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  1. Future of the BCA uncertain

    Ted Miller

    Lost in the celebration surrounding the hiring of Charlie Strong at Texas was that the BCA, long an advocate for black coaches, is in the midst of a prolonged limb.

    Story | Conversation | February 20, 2014
  2. Erickson brings 'identity' to Utah's offense

    Ted Miller

    Identity is why Dennis Erickson decided to become Utah's offensive coordinator. He has one and Utah's offense didn't last fall. Erickson, one of the seminal minds behind the spread passing attack, is a football coach at heart. At 65, he's not read...

    Blog | February 14, 2013
  3. Dykes replaces Tedford at California

    Ted Miller

    California has hired Louisiana Tech coach Sonny Dykes, an offensive specialist, to replace Jeff Tedford as the Bears head football coach. Why is the 43-year-old with a 22-15 record coaching in Ruston, La., a good hire in Berkeley? For one, offe...

    Blog | December 05, 2012
  4. 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
  5. Jim Mora, UCLA get rolling

    Ted Miller

    Not unlike his pop -- "Playoffs? Playoffs?!" -- Jim Mora can be kind of a grump. Not in a "I hate the world" sort of way. More in a football coach-y way. Which is why I got a kick out of Jon Gold's description of Mora from spring practice No. 1 fo...

    Blog | April 04, 2012
  6. It's not going to be easy for Rich Rod

    Ted Miller

    A fresh start for a college football coach can turn sour quickly, particularly when a couple of starters decide not only to get into a fight at a party but opt to return for a second go-around, thereby making it an iron-clad certainty they'd get arre...

    Blog | March 08, 2012
  7. Oregon believes Kelly is a long-term Duck

    Ted Miller

    The ink was barely dry on Rob Mullens' new contract to become Oregon's athletic director when he faced what perhaps will be considered the most important task of his tenure, even a decade down the road: Make football coach Chip Kelly happy. It was...

    Blog | December 31, 2011
  8. UCLA taps Mora to replace Neuheisel

    Ted Miller

    Jim L. Mora, a two-time NFL head coach with almost no college experience, is UCLA's new football coach, according to And UCLA made the official announcement a short time later. Mora, 50, is currently an analyst for the NFL N...

    Blog | December 10, 2011
  9. Is UCLA after Sarkisian?

    Ted Miller

    Has UCLA's meandering search for a new coach changed its focus to Washington's Steve Sarkisian? The LA Times reports that the Bruins are interested: Washington football Coach Steve Sarkisian, a former assistant coach at USC, has been approached b...

    Blog | December 09, 2011
  10. Arizona hires co-offensive coordinator

    Ted Miller

    New Arizona coach Rick Rodriguez is starting put his staff together. Here is the official release on his latest hire: Arizona football coach Rich Rodriguez today name Rod Smith co-offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach, and officially appoi...

    Blog | December 08, 2011
  11. Washington State makes it official

    Ted Miller

    Here's the official release from Washington State confirming Mike Leach's hiring. Washington State University announced Wednesday that Mike Leach has been named the Cougars' head football coach. Leach, who agreed in principle to a five-year contract...

    Blog | November 30, 2011
  12. It's official: Rich Rodriguez to Arizona

    Ted Miller

    Tech-savvy Arizona athletic director Greg Byrne made it official not at a news conference but with a Tweet with a photo link: Former Michigan and West Virginia coach Rich Rodriguez is the next Wildcats football coach. There will be a 2 p.m. ET new...

    Blog | November 21, 2011
  13. Embree comment on player suspensions

    Ted Miller

    Colorado has provided an official release on the suspension of five players, which was first reported by the Boulder Daily Camera. Here's the release: University of Colorado head football coach Jon Embree announced Thursday the indefinite suspens...

    Blog | October 06, 2011
  14. Coaches thrilled with new Pac-12 TV contract

    Ted Miller

    PHOENIX -- Set aside for a moment that the new Pac-12 television deal will quadruple revenue for each conference team. That's important, but football was hardly skimping on expenditures before. What might be even more important for football coach...

    Blog | May 04, 2011
  15. Shaw hits all the right notes on day one

    Ted Miller

    If David Shaw is as good a head football coach as he is handling a news conference, then Stanford is in excellent hands. Let's start with this: "Two years of good football is not enough," said Shaw, a former Stanford player. Shaw, 38, isn't pla...

    Blog | January 13, 2011
  16. Stanford-Oregon: A study in contrast

    Ted Miller

    Oregon coach Chip Kelly runs a fancy-pants offense and his football philosophy is based on speed, speed, speed, but there is no way you're going to get a football coach to say he runs a "finesse team." Finesse is not a term football coaches embrac...

    Blog | September 29, 2010