Maybe Boston College should build a Berlin type wall around its coach!
Boston College athletic director Gene DeFillippo announced the firing of football head coach Jeff Jagodzinski for interviewing with the New York Jets for the head coaching position. But as is the case so often, there is a lot more to the story.
Jagodzinski is an NFL guy. He coached in the NFL as TE and O-line coach from 1999 through 2006. He has a reputation for developing players to get the best out of them. Under his guidance, Atlanta led the league in rushing.
It was his NFL credentials that first attracted DeFillippo and BC to Jagodzinski. They knew what they were getting but he did not. He had never been required to kiss up to pinhead College personnel, nor even more importantly, to program boosters. He was reportedly also not thrilled about the recruiting process.
Given all the above, Jagodzinski still had great success for BC. His first year brought BC the first 11 win season since 1940. He helped QB Matt Ryan become the 3 choice overall in the NFL draft and then 2008 … Read more at FryingPanSports