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Legendary SU football coach Dick MacPherson passes away

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BINGHAMTON (WBNG) - Legendary Syracuse football coach Dick MacPherson passed away on Tuesday at the age of 86. He died of natural causes. 

MacPherson spent ten seasons as the head coach at Syracuse, leading them to an undefeated season in 1987. In his ten seasons, MacPherson compiled a 66-46-4 record. 

Syracuse basketball head coach Jim Boeheim sent out the following tweet:

MacPherson returned to Syracuse as a color commentator for football games following two seasons as the New England Patriots head coach. 

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