Coach Rob probably wanted a small funeral
"Knowing coach Rob like I do, he would be embarrassed about all of this, even though all of us know he deserved it," Ponton said. "He'd be happy if we just went out behind the field house and had a little ceremony. He'd say, 'now that was a nice ceremony.'"
"I told one of our guys that in two minutes, two hours or two days he couldn't say all of the nice things that have been written or said about coach Rob. I told him to just get up there and say what he felt," Ponton said.
Coach Rob was a people person, who cared more about other people than he did himself.