Wendy Anderson, wife of Arkansas State coach, dies at 49
FILE - In this Thursday, Aug. 1, 2019, file photo, Arkansas State assistant football coach David Duggan speaks with a reporter at the NCAA college football team's media day in Jonesboro, Ark. Duggan will serve as interim head coach as head coach Blake Anderson takes a leave of absence following the death of his wife. (Quentin Winstine/The Jonesboro Sun via AP, File)
FILE - In this Sept. 2, 2017, file photo, Wendy Anderson, center, wife of Arkansas State head coach Blake Anderson, obscured at left, smiles after chatting with Nebraska head coach Mike Riley, rear, before an NCAA college football game in Lincoln, Neb. Wendy Anderson has died after a two-year fight with breast cancer.
Blake Anderson says his wife died Monday night, Aug. 19, 2019, just hours after the school announced he would be taking a leave of absence. He said on Twitter : "She passed as peacefully & gracefully as you could ever hope." (AP Photo/Nati Harnik, File)
FILE - In this Saturday, Dec. 29, 2018, file photo, Arkansas State head coach Blake Anderson is pictured in the first half during an NCAA college football bowl game against Nevada, in Tucson, Ariz. Wendy Anderson, the wife of Arkansas State football coach Blake Anderson, died Monday, Aug. 19, 2019, after a two-year fight with breast cancer. She was 49. (AP Photo/Rick Scuteri, File)