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Texans coach Bill O'Brien interested in University of Maryland opening

Discussion in 'Houston Texans' started by HR Dept, Nov 15, 2015.

  1. HR Dept

    HR Dept Contributing Member

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  2. BigggReddd

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    Lol he really strives for mediocrity, eh?
     
  3. Fyreball

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    Leverage ploy by BOB's camp. Seriously, MARYLAND? Good one.
     
  4. J.R.

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    Jason Hack Canfora

    Wouldn't be disappointed if he did leave though.
     
  5. cdain3

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    Bye.....
     
  6. Newlin

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    If he goes, I don't think many fans, players, or anyone else will miss him very much.
     
  7. J Sizzle

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    Please take the job BOB. A coaching upgrade would be terrific (assuming Rick Smith doesn't screw it up again)
     
  8. EddieWasSnubbed

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    This is a bogus report.


    Maryland would never be anything more than a fallback plan in case O'Brien gets fired. Maryland would be the worst head coaching gig he's had. Why would he step down to that? It'd make no sense.


    It's a power play at best.
     
  9. Mr. Clutch

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    Great news!

    The lame BOB leaks keep coming. College coach
     
  10. CCorn

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    Lol maybe he doesn't like the pressure that big boy coaching jobs bring.
     
  11. Cannonball

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    Unless he wins, in which case McNair will be criticized.

    1) The article doesn't mention him stepping down. And it talks a lot about the turmoil with the Texans. It makes absolute sense that OB would express interest in the job if he wasn't confident in being able to keep his current position with the Texans.
    2) He's only had 2 head coaching gigs.
    3) Because of the situation surrounding it, Penn State was arguable a worse coaching gig.
     
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    Interesting
     
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    But your #3 reason and the job he did there with all the turmoil and less scholarship players make him a good coaching option for College. So it would be a downgrade to go there.
     
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    <blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">Bill O'Brien not interested in Maryland job, per <a href="https://twitter.com/McClain_on_NFL">@McClain_on_NFL</a> <a href="https://t.co/KcQwKP5xYL">https://t.co/KcQwKP5xYL</a></p>&mdash; ProFootballTalk (@ProFootballTalk) <a href="https://twitter.com/ProFootballTalk/status/665969847885434880">November 15, 2015</a></blockquote>
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  16. TheRealist137

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    Announcement coming tomorrow that BoB is leaving for the Maryland job.
     
  17. REEKO_HTOWN

    REEKO_HTOWN I'm Rich Biiiiaaatch!

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    Well that sucks
     
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    <blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">No chance Bill O'Brien takes the Maryland job. Chose PSU/Houston for his son's treatment being the best in the country. Not a chance.</p>&mdash; Greg Zelinske (@gregzelinske) <a href="https://twitter.com/gregzelinske/status/665942660386041856">November 15, 2015</a></blockquote>
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  19. J.R.

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    :grin:

    <blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr"><a href="https://twitter.com/McClain_on_NFL">@McClain_on_NFL</a> <a href="https://twitter.com/RobinWashut">@RobinWashut</a> He also has no interested in putting a good football team on the field in Houston.</p>&mdash; All Riled Up (@cubsnsuds) <a href="https://twitter.com/cubsnsuds/status/665955907218485248">November 15, 2015</a></blockquote>
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    The constant in this terrible situation is Rick Smith. I don't care what BOb does. Just as long as Rick Smith is gone first. But, he'll still be here and that's why i'm not watching a single Texans game again until he's gone.
     

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