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Friday, February 03, 2006

Right, coaching shuffle after a disastrous 7-5 season. This is not what we had in mind... per WDFN:

  • Terry Malone has taken a job with the Saints.
  • Ron English will be the Bears' DB coach.
  • Mike DeBord will be the new offensive coordinator.
Per a reliable source:
  • Scot Loeffler is interviewing with the Patriots next week.
Remember that stock tip about Ann Arbor Torch & Pitchfork? Yeah.

We'll see exactly what happens when the dust settles--sports talk radio is prone to error, after all and Loeffler doesn't even have a job offer yet--but suffice it to say that if you told me to name four coaches I didn't want Michigan to lose, the list would have been Loeffler, English, Malone, and Steve Stripling. How Herrmann remains bulletproof in all of this is a mystery. Carr has no problem guillotining any offensive coordinator who looks at him funny, but anyone on the staff with a ridiculous mustache is off limits, Gittleson and Herrmann most prominently.

For now: goddammit. Hockey. Must go. Will inform when I know more. Send hot tips here.