Rumor: University of Connecticut to hire Tony Sparano if fired by Dolphins

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  1. FinAtic8480

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    Rumors have emerged that UCONN would like to hire Tony Sparano as their Head Coach if he is released by Miami. According to rumors Coach Tony Sparano is #1 on UCONN's list of Head Coaches.
     
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    They are firing Edsall? Tony can recruit??
     
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    Edsall took the Maryland job.
     
  4. X-Pacolypse

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    Edsall took the Maryland job. Morono could probably recruit Jersey pretty well considering how much he loves to fistpump.
     
  5. Namor

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    That is sad UCONN...
     
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    Its also being reported that Sparano intends to recruit the best kicker in the nation.
     
  7. Nawledge

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    i guess UConn is looking for mediocrity
     
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    As a University of South Florida student, and football fan, I am THRILLED by that news.
     
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    that's awesome. I go to UConn and I got pretty pissed when Edsall left today, but I think it'd be really interesting to see Sparano there. As long as he doesn't bring Henning... I think he could recruit the area pretty well since he's a decently big name for someone coaching at UConn, and he's a native of the area.
     
  10. Daytona Fin

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    and uconn falls to the bottom , where it belongs
     
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    LOL, have fun UCONN. Maybe Henning will come join him.
     
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    Is this serious??

    Look what Wanny did at Pitt. Same coaching style basically. When will the old boy network end? Just because a man coaches in the pro's doesn't mean he is any good.

    Spore-ano sucks. He's boring, he's not intelligent, he can't evaluate coaching talent, his o-line sucks, his ST sucks, he likes slow running backs. I hope he goes to UCONN so Rutgers can smash them every year.
     
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    Whether Sparano is fired or not UCONN is expected to come calling.
     
  14. Hayden Fox

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    I heard Mangini too.
     
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    a good opportunity for sparano.

    return to his roots, rekindle the inspiration that made him choose this career, restart.
     
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    Sparano would be a great college coach. He is enthusiastic, and is a good cheerleader. On the pro level, a team needs a more strategic coach. Hopefully he will go to UConn, and the Dolphins can wind up with Gruden, or someone else that actually has pro experience. Just not Cowher. Cowher is overrated.
     
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    False report. UCONN is meeting with former Miami OC Whipple and Iowa O-Coordinator O'Keefe.

    UCONN doesn't have the money to pay an NFL head coach
     
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    Sporano just seems way ovedr his hear as a HC. He would be better back as assistant.
     
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    sparano is not an nfl coach, they should be able to afford him
     
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    Nice! That gets Ross off the hook for some of Tony's contract.
     
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    UCONN lost over $20 mill going to the Fiesta Bowl. Didn't sell any tickets and had huge travel costs.

    They are not a football school by any means. Small stadium, have trouble selling tickets, horrible practice facilties, and are now operating in the RED, They have no money to pay Sparano or come close. They are looking for a guy who will work for less than $1 mill a year. A young guy who just wants his 1st head coaching job and not looking for a pay-day.
     
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    The OTHER reason why this is a false report. Tony can sit home do nothing and make between $3-4 mill. Or he can take a pay cut to coach at UCONN. Please. Which one do you think Tony would do?!?
     
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    That would be a good job for Tony Sparano. Their competition would probably be Kansas City, who might want to hire Tony to be their Offensive Coordinator in the wake of Weis' departure. Haley and Sparano are tight with one another.
     
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    after the smoke cleared over the initial excitement and buzz, exactly how did that end up working out at Pitt for Wanny?
     
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    good.. Im an SU fan so I can learn to hate Sparano even more!
     
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    wow good luck then
     
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    I'd take the UCONN job because I don't like sitting on my ***. I also know that taking a year off looks terrible on your resume and hurts your chances of future employment at that level.
     
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    Hasn't ever hurt Parcells. And it doesn't look like it is hurting Gruden or Cowher !
     
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    All three of those guys have won Super Bowls and are great at promoting themselves. They have all held big TV gigs since then.

    Tony Sparano hasn't won **** and is, you know, terrible, I guess, at marketing himself. He won't be on TV, I can assure you.
     
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    you're right on as usual Fin; and for Tony that's a good fit. it's home for him, in a game he's better suited for.
     
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    Maybe Tony can go work at ESPN in Bristol CT as a NFL failure analyst.
     
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    I'll get flamed for this, but I like Mangini. Piled up ALOT of talent in NY, and has the Browns on the right track too.
     
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    Well, you know, Tony, I guess, might, you know, be a decent NFL analyst, I guess.
     
  34. utahphinsfan

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    2 Thoughts...

    1) It's a shame Rutgers doesn't need a HC
    2) Fist pumps are pathetic on TNA impact let alone a football sideline
     
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    Hmmm...

    Interesting.
     
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    Psh take him
     
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    Randy Edsall >>>>>>> Tony Sparano

    This is a step in the wrong direction for them, but I'm assuming their options are extremely limited to be considering Tony Sparano.

    Personally, I'd enjoy watching Sparano get smacked around by TCU on a yearly basis in the Big East.
     
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    Everyone rushes to get KC's kicker on their fantasy teams.
     
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    UCONN Fistpumpers .... I like it!!
     
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    You wouldn't believe how many people I've seen say stuff because you said it.
     

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