Pat Hill Fired at Fresno St...

MedleyCane

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Sad to see this happen.
Hill is a solid coach who had very little to work with regards to budget, resources,etc.
In fact, I think I read somewhere that he voluntarily asked for, and got, a pay cut last season because
of the budget/financial problems with the California universities.
At one point several years ago he probably could've landed a much bigger job, but stayed true to
FSU.
Now he's canned.
He's a poster-boy as to why coaches are never loyal to their current gig, always looking for
better opportunities.
 
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Pat Hill gave 110% to Fresno State and could have named his job 4-5 years ago. Who's going to take a HC job at a state school in a bankrupt state? He did take a voluntary pay cut.
 

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Pat Hill gave 110% to Fresno State and could have named his job 4-5 years ago. Who's going to take a HC job at a state school in a bankrupt state? He did take a voluntary pay cut.
Talk about coaching trees, lots of great coaches have cut their teeth under him.
Really sorry to hear about this.
A school like UCLA could do worse in hiring him.
 

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Pat Hill gave 110% to Fresno State and could have named his job 4-5 years ago. Who's going to take a HC job at a state school in a bankrupt state? He did take a voluntary pay cut.
Fresno should be embarrassed
He gave them credibility and national recognition from pure obscurity
He always had that team playing their asses off
 

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Hill is one of the good guys in cfb. He's the one that recommend Jim McElwain (Bama's OC) to Saban.
 

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Pat Hill also struggled to replace Frank Signetti at OC when he left Fresno State for Rutgers.
 
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