What about Gary Pinkel?

Maestro's picture
September 22, 2011 at 11:49a

Akron native.

Kent State grad.

MAC Champion coach.

Has brought in some serious NFL talent to play at Missouri.

Downside is that he is almost 60, but I never see his name mentioned by the REPLACE FICKELL YESTERDAY folks.

Just think he is an option that would be very solid and capable, and he is a former Offensive Coordinator.

I know that he is not a "sexy" name like Meyer or Gruden, but I am not into "sexy" names.  If Fickell doesn't work out I think Ohio State would be very smart to hire someone with a long track record of success as a head coach.  Pinkel is definitely a proven successful head coach, and in the right situation perhaps a great head coach.


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