Cavalcade of Whimsy: Tua Tagovailoa, LSU's Glitch, Coaching Contract Extensions

Cavalcade of Whimsy: Tua Tagovailoa, LSU's Glitch, Coaching Contract Extensions

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Cavalcade of Whimsy: Tua Tagovailoa, LSU's Glitch, Coaching Contract Extensions

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Oh for the love of …

Didn’t we JUST go through a firing of Willie Taggart and Chad Morris?

Arkansas is paying Morris around $10 million to go away and take his four wins with him, and Florida State will be holding bake sales for the next hundred-gajillion years to pay off the $20 million it’s going to take to make Taggart and his former staff whole.

And yet, for some moronic reason, schools are STILL offering mediocre head coaches unnecessary contract extensions.

If you lose a recruit because you’re signed through 2022 instead of 2026, you’re a sucky recruiter.

BYU’s Kalani Sitake has been fine.

He’s going to take BYU to its third bowl game in four years. Yippee.

He’s 26-23 in just under four seasons at the helm, and that was enough to earn him a three-year contract extension.

He was 2-4 with a stunning win at Tennessee and a fun home victory over USC, but his team lost to Toledo and USF, and it got rolled by Utah.

However, because his Cougars beat a Boise State team without starting quarterback Hank Bachmeier, and followed it up with wins over Utah State Liberty and Idaho State, he’s being locked in for more years.

Of course, let’s hope it works. There’s something to be said for sticking with a guy and letting him develop the program … IF YOU STICK WITH HIM through the entire deal.

Let’s just see how this looks next year after BYU starts out with this: at Utah, Michigan State, at Arizona State, at Minnesota, Utah State, Missouri, Houston, at Northern Illinois, at Boise State, San Diego State, and finishes up with at Stanford.

This is all fun for now, but if the Cougars start next year 0-4 …

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