Larry Kehres retiring as Mount Union football coach, one of the best ever

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Arguably the most dominant college football coach ever stepped down Wednesday.

Larry Kehres is retiring as football coach after guiding the Division III Mount Union Purple Raiders to 11 national championships in 27 years and an absurd 332-24-3 (.924) record. He'll stay on as athletic director and be replaced by his son, Vince Kehres, a former player and current defensive coordinator.

It's easy to overlook D3 football, except for that weekend in bowl season when the title game comes on, which always seems to be Mount Union vs. UW-Whitewater. But take a moment to look through some of the unbelievable, literally unbelievable, achievements Kehres and his program put together:

For more on Kehres, read this profile by Grantland's Michael Weinreb and the official release from Mount Union.

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