Arizona State raised more than a few eyebrows on Wednesday afternoon when the school announced that Pittsburgh’s Todd Graham would be its new head football coach. Graham spent a lone year in charge of Pitt’s football program, guiding them to a 6-6 record before high-tailing it on the first train out of town.
While we’re not here to disparage Graham for leaving a job after convincing players to commit the next four years of their lives to him and promising he’d be around. No, we’re here to disparage him for informing those players he broke promises to that he was leaving via a freaking text message.
Graham’s text read as follows:
“I have resigned my position at Pitt in the best interest of my family to pursue the head coaching position at Arizona State.
“Coaching there has always been a dream of ours and we have family there. The timing and circumstances have prohibited from telling you this directly. I now am on my way to Tempe to continue those discussions. God Bless....