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Report: Vandy's Bobby Johnson is resigning

Discussion in 'Sports and News' started by D-3 Fan, Jul 14, 2010.

  1. D-3 Fan

    D-3 Fan Active Member

    WGFX-FM 104.5 The Zone in Nashville is reporting that Vanderbilt's FB coach Bobby Johnson has tendered his resignation. Presser is expected later on today. Listening to live stream now. This is puzzling to hear this.

  2. Liut

    Liut Well-Known Member

    Agreed. Seemed he was doing a pretty good job. Hope it's not health related.
  3. Football_Bat

    Football_Bat Well-Known Member


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  4. TigerVols

    TigerVols Well-Known Member

    Phil Fulmer has been contacted, according to one Nashville sports dude.

    Wouldn't be surprised to see him take it.
  5. Mizzougrad96

    Mizzougrad96 Active Member

    Wow, that would be interesting.
  6. Ace

    Ace Well-Known Member

    Hell, he'd beat the door down to get an interview.
  7. D-3 Fan

    D-3 Fan Active Member

    I didn't hear that about the possibility of Fulmer. The impression I'm getting is that they'll have an interim to coach the team this season and then do a national search after the season.

    I'm with Liut, I hope it's not a health-related situation with Johnson.
  8. Mizzougrad96

    Mizzougrad96 Active Member

    It's too bad Johnson doesn't coach at Florida. The AD would have some kind of dirt on him that would force him to finish his career there.
  9. zagoshe

    zagoshe Well-Known Member

    He's probably just giving up hope because the whole Jay Cutler thing was such a disaster....... :p
  10. TigerVols

    TigerVols Well-Known Member

    It is a curious departure; he pretty much had a job for life thanks to West End Academy's lower standards of football success.
  11. D-3 Fan

    D-3 Fan Active Member

    Presser's at 2pm EDT today.
  12. novelist_wannabe

    novelist_wannabe Well-Known Member

    The timing of it is seriously unusual. Let me echo the hope that it's not health-related. I think he's earned a lot of respect with the job he's done there.
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