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Say it ain't so....

Normally I don't post rumors on here, or anything I cannot follow up independently elsewhere, but this one is serious.... footballscoop.com is saying that it's a done deal that Pete is taking the head coach position at Elon, with an 11:30AM press conference coming tomorrow.

Elon scoop: Pete Lembo (HFC at Lehigh) has been hired by Elon as HFC



Say it ain't so, Pete. Say it ain't so.

Tune in tomorrow at 11:30AM. It will be an interesting day.

Comments

Anonymous said…
I am a Columbia Alum. I was on our Football Advisory Committee. We are very unhappy with our AD as we told her that we thought she should hire John Audino from Union College. Over a 75% Winning Percentage in 14 years as Union Head Coach, incuding an 11-1 mark this season in what was the 2nd best Union season ever. His predecessor at Union was Al Bagnoli who has done a great job at Penn, proving that Division 3 guys can and will win at the Patriot Leage level!
colgate13 said…
I've heard this confirmed as well from another football coach (who Lembo is friends with).

Good luck!
Anonymous said…
I have mixed feelings. Lembo is a class act and a very good coach. Unfortunately, he isn't a "great" coach. Very stubborn and seemed to lack the fire to put a killer instinct in his kids. All the losses this year were due to late game meltdowns. Thay had chances to put away Delaware, Holy Cross and Lafayette but fell short. What really sucks is knowing next year will be another rebuilding year with yet more changes in the coaching staff and perhaps a completely new offensive philosophy. I like what I see as far as recruiting wishes at http://www.gohens.net/recruits.php.

Looks like Lehigh is at least pursuing some decent sized running backs instead of the pint-sized variety. Most of us old folks among the Alumni have been begging for a power back since Lembo got here.

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