And that's not easy with the Cuse fanbase. Of course I'm not talking about a lot of people on the board, I'm talking about a lot of these oldtimers who don't realize that it's ok to stand and make noise and get excited at the games.
Jake was instrumental in the creation of the Big East and pushed for Penn State to be admitted. It was the start of several poor decisions forced upon the conference by the hoops onlies. I suggest you read "A BIG EAST History & Retrospective" for more details.
IMHO: TGD is the right man for the job at the time that he was hired. A year or so earlier might've been better. Other than one decision that was forced upon him (and the actions) just about everything else has turned out fairly well.