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  1. Pat Haden's decision to fire USC head coach Lane Kiffin wasn't a ...

    Arash Markazi

    Pat Haden's decision to fire Lane Kiffin wasn't a hasty reaction to one game.

    Story | Conversation | September 29, 2013
  2. Keep the credit, Leach happy with the win

    Kevin Gemmell

    When an unranked team beats a ranked team, there is a knee-jerk reaction to place the blame squarely on the ranked team for "not taking care of its business." Case in point: Washington State's win Saturday night at the Los Angeles Coliseum over the N...

    Blog | September 10, 2013
  3. Paul Johnson finds his scapegoat

    Heather Dinich

    Firing defensive coordinator Al Groh wasn't a surprise. Georgia Tech's defense has been terrible. Doing it midseason, though? That was harsh. It was the kind of knee-jerk reaction fans make, not coaches. After an ugly 2-4 start, including just one AC...

    Blog | October 08, 2012
  4. Big Ten lunch links

    Adam Rittenberg

    Never forget. The Big Ten could be headed toward another season of national irrelevance, Ralph Russo writes. Wisconsin's Bret Bielema responded to a poor hire with a knee-jerk reaction, Tom Oates writes. Mike Markuson was surprised by his firin...

    Blog | September 11, 2012
  5. Wisconsin Badgers fire offensive line coach Mike Markuson

    The Wisconsin Badgers have ousted offensive line coach Mike Markuson after only two games.

    Story | Conversation | September 10, 2012
  6. 'Champions Bowl' won't freeze out ACC

    Heather Dinich

    Much of the initial knee-jerk reaction to the partnership announced on Friday between the Big 12 and SEC was doom and gloom for the ACC. The marriage between two of the strongest conferences in the country would squeeze out and freeze out the weaker ...

    Blog | May 21, 2012
  7. Mailbag: Sherman fallout, SEC, Bama/OSU

    David Ubben

    Thanks for all the questions this week. A busy one in the Big 12, no doubt. Here's where you can find me if you'd like to drop a note in my Mailbag. Louis in Houston asked: I do believe that Sherman was a knee-jerk reaction to the Texas loss. If w...

    Blog | December 02, 2011
  8. A&M's knee-jerk reaction unfair to Sherman

    David Ubben

    Question: If Texas' offense doesn't come to life on that fateful final drive, and if the Aggies take care of business and get the last laugh in the final chapter of a century-old rivalry, does Mike Sherman return in 2012? Yes, he does. The Aggi...

    Blog | December 01, 2011
  9. Offensive improvement key to Georgia Tech's title run

    Jorge Milian

    The answers to two questions will determine Georgia Tech's success this season: How good does quarterback Reggie Ball want to be, and how consistent can he be?

    Story | Conversation | April 21, 2006
  10. Oklahoma assistant takes shot at Saban

    Edward Aschoff

    Twitter can be such a beautiful thing, but it can also be an outlet for impulse emotions and knee-jerk reactions that can leave you embarrassed and backtracking. Oklahoma running backs coach Cale Gundy is on the backtracking front after taking a s...

    Blog | March 12, 2014
  11. Pac-12 recruiting notebook

    Kevin Gemmell

    SAN DIEGO -- The twins Robinson -- Tyree and Tyrell -- and Darren Carrington all went window shopping. But in the end, they trusted their guts and suppressed the knee-jerk, caveat emptor reaction when Chip Kelly left the Oregon Ducks for the NFL. ...

    Blog | February 06, 2013