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    Wally's Other Son

    How Skip Holtz, South Florida Bulls saved 2010 recruiting class - Andy Staples - SI.com

    I'm surprised to read that Wally has another son in the coaching profession. Not sure whether he is retained and if not, there's a plan to hire and utilize him here for the Cyclones.

    Overall, it's a very interesting article especially related to the attitude of football coaches facing uncertainty:

    "In any other business, a man on the cusp of firing might simply choose to leave, but football coaches rarely do. Coaches accept the fact that staffs turn over, that families get uprooted. If a lame-duck coach deliberately tanks a recruiting assignment because he knows he is about to get fired, that act would follow him into his search for his next job. The coaching fraternity is that tight-knit."



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    Re: Wally's Other Son

    I don't think he was retained when Holtz was hired. At least his name isn't under the coaching staff at USF.


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    Re: Wally's Other Son

    Todd Fitch? Was he at ISU at some point in time?



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    Re: Wally's Other Son

    Fitch former QB's coach here.


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    Re: Wally's Other Son

    That was a good read



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    Re: Wally's Other Son

    Quote Originally Posted by Cy Hard View Post
    Fitch former QB's coach here.
    Under Mac and Chiz...



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    Re: Wally's Other Son

    Quote Originally Posted by superman_101680 View Post
    Under Mac and Chiz...
    Mmmmmmmmm.....Mac & Chiz. "It's the Chizziest!"


    ...And the home of the CHIEFS!!!

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    Re: Wally's Other Son

    So Nebraska got the leftover qb....


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    Re: Wally's Other Son

    Probably that explains why Scott Fountain stayed until after the LOI signing day.

    Not sure whether this is a norm in Basketball. Last time I remember, Calipari brought his recruits to UK.



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    Re: Wally's Other Son

    Quote Originally Posted by superman_101680 View Post
    Under Mac and Chiz...
    I don't think he actually coached with Chiz, he got hired by ECU as O-Coordinator and left before spring ball.



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