Wednesday, July 23
(Minneapolis, MN) -- Former University of Minnesota All-American football player Bob McNamara has died at the age of 82. McNamara was a member of the Gophers football and basketball teams during the 1950's. His football playing career continued in the CFL and AFL. He also helped get a number of athletic facilities built including TCF Bank Stadium. The McNamara Academic Center was named after him and his brother Richard.