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Need a couple of examples...

Discussion in 'Journalism topics only' started by swish, Dec 13, 2006.

  1. swish

    swish New Member

    having a brain lapse on people who followed legends and were promptly showed the door...

    guys like Gary Gibbs behind Switzer at Oklahoma and Frank Solich at Nebraska....any basketball references out there?
  2. Chi City 81

    Chi City 81 Guest

    Mike Davis at Indiana.
  3. STLIrish

    STLIrish Active Member

    Doc beat me to it.
  4. swish

    swish New Member

    great. thank you.
  5. Ledbetter

    Ledbetter Active Member

    Another football: Ray Goff followed Vince Dooley.

    Tubby Smith was working his way toward legend status at Georgia -- not hard to do with the program's crappy history -- when he left for Kentucky. Ron Jirsa replaced him and lasted two or three years.
  6. daemon

    daemon Member

    Ron Zook at Florida.

    Doug Williams at Grambling might count.
  7. daemon

    daemon Member

    Also perhaps Bob Davie at Notre Dame.
  8. ondeadline

    ondeadline Active Member

    Gene Bartow replaced John Wooden at UCLA and lasted two seasons.
  9. Guy_Incognito

    Guy_Incognito Well-Known Member

    Ray Handley
  10. imjustagirl2

    imjustagirl2 New Member

  11. Piotr Rasputin

    Piotr Rasputin New Member

    Bill Guthridge followed Dean Smith at UNC . . . . . . had a couple good years, but his poor recruiting is often blamed for the program hitting rock bottom under Matt Doherty.

    Whose recruits, of course, led the team to the 2005 NCAA title. Which is more recent than 2001, for you Dookies out there. . . . . . .
  12. Starman

    Starman Well-Known Member

    Doug Williams, as I recall, was fairly successful at Grambling.
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