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    OK State....Sean Sutton??

    Other than performance what was the reason that Sean Sutton was let go at OSU? Or was it just performance? He didn't last long and I just can't remember the circumstances of his dismissal? Anyone care to refresh my memory of this? Thanks.



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    Re: OK State....Sean Sutton??

    He was handed a good program and ruined it in 1 1/2 seasons.


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    Re: OK State....Sean Sutton??

    He wasn't drunk enough, so he got the boot.



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    Re: OK State....Sean Sutton??

    He didn't swear enough at his kids.


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    Re: OK State....Sean Sutton??

    He was out of his ******* mind and always looked like he was going to murder someone.



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    Re: OK State....Sean Sutton??

    I think it was the sweatiness, combined with the pastiness. Honestly that dude probably would be dead by now if he still was a head coach.



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    Re: OK State....Sean Sutton??

    The did him a favor. That guy look like he could drop dead at any second.



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    Re: OK State....Sean Sutton??

    There were rumors that Eddie Sutton told OSU that he would quit (or would not sign his last contract extension-I can't remember) if they didn't promise to hire his son as his successor.

    I know that the A.D. was not happy with the situation he was put into by Eddie from the beginning of the Sean Sutton era, so I think he was on thin ice to begin with...and combine underachieving for two years onto that, and you've got yourself another new coach.



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    Re: OK State....Sean Sutton??

    I think it was because he smiled too much.



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    Re: OK State....Sean Sutton??

    Sean did not look like a coach - he looked like a man who had to push the button to launch the missiles.


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    Re: OK State....Sean Sutton??

    Maybe it was because he didn't drive across 5 lanes of highway drunk and hit a car and tree like his Dad......whom by the way after that little incident got a contract extension....and his freaking name on the OSU court......oh....was a week after Larry was let go up here at ISU. What a world.

    I'm ****** Larry was ever let go still.



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    Re: OK State....Sean Sutton??

    He really wasn't that bad of a coach. OK State is a tough job to have as your first IMO. He would've been better served to work up the food chain like his brother is doing at Oral Roberts right now. When you're in the Big 12, those mistakes you make early as a head coach are magnified compared to making them in a mid-major conference with 3k people in the stands and no TV coverage.



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    Re: OK State....Sean Sutton??

    Quote Originally Posted by Clone_12 View Post
    There were rumors that Eddie Sutton told OSU that he would quit (or would not sign his last contract extension-I can't remember) if they didn't promise to hire his son as his successor.

    I know that the A.D. was not happy with the situation he was put into by Eddie from the beginning of the Sean Sutton era, so I think he was on thin ice to begin with...and combine underachieving for two years onto that, and you've got yourself another new coach.
    This would make sense. It had to be a difficult time period in the OSU athletic department. I would guess that T-Boone was not a big fan either or Sean might still have that job...



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    Re: OK State....Sean Sutton??

    He had been raised with a spoon in his mouth and couldn't handle running a program. It was evident after they fired his dad that it was too much for him to handle. That's why they got rid of him.



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    Re: OK State....Sean Sutton??

    Quote Originally Posted by WalkingCY View Post
    I'm ****** Larry was ever let go still.
    I feel the same way...



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