Official website of the New England Patriots

replay
Patriots Replay Thu Sep 16 | 12:00 AM - 11:55 AM

Belichick's father dies of heart failure

FOXBOROUGH, Mass (Nov. 20, 2005) -- Steve Belichick, the father of New England Patriots head coach Bill Belichick, died Saturday night of heart failure. He was 86.

The elder Belichick, an Ohio native, played fullback with the Detroit Lions and was an assistant football coach at the U.S. Naval Academy for 33 years. He played football at Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland and coached at Hiram College in northeast Ohio.

Team spokeswoman Michelle Murphy had no further details about Steve Belichick's death, but said the team would issue a statement later Sunday.

This article has been reproduced in a new format and may be missing content or contain faulty links. Please use the Contact Us link in our site footer to report an issue.
Advertising

Latest News

Presented by
Advertising

Trending Video

Advertising

In Case You Missed It

Presented by
Advertising