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West Virginia Should've Done It The Bama Way

A few days ago we pondered how a West Virginia Mountaineers-esque coach-in-waiting scenario would play out in the SEC. We noted Kentucky's seamless transition between Rich Brooks and Joker Philips, which was distinct from the Bill Stewart-Dana Holgorsen situation in that Brooks didn't feel the need to put up much of a fight.

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Roll Bama Roll recalls another such arrangement: when Wallace Wade declared his own coach-in-waiting to be Georgia's Frank Thomas.

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