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SCOTT BARNES RUMORS & GOSSIP

Doggett appointed Utah State's interim athletic director

LOGAN, Utah (AP) Jana Dogget has been appointed Utah State's interim athletic director. University President Stan L. Albrecht announced the move Wednesday. Dogget is the school's executive associate athletic director for external operations and senior woman's administrator. Scott Barnes left as athletic director to take the same position at Pittsburgh.
Via AP on Fox
1 day ago  |  Discuss

New AD Scott Barnes has high expectations for Pitt

A new era of Pittsburgh athletics is underway, as recently hired athletic director Scott Barnes began laying out his plans for the university at the ACC spring meetings this week. Barnes has one question that must be answered before all others, according to Jerry DiPaola of Trib Media."How do we as a (school) in the bottom third of the ACC in budget and revenue generation aspire...
Via Fox Sports
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Pitt introduces Scott Barnes as the school's new athletic director

Earlier reports were confirmed when Pittsburgh introduced new athletic director Scott Barnes over the weekend.Barnes has a tremendous track record, including unprecedented football success at Utah State, where he also served as athletic director. Pitt chancellor Patrick Gallagher spoke highly of his selection, telling Jerry DiPaola of Total Trib Media that Barnes "knows how to get...
Via Fox Sports
April 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Hello Scott, We Hardly Know Ye…

The Chancellor cast the die; the future is determined; there are no more options; events will proceed in an irreversible manner; the point of no return has been passed and we have received unto us a new Athletic Director.  In other words and as Justin states so well: “Pitt has hired Utah State Athletic Director Scott Barnes to replace some jagoff none of us liked”. So it was...
Via Pitt Blather
April 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Meet the New Guy, Not Same as the Old Guy!

The new AD has been announced and he’s taller than me so I don’t trust him right off the bat.  Everyone knows that people over 6’7″ tall are shifty and not to be trusted. Here is Barnes’ press conference and it was nicely done. Statement from Atlantic Coast Conference Commissioner John Swofford: “Scott is a veteran athletic director who is highly respected nationally...
Via Pitt Blather
April 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Presser for the New AD

We all saw the breaking news about PITT hiring ex-Utah State Athletic Director Scott Barnes as the new AD and here are the formalities of introduction. MEDIA ADVISORY From: E.J. Borghetti Executive Associate Athletic Director/Media Relations Re: Friday Press Conference The University of Pittsburgh will hold a press conference to address its athletic director position on Friday, April...
Via Pitt Blather
April 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Pitt hires Scott Barnes to be its next athletic director

The fate of Pittsburgh's athletic future now lies in the hands of Utah State's Scott Barnes, according to an "industry source" that informed the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review.Barnes has spent the last seven years as athletic director at Utah State, and his Aggies experienced notable growth under his watch. The football team made consecutive bowl appearances for the first time in school...
Via Fox Sports
April 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Pitt expected to hire Scott Barnes for AD job

Randy Juhl has been serving as the interim athletic director for the Pittsburgh Panthers since the firing of Steve Pederson, but now it appears that they are set to finally tab a permanent replacement. According to Jeff Goodman of ESPN, Pitt is expected to hire  Scott Barnes as their athletic director on Friday. Barnes was chosen as the new athletic director through a Chicago...
Via Campus Sports Net
April 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Come on Down Scott Barnes

As numerous places have reported, Pitt has hired Utah State Athletic Director Scott Barnes to replace some jagoff none of us liked. Barnes has an impressive resume since he took over for the Aggies in 2008, including chairman of the NCAA Men’s Basketball Committee and four consecutive bowl games under two different head coaches. Most importantly, Utah State set fundraising records...
Via Pitt Blather
April 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Texas Rangers: Free Agency and Trade Report

Scott Barnes The Texas Rangers have kept quiet this offseason making transactions behind closed doors. At the end of last season, Texas made it known that pitching would be something they needed to work. In the past two weeks, the team did just that adding two young pitching prospects through free agency and trade. The first move made by the team this offseason was the signing of...
Via isportsweb.com
December 15, 2014  |  Discuss
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