Hawkins can take CU back to the mountaintop

Hayes, Matt
January 2006
Sporting News;1/13/2006, Vol. 230 Issue 2, p55
The article focuses on coach Dan Hawkins of the football team of the University of Colorado (UC). Here's a coach whose free-wheeling, Zen-embracing style had his Boise State teams among the leaders in points, yards per game and fun the past four seasons. Now, instead of recruiting castoffs and lower-tier players, Hawkins has a larger talent pool to choose from. UC will go back to 48-hour visits for recruiting weekends, up from the 36-hour rule coach Gary Barnett imposed on himself. Hawkins will have the recruiting boost almost every new coach gets when taking over a struggling/tarnished program and will get into the homes of recruits the previous staff couldn't.


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