Gov. Doug Ducey has declared July 5 Frank Kush Day in honor of the Arizona State University coach who died June 22.
“I join my fellow Arizonans in remembering the life of Frank Kush and the historic impact he had on the state of Arizona,” Ducey said in a news release. “Coach Kush was instrumental in transforming ASU into what we know it to be today.
During his time with Arizona State University, Kush’s team reportedly won 176 games over 22 seasons and brought home nine conference titles and four Fiesta Bowls. He was named to the College Football Hall of Fame in 1995, the release said.
“Many of the important achievements that ASU has seen can be credited to Frank Kush’s passion for and devotion to improving Arizona,” Ducey said. “He brightened the lives of tens of thousands of students and carved his name into our state.”
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