Re: Leipold is a great coach. He's done nothing but win at
Oct 6, 2022, 9:14 AM
His record in Div III was 109-6. Three of those losses were in his first two seasons as a HC. The other three were in 2012. One year after he won the 2011 NC and graduated 19 starters. He followed that "bad" year up with a 2013 NC. That's an insane record. His name has been linked to a lot of coaching vacancies which led to Wisconsin firing Chryst. They want Leipold, bad.
Liepold is a hot name for sure. If I had to speculate, I would see Wisconsin as the next landing spot for him.
(With my working hypothesis being that schools indirectly contact candidates and negotiate terms of employment for the next coach before announcing the firing of the current coach, I could easily believe that when Nebraska fired Frost, Wisconsin started negotiating heavily with Liepold's agent and managed to outbid Nebraska for his service.)
Here is a story that was written before Chryst was fired.