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  1. ASU turns focus to Graham, new stadium

    Ted Miller

    The inevitable reaction after Arizona State athletic director Steve Patterson was hired for the same job at Texas was speculation that Sun Devils coach Todd Graham would shortly follow him if, of course, Longhorns coach Mack Brown is fired or retires...

    Blog | November 05, 2013
  2. Pac-12, nation now fret Haden's next hire

    Ted Miller

    There is something undeniably reprehensible about dancing on the grave of a fallen coach. The celebration of a person's perceived failure at his life's work is unseemly. We all know big-time college coaches are big boys who are paid well. We all know...

    Blog | September 30, 2013
  3. No trashing Lane Kiffin on USC side

    Ted Miller

    Lane Kiffin has suffered through the slings and arrows from media and fans during all three of his head-coaching stops, so the distinguishing aspect of USC's news conference on Sunday over his termination was that no one said anything bad about Kiffi...

    Blog | September 29, 2013
  4. Kiffin just never looked the part at USC

    Ted Miller

    The problem with coaching USC is you're coaching USC. If you don't really understand what that means, then you're doomed to fail. That's the lesson learned by Lane Kiffin, who was fired shortly after the team's charter flight landed in Los Angeles...

    Blog | September 29, 2013
  5. Pac-12 offenses set to rebound?

    Ted Miller

    In 2011, UCLA ranked 10th in the Pac-12 in scoring offense with a measly 23.1 points per game. Oregon State was even worse, ranking 11th with just 21.8 ppg. Bad offenses! Both finished with losing records. The Bruins fired coach Rick Neuheisel....

    Blog | June 10, 2013
  6. Lunch links: Graham fires O-line coach

    Ted Miller

    Happy Friday. An Arizona spring preview. Arizona State coach Todd Graham has fired his offensive line coach. Considering California's uniform options. Kent Baer hopes to rebuild Colorado's defense. Nate Costa, a former Oregon quarterback,...

    Blog | March 01, 2013
  7. Considering the college coaching churn

    Ted Miller

    When Jeff Tedford was fired after 11 seasons at California, the Pac-12 lost its coach with the longest continuous tenure. And when Chip Kelly opted to leave Oregon for the Philadelphia Eagles on Wednesday, it meant the Pac-12 would have its sevent...

    Blog | January 17, 2013
  8. Arizona hires Jim Michalczik

    Ted Miller

    California's dismal 3-9 season that got Jeff Tedford fired has provided a hiring coup for Arizona coach Rich Rodriguez. Arizona coach Rich Rodriguez has tapped Jim Michalczik to coach the Wildcats' offensive line. He was Cal's offensive coordinato...

    Blog | January 16, 2013
  9. Colorado, Embree have awkward goodbye

    Ted Miller

    Jon Embree didn't win many games as Colorado's football coach, but he won the news conference Monday that formalized his termination. Fired after just two years leading the Buffaloes, Embree, fighting off tears throughout and picking his words car...

    Blog | November 26, 2012
  10. Embree fired after just two seasons

    Ted Miller

    Colorado fired coach Jon Embree on Sunday because patience is a thing of the past in college football. Embree, 46, a former Buffaloes tight end who called Colorado his dream job when he was hired two years ago, went 1-11 this season and 3-10 in 20...

    Blog | November 25, 2012
  11. Statement from Jeff Tedford

    Ted Miller

    California fired coach Jeff Tedford today. Here's a statement, released by Cal, from Tedford: "I want to thank the University of California for the opportunity to be a part of this great university and community. I am so grateful to all of the coache...

    Blog | November 20, 2012
  12. More deflating news for Kiffin, USC

    Ted Miller

    Turns out it's been a deflating season for USC in more ways that one. From ESPN LA: "USC fired a student manager for deflating five game balls below regulation levels for the USC-Oregon game last Saturday, the school announced late Wednesday." ...

    Blog | November 08, 2012
  13. Shayne Skov delivers pregame fire

    Ted Miller

    Not sure if I want to pull the "You have to have played football" to get this, but let's just say I fired off this link to a few friends from back home. It's episode five of Stanford's "How We Do It," video series, which gives a behind-the-scenes ...

    Blog | September 20, 2012
  14. Moving on after a coach leaves a program

    Ted Miller

    Sometimes a fan base gets what it wants and a hated coach is ousted. More often, the man trying to replace a beloved coach feels the wrath of the fans. In any case, when a coach leaves, emotions are raw -- and moving on is harder than it looks.

    Story | Conversation | May 25, 2012
  15. Q&A: Washington DC Justin Wilcox, Part I

    Ted Miller

    Washington's defense was terrible last year. Perhaps the worst unit in school history. That's why third-year coordinator Nick Holt was fired. And that's why Huskies coach Steve Sarkisian brought in Justin Wilcox from Tennessee. Wilcox, who became ...

    Blog | March 28, 2012
  16. Rodriguez: Wildcats weak but not worthless

    Ted Miller

    TUCSON, Ariz. -- Mike Stoops was fired as Arizona's coach on Oct. 9. It appears that many of his players decided at that point to take a vacation, most notably from conditioning and weight-room work. At least, that's new coach Rich Rodriguez's ini...

    Blog | March 01, 2012