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Time is a Flat Circle: Coordinator Loyalty and the Crossing of the Rubicon

We’ve been here before. It’s not fun. But the path forward is clear, and Dana Holgorsen should know. He’s been on the other side.

Generally, those who fail to learn from history are doomed to repeat it and with a bye week ahead of West Virginia, Holgorsen could stand to learn from his own coaching story arc. Eight years ago, West Virginia football stood on a similar crossroads.

Jeff Mullen was the architect of two straight squandered seasons in which the most talented team in a watered down Big East failed to secure an outright league championship and the BCS bid that came with it.