Former Eastern Illinois football coach Bob Spoo, whose players included future NFL quarterbacks Tony Romo and Jimmy Garoppolo, has died at age 80. The university said Spoo died Monday in Rockford. School spokesman Rich Moser said Spoo had been ill in recent weeks. Spoo retired in 2011 after 25...

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  • Bob Spoo, Legendary Loyola And Eastern Illinois Coach, Dies At 80
    WILMETTE, IL — The former Loyola Academy and Eastern Illinois football coach Bob Spoo died Monday in Rockford at the age of 80, the university announced. Spoo spent 25 seasons on the Eastern Illinois ...
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    was head coach at Loyola Academy in Wilmette from 1967-72 directing it to a 51-9-2 record and the 1969 Chicago City Championship. He was the 1970 National High School Athletic Coaches Association Football 'Coach of the Year', 1969 Illinois 'Coach of the Year' and 1972 Chicago 'Coach of the Year'.
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    Bob Spoo. Bob Spoo (November 2, 1937) is a retired college football coach. He served as the head football coach at Eastern Illinois University from 1987 to 2011 (with an interruption in 2006 due to surgery), compiling a record of 144–131–1. Spoo led the Eastern Illinois Panthers to five conference titles, nine playoff berths,...
    04/2/2019 - 12:49 pm | View Website
  • Robert Spoo Obituary
    A celebration of his coaching career will take place at Eastern Illinois University at a later date. Bob was born November 2nd, 1937 in Chicago, IL, the son of John and Helen Spoo, nee Fuzi.
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  • Eastern Illinois legend Bob Spoo, 80, left his mark on ...
    Bob Spoo coached Loyola to a 51-9-2 record before establishing a reputable FCS program at Eastern Illinois.
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