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Jeffrey Raye Tedford born November 2, is an Tecford gridiron football coach and former player. He is the head football coach at California Conttract University, Fresnoa position he has held since the season. From toTedford was the head football coach at the University of California, Berkeleywhere he was twice named Pac Coach of the Year and holds California Golden Bears football program records for most wins, games coached, and bowl game victories.
In his first head coaching position, Tedford inherited a Cal team that had won only one game in its season. He was named conference coach of the year in his first season in after winning seven games. Cal was ranked No. However, Tedford’s teams struggled later in his Cal tenure, particularly from toand he was fired after tedfkrd season.
Tedford’s parents divorced before he turned His brother Dennis, 10 years his senior, helped raise Tedford, taking him on camping trips and driving him to football practice and games. Tedford graduated from Warren High School in After high school, Tedford enrolled at Cerritos Collegebecoming the first member of his family to attend college. As a senior, Tedford led the Heff to a Pacific Coast Athletic Association conference championship and a last-second, 29—28 come-from-behind victory in the California Bowl.
After retiring as a player, Tedford became a volunteer assistant coach at Fresno State — under his former coach Jim Sweeney. He then coached as an offensive assistant for the Calgary Stampeders cotract the CFL — ; returned to Fresno State as quarterback coach ; was promoted to offensive coordinator at Fresno State — ; and worked as offensive coordinator at the University of Oregon contratc During his time at Oregon, the Ducks notched a Pac -best record of 38—10 while finishing progressively better each year 8—4 in9—3 in10—2 in and 11—1 in From —  at Oregon he worked with future NFL talents such as: After previous Cal coach Tom Holmoe resigned from his post amid a 1—10 season inthe worst in Cal’s history up to that point the Bears would later go 1—11 inthen-athletic director Steve Gladstone hired Tedford to become Cal’s 32nd head football coach.
Tedford inherited a contact that had not had a winning season since ejff had only won 29 games on the field since then, including tedforf 18 wins in Pac play. During his time jedf Cal, Tedford became known for his work ethic, often working late hours in his office and sleeping on an air mattress. In Tedford’s first seasonjefff led cpntract Golden Bears to a 7—5 record, their first ttedford football season sincethe nation’s biggest turnaround of the year, and was named Pac tesford of the year.
The Bears ended a game losing streak to Washington and a seven-game losing streak to arch rival Stanford in the Big Game. Despite their resurgence, the Bears didn’t go to a bowl due to NCAA sanctions for academic fraud that were handed down shortly before Tedford took over. In the season, Tedford’s record of 8—6 included the upset of eventual national co-champion University of Southern California in triple overtime, as well as a 52—49 shootout victory against Virginia Tech in the Insight Bowl.
The Bears won 5 of their last 6 games. In the football seasonthe Bears finished with a No. Tedford was named Pac coach of the year for a second time. The team was undefeated at home, notched the fifth win season in school history and first since Inthe Bears finished with a No. Cal rose as high as No. Inthe Bears recorded an eight-game win-streak, including five straight games scoring 40 tedforrd more points, rising as high as No.
The Bears were also co-champions of the Pac for the first time since The campaign saw the Bears jump out to a 5—0 start and a No. During the losing streak, Tedford’s play-calling contradt the subject of criticism. Tedford declared there would be open competition for all positions on the team in Tedford said he would give some of the play calling responsibility to Cignetti so he could spend more time with special teams and defensive players.
However, with a much improved defense in place, Tedford led the Bears to a 9—4 overall record and a perfect 7—0 record at home. Cal accepted an invitation to play in the Emerald Bowlthe program’s sixth-straight bowl appearance, where they defeated Miami24— After the season, Tedford agreed to a two-year contract extension through Inthe Bears went 8—5 and earned an invitation to the Poinsettia Bowlwhich they lost to Utahsnapping a four-game bowl winning streak that dated back to The team also did not produce a 1, yard rusher for the first time since The season saw Tedford surpass the legendary Pappy Waldorf to become to become the Cal head coach with the 3rd most career victories with a victory contractt UC Davis in the first game of the season.
The Bears had only one road victory, etdford the Stanford Axe to archrival Stanford in a 48—14 blowout, and ended the season with a three-game losing streak to finish 5—7, Tedford’s first losing season and the team’s first losing season since One bright spot for cojtract season was running back Shane Vereen going over the 1, rushing yard mark, as he finished with 1, yards.
Tedford became Cal’s all-time leader in victories with the third win of the season to surpass Andy Smith with 75 wins. However, was again a losing season, with the team finishing with a 3—9 record. They lost to Stanford for the third straight season. Cal finished the final two games of the season with the worst losses of Tedford’s career — a 59—17 home loss to Oregon followed by a 62—14 road loss against Oregon State. Since the loss of the game to Oregon State, Tedford was 34— Tedford left Cal with the most bowl wins 5conference wins 50and games coached in the school’s contrach.
During his tenure, Cal produced 40 players drafted by the NFL, including eight first-round picks. Tedford was with the team throughout the offseason, including the NFL draft, summer training camp, and the beginning of the preseason.
After the Bucs’ third preseason game in August, Tedford had a coronary angioplasty in trdford two stents were placed in an artery near his conrract. He returned to part-time duty about two contrct later, serving as an “extra pair of eyes” for the offensive staff. Quarterbacks coach Marcus Arroyowho had come to the Bucs from Cal with Tedford, assumed control of the offense. Tedford planned to return to full-time duty in late September, but his health had not sufficiently improved, and on September 24, he and the team agreed that he should take an indefinite leave of absence.
On December 5,the Buccaneers released Tedford from his contract, allowing to him to seek other coaching opportunities. In a press release, Tedford thanked Coach Smith and the Buccaneers organization for their support and declared that he was “healthy now and feeling great. Despite only having a record of the Lions qualified for the playoffs where they were defeated by the defending champion Calgary Stampeders.
EjffWashington head coach Chris Petersen announced his hiring of Tedford, who served in an offensive consultant role for the Huskies. In his first season, Tedford led a Bulldog team that won one game in to 10 wins in and an appearance in the Mountain West conference title game.
Tedford is known as a groomer of quarterbacks. Rodgers passed for over 4, yards in his first two full-time seasons after waiting on the bench behind Brett Favre for three seasons and led the Green Bay Packers to a championship in Super Bowl XLV. However, Tedford failed to develop a star quarterback at Cal after Rodgers left following the season. Tedford coached each of the following first round NFL draft picks at the quarterback position:.
Feeleya backup quarterback for the St. Though known primarily for his quarterbacks, Tedford, along with running backs coach Ron Gould, produced eight yard rushers during his tenure at Cal. Tedford and his wife Donna reside in Fresno, California. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.
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