Coaching Legend Tony Knap Dies


Tony Knap, former head football coach of Utah State, Boise State, and UNLV died Sunday at the age of 96. Knap was 25-14 at Utah State before taking over as head coach at Boise State in 1968. Knap amassed a 71-19-1 record in 8 years with the Broncos, including three 10-win seasons and three consecutive Big Sky titles (1973–75). In 1975, he moved south to take over at UNLV and in six seasons compiled a 47-20-2 record. Knap was the winningest coach in the history of the UNLV football program. He was inducted into the Boise State Athletic Hall of Fame in 1982, UNLV's Athletics Hall of Fame in 1989, and the Southern Nevada Sports Hall of Fame in 2004.