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Am I only one who thinks this is would be a great hire?
I like CAG a lot as a personal mentor and role model for our players, but we seem to come up just a little short too often. I'm on the fence with given him one more year, but if we were to make a move, would Bruce Pearl be a bad hire?
I would take Bruce Pearl in a.heartbeat.
Yeah lets get ncaa eyes on us over basketball. LOL
There are, unfortunately, a lot of "fans" who don't care about the reputation of the University as long as "we" win.
I have mixed emotions on the coach at bama, I love coach grant and us being good and fiesty defense but I would love to see us have a scrappy team that can shoot it out the gym and not be abysmal on offense!
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We have the best athletic department in the country, would be shocked if we let that trash on our campus.
We had a knock down, drag out fight of a thread about Pearl a few weeks ago, do we really have to have it all over again?
Bottom line, Mal Moore is not going to hire a bball HC that has had previous issues with the NCAA, when basically we wouldn't have got hit with the repeat violator charge for our exodus into football probation if we had not been still under probation due to an assistant bball coach trying to start a recruiting slush fund which got our probation at the time extended. Pearl will never be an option in Mal's mind.
Pearl has major baggage with the NCAA. No chance will Bama take a chance hiring him. He's a very good coach but a real sleazeball as well.
Interesting screen name.
My bad, didn't see it.
I was just curious what people thought about it. I could see the benefits as well as the costs of hiring someone like Pearl.
do not want
No to much baggage and would direct NCAA eyes directly at us.
If he did not have NCAA issues, I would love to have him. Bruce can flat out coach. He is fun and fans tend to rally behind guys like him. Bruce has a big personality. Once again, some school is going to take a chance on him and be happy they did; however, I do not want it to be Alabama.
You're right. Alabama doesn't need a Bruce Pearl. The minute he's hired the minute the NCAA starts poking its nose around here.
I don't see our university ever hiring a coach the NCAA has deemed a "show cause" hire for any sport.
Never Gets Old
no he would just take his shirt off, paint a bit A on his chest and show up at the girls BB games. Don't think Saban would like that!!
He's definitely better than what we have now.
"Don't confuse association, with something we both really like." ---JB
I agree that we will not hire BP but I would disagree that he is a real sleazeball. I don't know how you can make an assessment when you don't even know the man or any of his involvements with any of his local communities over the years.
CBP screwed up by getting involved with a minor secondary violation and then lying about it. He made a bad decision but it doesn't make him a sleazeball. I am all for CAG being given more time as I support him. I do like the BP spin and everyone's thoughts on the matter though.
The Dynasty is Here!
Look for BP to be hired by either Ole Miss or Auburn this off season. As for his NCAA baggage. It involved a minor violation, that he was stupid enough to lie about. It wasn't like the guy was handing out bags of cash to players, or letting rapists play. Also on Day one of his hire at an SEC school, they wil have more momentum than any other team in the league other than UK and UF. Remember how bad UT was before his hire, and then how quickly they became a force.
Would love to hire a liar and cheat!?
He's no more than a loud mouth Yankee used car salesman.
This post was edited by 22musso 13 months ago
We went through our problems with the NCAA. I don't want a coach in any sport, whoever he is that has a history of problems. I love the respect CNS has brought to our program. Lets not ruin that.
How can this be a plus 5 thread ? Give me strength Thank goodness football starts soon
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