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Skip Holtz
« on: November 06, 2017, 09:54:47 am »

might be the perfect fit for our current mess.

All the drama began when Frank was retained after firing his Dad. Drama has reigned on the hill ever since. Time to put the ghosts to rest and build a professional organization whose only goal is winning football games.

The real question is where to find an AD.
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Re: Skip Holtz
« Reply #1 on: November 06, 2017, 09:56:47 am »

Hiring Skip Holtz would be like handing a choking man a Chupa Pop. 
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Re: Skip Holtz
« Reply #2 on: November 06, 2017, 09:58:40 am »

Just No. unless our first 12choices say no thanks.
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Re: Skip Holtz
« Reply #3 on: November 06, 2017, 10:03:52 am »

Talk about an uninspiring hire.
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Re: Skip Holtz
« Reply #4 on: November 06, 2017, 10:05:09 am »

What if his name was Skip Holds?  Would you want him then?
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Re: Skip Holtz
« Reply #5 on: November 06, 2017, 10:09:57 am »

Please no.
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Re: Skip Holtz
« Reply #6 on: November 06, 2017, 10:10:35 am »

it does not matter who the next coach is, not everyone will be happy.

some people would complain if Saban was hired.
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Re: Skip Holtz
« Reply #7 on: November 06, 2017, 10:11:49 am »

it does not matter who the next coach is, not everyone will be happy.

some people would complain if Saban was hired.

Maybe.  But I imagine it would be a lot less than if Skip Holtz was hired.
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Re: Skip Holtz
« Reply #8 on: November 06, 2017, 10:13:13 am »

half will be ok with skip, the other half wont.  Arkansans perspective of the program and what we're able to obtain is OUT OF TOUCH. period.
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Re: Skip Holtz
« Reply #9 on: November 06, 2017, 10:16:14 am »

There is a new forum that Lanny created for coaching hire posts:

http://www.hogville.net/yabbse/index.php?board=122.0
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Re: Skip Holtz
« Reply #10 on: November 06, 2017, 10:17:53 am »

half will be ok with skip, the other half wont.  Arkansans perspective of the program and what we're able to obtain is OUT OF TOUCH. period.

 I think you're 100k to 200K off...
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Re: Skip Holtz
« Reply #11 on: November 06, 2017, 10:24:10 am »

might be the perfect fit for our current mess.

All the drama began when Frank was retained after firing his Dad. Drama has reigned on the hill ever since.

frank? as in frank broyles?

there were absolutely zero repercussions towards broyles for firing holtz. he'd tried to buy a beer distributorship and manage to p*ss off every larger donor  to the program. paul ells went on air and publicly called for his dismissal the night before broyles pulled the trigger.

the guy he replaced holtz with hatfield left arkansas with an 83% winning percentage and back to back swc championships.

skip holtz? no thanks. 
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Re: Skip Holtz
« Reply #12 on: November 06, 2017, 10:25:19 am »

What if his name was Skip Holds?  Would you want him then?

lol...nice
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Re: Skip Holtz
« Reply #13 on: November 06, 2017, 10:27:52 am »

What if his name was Skip Holds?  Would you want him then?

Would rather Long hire Ben Folds.
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Re: Skip Holtz
« Reply #14 on: November 06, 2017, 10:28:22 am »

half will be ok with skip, the other half wont.  Arkansans perspective of the program and what we're able to obtain is OUT OF TOUCH. period.

That goes both ways.  Competing in the SEC is not an unattainable position for this program.  For every fan who thinks Chip Kelley is waiting for Jeff's call there's another who believes we couldn't land an FCS coach.
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Re: Skip Holtz
« Reply #15 on: November 06, 2017, 10:31:04 am »

Would rather Long hire Ben Folds.

Well "off the coast and headed nowhere" and "drowning slowly" do seem appropriate when thinking about the state of Arkansas football.
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Re: Skip Holtz
« Reply #16 on: November 06, 2017, 10:35:16 am »

Well "off the coast and headed nowhere" and "drowning slowly" do seem appropriate when thinking about the state of Arkansas football.

well played
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Re: Skip Holtz
« Reply #17 on: November 06, 2017, 10:38:51 am »

I'm at a crossroads as a Foundation member and season ticket holder. This hire or the lack of one will determine what I decide to do regarding Razorback football moving forward. Holtz will not inspire hope with me.
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Re: Skip Holtz
« Reply #18 on: November 06, 2017, 10:38:55 am »

That some fans think Skip Holtz would be a good choice is a testament to just how far Jeff Long has managed to lower expectations for the program.
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Re: Skip Holtz
« Reply #19 on: November 06, 2017, 10:43:14 am »

why, because he is lou's son
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Re: Skip Holtz
« Reply #20 on: November 06, 2017, 10:45:54 am »

My god, man - you can't be serious.  No.
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Re: Skip Holtz
« Reply #21 on: November 06, 2017, 10:54:18 am »

Skip is an average coach, maybe very slightly above average. We really need to do better if we can.
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Re: Skip Holtz
« Reply #22 on: November 06, 2017, 10:54:48 am »

Talk about an uninspiring hire.

