Nov. 20, 2007
With the holiday season upon us, I felt it an appropriate time for me to reach out to
I will always remain very proud of the shared vision we had for our athletics program over a dozen years ago. Because of alumni, fans, boosters, faculty, administration, coaches, our student body and our student-athletes, that vision has largely come to fruition. The memories created throughout that journey will stay with me for a lifetime.
I want to express how thankful my wife, Pam, and I are for the opportunity to have been a part of the
I’ve been blessed to have worked at two wonderful universities during my career in collegiate athletics. The feeling of a genuine connection and love for those places and people dear to me will never dissipate. I’ll always have a place in my heart for the Seminoles.
Allow me to state, in closing my holiday and farewell message, that the response to Pam and me from alumni, fans, friends, our community and colleagues within our profession has been extraordinary. It has been a general reaction of gracious appreciation, compassion and well wishes. That has certainly been humbling and has given us solace during this time of transition.
Again, I thank each of you for what you mean to
May God bless you, and yours, during this holiday season and keep you safe, happy and healthy.