26.Feb.2014 General Discussion — Two coaching choices?
I found this article puzzling. During the process of hiring a replacement for offensive coordinator Danny Langsdorf, Riley figured he could go one of two ways. Why? I can think of a handful of other arrangements. I think a better sentence would be “Given Riley’s conservative temperament, he narrowed the possibilities down to two choices […]
13.Feb.2014 NCAA Rule Changes
Link here. Hilarious, Nick Saban/Alabama complains, and then we get this. They’re claiming it’s to help defensive players with injury. The truth is more likely that defenses can’t figure out how to stop these offenses, so they’re crying to the NCAA about it. Even thought his rule would help OSU/Banker, I don’t like it. I’d […]
11.Feb.2014 Rod Perry, Revisited
People are acting like this guy is the second coming… From Mamma Machado, regarding Garrett, but she touches on Perry: Recruiting is the big question mark here. The NFL is a completely different beast…coaches have to coach and game plan, that’s it. In college, not only do they have to coach and game plan, they […]
I honestly don’t know much about Garrett, but this hiring feels underwhelming. That is no surprise. The only recent coach I’ve been excited about was Brennan, and that’s because he had a reputation as a recruiter. Recruiting fires up the fanbase, but it doesn’t fire up Riley. He’s content with the “coach ‘em up” philosophy, […]
10.Feb.2014 Coaching Updates
I’m sure you guys know, Cav is interviewing with Oklahoma State. Personally I think he’s trying to get a raise. We’ll see. The leading OC candidate right now is John Garrett. Definitely not a sexy hire. And can he recruit?