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Former Tiger Coach Bill Lynch Speaks at College Football Hall of Fame

May 20, 2008

Bill Lynch IU.jpgMay 20, 2008, Greencastle, Ind. - "Just like the great Johnny Cash, (Bill) Lynch has been everywhere -- in Indiana anyway," notes a story by South Bend, Indiana CBS affiliate WSBT-TV. "For over 30 years, one way or another, Lynch has coached football in the state of Indiana -- at Butler, Ball State, DePauw and now at IU. His next destination is to get the Hoosiers to the next level."

Lynch, who coached the Tigers to an 8-2 record in 2004, was on hand for today's Gridiron Legends Luncheon at the College Football Hall of Fame. Lynch's team at Indiana University was 7-5 for the 2007 season and the Hoosiers received receive their first bowl bid since 1993. 

"Now we've just got to keep going," Lynch said today. "We've got a very favorable schedule, we've got eight home games for the first time in Indiana history so we've Peyton Lynch.jpgjust got to build upon last year." (at right: Lynch with Indianapolis Colts QB and Ubben Lecturer Peyton Manning at DePauw's Kresge Auditorium; October 26, 2004)

Access the item at the television station's Web site. Another story appears in the South Bend Tribune.

Lynch's DePauw team defeated Wabash College 14-7 in the 2004 Monon Bell Classic. Highlights from the game can be seen here: Video Link [Download Video: "2004 Monon Memory" - 7774kb].