Originally Posted by Chocolate Lab
Same here. And I thought he'd recruited some good defensive talent, hadn't he? Even though it was too young to contribute a lot yet, I thought he was on the right track.
I bet IR is right that the coach-slapping factored in somehow.
I think the new found parity of the Big 12 makes people expecting dominance eat their shorts, and Tech boosters and higher ups weren't pleased with just being competitive, completely overlooking the reality of the present landscape of the conference where any team is presently capable of beating another (minus Kansas though they too played Texas and TCU close).