FRAN MCCAFFERY GETS THE BAD NEWS

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Tommy_French's picture

This is beautiful. 

America Needs Fran

rockyh's picture

Barta frown will haunt my dreams.

"If you can't dazzle them with brilliance, baffle them with bull." - W.C. Fields

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Hawktober's picture

I never suspected that his snaggle-tooth grin would be so scary if flipped upside down.

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chitownhawkeye's picture

Fran frown terrifies me more.  It's like a steam shovel of an underbite

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Fryser Soze's picture

In this Athletic Department, 100% believable account of what actually transpired.

Formerly YouCanPutYourEddsInIt

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Bohemian Grove's picture

THANK YOU!

I didn't break my leg for no shit. -Drake Kulick

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Ricky D's Triple Double's picture

You forgot to add the detail where Barta actually didn't call Fran for a one-on-one, but instead simply included him on a fundraising conference call to deliver the news, and then made sure to delete his entire inbox before shutting down his comp for the evening, just for "due diligence." 

A magical night in Cleveland.

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RetroHawk's picture

and of course nothing was ever documented so the episode never really existed...

RetroHawk

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HoyaGoon's picture

I'm just amazed Barta didn't manage to work some sort of branding into the suspension. The Kum & GO 2 Game Suspension sponsored by Pancheros just rolls right off the tongue

Just another garbage commenter spreading my *sshole all over the internet.

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IGrokHawks's picture

Love Fran's smile there.  It needs its own word.  How does Snirk sound?  Half sneer, half smirk.

Formerly no one but currently someone - this has not been approved by Facebook.

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JRossman's picture

Outstanding! Still laughing at this! Bonus points for using Edie McClurg's photo. 

Cussin' the Hawks since 1971!

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Hollywood Hawk Hogan's picture

The latest news about her is pretty sad, but that woman is a national treasure.

CAUTION: May go on prolonged rants about Gary Barta and Bruce Harreld without warning.

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Hawktober's picture

My favorite part is maybe the phone's apprehensive "frown" after hearing where Jamie's been told to put it.

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Hawk Guy's picture

About the only thing I like about Barta is what he does and says in these fake prank calls on GIA

Waiting for the next time Michigan comes to visit

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Fake Lie Dakich That Is Not Real's picture

I certainly hope that when the UI hires a new AD, that they have each candidate display their prank calling prowess during the interview phase.

After spending years being bullied by the big ten, I decided to become the bully and go after Iowa basketball players. I also have no concept of what is real and what is fantasy, as demonstrated by my belief that I could coach.

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chitownhawkeye's picture

With your bad knee sense of humor, Jaimie, you shouldn't be riding anything.

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Hollywood Hawk Hogan's picture

Every day after work she thinks about her boss and says, "Mm-mm-mm. What a little asshole!"

CAUTION: May go on prolonged rants about Gary Barta and Bruce Harreld without warning.

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Bstylin Hawkeye's picture

Nice subtle "Keep Their Heads Ringin'" reference.

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WaterlooChazz's picture

Ring ding dong, ring a ding ding ding dong.

Keep their heads ringin'.

I never wanted to Fire Ferentz. Good bye and good luck, Gary.

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Klug's picture

I would love to see frowning Fran eat corn on the cob

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Close Shave America's picture

I've missed these so damn much.

America, you're looking good: handsome, free and tall

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Ed Podolak of Good Judgement's picture

I've been waiting YEARS for upside-down Barta to resurface.

Fran and phone? Icing on the cake.

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