UC Davis football icon Jim Sochor dies at 77
Aggie head football coach Jim Sochor looks forward to the 1986 UC Davis football season in this photo from that year's media guide. The legendary Hall of Famer led the Aggies to 18 consecutive Division II league championships, Courtesy photo
Jim Sochor, the man who raised the UC Davis football program to national prominence and record-setting stature, has died after a lengthy battle with cancer.
Sochor was 77.
Named to the College Football Hall of Fame in 1999 after guiding the Aggies to 18 consecutive Division II league championships, Sochor finished his career with a 156-41-5 record.
Sochor died Tuesday. UCD Athletics Communications Director Mike Robles publicly broke the news and issued a short statement late Wednesday evening:
“Jim Sochor, who lifted the UC Davis the football program to unparalleled ... Continue Reading