Legendary Miami Dolphins head coach, Don Shula, the NFL’s winningest coach and the architect of the only perfect season in league history has died, according to one of his children. He was 90. The cause of death has not been released but Shula reportedly did not die from coronavirus.
BREAKING: Don Shula, the steal-jawed son of Hungarian immigrants who rose from tiny Painesville, Ohio, to carve his name in professional football’s record books and become both a national figure and a South Florida icon passed away Monday morning. https://t.co/bLDJ1FkiIa
— Miami Herald Sports (@HeraldSports) May 4, 2020
Don Shula, the winningest coach in NFL history, died Monday at the age of 90, the Dolphins announced. pic.twitter.com/EEBp2nFbka
— SportsCenter (@SportsCenter) May 4, 2020
The team says he died this morning at his home surrounded by family. Shula was the coach of the undefeated 1972 Dolphins and won two Super Bowls with the team.
Very sad news: Dolphins Hall of Fame coach Don Shula passed away this morning at age 90, one of his children confirmed.
— Barry Jackson (@flasportsbuzz) May 4, 2020