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If Auburn hires Petrino, we will continue on the same path we're on. This is in my opinion of course. If you are Petrino and I'm the AD conducting the interview, you have zero leverage. I will be giving you a chance while still maintaining control. I do not doubt Petrino's ability as a coach and am not saying he wouldn't be a good coach but we need someone that will have "Control" and Petrino would not be in a position to demand "control" much less demand anything. In my opinion, Jimbo Fisher and Gary Patterson are the only 2 out there that could demand what it takes to change the environment. It's not about X's and O's. Any coach can do that. It's about the discipline and atmosphere around the program. JF or GP seem to me like the people to do it. Again, I'm not anti-Petrino and it has nothing to do with his transgressions. I just think that we need a coach who is going to DEMAND changes and he is just not in a position to do that.
Regardless, like a poster said yesterday....WHoever is hired will have my 100% support even if it's not my first choice. Now is the time to unite!
This post was edited by Big Mo on 11/25/2012 at 2:32 PM
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