banner

Is it time to get a new defensive coordinator?

Return to Forum
Oldest First
  • tcoutouzis Jan 18, 12:44 p.m.
    Sports Legend

    Ken D try the csnbbs.com site for some good discussion of ACC, BE, realignment etc topics. ... View More

    — Posted by lazydawg58

    From what I read it does sound interesting. It would not, however, let me register to comment. ... View More

    — Posted by Ken D.

    I read and post there too. There is always good discussion.

  • tcoutouzis Jan 18, 12:42 p.m.
    Sports Legend

    This is an excellent hire. He will turn our defense around immediately. I noticed it in Skip's first game when we beat Duke at home. THe secondary didn't look lost. They were actually aggressive and didn't get out of position. Sometimes we give Hudson too much credit without thinking about how good the assistants underneath him were. I am looking forward to next year now that we will have a proven defensive coach.

    http://www.ecupirates.com/sports/m-footbl/spec-rel/011813aae.html

  • Pirates of the East Jan 17, 5:19 p.m.
    All Star

    It appears Rick Smith is our new DC. He was the secondary coach here under Skip, and is currently the secondary coach and asst HC at USF.

  • Ken D. Jan 17, 4:31 p.m.
    Sports Legend

    Ken D try the csnbbs.com site for some good discussion of ACC, BE, realignment etc topics. ... View More

    — Posted by lazydawg58

    From what I read it does sound interesting. It would not, however, let me register to comment. I don't have the right kind of email address. I guess that's to keep the riff-raff out.

  • lazydawg58 Jan 17, 12:23 p.m.
    Pro

    Ken D try the csnbbs.com site for some good discussion of ACC, BE, realignment etc topics. Little of the crazy mess that dominates the ncstate, duke, and carolina forums. They have a separate smack talk section for all that. There is lots of good discussion about things like this.

  • Ken D. Jan 17, 11:26 a.m.
    Sports Legend

    In the SEC the median spending in 2010 amounted to $164,000 per student athlete. Think about that for a minute. That's not the most in the league. Five SEC schools spent more than that. And I think it's a safe bet that this school isn't spending that much on its women's field hockey team. By far, most of it is spent on football, which accounts for about 25% of the scholarship athletes at SEC schools.

    That implies they are spending in the neighborhood of $500K for each football player. Every year! I wonder how much ECU spends?

  • lazydawg58 Jan 17, 11:06 a.m.
    Pro

    So true Ken D. The difference in athletic budgets from conference to conference is interesting. Most SEC and B1G schools are way ahead of of the others. Louisville will have the biggest budget in the ACC. ECU is way behind most ACC schools but way ahead of most CUSA, Sunbelt schools.

    Money makes a huge difference in athletic success and that is why ECU needed so desperately to move to the Big East even if the BE is a shell of it's former self. The money from TV and Bowls that can be earned makes a significant difference in budgets. So even if nBE falls completely apart and a completely new conference has to be created ECU is in a position to be a part of the best conference that isn't one of the Big 5 conferences, thus the biggest paydays they can realistically expect to get.

    To get the man, you've got to pay the man. :)

  • Ken D. Jan 16, 10:01 a.m.
    Sports Legend

    Read the article today about athletic spending. There's a reason the SEC dominates D-I football, and it's money. ECU will have a hard time competing for quality assistants as long as schools like Arkansas can throw that much at a guy who isn't even a coordinator.

  • lazydawg58 Jan 15, 9:57 p.m.
    Pro

    It appears now that former Miami HC Randy Shannon and current Arkansas LB coach (just hired) is... View More

    — Posted by Pirates of the East

    I'm hearing the this probably will not happen. He is making $315K as LB coach at Arkansas.

  • lazydawg58 Jan 14, 9:43 p.m.
    Pro

    encouraging

Oldest First

Please to post.

  • NFL: Chicago at Detroit

    Thursday at 12:30 pm on WRAL-TV

  • NFL: Philadelphia at Dallas

    Thursday at 4:00 pm on FOX50

  • SEC: Arkansas at Missouri

    Friday at 2:30 pm on WRAL-TV

  • HSFB: Football Friday with Tom Suiter

    Friday at 11:35 pm on WRAL-TV

  • CBB: Duke vs. Furman

    Tomorrow at 5:00 pm on 620am

  • CBB: NC State vs. Richmond

    Tomorrow at 7:00 pm on WRAL-FM

  • NHL: Hurricanes at Florida

    Tomorrow at 7:30 pm on 99.9 The Fan

  • NFL: Chicago Bears at Detroit Lions

    Thursday at 12:30 pm on 99.9 The Fan

Scoreboard
Local
Final
ECU 58
FRES 52
7:00pm Tonight
CIN
NCCU
 
7:00pm Tonight
WAS
ATL
7:30pm Tonight
MIA
GSW
8:00pm Tonight
MIL
DET
8:00pm Tonight
NOP
SAC
9:00pm Tonight
DEN
CHI
7:00pm Tonight
UMO
OHIO
Final
ECU 58
FRES 52
Final
ELON 74
MRGST 73
 
