Mountainman wrote:If anything, what’s been demonstrated, illustrated and discussed here are the failed processes at the University of Maryland. I have yet to see where anything by anybody, including those outside of the university, that has been done correctly. It’s a very bad and tragic circumstance that was made even worse by stupid FN people.
........btw, Temple is giving UCF a real challenge. 34 - 28 Temple at the half.
Absolutely. I'm not sure anyone involved considered that A PLAYER DIED. That seems to me to be the primary thing UofMarylad seems to have not considered when looking at the big picture. The university admitted when it happened that they were at fault. Then they decided not to burn down they major players involved. I don't believe that the coaches believed they would cause a death with their tactics, but that is irrelivent because that is what happened. The Regents and the president above all else have to figure in the public reaction and make their decision accordingly. I can't believe they didn't think that they could make the decision to keep the head coach and not be prepared to deal with the backlash that was coming or that they believed their head coach could come back and continue to build a program carrying the baggage he is carrying- That is the biggest problem here other than someone caused a football player's death.
And the CAPS were meant for the regents who, I think, need them.
You darn right it’s ABSOLUTELY........ based on what’s been reported let’s look at those involved.
1 - Strength and Conditioning Coach - incompetent or crazy
2 - Training Staff - incompetent
3 - Head Football Coach - dereliction of duty
4 - Assistant Coaches - dereliction of duty
5 - Athletic Director - incompetent and dereliction of duty
6 - University President - reinstates Head Football Coach, then the next day buys out Head Football Coach’s Contract and removes him, NOT BECAUSE OF WHAT HAPPENED, but because of social, financial and political outcries..... as he sneaks out the backdoor in a few months.
7 - Board of Regents - conducts fact finding investigation, concludes many things wrong, creates plan to identify, monitor and correct AND THEN RECOMMENDS HEAD FOOTBALL COACH TO BE REINSTATED TO HELP IMPLIMENT THE PLAN.
........and that, my fellow colleagues, is how I arrived at my position.