MARYVILLE, Mo. (AP) -- Northwest Missouri State University says head football coach Scott Bostwick died Sunday. He was 49.
The university said in a release that Bostwick died in Maryville of an apparent heart attack.
He was named Northwest Missouri's head football coach in December, replacing longtime coach head coach Mel Tjeerdsma (CHERCH-ma), who retired.
The university said no other details were available.
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