"Not at all," Marrone said. "If anything, it's the opposite. I'm ecstatic. I was on a (recruiting trip) in Pittsburgh when they were playing Sunday night, and the coach I was with and I were driving and listening on the radio, and my heart stopped. We had to pull over and watch the end of the game. I called my wife, and I promise you I was in tears, tears of joy."
"We just talked about what we need to do to get the program in better shape," Marrone said. "Whether I'm a candidate or not, I don't know."