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Lynn Swann named as new AD at USC

Discussion in 'Colorado Football Message Board' started by Buffnik, Apr 13, 2016.

  1. Buffnik

    Buffnik Real name isn't Nik Club Member Junta Member

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  2. HotRack

    HotRack Rez BubbleHead Club Member

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    They can't get out of their own way it seems...like it.
     
  3. Bufffan68

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    OJ wasn't available?
     
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    TDbuff Club Member Club Member

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    When's OJ get out? Just curious.
     
  5. Sykobuff

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    I thought will farrell had the inside track...
     
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  8. Uncle Ken

    Uncle Ken Orr no morr Club Member

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    I would imagine the USC boards will look a lot like ours after Embree was hired.
     
  9. buff4bcs1985

    buff4bcs1985 Hail to the King

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    BuffsRising Well-Known Member

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    Wow. I like the fact that usc's learning curve is a circle. Whos next after lynn, charles white or sean salisbury?
     
  11. TDbuff

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    Wow. Good news for us.
     
  13. leftybuff

    leftybuff Iconoclast Club Member

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    Well, didn't see that one coming...
     
  14. CUBUFF80

    CUBUFF80 No Stinkin' Title Club Member

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    Can you say myopic?
     
  15. Buff_since76

    Buff_since76 Still a fan... Club Member

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    First available for parole in 2017
     
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  16. sackman

    sackman Club Member Club Member

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    Ok. Serious question: does Lynn Swan have any experience in a college athletic department? I mean, as anything other than a player.
     
  17. MtnBuff

    MtnBuff Not allowed in Barzil 2 Club Member

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    This is what I was thinking,

    Has he ever hired coaches or any kind of management, has he ever negotiated large contracts, has he ever done program or personel evaluation.

    About the only place I can see him being a plus would be fundraising, and that only because of his name.
     
  18. goalline

    goalline Jedi Master Club Member

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    He's part owner of an AFL team. I have no idea how involved he is with team decisions.
     
  19. sackman

    sackman Club Member Club Member

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    If there's one thing USC needs, it's better fundraising. /sarcasm
     
  20. Big Jim

    Big Jim WTF? Club Member

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    USC could dominate the world if they ever learned how to get out of their own way. But they keep making the same mistake over and over and over and over and over and over and over again.
     
  21. goalline

    goalline Jedi Master Club Member

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    Weren't you recently commenting (in another thread) about how USC people look out for each other. This is really not a surprise.
     
  22. Big Jim

    Big Jim WTF? Club Member

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    No, that was somebody else, but it is true. It is a strength and a weakness. A strength for the weak person because it pulls them up and a weakness for the strong because they hire people that bring their organization down. A race to the middle. Garrett, Haden, Swann, Kiffin, Sarkisian, Helton are all the same mistake. The only insider hire they have made in forever that worked out was Robinson the first time around and he was riding McKay's coattails anyway. USC will point to Tollner, Smith, and Hackett as outsiders that failed and use that to justify hiring USC inbreds. Of course the two best hires they have ever made were McKay and Carroll and both were outsiders (McKay did coach as an assistant one year before being hired). Anyway, the Helton and Swann hires sure looks like USC doing its job to ensure that they don't dominate in football again.
     
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    The gloves doesn't fit.
     
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    Don't you realize how expensive it is to maintain razor wire these days???
     
  25. SuperiorBuff

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    So, you mean that this wasn't a joke? Bahahahahahahahaha!
     

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