Originally Posted by StoVol
I'd imagine they followed the script so prevalent now in cfb. Our agents contacted many agents doing their due diligence in a coaching search. Doing it that way gives plausible deniability to both sides. The coach can deny he was turned down and schools can deny they were as well, saving face. If Shannon was looked into, it wouldn't take long to uncover a connection to Shapiro , which would be too risky and a deal breaker at a school like UT.
You take the same risk though hiring anyone from Alabama.