Now that Dave Brandon has “resigned” from his post as athletic director at the University of Michigan the only suspense is who will pink slip football coach Brady Hoke? Will it be interim athletic director Jim Hackett or will it be Brandon’s successor? There is no suspense about Hoke. He’s a goner.
A key domino has fallen in what is sure to be the one of the hottest coaching searches this winter. Now, that Dave Brandon has resigned as Michigan’s AD the Wolverines can use his vacant seat as a bargaining chip to lure the next head coach.
Now that the College Football Playoff Committee has released its first poll we can move on to the bigger story, who’s going to head perennial powers—Michigan and Florida?
Nine weeks are complete. Four programs are already seeking new head coaches. Find out who else needs to have their resume ready.
Mack Brown may only be at ESPN for one year. We’ve been hearing for weeks that Brown had interest in the SMU job. A recent edition of the Rumor Mill pointed this out. However, SMU’s AD says not so fast.
There are four jobs in college football where anything less than a 9-win season should be considered borderline disaster. At Miami, Texas, Southern Cal and UCLA there is simply no excuse for a bad season, not with the amount of talent within a three-hour drive of their campuses.