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    looks like butch jones is going to ...

    colorado university. a nice hire for them if it comes to fruition. emaw.



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    Re: looks like butch jones is going to ...

    Even with all the upheaval in the Big East, is that really a better job than Cincinnatti?



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    Re: looks like butch jones is going to ...

    no starzzzz



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    Re: looks like butch jones is going to ...

    Quote Originally Posted by MNCyGuy View Post
    Even with all the upheaval in the Big East, is that really a better job than Cincinnatti?
    I'm sure it pays better. Plus, Boulder > Cincinatti.



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    Re: looks like butch jones is going to ...

    Quote Originally Posted by Doc View Post
    I'm sure it pays better. Plus, Boulder > Cincinatti.
    He's doing pretty well there though, seems like he could hold out for better offers considering his predecessors went on to Michigan State and Notre Dame, respectively. Colorado seems like a recipe for having a couple lousy seasons upfront, ruining your reputation, and then getting fired.



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    Re: looks like butch jones is going to ...

    Well we will find out what kind of coach he really is. Had a pretty good thing going at Cincinnati when he was named coach. Colorado is a whole new ball game, pretty much starting from nothing.



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    Re: looks like butch jones is going to ...

    CU really wanted to make a grand entrance into the Pac 12 but that didn't happen. Even here in Colorado hardly anybody is talking about the Buffs. They need a big-time hire to kickstart excitement in the team. That is much easier said than done. With 3 SEC head coaching jobs open, I think the big names will be looking there rather than Boulder.



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    My bad, there are only two SEC HC jobs open right now since Mark Stoops was hired in Kentucky.



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    Re: looks like butch jones is going to ...

    Quote Originally Posted by CyclonesRule View Post
    Well we will find out what kind of coach he really is. Had a pretty good thing going at Cincinnati when he was named coach. Colorado is a whole new ball game, pretty much starting from nothing.
    almost makes you feel bad for cinci. get to bcs, and coach bolts. success starts to build again and coach bolts. at least with dmac and now cpr, we have landed coaches who want to be here.

    of course, who knows if cpr would take the bait if/when we have the elusive "next step" season.



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    Re: looks like butch jones is going to ...

    Perhaps he just likes the hippie lettuce.



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    Re: looks like butch jones is going to ...

    Quote Originally Posted by Colorado View Post
    CU really wanted to make a grand entrance into the Pac 12 but that didn't happen. Even here in Colorado hardly anybody is talking about the Buffs. They need a big-time hire to kickstart excitement in the team. That is much easier said than done. With 3 SEC head coaching jobs open, I think the big names will be looking there rather than Boulder.
    I would beg to differ that no one is talking about The Buffs. The CU story dominated the sports talk radio all week last week on three different sports talk radio stations in Denver which is unheard of while the Broncos were on a 6 game winning streak. Not to mention Paige and Kizla have both written on the topic.



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    Re: looks like butch jones is going to ...

    Quote Originally Posted by Doc View Post
    I'm sure it pays better. Plus, Boulder > Cincinatti.
    Never been to Boulder, but I spent a week in Cincy. It's a pretty awesome city.



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    Re: looks like butch jones is going to ...

    I would have to imagine this is more a reflection on the Big East than anything.

    As others have said, I think he could hold out for a much better job. CU has become a place where coaches go to die. See: Hawkins, Dan; Barnett, Gary


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    Quote Originally Posted by WhatchaGonnaDo View Post
    Never been to Boulder, but I spent a week in Cincy. It's a pretty awesome city.
    Really?!


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    Quote Originally Posted by Colorado View Post
    My bad, there are only two SEC HC jobs open right now since Mark Stoops was hired in Kentucky.
    Tennessee, auburn, Arkansas.



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