Where is the guy who was doing the Knock Knock threads and telling everyone he knows more than they do. He had sources and everything. Guess he better change his screen name and come back and guess at something else and try to get it right.
"JT, no immediate candidates and you can spin it however you want, this is huge blow to USF. Itís a huge blow to lose Burnham for what amounts to a lateral move. It shows there are other factors at work for the coaches leaving."
This coming from the guy that wrote the story. I guess that the Big East and Big 12 are on the same level now?
In the sense that he is taking the same position in a BCS school yes. The better conference is really the only argument you can make for a upward move. USF has has a lot more success in recent years than ISU. Maybe also in terms of facilities because a couple years ago their football offices were a trailer. However, as far as program success we certainly aren't a step up.
The only thing I am worried about is that he may retire soon. There were rumors that Miami wanted him to be their DC but he wanted to stay at a State school for a better retirement plan...
That is a legit concern. However, I look at it as he is a massive upgrade over Bolt, as much as I like the guy. The nature of college coaching being what it is we might not get more than 4 years out of anybody we hire, regardless of age.
The USF boards brought up that his son was coming here also. I'm not sure I've seen that yet but it does make sense. Kinda like when Bob Knight brought his son with him to TTU in order to get his foot in the door.
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