The Father of Boise State Football Lyle Smith Has Passed Away
The news is breaking that Lyle Smith former coach of the Boise State Bronco's dubbed the "Father of BSU Football" has passed away.
The legendary Coach who is the All-Time wins leader in BSU History Lyle Smith passed away last night (7/25/17). He was 101 and just last year the Bronco's celebrated his 100th birthday during the annual Spring Game highlighting his contribution to the program at BSU.
Twitter is a moving memorial of local athletes, former coaching staffs, and Boise State Alumni sending their condolences.
Our hearts are saddened by the loss of this #legend. Will the Bronco's dedicate their season to the #Coach? We sure hope so. Thank you, Lyle Smith, for what you have done for the community and the program at Boise State. #RIPLyleSmith