2nd
MIZZ 45
PURD 64
 
2nd
MAR 30
HAW 41
 
4:00pm Today
UNF
LIB
 
4:30pm Today
CHAM
BYU
4:30pm Today
BUCK
MDES
4:30pm Today
UGST
WCU
6:00pm Tonight
UWGB
EVAN
7:00pm Tonight
ARST
ALA
7:00pm Tonight
OHIO
ARKPB
 
7:00pm Tonight
UNH
BU
 
7:00pm Tonight
OU
CHIST
7:00pm Tonight
TOL
DET
7:00pm Tonight
CLMB
FD
 
7:00pm Tonight
QUIN
HART
 
7:00pm Tonight
SFLA
HOF
7:00pm Tonight
HARV
HOU
7:00pm Tonight
BONA
JST
 
7:00pm Tonight
STJOE
LIU
 
7:00pm Tonight
SYR
GHND
 
7:00pm Tonight
MLOWELL
MTIDA
 
7:00pm Tonight
CIN
NCCU
 
7:00pm Tonight
VT
NIOWA
7:00pm Tonight
WOFF
OHVALLEY
 
7:00pm Tonight
TEMPL
PENN
7:00pm Tonight
RUTG
PETE
7:00pm Tonight
BGU
SEMIZ
7:00pm Tonight
LAS
Terriers
 
7:00pm Tonight
UVA
TENST
7:00pm Tonight
KENT
TXARL
7:00pm Tonight
FSU
CITA
7:00pm Tonight
PBY
TOCC
 
7:00pm Tonight
COOK
TENNM
 
7:00pm Tonight
WMARY
WILL
7:00pm Tonight
USB
WKENT
 
7:00pm Tonight
HIGH
WMPEACE
 
7:30pm Tonight
PSU
AKR
7:30pm Tonight
SMU
ARK
7:30pm Tonight
ARMY
BING
 
7:30pm Tonight
CSOU
CARK
 
7:30pm Tonight
UMBC
HOW
 
7:30pm Tonight
ARZ
KYST
7:30pm Tonight
OREG
VCU
8:00pm Tonight
SCST
CIU
 
8:00pm Tonight
CREI
EILL
8:00pm Tonight
ALAAM
JVST
 
8:00pm Tonight
ABCHRIST
JCHR
 
8:00pm Tonight
TXSA
LOYC
8:00pm Tonight
NDST
MNCROOK
 
8:00pm Tonight
NEB
NEOM
8:00pm Tonight
VANDY
NORST
 
8:00pm Tonight
STLU
NCAT
 
8:00pm Tonight
MTST
NARZ
8:00pm Tonight
TTU
NWST
 
8:00pm Tonight
TULA
SOUTH
 
8:00pm Tonight
ILLCH
STXAVIER
 
8:00pm Tonight
TEX
RFLSH
8:00pm Tonight
BRAD
TAMCC
 
8:00pm Tonight
SMISS
TROY
8:05pm Tonight
DRAK
IUPUI
8:05pm Tonight
ARKST
LAM
 
8:30pm Tonight
FLGC
USF
9:00pm Tonight
COL
AFA
9:00pm Tonight
IDAHO
BSU
9:00pm Tonight
GRCN
BUF
 
9:00pm Tonight
ORU
LALAF
9:00pm Tonight
CHAR
MIAMI
9:30pm Tonight
ISU
MD
9:30pm Tonight
UMO
NW
10:00pm Tonight
SDST
PITT
10:00pm Tonight
MICH
VILL
10:05pm Tonight
SACST
BRISTOL
 
11:00pm Tonight
USC
CSFU
11:00pm Tonight
STAN
DEL
7:00pm Tonight
CLB
WIN
8:00pm Tonight
NAS
LOS
8:00pm Tonight
STL
OTT
8:30pm Tonight
DAL
EDM
9:00pm Tonight
ARI
COL
10:00pm Tonight
ANA
CAL
10:00pm Tonight
VAN
NJD