You can delegate authority, but you can never delegate responsibility for delegating a task to someone else. If you picked the right man, fine, but if you picked the wrong man, the responsibility is yours — not his.
Richard Whately "A man who gives his children habits of industry provides for them better than by giving them fortune." Richard Whately quotes
"To finish second in the SEC East is a… "To finish second in the SEC East is a wonderful season for our team. Obviously, we were not picked that high. To qualify for a bowl game, that was our big goal for our team. We felt it was achievable and realistic and our guys went out and won seven games to go to the bowl game." - Steve Spurrier