What do you think the fan reaction would be?

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Re: What do you think the fan reaction would be?

Post by UCChris » Sat Nov 11, 2017 1:32 am

frdbtr wrote:
Thu Nov 09, 2017 2:34 pm
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I really think BYU's best option for a quick turnaround is Ed Lamb. Chad Lewis just needs to hurry up and baptize him.
I completely agree with this. Either get him baptized or get off your BYU high horse and suspend this stupid tradition that a BYU HC has to have a temple recommend.
The latter option being the best for the future of BYU sports.

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Re: What do you think the fan reaction would be?

Post by Jarhead » Sat Nov 11, 2017 3:43 am

UCChris wrote:
Sat Nov 11, 2017 1:32 am
frdbtr wrote:
Thu Nov 09, 2017 2:34 pm
snoscythe wrote:
Thu Nov 09, 2017 10:21 am
I really think BYU's best option for a quick turnaround is Ed Lamb. Chad Lewis just needs to hurry up and baptize him.
I completely agree with this. Either get him baptized or get off your BYU high horse and suspend this stupid tradition that a BYU HC has to have a temple recommend.
The latter option being the best for the future of BYU sports.
The former option being the best for the future of Ed Lamb ;)

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Re: What do you think the fan reaction would be?

Post by nuk13 » Sat Nov 11, 2017 9:31 am

I am uncomfortable with the phrases, "card carrying member" and "stupid tradition that a BYU head coach has to have a temple recommend". I don't mean to argue about this but this university is run by the LDS church and the Board of Trustees and they have the final say. Having said that, I understand Fred Davis was not a Latter Day Saint, so until the board reveals otherwise I assume it is a possibility. If, However, someone like Urban Meyer is hired to bring more wins then it might be just as well to become a bigger fan of Utah State, UVU, or some other school. (I would not, however, become a fan of U of U.) Until all this gets settled, I remain a BYU first fan.

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Re: What do you think the fan reaction would be?

Post by Jarhead » Sat Nov 11, 2017 11:03 am

Is there really a hard and fast rule? Or are they more concerned about finding someone who shares the vision of the university and the honor code?
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Re: What do you think the fan reaction would be?

Post by Gunk » Sat Nov 11, 2017 12:38 pm

To the board, I imagine football is little more than a missionary tool. So, yes, I imagine it matters to them that the head coach represent the church and their priorities.

I know people that have applied and are professors at BYU. The interview process is more intense than what they put missionaries through. I have heard accounts of BYU delving into why candidates only have 1 or 2 children, the rationale being that professors are supposed to be model examples of what an LDS family look like.

I know of candidates and institute teachers, being told that unless they get married within a certain time they would not be considered or if they had a job they would be fired.

A friend of mine applied to BYU. BYU wanted to speak to his bishop. When he asked the bishop what was discussed the bishop said he was not at liberty to say that he (the bishop) was sworn to secrecy. This is how BYU treats professors. Do you think a non-member football coach would put up with such?
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Re: What do you think the fan reaction would be?

Post by BroncoBot » Sat Nov 11, 2017 2:21 pm

Gunk wrote:
Sat Nov 11, 2017 12:38 pm
To the board, I imagine football is little more than a missionary tool. So, yes, I imagine it matters to them that the head coach represent the church and their priorities.

I know people that have applied and are professors at BYU. The interview process is more intense than what they put missionaries through. I have heard accounts of BYU delving into why candidates only have 1 or 2 children, the rationale being that professors are supposed to be model examples of what an LDS family look like.

I know of candidates and institute teachers, being told that unless they get married within a certain time they would not be considered or if they had a job they would be fired.

A friend of mine applied to BYU. BYU wanted to speak to his bishop. When he asked the bishop what was discussed the bishop said he was not at liberty to say that he (the bishop) was sworn to secrecy. This is how BYU treats professors. Do you think a non-member football coach would put up with such?
Nope. Which is why a Lds recommend holder is the best bet.

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Re: What do you think the fan reaction would be?

Post by mtnradio » Mon Nov 13, 2017 11:16 pm

BroncoBot wrote:
Sat Nov 11, 2017 2:21 pm
Gunk wrote:
Sat Nov 11, 2017 12:38 pm
To the board, I imagine football is little more than a missionary tool. So, yes, I imagine it matters to them that the head coach represent the church and their priorities.

I know people that have applied and are professors at BYU. The interview process is more intense than what they put missionaries through. I have heard accounts of BYU delving into why candidates only have 1 or 2 children, the rationale being that professors are supposed to be model examples of what an LDS family look like.

I know of candidates and institute teachers, being told that unless they get married within a certain time they would not be considered or if they had a job they would be fired.

A friend of mine applied to BYU. BYU wanted to speak to his bishop. When he asked the bishop what was discussed the bishop said he was not at liberty to say that he (the bishop) was sworn to secrecy. This is how BYU treats professors. Do you think a non-member football coach would put up with such?
Nope. Which is why a Lds recommend holder is the best bet.
AND why all the whining and complaining about the HC and needing to be a temple recommend holder to be head coach is stupid. BYU is and LDS school, first, foremost and forever. Sports are used as missionary tools, the program has a mission and Bronco pretty well told us what it was.

As for Anae ... having recently talked to some former BYU players who played for Bronco, there wasn't much love or respect there for Anae. I don't see it happening. If Kalani is let go ... it will be a tough position to fill.
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Re: What do you think the fan reaction would be?

Post by Mars » Mon Nov 13, 2017 11:54 pm

Nah. Ken N and most of his Navy staff would be on the next plane.
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Re: What do you think the fan reaction would be?

Post by Fido » Tue Nov 14, 2017 8:03 pm

a1247 wrote:
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He HAS been coaching that's the reason I brought his name up in the first place

"Wasatch REVolution Head Coach Eric Drage has been a coach in the Rocky Mountain Football League for years. He has been the reigning Head Coach of the REV since their inception in 2009."
That would be iffy coaching experience. Let's see what he can do with a D1 program instead of a 45 player semi-pro team.

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Re: What do you think the fan reaction would be?

Post by a1247 » Tue Nov 14, 2017 8:50 pm

Fido wrote:
Tue Nov 14, 2017 8:03 pm
a1247 wrote:
Fri Nov 10, 2017 9:21 pm
He HAS been coaching that's the reason I brought his name up in the first place

"Wasatch REVolution Head Coach Eric Drage has been a coach in the Rocky Mountain Football League for years. He has been the reigning Head Coach of the REV since their inception in 2009."
That would be iffy coaching experience. Let's see what he can do with a D1 program instead of a 45 player semi-pro team.
45 semi pro players who all played college football. He's more qualified through professional experience then the current receivers and running backs coaches.

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