Sunday, January 07, 2001

Odds and ends

Our take on the Ohio State coaching search

        There's been constant speculation about who will replace John Cooper as the Ohio State football coach. Here's our list of odds (don't bet on any of them):

Coach Odds Why he'll get it Why he won't get it
Glen Mason 4-1 Woody Hayes pedigree Old enough to have Woody Hayes pedigree
Walt Harris 5-1 Paid dues on OSU staff 31-50 as head coach
Bob Stoops 8-1 He's a great coach He doesn't want it
Chris Spielman 8-1 Fans love him Might do a Woody and tackle opposing player
Lou Holtz 9-1 Ohio guy, great record Too old, too goofy
Randy Walker 10-1 Ohio guy, winning at Northwestern Zero MAC titles at Miami
Rick Minter 20-1 Turned UC around Didn't turn UC around far enough
Bob Huggins 25-1 Ohio guy, winner Didn't get the OSU basketball job
Earle Bruce 50-1 Has got the time Was Cooper before Cooper
Bo Schembechler 50-1 Knows Michigan Knows Michigan too well
Bob Knight 75-1 OSU guy, wins big games Andy Geiger wouldn't like working for him
Bruce Coslet 100-1 NFL experience Most of NFL experience with Bengals
Woody Harrelson 200-1 Ohio guy, right name There's that hemp thing
Gerry Faust 200-1 Great motivator There's that Notre Dame thing
Mike Brown 300-1 Plays OSU fight song on his car stereo Bengals couldn't beat Michigan

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