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    Summitt Resigns

    Tech released a statement at 4 p.m. Fox just reported it on his show.

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    Re: Summitt Resigns

    He took full responsibility and indicated it was for an "inappropriate relationship".

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    Re: Summitt Resigns

    He also asked for privacy.

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    Re: Summitt Resigns

    Sad deal for all!

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    Re: Summitt Resigns

    Indicated he was "profoundly disappointed in myself"

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    Re: Summitt Resigns

    Official statement regarding resignation of Tyler Summitt

    RUSTON, La. – The following are official statements regarding the resignation of Tyler Summitt as head coach of Louisiana Tech University’s women’s basketball program.

    From Louisiana Tech University:
    “Effective immediately and for personal reasons, Tyler Summitt has stepped down as head coach of Louisiana Tech University’s women’s basketball program. The university has accepted his resignation and appreciates the contributions he has made to the growth and success of the Lady Techsters program during his tenure. Louisiana Tech will immediately begin the process of selecting a new head coach to lead the women’s basketball program and student-athletes forward. Louisiana Tech wishes Tyler and his family the best of luck in the future.”


    From Tyler Summitt:
    “It is with great regret that I resign from my position as head coach of the women’s basketball program at Louisiana Tech University. I am profoundly disappointed in myself for engaging in a relationship that has negatively affected the people I love, respect and care about the most. My hope, plans and prayers are to repair those relationships. I am appreciative of the opportunity I was given to coach at Louisiana Tech. I am heartbroken that my time has ended in Ruston, but because of my respect for the institution, it is best that I resign. I am hopeful the media and the public will respect the privacy of my family and me as we deal with this difficult situation I have caused.”
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    Re: Summitt Resigns

    Unfortunately I doubt his request for privacy will be honored.

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    Re: Summitt Resigns

    Sad, and almost unfair, ending
    I'm an asshole! What's your excuse?

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    Re: Summitt Resigns

    What a crock of crap that squeaky clean image has been. Just as slimy as any other person.



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    Re: Summitt Resigns

    Quote Originally Posted by ITdrummer View Post
    What a crock of crap that squeaky clean image has been. Just as slimy as any other person.
    ...and I thought I was judgmental!
    I'm an asshole! What's your excuse?

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    Re: Summitt Resigns

    Quote Originally Posted by ITdrummer View Post
    What a crock of crap that squeaky clean image has been. Just as slimy as any other person.
    I disagree. His statement is a very rare admission of guilt with no hedging. He took full blame. Show me where "any other person" does that in this messed-up world.

    He screwed up, paid the price, and acknowledged all the blame was on him.
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    Re: Summitt Resigns

    Quote Originally Posted by Tech77 View Post
    I disagree. His statement is a very rare admission of guilt with no hedging. He took full blame. Show me where "any other person" does that in this messed-up world.

    He screwed up, paid the price, and acknowledged all the blame was on him.
    With complete honesty, would you say the exact same thing had it been someone like T-Spoon who had done the same thing? Somehow, I think not.



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    Re: Summitt Resigns

    Quote Originally Posted by Tech77 View Post
    I disagree. His statement is a very rare admission of guilt with no hedging. He took full blame. Show me where "any other person" does that in this messed-up world.

    He screwed up, paid the price, and acknowledged all the blame was on him.
    Unfortunately, the damage is done. One would have hoped he of all people would be stronger against stuff like this. But often we don't put people like that under as close scrutiny.

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    Re: Summitt Resigns

    Quote Originally Posted by Tech77 View Post
    I disagree. His statement is a very rare admission of guilt with no hedging. He took full blame. Show me where "any other person" does that in this messed-up world.

    He screwed up, paid the price, and acknowledged all the blame was on him.
    So very true. All involved need our prayers.

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    Re: Summitt Resigns

    Quote Originally Posted by ITdrummer View Post
    With complete honesty, would you say the exact same thing had it been someone like T-Spoon who had done the same thing? Somehow, I think not.
    I imagine so.

    It is a pretty rare thing to see.

    I don't excuse his behavior. ... And he did not excuse his behavior.

    He did the right thing today. I hope over time he can repair the most important relationships.
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