Vic Rapp, American-Canadian football coach, Died at 80


Victor M. Rapp was born on December 23, 1935, and died on October 24, 2016.

He was an American and Canadian football coach.

Vic served as the head coach of the BC Lions from 1977–1982.

Rapp was a graduate of the University of Missouri, Rapp served as the Tigers end coach from 1967–71.

During 1972, Rapp became the offensive coordinator of the Canadian Football League’s Edmonton Eskimos.

Throughout his in Edmonton, the Eskimos appeared in the Grey Cup four times; winning in 1975.

Rapp left Edmonton in 1977 to become the receivers coach at Miami.

In less than three weeks after accepting the Miami job, BC Lions general manager Bob Ackles hired Rapp to replace Cal Murphy as Lions head coach.

Vic Rapp passed away at 80 years old.