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Troopers protect the coach -- and a little more

Updated: October 21, 2006, 11:14 AM ET
By Pat Forde | ESPN.com

Jeff Tedford had better keep this to himself.

Don't bring it up at the January coaches' convention. The shame would be too great. Then again, his peers might be too busy pitying him to mock him.

Near as I can figure, Tedford is the highest-ranked coach who endures college football Saturdays without state troopers, city police or campus cops attached to his hips at home games. When his 11th-ranked California Bears enter or exit the field of play, Tedford is just ... out there. No ...

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