Longtime UNM wrestling coach Bill Dotson passes away

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ALBUQUERQUE, N.M.- Legendary wrestling coach Bill Dotson has passed away.

Dotson was the UNM wrestling coach from 1980-1999.

As a college wrestler he won two NCAA titles at Northern Iowa in the 1962-1963 season becoming the first wrestler to win the Division I and II championships in the same year.

Dotson helped five Lobos become All-Americans.

He’s a member of the Iowa wrestling hall of fame.

His sons Scott and Charlie wrestled for him at UNM.