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That would be a great hire for them. I have a hard time seeing Riley leaving Oregon State though.







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Henry Jones Jr
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Solid hire if they can get him.

But the guy loves him some Oregon State and probably wants to retire in Corvallis.






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Gladius Veritas
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But but Alvarez was gonna bring in the best cuz he's da Emperor





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beardedzeus
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This would be an upgrade for wisc but cant see it happening.





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DaleDenton
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But but Alvarez was gonna bring in the best cuz he's da Emperor



Mike Riley already has a job, Wisconsin shouldn't be poaching coaches, but I'm sure Alvarez got permission from Oregon State's AD first.







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but I'm sure Alvarez got permission from Oregon State's AD first.






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i take it peterson fell through?





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DaleDenton
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i take it peterson fell through?



If you mean Petersen, he didn't return Alvarez's calls.






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CapstoneGrad06
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So he's willing to leave Oregon State for Wisconsin, but wouldn't take the Alabama job in 2003. I guess not all former players are too kin on coaching at their Alma mater.





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That would be a great hire for them. I have a hard time seeing Riley leaving Oregon State though.


I even think that his father coached at Oregon State.






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Gorilla Ball
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per wiki on Mike Riley's father, I was unaware that Mike played at Bama.






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TouchedTheAxeIn82
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At Riley's age I don't know why he would be interested in uprooting his life to go from a good steady gig to a bigger job that probably won't tolerate the swings that are tolerated at OSU.

If Riley is actually considering moving, I wonder if he got a bad vibe from his bosses last year after finishing 3-9, and he resented a veiled or even open threat to can him if he didn't have a big turnaround in 2012.






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Jack Bauer7
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i don't see him leaving oregon st...





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bamasgot13
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So he's willing to leave Oregon State for Wisconsin, but wouldn't take the Alabama job in 2003

Well, in all fairness to Riley, I believe he told Moore that he planned to take it but wanted to discuss with his family first. I think Mrs. Riley is the reason Mike Riley didn't take the job.

As for Wisky, I don't see him taking this job. I think Wisky might end up with a default hire of Mel Tucker.






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BaylorTiger
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hmm.





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LSUSkip
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anything new going on with the Wisconsin coaching search?





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Geaux Tahel
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Interviewed Gary Anderson





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