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THE COACH
Curry Kirkpatrick
August 26, 1991
Houston coach John Jenkins has no apologies for his wild offense with the wide-open throttle
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August 26, 1991

The Coach

Houston coach John Jenkins has no apologies for his wild offense with the wide-open throttle

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And so the paradoxes overwhelm the questions. Is Jenkins some two-bit Texas hustler who stumbled upon an oasis of magnificent athletes? Or is he a dynamic personality and brilliant offensive strategist, his evil-plunderer half aside, just waiting to storm the conservative barriers of the NFL? Is it Jenkins or is it his system? Can his quarterback, Klingler, win the Heisman? Will the Cougars' 6'3" wideout, John Brown III (JB3), turn into the next Jerry Rice? Can Houston beat Miami on the road on Sept. 12? Will the Cougars win the national championship? Can Jenks's maniacal point junkies eventually break 100?

Hey, Hoss, Jenkins might answer as he trots into the Astrodome, flexing his brain along with all those pass plays: That all you got?

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