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Rhee Rhee
01-06-2008, 06:33 PM
as much as I love the University of Hawaii... the one person i never liked was june jones... it was only a matter of time before he left... its a perfect oppurtunity for him to leave as he gets almost 2 million and colt, davonne and basically half the starters on our sugar bowl team are grads... i dont like this one bit and hopefully hawaii fans come to realize that he is just another selfish coach searching for money...

revefsreleets
01-06-2008, 06:51 PM
He's a fool. He had a sweet deal in Hawaii. SMU had one little run way back in the day, and they cheated to do it.

Besides, the higher he climbs, the more familiar the coaches he faces will be with his old and outdated run-n-shoot scheme.

CrimsonTideSteelersFan
01-06-2008, 07:42 PM
I don't blame Jones for leaving UH. The school's administration made absolutely no commitment to improve the facilities and no commitment to put more of an emphasis on the recruiting budget. Despite all of that, it is truly remarkable that Jones was able to have the success in Honolulu that he did over the last several years.

I traveled to Oahu in 2002 for the Alabama/UH game and had a wonderful experience, but it was quite obvious that Aloha Stadium is a very dated structure. However, Hawaii is faced with the dilemma of not having very much available space for a new stadium anytime soon. But, if the UH administration would have made a commitment to improving the horrible practice facilities, dressing rooms, etc. on campus, this would have gone a long way in helping the program to be successful in the long run.

Bottomline, June didn't leave for a larger salary - he left because of the lack of support and commitment to the football program. Herman Frazier, the A.D. should be ashamed of himself. He was a failure as A.D. at UAB and has proven that he is incompetent at UH.

I really hate this for the UH fans because they passionately love their Warriors and deserve to see this program succeed.

touchdownward
01-06-2008, 09:23 PM
Tide is right, Jones didn't leave for more salary (although more than doubling his won't hurt), he left because their organization has no real committment to winning. Which, like stated above, is a shame for Hawaii fans.
I heard on the broadcast Tuesday night that the Warriors recruiting budget was a mere $50,000 and June Jones hadn't been able to recruit the mainland in 3 years!
He did more with less than any other coach they've had.
Mark my words, Hawaii fans with miss this guy.

pittsburghp8baller
01-07-2008, 02:13 PM
i agree with tide on this. maybe this will be the wake up that hawaii needs to get things going. hawaii could of been on the verge of doing something great and jones leaves not for a bigger contract (even though it is bigger). hawaii facilitys are awful probably one of the worst among Division 1 schools. they have the lowest recruiting budget in all of div 1. i would of like to see june stay now that we got that big check coming in and we can actually do some recruiting on the mainland.

best of luck to june jones at smu. ive watched them play the last couple of years they got some decent talent, and they already run a slight version of the run-n-shoot so it wont be totatly new to them. they got a good young quarterback in justin willis. watch out for SMU conference USA

ShutDown24
01-07-2008, 02:15 PM
as much as I love the University of Hawaii... the one person i never liked was june jones... it was only a matter of time before he left... its a perfect oppurtunity for him to leave as he gets almost 2 million and colt, davonne and basically half the starters on our sugar bowl team are grads... i dont like this one bit and hopefully hawaii fans come to realize that he is just another selfish coach searching for money...


He wasn't under contract... How the hell is he classless?

RoethlisBURGHer
01-08-2008, 02:56 PM
He didn't leave for money, he left for a program that actually wants to be successful in the long run.

He gets all the following advantages:

-Better athletic boosters.
-Gets better facilities for the players.
-Gets a larger recruiting budget.
-No more long flights for away games.
-Will be able to recruit on the mainland.
-Has the chance to take SMU from nearly done due to receiving the Death Penalty from the NCAA to a legit program.

Haiku_Dirtt
01-08-2008, 03:26 PM
[QUOTE=CrimsonTideSteelersFan;353305] Hawaii is faced with the dilemma of not having very much available space for a new stadium anytime soon. But, if the UH administration would have made a commitment to improving the horrible practice facilities, dressing rooms, etc. on campus, this would have gone a long way in helping the program to be successful in the long run.
QUOTE]

There is a reason the Rainbow Warriors are not ready for the Pac-10 as many here were clamouring on about.

Aloha Stadium has the character of a hollow block and the thrill of watching a mason build a hollow block wall. And I see zero justification for UH to capitalize a world-class college football program. Hawaii should be spending the money on educating the under-educated masses here rather than stoking a game for a few.

It's hard to fault June Jones for getting sick-and-tired of working undercaptialized and operating on a shoe string. Even with success it get's old and tired.

steelergirl07
01-08-2008, 11:50 PM
I'm sad to see him go, but he doesn't have much more to accomplish at hawaii. He turned our program around, led us to an undefeated season, and brought us to a bowl game. And not to mention all the players that got or will be drafted. He did great and I wish him all the best.
I also think this might be a big f-u to all the hawaii people who hated him when he first got here. Which I think is awesome.

Steeler in Carolina
01-09-2008, 07:55 PM
Although I would never leave Hawaii if I had a cushy job on the big Island, I can understand why he left. SMU has a much better chance to compete year in and year out than Hawaii does. If SMU is serious about their football program, Jones will have many more tools to get his job done. SMU is in the Dallas area. Tons of quality players are within driving distance.

Rhee Rhee
01-11-2008, 02:06 AM
He wasn't under contract... How the hell is he classless?

y would u leave hawaii a team that basically gave u a second chance and a team u built up from scratch and just leave...

its basically like marrying ur highschool sweetheart and u were with her for about 12 years and just leaving her cause u saw some other woman who liked u and had plenty of money..

Elvis
04-23-2008, 03:51 PM
:hatsoff: Money talks and bullsh*t walks!!! :hatsoff:


Did I say that right?

Dino 6 Rings
04-24-2008, 03:52 PM
y would u leave hawaii a team that basically gave u a second chance and a team u built up from scratch and just leave...

its basically like marrying ur highschool sweetheart and u were with her for about 12 years and just leaving her cause u saw some other woman who liked u and had plenty of money..

actually, its more like marrying your highschool sweetheart, both going in decide that you want to have kids, and raise a family. Then 12 years later, she's too worried about her career, or maybe its her body, or maybe she's just tired of you, and she decides that she doesn't want kids and that its your tough luck. So you can A. Stick it out with the Gal who told you she had the same goals as you and bite the bullet, or B. Leave the Gal for one that has the same goals as you in the long term.

Jones chose option B. He left the highschool sweet heart who changed her mind about the way she wanted the marriage to go, and went for the girl that now thinks along the same lines as he does. Which is, He's a football coach, and he wants to be successful at doing the job he loves, coaching football. So he's going somewhere where he will be appreciated and get the opportunity to win football games. His way.

iDash
05-02-2008, 07:19 PM
I like JJ he was the best thing ever to happen to Hawaii,

I can believe he left paradise though,

Wait till he turns around another program.