November 18, 2003 |
Washington Coach Keith Gilbertson will return for at least one more season despite a crushing loss to California, Athletic Director Barbara Hedges said. Gilbertson signed a four-year contract with two years essentially guaranteed when he was hired in late July after the firing of Rick Neuheisel. "He stepped into a very difficult situation at a very late date," Hedges told The Seattle Times. "Some things this season have not gone as expected, but he is an outstanding coach."
November 20, 2003 |
Washington Coach Keith Gilbertson, whose Huskies are the only team to play Ohio State and USC, says it would be an injustice if the Buckeyes were to play in the Sugar Bowl. "I would clearly say USC [is the better team]," Gilbertson said. "Offensively they have such diversity and dimensions in their offense, the way that they can attack you with the run and pass. "The amount of things they're able to do against you with their complete offensive package.
October 29, 1993 |
He used to show up on campus in the late 1970s to watch USC football Coach John Robinson lead his powerhouse teams through practice. The man, a Utah State assistant coach at the time, would take copious notes, soak up the scene and disappear. "I'm sure Robinson used to say, 'Why is this guy here all the time?' " that coach says now. When Robinson left USC to coach the Rams, the kid coach followed him to Anaheim, showing up often at Rams Park. Robinson knew the guy's name but not much else.
September 2, 1994 |
California tight end Matt Johnson injured his left knee and is expected to miss the first few weeks of the season, Coach Keith Gilbertson said. . . . A fifth Florida State player, junior offensive tackle Forrest Conoly, was suspended, for four games, for taking illegal gifts from sports agents.
January 4, 1992 |
Cal Coach Bruce Snyder, Stanford's Dennis Green and Washington offensive coordinator Keith Gilbertson are the top candidates to become head football coach at Arizona State. Athletic Director Charles Harris has interviewed Green to succeed Larry Marmie, who was fired after the Sun Devils went 6-5 last season. Harris also plans to interview Snyder and Gilbertson.
December 20, 1989 |
The race for University of Utah football coach appears to be down to Washington assistant Coach Keith Gilbertson and Arizona assistant Ron McBride. Oregon State Coach Dave Kragthorpe removed his name from consideration Tuesday, saying, "It was flattering to be considered by the University of Utah, but I have unfinished business here (at OSU)."