Jack Lengyel facts for kids
Lengyel was the head football coach at the College of Wooster from 1966 to 1970 and at Marshall University from 1971 until 1974, having a college football record of 33–54.
At Marshall, he took over the Thundering Herd football program after the Southern Airways Flight 932 plane crash that killed nearly the entire team in 1970.
In the 2006 movie We Are Marshall, is based on the Marshall plane crash and Marshall's 1971 team where he is played by Matthew McConaughey.
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