“I understand we fell short in terms of taking this team further in the playoffs," O'Brien said. “But I do leave knowing that myself and the staff gave everything this organization deserved and more. We worked very, very hard to try to get this to a place where it could be it could be a championship program. We just didn’t get it done."
“We’ve just got to keep working," O'Brien said. “There’s really no way out of it other than that. You have no choice."