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Friday Round-Up: Pete Carroll To Receive Honorary Doctorate Degree From University Of The Pacific

The Seahawks’ head coach is set to receive the degree during Pacific’s commencement ceremony this Saturday.


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Pete Carroll To Receive Honorary Doctorate Degree From University Of The Pacific

This weekend, Seahawks head coach Pete Carroll is set to receive an honorary doctorate degree from his alma mater, the University of the Pacific, according to a news release from the university.

"I am honored to receive an honorary degree from University of the Pacific, a place that is certainly special to me," Carroll said about the honor in December. "My time at the university changed my life and has been invaluable. It is where I met my wife, Glena, and began my coaching career. Pacific will always hold a special place in my heart."

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Carroll will take part in the commencement ceremony on Saturday, May 14 at the school's Stockton, Calif. campus.

Carroll played free safety for Pacific for two years, earning All-Pacific Coast Athletic Conference honors in 1971 and 1972. He graduated from the school in 1973 with a degree in business administration and began his coaching career with the school that same year as a graduate assistant. Carroll later earned his Master's degree in physical education at Pacific in 1976.

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