Mike Stoops out at Arizona after 8 years
Arizona coach Mike Stoops had been lauded for turning the program around, leading the Wildcats to three straight bowls after a decade of mediocrity.
But even as Arizona was making its run to last year's Alamo Bowl, there were signs that the program had taken a step back.
Combined with a lackluster start to this season, athletic director Greg Byrne had seen enough.
Byrne announced Monday that Arizona had fired Stoops halfway through his eighth season, ending a run that ...
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