2 | Seasons in dual roles

Barry Alvarez final home game as coach

Alvarez spent 2 seasons as UW’s head football coach and athletic director after taking over AD duties following Pat Richter’s retirement in 2004. Alvarez compiled a 19-6 record while serving in the dual roles before retiring from coaching in 2006. 

ABOVE: Alvarez with his wife, Cindy, take in the applause and congratulations from the fans after Alvarez’s final home game, a loss to Big Ten rival Iowa on Nov. 12, 2005.