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Phil Steele's Hot Seat Prediction

Discussion in 'Colorado Football Message Board' started by Hugegroove, Jul 28, 2009.

  1. Hugegroove

    Hugegroove Club Member Club Member

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  2. Skidmark

    Skidmark Flagship of the 12-Pac Club Member

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    Steele - 8 wins and off the hotseat.
     
  3. BuffMania

    BuffMania Banned BANNED

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    4. Dan Hawkins – Colorado – CU fans were happy with the hire of a successful coach but the first 3 years have produced 3 losing records. They did get to a bowl in 2007 but when they lost the Independence Bowl they dropped to 6-7. Last year Nebraska needed a 57 yard FG at the end of the game to keep CU from 6-6 and a 2nd straight bowl. Hawkins has said 10 wins, no excuses. I do see 8 wins for CU and I see him escaping the hot seat.
     
  4. BehindEnemyLines

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    Well, I guess that's not too bad. PS has been pretty decent with predicting how teams will do, so if he's seeing 8 wins.....

    Maybe I drank the coolaid this evening, but I think 9 wins is very doable.
     
  5. sackman

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    With our schedule, 9 wins is very doable. 9-4 would probably have us ranked at the end of the year, too. That would be nice.
     
  6. Duff Man

    Duff Man Moderator Club Member Junta Member

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    Unless it is 2006 all over again (very unlikely), no way Hawk gets fired this year. I don't think it will be much of an issue anyway.
     
  7. NashBuff

    NashBuff CSU Knob-Slobberer

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    I keep telling non-CU fans from the Big 12 that Hawk isn't on the hot seat because CU should have a winning season this year.
     
  8. zbuff

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    Odd list, putting DH at #4 when Steele expects him to win 8 games and keep his job.
     
  9. sackman

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    I think his point is that if he doesn't produce this year, he's in trouble. Pretty much what a lot of us have been saying as well. The time for building is over, now is the time for winning.
     
  10. CarolinaBuff

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    I wouldn't say that DH is on the hot list at this point but he's on the fringe. Even if we had a bad year I don't think he'd be fired, but that would put him squarely on the hot seat for next year.
     
  11. Mick Ronson

    Mick Ronson Well-Known Member

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    yup. the time for winning and much less time for how great a guy Dan is and how awesomely cool everything is and how the culture is changing and the right guys who are willing to go through the fire, etc.

    i like Dan, but it's time to win 7-8 games minimum. you got the #1 5 star back in the nation, let's see him run wild. give DS the pill.
     
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  12. CarolinaBuff

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    Yup, given the schedule and the expected improvement, 8 wins should be the minimum expectation and anything less I'd consider a disappointing season. :huh:
     
  13. zbuff

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    Agreed, no argument as to our needing wins now. I just think a list like this should show more likely candidates but hey, it's his list...
     

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