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Celebrity Deaths in Sports

  • Johnny Majors (2020)

    Johnny  Majors

    Johnny Majors was the legendary head football coach at Tennessee and Pittsburgh. He led the Pittsburgh Panthers to an undefeated season and the national championship in 1976. For full obituary and coverage from Legacy.com, click here.

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  • Wes Unseld (2020)

    Wes Unseld

    Wes Unseld was a legendary Hall of Fame center for the Baltimore/Washington Bullets who was one of only two players in NBA history to win rookie of the year and MVP in the same season. For full obituary and coverage from Legacy.com, click here.

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  • Pat Dye (2020)

    Pat Dye

    Pat Dye was the legendary head football coach at Auburn from 1981 until 1992 who led the Tigers to four SEC Championship wins. For full obituary and coverage from Legacy.com, click here.

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  • Roosevelt Taylor (2020)

    Roosevelt Taylor

    Roosevelt "Rosie" Taylor was a former Bears All-Pro safety who helped lead the Chicago Bears to the 1963 NFL championship title. For full obituary and coverage from Legacy.com, click here.

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  • Eddie Sutton, 84 (1936 - 2020)

    Eddie Sutton

    Eddie Sutton was a college basketball coach who was the first to take four different teams to the NCAA tournament: Creighton, Arkansas, Kentucky and Oklahoma State. For full obituary and coverage from Legacy.com, click here.

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