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Tuesday, January 11, 2011
If feels like despite the BCS Championship taking place last night in Arizona, all the important news in college football world is taking place in Anne Arbor Michigan, where the Michigan Wolverines have finally found their man to coach the football team. This morning it appeared that Michigan was ready to hire Les Miles as their head coach, but Les Miles was not having any of that, and he revoked the Wolverines offer. Now news has emerged that Michigan has come to terms with Brady Hoke to take over as head coach.
Michigan athletic director Dave Brandon announced this afternoon that Brady Hoke will take over for the departed Rich Rodriguez. Most recently Hoke was the head coach of the San Diego State Aztecs.
“We are pleased to announce the hiring of Brady,” Brandon state in a statement. “He is a terrific coach and will be a great ambassador and leader for our football program. We look forward to having him build a championship program on the field and in the classroom.”
Despite attending Ball State, Hoke is considered a Michigan man after spending two seasons as a coordinator under former Michigan coach Lloyd Carr. Brady Hoke spent the past two season as the head coach of San Diego State where he got the Aztecs to be bowl eligible. For his career 47-50 overall record, including six seasons at Ball State.