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Rich Kotite

Rich Kotite (Pro football. Born, Brooklyn, NY, Oct. 13, 1942.) Though largely remembered for two disastrous seasons as head coach of the Jets, Richard Edward Kotite was a record-setting receiver at Wagner and did two tours as a player for the Giants. Kotite transferred to Wagner from Miami (O.) and, at the time of his […]

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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