Daughter Says Former Buckeye Football Coach Has Alzheimer's Disease

Aug 28, 2017

Earle Bruce (R) with Jim Tressel

86-year-old former Ohio State University football coach Earle Bruce is the fifth member of his family to be diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease. 

Bruce's daughter says his father and both of his sisters died of Alzheimer's and his brother also has the disease. He coached at the University of Tampa (1972), Iowa State University (1973–1978), Ohio State University (1979–1987), the University of Northern Iowa (1988), and Colorado State University (1989–1992), compiling a career record of 154–90–2