Baton Rouge (WBRZ) - LSU football fans are mourning today, as legendary tiger head coach Paul Dietzel has passed away.

LSU officials say Dietzel died this morning, but did not have the details on his death.

Dietzel coached the Tigers to their first national championship in football in 1958, as well as coaching LSU'S only heisman trophy winner, Billy Cannon.

Paul Dietzel was 89 years old.