When college coaches suddenly split for greener pastures, the players left behind are the poor schmucks.
They sign on with a coach, they put their faith in him, and he bolts. It’s business, everyone is told.
It’s a dirty business, as you can tell by the angry and hurt reaction of Iowa State freshman wide receiver Darius Darks in this story:
The reactions in Auburn country about Chizik’s hiring wasn’t exactly roses and chocolates. From Kevin Scarbinsky of the Birmingham News:
Newspaper cartoonists always seem to capture what wordsmiths can’t, and this is a good effort by the Birmingham News’ Scott Stantis:
And, if you’ll indulge me, here’s my Gazetteonline.com column Sunday about the Chizik “era.”