Originally Posted by evenfall
It's a smart hire in some ways. Zenger saw the crowd at the Missouri game this year and he saw the whole crowd leave at halftime when they were down 10 points to Oklahoma... he knows interest in the program is bottoming out.
He needed a big name to rekindle some interest and he got that. It's a smart hire from that perspective.
You'd worry more about year 2, with Weis having to prove something to the fans with high school talent.
I'm kind of middle of the road about the hire. I'm not overly excited about it right now, but we definitely could have done worse. Might be a good one, might not be.