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College Football’s Limbo: The Towers of Silence

Article By on 20th June, 2009

... have survived losing seasons, losing streaks, and losing big games.

The one thing a coach cannot survive is when the fan base and the administration turn against him. There does not need to be a specific reason; it just happens and the coach is gone.

When Lou Holtz (see picture above) was coaching at Arkansas, he survived a confrontation with the future President of the United States and resurfaced at Minnesota. Later, at Notre Dame, he finally won his elusive National Championship.

On the other hand, Terry Bowden won his first 20 games at Auburn but could not survive a scandal that continues to hang around his neck.

Don't look for any sympathy from Larry Coker, who won his first 24 games...

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