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LSU Coach John Brady fired

February 8, 2008

John Brady sidelineJohn Brady’s teams had underperformed at LSU, especially post-Big Baby Glen Davis and Tyrus Thomas, and the fans had been calling for his job for a while now. According to ESPN, he’ll coach Saturday’s game and hand the job over to assistant Butch Pierre on an interim basis. His 10-year tenure is over. Possible replacements are listed by both foxsports and cbssportsline as:

– VCU’s Anthony Grant (the hot coach of the season, along with Sean Miller)
– Ole Miss’ Andy Kennedy (can he switch jobs in conference? Isn’t there a rule against that?),
– and USC’s Tim Floyd (who has roots in New Orleans, but why would he leave LA).

I like Jeff Goodman, but this post seems a little harsh on the man.

Then again, apparently John Brady used a bottle rocket to crash the Hindenburg, so maybe it’s deserving. The people at the Fire John Brady website obviously think so.

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