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    Sources: Matt Abdelmassih to be hired as an assistant

    This was floating around on Twitter last night and I threw it out there on Saturday. I now have two sources close to the program telling me that Matt Abdelmassih will be promoted from a operations job to an assistant coaching position later this week.

    Personally, I LOVE this hire and I'll tell you why in a column later this week or next. Pretty swamped right now with the Clyburn news, along with spring football stuff.



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    Re: Sources: Matt Abdelmassih to be hired as an assistant

    Congratulations, Matt!



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    Re: Sources: Matt Abdelmassih to be hired as an assistant

    Outstanding!!!

    Might as well cap the day off by hiring Larry Brown to be an assistant.

    This really is a fun afternoon to be a Cyclone. Thanks for the great work, Chris!!


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    Re: Sources: Matt Abdelmassih to be hired as an assistant

    Thanks for all the info C-Dub!

    Really an exciting afternoon.



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    Re: Sources: Matt Abdelmassih to be hired as an assistant

    -Must be a couple recruits we really want that he has very good relationships with.
    -Should be easier to fill his spot with an assistant-level coach when you can show you will promote from with-in.



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    Re: Sources: Matt Abdelmassih to be hired as an assistant

    Does he have a nickname? Could we call him Coach Massey?



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    Re: Sources: Matt Abdelmassih to be hired as an assistant

    Wasn't he our original connection to Sledge? Supposedly the guy has great NYC contacts right?




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    Re: Sources: Matt Abdelmassih to be hired as an assistant

    Quote Originally Posted by BryceC View Post
    Wasn't he our original connection to Sledge? Supposedly the guy has great NYC contacts right?
    Yes. Matt was the big reason that Sledge ended up in Ames. I imagine he'll take over Okoro's recruitment with Fred once this becomes official.



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    Re: Sources: Matt Abdelmassih to be hired as an assistant

    This is awesome. I love the NY connection. Great hire. Nice upgrade at this position.



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    Re: Sources: Matt Abdelmassih to be hired as an assistant

    I sure hope this is to replace McRoy and not Lutz? If this is the replacement for Lutz, I'm extremely disappointed. Not a good hire at all. If it is for McRoy, then I'm all for it.



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    Re: Sources: Matt Abdelmassih to be hired as an assistant

    Quote Originally Posted by clonedude View Post
    I sure hope this is to replace McRoy and not Lutz? If this is the replacement for Lutz, I'm extremely disappointed. Not a good hire at all. If it is for McRoy, then I'm all for it.
    This is for McRoy. I think the next hire will be Mann and I would like that because he is experienced as an assistant and has good Detroit connections.



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    Re: Sources: Matt Abdelmassih to be hired as an assistant

    It doesn't matter who he's replacing!


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    Re: Sources: Matt Abdelmassih to be hired as an assistant

    Am I alone in thinking that Fred let McRoy go for the express purpose of promoting Abdelmassih?



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    Re: Sources: Matt Abdelmassih to be hired as an assistant

    Quote Originally Posted by Cutlass View Post
    Am I alone in thinking that Fred let McRoy go for the express purpose of promoting Abdelmassih?
    Pretty much has to be the case, IMO.



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    Re: Sources: Matt Abdelmassih to be hired as an assistant

    I think in this change, we will start to see more players like Will Blalock and Curtis Stinson here again.


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