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I'm pretty sure I'm going to give up my Ute fanhood........

Posted By: ColoUte
Date: Tuesday, February 12, 2013 at 09:07 am

I just can't get over this whole Anae/Erickson thing. I mean someone's lying....LYING (Oh how I wish I could imbed some duh duh DUH music they have when secrets are made public in mystery TV shows.) The completely unbiased bastion of journalistic integrity - Jason Shepherd at KSL - said as much last night.

I'm renouncing my Utehood because I've got to believe the liar is Kyle. I mean, look at the scenarios and tell me which is more believable:

BYU View: Kyle wanted Robert Anae as his first, 2nd, and 3rd choice. He tried to use all sorts of filthy lucre (PAC-12 Affiliation, huge salary, guns and prostitutes, etc.) to lure him, but Coach Anae prefers to keep his annual salary under six figures (because it keeps tithing settlement from being awkward) and his heart pure and independent. Therefore, when Anae emphatically, but gently as to prevent any harmful feelings, turned Kyle down, Kyle cried for 3 weeks, probably tried to get Lance Reynolds or Brandon Doman but was turned away, and was forced to move on to some old guy who's only notable achievement is that he got beat by Ty Detmer.

Utah View: Kyle was looking for an experienced Offensive mind to get us out of the cellar of every offensive statistic in the conference. It is known he interviewed Steve Fairchild, Dan Hawkins, Schultz, Crowton, and Erickson. It was a pretty extensive search looking for just the right fit, and could have included contact with Anae...and others not mentioned. In the end, Kyle offered the job to a man with a bazillion years of experience, 2 national championships, and a history of quick turnarounds at more than 1 PAC-12 school. Erickson probably wasn't behind a position coach from the New Mexico Bowl Champs on Kyle's wishlist.

Clearly, Roscoe's interpretation of the events in question make more sense, and Kyle's pants are ablaze with the hellfire of his vicious false witnesses.

Now, some folks have tried to talk me out of it, by saying both could be simply taking advantage of semantics. Roscoe said Utah made a "Strong Push" for Anae. Perhaps in his mind, the following exchange constitutes a "Strong Push."

Phone rings
Anae: Buenas Ding Dong Diddly Dias
Kyle: Hi Ricky
A: Robert
K: Whatever. Listen, we're looking for a new offensive coach if you know anyone good. Probably a decent paycheck involved.
A: How dare you!!!! Get thee hence, Satan. I'll not succumb to your wily temptations.
K: (Sigh) Just have them send me a resume.
A: Near-er my God to thee....Near-er to thee....

On the other side, perhaps Kyle did say "Please, Ricky, Please" many many times, but never used the actual word "Offer." It's all semantics, and in the end, it just begs one question:

Are we really this desperate for Sports Radio topics in this market?

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ColoUte icon NEW: Archived: I'm pretty sure I'm going to give up my Ute fanhood........
ColoUte - -- Tuesday 12 February 2013, at 09:07 am [ID# 1490531] [reply]
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SforkUte icon NEW: Colo, may I pour you a nice cold beer beverage of your choice? (nm)
SforkUte - -- Tuesday 12 February 2013, at 09:10 am [ID# 1490532] [reply]
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scratch icon NEW: I'm going with Bronco's story because the guy who repeatedly said BYU to the B12 was a done deal says Kyle begged Anae and offered to give him full control of the offense, including staffing. (nm)
scratch - -- Tuesday 12 February 2013, at 09:28 am [ID# 1490534] [reply]
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Green Storm Ute icon NEW: I know Robert Anae personally and he isn't that kind of guy.
Green Storm Ute - -- Tuesday 12 February 2013, at 10:40 am [ID# 1490554] [reply]
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SforkUte icon NEW: I don't know him but still think he is a tool. (nm)
SforkUte - -- Tuesday 12 February 2013, at 11:19 am [ID# 1490568] [reply]
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HoopUte icon NEW: I had lunch with him and heard him give an exceptionally stupid short talk a few years back, and I second your assessment. (nm)
HoopUte - -- Tuesday 12 February 2013, at 11:41 am [ID# 1490572] [reply]
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TheBaron icon NEW:Archived: For all of the lying they do - bordering on pathological, to be honest - sometimes I can't help but pause and ask "Wait... (long)
TheBaron - -- Tuesday 12 February 2013, at 11:29 am [ID# 1490571] [reply]
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uteinlogan icon NEW: By the time I read that it jump 4 stars. (nm)
uteinlogan - -- Tuesday 12 February 2013, at 12:09 pm [ID# 1490580] [reply]
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FederalUte icon NEW: "It's not a lie, if you believe it" - George Costanza
FederalUte - -- Tuesday 12 February 2013, at 12:15 pm [ID# 1490583] [reply]
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Chad Sexington icon NEW: And they always get caught yet never 'fess up. It takes a great deal of self-delusion to be a zoob. When that delusion is reinforced by similarly deluded individuals,
Chad Sexington - -- Tuesday 12 February 2013, at 12:58 pm [ID# 1490595] [reply]
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EUte icon NEW: To top it off, they have hundreds of thousands of clueless minions soaking it all up. They are the North Korea of collegiate athletics. (nm)
EUte - -- Tuesday 12 February 2013, at 02:48 pm [ID# 1490633] [reply]
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rbentz icon NEW: This post should be in the hall of fame of posts! Awesome! (nm)
rbentz - -- Tuesday 12 February 2013, at 05:34 pm [ID# 1490699] [reply]
UtahFanSir icon NEW: So you are saying they are douche-nozzles? (nm)
UtahFanSir - -- Tuesday 12 February 2013, at 06:05 pm [ID# 1490709] [reply]
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