Blue Bombers Asst. Coach Richard Harris Passes Away

Blue Bombers Asst. Coach Richard Harris Passes Away


The Winnipeg Blue Bombers are mourning the loss of defensive line and assistant head coach Richard Harris.

Harris, 63, suffered a heart attack while in his office Tuesday and was rushed to the hospital.

“This has struck our entire organization from the top down,” Blue Bomber president Jim Bell said in a statement. “We are all in a state of shock and first and foremost would like to express our deepest sympathies to his family. The Winnipeg Football Club has lost not only a great coach, but an even better man.”

Harris joined the Blue Bombers in 2006 and was appointed the team’s assistant coach in January of this year.


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