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What Do You Think About the Football Coach Shakeups?

What Do You Think About the Football Coach Shakeups?

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The last few weeks have been some of the craziest in the history of college football in Utah. Four new head coaches, and we wanted to get your opinion on what took place. So here is our exclusive KSL TV Dan Jones poll.

BYU was interested in several football coaches while looking for a replacement for Gary Crowton. Who would you have preferred that BYU hire?
All         BYU Fans
5%      5%          Andy Reid
13%     16%         Norm Chow
3%      3%          Lance Reynolds
19%     22%         Bronco Mendenhall
7%      9%          Kyle Whittingham
5%      3%          Other
49%     42%         Don’t know / Don’t care
As you may know, BYU selected 38-year-old Bronco Mendenhall. Some say Mendenhall is not experienced enough to be in the head coaching position. Others say he has proven himself as an assistant coach and is a good choice. With which opinion do you most agree?
All     BYU Fans
11%     10%         He is too inexperienced
55%     60%         He has proven himself / Good choice
3%      3%          Other
31%     27%         Don’t know / Don’t care 
As you may know, the University of Utah selected Kyle Whittingham as their head football coach. In your opinion, was Whittingham the best choice for University of Utah football head coach?
All     U of U Fans
36%     40%         Definitely was
35%     38%         Probably was
3%      4%          Probably was not
2%      1%          Definitely was not
24%     16%         Don’t know
The University of Utah football team was invited to play in the Fiesta Bowl. Coach Urban Meyer has accepted a coaching position in Florida. He has indicated that he would like to coach the Utes in the bowl game. In your opinion, should Urban Meyer coach the Utes in the Fiesta Bowl on January 1?
All     U of U Fans
65%     71%         Definitely should
14%     13%         Probably should
5%      5%          Probably should not
9%      7%          Definitely should not
7%      4%          Don’t know
Regarding Weber State University football, former Utah coach Ron McBride accepted the head football coaching position at Weber State. In your opinion, was McBride a good selection for Weber State football?
All     WSU Fans
45%     53%         Definitely was
28%     32%         Probably was
4%      3%          Probably was not
2%      1%          Definitely was not
21%     11%         Don’t know
Are you now more inclined to attend a Weber State football game in Ogden?
All     WSU Fans        
7%      15%         Definitely
13%     23%         Probably
37%     39%         Probably not
42%     21%         Definitely not
2%      1%          Don’t know
Now a question about Utah State football. In your opinion, was Brent Guy the best choice for the new head football coach at Utah State University?  
All     USU Fans        
11%     16%         Definitely was
26%     34%         Probably was
2%      3%          Probably was not
1%      1%          Definitely was not
59%     47%         Don’t know

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