Sitake has no clue what he is doing.

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Re: Sitake has no clue what he is doing.

Post by CrimsonCoug » Tue Feb 06, 2018 7:23 pm

If the Elder Oaks interview is accurate, that carries a lot of wait. Holmoe's not going to waste an apostle's time. So unless Elder Oaks (or someone else on the BOT) wanted Coach Ken to be interviewed (and that may be; they all would have known him given his high profile with Meet the Mormons), I think he had to have been seriously considered but it was determined to not be a good fit. Whether or not Niumatalolo felt that way is a different story.

My biggest beef with Holmoe is that he let the boosters get to him and Bronco to the point where Mendenhall no longer wanted to be at BYU. Without a clear heir apparent or a large potential pool, I think Holmoe needed to do a better job of hanging on to the guy who had restored honor and prestige to the program.

That said, Bronco is clearly better as a "turnaround CEO" than a Top 10 CEO.

Back to the point of the thread, I guess I get now why Hadley said over and over and over in his interview that coaching is all about relationships. He was referring to relationships with players, but it's pretty clear that who you know is much more important than what you know with this staff. And Hadley said he was very close with Gilford and had just spent the previous 3 years coaching with Fesi. I mean, even if the program was such a dumpster fire that nobody in the national pool would want to coach there unless they felt some loyalty to the school, I've got to think that there have been a bunch of other alumni now in coaching that could have applied. To not interview anyone--even the guy they hired--would break so many HR rules at any respectable institution.
But at least Hadley played and GA'd under Mendenhall.
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Re: Sitake has no clue what he is doing.

Post by SpiffCoug » Tue Feb 06, 2018 9:45 pm

Ken N was such a serious candidate that BYU didn't even pick him up from the airport.
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Re: Sitake has no clue what he is doing.

Post by BroncoBot » Tue Feb 06, 2018 9:57 pm

SpiffCoug wrote:
Tue Feb 06, 2018 9:45 pm
Ken N was such a serious candidate that BYU didn't even pick him up from the airport.
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Re: Sitake has no clue what he is doing.

Post by frdbtr » Wed Feb 07, 2018 8:24 am

He wasn't a serious candidate because he was informed that he would not be allowed to run his offense if he came. No one would do that to a coaching candidate but BYU. If they really wanted him, they would have hired him and let him do his thing that has made him successful at Navy. I am not a huge fan of the triple option but I am a fan of winning, we should have never even considered the guy if we didn't want him to bring his offense.

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Re: Sitake has no clue what he is doing.

Post by scott715 » Wed Feb 07, 2018 2:01 pm

I would have listen to his argument of why he thought the Triple option would work at the Y. would it have made us more marketable to a P5? I suspect it would not.

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