Pat Dye: Chizik isn’t my fault!

Former Auburn coach Pat Dye might not know where his pants are, but he knows where to place blame. It was Jay Jacobs who hired new Auburn coach Gene Chizik, according to Dye’s conversation with Paul Finebaum Tuesday. Pat Dye wasn’t involved. He didn’t even talk with athletic director Jacobs for about eight days! And in case you missed it, Gene Chizik isn’t his fault because Jay Jacobs hired him.

Jay Jacobs’ head is on the line in regards to Chizik. It is a Machiavellian move from coach Dye.

OK. Maybe not.

It is more like a Moe (of the Three Stooges) move than Machiavelli. Nobody in their right mind believes Dye wasn’t somewhat involved in the process. I’m not saying Dye was untruthful.

But Dye was untruthful.

Do you believe Dye wasn’t involved in the Chizik debacle? [poll id=”33″]


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  1. 1
    Auburn is a joke formerly the fan known as Ballplay Indian

    Itend to want to believe that Dye was involved. But if Dye said he wasnt , then he probably wasnt. JMO

  2. 3

    I agree with Ballplay. Dye doesn’t have a reason to lie… yet. If Chiz becomes very successful (ha), we’ll see if he changes his tune.

    The poll is kinda whack, though. The question should be: “Do you believe Dye had any influence on the Chizik hire?”

  3. 4

    It doesn’t matter. You could have had the coach that made Buffalo a contender. Whether it was Dye or Jacobs, who cares. AU blew it.

  4. 5

    Just wanted to add that with the coming demise of Colonial Bank – the super glue of easy money that has fueled the Trustees schemes are coming to an end. The ‘Post Lowder” era is coming and it will change Auburn forever. The power is going to shift toward an more urban flavor and the many good ole boys that have eaten the low hanging fruit from Bobby’s Tree like Pat Dye …..
    Who called the shot ? It was the damn money. Pick your fruit quickly before you head to jail….

  5. 7

    Pat Dye has been involved in the Barns disfunctional fiasco from day one. The Demise of Colonial and Lowders money and the rocket rise of the Tide; oh, well you get the picture; The Barn will probably have to rent out the stadium ie, the Jungle to highschool games when they won’t be able to fill them and Bryant- Denny just overflow with wins and 4 and 5 star recruits. Let the good times roll.

  6. 8
    E.G. White

    JWC, who gives a shit what you think, except maybe the handful of Barner crossdressers we have infesting this site. Go home and fornicate with your daddy, Pimp Dye! RTR!

  7. 9

    I will be posting the 3rd (and thankfully, FINAL) segment of my in depth interview with Pat Dye soon.
    Many of the issues here will be covered in it.
    Off the record?
    Pat Dye is a dullard of a man who has told so many lies, even HE doesnt know what the real truth is anymore. Pat Dye is a bullshiter’s bullshiter and would cheat his mother if it brought him more notoriety.
    On short, Pat Dye is a cancer and a drain on society, and a fine argument for legalizing euthanasia.

  8. 10
    chatta tiger

    Of course the coach will have nothing to do with the Chizik hire,…unless the Tigers have a great season…then it will be “Of course, I suggested Chizik, I’m behind him 100%, blah, blah, blah…
    Just go huntin’ Pat, your time has passed..It is time to move on with Auburn football.. Let’s be positive and WIN!!!

  9. 11

    intheknow72 Says:
    August 11th, 2009 at 3:57 pm
    It doesn’t matter. You could have had the coach that made Buffalo a contender. Whether it was Dye or Jacobs, who cares. AU blew it.

    Turner Gill in his first 2 seasons was an IMPRESSIVE hold on 7 and 17
    WOW thats SOOO much better than 5 and 19

    and then his 3rd year (2008)he went… ok ya ready 7 and 5. Thats means in 3 years he went 14 and 24… Yea you could say we blew it, but then FUK that stupid shit. he SUX! he FELL into a HAIL MARY MAC CHAMPIONSHIP last year!!!

    14 and 24 hmmmm oh yea how about uats chance for SLY??????
    Bet you dont answer!!!

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    Auburn is a joke formerly the fan known as Ballplay Indian

    I was thinking the same thing…..Buffalo was a contender ??? For what ? The Mac championship game ? Thats a joke ITK. Auburn didnt hire Gill because of color. They didnt hire him because he isnt all that good. I quess you forgot that Mahlzans offense reemed him out last year. The same Mahlzan that yall say sucks…..So what gives ?

    Gill was a acontender ……sheeesh.

  11. 14
    E.G. White

    I kind of agree with you guys. I wouldn’t have hired Gill either. Although he’s done better with less recruitwise than Cheeze Bit. (MAC vs Big 10). Since you’re obviously 100% commited to the spread, you should have loosed the purse strings and pulled out all stops to get Mike Leach. That was dumb, dumb, dumb! And comparing Croom to Saban in the same vein as Gill to Cheeze Bit is just plain stupid and a bit desperate. RTR!

  12. 15

    WTF???? E.G. Do you just look for stupid SHit???? I NEVER COMPARED SABAN TO SLY you filthy lil street urchin!!! I was talking about uats chance to BREAK THE COLOR BARRIER. Dude seriuosly…GET LAID!

  13. 17
    E.G. White

    Well I wouldn’t have hired him over Price. After all the object of the game is to win and Price turned Wazzu into a winner. Who could have figured he was a whore hopper? But I believe I might have given him a chance before Shula. Hard to say. One thing is that the Shula family gave us a recruiting foothold in talent rich Florida. Almost got us Tebow.

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