CU officially hires Mel Tucker as new Head Football Coach

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  1. dio

    dio Admin Club Member Junta Member

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    This is a really, really excellent hire.

    Review his coaching bio HERE

    A man whose been living in the Power 5 and NFL coaching circles and is known as a ferocious recruiter just took the reigns here.

    What type of staff might he assemble?

    What is his recruiting footprint going to be?

    Will any recruits follow him?
     
  2. dio

    dio Admin Club Member Junta Member

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    Sykobuff Club Member Club Member

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    Bear Fiend Well-Known Member

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    Shouldn’t we have a poll first?
     
  5. chitownbuff

    chitownbuff Club Member Club Member

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    Really interested to hear who he’s bringing for OC. This could be an incredible hire.
     
  6. sliderNcider

    sliderNcider Hasta la Viska Club Member

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    Initial thoughts are positive.

    Anyhoo I suppose we want Georgia to win tomorrow
     
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  7. Duff Man

    Duff Man Moderator Club Member Junta Member

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    Honestly, if you cannot get excited by this hire, not sure what you were expecting. BIG TIME!
     
  8. Duff Man

    Duff Man Moderator Club Member Junta Member

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    BTW, if Georgia gets beat tomorrow (likely), avoid melting down.
     
  9. Uncle Luko

    Uncle Luko Peckerwood Club Member

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    Wow, didn't see this coming.
     
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    Mike Bobo
     
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  12. dyemeduke

    dyemeduke Well-Known Member

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    I'm pumped. I hope it's true even if not my personal first choice. Great job RG! He has an impressive coaching tree...or the trees he's been a part of. Solid! Leggo BUFFS!
     
  13. 4DemBuffs

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    :ROFLMAO::ROFLMAO::ROFLMAO:

    Good luck on that!

    I appreciate your efforts though.
     
  14. SuperD

    SuperD Club Member Club Member

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    Not a bad PR move to leak this tonight, now the story becomes a narrative thread in the nationally broadcast SEC championship game tomorrow. Should be good pub for us as long as they aren’t destroyed by like 70 points.
     
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  15. Burrito Palazzo

    Burrito Palazzo "Martyrdom, bro," Club Member

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    Excellent hire! This is great.
     
  17. sweaty teets

    sweaty teets Club Member Club Member

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    I’m ****ing pumped. Big time hire.
     
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  18. lawdogg

    lawdogg Club Member Club Member

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    It’s all about the spin, my friend. If they get clobbered tomorrow, it’s obviously because they were so broken up about losing their emotional engine and the real force behind their success. If they pull the upset, also because of his inspiration and influence.
     
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    Ban?
     
  21. 4BienemyTDs

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    One thing is for damn sure

    This guy will go for it on 4th Down on the opponents 36 yard line down by 10 points in the second half!!!

    Welcome Coach Tucker
     
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    If he can recruit I’m in! And I hope he gets a good OC to fix the offense.
     
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    Apparently confirmation will come in the next 24-48 hours.
     
  24. Jalapeno

    Jalapeno Doom Slayer Club Member

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    I'm not old enough to remember Bill McCartney when he first came to Boulder so I cant make the comparison of McCartney's hire to Tucker's hire.

    McCartney was obviously a good recruiter too and Tucker is as good of a hire we could have hoped for and that goes for some P5 HCs that were mentioned for this job on this board.

    Bo Schembler was one of the best coaches at the time so I can imagine CU fans were giddy back in 1982 and people still want to run through a wall after McCartney speaks and Tucker could be the same way coming from the Saban tree.
     
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    Roll up that mighty score.... NEVER give in.....
     
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    I really like this dude. Tucker must know he can sell Boulder if he is willing to make this his first HC gig
     
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  27. Johnny Tarr

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    …Tuck em up, tuck em up, go CU
     
  28. 4BienemyTDs

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    If you look at his historic Recruiting Record, he recruited TEXAS well, as well as of course the Southeast!!! That is huge for this hire, because if he can lock in a West Coast guy, then we are in la la land.
     
  29. White_Rabbit

    White_Rabbit Club Member Club Member

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    and to think we started thinking we'd just grab a local G5 guy.

    Nice work RG!
     
  30. Buffnik

    Buffnik Real name isn't Nik Club Member Junta Member

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    This is big time. We over use some phrases, but sometimes they apply and mean what they're supposed to mean. So "big time"... and "big boy" and "big tent". Rick George is true to his word that his vision is to win championships. This is the type of move you make when you won't accept mediocrity. Mel Tucker is the candidate I was afraid to let myself get excited about. You guys know I wanted offense. You guys know how much I care about recruiting footprint. What you don't know is that I've been watching interviews & mic'd up stuff and reading everything I could find on Tucker the past couple days... and I am convinced he's got that gravitational personalty like McCartney had. This is the kind of man who pulls people into his vision and makes them true believers. We got a great one. I sincerely believe that.
     
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