Mike Sanford, former Notre Dame OC, WKU HC

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  1. IUCX9

    IUCX9 Freshman
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    What do you think about Mike Sanford, former ND OC prior to WKU HC. Got unjustly fired after only 2 seasons. Mainly because Brohm brought over his entire WKU class and raided his roster for grad transfers. My nephew's son goes to WKU, and the feeling is Brohm gutted their roster to shore up PU. Pretty shitty imo.

    Anyway, Sanford has called plays very successfully at Notre Dame and has HC experience as well as furture HC aspirations. He might consider leaving Utah State - where he just started as OC - for a B1G post as HC of the Offense and more money than a MWC conference member can afford.

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    Other positives:
    - Midwest Guy
    - Had success as OC at top program
    - Young, driven, looking to prove himselft
     
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    76-1 All-Big Ten
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    I could live with that...
     
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  3. DC2345

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    I would be thrilled. He was also the primary recruiter for ND QB Ian Book who I think is similar in terms of athleticism to Tuttle so that would also be an offensive scheme fit.
     
  4. HermanB

    HermanB Senior
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    Sounds like another good option.
     
  5. MMcCormick

    MMcCormick Recruit
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    He was not that highly regarded at ND and certainly not at WKU.
     
  6. coachv jr

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    i don't think it's kosher to quit a job you just accepted to take the same position at another school. wouldn't that be frowned on in the profession? if allen wanted this guy he could have hired him so my guess is allen doesn't want him
     
  7. IU_Hickory

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    unless we want him now that Canada has turned us down.
     
  8. Hoosiersfan2018

    Hoosiersfan2018 Redshirt
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    I don't see anything that indicates he has turned us down yet though.
     
  9. boilerpt

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    IIRC, Brohm brought 6 from his 2017 WKU class and 1 grad transfer, then 1 more grad transfer the following year. 6 is hardly an entire recruiting class, and 2 grad transfers in 2 years is not exactly raiding.
     
  10. reabhnt

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    It's pretty common among coaches to do this.
     
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    Not really that common.
     
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    What you fail to understand is that these were their better players. True it might only 8 or 10 players but for a Sunbelt Conference team that can be a significant hit.
     
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