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Fox Sports podcast: Jurich is running a rogue athletic department

jurich’s The Audible podcast with Bruce Feldman and Stewart Mandel brought on ESPN’s Brett McMurphy to discuss the possibility of Tom Jurich bolting to Texas in the midst of these hooker allegations in Louisville. It’s a move I predicted as soon as I heard the report and it was a hot topic of discussion on The Audible today.

Jurich was reportedly in the mix when Steve Patterson took the Texas athletic director job 22 months ago. Patterson resigned last month, leaving the Longhorns with an AD opening once again.

The Audible says, “I think that would be a tough hire if you’re going to say: Okay, we botched it with Steve Patterson and now we’re going to take a guy who has got a rogue athletic department going.”

Listen to the clip here.

Jurich and Charlie Strong, together again?

Article written by Drew Franklin

I can recite every line from Forrest Gump, blindfolded. Follow me on Twitter: @DrewFranklinKSR

25 Comments for Fox Sports podcast: Jurich is running a rogue athletic department

  1. Stephen
    4:19 pm October 7, 2015 Permalink

    If Jurich goes to Texas then Bring the NBA to Louisville!!!

  2. BobKYCats
    4:24 pm October 7, 2015 Permalink

    If the allegations turn out to be true, I don’t think Texas touches Jurich at all.

  3. GatorCat
    4:30 pm October 7, 2015 Permalink

    Why would Jurich leave on his own? He needs to operate under a corrupt administration and he’s got Nirvana at U of L.

  4. Old white guy
    4:34 pm October 7, 2015 Permalink

    Jockitch would be a fool to leave UL of his own volition. And, Texas probably won’t want him…if they have even a shred of integrity.

  5. Brow
    4:35 pm October 7, 2015 Permalink

    This is good stuff and makes me laugh. I just wish out folks would have asked Cal today about Skal. I know he mentioned something a month or two ago. But since most college incoming freshmen have already been cleared and a skal hasn’t, why not ask Cal about it again?

    • Dangers
      4:49 pm October 7, 2015 Permalink

      Most incoming freshmen don’t have as many questions surrounding them as we’ve all known Skal has had. Just because there are still questions to be answered doesn’t mean that they won’t clear him.

    • Joe
      4:50 pm October 7, 2015 Permalink

      Nice try. What does this have to do with Tom Jurich? Nothing. Idiot.

    • James
      5:14 pm October 7, 2015 Permalink

      Brow? As in browbeat? See the ho and spank your meat?

      Even a little tiny thing you throw up as an “L”


    • Ha!
      5:27 pm October 7, 2015 Permalink

      1-7, bitch. Please stop talking shit. Good grief…. 🙂


  6. Catnip
    4:36 pm October 7, 2015 Permalink

    I was wondering when karma would catch up to ol” TJ. He has single-handedly built UL into an athletic power from humble C-USA beginnings. He has done all of this at the expense of academics, morals and hiring coaches who treat women with little or no respect but few can argue with his pure results on the fields of play. He is literally one of the most powerful, if not the most powerful, men in Louisville and you wonder how an AD at a commuter CUSA school would have so much power? Deals with the devil often end up with burnt fingers.

  7. wildcat502
    4:41 pm October 7, 2015 Permalink

    There is a reason Kentucky turned down Petrino, when he approached UK about its opening. I`m glad we hired Stoops instead.

  8. rockatao
    5:06 pm October 7, 2015 Permalink

    Jurich going to Texas might be the only way Strong gets another year there. The Longhorn faithful don’t look kindly on butt-whippings like last week.

    • Texas Pete
      6:19 pm October 7, 2015 Permalink

      Texas won’t come anywhere near Jurich with the stench that surrounds him at UL

  9. James
    5:10 pm October 7, 2015 Permalink

    Bring in a male prostitute to run the longhorns – epic! LOL

  10. BigBlueSkyDog
    5:21 pm October 7, 2015 Permalink

    Tommy should have gotten out while the gettin’ was good. Now he’s stuck at Louisville along with the P & P boys because no self respecting Power 5 program would want anything to do with them. They’d rather see all the sleaze stay confined to one place.

  11. Auntie Em Effer
    5:27 pm October 7, 2015 Permalink

    Mike Perrin is going to do a tremendous job at Texas. Jurich knows better than to mess with Texas’ mess.

  12. The university of texas
    7:00 pm October 7, 2015 Permalink

    Dont flatter yourself jurich

  13. Yeah, but....
    7:28 pm October 7, 2015 Permalink

    The author denied on the radio today that the girls were acting as prostitutes…thus refuting the primary charge of the scandal.

    And he admitted the texts in the book were just “re-creations” from her mind….since we all know drug addicts have no problem re-creating 700 texts over a 4 year period from memory…..since that “phone virus” ate all her texts….but that happens to everyone.

    And Lyle apparently refuted one of the strongest charges from the book…that he was given two prostitutes on his visit….

    • Bourbon Breath
      9:26 pm October 7, 2015 Permalink

      Gee, this proves it, it was all a lie. Nothing wrong ever happened. According to Louisville fans “this type of stuff goes on everywhere. Except in Louisville, the only school with a book about it happening here.”

    • CardFan502
      9:31 pm October 7, 2015 Permalink

      Wait, are you telling me that we ain’t gonna get into no trouble at all now?

    • Ha!
      9:54 pm October 7, 2015 Permalink

      At a place with two head coaches with proven sexual inappropriateness on their record? Absurd.

  14. Duane
    8:04 pm October 7, 2015 Permalink

    Hey Drew – look at your posts today. Are you obsessed with LOUISVILLE athletics? You certainly take liberties with facts and prefer to operate in innuendos. If you could improve your composition TMZ could be in your future.

    • ukjaybrat
      8:40 pm October 7, 2015 Permalink

      And if you weren’t a Louisville fan, your favorite team wouldn’t suck ass! 😛

  15. Tommycatsfan
    9:01 pm October 7, 2015 Permalink

    UL is trash. Jurige is trash. Match made in heaven. Period. Not even debatable. Garbage.