You know what's great about the Olympics? It's something to hold us over while we wait for football to actually start (1 more month!!!). You know what sucks about the Olympics? Football isn't an Olympic sport. Now, I really don't think it should be, but it would be awesome to see foreign countries hire American coaches. Below are just a few of the awesome possibilities.
North Korea – Saban – He’s a ruthless and despotic little man. He’s perfect.
Japan – Chip Kelly - Both favor fast-moving, colorful things that cause seizures.
Great Britain – Jim Grobe – I really don’t know why, it just feels right.
Canada – Bill Snyder – Will build a solid, if unspectacular, team comprised mainly of American expats.
Mexico – Gene Chizik – Familiar with corruption, bribery, etc.
France – Bob Stoops – They’ll always qualify for the games, always be mentioned among the world’s true powers, and never, ever make the podium.
Italy – Bobby Petrino – Duh.
Syria – Mark Richt – Mark Richt has lost control of the Syrian National Football Team
China – Mack Brown – That’s Chairman Mack to y’all.
Germany – Jim Tressel – The machinelike efficiency of Saban, but without the despotism.
Greece – John L. Smith.
Mongolia – Todd Graham – A nomad coach for a nomadic culture. Also, he has family there and it’s his dream job.
Spain – Brady Hoke – Already possessing world class soccer and basketball teams, Spain didn’t see a reason to go out and spend big on a coach, especially with their current debt crisis. Luckily, they have ham, and that’s all the pay Brady needs.
India – Derek Dooley – If only he could play all 1 billion of them at once…….
Russia – Houston Nutt – The Reverend Nutt is a modern day Rasputin.
Poland – Dan Hawkins – Both Russia and Germany recommended him.
Tatooine – Charlie Weis – You were expecting Hungary, weren't you?
Northern Ireland – Brian Kelly – /every Notre Dame fan yells "I KNEW IT!"
Somalia – Mike Leach – A pirate coach for a pirate nation.
Israel – James Franklin – Outmanned, but just waiting to throw down. Test him.
New Zealand – Frank Beamer – In both rugby and Beamerball, punting is winning.
American Samoa – Bronco Mendenhall – Actually, Bronco Mendenhall already is the American Samoa’s head coach.
Australia – Les Miles – If he can win over people in the Bayou, he can win over the Outback.
Venezuela – Urban Meyer – A dictator, but with health concerns. Just like Chavez.
Offensive Coordinator – Steve Spurrier – Because Amurrica.
Defensive Coordinator – Bret Bielema – He's what every foreigner pictures when they think "fat obnoxious American."
Head Coach – The Stache.