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Published: Monday, Oct. 8 2012 11:28 p.m. MDT

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Two For Flinching
Salt Lake City, UT

@IdahoCoog

You are showing your lack of football knowledge. Bronco, Doman, and the players all know what they signed up for. They take the good (praise) along with the bad (criticism). That is just how it is when you pull on a jersey and step under the lights. Fans come here to vent because they care and want the best for their team, not because they are "bad" fans.

CalmDown
Saint George, UT

What a stroke of horrible luck for Hill.

Riley is as tough as they come, but this could be a disaster for him.

I hope Lark is tough enough so that he will not let the coaches mismanagement of him affect his confidence. He will certainly see playing time and will need all the leadership ability and skill he can muster.

Master Nielsen
Saint George, UT

Give Lark the ball already! Nelson should've stayed at USU.

moderateinmagna
MAGNA, UT

Why is it that everyone on here thinks they are a coach,if any of you so called coaches think that you can do better apply for the job,otherwise please be quiet and let Bronco do his job.I,m pretty sure that if Riley looks like he is not performing to his potential ,the coach wont hesitate to put Lark in.

eastcoastcoug
Danbury, CT

@Duckhunter

Really?? Where do you come off saying this is a "stupid idea" to put someone in to run BYU's offense with no prior experience whatsoever? Most organizations AND teams let people work their way up before they are given wide responsibility. You obviously have never worked in a company of any size. Would you really turn the keys over to someone without letting them first cut their teeth on smaller responsibilities first?

Go interview for any job and the first thing they will ask you is "what experience do you have?" Especially when it is a divisional or CEO role.

That's not to say that someone cannot be promoted from within after spending some time learning the ropes.

Alaskan Ute
Fairbanks, AK

I feel sorry for Lark. I'm sure truth-be-told, he feels he made a huge mistake with BYU. There is no excuse not to play him now - he's a good kid with talent who was successful in High School, and waited for his shot. As a recruit, he could have at least had playing time with another comparable school.

I'm not a Ute Troll - My daughter attends BYU and I pull for BYU unless they play my Utes. I agree with eastcoastcoug, as a CEO myself for many years with hundreds of employees, you don't hire CEO's for sizable organizations without proven experience. Smaller organizations give CEO's their shot, but not institutions the size of BYU. BYU should be able to recruit a proven, winning coach. With that said, I'm glad the U promoted Whit, and didn't go outside - we took a risk and won.

Real Bass
Idaho Falls, ID

Back fractures do not heal in two weeks, Doman is totally responsible for not getting the right plays in and thus Taysoms injury, Bronco is just a coordinator and not head coach calibre, and both teams will be playing this week with their best quarterbacks on the sidelines.

At least Oregon State still has something to play for.

When does basketball start?

Scandrus
Cedar Hills, Utah

Take a knee Doman....and freshen up your resume!

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