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Weis' pitch: We're a 'pile of crap'

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Tully Corcoran

Tully Corcoran spent seven years covering the Kansas City Chiefs and Kansas Jayhawks for The Topeka Capital-Journal. His work has been honored multiple times by The Kansas Press Association. He most recently wrote for FOX Sports Houston and FOX Sports Southwest. Follow him on Twitter.

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The Charlie Weis Story. Sometimes it seems like he knows exactly what he’s doing, and sometimes you really start to wonder.

Charlie Weis

SORRY CHARLIE

All the Media Days bluster can't hide the fact that the Kansas coach is in desperation mode, says Greg Couch.

He had another Charlie Moment on Monday at Big 12 Media Days in Dallas. He was up there talking about his recruiting pitch at Kansas, where he coaches, and it came out he doesn’t think much of his roster.

“Have you taken a look at that pile of crap out there?” Weis asked. “If you can't play here, where can you play?”

In other words, I'm Super Bowl champion Charlie Weis and I'm pretty great and if I'm not winning it must be that the players are REALLY bad.

Am I being too hard on Charlie? Is this nothing more than a coach giving a truthful (if blunt) answer to a question in symbiotic return for some publicity? Is this actually . . . a breath of fresh air?

Or is this a guy who went 2-11 last year, knows he has another bad team this year and is trying to set it up so he doesn’t go the way of Turner Gill if the Jayhawks have another momentumless season?

Does this man know what he's doing?

Hard to say.

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