Former MSU, ASU, Lions coach Rogers dies at 83

Darryl Rogers, whose lengthy football coaching resume includes stints with Michigan State, Arizona State and the Detroit Lions, died Wednesday, his family announced. Rogers was 83.A cause of death was not immediately revealed. Rogers is survived by his wife, Marsha, and daughters, Stacy and Jamie.Rogers spent 16 years coaching college football at Fresno State (1969-72), San Jose State (1973-75), Michigan State (1976-79) and Arizona State (1980-84). He went 109-62-7 in that time, capturing his sole bowl win with the Sun Devils at the 1982 Fiesta Bowl.Rogers also coached the NFL’s Detroit Lions to an 18-40 record across four seasons from 1985-88.In his time at Michigan State, Rogers led the Spartans to the 1978 Big Ten championship, winning the conference’s Coach of the Year award that season.

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