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All is not lost. There's a new job opening in Wisconsin.
Cincy and Cal too. He supposedly interviewed for Cal, and Butch Jones is about to leave Cincy.
I don't know what i'd do if Narduzzi ended up at Wisconsin.
This post was edited by Braintrust 16 months ago
MSU was VERY high on Alec James. Pretty high on Marcus Ball and Austin Ramesh too
Would they interview him? I really thought that before you wrote it
Explain a "silent verbal". Help a brotherout.
This has nothing to do with a silent verbal.
Ok. What's a silent verbal?
Chance Stewart too
Absolutely. This is all about money. UM was one of cheapest major programs around when it came to paying coaches until the Great Brandon showed up. Now we are competitive. OSU has paid its HC well for awhile, but not its assistant coaches. That changed when Urbie was hired. Even MSU recently bumped up its DC comp significantly. You can't lure and keep top coaches if you consistently pay them less than they can get elsewhere. And the B10, as a conference, still pays less for coaches (significantly less) than the SEC.
Brett wants to step it up and try to win a NC. He can coach better players than the B10 can draw. Smart move for him.
More $$$ and better talent at Arkansas. Why stay in Wisconsin?
Plus he probably feels as strongly as I do about the B10 expansion on how much it blows. B10 is going down the tubes.
This post was edited by steveschneider 16 months ago
And talent and prestige...he has a better shot at a NC down at Arkansas.
Plus, if you can't beat them why not join them?
It's when a player has made a commitment but doesn't want to make it public yet. Sometimes, they just want to announce it on their own terms (i.e. hat dance at AA game). Sometimes it is for another reason (i.e. a kid doesn't want to be hassled for choosing someone other than the popular local school). But it has nothing to do with the Dawson or Conley situations. They made public commitments. Later, they changed their minds and wanted to withdraw their commitments and reopen their recruitments. Neither situation has anything to do with a silent commitment.
This post was edited by MrWoodson 16 months ago
That's all just opinion. We can look at how much he gets paid. That's a fact. And like everything else in life, most people will choose more money over less money all things being equal. The rest is just you projecting your opinions and biases onto Brett Bielema. You have no way of knowing what he thinks about his chances of being successful at Arky vs Wisconsin. It is pure fiction you have created in your mind.
There's plenty of stats to support my statements. Mainly BCS championships. The SEC rules CFB.
Today was another blow to the B10. Get used to a future of Ohio State fattening up on pathetic B10 teams and then getting slaughtered by an SEC team in a BCS bowl.
B10 football has gone down the tubes.
If the opportunities, other than money, are so much better in the SEC, why did Urbie leave the SEC for the B10?
No he doesn't. This is a money move and a slap in the face to the B1G. 3-time B1G champ, and the coach moves to a mid-tier SEC team.
Arkansas does not recruit at the level Alabama, LSU, and aTm does. That is just in their division.
Ohio State is the only school that operates like an SEC team.
Arkansas hasn't won their conference since 1989. That goes back to their days in the SWC. In their entire existence within the SEC, they have never won it. They are an also ran in the SEC. This was a pure money move, and Wisconsin should have matched it.
This post was edited by xxmgobluexx 16 months ago
If the SEC jobs were inherently better, why are they forced to pay the coaches more? You would expect someone like Bielema to be willing to leave Wisky for Arky for the same amount of money if not less if it clearly is a better job otherwise. Why would you need to give him a big raise to get him to move? Bielema is moving primarily for more money (probably a lot more). Beyond that, it's anyone's guess what went into his decision.
You are correct this is a huge punch to the B10's nuts.
Maybe he was sick of fattening up on weak teams in the B10 and then getting spanked in a BCS bowl?
Arkansas has the potential to finish around the top 2 or 3 in the SEC and can definitely make it to BCS games as Petrino demonstrated.
This is an improvement in my opinion.
Using that logic, UF must operate like a B10 team. I mean, they lost their highly successful coach to a B10 school. UF must be going down the tubes.
He’s never recruited at high level any way’s if you use recruiting ranking’s. He has an eye for identifying OL, talent though, regardless of what the ranking’s say. He’ll do fine at Arkansas. at the B1G.
I think you're being a little harsh here. Fattening up? He beat Minny, Purdue, IU and IL, lost to PSU, tOSU, MSU and Nebraska.
Michigan State does not and will not run the 3-4 defense.
We agree on on thing. None of this is anything but your opinion.
Not really UF operates like an SEC team too.
You know why he left, health reasons and to be with his family.
You know why he came back, Ohio State was his dream job.
Ohio State is the only school that can draw in a coach of that caliber. Even Michigan gets turned down by the Harbaugh's and the MIles of the CFB world.
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