Dartmouth Football Coach Buddy Teevens Passes Away.

By: Babita Singh


Dartmouth College's Head Football Coach Buddy Teevens, aged 66, has passed away due to injuries sustained in a cycling accident.

The Teevens family released a statement confirming his peaceful passing and expressed gratitude for the outpouring of support. 

Dartmouth's president and director of athletics mourned the loss of Buddy Teevens, highlighting his impact on both the college and football community.

The tragic accident occurred in March when Teevens' bike was struck by a pickup truck, leading to life-altering injuries.

Teevens, a former Dartmouth quarterback, had a distinguished coaching career spanning 22 seasons.

He was renowned for advocating football safety and reducing full-contact practices, contributing to innovations like the Mobile Virtual Player.

Interim Head Coach Sammy McCorkle broke the news of Teevens' passing to the team.

Dartmouth plans to play its scheduled game against Lehigh, dedicating the season to honoring Teevens' memory.

The school will hold a moment of silence and additional tributes during the 2023 football season.

Buddy Teevens' legacy will continue to be celebrated in the coming weeks and months with input from his family.

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