I'm all for leaving no stone unturned, but I would've thought we hired Patterson with the trust and understanding that he could investigate, interview, evaluate, and recommend without being babysat throughout the process.
What are the FOOTBALL credentials of these eight people anyway?
Honestly, if I'm a serious coaching candidate for this job, I would use this committee as a discouragement. It shows either a lack of trust in the AD, or a lack of confidence by him.
And, if you watch or listen to any of the sports media, they are using this to actually laugh at The University.
Thoughts? Suggestions for maintaining composure?