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Opinion: Utah's AD Search Excessive

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In my opinion, the leading athletic director in the Pac-12 the last five years has been Utah's Chris Hill, who, after being invited to join the league, rebuilt Utah's football, basketball and softball facilities and made the Utes' transition to a more difficult league almost seamless.

He is retiring this summer and will be missed. To replace him, the Utes have paid six figures to a search firm to help them find a new AD. The Utes also appointed a 14-member search committee on campus.

That seems so excessive. When Arizona hired ADs Greg Byrne and Dave Heeke, it tapped former UA athletic director Cedric Dempsey, and later former associate AD Rocky LaRose, to identify the best candidate.

It's not that complicated when you know what you're doing.

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