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Corn Flakes: You're Fired. Maybe You Get To Keep Your Pencil

Mark Richt Got Fired And He's A Lot More Likable Than You
Mark Richt Got Fired And He's A Lot More Likable Than You
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Did you get fired yesterday?

No? Lucky you, but are you really sure?

Lots of people got fired yesterday. Perhaps you were one of them, but weren't contacted immediately because your boss forgot your name. He let me know he wanted to get rid of "that unkempt guy who sits at desk #6" and be sure to let you know to not bother coming in today, but I forgot your name too.

You have something in common with all the other people who got fired yesterday. You're a loser, or more appropriately, not enough of a winner. We boxed up your stuff; you can find it on top your desk. Your co-workers have already rifled through it; that's what you get for being late, again. They might have taken everything, and by everything I mean even that one decent looking photo of you and your way too hot for you girlfriend.

Those other people who got fired are getting buyouts. Some, even those who failed miserably, are getting large buyouts, big enough to buy a large boat and sail around the world, possibly with your former girlfriend who'll be happy to be with a guy who makes a decent income.

Don't feel so bad. I saved you a pencil. Has our logo on it. You can have it to remember me by.

Mark Richt, out at Georgia:

Mark Richt fired, and Georgia's top target is Alabama DC Kirby Smart -
After 14 seasons in Athens, it's reportedly over for Mark Richt.

Mark Richt Out At UGA. - Dawg Sports
In a statement released this afternoon Athletic Director Greg McGarity disclosed that Mark Richt will be "stepping down" as head football coach at the University of Georgia. The statement also noted that Richt has been offered the chance to accept "other duties" within the athletic department.

Rutgers Cleaning House..... AD Hermann, Coach Flood Gone:

Rutgers has Fired Athletic Director Julie Hermann - On the Banks
President Barchi and the Board of Governors instituted a much needed change at the top of the Rutgers athletic department!

Rutgers Has Fired Head Coach Kyle Flood - On the Banks
It's official. After four seasons as the head coach of Rutgers, Kyle Flood has been fired. What does that mean?

Rutgers Athletics: What I Want From the Next AD - On the Banks
Let's do it right this time, Rutgers.

Rutgers President Robert Barchi Names Patrick Hobbs Athletic Director - On the Banks
Hobbs was the Dean of Seton Hall Law School since 1999 and stepped down in 2014 to become an ombudsman for New Jersey Governor Chris Christie. Hobbs served as interim athletic director at Seton Hall in 2010-2011, ultimately replacing men's basketball coach Bobby Gonzalez and women's basketball coach Phyliss Mangina. He hired Kevin Willard as the new men's basketball coach, who is currently in his sixth season as head coach and has a record of 83-80.

Justin Fuente in at Virginia Tech:

A Host Of Others, Some Firing Position Coaches

Mike London resigns: Details on buyout, contract terms - Streaking The Lawn
London's resignation leads to negotiated buyout instead of contract severance clause

USC has reportedly reached out to Chip Kelly about its coaching job -
If the former Oregon coach wants to return to the college game, the biggest available program is reportedly interested.

John Shoop, Greg Hudson, and Rubin Carter Fired By Purdue - Hammer and Rails
You can give thanks to Jesus, Buddha, Allah, Zeus, Cthulu, or your deity of choice. OC, DC, and DL coaches.

Purdue Football Coaching Search: Who Do You Hire? - Hammer and Rails
Going after a smaller conference solid offensive coordinator would be a very good decision for Darrell Hazell.

Penn State Has Fired Offensive Coordinator John Donovan - Black Shoe Diaries
The move comes a day after the Nittany Lions' finished the 2015 regular season.

Tracy Claeys Shakes Up Offensive Staff, Limegrover & Zebrowski Contracts Not Renewed - The Daily Gopher
Matt Limegrover has been the offensive coordinator for Jerry Kill since 2001 and has coached along side Tracy Claeys since 1999.  This move is a bit surprising considering they have coached along side each other for so many years.  Coach Kill was incredibly loyal to his assistants, maybe to a fault, and I think many assumed Claeys would retain Limegrover.

Illinois Signed A Guy To A Two-Year Contract

Welcome To Your Nightmare, Illinois - The Champaign Room
Welcome to your nightmare, Illinois. You brought this upon yourself.

Illinois Doesn't Care About Football - The Champaign Room
By giving Bill Cubit a two-year extension, the University of Illinois showed its fans exactly how much it cares about the football program.

Another Guy Agree To Be The Head Coach At Iowa State?

CONFIRMED: Matt Campbell Agrees to be Next Iowa State Football Head Coach - Wide Right & Natty Lite
The news broke late Saturday night, and now Cyclone fans know for sure who will be taking over the program after Paul Rhoads - Matt Campbell, now formerly Toledo's head coach.

And Yet Another Guy Agreed To Coach At UCF

UCF expected to hire Dino Babers as new head coach, bringing even more offense to the AAC -
In four years as a head coach, Babers has won four division titles. Now he's taking his explosive offense to Orlando.

And Some Guy Outmaneuvered His Political Opponents To Save His Job And Is Loved By Millions

...What the hell happened? - And The Valley Shook
How did Miles go from being so fired that we couldn't see any other scenario playing out to now, with Mark Richt's ouster, the sitting dean of SEC head coaches? Per a source, there was no third-quarter decision, as Joe Schad reported. There was no "if he wins on Saturday."

Then There's This Stuff

We had to watch Alabama squash another poor opponent, but at least Will Muschamp got mad -
The Top Whatever is Spencer Hall's weekly ranking of the teams he feels like ranking at this particular moment. This week, Bama is Subway.

Hey, Wha Happen: Michigan State 55, Penn State 16 - Black Shoe Diaries
Penn State suffered their worst loss ever to Michigan State and it was bad. I guess we should relive or something.

Ohio State blew out Michigan thanks to an explosive run game - Land-Grant Holy Land
There was no need to pass as Ohio State exploited Michigan's weakness against explosive runs and fed Zeke all afternoon.

New bowl projections, now that Oklahoma's already in the College Football Playoff -
It's time to predict who'll play in every bowl game, with only one week to go before Selection Sunday.

Citrus Bowl confirms it will decide between Michigan and Northwestern if Ohio State, Iowa and Michigan State go to New Year's Six bowls - Inside NU
The Citrus Bowl confirmed on Twitter Sunday that its Big Ten selection will come down to Northwestern and Michigan, assuming Iowa, Michigan State and Ohio State all go to New Year's Six bowls:

Setting the state for Iowa vs Michigan State in the 2015 Big Ten Championship Game.


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