Former football coach who won five Big Ten Conference Championships and one National Title as head coach of the Michigan Wolverines between 1995-2007. He received the AFCA Coach of the Year and
He was a football and baseball player at the University of Missouri.
He is a member of the College Football Hall of Fame as well as the Rose Bowl Hall of Fame.
He married Laurie McCartney.
He coached cornerback Charles Woodson to a Heisman Trophy win in 1997, the same.year the Wolverines won a National Championship.