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Bruce Coslet

Bruce Coslet (Pro football.  Born, Oakdale, CA, Aug. 5, 1946.)  On Feb. 6, 1990, Bruce Coslet became the Jets’ eighth full-time head coach and, at the time, the third-youngest in the N.F.L.  Coslet had been with Cincinnati since 1981 and had served as offensive coordinator his last four seasons (1986-89).  He gained a reputation as […]

Pete Carroll

Pete Carroll (Pro football.  Born, San Francisco, CA, Sept. 15, 1951.)  Head coach of the Jets for the 1994 season, Pete Carroll was the field boss for two days less than a year.  He replaced his long-time friend Bruce Coslet on Jan. 7, 1994, after an 8-8 season.  Carroll was the first man hired for Coslet’s […]

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