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    A&M has a new coach

    Mike Sherman, Aggie website seems pretty split on it. What does this do for their program, ie recruiting against Okalahoma and Texas and chances to win the Big XII South?


    Tommy Tuberville out of Texas A&M mix - Breaking News from The Birmingham News - al.com



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    Re: A & M Head Coach is...

    Very interesting.



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    Re: A & M Head Coach is...

    Quote Originally Posted by PackerClone View Post
    Mike Sherman, Aggie website seems pretty split on it. What does this do for their program, ie recruiting against Okalahoma and Texas and chances to win the Big XII South?


    Tommy Tuberville out of Texas A&M mix - Breaking News from The Birmingham News - al.com
    Didn't he get ran by the Packers?



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    Re: A & M Head Coach is...

    Quote Originally Posted by 83Clone View Post
    Didn't he get ran by the Packers?
    Yeah, that was more of a result that he was a horrid GM. He loaded up on poor players when he had the dual role, got fired as the GM, and then couldn't win with the crappy players he signed and got canned as HC.

    Good coach, bad GM.



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    Re: A & M Head Coach is...

    I think its a lot harder to go from the pros to college than from college to the pros. Does he have any college experience.



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    Re: A & M Head Coach is...

    Quote Originally Posted by ISUAlum2002 View Post
    Very interesting.
    franchione was a pretty good recruiter and has some pretty good kids on his redshirt squad-some of his redshirt kids may be even better than some of the a and m starters.he held them back because he wanted to let the upper class guys finish before his taxi squad or redshirts were allowed to play. franchione was very successful to recruit good underclassmen before they even become seniors in high school to become aggie commits. he had a good nose in getting a lead on recruits-sophs and juniors in texas high schools-kinda like MACD. in our current basketball program at isu. i think only 2or 3 of the current a and m verbals are seroiusly looking at other schools.once a kid has aggie branded into his brain, he will generally stay loyal to a and m. franchione went head to head with mack brown at texas and with les miles at lsu over many recruits and won several recruiting battles against les and mack.he was also very good at getting recruits from the smaller rural schools in texas.


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    Re: A & M Head Coach is...

    I believe i saw somewhere he was actually an assistant coach at aTm before being pulled up by Holmgren to join him in Green Bay. If true, that makes more sense as to why aTm wanted him. He knows the program and administration, knows what is expected out of a hc at aTm.



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    Re: A & M Head Coach is...

    Mike Sherman - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

    Was at aTm as an oline coach and like most coaches worked his way us as a college coach first.


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    Re: A & M Head Coach is...

    Quote Originally Posted by PackerClone View Post
    What does this do for their program, ie recruiting against Okalahoma and Texas and chances to win the Big XII South?

    I would think being a former pro coach, knowing what it takes to get there - stuff like that, would be an appealing pitch to kids.



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    Quote Originally Posted by 83Clone View Post
    Didn't he get ran by the Packers?
    Yeah and Pete Carroll got let go by the Pats and Bill Belechik by the Browns. Ever hear of those guys?



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    Re: A & M Head Coach is...

    The last guy to come from the NFL to the Big 12 didnt work out so well. Just ask Nebraska fans. How is the Ofensive Genus working out for Notre Dame?



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    Re: A & M Head Coach is...

    Quote Originally Posted by DaddyMac View Post
    I would think being a former pro coach, knowing what it takes to get there - stuff like that, would be an appealing pitch to kids.
    yeah kinda like playing for bill callahan. i hear he has a heck of a program going for him over there to the west.


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    Quote Originally Posted by dinger7203 View Post
    yeah kinda like playing for bill callahan. i hear he has a heck of a program going for him over there to the west.
    Yeah, I don't know how Pete Carroll stuggles along either.



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    Re: A & M Head Coach is...

    wasnt Mike Sherman thrown out once or twice last year for us?


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    Re: A & M Head Coach is...

    yeah so was ditka


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