Denny Marcin

SOUTHPORT, N.C. (AP) — Former New York Giants and Jets assistant coach Dennis “Denny” Marcin has died. He was 75.

The gravelly voiced Marcin, known as “the Old Ball Coach” in football circles, coached the Giants’ defensive line from 1997-2003. He helped guide the likes of Michael Strahan and Keith Hamilton to New York’s Super Bowl appearance during the 2000 season.