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Buffnik

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GIF by Groundhog Day


It's like deja vu all over again, again.

Happy 2022 football season, Buff fans.
 

Buffnik

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Where do we look this time?

CO guy like Troy Calhoun, Klint Kubiak or Ricky Rahne?

Buff legacy like Eric Bieniemy or Ryan Walters?

Offensive system guy like Kendal Briles or Sean Lewis?

Proven winner as a HC? Someone who can install a blue blood culture? Top dog in recruiting?

What's at the top of your wish list in a new HC?
 

manhattanbuff

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Where do we look this time?

CO guy like Troy Calhoun, Klint Kubiak or Ricky Rahne?

Buff legacy like Eric Bieniemy or Ryan Walters?

Offensive system guy like Kendal Briles or Sean Lewis?

Proven winner as a HC? Someone who can install a blue blood culture? Top dog in recruiting?

What's at the top of your wish list in a new HC?
Tom Herman and Jeff Grimes remain guys who I see as super strong candidates for what we need.
 

LesGrossman

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Tom Herman (broadcast)
Dan Mullen (funemployed)
Jeff Grimes
Kendal Briles
Kalani Sitake? (BYU)
Jeff Traylor? (UTSA)
Sean Lewis? (Kent State)
Ryan Walters?
Jeff Lebby?
BoB?
Josh Gattis?

idk just a few names off the top of my head.
 
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Not Sure

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Where do we look this time?

CO guy like Troy Calhoun, Klint Kubiak or Ricky Rahne?

Buff legacy like Eric Bieniemy or Ryan Walters?

Offensive system guy like Kendal Briles or Sean Lewis?

Proven winner as a HC? Someone who can install a blue blood culture? Top dog in recruiting?

What's at the top of your wish list in a new HC?
I think we were in the right track when we hired Tucker. Hire a guy like that again and make sure he has whatever he needs to succeed. The name that pops into my mind is Tom a Herman, who just happens to be available. He won’t come to this ****show, though. He will need to see some significant changes to the priorities here before taking this job.
 

Preston Slaughter

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I think a CO guy is a plus but not a necessity.

Buff legacy is a plus with all things being equal.

I still think the best system for the buffs is to be a hard-nosed run first team. I think it makes the best use of the altitude advantage and the fact that CO produces P5 OL better than any other position. Although, the system doesn't really matter to me as long as we're winning.

I doubt a proven winner would come here but I have no idea what the administration is willing to support.

They absolutely should love recruiting. This is the most important thing for me.
 

Liver

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Given our already notoriously strained finances which wouldn’t be helped with a Dorrell buyout and the complete apathy by the administration my expectation for a possible new HC after this season is:

Darrin Chiaverini, come on down.
that would be..... interesting.


i would hope we'd aim for a coordinator from sec or big again. tucker type hire.
 

MtnBuff

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I'm hoping that we have an announcement from the President's office that a new chancellor has been selected to replace Phil. Even if Phil isn't gone yet first order of business for new Chancellor is working with RG to hire a competitive coach and to fix the things that are getting in the way of success.

Without substantive changes in supporting the program a new coach won't help.
 

Buffnik

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I'm hoping that we have an announcement from the President's office that a new chancellor has been selected to replace Phil. Even if Phil isn't gone yet first order of business for new Chancellor is working with RG to hire a competitive coach and to fix the things that are getting in the way of success.

Without substantive changes in supporting the program a new coach won't help.
Why not just cut Phil out of the decision if you're Saliman and personally oversee the process?
 

BuffinCali

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Tom Herman is the list.

Forget anyone based on CU ties, the search should be based on the best coach available. 4+ Million gets Herman here, improves recruiting and the offense improves immediately.

If, for some bizarre reason, the hire must include someone in Colorado, poach Norvell from the Lambs. He doesn't move the needle immensely but he's a vastly better coach than Dorrell.
 

Jens1893

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Tom Herman is the list.

Forget anyone based on CU ties, the search should be based on the best coach available. 4+ Million gets Herman here, improves recruiting and the offense improves immediately.

If, for some bizarre reason, the hire must include someone in Colorado, poach Norvell from the Lambs. He doesn't move the needle immensely but he's a vastly better coach than Dorrell.

Would Herman want us? Would we have the money to hire him? Would we have the money to hire him and a staff that doesn’t solely consist of HS level coaches?
 

The Alabaster Yak

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Why not just cut Phil out of the decision if you're Saliman and personally oversee the process?
Yeah, the buck stops with Saliman now. Full stop. It’s his campus and AD to shape however he wants it. He needs to make decisions and hire a Chancellor that is aligned with his
 

MtnBuff

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Why not just cut Phil out of the decision if you're Saliman and personally oversee the process?
In my process Phil is out of the decision. He may get to officially carry the title until the end of the year but it is clear that this is a decision for the future which Phil isn't part of.

Saliman ultimately would be the person moving the decision but it isn't his area of expertise. His message though to the new Chancellor, to RG, and to the school is that this is now a priority and will be fixed at all levels. Involving the new Chancellor is a way of putting responsibility on him/her.
 

Buffnik

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In my process Phil is out of the decision. He may get to officially carry the title until the end of the year but it is clear that this is a decision for the future which Phil isn't part of.

Saliman ultimately would be the person moving the decision but it isn't his area of expertise. His message though to the new Chancellor, to RG, and to the school is that this is now a priority and will be fixed at all levels. Involving the new Chancellor is a way of putting responsibility on him/her.
You're delaying the HC hire until a new Chancellor is lined up. That person is likely not on campus and wouldn't be on the payroll before June.

Besides, it would be a huge deal for Saliman to hear firsthand from RG, coaches and search advisors what things hold the CU job back from being more attractive.

Also by handling it himself, it's a statement to the new Chancellor that he prioritizes football and has high expectations.
 

NW Buff

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Did something happen that I missed? Who’s going to be available after the 2023 season?
 
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