Friday, May 3, 2013

RichRod, You've Got Some Catching Up To Do

Posted By on Fri, May 3, 2013 at 5:19 PM

The first year under coach Rich Rodriguez was a mild success for the University of Arizona football team, which made a bowl game, received some national attention and is getting people to start paying attention to the Wildcats again.

Sadly, this hasn't translated into massive Twitter fame for RichRod.

Proving that there is just no offseason or downtime in college sports, the Tulsa World has compiled a list of the top college football coaches in terms of Twitter followers. Rodriguez ranks a paltry 41st with 8,297 followers (though that number had bloomed to 8,309 as I write this), which puts him more than 97 THOUSAND behind runaway leader Les Miles of LSU.

It's even 1,100 less than the oh-so-famous Willie Taggart of South Florida, but at least it's far more than the esteemed coach of Girls Gone Wild University and Casino, Todd Graham (71st, 1,983 followers).

Too bad RichRod can't count the 1,364 followers that parody account @FakeRichRod has amassed.

Tags: , , , , , ,

Comments

Subscribe to this thread:

Add a comment

Previously in the Range

More by Brian J. Pedersen

  • Pedersen on Sports

    A Tucsonan spends his summer vacation dealing cards (and showing off a regrettable tattoo) in Vegas
    • May 22, 2014
  • Crash! Bang!

    Metal Mulisha presents The Crash Factory
    • May 22, 2014
  • Miming to the Music

    The Inner Journey: Mime, Music and Story
    • May 22, 2014
  • More »

Staff Pick

Fanaux: Paintings by Hank Tusinski and Tim Mosman

Recent paintings and drawings by Mosman and Tusinski. Artist reception 5:30-7:30pm, Sept16 at Temple Gallery. Hours: 10-5,… More

@ Temple Gallery Fri., Sept. 16, 5:30-7:30 p.m. and Mondays-Fridays, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Continues through Dec. 31 Temple of Music and Art. 330 S. Scott Ave.

» More Picks

Submit an Event Listing

Popular Content

  1. Weekly Wins Five Writing Awards at AZ Newspaper Association (The Range: The Tucson Weekly's Daily Dispatch)
  2. Charleston Needs A Home (The Range: The Tucson Weekly's Daily Dispatch)
  3. Voucher-friendly 'American Federation for Children' PAC Spent $218,000 on Arizona's Primaries (The Range: The Tucson Weekly's Daily Dispatch)
  4. CM Punk and the UFC: Dishonorable and Disrespectful (The Range: The Tucson Weekly's Daily Dispatch)
  5. Get In The Mood For Pride With Your New Favorite Coming Out Song (The Range: The Tucson Weekly's Daily Dispatch)

© 2016 Tucson Weekly | 7225 Mona Lisa Rd. Ste. 125, Tucson AZ 85741 | (520) 797-4384 | Powered by Foundation