Hey Longhorn...

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  1. Stevie

    Stevie Now go...Ohm.

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    How do you like your new basketball coach?

    Shaka Smart has agreed to become Texas' new coach after six years with the VCU Rams, multiple sources confirmed to ESPN's Jeff Goodman.


    Not too many Shaka's in Texas huh?
     
  2. LonghornJ

    LonghornJ VIP Extreme Gold

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    Like I said a few days ago all we need now is to force our baseball coach in to retirement, bring in Ron Washington, and then we'll have the full set of new progressive coaching.
     
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    zhukov Time Traveler VIP

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    let's see...some schmuck school in Virginia, or the University of Texas :bigthink:
     
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    zhukov Time Traveler VIP

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    Changing demographics is a motherfucker, bro.
     
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    The Guy's a hell of a coach.
     
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  6. Stevie

    Stevie Now go...Ohm.

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    If he doesn't win a NCAA in 5 years...he's gone.
     
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    Mack Well-Known Member VIP

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    At a school that size the expectations will certainly be high, but a couple final 4 berths should keep a guy employed.
     
  8. LonghornJ

    LonghornJ VIP Extreme Gold

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    I think I went to 3 bball games the entire time I was there... granted, this was pre-TJ Ford, but still...
     
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    We expect to win everything, justified or not
     
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    that's 3 more than I did
     
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    Geed
     
  12. Nantrax

    Nantrax Well-Known Member VIP Gold

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    Stay where I can make the final four or go somewhere else that has unlimited money but can't win anything?

    He'll be lucky if he stays 4 years, not because he's not a good coach but because the team won't win enough games and the fans/media/boosters will be screaming for his job.

    Seriously, when is the last time that Texas was relevant in basketball? Baylor and Smu seem to be more credible these days.
     
  13. Stevie

    Stevie Now go...Ohm.

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    It makes me happy knowing both the football and basketball programs will be mediocre at best for the next few years.
     
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    Nantrax Well-Known Member VIP Gold

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    and good for Gregg Marshall to down turn Alabama to stay a Wichita State. Sure he got a pay raise but seriously, Alabama? This is where careers go to die.
     
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    :lol:

    How many players did Charlie Strong kick off the team last year? :hhh:

    He wants to win the right way and have good citizens.... except that shit doesn't work. Look at Florida when they won during Urban Meyer, guys getting arrested all the time. As long as they produce on Saturdays, that's all he cared about.
     
  16. Sleep

    Sleep Bitch Sit Down. Be Humble.

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    Yup. You cover that shit up, keep the local PD in your pocket, pay off people to keep quiet, and when all else fails, you punish the player.
     
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    Am I the only guy in this thread that thinks Shaka's a great coach? :wtf:
     
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    Stevie Now go...Ohm.

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    Fuck Urban Meyer. Fuck Nick Saban. Fuck Jimbo Fisher. Fuck Les Miles.



    All winners.
     
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    no.

    the rest of these frat boys are too busy jerking each other off to acknowledge you.
     
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  20. Stevie

    Stevie Now go...Ohm.

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    Jameis Winston is going to be punished by being a Top 5 IF not #1 overall pick.