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Arizona hires Rich Rodriguez as coach

Posted on: November 21, 2011 5:31 pm
Edited on: November 21, 2011 8:34 pm
 
Rich Rodriguez will be the next head football coach at Arizona, athletic director Greg Byrne has announced on his Twitter account.

He's expected to bring several of his assistants from Michigan and West Virginia with him to Tucson.

The 48-year-old Rodriguez, who was fired after three seasons at Michigan, had spent the past season working as a college football analyst for CBS. At Michigan, he went 15-22. Before his turbulent stint in Ann Arbor, he coached his alma mater West Virginia to a 60-26 record in seven seasons. His final three seasons, he led the Mountaineers to top 12 finishes and two BCS bowl games.

Rodriguez will take over an Arizona team that is 3-8. The school fired Mike Stoops at midseason.
Comments

Since: Aug 24, 2006
Posted on: November 21, 2011 5:44 pm
 

Arizona close to landing Rich Rodriguez

you must not know football. i think this a a great hire.  he will do wonders for your program.  no pressure and he will be given 3 years to build it up ala WVU.  he will go 3-9 or 4-8 his first year, 7-5 or 84 his second year and then he'll be ok by the 3rd year.  He was never given a chance at Michigan...great hire for you guys!



Since: Nov 24, 2006
Posted on: November 21, 2011 5:44 pm
 

Arizona close to landing Rich Rodriguez

He will probably mess up that program also!!



Since: Apr 3, 2009
Posted on: November 21, 2011 5:42 pm
 

Arizona close to landing Rich Rodriguez

Well this sucks


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