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Thursday, February 24, 2011

D-line coach Clint Hurtt staying at Louisville

After interviewing with Auburn for its vacant defensive line coach job, Clint Hurtt is staying at Louisville.

Cardinals coach Charlie Strong tweeted today that Hurtt would be staying with the school.

"Big news!! The big hurtt is staying with the cardinals," he tweeted.

Hurtt, who was ESPN's 2011 national recruiter of the year and had ties to South Florida, reportedly interviewed in Auburn on Wednesday for the job, which came open after Tracy Rocker left to join the Tennessee Titans last week.

Auburn is also interested in talking to former Minnesota defensive line coach Tim Cross, according to AuburnUndercover.com. Cross and current Tigers defensive coordinator Ted Roof worked together for a year in 2008 with the Golden Gophers.

Cross, who was not in football last year, previously worked at Minnesota (2007-08, d-line), Syracuse (2005-06, d-line) and Texas (strength coach, 2001-04).

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14 comments:

postermom said...

Does Hurtt look like Warren Sapp to you? I can't believe someone turned us down--unheard of! Cross doesn't sound very exciting, but I'll trust Chizik.

wallace said...

He wasn't the right fit for Auburn.

So, he stays at losserville.

wallace said...

Knowing Bitter he has the story backwards. Remember the story Bitter posted telling us that Malzhan had accepted the Vandy job? Bitter is just a cut and paste off Fox Sports Thayer Evans, whetever Thayer writes, Biter thinks is the gospel, even falsehoods.

Andy Bitter said...

Yes, I created a fake Twitter account for Charlie Strong and tweeted that Clint Hurtt is staying at Louisville. That makes complete sense.

postermom said...

Andy, if you're going to cut and paste someone, you should pick someone better than Evans. Like at least Lee Corso.

easyedwin said...

AB,
Will you be in HI with the basketball team in DEC?

gabe said...

I don't understand the animosity towards Andy. He is one(if not the) best beat reporters for Auburn. I get news from him all year round. Only thing I could begrudge him for is feeding my unhealthy addiction to following a sports team instead of working harder or getting a more productive hobby.

Anonymous said...

haters gonna hate. keep up the great work Mr Bitter

Anonymous said...

i can do Bitters Job All I need to know how to do is right click with my mouse a couple times. what a waste of salary. Horrible

Andy Bitter said...

Right-clicking is a trade secret!

You certainly have a grasp on punctuation and capitalization. I'll give you that.

Anonymous said...

and you certainly have a grasp on medicore reporting now dont you Bitter. Its a comment on a blog not a term paper. which based on some of your articles you have never written. Stop being a tool.

Andy Bitter said...

Helpful hint: it is = it's, not its.

If you don't like how I do things, move along to another blog. You won't be missed.

Anonymous said...

If you don't like Andy, you can geeet outt!

Justin said...

Anonymous needs to take a lesson from Herm Edwards.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vy9NyUKcGQw