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Old 11-25-2012, 02:57 PM   #1
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Default Tom O'Brien Fired by NC State

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Kind of surprising to see them fire him. I thought he was doing a decent job. Maybe the fire was made with an eye towards NCST joining the SEC?
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Old 11-25-2012, 02:59 PM   #2
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Default Re: Tom O'Brien Fired by NC State

Wow.... Did not see that coming...
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Old 11-25-2012, 03:04 PM   #3
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Default Re: Tom O'Brien Fired by NC State

The fan base in Raleigh did not like him and word is he didn't get along with the new AD. Not sure who they will get that's any better, but they are a delusioinal bunch in Raleigh
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Old 11-25-2012, 03:04 PM   #4
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Default Re: Tom O'Brien Fired by NC State

I'm shocked, too. Thought he was safe for at least another year.
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Old 11-25-2012, 03:05 PM   #5
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Default Re: Tom O'Brien Fired by NC State

And so it starts......
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Old 11-25-2012, 03:07 PM   #6
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Default Re: Tom O'Brien Fired by NC State

That came out of nowhere.
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Old 11-25-2012, 03:12 PM   #7
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Default Re: Tom O'Brien Fired by NC State

They're even going to a bowl game. Silly bunch.
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Old 11-25-2012, 03:13 PM   #8
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4-4 in the ACC is not acceptable with that team they put on the field this year
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Default Re: Tom O'Brien Fired by NC State

Wouldn't be surprised of you hear James Franklin's name being thrown around
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Old 11-25-2012, 03:18 PM   #10
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Default Re: Tom O'Brien Fired by NC State

this one caught me by surprise as well

and James franklin has no reason to leave the SEC for the EZZ.. he is one of about 7-8 coaches that are safe at their school in the SEC for a whle
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Old 11-25-2012, 03:20 PM   #11
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this one caught me by surprise as well

and James franklin has no reason to leave the SEC for the EZZ.. he is one of about 7-8 coaches that are safe at their school in the SEC for a whle
If Franklin gets a better job offer he will jump at it.
Don't believe the "Vandy will always be my place" talk.
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Default Re: Tom O'Brien Fired by NC State

Most delusional fanbase I have ever been around.
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Old 11-25-2012, 03:22 PM   #13
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stupid stupid stupid
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Most delusional fanbase I have ever been around.
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Old 11-25-2012, 03:25 PM   #15
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Default Re: Tom O'Brien Fired by NC State

Yeah this was a dumb move.
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Old 11-25-2012, 03:28 PM   #16
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Default Re: Tom O'Brien Fired by NC State

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If Franklin gets a better job offer he will jump at it.
Don't believe the "Vandy will always be my place" talk.
Is NCST really a better gig than Vandy?
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Old 11-25-2012, 03:29 PM   #17
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Default Re: Tom O'Brien Fired by NC State

She's going to come after Franklin hard. He needed to go, the recruiting was horrible and they were way too inconsistent. This is the same AD that hired the fridge and had franklin all lined up to take over after him. We'll see if it is a better job. Helluvalot easier job to win 10 games. Will they spend the $$$? We'll see.
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TOB didn't recruit, many state fans wanted him out.
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Old 11-25-2012, 03:33 PM   #19
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Default Re: Tom O'Brien Fired by NC State

If they have their pay for play infrastructure in place they might try to hire Chizik and have a couple of good years.
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Dang this is going to be quite the off season with the NCAA football coaching carousel!
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