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

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].