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Sportsmen Since 1967

Wednesday, July 17th, 2024

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Sportsmen Since 1967

Bud Grant’s incredible life outside football included passion, action for the outdoors

Former Minnesota Vikings NFL football coach Bud Grant enjoys a laugh before signing a fish replica painted in Vikings colors as he celebrates his 88th birthday, Wednesday, May 20, 2015, while hosting a garage sale at his Bloomington, Minn. home. (AP Photo/Jim Mone)

Harry Peter Grant Jr. died in his Bloomington home on Saturday morning, March 11, at the age of 95. He was the head coach for the Vikings from 1967-85. Outside of football, the outdoors was a huge part of his life.
This week, friends recalled how he would say that he was more worried about hunting and fishing with friends and grandchildren than he was about making a game plan for Sunday.

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