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Report says Brown discusses UAB job

Report says Browndiscusses UAB job

Posted: December 3, 2011 - 11:15pm  |  Updated: December 4, 2011 - 2:21am
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Report says Brown
discusses UAB job

Texas Tech offensive coordinator Neal Brown interviewed for the Alabama-Birmingham head-coaching vacancy, the Birmingham News reported Friday, though it appears Arkansas offensive coordinator Garrick McGee will be the Blazers’ choice.

ESPN.com reported Saturday that McGee has verbally agreed to an offer, and Arkansas coach Bobby Petrino issued a statement congratulating McGee on getting the job.

The Birmingham News’ report Friday, citing a source close to the search, said at least seven outside candidates including Brown had interviewed for the position, as well as UAB assistant Tyson Helton.

Brown also interviewed last week for the head-coaching vacancy at Massachusetts, his alma mater.

Neil Callaway stepped down as UAB coach after five losing seasons, capped by a 3-9 finish this year.

From staff reports

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good luck coach.

gotta do what's best for you because nobody else is going to lookout for you....

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Smart Kid

If the ship has been blown in half by Chancellor, it's time to jump.

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I agree

Good luck brown. Your offense will never be fully utilized here under tubs. He is going to continue to hinder your ability to grow as a coach. Get as far away from him as possible.

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Dont blame him

Neal Brown I beleive offense was held up by Tubs in his stubborness to run the ball. If you looked at the games , especially the Oklahoma game ,the offense clicked in the first half, then went dead in the second half.,and that happened in other games also. I dont really know what will happen next year, I dont think anyone knows, I do know this past year the team lost desire to play,until the last 2 games. Brown will be continually looked at.

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SCAPEGOATING

The Hance hacks started blaming Neal Brown midway through the season. Such change, when he does get a job, will only add to recruiting turmoil and next year the Hance hacks will say they need more time with a new OC and system that will undoubtedly be further away from Leach system. All sad for Tech, just really sad.

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OK...Bye!

What program would want an average at best OC??? Wow, I thought Tech was desperate! Please, for the love of God, take him! Need a used car salesman, too? We'll throw Tubby in as a freebie.

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He wants out because he knows

He wants out because he knows a sinking ship and eventually Tubs will make him one of the fall guys.

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Attendance at Lady Raiders v. Penn State?

Anybody at the game tell me how many warm bodies were in the house?

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I could be completely mistaken

Out of curiosity, what makes all of you so sure that Tubberville was holding Brown back? Don't get me wrong, I could definitely see that being the case, but it seems the blame must still be spread evenly.

For instance, during one game Tech was faced with I believe a 3rd and long (Over 15 yards) and we ran a play action over the right tackle. Are you sure that Brown was over there on the sideline wanting to air it out and Tubberville stubbornly told him to run the ball? What about all of the failed sideline pass plays that were unsuccessful the majority of the time? Even if Tubberville insisted that it was executed, is it not the offensive coordinator's job to adjust?

In my opinion, as the season became embarrassing Brown should have realized that there were two possible outcomes. He could either stand up to Tubberville and insist on running a more successful offense, or he could stand idly by knowing that the ship was sinking and not doing anything about it.

What you all are saying is that Brown is not to blame. If you knew that there was a chance that you would be fired after the season, wouldn't you have the urge to grow some balls and make the necessary changes?

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Arkansas Coach

Looks like the NASCAR offense is here for another year!

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