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January 25, 1989 | Robyn Norwood
After 8 seasons as an assistant to Gene Murphy, Jerry Brown traded football Saturdays for football Sundays last year. After a wait that might have been longer than it should have, he got his chance in the pros, landing a job as an assistant with the Minnesota Vikings. It was a hiring hailed as encouraging because Brown is black. But more telling was a comment from the Vikings, who said they were so impressed with Brown that color wasn't an issue: They would have hired him if he were green.
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January 25, 1989 | Robyn Norwood
After 8 seasons as an assistant to Gene Murphy, Jerry Brown traded football Saturdays for football Sundays last year. After a wait that might have been longer than it should have, he got his chance in the pros, landing a job as an assistant with the Minnesota Vikings. It was a hiring hailed as encouraging because Brown is black. But more telling was a comment from the Vikings, who said they were so impressed with Brown that color wasn't an issue: They would have hired him if he were green.
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August 12, 1987 | BOB OATES, Times Staff Writer
There is a sure way for experienced, talented young college coaches to improve their coaching methods, Bill Walsh was saying here a year ago. The coach of the San Francisco 49ers since 1979, Walsh remarked: "Any (young coach) is bound to get something out of an intimate training-camp association with a veteran pro staff." Not that pros are better qualified than a college staff, he said, but their principles and prescriptions tend to be somewhat different.
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August 12, 1987 | BOB OATES, Times Staff Writer
There is a sure way for experienced, talented young college coaches to improve their coaching methods, Bill Walsh was saying here a year ago. The coach of the San Francisco 49ers since 1979, Walsh remarked: "Any (young coach) is bound to get something out of an intimate training-camp association with a veteran pro staff." Not that pros are better qualified than a college staff, he said, but their principles and prescriptions tend to be somewhat different.
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