RUSSELLVILLE, Ark. (AP) - Former Arkansas Tech All-American and longtime football coach Don Dempsey has died at 83.
The school says he died Monday in Russellville.
Dempsey was an All-American in 1954 when he played center and linebacker.
He joined the Arkansas Tech staff in 1959 as an assistant football and head baseball coach. He became head football coach in 1967 and continued to coach baseball until 1970. He stepped down as football coach in 1975.
Funeral services are Friday at First United Methodist Church of Russellville.

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