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Ewglenn Offline
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RE: Gill - does Gill go or stay
(05-19-2017 10:34 AM)NewTimes Wrote:  
(05-19-2017 10:23 AM)Ewglenn Wrote:  
(05-19-2017 07:13 AM)NewTimes Wrote:  Interesting that with all the hoopla surrounding LU and the announcement of the FB schedule that there was zero mention of coach Gill. Not from JFJr. or Trump. No kidding or mention, zero, zilch. Is one to assume since no mention was made that Gill is feeling heat to better a 6-5 mark in the lowly BSC? As some stated he was a good fit to become coach at the time, is he the best fit as LU moves toward full FBS? Will he get a pass in 2018 and maybe 2019 playing the likes to ALL teams being superior? And what about 2017? If Gill goes less than 8-3 in 2017 is he secure? As LU moves to a full FS schedule the intensity increases to improve. Is Gill the man?

1) Gill is not going to be the Coach moving forward. 2 years max unless they start really winning 10-1.

2) y'all should have gotten Jamey Chadwell imo

3) I expect he will be gone after this season.
After consecutive mediocre seasons in the BSC without at least a playoff appearance, claiming another "Big South Conference Title", which is lame, is not enough. Don't know if 10-1 is needed, but I'm guessing 8-3 and a FCS playoff appearance or he's toast, especially with the FBS schedule looming in 2018. I elieve he has 2 years to go on his present contract, which likely is not an issue if he has another so so season.

10-1 with the only loss being Baylor or Jacksonville State would guarantee his job. 9-2 with losses to both would buy him another year. 8-3 starts to get dicey. There really isn't 3 teams on the schedule that are that hard but I say 8-3 would get him another year if he would have won the BSC. 7-4 or less and he is gone.
05-19-2017 09:32 PM
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RE: Gill - does Gill go or stay
I really like Coach Gill as a person, but his coaching leaves a lot to be desired. I am quite pleased with his recruiting strategy of hitting Texas and Florida as opposed to Rocco's of mostly sticking to Virginia and some northern states. I just wish the results were there for Gill. I don't see how the results will get better as we move to stronger competition so I don't expect improvement. I hope Gill gets the results we want but I have serious doubts. I would have replaced him after last season but he's here and I will root like crazy for him to succeed!
05-19-2017 09:47 PM
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Gill - does Gill go or stay
(05-19-2017 08:12 PM)Old Dominion Wrote:  
(05-19-2017 08:00 PM)army56mike Wrote:  HCTG's letter was very good. Yes it shares a message that most coaches share. It still contains the truth. And, I can see these words as truth based on Gill's character and actions.

I hope and trust that he will be successful at Liberty.

Re: the previous post, I don't know that Baylor is a Christian University. Not all schools that had that mission at one time remain so now, i.e.- SMU, TCU, BC, etc. In my experience there are very few Christ centered universities across the nation at any level, even if by name you would think so.

Sounds pretty judgmental.

Nothing wrong with judging as long as you hold yourself to the same right standard that you judge others by. Where would our world be if we didn't judge between right and wrong?
05-19-2017 11:35 PM
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RE: Gill - does Gill go or stay
(05-19-2017 07:20 PM)army56mike Wrote:  There will be no more FCS playoffs for us. We aren't eligible.
Good catch AM. Forget the transition requirement. So an regular season record now becomes even more important.
05-20-2017 05:59 AM
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