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Chargers win vindicates Enright as well as Turner


Last updated 1/24/2008 at Noon

When the San Diego Chargers won their first-round playoff game January 6, the win quashed criticism about Chargers coach Norv Turner.

Turner’s ability to win a first-round playoff game, which eluded his immediate predecessor, was also pleasin to Turner’s college coach, Fallbrook resident Dick Enright.

“I was so glad to see Norval win,” Enright said.

Enright was the head coach at the University of Oregon in 1972 and 1973.

In 1972 Turner was the backup to Dan Fouts, who spent the ensuing 15 years as a quarterback for the Chargers. Turner and junior college transfer Herb Singleton...

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