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Discussion in 'Football: NFL, College, High School' started by Chopped, Aug 29, 2011.

  1. Buck Turgidson

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    That's a shame. Once upon a time Frenchy's got me laid.
     
  2. DonnyMost

    DonnyMost be kind. be brave.

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    So the big question now is who stays and who goes re: transfer portal... specifically will Donovan be back (I kinda hope not).

    Willie has always been a very adaptive coach. He isn't scheme dependent. He molds his offense to his talent.

    We also hired Willie's OL coach last year, so that should minimize OL turnover.

    I love our receiver trio (Manjack, Golden, Brown) but TBH we're never short for WR talent.

    Keeping Parker Jenkins is very important IMO.
     
  3. seemoreroyals

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    I was reading the ESPN article about UH hiring Fritz after poor Big 12 debut and Horgorsons $14.8 buyout was mentioned as being subject to mitigation. I wonder if we will ever know how much of the $14.8 million that clown will actually receive. Surely they are smart enough to find enough reasons to knock a big chunk of that off the top.
     
  4. astros99

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    Pretty sure there is an offset clause. So if he becomes OC or HC somewhere, they will subtract that and pay the difference.
     
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  5. Buck Turgidson

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    Should have had a "every redbull and vodka = 20K off of your buyout" clause
     
  6. Poloshirtbandit

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    Lol

    Wheeler Ave Baptist Church bought the old property
     
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  7. DonnyMost

    DonnyMost be kind. be brave.

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    I think that's what they're banking on.

    Dana takes a job as an OC immediately and it cuts the buyout down by half.
     
  8. Pat

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    There is no buy out per se. UH is required to continue paying his salary as if he was still employed over the next 4 (i think 4) years. Don't know about an off set.
     
  9. seemoreroyals

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    I like the every red bull and vodka takes $20,000 off buydown clause better. If that has been in force he probably owes us $14.8 million instead of the other way around.
     
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    Bring Lainie Fritz also
     
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    I think this was a good move just hope Smith stays with this team.
     
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    Salute to Fertitta for his continued support of UH athletics. I wondered if he’d get bored with it after buying the Rockets.
     
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    Tilman bleeds Cougar red, and is on a mission.
     
  14. Dairy Ashford

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    Yeoman cheated (like every coach and program in Texas in the '70s and '80s) and put us on probation during Pardee's time there, no TV or bowls while setting NCAA records, then off course Miami exposed us in '91; weirdly just as big an impact as SMU's death penalty.
     
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    We should know by now that penalties have NOTHING to do with any 'crime' when they are imposed so selectively. The unspoken crime is threatening the establishment.
     
  16. seemoreroyals

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    What's done can't be undone. Hope we got the decision right. The next decade of UH football depends on it.
     
  17. Marshall Bryant

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    I love when they use a high powered offense like the run n' shoot. They just have to be careful to not discourage their defense in practice.
     
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    UH couldn't afford to go another season with Holgo. I didn't get season tickets this year because of him and it was the right decision. I'd imagine if he had returned, a lot of people would've turned theirs in as well. It's not that they lost. It's how they lost. The teams had no character. It was the most boring UH teams I can remember.

    Hope Fritz can recruit the Houston area and bring back the "For the City" vibe that Herman had for a minute.
     
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    I was just going to ask, does anyone know how the recruiting is going?
     
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