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Price was right by putting more defensive backs on the field

  • COURTESY PORTLAND STATE UNIVERSITY

    Mouse Davis, not pictured, and June Jones, above, are the two men most-often associated with the run-and-shoot offense. They teamed up as coach and quarterback to lead Portland State to 8-3 records in Davis’ first two years as the Vikings head coach. One of the losses each year came against Jones’ former team, Hawaii. Jones and Davis would later return to UH as successful run-and-shoot coaches.

  • COURTESY PORTLAND STATE UNIVERSITY

    Mouse Davis, above, and June Jones, are the two men most-often associated with the run-and-shoot offense. They teamed up as coach and quarterback to lead Portland State to 8-3 records in Davis’ first two years as the Vikings head coach. One of the losses each year came against Jones’ former team, Hawaii. Jones and Davis would later return to UH as successful run-and-shoot coaches.

University of Hawaii football fans got their first look at the run-and-shoot offense in 1975: when Portland State and Mouse Davis brought it to Aloha Stadium. Read more

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