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Willie T to FAU

Discussion in 'RayGator's Swamp Gas' started by gatorjjh, Dec 11, 2019.

  1. tilly

    tilly Superhero Mod. Fast witted. Bulletproof posts. Moderator VIP Member

    NO. FSU pays anything above what FAU is paying. Willie is getting his money. He is just choosing to work for some of it instead of sit home.

    Frankly, I think that's the right thing to do. Good for him.

    Willie will do fine down there I feel.
     
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  2. Claygator

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    I disagree. Bailing on a school after one season is bush league imo.
     
  3. wingtee

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    Your kidding?
     
  4. orangeblue_coop

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    Some may see it as bailing on a program...others may see it as pouncing on a dream job after it becomes available.
     
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  5. BJ1888

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    “Mike White’s brother” is the AD at Duke (Kevin), UCF (Danny), and FAU (Brian).


    He was successful at the G5 level. He took WKU from doormat to respectability. He got USF to 10-2 and their first season in program history that ended with them ranked (the 2007 season, where they’d been #2 at one point, ended unranked). USF was pretty awful when they fired Skip Holtz, and he turned them into one of the best teams in their conference. FAU will be the first job he’s had that isn’t a rebuilding effort, so he should hit the ground running.
     
  6. INGATORSWETRUST

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    Father is AD at Duke, brother AD at UCF
     
  7. Claygator

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    I thought his dad was the AD at Duke?
     
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  8. BJ1888

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    he is. I goofed. There are three siblings who work in administration (the sister is an AAD at SMU), plus dad at Duke, and Mike coaching.
     
  9. cocodrilo

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    It's even confusing to Mike White.
     
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  10. gatordavisl

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    Does this standard apply for all professions, or only college football coaches?