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Former 49ers coach Bill Walsh dead at 75

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Bill Walsh, the groundbreaking football coach who won three Super Bowls and...coaches in a tree with innumerable branches. "The essence of Bill Walsh was that he was an extraordinary teacher," NFL commissioner Roger...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/07/31/pro_137743.shtml
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NFL coaches making presence felt in the locker rooms

...you go through there and talk to them."Chiefs coach Andy Reid learned the open-door policy from Hall of Fame coach Bill Walsh. Reid also connects with his players through a leadership council that includes a representative from each position...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2014-08-21/nfl-coaches-making-presence-f
Dungy part of elite company

INDIANAPOLIS --- Tony Dungy shakes his head in disbelief. Don Shula, Tom Landry, Chuck Noll, Bill Walsh, Bill Parcells, Bill Belichick -- all multiple Super Bowl winners, four of them Hall-of-Famers. The humble Colts' coach...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/12/20/pro_504746.shtml
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New coordinator excited to work with Vick

...offense belongs in Northern California. The hybrid that Knapp brings to Atlanta includes some elements of the offense Bill Walsh used to help the San Francisco 49ers enjoy unprecedented success, but the formations will be built around star quarterback...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/01/15/pro_401155.shtml
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Harbaugh takes 49ers job

...about making the jump to the NFL and joining the San Francisco 49ers - just the way mentor and late Hall of Fame coach Bill Walsh did more than 30 years ago.Declaring it a "perfect competitive opportunity," Harbaugh accepted the job as coach...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2011-01-07/harbaugh-takes-49ers-job
NFL | Sports
Falcons' defense bolstered by youth

...defense Monday and saw seven young players who already have made big contributions this season. "It kind of follows the Bill Walsh theory that you draft a young player because you think he has talent, so put him in and let him play," Mora said of...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/11/01/pro_18280.shtml
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Undefeated Stanford becoming the toast of campus

...over its undefeated and overachieving men's basketball team. With luminaries such as Tiger Woods, former 49ers coach Bill Walsh, former Super Bowl MVP Jim Plunkett, former Secretary of State George Schultz and Oracle CEO Larry Ellison looking...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/02/09/nca_403987.shtml
College basketball
Mora assumes 'bunker mentality' for playoffs

...talk about." Mora said he learned from his father, former New Orleans coach Jim Mora, and former San Francisco coach Bill Walsh, about closing ranks for the playoffs. "It's a bunker mentality, so you're not going to get a whole lot more...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/01/04/pro_438997.shtml
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Steelers' LeBeau works up his plan

...to the relatively new West Coast offense that was so perplexing to stop. Basically, he needed something to counter Bill Walsh and Mike Holmgren. Funny how times, teams and tactics change, but the principal characters do not. Sixteen years...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/02/04/pro_52681.shtml
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Holmgren says it's rough for coaches

...these days of multimillion dollar contracts, instant news and expectations, rumors and pressure from all sides. When Bill Walsh brought Holmgren from BYU into the NFL in 1986 to be his quarterbacks coach with the 49ers, there was no Internet...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/10/05/pro_478304.shtml
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