But but but. He has Arkansas ties!!!!!!!!
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Re: Skip Holtz
« Reply #23 on: November 06, 2017, 11:00:09 am »

I am not for Skip Holtz. I don't see where any of your choices are that good, but I could be wrong. You said you needed someone with SEC experience so what is wrong with Gus or Tommy Tubberville.
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Re: Skip Holtz
« Reply #24 on: November 06, 2017, 11:00:32 am »

The girl you go home with at closing time.
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Re: Skip Holtz
« Reply #25 on: November 06, 2017, 11:09:18 am »

Skip Holtz has failed every where he’s been!  Why would UA hire him?  Do a little research before making posts like this!

Wrong. You need to do research yourself before making such and asinine statement.  I wouldn't want Skip Holtz as Coach at the UofA, but he was a success at East Carolina, almost beating the Hogs at a miserable Liberty Bowl game under then coach Petrino, and he also brought the Huskies from nothing into a good squad before leaving for another job.
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Re: Skip Holtz
« Reply #26 on: November 06, 2017, 11:10:14 am »

I am not for Skip Holtz. I don't see where any of your choices are that good, but I could be wrong. You said you needed someone with SEC experience so what is wrong with Gus or Tommy Tubberville.

Tommy Tuberville is to old.
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Re: Skip Holtz
« Reply #27 on: November 06, 2017, 11:10:33 am »

might be the perfect fit for our current mess.

All the drama began when Frank was retained after firing his Dad. Drama has reigned on the hill ever since. Time to put the ghosts to rest and build a professional organization whose only goal is winning football games.

The real question is where to find an AD.
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Re: Skip Holtz
« Reply #28 on: November 06, 2017, 11:29:22 am »

Hiring Skip Holtz would be like handing a choking man a Chupa Pop. 

I believe you've understated that analogy...
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Re: Skip Holtz
« Reply #29 on: November 06, 2017, 11:47:18 am »

Just No. unless our first 12choices say no thanks.

That's how Tennessee ended up with another coach from LA Tech, Derek Dooley.
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Re: Skip Holtz
« Reply #30 on: November 06, 2017, 11:52:57 am »

nay.
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Re: Skip Holtz
« Reply #31 on: November 06, 2017, 11:57:05 am »

That is exactly what we need to do is Skip  Holtz.
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Re: Skip Holtz
« Reply #32 on: November 06, 2017, 11:59:18 am »

Just No. unless our first 12choices say no thanks.
And this is possible indeed.
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Re: Skip Holtz
« Reply #33 on: November 06, 2017, 12:47:46 pm »

Yes...do just that.
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Re: Skip Holtz
« Reply #34 on: November 06, 2017, 12:49:54 pm »

That some fans think Skip Holtz would be a good choice is a testament to just how far Jeff Long has managed to lower expectations for the program.

I think these might be trial balloons being sent out.
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Re: Skip Holtz
« Reply #35 on: November 06, 2017, 01:00:04 pm »

I think these might be trial balloons being sent out.


Pull!!!


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Re: Skip Holtz
« Reply #36 on: November 06, 2017, 01:00:44 pm »

This name worries me.  I don’t want him.  Not nearly as good as Lou was.
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Re: Skip Holtz
« Reply #37 on: November 06, 2017, 01:10:51 pm »

Boy, I knew you were going to get killed with that one....... ;)
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Re: Skip Holtz
« Reply #38 on: November 06, 2017, 01:19:32 pm »

might be the perfect fit for our current mess.

All the drama began when Frank was retained after firing his Dad. Drama has reigned on the hill ever since. Time to put the ghosts to rest and build a professional organization whose only goal is winning football games.

The real question is where to find an AD.
NO
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Re: Skip Holtz
« Reply #39 on: November 06, 2017, 01:52:06 pm »

I think Skip is an above average coach.  Did great at UConn and E Carolina.  He failed at USF and is doing okay at La Tech.

My fear is that he will be a below average recruiter, and doesn’t implement a system to overcome inferior talent.
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Re: Skip Holtz
« Reply #40 on: November 06, 2017, 05:34:20 pm »

 
might be the perfect fit for our current mess.
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Re: Skip Holtz
« Reply #41 on: November 06, 2017, 06:35:10 pm »

He is head and shoulders above what we have now. There are others I would rather have but he wouldn’t be the worst choice we could make.
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Re: Skip Holtz
« Reply #42 on: November 06, 2017, 09:31:30 pm »

He is head and shoulders above what we have now. There are others I would rather have but he wouldn’t be the worst choice we could make.

True, he is head and shoulders above Bielema, but Bielema is a -0 on a scale from 1-10, Skip would only be a 3 on the scale.   We need to shoot for a coach thats a 10, but we'll most likely end up with a coach that's a 6 if Jeff Long hires him.  I doubt he'll luck up and get a 7 or above, just my opinion.
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Re: Skip Holtz
« Reply #43 on: November 06, 2017, 09:41:48 pm »

it does not matter who the next coach is, not everyone will be happy.

some people would complain if Saban was hired.

I think we should try this theory. Let’s hire Saban and see how many people get mad.
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Re: Skip Holtz
« Reply #44 on: November 08, 2017, 01:57:29 pm »

NO

Skip Holtz
Career Record: 13 Years, 89-75, .543 Win% (at major schools)
Bowl Record: 8 Games, 5-3, .625 Win% (at major schools)
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