Found July 23, 2013 on Fox Sports Kansas City:
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- His team may be crap, but the numbers aren't. According to the Web site, which tracks reputable Twitter trends for free, as of midday, the words "Charlie Weis" had received 746 original mentions Monday. The words "Charlie Sheen" had 649. The Irish playwright Brendan Behan wasn't thinking of Kansas' second-year football coach when he said this, but it applies: "There is no such thing as bad publicity, except your own obituary." The point is not whether Weis went off the rails when he stepped in front of the microphone in Dallas and referred to his 1-11 Jayhawks of 2012 as a "pile of crap." He did. And they were. No, the point is that the man made you look. Whether you laughed or groaned or put your head in your hands, America, for a brief instant, was actually thinking about Kansas football again. Who says Weis isn't a genius? Whatever you think of the guy as a football coach -- the general c...

Weis' pitch: We're a 'pile of crap'

The Charlie Weis Story. Sometimes it seems like he knows exactly what he's doing, and sometimes you really start to wonder. He had another Charlie Moment on Monday at Big 12 Media Days in Dallas. He was up there talking about his recruiting pitch at Kansas, where he coaches, and it came out he doesn't think much of his roster. "Have you taken a look at that pile of...

Impatient Weis goes for quick fix

Charlie Weis had a terrible first season at Kansas. I don't think his plan for a quick fix is going to work.

Charlie Weis’ To Kansas Recruits: “Have You Seen That Pile Of Crap Out There?”

Kansas head coach Charlie Weis has a different kind of personality.  One that allows him to laugh at himself and be quite frank. During Big 12 Media Day in Dallas, Weis discussed with the media, his recruiting pitch to athletes he’s trying to get to make the trek to Lawrence, Kansas. Weis did not disappoint with his answer. “Everyone wants to play,” Weiss said. “There...

Was Charlie Weis Right To Call His Team A “Pile Of Crap”?

Earlier this week at Big 12 Media Days, Kansas head coach Charlie Weis talked about a new pitch to recruits. It’s not the normal way of telling recruits that KU may be the place for them. After all, just look at recent history with the football program. Still, though, you don’t want to sell your program short, right? Wrong. On Monday, Weis told the media that he asked his recruits...

Charlie Weis’ Brutally Honest Recruiting Pitch Includes Asking Players if They’re Better Than ‘That Pile of Crap Out There’

Move over “Rock Chalk, Jayhawk” the University of Kansas has a new, slightly less catchy saying floating around its football team. UK football has struggled in recent years, and in Charlie Weis’ first year as head coach in 2012, he did nothing to turn things around, limping along to a 1-11 record.  At the Big 12 Media Days on Monday, Weis divulged that his recruiting pitch...

Charlie Weis gives brutally honest recruiting pitch; bashes Kansas There is very little in college football recruiting that is honest.  Some coaches guarantee starting positions, playing time or BCS bowl appearances.  Nick Saban guarantees that recruits don’t have to go outside. Lane Kiffin probably guarantees his kids a healthy paycheck.  Kansas head coach Charlie Weis won’t tout bowl appearances or money (that we know of...

Charlie Weis admits to using a crappy recruiting technique

Kansas Jayhawks coach Charlie Weis told reporters that he asks recruits, "Have you seen the pile of crap out there?" when talking about his current players. Keeping it classy.

Charlie Weis is using the perfect recruiting pitch to lure players to Kansas

It’s not every day that you run across a college football coach actually being honest on the recruiting. And it’s not every day that I can write a post about honesty that involves Charlie Weis. But today, we must commend Weis for his honest appeal to recruits on the recruiting trail.When asked about his recruiting pitch to prospect by Rusting Dodd of the Kansas City Star, Weis...

Charlie Weis to Kansas recruits: ‘Have you seen that pile of crap out there?’

Kansas struggled under Charlie Weis in his first season as head coach last year. The Jayhawks went 0-9 in the Big 12 and 1-11 overall. Simply put, they were one of the worst teams in the country. As a result of his team’s disastrous 2012 season, Weis has found it difficult to recruit top high [...]

Former Jayhawks standing up for Charlie Weis

Members of last year's Kansas football team that Charlie Weis called a "pile of crap" earlier this week could have taken offense at their former coach's assessment of them. Instead, they wholeheartedly agreed. Weis made the comments during Big 12 media day in Dallas this week, and defensive back Bradley McDougald and fullback Toben Opurum -- a captain on that...

What it looks like when Charlie Weis evaluates his ‘crappy’ players

And here you have it, folks, exactly what it looks like when Charlie Weis evaluates his "crappy" players.

Bowden takes the higher road

DETROIT -- Terry Bowden has apparently been running -- he's lost 50 pounds and counting -- but in nearly 19 months on his latest job, he's neither run nor hidden from Akron's place as probably the nation's worst FBS football program. As good as life is at the top for Alabama, much of the rest of the SEC, Oregon, Ohio State and the like, it's just as bad at the...

Weis, Gundy Weigh in on Kingsbury

Kansas head coach Charlie Weis and Oklahoma State head coach Mike Gundy both spoke about Kliff Kingsbury being back in the Big 12.
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