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U of Virginia Assistant Football Coach Dave Borbely '81 Speaks Up

August 14, 2007

Dave Borbely 2007 1.jpgAugust 14, 2007, Greencastle, Ind. - Dave Borbeley, offensive line coach for the University of Virginia's football team, "studied history at DePauw before going into coaching," reports the Richmond Times-Dispatch. "I started out as a business major 'cause that's what my parents wanted me to do," the 1981 DePauw graduate tells the newspaper. "That lasted till my second year when I took microeconomics."

Borbely and other assistants to Virginia head coach Al Groh are cited in a humorous story by Bob Lipper. "Normally, Groh keeps their lips zipped like a ski parka at Wintergreen. It's the 'one-voice' mantra he inherited from mentor/guru Bill Parcells -- the one voice in this case NCAA Football Wilson.jpgbelonging to Groh ... Except there's a brief window annually -- this year's runs from Aug. 5-19 -- when the assistants are made available to us news hounds. Sunday was the midpoint for this freedom-of-information bonanza."

Access the story at the newspaper's Web site, and read more about Dave Borbely -- a four-year letterman at DePauw who has also coached at Colorado, Notre Dame, Stanford, Tulane, Temple and Rice -- in this previous article.

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