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Michigan Wolverines: Rich Rodriguez fires all coaches

The new head coach of the Michigan Wolverines, Rich Rodriguez, has fired all assistant coaches on Thursday.

Michigan Wolverines: Rich Rodriguez fires all coaches Tough love for the University of Michigan football - the newly hired head coach Rich Rodriguez has fired all assistant coaches yesterday. Rodriguez is scheduled to take over the Wolverines' reins after the Capital One Bowl on January 1st, but he isn't just sitting and waiting. On Thursday night the new Michigan football coach fired each of Lloyd Carr's assistants, after meeting with them one by one. The assistant coaches had signed a 2-year contracts in March of 2007, which means the University will continue to pay them until the end of February 2009, if they don't find new jobs. All assistants will remain with the Wolverines until after the Capital One Bowl game against the Florida Gators. Florida is still favorite 11 points against the spread for the game against Michigan at the online bookmaker Bodog Sports.

 Here is the list of all Michigan Wolverines assistant coaches fired by Rich Rodriguez: Scot Loeffler (quarterbacks), Andy Moeller (offensive line) Steve Stripling (defensive line), Ron English (defensive coordinator), Mike DeBord (offensive coordinator), Fred Jackson (wide receivers and associate head coach), Erik Campbell (wide receivers and assistant head coach), Vance Bedford (defensive backs) and Steve Szabo (linebackers). 

 Published on 12/21/2007

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