It was Dec. 4, 2002, and the
On Dec. 5, 2002, Franchione accepted the head coaching job at Texas A&M.
Apparently, they lie on the way in
and out of
On Jan. 3, 2007, he became the
Saban is only the latest liar. He also chose a very large stage, pushed it, ripped the media for asking the question and generally made a huge jerk out of himself. In reality, though, he is no worse than countless other coaches before him all over the country.
LSU coach Bill Arnsparger said he
was going to
LSU offensive coordinator Jimbo
Fisher said just last month at the Sugar Bowl that he had talked to no one at
And if you're agent is Jimmy Sexton, lying is the norm.
When Tommy Tuberville - another
Sexton client - was Ole Miss' coach in 1998 he said if he left Ole Miss it would
be in a "pine box." He got out of
Dennis Erickson has lied just about
everywhere he's been. Most recently, he said if he left
Incidentally, Saban's first denials
of an interest in
Then right after signing day he became the coach of the Cleveland Browns.
Saban didn't start lying with the
Miami Dolphins, believe me. While LSU's coach after the 2002 season, I asked him
if he interviewed with the Jacksonville Jaguars. He said no. The very next day,
news broke out of
It is great that LSU coach Les
Miles is suddenly more popular because coach Satan is now at
Miles lied just the other day at a press conference about his lack of knowledge concerning LSU quarterback Ryan Perrilloux being interviewed by federal authorities in a counterfeiting probe in La Place.
"I know nothing about what you're talking about," Miles said in his best Sergeant Schultz impersonation to a question about Perrilloux.
In fact, Miles had spoken to Perrilloux's high school coach just days before about Perrilloux's situation.
So, what's a young impressionable
football player to do if all coaches are liars? Why, he can lie right back. This
I guess the devil made him do it.
Glenn Guilbeau covers LSU and the
Southeastern Conference for Gannett News Service. Read him at
www.LSUbeat.com or in the
Shreveport Times, Monroe News-Star, Alexandria Daily Town Talk, Lafayette