“Whatever we would have gotten on the Big South Network, to whatever we’re going to get going to the Sun Belt, to ESPN, I’ve got to believe we’re going to get 10 times the amount of exposure that we would have,” Moglia said.
“What we did on election day, what we did in certainly the College World Series … It’s only a good thing to get national exposure as opposed to regional exposure.
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Coastal Carolina’s first-ever Thursday night home game will be available to a national television audience. game against Liberty at Brooks Stadium will be broadcast live on ESPNews. I think everyone gets excited for something like that,” Chants head coach Joe Moglia said.
“In the evening, standing room only, national TV – it’s more exciting, it’s more drama, it’s more fun.” Moglia said CCU contracted to play at Liberty in last year’s regular-season finale on a Thursday night for an ESPNews broadcast with a non-binding agreement that CCU would host Liberty this year for a game on the ESPN family of networks.
“I have a lot of respect for ESPN having lived up to that bargain,” Moglia said.
“[Hurts] has to be a field general out there, no matter if he’s running or throwing,” said Saban.
There are a few restrictions on eligibility: We're including major college football coaches only (which excludes greats like Eddie Robinson and John Gagliardi), and for those who have experience at multiple levels of college football, we're almost exclusively considering accomplishments at the FBS or major college level (for this reason, coaches like Chris Ault and Brian Kelly miss the cut, although Kelly could join the list soon if his success at Notre Dame continues).
Also, to be considered, candidates must have at least eight years of head coaching experience (which excludes Jimbo Fisher and Chip Kelly … College football will celebrate its 150 anniversary three years from now, meaning that there is a long, long list of possible candidates.
This quote comes courtesy of Ben Cohen on Twitter, who screengrabbed a section of the book.
Quoth Saban: “…guys out there chasing pussy, having all of these kids.