Rumor About Justin Fuente

CDB

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Lots of talk down in the Dallas area about the North Texas Mean Green reaching out to Fuentes. Anybody here confirm?
 

CDB

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Well, considering how much time we spend talking about the Colorado State Coach, UConn coach, and Mass Coach, I thought some might know about the possible hiring place for a former ACC coach at one of our opponents.
 

CDB

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I care because I believe all of these college openings (e.g. USC, TCU, FL, and even N.TX, etc.) can directly or indirectly affect BC in terms of its coaches and possible transfers and recruits. In many states recruits play football and club football all year round throughout their grammar and high school careers and some of the high 3 players may not be recruited agressively nationally, but might be wonderful fits for BC. Moreover, it is more and more obvious that we do not have the talent that most on these boards think we do. I believe that as we recruit better players are record will improve and our coaches will be looked at as replacements. BC is a great opportunity for a young coach such as Hafley and he will probably get five years to show if he can coach. Moving to a high profile school such as FL or USC will more than double his salary -- but he will only get 2-3 years to show that he can fight for a NC. But there are many schools with much better pedigree than BC who can offer him much more money and will give him at least 5 years to show what he can do. As to transfers, most concentrate on the very highly recruited kids that are transferring because they cannot get playing time. I can think of several in this category -- e.g. the Ewers kid at Ohio State who started college a year early and ws redshirted and sits behind another 5 rated id who is only a Sophomore and is lighting it up. That kind of kid may not be wiling to wait 3 years to show what he can do at college despite all the money he has already received. He might wait another year, but I cannot imagine he will not transfer out if he has to wait ore than that given he was the highest rated player in the prospective 2022 draft before he enrolled early. There will be some players we will have a shot at some of these transfers with a QB like Phil and given that shot we gave him here, but there are many excellent players who want a chance to play at the next level and are just looking for playing time so that they can show what they can do. So, a coach at N TX might take them away from BC because the coach can promise them that they will play. High Profile jobs like Florida and USC will take the really good coaches out of the mix, but they will leave opening at other schools who may take some of our coaches and possible recruits and players. Haley's record will not be the reason we could lose him early, but his ability to recruit might -- that appears to be one of the highest talents folks are looking for.
 

AGPennyPacker

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Edmonds_Forever comment was hilarious but I agree with you CBD
This is going to be a wild Season with the upcoming Coaching Carousel!

Penn State and Franklin just agreed to a 10 Year Extension with a 7.5 Million Base Salary!
Things could get insane pretty fast!
 
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D6NOLA

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Edmonds_Forever comment was hilarious but I agree with you CBD
This is going to be a wild Season with the upcoming Coaching Carousel!

Penn State and Franklin just agreed to a 10 Year Extension with a 7.5 Million Base Salary!
Things could get insane pretty fast!
I’m just glad that Fuente isn’t being mentioned to LSU…
 

CDB

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Philly, I realize that most here do not care about a non-power five school hiring a retread who failed in the ACC, nor did I mean to imply what anyone else should think -- all of us our BC guys and one the best and maybe at times the worst trait about us is that we are independent thinkers who do not hold back on our beliefs. So, most of us will not care about retreads who take these non-power five jobs at very poor football programs. I didn't care either and I review with amazement on how much attention both UCONN and UMASS get on these boards. I don't consider either a rival -- nor do I care about Addazio's current coaching position other than he is not here. But in this time of name, image and likeness one of these retread coaches could take a transfer BC would have had a great shot at because they can promise him that he will start immediately. Barry came here because of that -- to prove to the NFL that he should be a higher draft choice -- it hasn't worked out the way he had hoped -- if anything, if he goes, he will go lower than he would have last year. So, I will continue to watch with interest hirings at all schools with ties to the ACC for the reason I stated above. Happy Thanksgiving to you and yours.
 

Phillyboy

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Philly, I realize that most here do not care about a non-power five school hiring a retread who failed in the ACC, nor did I mean to imply what anyone else should think -- all of us our BC guys and one the best and maybe at times the worst trait about us is that we are independent thinkers who do not hold back on our beliefs. So, most of us will not care about retreads who take these non-power five jobs at very poor football programs. I didn't care either and I review with amazement on how much attention both UCONN and UMASS get on these boards. I don't consider either a rival -- nor do I care about Addazio's current coaching position other than he is not here. But in this time of name, image and likeness one of these retread coaches could take a transfer BC would have had a great shot at because they can promise him that he will start immediately. Barry came here because of that -- to prove to the NFL that he should be a higher draft choice -- it hasn't worked out the way he had hoped -- if anything, if he goes, he will go lower than he would have last year. So, I will continue to watch with interest hirings at all schools with ties to the ACC for the reason I stated above. Happy Thanksgiving to you and yours.
CDB
I'm with you on this forums obsession with crapping on UCONN and UMASS football. Its kind of childish. The players on these teams love football just as much as any player on the NCAA top 25 teams.

As for Addazio , ridiculing him gets tired fast. He's Colorado's problem now.

Years ago a kid from Northern New Jersey went to play for a little college in upstate NY, Siena College . He wasn't drafted by the NFL, but did become a pretty good head coach.

I noticed Hafley said he called UMASS New Head Coach Brown congratulated him and welcomed him back to New England. That's the way it should be.

Happy Thanksgiving to you.
 
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D6Nola, LSU would get killed if it hired a losing coach like DAZ or any other coach who cannot win. They fire coaches who win national championships because they expect to be in the top four teams no less than every other year. And despite the TAMU coach's denials LSU keeps raising the ante of how much they are willing to pay him -- but they will not hire a coach who isn't a proven winner. I remember when Clemson promoted DABO and all the southern papers went ballistic because he wasn't a proven winner. Those types of schools do not take chances on a young coach becoming great -- they hire proven winners -- FL made overtures to the Penn State coach and he was just given a 10 year contract for over $75 mil with incentives. That is the type of coach Florida is looking for. Whoever it is will be expected to restock whatever talent is missing this year and then coach the team up in 2 years to contend for a NC. There's no waiting or giving a guy a second chance in those schools. But the trickle down effect is as coaches move around there are more openings and schools get to the point that they might have to take a chance a young coach -- and any power five school would have no difficulty giving a nice raise to a coach at BC. However, as much as folks look at the successes, these hires fail more times than they work -- e.g. Nebraska or all the recent coaches at Texas.
 
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