Former University of Colorado Boulder football coach Bill McCartney is dealing with late-onset Alzheimer’s.
McCartney’s children announced Monday that the 75-year-old coaching legend has been officially diagnosed with the disease, which already has caused him memory issues.
McCartney coached at Colorado from 1982-94. In his 13-season stint with the school, the Buffaloes went 93-55-5, won three straight Big 8 titles from 1989-91 and captured a national championship in 1990.
McCartney’s family said in the statement that he is getting treatment to try to slow the disease.