Ron Zook on Randy Walker

The following is a statement from University of Illinois head football coach Ron Zook on the death of Northwestern coach Randy Walker, who was a college teammate at Miami of Ohio. This is a big loss for all of us.

"I am deeply shocked and saddened by the news of Randy's passing. I obviously have a long history with Randy that dates back to our time in college and know that he was a man of great passion. He was passionate about his family, his players, the Northwestern community and the game of football. I've also known his wife, Tamara, since our days at Miami and offer her and her children our deepest thoughts and prayers. This is a tragedy that makes you take a step back and appreciate every precious moment you have on this earth. Randy will truly be missed."

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