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Bellotti says "No thanks" to CU

Discussion in 'Colorado Football Message Board' started by Lt.Col.FrankSlade, Nov 21, 2010.

  1. Lt.Col.FrankSlade

    Lt.Col.FrankSlade Well-Known Member

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    In the article about Cody Hawkins winning the Buffalo Heart award, there was this tidbid:


    http://www.buffzone.com/ci_16668206?source=most_viewed
     
  2. Darth Snow

    Darth Snow Hawaiian Buffalo Club Member Junta Member

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    not surprising considering his comments about family life. He will take a coaching job next year when his kid graduates HS. Not sure it has much to do with CU.
     
  3. DBT

    DBT Club Member Club Member

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    Good. I didn't want him either. I would worry about a guy who walked away from coaching due to burn out or whatever it was. I'd worry about his committment. I'm being honest, not flippant.
     
  4. Mick Ronson

    Mick Ronson Well-Known Member

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    tend to agree but not completely disqualifying the possibility for being flippant. heh
     
  5. Rraalph 3000

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    WoooHooo!
     
  6. BinaryBuff

    BinaryBuff mmmm...beer Club Member

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    Originally I was hot for Bellotti and wanted him here. But after thinking about it and hearing some of his comments, I cooled on him a good bit. Not sure if he's got the passion to build up a program again or not, his comments lately give the impression he's more concerned with family (all well and good) than spending the hours needed to really get the job done. I'm sure he's hoping for a plum Pac 12 school opening after next season.
     
  7. GoBuffs08

    GoBuffs08 Well-Known Member

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    No loss. Of all the names being tossed out he was only above Calhoun on my list.
     
  8. Mick Ronson

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    [cough] asu [/cough]
     
  9. Buffnik

    Buffnik Real name isn't Nik Club Member Junta Member

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    This is what I expected. Bellotti's a professional. If he wasn't sure he was committed, he wasn't going to take a job. That's how it played out.

    I was never worried that he was going to take the CU job and then give a half-assed effort.
     
  10. dio

    dio Admin Club Member Junta Member

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    Unfortunate - he would have been a great get
     
  11. Darian3Hagan

    Darian3Hagan '89 Player of the Year Club Member

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  12. Clean Undies

    Clean Undies Flagship of the 12-Pac Club Member

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    That's the process working.
    His comments in the broadcast booth during the CU-OU game didn't include the kind of giddy enthusiasm I'd have liked.

    Belloti has been no Bill McCartney during the HC courtship process. His loss.
     
  13. rscmac

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    Not to sad about this news. he will be at ASU next year if erickson has another losing season.
     
  14. absinthe

    absinthe Ambitious but rubbish. Club Member Junta Member

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    worried about Mac too then i assume?
     
  15. Junction

    Junction Moderator Club Member

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    And what do you think we are???? :smile2:
     
  16. BinaryBuff

    BinaryBuff mmmm...beer Club Member

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    A plum job. Open this year though. I do think his kid being a senior in HS is a factor in this.
     
  17. DBT

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    I was excited about Mac back when it looked like he might take over mid season and bring in someone to mentor. But I'm just not thinking Mac would be the best choice. If we have the money some are saying we have, we should damned well be able to bring in a big shot. I just don't like the fact that Mac would probably go, maybe, 5 years.
     
  18. The Guest

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    Too bad on Bellotti. He was near the top of my list.
     

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