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Young people always think that anyone over a certain age is Mister Creosote. I don't think that the players at SDSU and Arkansas find Dutcher and Muss too old to relate. I think they find them to be excellent coaches who win a ton of games.
It's a reach to assume that because as of last night they hadn't connected, that means the coach hasn't "reached out" yet.
In recruiting as in business, one can call, text, email, and still not make a connection. Coach Johnson may or may not have Chet's personal cell number, but I kind of...
I'm very calm. But I can't believe I'm the only person here smart enough to see how the fan response plays with the new coach, his family and friends, and the players.
But I'm not embarrassed for myself, so don't worry about me.
I'm so disappointed with this fan meltdown that I don't have any energy to be disappointed with the hire.
This is embarrassing. The meltdown, the fan response, the misdirected hostility, this board, and this thread.
Not one of the guys I was pulling for, but I'll get on board. Welcome back to the U, Ben!
Be aware, the outraged fans don't hate you, but right now they're hating Mark Coyle a little bit because they thought we would get a coach with some wins under his belt.
I don't know how to respond to this, except that Eric is not Bill. I joked about having him interviewed by a psychiatrist, but in all reality he's shown himself to be an exceptional coach with only the highest recommendations from some of the best minds in the game.