Georgia Football: Bobo Gone?


Over the last 12 hours, news of Mike Bobo being targeted by Colorado State has gone from speculation to rumor to confirmed by Athletic Director Greg McGarity. This morning, Seth Emerson (among others) reported confirmation, and the reaction from the Bulldog fans I know has been disheartening to say the least.

So many people have come out of the woodworks to say they are hoping he takes the job, that they want Bobo gone. I am also full of hope, but of a much different variety. I hope that he’s using this offer to step his pay up in Athens, and that the architect of the number 1 scoring offense in the SEC gets more properly compensated.

40th in nation pay? COME ON MAN. If he goes, I obviously wish him well, but I hope this is a move to get his pay more in line with newest coordinator Jeremy Pruitt. Bobo is a commodity that is hunted every year, but this is the first time I can recall such envoys getting to the interview stage. Now, I’ll wait for someone to correct me in the comments on that, or just tell me why I’m wrong about Bobo because #FireBobo. Whatever happens, no one should debate that Mike Bobo as both a player and a coach has been a damn good dawg.

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Posted on December 17, 2014, in Blog, General Sports, Georgia Bulldogs, Podcast, SEC, The UGA Vault. Bookmark the permalink. 4 Comments.

  1. I sure hope he stays, myself, for all the reasons you’ve stated. I really don’t believe we can do better.

  2. Would be the biggest loss of the off-season to lose Bobo. Helluva offensive coordinator, helluva recruiter and a Damn Good Dawg.

  3. Agree with you. All these trolls on the internet who complain about Richt and Bobo will complain no matter who is in the job. I pray he stays and that they compensate him appropriately.

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