Former ECU football coach Sonny Randle dies at 81

Published: May. 24, 2017 at 10:02 PM EDT
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HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (WSAZ) -- WSAZ-TV is reporting that former East Carolina and Marshall head football coach and broadcaster Sonny Randle has died.

Randle was 81-years-old.

He spent 1970 as ECU's wide receivers coach and then as the Pirates head coach from 1971-1973

Following two seasons at the University of Virginia, Randle was the head coach at Marshall from 1979-1983.

He was also a four-time Pro Bowl receiver in the NFL during his 10-year playing career.