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Hance and Hocutt - Illinois did it. so can you

http://www.illinihq.com/sports/illini-sports/football/2011-11-27/zook-fired-time-change-leadership.html Here is a link to the news of Ron Zook getting fired at Illinois after losing the last 6 games of the season. They started 6-0 and were ranked in the top 20. Sound familiar? Here is a quote from their AD - Mike Thomas. This also sounds VERY familiar except for the one line about the program being in better shape now than when he came on board. "I assessed the entire program and felt that it was time for a change in leadership," Illinois athletic director Mike Thomas said. "It is imperative that our program shows some consistency and competes for championships, and I think a change in coaches can help us get there sooner. I wasn’t here seven years ago when Ron Zook took over as coach, but it’s clear the program is in better shape than what he inherited. I believe we need new leadership to take the program to the level to compete for championships on a consistent basis. This is an extremely competitive conference, and we are determined to go head-to-head with the very best." Are you listening Hocutt, Bailey, and Hance?

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