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Joe Bedenk.

Bedenk coached one season (1949), taking over for Bob Higgins after Higgins retired due to health issues. Engle took over in 1950. Bedenk had been the offensive line coach under Higgins and returned to coaching the offensive line when Engle was hired.

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That was Bill Austin who was head coach from 1966-1968.

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Rip Engel between 1950-1965.

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