Talent identification / development fee?
- Published: Monday, 27 February 2012 10:39
- by Administrator
We don't think there is a coach out there that doesn't believe Gary Andersen is doing a great job at Utah State. This past season, in his third season at the helm, the Aggies won 7 games for the first time since 1993. He took them to a bowl game for the first time in 14 seasons. Yes, football in Logan, UT is pretty good these days and getting better.
One coach that we're certain has noticed is Kyle Whittingham at Utah who Andersen worked with and for at Utah for several years.
In fact, we've noticed that 6 of Whittingham's 9 full-time assistants have direct connections to Andersen.
Kalani Fifita Sitake, Dan Finn and Aaron Roderick were all with Andersen at Southern Utah prior to joining the staff at Utah. Chad Kauha'aha'a, Ilaisa Tuiaki both worked for Andersen at Utah State and we're pretty sure that Jay Hill was recruited to Utah by Andersen while he was on staff there.
Anyone else feel like Andersen should be getting some sort of royalty out of this deal?