If you know anything about Richardson, you know that he is not the type of person to bite his tongue if he believes he has been slighted. [...] Instead, he sounded sanguine about UTEP’s decision — and not just because [Tony] Barbee is the first African-American head coach in school history.
“I just didn’t get the impression that I would be their guy. That’s the bottom line,” Richardson said. “They couldn’t afford to hire me, so it never got to a point where they might offer me the job. I told them I certainly wish them the best. [...]“
Source: Little Rocking