Yeah I guess I introduced recruiting to this thread, but I figured it’s all part of judgement on a coach. In year one, the W/L record can’t be all that’s being judged. Each year that passes, though, the W/L record becomes far more heavily weighted.Since the thread title was “season” I didn’t think recruiting had anything to do with this.
I’d give a different grade for “first year as HC”. Maybe even a “B”.
And we still won more games than the “experts” and Vegas thought we would win.For all of you who are critical of our record, don’t forget that this year’s 5-7 was much better than last year’s 5-7. 2019 had no FCS teams, no first year coaches and no Oregon State.
2019 had 9 new starters on defense, and at first glance, had far more key injuries than 2018.
I think every aspect of our team, other than SM, was better in 2019 than in 2018 and that is largely due to HCMT.
There’s a lot of middle ground between 6-6 and 14 wins. C is a fair grade based on results. Exceeded Vegas expectations, won several games as an underdog, but also lost a couple home games as a favorite and were pretty embarrassing in a couple road games against bad teams. Season was headed towards a dumpster before getting those Stanford and UW wins, so props for pulling those out. Still can’t call it a highly successful season.B is bowl territory?!?!? Did he have to win a national title to get an A-????