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It doesn't appear that Bohn is leaving town

Discussion in 'Colorado Football Message Board' started by sackman, May 30, 2013.

  1. sackman

    sackman Club Member Club Member

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    Apparently, the separation agreement calls for him to get season tickets to both football and basketball for life. That doesn't sound like a guy who is looking to find work at another school.
     
  2. Darian3Hagan

    Darian3Hagan '89 Player of the Year Club Member

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    I hope he wears powder blue.
     
  3. Junction

    Junction Moderator Club Member

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    I heard he's gooing to be the manager of a Dillards in Longmont....
     
  4. Darian3Hagan

    Darian3Hagan '89 Player of the Year Club Member

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    I love that place. Only reason I go to Longmont besides the Main St. car wash.
     
  5. BuffNut99

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    He's going to join AllBuffs under the avatar 'FBenson'
     
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  6. sliderNcider

    sliderNcider MacLovin Club Member

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    He is gonna be CSU's AD after Jack Graham resigns after building the stadium
     
  7. azbuff

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    fify.
     
  8. TimmyDUBs

    TimmyDUBs Dirty haole Club Member

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    You don't see this as a purely symbolic gesture from the school?
     
  9. sackman

    sackman Club Member Club Member

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    That's certainly a possibility, although I don't remember any other department personnel getting something similar upon their termination.


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  10. SINKRATZ

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    The catch is that those tickets are for the Barnett, Hawk, Embree suite at Folsom - it's like a CU athletics graveyard.
     
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    sliderNcider MacLovin Club Member

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    Bohn actually said he plans on using them in the future. That's gonna be awkward
     
  12. SINKRATZ

    SINKRATZ Club Member Club Member

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    I don't know, I'm not sure there are a lot of hard feelings towards Bohn from most fans. I'm glad he's gone, but I'd still shake his hand and wish him the best if I saw him at a game. It wouldn't be like seeing Hawk or Embree there.
     
  13. sackman

    sackman Club Member Club Member

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    Why? He's not allowed to be a fan just like the rest of us? You can remain pretty anonymous at a football game. It's harder at a basketball game, for sure. I expect Dick Tharp still goes to games from time to time.


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  14. Scotch

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    Haven't seen him in awhile, but used to see Tharp all the time at the Keg after he was fired.
     
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    Agree and Disagree. Embree is a fine man, and a great buff, but most importantly---somebody who has found his calling as an NFL position coach. If he came back, I'd shake his hand and wish him the best. Talkins is another story. That being said, here's a little post-mortem on Bohn from me after some thought......He did a great job with fundraising compared with his predecessors (which is like saying somebody is the best American soccer player, I know), but he screwed up one of the greatest tools for fundraising in college athletics----your football program. Honestly, Barnett had run his course. Recruiting was never going to be what it had been with him because of the attention the "scandal" got (regardless of what was true or false in the media). I don't blame him for the Hawk hire (he was the biggest name out there in 12/2005) as much as the extension. Hawkins had done nothing to warrant getting it (Yeah, OU/NU in 07 were fun, but that was a 6 win team), and it was the reason why he was allowed to stay on the last year or two he was here. Like I said above, Embree is a great man and a fine buff....and Bohn has to take some blame for it, but I think the majority of that has to be directed at the forces that got Embree the job (McCartney). That being said, credit to Bohn for recognizing that the Embree experiment was a disaster and pulling the trigger on it last winter----I'm 26, and last year's team was the worst I've seen at CU. Give him a ton of credit for what he was able to do with the Men's hoops program (though its easy to argue that he got lucky with Tad), and the women as well....even though that took another bad hire in McConnell-Miller. He was an okay AD here.
     
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    Good post, but I feel differently about Embree. His scorched earth approach after being canned, going on every talk show that would have him to piss and moan, and especially his cries of racism were more than I could handle. I lost a lot of respect for him after that and don't believe a "great Buff" would behave like that. Contrast that to Bohn's classy exit this week and Embree looks even more juvenile.

    I hope he finds success in his career, but he's not someone I would go out of my way to greet at a CU game.
     
  17. azbuff

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    I knew Embo personally and he is an excellent man. I agree he handled his dismissal about as poorly as he could, and although I know that will forever color some people's view of him, he remains a good man. I'd be happy to catch up with him at any CU function.

    I have a lot of admiration for Bohn, both before and after his dismissal. He always treated my brother and I with the utmost respect and friendliness. Wish him the very very best, although this may be a good move for the AD as a whole.
     
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    Also compare the way Embree went out with the way Hawk went out. Hawk was classy about it and was a better coach and recruiter to boot.
     
  19. SINKRATZ

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    Hell Hawk showed up for Cody on Senior Day right after getting canned - that must have been brutal. Although Hawk can't really complain that he didn't get a fair shake.
     
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    Obviously both guys deserved to be ****canned.
     
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    Obviously.
     
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    Maybe that is the issue with Bohn. His ****canning isn't as cut and dried. It isn't obvious. If he had pulled the money and had the first phase moving, he would still be here IMO. That tells me that the top two guys did this to get money rolling and the IPF turned into reality. That gives me a smidge of hope.

    Any chance the big talk out of Ft. Fun's stadium caused them to react over the lack of 'vision' (publicly) coming from our AD?
     
  23. cubuffs85

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    Coach Mac probably isn't going to on StubHub to get his tix to the games he goes too.
     
  24. cubuffs85

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    Yes, Bohn handled it better. If you are at your job for such a short period of time, you're more likely to react like Embree did. Not saying it's right, but it's natural to think you needed more time. Bohn was there for nearly decade, that is a long time. He hired/fired 3 football coaches, most ADs don't get that many chances.
     
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    That was awkward when he was watching from that endzone area. Hawk even said after Cody's Jr year, if he had to do it all over again, he would've never brought his son. There's so much revisionist stuff on this. I remember how excited folks were for Cody Hawkins.
     
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    I think a potential reunion is way off, I'm not sure it ever happens.

    Bohn was great to me and I'm an absolutely nobody. I saw him a few times on campus and he was more than happy to talk. And whenever I sent him an email, I'd almost always get a reply and an individualized message, usually promptly. Just emailed him actually earlier this week thanking him for his service to CU and he responded with 20 mins saying he gave it his all. He is a good man, even if that football thing didn't work out.
     
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    ^^^^
    You see this, Coach Mac?!?
     
  28. cubuffs85

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    I'm sure initially, after a while won't matter so much IMO
     
  29. cubuffs85

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    At the time, it was the right move to give him the extension. In addition to the OU/NU reasons, a bowl game, and top recruiting class. Also, this kind of stuff is brought upon by leverage. Hawk was a commodity at other programs. Sure in HINDSIGHT, we shouldn't have done it.
     
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