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Old 12-31-2013   #61
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Jimbo Fisher's new deal is not expected to include increased buyout. Buyout not a factor for Texas anyway.

FSU views signing of new deal as strong 2-way commitment. But don't eliminate possibility of deliberate Texas.
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And say "thanks for showing interest. It got my current boyfriend to get me a ring"

I've never seen this many coaches get raises and extensions just by bein rumored as a target by a school. I'm sure texas will get a good coach but it seems now that all the big splash, home run hires are off the board.
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Its called agents doing their job and leveraging one of the premier jobs in football. And anyone of these big names would most certainly entertain the idea, but the timing has to be right too.
Exactly. The coach gets more money, and the school gets more mega money if the coach leaves. Win-win for them.
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Charlie Strong would be a great hire. He succeeded at Louisville with marginal talent, imagine what he can do in a hotbed like Texas.
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Charlie Strong would be a great hire. He succeeded at Louisville with marginal talent, imagine what he can do in a hotbed like Texas.
I second this.
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Why would anyone want to coach at tu?
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Money and Texas recruits... and more money
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Yup. Briles didn't even interview yet.

Mora is a Patterson hire
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Why would anyone want to coach at tu?
Because they think they can buy a winner.
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hmmm.... kinda was thinking the new coach would be a wild card. not one of the huge names thrown around
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hmmm.... kinda was thinking the new coach would be a wild card. not one of the huge names thrown around
Mora isn't a huge name.

Potentially solid hire but certainly not a big splash or home run
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My top three right now would be:

Bill O'Brien - Penn St
Jim Mora - UCLA
Gary Andersen - Wisconsin

Problem is that there are significant obstacles to overcome to get any of them.
On to option #2.
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Because they think they can buy a winner.
Sort of like McNair ?
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Urban Meyer would be a home run, love or hate him dude knows how to build & run a powerhouse.
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Urban Meyer would be a home run, love or hate him dude knows how to build & run a powerhouse.
I think I just threw up in my mouth a little. Urban Meyer is the coach for people who are OK selling their soul to win football games.
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I'd see if Fred Akers or John Mackovic are available
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I think I just threw up in my mouth a little. Urban Meyer is the coach for people who are OK selling their soul to win football games.
A man who's all about winning is selling your soul?

Give me a winner like Meyer any day. Do they keep score for a reason?
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Is that a joke?
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