Friday, January 21

Dave Aranda’s Coaching Promotion Peaks with Baylor Big 12 Title


ARLINGTON, Texas – Ten years ago, to the exact day, Dave Aranda received the most disturbing news: he had lost his job.

On December 4, 2011, Hawai’i forced coach Greg McMackin to resign and laid off the entire staff, which included a little-known defensive coordinator who had three children under the age of 6, an annoying wife, and for the most part , an empty bank account.

The year before, with the family in such financial straits, the Arandahs had moved from their tiny apartment to an even smaller place: a school-controlled university housing unit for teachers.




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