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January 2, 1986
Jerry Berndt, who led Pennsylvania to four consecutive Ivy League titles, Wednesday was named football coach and athletic director at Rice. Berndt, who resigned at Penn Tuesday, signed a five-year contract with the Southwest Conference university. He replaced Watson Brown, who resigned Dec. 5. Berndt's salary is believed to be about $150,000 annually. Berndt, 47, ended five years at Penn with a 29-18-2 record. He followed a 1-9 season in 1981 with four consecutive Ivy League championships.
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November 15, 1992 | From Associated Press
The Miami Hurricanes were supposed to win easily, and Gino Torretta made sure they did. Continuing his late charge in the Heisman Trophy race, Torretta threw for 221 yards and two touchdowns Saturday to help top-ranked Miami defeat lowly Temple, 48-0. The Hurricanes (9-0) extended the nation's longest winning streak to 27 games and won their 51st in a row at the Orange Bowl. A reporter asked Torretta about speculation that he's the Heisman front-runner.
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November 15, 1992 | From Associated Press
The Miami Hurricanes were supposed to win easily, and Gino Torretta made sure they did. Continuing his late charge in the Heisman Trophy race, Torretta threw for 221 yards and two touchdowns Saturday to help top-ranked Miami defeat lowly Temple, 48-0. The Hurricanes (9-0) extended the nation's longest winning streak to 27 games and won their 51st in a row at the Orange Bowl. A reporter asked Torretta about speculation that he's the Heisman front-runner.
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November 15, 1990 | Associated Press
Last year at this time, the Temple Owls were just trying to avoid a winless season. Now they're chasing a bid to the Independence Bowl. Bowl officials will be watching Saturday when the Owls (5-4) play host to Rutgers (3-7), Temple's only victim last year in coach Jerry Berndt's first season. "I was obviously delighted to think that we could go from winning one game in one year to even having a chance to be invited to a bowl," Berndt said Wednesday.
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November 19, 1992 | Associated Press
Disgruntled Oklahoma football players met with their coaches Wednesday in an effort to clear up some hard feelings over who plays quarterback for the Sooners. "A group of players got together and wanted to visit with each other about the quarterback situation that developed last week after the Missouri game concerning Steve Collins and Cale Gundy," Coach Gary Gibbs said. Gundy played all the way in a 15-15 tie with Oklahoma State last weekend.
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January 16, 1989 | Associated Press
Fred Goldsmith, defensive coordinator at Arkansas for the past five seasons, has accepted the head coaching job at the nation's current worst major football college, Rice University. Goldsmith apparently signed up on Sunday, taking over the head job at a school that has not won a football game since Sept. 26, 1987, went 0-11 last year and has lost 18 in a row, the longest major college losing streak in the country. "Why we picked him over any particular individual I don't know," said J.
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November 6, 1988 | From Times Wire Services
Freshman Raghib (Rocket) Ismail listened to Coach Lou Holtz, and the rest is Notre Dame history. Ismail returned kickoffs 78 and 83 yards for touchdowns Saturday to tie a 66-year-old school record as the top-ranked Fighting Irish overpowered Rice, 54-11. "Usually I'm at the 5 or the goal line," Ismail said. "Coach Holtz told me to line up at the 10--he prepared me. "It doesn't matter who's back there, if you have guys who block and know all their assignments.
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January 2, 1986
Jerry Berndt, who led Pennsylvania to four consecutive Ivy League titles, Wednesday was named football coach and athletic director at Rice. Berndt, who resigned at Penn Tuesday, signed a five-year contract with the Southwest Conference university. He replaced Watson Brown, who resigned Dec. 5. Berndt's salary is believed to be about $150,000 annually. Berndt, 47, ended five years at Penn with a 29-18-2 record. He followed a 1-9 season in 1981 with four consecutive Ivy League championships.
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June 28, 1990 | TED BROCK
Not all international sporting events in recent years have been festivals of pure goodwill. Just the same, the city of Seattle doesn't want anyone getting the wrong idea about its new robot. The city's $80,000 "Andros Mark VI," which is controlled by a human being from a remote board, came to town two weeks ago. Seattle and the Pacific Northwest will play host to the 1990 Goodwill Games, which open next Monday.
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November 27, 1988 | From Associated Press
Jason Phillips and James Dixon of Houston became the first teammates in National Collegiate Athletic Assn. history to finish 1-2 in the nation in receiving as they helped the Cougars defeat Rice, 45-14, Saturday in a Southwest Conference game at Houston. Against the Owls, who finished 0-11 this season and have lost 18 straight--the nation's longest losing streak--Phillips caught 11 passes for 207 yards and Dixon caught 15 for 108.
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