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Rodriguez to Leave WVU for Big House

44-year-old wunderkind will bring no-huddle spread to Michigan

(Newser) - Michigan's turbulent month-long search to replace legendary coach Lloyd Carr is over. Rich Rodriguez, the six-year coach at West Virginia and one of the architects of its devastating no-huddle spread offense, will defect after compiling a record of 60-26 at his alma mater. His salary is rumored to be in... More »

LSU Will Let Michigan Speak With Miles About Job

Coach will meet with Wolverines next week

(Newser) - LSU confirmed that Michigan officially requested to speak with Les Miles about becoming the school’s next football coach. The talks will not begin until next week, after LSU plays Tennessee for the SEC championship game. Miles is a Michigan alum and met his wife at the school. His contract... More »

Carr Rides Off into the Sunset

Michigan coach's legacy was national title and 13 bowl appearances

(Newser) - Lloyd Carr, the third-winningest coach in Michigan football history, will step down at the end of the season. 2007 was difficult for Carr, whose Wolverines were shocked in a loss to lower division Appalachian State and then battered by Oregon to start the season; later losses to Wisconsin and archrival... More »

Michigan Fans Aren't Pulling Punches

Former #5 team's 0-2 start sparks calls for coach's resignation

(Newser) - Michigan started the college football season ranked fifth. Now, after embarrassing losses to unranked Appalachian State and Oregon, the Wolverines have plummeted out of the polls, and fans are reacting, USA Today reports. Home-crowd fans booed the Wolverines last weekend, and Detroit columnists are calling for coach Lloyd Carr to... More »

Notre Dame, U-M Will Play Until 2031

NCAA football's greatest rivalry gets a reprieve

(Newser) - One of college football's greatest  battles will be fought for another quarter century: the Notre Dame Fighting Irish are slated to play the Michigan Wolverines at least once per season until 2031. A previous contract had dictated the schools, which have played each other since 1978, would cease regularly scheduled... More »

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