At present, 23% of respondents say that the hire has affected their support.
The problem, of course, is that the poll isn’t limited to UH fans (although I can’t imagine that JD has a swarm of non-UH followers).
But even accounting for some trolls, that isn’t an insignificant percentage.
So what exactly is JD doing wrong? Reporting on something that is already out in the public domain? It isn’t exactly a secret that the Briles/Clements hire has divided the fanbase.
Hell, there have been plenty of folks on this board, other boards, and Facebook who have said they aren’t planning on renewing. That isn’t a secret either.
It isn’t JD’s job to promote UH. He isn’t on UH’s payroll. His job is to report on UH, for good and bad…