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Ayers retiring at Wofford

Unread post by T-Dog » Wed Dec 13, 2017 11:17 am

Wofford is calling a press conference at 1:30 p.m. today to announced Mike Ayers is retiring after being head coach for 30 years.

Nate Woody would absolutely be a candidate to replace him.



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Re: Ayers retiring at Wofford

Unread post by Boone Goon » Wed Dec 13, 2017 11:28 am

Sloan, hold the moving truck!


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Re: Ayers retiring at Wofford

Unread post by EastHallApp » Wed Dec 13, 2017 11:29 am

Makes sense but how much could they pay him? Wondering if that would really be Woody's best move right now.



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Re: Ayers retiring at Wofford

Unread post by appstate77 » Wed Dec 13, 2017 11:33 am

Hey Moose!.....Is this one of the dominoes????😂



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Re: Ayers retiring at Wofford

Unread post by CVAPP » Wed Dec 13, 2017 11:50 am

According to this article Woody made $223K this year.

http://www.journalnow.com/sports/asu/ap ... e7c5d.html



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Re: Ayers retiring at Wofford

Unread post by appstate77 » Wed Dec 13, 2017 12:38 pm

Wofford people I know are talking up Wade Lang, current OC and QB coach.



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Re: Ayers retiring at Wofford

Unread post by yosef13 » Wed Dec 13, 2017 1:00 pm

If Satt goes in the next few years, wouldn't he likely take some of his staff? Why would Woody go back down to FCS, when he has the potential to get upgraded with Satt? I would much rather be a DC in the AAC then a HC at Wofford.



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Re: Ayers retiring at Wofford

Unread post by EastHallApp » Wed Dec 13, 2017 1:40 pm

yosef13 wrote:
Wed Dec 13, 2017 1:00 pm
If Satt goes in the next few years, wouldn't he likely take some of his staff? Why would Woody go back down to FCS, when he has the potential to get upgraded with Satt? I would much rather be a DC in the AAC then a HC at Wofford.
Or he could potentially replace Satt, though this move wouldn't necessarily preclude that.



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Re: Ayers retiring at Wofford

Unread post by yosef13 » Wed Dec 13, 2017 3:18 pm

EastHallApp wrote:
Wed Dec 13, 2017 1:40 pm
yosef13 wrote:
Wed Dec 13, 2017 1:00 pm
If Satt goes in the next few years, wouldn't he likely take some of his staff? Why would Woody go back down to FCS, when he has the potential to get upgraded with Satt? I would much rather be a DC in the AAC then a HC at Wofford.
Or he could potentially replace Satt, though this move wouldn't necessarily preclude that.
It might. What if you go to Wofford and have a bumpy start, while Elliott gets hot in Atl? Either way, I don't think you take the risk and go to Wofford. It doesn't make much sense. I'd stay put and wait for my FBS options to play out.



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Re: Ayers retiring at Wofford

Unread post by SpeedkingATL » Wed Dec 13, 2017 3:18 pm

Nothing but respect for Mike Ayers.



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Re: Ayers retiring at Wofford

Unread post by Apptrain » Wed Dec 13, 2017 3:29 pm

I wish Ayers would have gotten a fcs championship, after we moved up that is.



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Re: Ayers retiring at Wofford

Unread post by CVAPP » Wed Dec 13, 2017 4:28 pm

Apptrain wrote:
Wed Dec 13, 2017 3:29 pm
I wish Ayers would have gotten a fcs championship, after we moved up that is.
Only two programs have, NDSU and JMU. One of these two will likely get another in January. I respect Ayers, but I can't say I care that he never got an FCS title. He's a SoCon HOF type coach either way.



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Re: Ayers retiring at Wofford

Unread post by EastHallApp » Wed Dec 13, 2017 5:02 pm

yosef13 wrote:
Wed Dec 13, 2017 3:18 pm
EastHallApp wrote:
Wed Dec 13, 2017 1:40 pm
yosef13 wrote:
Wed Dec 13, 2017 1:00 pm
If Satt goes in the next few years, wouldn't he likely take some of his staff? Why would Woody go back down to FCS, when he has the potential to get upgraded with Satt? I would much rather be a DC in the AAC then a HC at Wofford.
Or he could potentially replace Satt, though this move wouldn't necessarily preclude that.
It might. What if you go to Wofford and have a bumpy start, while Elliott gets hot in Atl? Either way, I don't think you take the risk and go to Wofford. It doesn't make much sense. I'd stay put and wait for my FBS options to play out.
Agree. But Wofford hasn't approached me with a job offer yet. (Unlike Tennessee, who I assume was turned down by every member of this board.)



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Re: Ayers retiring at Wofford

Unread post by AppSt94 » Wed Dec 13, 2017 6:08 pm

Are we sure that Woody is interested in being a Head Coach?



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Re: Ayers retiring at Wofford

Unread post by Cro-Magnon App » Wed Dec 13, 2017 9:48 pm

Great man. Great coach. Great friend.



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Re: Ayers retiring at Wofford

Unread post by Stonewall » Thu Dec 14, 2017 9:56 am

SpeedkingATL wrote:
Wed Dec 13, 2017 3:18 pm
Nothing but respect for Mike Ayers.
Did more with less than about anyone in the profession in my opinion.



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Re: Ayers retiring at Wofford

Unread post by Saint3333 » Thu Dec 14, 2017 11:00 am

Ever since the day in Spartanburg in 2007 as their fans rushed the field and yelled obscenities at our players and fans as we left I just don’t care for that school.

Congrats to Ayers, but I’m fine never hearing about wofford football ever again.



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Re: Ayers retiring at Wofford

Unread post by fjblair » Thu Dec 14, 2017 11:08 am

CVAPP wrote:
Wed Dec 13, 2017 4:28 pm
Apptrain wrote:
Wed Dec 13, 2017 3:29 pm
I wish Ayers would have gotten a fcs championship, after we moved up that is.
Only two programs have, NDSU and JMU. One of these two will likely get another in January. I respect Ayers, but I can't say I care that he never got an FCS title. He's a SoCon HOF type coach either way.
Those two teams have long been powerhouses, but the FCS ain't what it used to be it seems.



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Re: Ayers retiring at Wofford

Unread post by Longrifle28 » Thu Dec 14, 2017 11:37 am

Saint3333 wrote:
Thu Dec 14, 2017 11:00 am
Ever since the day in Spartanburg in 2007 as their fans rushed the field and yelled obscenities at our players and fans as we left I just don’t care for that school.

Congrats to Ayers, but I’m fine never hearing about wofford football ever again.
That was one hot freakin day. I got over it mainly because they may have won the battle, but we won the war that year....



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Re: Ayers retiring at Wofford

Unread post by Longrifle28 » Thu Dec 14, 2017 11:45 am

Longrifle28 wrote:
Thu Dec 14, 2017 11:37 am
Saint3333 wrote:
Thu Dec 14, 2017 11:00 am
Ever since the day in Spartanburg in 2007 as their fans rushed the field and yelled obscenities at our players and fans as we left I just don’t care for that school.

Congrats to Ayers, but I’m fine never hearing about wofford football ever again.
That was one hot freakin day. I got over it mainly because they may have won the battle, but we won the war that year....
And the revenge game in 08 was epic! #2 App versus #3 Wofford on Friday night (Halloween) and we beat them like a rented mule....



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