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This is FUNNY....N.Dame Students having a rally Tuesday

Discussion in 'College Football' started by AkronBuckeye, Nov 28, 2004.

  1. AkronBuckeye

    AkronBuckeye Banned

    To Fire Good ole "TY"

    Give the guy a chance hes had 2 years with no talent...JMO
  2. LloydSev

    LloydSev DreamWeaver

    You don't win, what was it 8 straight? with no talent... his team shit itself and hasn't wiped it's ass yet...

    I don't think you could blame ND for firing him, but at the same time you can understand if they keep him for another year or so.
  3. MililaniBuckeye

    MililaniBuckeye The satanic soulless freight train that is Ohio St Staff Member Tech Admin

    Willingham is 21-15 (.583) in his three seasons at Notre Dame, yet he was only 44-36-1 (.549) in his seven years at Stanford. He's also beaten Michigan two out of three years, which is pretty big since Michigan leads the all-time series 13-18-1. I don't think he's done that bad a job there.
  4. heisman

    heisman World Renowned scUM Hater Staff Member

  5. LloydSev

    LloydSev DreamWeaver

    Yes, but comparing Stanford to Notre Dame in expectations is hard to do... Stanford isn't expected to win National Championships, and while ND hasn't done that for a while(1988) they still expect their team to dominate like they always did.

    You have to think about it this way, if Ty Willingham came here and had a 58.3% record would we keep him around? Or would you think he should stick around a couple more years?
  6. DaytonBuck

    DaytonBuck I've always liked them

    Notre Dame is the Ottoman Empire of college football
  7. OSU5NC

    OSU5NC Newbie

    I assume that stat is 13-12-1. You can't fire Ty, he's just starting to instill his players and Quinn could be a star eventually. They did beat UM, and UT this year.. what's to complain about?
  8. LloydSev

    LloydSev DreamWeaver

    Well.. the fact that the only people he can compare himself in terms of coaching records happen to have been fired for being as bad as he is right now...
  9. WoodyWorshiper

    WoodyWorshiper THINK, Before You Speak Former College Pick'Em Champ

    They hired Ty before the 2002 season and ND was setting the world on fire. Went 8-0 before getting beat at home by BC, ruining what was a good BCS run. Since that 8-0 start, ND has gone 14-15 under Willingham. Those are not acceptable numbers by anyone's standards.
  10. BuckeyeTrail

    BuckeyeTrail Michael Jenkins...does it again!!!

    they need to recruit the black athlete.
  11. Sdgobucks

    Sdgobucks Pig on a wing

    If he loses the bowl he is gone, if he wins the bowl, he still might be gone. I was really surprised they didn't pull the trigger after the USC ass beating. You never know though, Notre Dame might show some class itself by giving a classy guy a couple more years.

    My guess is that they know that Urban has an "out" for them in his contract, and they wont let him get away.
  12. Tom Lemming needs to rank more of the Irish recruits higher so they have a good class this year. :slappy:

    A little speed on defense wouldn't hurt either.
  13. DiHard

    DiHard Guest

    who would have thought that urban meyer would have his choice between his three favorite schools by 2005......???

    willingham getting axed b/c of poor play....
    carr retiring b/c of parkinsons....
    tressel sent packing by the ncaa.....
  14. osugrad21

    osugrad21 Capo Regime Staff Member

    And Zook getting canned for porking the AD's daughter.... :wink2:
  15. Bucklion

    Bucklion Throwback Staff Member Former Premier League Champ

    Well, they were all clamoring to fire Bob Davie, and I think he was 21-16 in his last few years, and Willingham is 21-15, so it doesn't seem like there's a whole heck of a lot of progress being made to me.

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