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Offline washingtonismoney

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Minor tidbit
« on: June 24, 2012, 07:16:38 am »
T.edford apparently claimed about a month ago that his linebackers coach, Kenwick Thompson, was offered the defensive coordinator position at Stanford this offseason:

I'm leaning towards "probably untrue" because:
a) it's self-serving: allows him to claim two out of three ain't bad and minimize the impact of Lupoi leaving.*
b) these sorts of offers rarely get leaked anyway.

* (Speaking of the Lupoi leaving thing, I've been impressed by 59ers' fans ability to claim they've always been at war with Eastasia: the dominant strain of thought appears to be that Lupoi was actually a bad coach despite the team's recent record of sending linemen to the NFL and that they've upgraded by landing a coach from the mighty Wazzou Cougars.)
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Offline garvin

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Re: Minor tidbit
« Reply #1 on: June 24, 2012, 08:48:17 am »
It would certainly be surprising for a linebacker coach to turn down a DC job at a school of comparable size and salary structure. Unless the 59ers are paying way more than their record suggests.