Fred Goldsmith

Fred Goldsmith is best known for coaching success at two schools without a history of football success. Goldsmith coached at Rice from 1989-1993 and at Duke from 1994-1998. Goldsmith led the Blue Devils to an 8-4 record, a tie for third in the ACC and an appearance in the Hall of Fame Bowl during his inaugural season at Duke in 1994. He earned ACC Coach of the Year and was named the Bobby Dodd Coach of the Year for his remarkable first year with the Blue Devils.