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December 6, 1990
Jerry Pettibone, who built a winning team at Northern Illinois and has served as recruiting coordinator for some of the country's big-name college football programs, was named coach at Oregon State Wednesday. The length of Pettibone's contract and salary are being negotiated. Pettibone, 51, replaces Dave Kragthorpe, who resigned after compiling a 17-48-2 record in six seasons.
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November 26, 1996 | From Staff and Wire Reports
And the coaching changes just keep on coming . . . In the latest round of college football coaching dismissals Monday, Dan Henning resigned at scandal-plagued Boston College, Johnny Majors quit at Pittsburgh and Jerry Pettibone followed suit at Oregon State. Maryland's Mark Duffner and Southern Methodist's Tom Rossley were fired. With two weeks left in the regular season, 20 of 111 Division I-A coaches have resigned, retired or been fired.
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December 4, 1990
Northern Illinois football Coach Jerry Pettibone is scheduled to tour Oregon State today to decide whether he wants to become the school's next head football coach. Gerald O'Dell, Northern Illinois athletic director, said he told the school's football team that Pettibone has been offered the job but Oregon State Athletic Director Dutch Baughman said only that he would be happy to recommend Pettibone for the job.
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October 19, 1991 | MAL FLORENCE, TIMES STAFF WRITER
As a UCLA assistant coach in 1976, Terry Donahue applied for the coaching job at Oregon State. He was a finalist for the position but lost out to Craig Fertig, then a USC assistant coach. Donahue and Fertig are friends and meet at least once a year for lunch. It's assumed that Donahue buys. He should. It was a most fortuitous disappointment for Donahue at the time. He soon replaced Dick Vermeil as UCLA's coach and is in his 16th season at the school.
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November 26, 1996 | From Staff and Wire Reports
And the coaching changes just keep on coming . . . In the latest round of college football coaching dismissals Monday, Dan Henning resigned at scandal-plagued Boston College, Johnny Majors quit at Pittsburgh and Jerry Pettibone followed suit at Oregon State. Maryland's Mark Duffner and Southern Methodist's Tom Rossley were fired. With two weeks left in the regular season, 20 of 111 Division I-A coaches have resigned, retired or been fired.
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October 19, 1991 | MAL FLORENCE, TIMES STAFF WRITER
As a UCLA assistant coach in 1976, Terry Donahue applied for the coaching job at Oregon State. He was a finalist for the position but lost out to Craig Fertig, then a USC assistant coach. Donahue and Fertig are friends and meet at least once a year for lunch. It's assumed that Donahue buys. He should. It was a most fortuitous disappointment for Donahue at the time. He soon replaced Dick Vermeil as UCLA's coach and is in his 16th season at the school.
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January 23, 1993 | From Staff and Wire Reports
Mark Olford, starting quarterback at Oregon State last season, has decided not to transfer. Olford had said he would transfer because Coach Jerry Pettibone had decided to switch him to defensive back.
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January 24, 1992
Kennedy High football standouts Alex Sawatzke and Elijah Raphael will both head north next season to compete for Pacific 10 Conference schools. Raphael committed to Washington State and Sawatzke said he is headed for Oregon State, Kennedy Coach Bob Francola said. Sawatzke, an inside linebacker and The Times' Valley lineman of the year, made a commitment during Coach Jerry Pettibone's visit to his home Thursday night.
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December 5, 1990 | From Associated Press
Jerry Pettibone has told his athletic director at Northern Illinois that he's taking the head football coaching job at Oregon State University. Pettibone met with Oregon State officials in Corvallis Tuesday and visited the university's athletic facilities. An Oregon State official said a deal on the coaching job had been struck and the Pacific 10 Conference school planned to announce it this afternoon.
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September 8, 1991 | From Associated Press
Twenty years after the wishbone first electrified college football, former Oklahoma assistant Jerry Pettibone hopes an updated version will resurrect Oregon State football. But the Beavers' new head coach is off to a rocky start. Utah quarterback Frank Dolce passed for 209 yards and a touchdown Saturday to spoil Pettibone's debut with the Beavers and lead the Utes to a 22-10 victory. Chris Yergensen kicked three field goals for Utah (2-0).
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December 6, 1990
Jerry Pettibone, who built a winning team at Northern Illinois and has served as recruiting coordinator for some of the country's big-name college football programs, was named coach at Oregon State Wednesday. The length of Pettibone's contract and salary are being negotiated. Pettibone, 51, replaces Dave Kragthorpe, who resigned after compiling a 17-48-2 record in six seasons.
SPORTS
December 4, 1990
Northern Illinois football Coach Jerry Pettibone is scheduled to tour Oregon State today to decide whether he wants to become the school's next head football coach. Gerald O'Dell, Northern Illinois athletic director, said he told the school's football team that Pettibone has been offered the job but Oregon State Athletic Director Dutch Baughman said only that he would be happy to recommend Pettibone for the job.
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October 4, 1994 | EARL GUSTKEY
USC finally played a game the way it has been practicing, and paid for it with a 22-7 loss Saturday against Oregon. Dating from the Trojans' August training camp and through most practices since, visitors have noted Trojan receivers dropping more passes than was the case a year ago. Of course, a year ago USC still had Johnnie Morton. Trojan receivers dropped six of Rob Johnson's passes Saturday, Ken Grace muffing two of them.
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December 2, 1996 | JIM HODGES
Dutch Baughman, Oregon State's athletic director, has already talked with UCLA defensive coordinator Rocky Long about becoming the Beavers' football coach. Long and USC's Mike Riley, along with Oregon State offensive coordinator Denny Schuler, have been mentioned prominently in the search to replace Jerry Pettibone, who resigned under fire Tuesday with two years remaining on his contract. Oregon State went 2-9 this season.
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