It was the first week of practice for Washington-Lee High School in Arlington and Coach Ray Jauch is checking out his team. "Hey, look, my star is hurt," Jauch says as a young man approaches, his knee bandaged. "What's the matter, did your skinny legs get hurt?"
Jauch's move to the USFL came after becoming the fourth winningest coach in CFL history. Jauch coached Edmonton from 1970-76, taking the team to the CFL playoffs six times and once to the CFL championship. After a year as Edmonton's director of football operations, Jauch moved to Winnipeg where he coached for five years, with four playoff appearances.
When former Washington-Lee athletic director Bill Weisenberger was searching for a new coach he called [Chuck Sell] for ideas. Sell mentioned Jauch's name and Weisenberger's next call was to Jauch..
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