The Parthenon

Former Herd All-American, coach dies

Shannon Stowers, Managing Editor

August 9, 2015

Two-time All-American and former Thundering Herd football coach Phil Ratliff died Sunday afternoon. Ratliff had an unexpected "cardiac event" while on a coaches retreat earlier in the week. According to reports, Ratliff was on life support with no brain function before he died. The University...