Stewart Dies

Not quite a year after he officially "resigned" from his position as head football coach at West Virginia University, Bill Stewart died of an apparent heart attack Monday afternoon.

WVU officials confirmed Stewart's death in a two sentence statement, released at 3:18 p.m. on Monday. had previously reported Stewart had collapsed in the middle of a golf outing with former WVU athletic director Ed Pastilong at Stonewall Resort in Roanoke, W.Va.

The report indicated Stewart had been taken to a hospital in nearby Weston. Stewart, who was fired in June 2011 after three seasons as the Mountaineers' head coach, would have turned 60 in June.

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