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Kansas Jayhawks Football: Is Clint Bowen Even the Answer Right Now?

"No where to go but.... that way."<span style="font-family: "Times New Roman","serif"; font-size: 12.0pt; line-height: 107%;">Who fires a head football coach when they’re 2-2? The Kansas Jayhawks, that’s who. Charlie Weis was 2-2 when he was canned on Sunday, just one win away from tying the most win’s KU’s had in a season in...
Via Sporadic Sentinel
16 hours ago  |  Discuss

Charlie Weis is getting paid how much not to coach Kansas and Notre Dame?

Somebody get me the agent representing Charlie Weis on the phone, because the now former Kansas head coach has quite a deal going. According to the contract Weis had at Kansas, he will be paid $5.625 million in buyout money between now and December 31, 2016. Kansas fired Weis as head coach on Sunday morning. According to the terms of the contract, Weis will be paid $5.625 million...
Via Pro Sports Daily
23 hours ago  |  Discuss

Kansas Is Not A Bad Job, And The Right Coach Can Win There

On Twitter @TheCoachBart * Wins Can Be Found In Kansas, Dorothy Kansas has a football job opening, and it’s a good job. Scoff if you must, but these are the breaks. If you’re looking for a shot to be great, the job is open, and the juice is worth the squeeze. Charlie Weis was fired this weekend, and if you’re Kansas, it looks grim. You hired the guy after choosing him over...
Via The Student Section
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Dreadful Offensive Numbers Forced Kansas to Fire Charlie Weis

Kansas football did what it had to Sunday, firing Charlie Weis just into his third season as head coach. Why Make the Change Now? Make no mistake about it: this is something KU had to do right now. Sure, it’s usually not a good thing for a program to terminate its coach in the middle of a season, with eight games remaining on the schedule. However, sometimes a leadership change...
Via The Student Section
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Charlie Weis has decided financial advantage in buyout money

Somebody get me the agent representing Charlie Weis on the phone, because the now former Kansas head coach has quite a deal going. According to the contract Weis had at Kansas, he will be paid $5.625 in buyout money between now and December 31, 2016. Kansas fired Weis as head coach on Sunday morning. According to the terms of the contract, Weis will be paid $5.625 in buyout money...
Via Pro Sports Daily
2 days ago  |  Discuss

12 candidates to replace Charlie Weis at Kansas

After a disastrous 6-22 record in three seasons, Charlie Weis was fired as Kansas’ head coach on Sunday. Weis went 1-18 in three years during...
Via Athlon Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Kansas Fires Charlie Weis: Twitter Reactions Have A Decided Snarky Advantage

Kansas fires Charlie Weis and the Twitter reactions wake up with some snark on Sunday morning.
Via Gamedayr
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Kansas fires Charlie Weis after Texas rout

Kansas has fired Charlie Weis four games into his third season at the school, the Jayhawks and athletic director Sheahon Zenger announced Sunday morning. Defensive coordinator Clint Bowen has been named interim coach. "I normally do not favor changing coaches mid-season," Zenger said in a statement. "But I believe we have talented coaches and players in this program...
Via Pro Sports Daily
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Kansas Fires Charlie Weis For 6-22 Record And Sleeping In Team Meetings

Charlie Weis has been fired from his job at Kansas after his ddisastroustenure resulted in a 6-22 record. Kansas will pay Weis $7 million in the form of a buyout and will also continue cashing checks from Notre Dame until 2015. Charlie Weis disaster in a nutshell: him falling asleep in a team meeting when squad was being addressed by #KU‘s head athletic trainer. — Bruce Feldman...
Via Geeks and Cleats
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Ed Warriner considered a “Strong Contender” to Replace Weis at Kansas

Let the job searching begin for one Big 12 program. The University of Kansas has decided to move it’s football program forward without the services of head coach Charlie Weis. As reported by Matt Tait at KUSports.com, Weiss was relieved from the program after a 6-22 record since being hired before the 2012 season. Though the move isn’t surprising, the fact that it was done...
Via Buckeye Battle Cry
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Charlie Weis Was Falling Asleep in KU’s Team Meetings

The definition of just a coach going through the motions and cashing a check. Charlie Weis disaster in a nutshell: him falling asleep in a team meeting when squad was being addressed by #KU's head athletic trainer. — Bruce Feldman (@BruceFeldmanCFB) September 28, 2014
Via BlackSportsOnline
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Charlie Weis fired as Kansas Jayhawks football coach

The first coach firing of the 2014 college football season is here, as Charlie Weis has been fired by Kansas just four games into the season, KU Athletics Director Sheahon Zenger announced Sunday. Weis was in the third year of a five-year contract. Zenger named KU defensive coordinator Clint Bowen interim head coach. “I normally […]
Via Kentucky Sports Connection
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Charlie Weis fired as head coach of Kansas

via KUAthletics.com Lawrence, Kan. – Charlie Weis has been relieved of his duties as Head Football Coach at the University of Kansas, KU Athletics Director Sheahon Zenger announced Sunday. Weis was in the third year of a five-year contract. Zenger named KU defensive coordinator Clint Bowen interim head coach. “I normally do not favor changing coaches mid-season,” Zenger said...
Via Rock Chalk Blog
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Weis challenges fans to show up for Texas

Kansas has struggled to fill the seats of Memorial Stadium so far. With 36,574 in the crowd for the first game against SEMO and 34,822 last week vs. Central Michigan, Charlie Weis has become frustrated. Kansas had the worst record in the Big 12 last season and they were averaging 37,884 fans per game. KU is well below that this year. Despite a 2-1 record, Kansas fans are having...
Via Rock Chalk Blog
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Kansas’ AD Responds To An Angry Fan’s “Fire Weis” E-Mail Following The Jayhawks Loss To Duke

Twitter/@6NewsLawrence Plenty of athletic directors have received e-mails from angry fans about firing the coach after a bad loss. Not every AD takes the time to respond. Following Kansas’ 41-3 loss at Duke, one KU alum sent an e-mail of that ilk to Kansas’ Sheahon Zenger. To his surprise, he received a response from Zenger a few days later. The Kansas City Star‘s Rustin Dodd wrote...
Via College Spun
13 days ago  |  Discuss
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