John L. Smith stood at the podium, pouncing with a smile on every question he
was asked about his hire as the coach at Weber St....er R-Kansas."I want to say that our expectations are the same," Smith said at his
introductory news conference with a handful of players watching nearby.
"Nothing is going to slow down. In fact, we're going to speed up. Our
expectations are that we're going to battle and fight for a national
title."Deja vu all over again?"...Smith, known
as much for his adrenaline-seeking ways as for head coaching stints...".CARPETBAGGING is now known as adrenaline-seeking? "...Smith said leaving Weber State was "one of the toughest decisions
of my life...".Really?"...You want what's
best for the players...".So why pick a CARPETBAGGER?"...'We're going to be friendly, we're going to be
accessible and we're going to take ourselves to the people as much as we
can,' Smith said...".At least until somebody comes up with
a better offer.
Comes down to Money and the opportunity. I think I would respect him more if he
were to stay as he made a promise but then again how do you turn down a chance
to coach a team that has a chance to win the national Championship? He will
make more in 1 year than probably at least 5 (or more) at Weber State. I see it on one hand yet I do not see it on another. Again I am not in
his shoes so I will not judge but it does leave Weber State in a pickle. So who is the next coach in the nation to do some stupid things and lie
about them?Good luck to Weber State. I am not a big fan next year.
Mixed reaction? The mans word is no good, and Arkansas is as dishonest or more,
as the coach they just fired. What's so mixed about this? It's a