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  1. ILLINIFAN1

    ILLINIFAN1 Member

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    Hey Colorado folk! Im a huge Illini sports fan, so I have to ask this question. What is the latest on Rick George? Do you guys think he is leaving or what?
     
  2. buff4bcs1985

    buff4bcs1985 Hail to the King

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    no we dont...
     
  3. ILLINIFAN1

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    Are there nerves in the air about him leaving at least?
     
  4. buff4bcs1985

    buff4bcs1985 Hail to the King

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    no
     
  5. ILLINIFAN1

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    Thanks....I guess.
     
  6. TDforTD

    TDforTD Banned BANNED Club Member

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    He's actually a frequent member on this board, here I'll tag him for you

    @BuffLuKe
     
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  7. Idot Buff

    Idot Buff Club Member Club Member

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    Rick is staying at CU. However, we can give you a sweet deal on our head football coach and a couple of his assistants.
     
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    Burrito Palazzo huff my smug Club Member

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    Can we talk some hoops?
     
  9. dply

    dply Doble hoja Club Member

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    Does Illinifan stand outside marriage counselor's offices and try to pick up chicks asking their husbands if their wives might be leaving soon?
     
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    Nothing is ever certain, but I think most CU fans would be pretty surprised if RG left. Football aside, the CU athletic department is pretty strong.
     
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    I thought you all already hired a new AD?
     
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    Must be a Northwestern fan pretending to be a Illinois fan.
     
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    absinthe Ambitious but rubbish. Club Member Junta Member

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    We had a thread on this a while back there were some initial nerves that Rick might bolt for the Illini job but he was pretty forceful in denying it, I've talked with Rick a bunch i dont get the sense he's leaving boulder in the next 2 years for anything but the most ideal job.
     
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    There were rumors out there that Illinois was in the process of hiring Josh Whitman from Washington University in St. Louis:



    But I haven't seen anything else other than that tweet. Interestingly, while I was looking for that tweet/follow up, I saw that Illinois had agreed to a long-term Nike contract...without an AD in place:

     
  15. Fight CU

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    wait. you're saying that's wrong? I mean if it's wrong, I dont wanna be right.
     
  16. Idot Buff

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    Thanks Luther.

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  17. Uncle Ken

    Uncle Ken Orr no morr Club Member

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    Sexual Chocolate!
     
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  18. ILLINIFAN1

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    We havent hired an AD yet. The football scoop article was wrong, it stemmed from a false rumor on a message board that spread like a wildfire. The reason I ask is because there is a lot of smoke about RG back in Champaign right now, even after his denial a couple months ago. I just wanted to see if there was smoke in Colorado.
     
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    dio Admin Club Member Junta Member

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    There was initially, but that has died down and RG has come out a few times since then and said he is sticking around.

    I suppose something could have changed with that, but he was pretty forthright with his comments and that seemed to put the rumors to bed.
     
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    Uncle Ken Orr no morr Club Member

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    Interesting on the smoke. It's probably from Gary, but on the off-chance that there is some validity to the rumor, I'd be pretty bummed. Hope you guys strike out on this one.

    I know he's a favorite son and all, but have you ever been to Champaign? I'm hoping that the reality of the midwest, once viewed from a less than nostalgic lens, puts this to bed.
     
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    Clean Undies Flagship of the 12-Pac Club Member

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    If Mrs George ain't happy, ain't nobody happy.

    Mrs George is happy in Boulder.
     
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    goalline Jedi Master Club Member

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    Lots of green smoke. :cigar:
     
  23. ILLINIFAN1

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    I get what you're throwing down goalline haha!
     
  24. Burrito Palazzo

    Burrito Palazzo huff my smug Club Member

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    Curious, was "Illinifan" already taken?
     
  25. ILLINIFAN1

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    Hahaha no this is my go to a lot of the time if available!
     
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    Also women's basketball needs a new coach pronto.
     
  27. ILLINIFAN1

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    Latest on Illini AD search
     
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    dio Admin Club Member Junta Member

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    Who is Mark Tupper?

    Would suck if true. Would also be an absolute surprise and gut punch since RG pretty much squashed the speculation and conversation on our side months ago.
     
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    Hes the second longest tenured Illini writer in the Champaign area.
     
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    Puke
     

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