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Former UTC football legend Carey Henley dies at 76

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EAST RIDGE, Tenn. (WRCB) -- Former University of Tennessee at Chattanooga football legend Carey "Coach" Henley died Monday at the age of 76.

The former Mocs' running back was named to the Little All-American team during his career in the late 50's and early 60's. He graduated from Chattanooga in 1962 and had a brief career in the pros with the Buffalo Bills.

Henley returned to the Scenic City and found success as a coach and athletic director on the high school level. He served in both roles at Kirkman Technical School, Brainerd High School and Tyner Academy over a three-decade prep career.

After retiring, he spent the last 22 years on staff at WindStone Golf Course in Ringgold, Ga.

Family will receive friends from 4-8 p.m. ET Wednesday at the East Chapel of Chattanooga Funeral Home on South Moore Road.

 

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