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allin2010
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Franklin to Arkansas (247 Strong Rumor)

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Strong rumors this afternoon linking Vanderbilt coach James Franklin to the Arkansas job. We're told Gruden is likely out, that Patterson (at least for now) has decided to stay at TCU and that Gundy appears out of reach well.



wegotdatwood
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blacknblu
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re: Franklin to Arkansas (247 Strong Rumor)
So, the guy that got VANDY winning might be interested too?



lowspark12
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re: Franklin to Arkansas (247 Strong Rumor)
i just don't see Franklin leaving, IMO... i think Vandy will do what it takes to keep him there. He seems committed to building something at Vandy.


blacknblu
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re: Franklin to Arkansas (247 Strong Rumor)
Well, someone better be our next coach


beebefootballfan
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re: Franklin to Arkansas (247 Strong Rumor)
I will not believe a thing any media puts out, jorts, biddy, wally, none of them have a clue on this one.

They are all in it to sell subscriptions. So they have to put out what makes people want to dish out money to see the newest news.
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HawgAlude
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re: Franklin to Arkansas (247 Strong Rumor)
time to give Gus a call.



Supravol22
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quote:

We're told Gruden is likely out



SAY IT AINT SO


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piggilicious
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hell no on gus.



sugatowng
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re: Franklin to Arkansas (247 Strong Rumor)
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time to give Gus a call.


Gus isn't leaving this year


wegotdatwood
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re: Franklin to Arkansas (247 Strong Rumor)
This seems like a Dooley type hire to me. Hire the cheap up and comer.

At least he'll wear normal pants and isn't a frat boy.


usc6158
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I was really hoping Franklin would hold on one more year so USC can hire him in 2013


Supravol22
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re: Franklin to Arkansas (247 Strong Rumor)
quote:

This seems like a Dooley type hire to me



LOL no

Dooley was a loser at LA Tech

Franklin at least is winning at Vandy in the SEC, good hire IMO


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razorbackfan4life
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re: Franklin to Arkansas (247 Strong Rumor)
Jeff Long is writing his resignation note if he goes this route.


JakeTheTiger
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re: Franklin to Arkansas (247 Strong Rumor)
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i just don't see Franklin leaving, IMO... i think Vandy will do what it takes to keep him there. He seems committed to building something at Vandy.

It is Vandy. Let's not be naive.


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bamasgot13
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re: Franklin to Arkansas (247 Strong Rumor)
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Gus isn't leaving this year


You sure about that? He's got feelers out and he's on his media tour to get his "brand" awareness up.

I think he is likely to stay, but if he gets a call from AU, Arky, UT, (and possibly even Louisville) then he's gone.


oklahogjr
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re: Franklin to Arkansas (247 Strong Rumor)
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This seems like a Dooley type hire to me. Hire the cheap up and comer.


Franklin is winning in the SEC at Vandy, is out recruiting our former coaching staff, and out coached petrino his first year at vandy. We get him and i'm happy. He'll be a big name this year or next.


WonderWartHawg
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re: Franklin to Arkansas (247 Strong Rumor)
He's what, about the 6th one there have been 'strong rumors' about?


oklahogjr
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re: Franklin to Arkansas (247 Strong Rumor)
quote:

He's what, about the 6th one there have been 'strong rumors' about?



i'm pretty sure it's still Gundy or Patterson. I think the smoke screen is coming on now that the hire has been made.


razorbackfan4life
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3245 posts

re: Franklin to Arkansas (247 Strong Rumor)
If there is an announcement this weekend it couldn't be ol' Franklin.

I guess we will find out soon.


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