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Mike Kramer is the right guy at the right time


You've spoken. A majority of those who left comments on this on-line column and/or voted in our poll want Mike Kramer to be the next football coach at the University of Idaho.

It looks from the bleachers, however, that John L. Smith, former Vandal, Louisville and Michigan State coach, is the frontrunner. Nothing against coach Smith, but …

Listen, I hate politicians that ask for your vote by running down the other guy, so I'm not going to do it. Smith would make a fine choice, just not the best choice, not now and not for the next five years.

There's no need to hide it. You know who I think should be the next football coach at the University of Idaho: Mike Kramer.

Now I'm going to tell you why.

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