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Have you ever, in all your years of reporting, seen this type of dialogue going on about who is chosen to be the new Auburn HC? I know I've had my favorites, but will not slam any prospective coach the way I've seen it done on this board.
Call me naive, but I thought we were ALL IN...
Thanks for all you do, guys.
This post was edited by Lanie 16 months ago
No, I don't believe anyone has ever seen anything like this, not this amount of outright hatred, name-calling and vitriol. It's been sad to see, at least for me.
I am surprised by all the venom aimed and certain candidates, especially considering this group of candidates appears to me to be far superior to the group Auburn interviewed last time.
Very bammerish! At least that is what many who post on this site would say if they saw these remarks elsewhere.
It is also amazing the amount of people that melt on nothing more than a rumor
Dyin' ain't much of a living, boy - you know who
Wish I could bump you a +1, but I'm all out!
If any of us had a a little confidence in the idiot running the athletic deparment and a prez who seems to only care about his legacy there would not be this agnst, the problem is we have a complete moron who brought our football program to where it is today with the disaster hire of Gene Chizika nd we are seeing it all over again right before our eyes!
And because Auburn men and women believe in these things, I believe in Auburn and love it.
-George Petrie (1945)
1. Internet message boards are much more common than they were even 4 years ago when Chizik was hired. They didn't exist when Tubbs was hired.
2. A huge group is behind a very polarizing figure in BP.
3. Everyone knows this is an extremely important hire because of what is going on in TTown, and a vast majority of people don't have faith that this administration will get the hire right.
Chizik was a very unpopular hire. He was given a new contract and large buyout. You can debate whether this was warranted due to the 2010 season, but many were still not sold on Chizik at the time and disagreed with the terms of the new contract. Jay Jacobs was responsible for all this and he has retained his job. Many people don't understand this and are angry about it.
I totally agree! I can truly understand everyone's passion and their opinion, but the venom that was spewed forth from some was disturbing. Instead of being excited about a new beginning I have found myself having that gnawing feeling in the pit of my stomach just like I had during the entire Cam saga. At least then it was caused by the Auburn haters. Now it's caused by the Family.
Auburn Family Now, Always, and Forever ! WDE
Sadly, it's even worse on the other board.
I don't understand the hatred towards the coaching candidates, but everyone has a right to be concerned about how this process is happening.
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