If NC State is ever in the need of a new AD, keep the name Pete Garcia, in mind. Hopefuly one day we can get rid of Lee Fowler. If you want to read about the anti-Lee, check out this article from the Miami Herald.
If there was any doubt what direction the Florida International athletic program was going to take under Pete Garcia, it became evident on a plane ride in late October.
Less than two weeks into his new job as FIU’s athletic director, Garcia accompanied the football team to Tuscaloosa, Ala., where it lost 38-3 to fall to 0-8 on the season.
From his seat at the front of the plane, Garcia heard players joking around on the ride home.
‘I just went back there and said, `Last time I checked on the scoreboard we lost by 35 points, so let’s act like we lost by 35 points.’ ”