… Franklin said he’s even more encouraged by watching his new hires buy homes and move their families to the area — something that Shoop and Hand didn’t do as quickly or at all.
“You have Coach Morehead, you have Coach Banks and Coach Limegrover have all bought houses here and their families have all come,” Franklin said. “With the first staff, we had some guys who their families didn’t move ever and we had some guys that their families didn’t move until after the school year finished up. That was a year. I think it’s dramatic when you can bring players to your home and your family is there. They get to know you on a different level.”
Although you kinda wonder how comfortable Mrs. Shoop and Mrs. Hand were in the presence of their husbands’ boss… er, former boss.