SELMA, Calif. -- Former NFL player and Fresno State football coach JR Boone has died. He was 86.
Fresno State says Boone died in his sleep on Sunday at his home in Selma. Boone coached at Fresno State from 1973-75, posting a 10-24 record.
Boone finished his career with 497 yards rushing, 69 catches for 1,251 yards, 12 touchdowns and two interceptions.
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