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Old 12-05-2012, 03:03 PM   #841
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Old 12-05-2012, 03:03 PM   #842
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One question for the brilliant "insiders":

Why would UT offer Charlie Strong (and it is confirmed they did) if Gruden had any chance of accepting an offer from UT?

I can go ahead and answer for you: They offered Charlie Strong knowing that Gruden was not and is not coming. Im not sure why you guys are keeping this alive.
Well you are too by adding to the post count
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Old 12-05-2012, 03:04 PM   #843
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If that flight is accurate, it appeared to be from LA, and would be carrying an assistant WR coach maybe.
QB coach. Tee Martin is at USC and has been contacted by Gruden.
If we believe reports, Cris Carter is the prospective WR coach, and he doesn't live or do studio work in LA.

They are flying Tee in for the presser!
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Old 12-05-2012, 03:05 PM   #844
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i refuse to buy in...yet.

if it is gruden, i personally don't see it happening till after MNF.

thoughts?
That makes no sense. His taking a college job in no way conflicts with his ability to call one NFL game a week until late December.
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Old 12-05-2012, 03:05 PM   #845
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One question for the brilliant "insiders":

Why would UT offer Charlie Strong (and it is confirmed they did) if Gruden had any chance of accepting an offer from UT?

I can go ahead and answer for you: They offered Charlie Strong knowing that Gruden was not and is not coming. Im not sure why you guys are keeping this alive.
Really?

Where is it confirmed that Strong was offered?

And I mean a confirmation by Strong or the AD.
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Old 12-05-2012, 03:05 PM   #846
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Old 12-05-2012, 03:05 PM   #847
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That's the most rational way to think if this does happen. But UT probably wants to get him on board with time before the recruiting dead period.
That may be true.

but then again, if it is gruden, i dont think 2 extra weeks would be needed to help him out with recruiting. 5 stars would be scrambling to hop on board. if anything the dead period would give him time to decide who he wants to be a part of our class.
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Old 12-05-2012, 03:06 PM   #848
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One question for the brilliant "insiders":

Why would UT offer Charlie Strong (and it is confirmed they did) if Gruden had any chance of accepting an offer from UT?

I can go ahead and answer for you: They offered Charlie Strong knowing that Gruden was not and is not coming. Im not sure why you guys are keeping this alive.

Who said they did?
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Old 12-05-2012, 03:06 PM   #849
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Just a simple question. I'll hang up and listen for a response from any of the all-knowing insiders.
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Old 12-05-2012, 03:06 PM   #850
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One question for the brilliant "insiders":

Why would UT offer Charlie Strong (and it is confirmed they did) if Gruden had any chance of accepting an offer from UT?


Do you know for a fact that UT offered Strong? Simply citing Hyams, Low, et. al. does not constitute fact. They've proven to be less than reliable.


I can go ahead and answer for you: They offered Charlie Strong knowing that Gruden was not and is not coming. Im not sure why you guys are keeping this alive.
Posts like the above quoted make me hope that UT hires Gruden.
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Old 12-05-2012, 03:07 PM   #851
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Too many Debbie Downers in here. Lets keep hope alive!!!!
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We got our hopes back up on Gruden so I expect a Strong announcment soon. That is the way our luck goes...........
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One question for the brilliant "insiders":

Why would UT offer Charlie Strong (and it is confirmed they did) if Gruden had any chance of accepting an offer from UT?

I can go ahead and answer for you: They offered Charlie Strong knowing that Gruden was not and is not coming. Im not sure why you guys are keeping this alive.
We enjoy each others conversation. As long as the trolls stay out this thread stays peaceful and respectable. That is why.
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Old 12-05-2012, 03:08 PM   #854
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One question for the brilliant "insiders":

Why would UT offer Charlie Strong (and it is confirmed they did) if Gruden had any chance of accepting an offer from UT?

I can go ahead and answer for you: They offered Charlie Strong knowing that Gruden was not and is not coming. Im not sure why you guys are keeping this alive.
Who actually confirmed that an offer was made to Strong?

Link please!
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