Buffalo is the latest to do a fascinating impersonation of Roberto Duran. The administration threw up its hands and screamed “no mas!” earlier in the week when Jeff Quinn was pink slipped. His heinous crime? He lost to Eastern Michigan, which is akin to having your tackle football team taken to the woodshed by the powder puff all-stars from the Thursday night Girls Football League down at St. Agnes.
We’re through seven weeks in college football. Three jobs are open, looks like three BIG 10 jobs will certainly be, and is Michigan locking in on a potential candidate?
The seventh week of college football means the firing season has officially begun. Sure, three coaches have already found their way to the Extinct Species List, but that’s just a warm up for what’s ahead.
Most insiders now assume Michigan will dump Brady Hoke. Barring a major turnaround, it appears to be more a matter of when – not if – a change will be made. We continue to hear the same names.
Larry Blakeney makes it easy on Troy and announces retirement. UNLV, Tulsa, and Miami are getting hotter and hotter.
Notre Dame feels your pain Kansas.
Earlier in the week, Kansas pink slipped Charlie Weis to nobody’s surprise. Even at a football Sahara desert like Kansas there is only so much losing you can take. But jettisoning Charlie comes with a price. KU will be paying him the rest of this year and the next two years. Full salary.
This week’s scoop…Can Brady Hoke survive at Michigan? David Shaw to the Raiders? And, NFL scouts don’t trust Jimbo Fisher.