R.I.P. Big Rick.......

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  1. Duck Rodgers

    Duck Rodgers Well-Known Member

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    https://twitter.com/PorterMoser/status/275042009255931904


    Legend. I went to a few basketball camps where he was featured growing up and actually really liked a few of those Utah teams....despite being Mr. BYU, and Majerus was a big part of that.
     
  2. UGLI baby

    UGLI baby Well-Known Member

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    Whoa. For real?
     
  3. seattlejazzfan

    seattlejazzfan Well-Known Member

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    LTV should speak at the funeral. At the very least, he should share one last Majerus story on JF for old times sake.

    He was as good as it gets as a basketball coach. RIP.
     
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  4. UB

    UB Recently gay married Contributor

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    ****in sad.

    RIP Rick. Thanks for helping me to learn to hate Kentucky.
     
  5. HeavenHarris

    HeavenHarris Banned

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    RlP
     
  6. Duck Rodgers

    Duck Rodgers Well-Known Member

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    [video=youtube;9RXaERVhNuU]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9RXaERVhNuU[/video]
     
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  7. Dr. Jones

    Dr. Jones In pursuit of #9 Contributor

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    Great coach, great guy (I'm sure), and really funny.

    I have many fond memories of the guy ..I wish I had the opportunity to know him personally. Damn .. that's a big loss to cbb .. and I can't imagine the family. Prayers.
     
  8. Marty McFly

    Marty McFly Well-Known Member

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    Surprised he made it to 64 to be honest. RIP Rick.
     
  9. Chad Feldheimer

    Chad Feldheimer Well-Known Member

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    He was definitely not popular with everyone. Best coach the Utes ever had though.
     
  10. colton

    colton All Around Nice Guy Staff Member

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    https://www.deseretnews.com/article...erus-dies-from-heart-condition-at-age-64.html
     
  11. The Thriller

    The Thriller Well-Known Member

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    You can't live most of your life sickningly obsese, eating nothing but fat, salt, and sugar, never exercising, coaching (one of the most stressful professions out there) for years and not have it take a toll on you.

    RIP
     
  12. Beantown

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    Hopefully him and Larry Miller can eat whatever they want up in heaven. Goes to show how eating crap will kill you. RIP.
     
  13. Dr. Jones

    Dr. Jones In pursuit of #9 Contributor

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  14. Gas

    Gas Well-Known Member

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    RIP Rick.
     
  15. WhiskyPriest

    WhiskyPriest Well-Known Member

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    Sad... he was the best coach the Utes ever had on the hardwood. His teams spoiled me growing up.
     
  16. Gyp Rosetti

    Gyp Rosetti Banned

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    Good thing you were to find a way to carry your self-righteousness into this thread too. We'd suffer without it.
     
  17. Jazz Spazz

    Jazz Spazz Inconceivable Staff Member

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    Crazy dude, great coach. Bummer he's gone so soon.

    Cindy Crawford should speak at his funeral.
     
  18. bigb

    bigb Free at last!!! Contributor

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    I listened to part of Britton Johnson's interview on 1280 today. I think the best way he summed it up was when he said he didn't truly how great of a coach he was until he was in the NBA, but he'd never want his own son to be coached by Majerus.
     
  19. NAOS

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    Genius like his usually comes with some side effects.

    I loved that guy. Those Utes teams were special.

    Majerus and Sloan shaped my competitive nature. Unimpeachable badasses. RIP Rick.
     
  20. NAOS

    NAOS Banned

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    It sounds like Britten said... and I'm paraphrasing here... "I'm soft, and hurt my feelers."

    Any more info/reaction from locals would be appreciated.
     

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