Looking to steal Michigan's S&C coach. He and BB worked together at Wisconsin and Arkansas.
Bellamy, CP, and Jimmy Lindsey will get a chance to interview with...
For what its worth, Malzahn's contract had language that future earnings do not impact the money owed if fired by Auburn. He could sign a new big contract at Illinois and still receive every penny owed from Auburn.
Based on his different coaching stops Lea could do better than expected. I know Chip Long got let go at ND but he is still a proven OC at the P5 level. Long's former OL coach, Harry Hiestand, is available and would be welcomed back to Illinois. Lea's former boss in Syracuse, Scott Schafer...
I was just going to ask where the Powell twitter callout fit in Title's timeline. Calling out a BIG10 staff for pulling the offer of a prospect that ended up at Murray State was an odd move by Coach Sunkett.
Not as important as continually landing a QB or OL/DL prospects but failing to land even 1 in 2 years needs to be a major cause for concern. Add in that no one on the current roster was able to competently fill in the spot opposite Brown this year and it becomes one of the biggest ?s for this...
A question maybe for Twangers or others with more knowledge... if Illinois misses out on Doyle are there backup options for LB recruits? Sounds like the only other option right now would rather run track in college.
0440 - Is it a NFL or retirement decision? Or does he stay at Illinois if nothing in the NFL opens up?
If only there was a recently fired coach available with recruiting ties to Missouri and P5 experience as a safeties coach.