As you can see (hear), here, Matt Rhule “guarantees” a win over UCF on Saturday.
Don’t know about the wisdom of that comment, but I like people in sports who back up their comments. That’s part of the reason why I was a big fan of guys like Muhammad Ali and Joe Namath.
Temple coach Matt Ruhle
November 14, 2013
Don’t think Muhammad Ali or Joe Namath ever had a 1-8 record, though, when they guaranteed anything.
The Matt Rhule Apologists have already spun the guarantee saying, “it was all in good fun.”
To me, the only “fun” is winning so I hope for Matt’s sake, the Temple players’ sakes and, most importantly, the long-suffering Temple fans’ sakes, the guarantee comes true. He says if the guarantee comes true, he’ll come back on WIP next week. He doesn’t say what will happen if it doesn’t. It’s near the end of this podcast: