Dee Andros
Courtesy: Idaho Athletic Media Relations
          Release: 05/01/2007
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Dee Andros coached at Idaho for three years and compiled an 11-16-1 record for the Vandal football team from 1962-64. Andros made significant contributions to college football during his life as a player, coach and athletic director. Andros played football at Oklahoma under the legendary Bud Wilkerson before starting his head coaching career at Idaho in 1962. After Idaho, he coached at Oregon State for 10 years, where he was known for his 1967 “Giant Killers” season when the Beavers took down No. 2 Purdue, tied the new No. 2 UCLA the following week, then beat No. 1 USC the next week en route to a 7-2-1 record. After coaching, Andros served as OSU’s athletic director for 10 years for which he was honored in the National Association of Collegiate Directors of Athletics Hall of Fame. Additionally, Andros served with the Marines in World War II and helped storm Iwo Jima and witnessed the famous flag-raising moment.

 

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