Originally Posted by redsfanmia
Dan Dakich helped clean up the mess before he left.
Looking back now, Dakich handled everything about as well as anyone possibly could have. Sadly, given the then-prevailing team opinion that Ray Mccallum should have been named interim coach, the team essentially quit on Dakich.
I'm not at all suggesting that Dakich should have been named permanent head coach, but Dan certainly deserved better. And his contributions to the program, especially during the tumultuous '08 season, shouldn't be forgotten, but often are.