Aggies to go after Applewhite

Discussion in 'On The Field' started by UT-69745551, Dec 23, 2007.

  1. UT-69745551

    UT-69745551 250+ Posts

    according to the DMN - there's only 1 catch: he'd have to take a demotion and pay cut:


     
  2. Bevoette

    Bevoette 1,000+ Posts

    NO WAY MAJOR ! stay away from aggy unless you want to tank your career !
     
  3. TheGallopinGoose

    TheGallopinGoose 2,500+ Posts

    Go after Simms! [​IMG]
     
  4. UT-69745551

    UT-69745551 250+ Posts

    Its a no-brainer. everybody knows that the way you climb the ladder of success is to accept a position of less importance and responsibility and take a pay cut at the same time.

    I hear A&M is also going to approch Google about selling them stock at $75 per share.
     
  5. Sii

    Sii 1,000+ Posts

    why in the world would Major leave a Coordinator position at a program like Bama to just be a ******* QB coach at aggie for less pay?

    delusion
     
  6. Jive_Turkey

    Jive_Turkey 1,000+ Posts

    only aggy would do this.

    who are they looking at for OC? Mike Leach?

    DC? Jim Tressell?
     
  7. Sii

    Sii 1,000+ Posts

    maybe they can get Jimmy Johnson to be a position coach too
     
  8. Jive_Turkey

    Jive_Turkey 1,000+ Posts

    word out of College Station is that if Major turns them down, they're going after Jason Garrett to be QB coach
     
  9. cochamps

    cochamps 2,500+ Posts

    Bill Cowher for DC? This is stupid, even for them. Let's see: We will offer the Alabama OC the QB job here at aggyland. Oh yeah, the Alabama OC was named after an Alabama player and he played at UT. The longer I think about it, the funnier it gets.
     
  10. BigWill

    BigWill 2,500+ Posts

  11. UT-69745551

    UT-69745551 250+ Posts

    They're also offering the head of PETA the position of Chief of Security for the Reveille Cemetary.
     
  12. MGS

    MGS 500+ Posts

    What kind of idiot leaves Bama to go to A&M?
     
  13. cochamps

    cochamps 2,500+ Posts

  14. bigup2dahorns

    bigup2dahorns 250+ Posts

    spurrier to aggy QB coach. mark it down
     
  15. LonghornMM

    LonghornMM 100+ Posts

    I heard they're going after Rich Rodriguez for their QB coach if Major turns 'em down.
     
  16. Wild Bill

    Wild Bill 1,000+ Posts

    Word is that Bill Bellicheck is a lock to be the new LBers coach at Agriculture. It's a step up.
     
  17. RyanUTAustin

    RyanUTAustin 1,000+ Posts

    They are also looking at Phil Jackson to be an assistant for the basketball team.
     
  18. SabreHorn

    SabreHorn 10,000+ Posts

    We can laugh and make fun, but Major was on the A&M campus last week.

    Why he would take it:

    1) It'll be as OC not QB coach
    2) Joe Penry
    3) Saban works his assistants like slaves
    4) Saban blames everything on his assistants; he is never to blame (sound familiar Mackovic fans?)
    5) Alabama alums and press have not been kind in spite of averaging over 30 points a game with a QB who is not as good as the Top 25 HS QBs in Texas.

    Reasons not to take it:

    1) Under Jackie & RC, some Aggie assistants went on to really good jobs (ND, UCLA, Ole MIss, Auburn - Bob Davie; Bob Toldeo; Tuberville). Of course they bombed except for TT, who just can't seem to quite get there. Since then, the assistants coming out of Brazos County have not done so well.
    2) He only needs to visit with Les Koenig, Jr about where he'll be in four years when Sherman is once again an NFL assistant.
    3) OC at Alabama with Saban (even with Pendry) is likely a more visable position than HC at A&M much less an assistant.


    Hard question - Is Major Applewhite destined to become hths generations Jim Helms? Many similarities in the two thus far but particularly their understanding of the game.
     
  19. Eating Club

    Eating Club 250+ Posts

    I've heard A&M offered an endowed Harvard professor a TA position
     
  20. BrûléeOrange

    BrûléeOrange 500+ Posts

    This just in. Bill Parcells wil hold a press conference at 5:48 to announce his agreement to become the next General Manager of Concessions and Manure Removal at Pyle Field.
     
  21. TheGallopinGoose

    TheGallopinGoose 2,500+ Posts

    I heard A&M is trying to get the U.S. Secretary of Defense to be their new president.
     
  22. WorsterMan

    WorsterMan 10,000+ Posts

    dream on aggy [​IMG]
     
  23. MirrOlure

    MirrOlure 500+ Posts

    Anyone remember where Major decommited from when he committed to Texas?
     
  24. UTBandGuy09

    UTBandGuy09 25+ Posts

    i just heard on espn that frank beamer is going to be aggy's new special teams coordinator. no link though, sorry.
     
  25. Burnt Orange Bevo

    Burnt Orange Bevo 1,000+ Posts

    It was my impression that Major has a very good mentor relationship with Greg Davis (e.g. Major talking with and asking GD for advice right before the 2006 Rose Bowl). Aside from the backward career step in taking a demotion and pay cut at a lesser BCS football program, it would be (IMO) a clear slap in the face to Mack and GD to take any A&M position while Mack and GD are still at Texas. Not to mention that he knows full well how Longhorn fans would feel about it.
     
  26. milk_monitor

    milk_monitor 100+ Posts


     
  27. Jive_Turkey

    Jive_Turkey 1,000+ Posts

    My sources tell me that aggy is going after Bobby Petrino to be their new offensive coordinator.
     
  28. TJ=NPOY

    TJ=NPOY 100+ Posts

    I say no chance this happens unless they change the offer to be the OC.
     
  29. NCAAFBALLROX

    NCAAFBALLROX 1,000+ Posts

    Aung San Suu Kyi has been offered $ 2.1 mil to take over their men's bassaball program.

    Stephen Hawking is going to be the head coach for the meat judging team for $ 3.3 mil & a lifetime supply of batteries.

    For the competitive sum of $ 1.2 million, Marlee Matlin is going to helm their up & coming auctioneering department.

    It's reported that Dr. Ruth Westheimer will be taking on the collegiate Rodeo team & is going to handle the Bulldoggers herself while an assistant has been found in Nicole Ritchie for Saddlebronc. $ 5.6 million for the good Doc & Nicole took a pay cut to come in @ $ 5.5 million.

    Doctor Jack Kervorkian will be the director of media relations & advertising in his new offices with The Batt. Opening figure for negotiations was $ 6.6 million.

    Dollar Bill is reportedly "ecstatic" over locking in these hires.

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  30. i think this is a slap in the face to major and i hope he takes it at such and publicly lambastes the farmers.
     

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