The RichRod era is over. Ohio State ends its bowl losing streak against the SEC.
A lot to link today.
Immediate reaction to Michigan's firing of Rich Rodriguez from yours truly, SI.com's Stewart Mandel, colleague Bruce Feldman (Insider) and the Detroit Free Press' Mitch Albom. A look back at the RichRod timeline in Ann Arbor from the Detroit Free Press. Michigan has a mess to clean up, Pete Thamel writes in The New York Times.
Ohio State finally beat the SEC in a bowl game, but in beating their rivals, the Buckeyes also joined them, SI.com's Andy Staples writes. Jim Tressel and Terrelle Pryor have a plan for Pryor's senior year, Doug Lesmerises writes in The Cleveland Plain Dealer.
Wisconsin's Bret Bielema might be in the unusual spot of needing to replace both of his coordinators, Andy Baggot writes in the Wisconsin State Journal.
Former Minnesota coach Tim Brewster could land at Texas State, Phil Miller writes in the Star Tribune.
Penn State defensive coordinator Tom Bradley deserves a shot at the Pitt job, Ron Cook writes in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. The Lions botched the Rob Bolden situation from the get-go, Joe Miegoc writes in the Pocono Record.
Iowa offensive coordinator Ken O'Keefe is among the rumored candidates for the UConn job, Paul Doyle writes in The Hartford Courant.
Indiana's new defensive assistants are already changing the culture, Andy Graham writes in The (Bloomington) Herald-Times.
Speaking of culture change, Northwestern still has a ways to go, Tina Akouris writes in the Chicago Sun-Times.