Found February 15, 2013 on Crystal Ball Run:
On Thursday breaking news shocked the college football world when it was announced that former Boise State and Colorado head man Dan Hawkins had been named the new head coach of the Canadian Football League’s Montreal Alouettes. Yes, the news was indeed shocking. Not so much in that Hawkins would continue his career North of the Border, but more that anyone would actually ever consider paying Hawkins to coach their football team. Apparently, there haven’t been too many Colorado Buffaloes game broadcasted in the Montreal market these last few years. At the same time, it got the Crystal Ball Run staff wondering: With Hawkins now opening the floodgates, what’s to stop other current and former college head coaches from fleeing to the snowy white North, and land of wider fields and 13-man teams? I mean seriously, what are crystal balls really worth when you can be pursuing Grey Cup titles instead? After a roundtable discussion that kept the Crystal Ball Run staff up long i...
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