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Nix promotion not popular, but definitely sensible

  • Posted on January 1, 2010 at 12:45 pm

By now, you’ve probably heard that the Buffalo Bills have a new General Manager in long-time scout and front office executive Buddy Nix. The news is still fresh and initial opinions are still rolling in; as such, I’m in need of a mind dump. Here’s everything I think about the Nix hiring while it’s still hot off the presses.

This was a step in the right direction. I’ve maintained for quite some time - and most Bills fans thoroughly agreed with the sentiment - that Buffalo needed to get a GM in place. That deed is now done. Buffalo’s got a football guy calling the shots, which no matter which way you slice it is a step in the right direction.

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Examining Reggie Witherspoon

  • Posted on January 1, 2010 at 10:25 am

As impassioned as UB fans have been about the close losses and play calling in football this past season, nothing, and I mean nothing, is more likely to make two UB faithful come closer to exchanging blows than the state of UB Basketball. In a way last season’s football title, combined with mixed basketball results, have brought the issue to a head.

Anyone who has not long followed UB Basketball might not know the circumstances behind the arrival of coach Reggie Witherspoon. In December of 1999 UB Coach Tom Cohane resigned when substantial allegations arose around his recruiting practices. In march of 2001 those violations would result in probation and penalties. So days before one of the biggest home games in UB history, the university hired the then ECC head coach as their interim coach. He took over a team that was just 5-24 the year before he arrived.

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