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The Texas Job

Discussion in 'Georgia Tech Football' started by Jean-Baptiste Rochambeau, Dec 26, 2013.

  1. Jean-Baptiste Rochambeau

    Jean-Baptiste Rochambeau Banned

    Texas being the richest college program by a long shot, they can afford just about anybody. In an unfettered markeplace where no coach was bound to their present position by contract or buyout, who would be considered the best coach for Texas to hire? Pro, college, high school--makes no difference. Who would Texas end up with if it was just a matter of money? Who is out there that can make Texas Texas again? Can Texas even be the Texas of Darrel Royal again any more than we can ressurect the Dodd Years?
  2. GT Man

    GT Man Helluva Engineer

    I'm sure they've got their eyes on the best out there--probably waiting til after the NC
  3. Jerry the Jacket

    Jerry the Jacket Helluva Engineer

    Gus Malzahn. You can book it!

    Go Jackets!
  4. Stinger90

    Stinger90 Helluva Engineer

    He's agreed to a six year deal, but it's rumor that he hasn't signed a full contract. hmmm (You may be right)

    I couldn't find the contents of his new contract, which would hold a buyout clause.
  5. Yoda

    Yoda Helluva Engineer

    ND St/Wyoming coach is the type coach they need. I'd like to see someone like Jeff Fisher. Texas recruits itself so a pro coach wouldnt have to worry too much about the recruiting side of things.
  6. Oldgoldandwhite

    Oldgoldandwhite Helluva Engineer

    If they go the college route, I would be worried if I was a fan of Auburn, FSU, LSU, or Clemson.
  7. OldJacketFan

    OldJacketFan Helluva Engineer

  8. Stinger90

    Stinger90 Helluva Engineer

    Wyoming got a steal of a coach, imo. I thought he would be a Texas fit too, if not somewhere else.

    One thing Fisher may encounter among other little things, are the rules about recruiting..etc. Then again, maybe not when it comes to the NCAA.
  9. Tempest_12

    Tempest_12 Ramblin' Wreck

    Mark Richt or Bud Foster. Make us happy Texas...
  10. Eric

    Eric Retired Co-Founder Staff Member

    Not what I have heard, but I could be wrong.
  11. ATL1

    ATL1 Helluva Engineer

    FSU fans gonna be sweating it out real soon.
  12. Rodney Kent

    Rodney Kent Ramblin' Wreck

    Since all is pretty quiet, I believe Texas already has a promise from one of the bowl game coaches, but must wait until after the bowl game to announce it. If I had a team that had a chance at winning the National Championship, I certainly would not want it announced until after the bowl game. In fact, it would have to be top secret from Texas, and I would not tell anyone at the school I was currently representing. It might cause a less than desired attitude from the players in the bowl game.

    Since only two teams have a shot at winning the NC, which one is it?
  13. CrackerJacket

    CrackerJacket Helluva Engineer

    Bill O'Brien deserves a shot at the job if he's interested. If he can succeed at Penn St in the wake of Sanduskygate, the extra BS of the UTx job should be no big deal.
  14. GTonTop88

    GTonTop88 Helluva Engineer

    Mike Gundy/ Jim Mora/ James Franklin
  15. Oldgoldandwhite

    Oldgoldandwhite Helluva Engineer

    Awful quiet for whatever reason. Usually tid bits slip out even if they are wrong.
  16. Rodney Kent

    Rodney Kent Ramblin' Wreck

    Oldgoldand white: Yep, looking for a Texas annoucement after certain bowl games, possibly the last one.
  17. LibertyTurns

    LibertyTurns Helluva Engineer

    Not sure what kind of business you're in but if you're timing an announcement you do it for maximum impact/exposure. That would be no later than the morning of the 1st. All day everyone's welded to their sofas watching CFB after having stayed up late ringing in the new year. You get talked about for nearly 12 straight hours and additional coverage for 2 more days plus a few more plugs prior to the BCS game.
  18. steebu

    steebu Helluva Engineer

    Been hearing it's still Saban all the way. It doesn't matter that he signed the contract extension at Alabama; if the buyout is $25 million, do you think the big money boosters for the Horns aren't gonna pay that?

    The long and the short of it was the big money alums asked Mack to step down and had the contract all ready for Saban, but Mack refused and due to the delay, Saban was "forced' to sign the extension with Alabama, with his agent telling Texas, "Too much heat, let's talk again after the new year."

    Also read that after the Auburn game several Alabama fans cussed out Saban and called him a loser. What a bunch of ungrateful redneck losers. Then again, this is the same fanbase that murders for not being distraught enough for losing.
  19. Techster

    Techster Helluva Engineer

    That would certainly be interesting considering he issued a mea culpa on 60 minutes talking about how he really regretted publicly saying he wasn't going to Alabama when he was with the Dolphins knowing he was going to Alabama all along. He went one step further saying he felt his credibility with players, recruits, and parents was important so stuff like that didn't help. He's already issued a statement, and his wife issued a statement saying they weren't going to Texas.

    If he ends up at Texas, he pretty much admits he's less than honest after kinda grandstanding about being dishonest about Alabama. Some coaches don't care if it means a better situation for them (Todd Graham!). Does Saban make himself look dishonest twice? As the world college football world turns....
  20. PowderSpringsJacket88

    PowderSpringsJacket88 Helluva Engineer Retired Staff

    Michigan States coach would be a great fit

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