Death of Dick Nolan

March 26, 1932 - November 11, 2007
Dallas, Texas | Age 75

Former coach of the San Francisco 49ers
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Dick Nolan, the former coach of the San Francisco 49ers and the father of current coach Mike Nolan, died Sunday, the 49ers said. He was 75.

Dick Nolan, a former NFL defensive back who also coached the New Orleans Saints, had been in declining health with Alzheimer's disease and prostate cancer for several years. He spent the last few months at an assisted-care facility in the Dallas area, near his home with his wife, Ann.

Dick Nolan played nine NFL seasons before becoming a...

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