Dick Tamburo is confirmed dead at the age of 90.
Dick was best known as a American college athletic director (Arizona State Sun Devils).
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Former Arizona State athletic director Dick Tamburo dies at 90
Former Arizona State athletic director Dick Tamburo dies at 90
RT @jeffmetcalfe: Former #ASU athletic director and assistant football coach Dick Tamburo has died ... he was ASU AD from 1980-85
RT @jeffmetcalfe: Former #ASU athletic director and assistant football coach Dick Tamburo has died ... he was ASU AD from 1980-85
Former #ASU athletic director and assistant football coach Dick Tamburo has died ... he was ASU AD from 1980-85
Dick Tamburo
Playing career
1950–1952Michigan State
Position(s)Center
Coaching career (HC unless noted)
1958–1966Arizona State (assistant)
1967–1970Iowa (assistant)
Administrative career (AD unless noted)
1971–1972Kent State (assistant AD)
1972–1978Illinois (associate AD)
1978–1980Texas Tech
1980–1985Arizona State
1985–1986Fresno State (associate AD)
1986–1988Missouri (assistant AD)
1988–1992Missouri
Accomplishments and honors
Awards
First-team All-American (1952)
Richard P. Tamburo (born c. 1930) was an American football player and athletic coach and administrator. A native of New Kensington, Pennsylvania, he played college football for the Michigan State Spartans football team and was selected by the Associated Press, the International News Service and the Central Press Association as a first-team player on the 1952 College Football All-America Team. He later went into coaching and intercollegiate athletic administration. He served as the athletic director at Texas Tech (1978–1980), Arizona State University (1980–1985), and the University of Missouri (1988–1992).
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