I think what's annoying about all of this is this:
Weaver didn't owe us a reason. All he had to say was, "it's time to go in a new direction." That's it. He made it SO much worse by going "We've parted ways. No it wasn't because of the tournament appearances. No it wasn't because of the assistants leaving. No it wasn't because of..." When the answer should have just been "it's time to go in a different direction.
His actions are not honorable- this isn't doing right by Greenberg. This is saying- "we're letting him go, I have my reasons, and it definitley not based on the reasons you think." To me that is not taking the high road. That's why were all in this situation wondering if Greenberg really is some kind of monster, or if Weaver is just kind of a jerk.
Exactly. If he had simply fired him without all the advertisement, and without all the innuendo in that press conference, I'd still be disappointed and think its the wrong decision.... but I wouldn't be wondering why we took a classless path to do so. He said he didn't want to throw Greenberg under the bus.... but by answering some of the questions the way he did (saying it wasn't about wins or tournament appearances), he did just that....
If he wanted to bring up the innuendo and give reasoning, fine, he should have told us what those reasons were if they were so bad as to fire him at a very unusual (and detrimental) time. I agree with you that he should've just fired him (if that was the decision he made) without all the fanfare, we'd assume its for performance reasons, and that is that. Some disagree, some wouldn't. But we wouldn't be left here wondering what this innuendo is that only a few seem to know.... going back to what SteveinBaltimore said in his "epic" post, the people with this "inside info", including Weaver, need to either keep the fact that there IS inside info to themselves, or share the exact reasons why he was fired and why he isnt a "part of the vt family". What has happened instead just makes our whole athletic dept look bad
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