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Rate Your Reaction to Leavitt as new hire

Discussion in 'Colorado Football Message Board' started by boydbuff, Feb 5, 2015.

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Your reaction to Leavitt as DC for your Colorado Buffaloes

  1. Total slam dunk hire, arguably as good as anyone on the initial hot board

    114 vote(s)
    66.3%
  2. Sweet hire, well done HCMM and RG

    55 vote(s)
    32.0%
  3. Wait and see

    3 vote(s)
    1.7%
  4. Not a fan

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  1. boydbuff

    boydbuff Club Member Club Member

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    I know we have other threads, but in line with our conversations during the search it would be interesting to see statistics on the perceptions of the AB community on this hire.
     
  2. BehindEnemyLines

    BehindEnemyLines beware the habu Club Member

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    buffaholic Club Member Club Member

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    Someone suggested him early and he was dismissed on here as "why would he come"?
     
  4. Duff Man

    Duff Man Moderator Club Member Junta Member

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    He's no Chris Ball.
     
  5. Jens1893

    Jens1893 Moderator Club Member Junta Member

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    It was Belichick or bust for me.
     
  6. BuffUp

    BuffUp W.T.T.F. Club Member

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    :thumbsup:
     
  7. Burrito Palazzo

    Burrito Palazzo huff my smug Club Member

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    Drolly!
     
  8. Buffnik

    Buffnik Real name isn't Nik Club Member Junta Member

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    This is a major hire. Leavitt is on the level of any of the other candidates discussed and is preferable to Gibbs & Pendergast in that he works well with others, and preferable to Durkin & Seto in that he's had his success while having complete responsibility for a defense and team.

    Well done, MM & RG!
     
  9. mdelpizzo_1

    mdelpizzo_1 My Dixie Wrecked Club Member

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    This. I would have settled for Parcells.
     
  10. Jens1893

    Jens1893 Moderator Club Member Junta Member

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    We should be careful and not lower our standards too much.
     
  11. Val

    Val Active Member

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    Outstanding. Out-****ing-standing!


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  12. boydbuff

    boydbuff Club Member Club Member

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    Same thing happened when someone floated RG as a possible candidate for the AD position.
     
  13. boydbuff

    boydbuff Club Member Club Member

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    +1 That he built up USF from scratch, led them into FBS and kept on winning was damn impressive. Guy is incredibly smart too. I suspect HCMM is going to learn as much from him as the other way around. I said in another thread, I'd be OK if HCMM built up his cred by turning us into a bowl team, left for the SEC, and let Leavitt take over.

    Of course if HCMM is that successful and wants to stay long term that would be sweet but I bet he is itching to get back some day to his southeastern roots.
     
  14. BuffUp

    BuffUp W.T.T.F. Club Member

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    and to add. He has proved it and like mentioned before in another thread, his resume might actually be a little better then his new boss'
     
  15. Yung Buffalo

    Yung Buffalo Club Member Club Member

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  16. Uncle Ken

    Uncle Ken Orr no morr Club Member

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    Darian3Hagan '89 Player of the Year Club Member

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    Alfred91 Club Member Club Member

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    Well, if you have low expectations, you're rarely disappointed.
     
  19. OrangeBowl

    OrangeBowl Club Member Club Member

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    Better than I expected...much better!
     
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    goalline Club Member Club Member

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    I knew you'd find a way to start another thread about the DC. Well done.

    And, great hire BTW.
     
  22. DiggerBuffs

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    [video=youtube;8iwBM_YB1sE]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8iwBM_YB1sE[/video]

    I think the Pointer Sisters said it best. Yes a little homoerotic but I don't care! Leavitt is a DAMN good hire along with getting a DC as our secondary coach Tumpkin. Yes....

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  23. El Gringo

    El Gringo Pura Vida Club Member

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    I'm holding out for input from CUx2


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  24. Yellow Shirt

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    So happy. So happy to have something to make this spring compelling.

    My dream catcher just snagged a BOWL GAME.
     
  25. BuffAlum2007

    BuffAlum2007 Well-Known Member

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    Not only did we hit this one out of the park, we hit it deep into the Rockpile at Coors...
     
  26. boydbuff

    boydbuff Club Member Club Member

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    You caught me. But you have to admit, it is an interesting exercise to confirm where us die hard fans stand on the hire. With 100 votes in, it is a landslide victory for HCMM and RG. About 2/3 call it a slam dunk hire and only 1 is luke warm.
     
  27. CUAviator

    CUAviator Well-Known Member

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    I'm not a coordinator guru - so overall how does this compare to if we would have gotten Seto? (Already saw one post that said "better")
     
  28. Shldr2Shldr

    Shldr2Shldr Club Member Club Member

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    Leavitt has a better resume than Seto. I think Seto will end up being a star coach some day though. Leavitt brings a lot of experience, knowledge, and connections. Leavitt also brings HC experience which may push/aid HCMM.
     
  29. CUFan

    CUFan Welcome back Club Member

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    better
     
  30. Burrito Palazzo

    Burrito Palazzo huff my smug Club Member

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    Make sure you put it in your hope chest.
     

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