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Old Feb 16, 2013, 09:39 AM   #1
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@coachbeckman: Receivers coach will be named on Monday.

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Old Feb 16, 2013, 10:53 AM   #2
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Anybody hearing anything on this front?
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Old Feb 16, 2013, 11:55 AM   #3
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Anybody hearing anything on this front?

just hope the ink is dry on the signature this time.

The last thing I want to do next week is read a message board post about how nobody wants to work for Beckman/Thomas and now they need to move on to their 87th choice for WR coach. And then that post will be the "source" for trash pieces from Chicago media :laugh:

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Old Feb 16, 2013, 03:35 PM   #4
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call of the day

Just listened to the podcast with Beckman and Thomas and loved the guy that called in to complain that MT never wore anything orange and blue. The fact that he does didn't seem to bother the guy at all. :rolleyes:

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Old Feb 16, 2013, 05:35 PM   #5
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speculation on the scout board it is Thomas Woods, former WR coach at Tulane and Ole Miss. He is married to current DIA Asst AD Maria Woods.
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Old Feb 16, 2013, 05:47 PM   #6
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speculation on the scout board it is Thomas Woods, former WR coach at Tulane and Ole Miss. He is married to current DIA Asst AD Maria Woods.
Woods spent time at Western Carolina and App State, so it wouldn't surprise me if he knew Beckman. I can't say I'm excited to pluck a WR coach from a terrible mid-major Tulane program who spent a year coaching high school ball after being let go by Ole Miss after the 2005 season. He was let go by Tulane back in December and hasn't been able to land a job since.

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Old Feb 16, 2013, 06:08 PM   #7
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If that is the hire. I give our offseason coaching changes a D+

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Old Feb 16, 2013, 08:44 PM   #8
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Was an OL coach named? Did I miss that?
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Old Feb 16, 2013, 09:08 PM   #9
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Was an OL coach named? Did I miss that?
Jim Bridge - announced Jan. 23.

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Old Feb 16, 2013, 09:42 PM   #10
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If that is the hire. I give our offseason coaching changes a D+
Meaning you think our previous coaches were better?
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Old Feb 16, 2013, 11:12 PM   #11
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Meaning you think our previous coaches were better?
They get an F-.

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Old Feb 17, 2013, 06:24 AM   #12
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Meaning you think our previous coaches were better?
Yes, I think all the previous coaches except Butkus had better resume's and I was very excited with the staff coming in to last year.

I guess I would be excited about our OC if I thought we had the type of players to run his system. But it doesn't seem to be a match at this time.

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Old Feb 17, 2013, 07:25 AM   #13
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speculation on the scout board it is Thomas Woods, former WR coach at Tulane and Ole Miss. He is married to current DIA Asst AD Maria Woods.

Guess it pays off to know people in high places. At least he can take her for a motorcycle ride and not get in trouble. :laugh:
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Old Feb 17, 2013, 08:22 AM   #14
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speculation on the scout board it is Thomas Woods, former WR coach at Tulane and Ole Miss. He is married to current DIA Asst AD Maria Woods.
Didn't get word till last night but this seems to be the direction of the hire. This was supposed to happen last week but some other names popped up on the radar which tells you a couple of things.

This hire also means one of two things happened. When I figure out which one it is I'll relay that info.
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Old Feb 17, 2013, 10:27 AM   #15
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Didn't get word till last night but this seems to be the direction of the hire. This was supposed to happen last week but some other names popped up on the radar which tells you a couple of things.

This hire also means one of two things happened. When I figure out which one it is I'll relay that info.
Qu, you are the man.
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Old Feb 17, 2013, 10:29 AM   #16
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Didn't get word till last night but this seems to be the direction of the hire. This was supposed to happen last week but some other names popped up on the radar which tells you a couple of things.

This hire also means one of two things happened. When I figure out which one it is I'll relay that info.
Why am I not enthusiastic about this report?

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Old Feb 17, 2013, 10:33 AM   #17
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Why am I not enthusiastic about this report?
Because you shouldn't be.
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Old Feb 17, 2013, 10:35 AM   #18
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Qu, you are the man.
As I said other names popped up very recently which delayed this. So it honestly very well could be a different name. Lets hope so. But as of last night this was the only actual name that could be connected to the job.
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As I said other names popped up very recently which delayed this. So it honestly very well could be a different name. Lets hope so. But as of last night this was the only actual name that could be connected to the job.
Let's keep our fingers crossed that it is someone else. If it is woods...... I don't even know.
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Let's keep our fingers crossed that it is someone else. If it is woods...... I don't even know.
I've talked to a couple people now who are actually big fans of Woods. So, if he is the guy I guess I shouldn't jump the gun until I see how recruiting and the season goes.
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Old Feb 17, 2013, 12:47 PM   #21
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every coach deserves a chance to prove himself.

on the surface, if Woods is the guy, it doesnt appear to be a home run hire. But lets give him a year or two , at least until next December, before proclaiming him a bad hire. Our program is obviously at a bit of a disadvantage at attracting known hotshots right now.
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Old Feb 17, 2013, 04:04 PM   #22
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Home run

Many thought gonzo and Beatty and butkus were home runs. You never know. Chances are all these guys are one and done anyway
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Old Feb 17, 2013, 04:16 PM   #23
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I've talked to a couple people now who are actually big fans of Woods. So, if he is the guy I guess I shouldn't jump the gun until I see how recruiting and the season goes.
Did they happen to say what made them big fans of him?
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Old Feb 17, 2013, 04:42 PM   #24
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every coach deserves a chance to prove himself.

on the surface, if Woods is the guy, it doesnt appear to be a home run hire. But lets give him a year or two , at least until next December, before proclaiming him a bad hire. Our program is obviously at a bit of a disadvantage at attracting known hotshots right now.
yeah, we dont much about him, so i think people should reserve judgement.
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Old Feb 17, 2013, 04:56 PM   #25
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Did they happen to say what made them big fans of him?
Mostly just a great guy. Very personable and a hard worker. Apparently likes to and works very hard at recruiting. It was nothing specific coaching wise just that he's a really good guy.
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