What happened to Miami Football National Search for new DC?

MIAMI GARDENS, FL - NOVEMBER 24: (Photo by Michael Reaves/Getty Images)
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The fact that they said that they have “launched a national search for a new defensive coordinator and we have already received great interest from around the country is difficult to quantify after promoting Banda and Patke. It’s not to say that they are or will be bad choices.

This is more about stating one thing and completely reversing course 24 hours later. A more thorough plan should have been in place. If this was truly about keeping the same scheme in place that should have been stated from the beginning.

Some of the potential choices floated about by a few media outlets included assistant coaches from Alabama, the Oakland Raiders, a former Auburn, Mississippi, Cincinnati and Texas Tech Head Coach Tommy Tuberville and numerous former Hurricanes players.

The polarization of Banda and Patke’s promotions were prevalent throughout social media. Everyone Miami Hurricanes fans, blogger and Media member had an opinion on Banda and Patke’s promotions.

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The analysis ranged from Banda and Patke not having enough experience to be coordinators to Richt using the open coaching position to hire an offensive coordinator and whether or not keeping Banda and Patke had to do with the impact it would have on recruiting.