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Parseghian recognized for contribution

Former Notre Dame coach Ara Parseghian will be recognized for his contribution to the sport by the National College Football Awards Association.

Parseghian coached the Irish from 1964 to 1974, leading them to national championships in 1966 and 1973. The Irish hadn’t had a winning season in the five years before he arrived and he posted a 95-17-4 record in 11 seasons.

He later became a TV analyst and helped establish the Ara Parseghian Medical Research Foundation to work on a treatment for Niemann-Pick Type C, a rare and deadly disease that primarily strikes children. He lost three grandchildren to the disease. The foundation has raised more than $40 million for research.

The 89-year-old former coach will be given the award on Dec. 6 in Lake Buena Vista, Fla.

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