reaction others weigh in

I think a

successful search is one in which you get the right person in the right job with the right skills at the right time, and we have done that."

President Eric Kaler

He's had to come up the hard way a little bit. He's had to start off at some smaller schools. ... I like guys that have worked their way up and so forth, so I'm excited."

Football coach Jerry Kill

Oto [Osenieks] actually was the first one to find out [about Pitino]. He said something about it and no one believed him. About 10 minutes later, it was all over the news."

U senior Rodney Williams

[Youth] was not something that we set out in the search that was a must. ... In talking to Richard, I thought it was definitely an asset, and I thought it was a plus in the end."

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