December 08, 2010
While the college football nation turned its eyes to Urban Meyer's latest farewell in Gainesville, newly "resigned" Dave Wannstedt assembled his team and various media in Pittsburgh for a sincere, heartfelt exit from his alma mater, an institution he strove to represent with pride and dignity for six turbulent years, through the ups and –
What? He's finished already? What was that, like 15 seconds?
OK, 33 seconds. Aaaand scene. I didn't detect any bitterness there, did you?
Wannstedt is actually remaining at the university as a "special assistant" to athletic director Steve Pederson, who called Wannstedt "the consummate Pitt man." Just not such a great Pitt football coach, apparently, despite three consecutive winning season. From the looks of it, that arrangement should go just swimmingly.