University of California, Berkley athletic director Sandy Barbour made the call on Tuesday that many college football experts had been expecting, as she announced that Bears head coach Jeff Tedford had been relieved of his duties.
Tedford, who came to Cal in 2002 after a four-year stint as the Oregon offensive coordinator, rejuvenated a struggling Bears program, leading a team that recorded one win in the season prior to his arrival to nine winning seasons in eleven seasons, including two ten-win seasons. (more…)
The end of the football season is a very sad time to those who practically worship the sport like myself, but it does give us valuable time to reflect on everything we witnessed and start looking forward to the future. One such topic that comes up at this point in time is coaching changes. Twenty seven college teams changed head coaches in preparation for the 2012 season, calling for the need of a ranking of these new coaches. That’s exactly what I’ve provided in this article, which is a bit long but it’s very detailed for each coach. (more…)