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Star-Bulletin Sports

Tuesday, February 8, 2000

N. F. L. _ H A W A I I

VonAppen hired
by Vikings

Star-Bulletin staff and wire


Former University of Hawaii head coach Fred vonAppen was named defensive line coach of the Minnesota Vikings today. VonAppen, who coached the Rainbows from 1996-1998, replaces Andre Patterson, who took a similar position with the Dallas Cowboys. VonAppen coached with Vikings head coach Dennis Green when the two of them were with the San Francisco 49ers. VonAppen was the 49ers defensive line coach from 1983-86, during which time the team won a Super Bowl. VonAppen was 5-31 as head coach of the Rainbows. He spent this past season as a volunteer assistant at the University of Washington.

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