In this photo taken Sept. 19, 2009, North Carolina State assistant coach Don Horton works directs players before an NCAA college football game against Gardner-Webb at Carter-Finley Stadium in Raleigh, N.C. Horton, a former North Carolina State and Boston College assistant football coach who fought a public battle with Parkinson's disease, died Saturday, May 28, 2016. He was 58. (Ethan Hyman/The News & Observer via AP) MANDATORY CREDIT
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) Don Horton, former North Carolina State and Boston College assistant football coach, has died. He was 58.
The funeral home handling Horton's arrangements in Raleigh said he died Saturday. He fought a public battle with Parkinson's disease.
Horton spent 10 years on Boston College's staff before coming with coach Tom O'Brien when he was hired by N.C. State after the 2006 season. Horton coached the Wolfpack's tight ends until May 2012, when he moved into an administrative position.