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Pat Haden "Retiring" as U$C AD

Discussion in 'Colorado Football Message Board' started by boulder77, Feb 5, 2016.

  1. boulder77

    boulder77 Certified Organic Club Member

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  2. goalline

    goalline smh Club Member

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    Illinois has an opening.
     
  3. MtnBuff

    MtnBuff Not allowed in Barzil 2 Club Member

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    Highly doubt that this was his choice.

    Takes a lot of talent to screw up with all the advantages he has at U$C but he has managed and in some cases spectacularly.

    He may be a hometown hero but some of the $$$$$$ boosters probably finally reached their limit with him.
     
  4. sackman

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    It's easy to look at USC and wonder how anybody could screw that up. Thing is, it's hard to maintain success. You can have all the advantages in the world, but if you make one mistake in hiring, the whole thing crumbles. USC got incredibly lucky when they hired Pete Carroll, and have been trying desperately to duplicate that success since he left. It's not as easy as it sounds. The expectations at a place like USC are ridiculous, too.
     
  5. DBT

    DBT Club Member Club Member

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    Too bad. They may hire someone who is competent.
     
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  6. cmgoods

    cmgoods Olympic Sports Mod Club Member

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    I think that he has medical issues
     
  7. Bufffan68

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    Been a pretty crappy AD. I'm sure boosters are glad to see him go.
     
  8. patebuff

    patebuff Downgraded to half a star Club Member

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    No one is good enough for USC. I'm sure he is happy to be out.
     
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    aik Well-Known Member

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    Keeping my fingers crossed it's DeLoss Dodds.
     
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  10. CUBUFF80

    CUBUFF80 No Stinkin' Title Club Member

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    Yeah , that frontal lobotomy.
     
  11. SBG

    SBG Formerly known as EFNMB Club Member Junta Member

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    Yeah, they've been in CU type of shambles since Pete left. Haven't been in the p12 title game or had AAs or good recruiting classes.

    Their bottom sounds great to me. Expectations should be high.
     
  12. silver&gold

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    SC was in the P12 title game this past year...
     
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    Stating obvious facts is frowned upon in these parts.
     
  14. buffedup

    buffedup Cooler than a Popsicle Stand. Club Member

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    Kind of like Germany ever since they attacked Pearl Harbor.
     

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