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lsutiger77
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Jackson Mississippi
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re: Five candidates have emerged in Stanley "Skip" Bertman's head coaching search

And what a shame, since high rollers like you were ready to bankroll a more expensive hire.


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LSULyle00690
LSU Fan
Hoover, AL
Member since Sep 2004
5026 posts

re: Five candidates have emerged in Stanley "Skip" Bertman's head coaching search
Why would LSU never hire tubs? Because of a frickin cigar??

Gimme a break


jonboy
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Member since Sep 2003
3459 posts

re: Five candidates have emerged in Stanley "Skip" Bertman's head coaching search
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Why would LSU never hire tubs? Because of a frickin cigar??


Yes because of a cigar.
LSU won't make a hire who will immediately piss off the fans, piss off TAF, and threaten season ticket sales, when there are candidates who are equal to or better than him.
Add to the fact that he's got some issues with unfiled taxes related to a business he had and the guy may never smell an SEC job again.
Just too much risk and too much baggage.


LSULyle00690
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Hoover, AL
Member since Sep 2004
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re: Five candidates have emerged in Stanley "Skip" Bertman's head coaching search
I get your point but in January of 2005, tubberville was more qualified than any other guy on that list plus I feel he really wanted the lsu job

It probably would have pissed off alot of people but I think tub could have maintained what Saban had going and added more championships (not that les hasn't done well)


Lakebound
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Member since Nov 2004
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re: Five candidates have emerged in Stanley "Skip" Bertman's head coaching search
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(not that Les hasn't done well)

Miles by the numbers (by Speedy........and I believe these numbers exclude the Clemson debacle)


veerbone
Louisiana Tech Fan
Mangham, LA
Member since Oct 2011
401 posts

re: Five candidates have emerged in Stanley "Skip" Bertman's head coaching search
The fact that Les Miles was the best (matter of opinion...I think Petrino is a better coach) of that list means Bertman needed to cast a wider net.

I wasn't impressed with the Miles hire at the time, but compared to the others, it makes sense now.


Stuttgart Tiger
LSU Fan
Branson, MO
Member since Jan 2006
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re: Five candidates have emerged in Stanley "Skip" Bertman's head coaching search
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I would have jumped off a fricking cliff.


When you landed on me you would have realized that I'd beaten you to the bottom!


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Y.A. Tittle
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Member since Sep 2003
52292 posts

re: Five candidates have emerged in Stanley "Skip" Bertman's head coaching search
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I think Petrino is a better coach) of that list means Bertman needed to cast a wider net.


For better or worse, I think he felt his hands were tied in that he needed to hire at least a somewhat established major college coach. Given that criteria, there wasn't really much of a wider net available to cast, at that point.


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dgnx6
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Baton Rouge
Member since Feb 2006
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re: Five candidates have emerged in Stanley "Skip" Bertman's head coaching search
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I think he would have done about the same as Les.


what? So fisher would have won the sec twice abd a bcs championship? he cant do that at FSU, a school in a weak arse conference that perennialy out recruits LSU and the majority of other sec schools. you got to be kidding rt?


uway
USA Fan
Member since Sep 2004
20876 posts

re: Five candidates have emerged in Stanley "Skip" Bertman's head coaching search
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My God, did we dodge a couple bullets...


I'm not saying I want either of those guys, but its a little silly for everyone to pretend they know how those coaches would have done at LSU with all the resources we have and where the program was in 2004.

I don't believe Miles would have two SEC titles and a NC if he had gone to Ole Miss or Arkansas.


dgnx6
LSU Fan
Baton Rouge
Member since Feb 2006
23308 posts

re: Five candidates have emerged in Stanley "Skip" Bertman's head coaching search
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Three national titles in four years.



the only reason u take saban back, is so hes not at another sec school. the 3 out of 4 has a lot to do with the school hes at. he never sniffed that at LSU. LSU and any other sec school would never have been given a rematch.


H-Town Tiger
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Member since Nov 2003
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re: Five candidates have emerged in Stanley "Skip" Bertman's head coaching search
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what? So fisher would have won the sec twice abd a bcs championship? he cant do that at FSU, a school in a weak arse conference that perennialy out recruits LSU and the majority of other sec schools. you got to be kidding rt?


He's been the HC at FSU for 3 seasons now and does have an ACC title and BCS bowl win. They had a disappointing season in 2011 in part because Manuel got hurt.


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H-Town Tiger
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Member since Nov 2003
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re: Five candidates have emerged in Stanley "Skip" Bertman's head coaching search
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of that list means Bertman needed to cast a wider net.


It was January, the hottest names, Meyer and Spurrier had already taken jobs.


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H-Town Tiger
Toledo Fan
Member since Nov 2003
43219 posts

re: Five candidates have emerged in Stanley "Skip" Bertman's head coaching search
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Since we're playing Hypotheticals: who would you have preferred in 1987--Steve Spurrier, Mike Shanahan, Mack Brown, or Mike Archer?


none of the above because Bobby Bowden would not have left after the 86 season and would have still been the coach.


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The Mick
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re: Five candidates have emerged in Stanley "Skip" Bertman's head coaching search
I would have taken Petrino.


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0jersey
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Paradise
Member since Sep 2006
929 posts

re: Five candidates have emerged in Stanley "Skip" Bertman's head coaching search
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Saban announced on Christmas he was leaving. I'll never understand why the frick he had to do it then.


This, combined with him going to Alabama, and having his acceptance press conference on the day of the Sugar Bowl when we destroyed ND (when we were the only game that day) are reasons I cannot forgive him.

He is such an asshat I hope he dies a painful death.


Carson123987
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re: Five candidates have emerged in Stanley "Skip" Bertman's head coaching search
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RC Slocum, former TAMU coach




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atltiger6487
Member since May 2011
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re: Five candidates have emerged in Stanley "Skip" Bertman's head coaching search
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Spurrier would have been a disaster here


Clearly you're letting emotion get in the way of logical thinking. Spurrier has turned SC into an annual SEC title contender, and has done it in a state with crappy talent overall. Spurrier would've had unbelievable success here with our recruiting base.


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Lacour
Alabama Fan
Member since Nov 2009
29455 posts

re: Five candidates have emerged in Stanley "Skip" Bertman's head coaching search
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He is such an asshat I hope he dies a painful death.


Whoa.

Dude, it's a game.


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ForeLSU
LSU Fan
The Corner of Sanity and Madness
Member since Sep 2003
35847 posts

re: Five candidates have emerged in Stanley "Skip" Bertman's head coaching search
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I don't believe any coach would have two SEC titles and a NC if he had gone to Ole Miss or Arkansas.


fixed...


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