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August 26, 1986 | MARK HEISLER, Times Staff Writer
How to become a Raider defensive lineman: You should contrive to be born somewhere that isn't a football hotbed. Sean Jones was born in Kingston, Jamaica. Enough said. You should grow to a huge size, but not too quickly, lest everyone find out about you. Another A for Jones, who was 6 feet and 185 pounds when he started his senior year in high school in Montclair, N.J., and is 6-7, 265 now. You should attend a college where football is one notch above a club sport.
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March 3, 1993 | From Staff and Wire Reports
The Raiders have hired Ray Hamilton as their defensive line coach. Hamilton, 42, succeeds Earl Leggett, who left to take a job with the New York Giants.
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January 14, 1989
Earl Leggett, who recently resigned as defensive line coach of the Raiders, was hired in the same capacity by the Denver Broncos.
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March 3, 1993 | From Staff and Wire Reports
The Raiders have hired Ray Hamilton as their defensive line coach. Hamilton, 42, succeeds Earl Leggett, who left to take a job with the New York Giants.
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February 6, 1991 | CHRIS DUFRESNE
The Raiders announced Tuesday that former assistant coach Earl Leggett has rejoined the team as defensive line coach, the same position he held from 1980 to '88, before joining the Denver Broncos in '89. Leggett, 56, replaces defensive line coach Bill Urbanik, who remains with the team for the present but is said to be "contemplating other opportunities," according to a Raider spokesman.
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January 10, 1989 | EARL GUSTKEY, Times Staff Writer
Earl Leggett, defensive line coach for the Raiders for 9 seasons, has resigned, the club said Monday. Leggett, 56, is the third Raider assistant coach to leave since the team completed a 7-9 season last month. Earlier, Coach Mike Shanahan fired defensive coordinator Charlie Sumner and secondary coach Willie Brown. Leggett said: "I had an opportunity to stay (with the Raiders), but there are a lot of jobs available out there, and I felt that . . .
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February 9, 1985
Fountain Valley High School's Brad Leggett and Carl Harry made verbal commitments Friday to play college football and will sign national letters of intent Wednesday. Leggett, a 6-foot 5-inch, 250-pound offensive tackle, will attend USC. He is the son of former Lousiana State star Earl Leggett, who played for the Chicago Bears and is now an assistant coach for the Los Angeles Raiders. Harry, 6-0, 165, will attend Utah. As a wide receiver, Harry caught 42 passes for 616 yards.
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February 6, 1991 | CHRIS DUFRESNE
The Raiders announced Tuesday that former assistant coach Earl Leggett has rejoined the team as defensive line coach, the same position he held from 1980 to '88, before joining the Denver Broncos in '89. Leggett, 56, replaces defensive line coach Bill Urbanik, who remains with the team for the present but is said to be "contemplating other opportunities," according to a Raider spokesman.
SPORTS
January 14, 1989
Earl Leggett, who recently resigned as defensive line coach of the Raiders, was hired in the same capacity by the Denver Broncos.
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January 10, 1989 | EARL GUSTKEY, Times Staff Writer
Earl Leggett, defensive line coach for the Raiders for 9 seasons, has resigned, the club said Monday. Leggett, 56, is the third Raider assistant coach to leave since the team completed a 7-9 season last month. Earlier, Coach Mike Shanahan fired defensive coordinator Charlie Sumner and secondary coach Willie Brown. Leggett said: "I had an opportunity to stay (with the Raiders), but there are a lot of jobs available out there, and I felt that . . .
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August 26, 1986 | MARK HEISLER, Times Staff Writer
How to become a Raider defensive lineman: You should contrive to be born somewhere that isn't a football hotbed. Sean Jones was born in Kingston, Jamaica. Enough said. You should grow to a huge size, but not too quickly, lest everyone find out about you. Another A for Jones, who was 6 feet and 185 pounds when he started his senior year in high school in Montclair, N.J., and is 6-7, 265 now. You should attend a college where football is one notch above a club sport.
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February 18, 1993 | LONNIE WHITE
After losing three assistant coaches in the last two months, Raider Coach Art Shell hired former World League defensive coordinator Jim Haslett as linebackers coach Wednesday. Haslett, who played linebacker in the NFL for nine seasons with the Buffalo Bills and the New York Jets, will replace Ronnie Jones, who is now with the Houston Oilers. Haslett, 36, retired in 1987 and coached linebackers for the University of Buffalo for three seasons.
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February 13, 1985 | MIKE DiGIOVANNA, Times Staff Writer
W ith his Southern accent, occasional use of down-home jargon and a substantial paunch, Earl Leggett, former Louisiana State University All-American and 12-year National Football League veteran, looks and sounds like one of the good ol' boys. And Leggett was recruited to play football out of Mississippi's Hinds Junior College back in the good ol' days.
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