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    Quote Originally Posted by cajunhawk View Post
    Hud pointing fingers. Melvin Smith prolly told him we needed to change the defense. Fired.
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    How many times has an FBS coordinator been fired after week one??? Something seriously wrong with this well beyond the issues on the field Saturday.


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    Our crew saw coach smith stumbling through the same exact track that the Cajun walk did about a 1/2 hour after the team walked thru. We all thought it was extremely odd. It was looking like he was either sick, lost something, drunk, dunno???? He was by himself and was just looking WAYYYY out of place. Wonder if the decision was made prior and he knew he was done...? Maybe confrontations and it finally came to a head.

    This is very ironic


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    Quote Originally Posted by Geaux View Post
    Greg is at Central Arkansas. They went 7-4 in 2015.

    James Willis is in his second stint as a LB coach with the Saints( see Stephon Anthony)

    ...the guy from Texas Tech that was here for 4 games


    Now Melvin Smith.

    GTFOH....HUD has an ego and Melvin probably told him where to shove it.
    Let's see...
    Central Arkansas...FCS program...meh...

    Saint's defense....been one of the NFL's worst lately

    Texas Tech...shredded by Alice Shoe in bowl last year

    That tells me there it's not a just at UL problem.

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    Quote Originally Posted by scotto_25 View Post
    Our crew saw coach smith stumbling through the same exact track that the Cajun walk did about a 1/2 hour after the team walked thru. We all thought it was extremely odd. It was looking like he was either sick, lost something, drunk, dunno???? He was by himself and was just looking WAYYYY out of place. Wonder if the decision was made prior and he knew he was done...? Maybe confrontations and it finally came to a head.

    This is very ironic
    If you had to run Hud's defense, you would drink too

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    Quote Originally Posted by ZoomZoom View Post
    Let's see...
    Central Arkansas...FCS program...meh...

    Saint's defense....been one of the NFL's worst lately

    Texas Tech...shredded by Alice Shoe in bowl last year

    That tells me there it's not a just at UL problem.
    The Texas Tech guy was not at Tech last year....he was fired in 2014. He was the guy that came in late in 2014 and changed the defense to a 4-2-5.

    Stewart's FCS roster held Oklahoma St to 31 points and lost to Sam Houston and McNeese. They would have all beaten UL in 2015

    Willis coached one of the best rookie linebacker in the NFL last year.

    ......

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    Looks like I picked the wrong season to stop sniffing glue


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    Quote Originally Posted by ZoomZoom View Post
    Let's see...
    Central Arkansas...FCS program...meh...

    Saint's defense....been one of the NFL's worst lately

    Texas Tech...shredded by Alice Shoe in bowl last year

    That tells me there it's not a just at UL problem.
    Good point.

    A change needed to be made though. What we saw yesterday was a continuation of last year. What made it worse was that this defense is supposed to be deeper and have more talent. Boise would have found the end zone at least 3 more times if they didn't just try to run out the clock in the second half.

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    Announced on KATC that Linebackers Coach Lucas promoted to DC


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    Quote Originally Posted by RaginScotsman View Post
    Good point.

    A change needed to be made though. What we saw yesterday was a continuation of last year. What made it worse was that this defense is supposed to be deeper and have more talent. Boise would have found the end zone at least 3 more times if they didn't just try to run out the clock in the second half.
    What concerns me is the possibility of inability to either select or hire a DC that knows what to do and evaluate talent.

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    Quote Originally Posted by ZoomZoom View Post
    What concerns me is the possibility of inability to either select or hire a DC that knows what to do and evaluate talent.
    It's movement towards something different, hopefully. Defense wasn't the only issue yesterday. I'm not saying others coaches need to be shaken up, but hopefully yesterday was not indicative of our play calling the rest of the season.

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    Quote Originally Posted by barisaxman View Post
    Announced on KATC that Linebackers Coach Lucas promoted to DC
    I'm not sure about for the majority of your season, but this can't be anything but good for your defense this week, as Lucas knows us as well as anybody.

    Your previous DC might not have given us his full attention, but I'm confident Lucas will. He's got some old scores to settle and as I recall, he didn't like us much...

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    Our defense has nowhere to go but up, but firing the DC after one game speaks volumes about the state of our program. While we're becoming a laughing stock in the world of college football, other schools in our region and in our conference are establishing themselves as top G5 programs. Hudspeth is in panic mode and he should be, because the product that he's put on the field for the past two years has been crap.


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    What legitimate DC candidate is going to want to work for Hud when they see the axe list he has had at that position since he got here?


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    Yall are too hard on Hud. Sound like some damn LSU Tiger fans. Hud is and will remain one of the best things to ever happen to this football program.
    Melvin Smith SUCKED at defensive coordinator (see his last year at Auburn).
    Hud does the right thing and makes a change immediately and yall jump all over him. You have to be kidding me guys.
    Hud is righting the ship. Shiite is about to change around here for the better.
    Cheer up guys


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    Maybe CajunT can get an interview with Smith?


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