Despite the coronavirus pandemic and its financial impact on universities, a larger-than-expected number of schools made coaching changes. Now it's time to evaluate them.
Rich Rodriguez was hired as the new head coach at Jacksonville State, which earlier this month accepted an invitation to join Conference USA and compete in the FBS beginning in 2023.
- Rich Rod to coach FBS-bound Jacksonville St.
- Harassment suit against Rodriguez, UA dismissed
- La.-Monroe QB Rodriguez home after ICU stay
- UL Monroe QB Rodriguez, son of Rich, in hospital
— Emani Bailey scored on a 2-yard run to give No. 23 Louisiana-Lafayette a double-digit lead in the third quarter, and the Ragin’ Cajuns held off Louisiana-Monroe for a 21-16 victory Saturday.
— Freshman Malik Nabers had a career-high 143 yards receiving and a touchdown as LSU defeated Louisiana-Monroe 27-14 Saturday night.
— Layne Hatcher threw for 444 yards and two touchdowns, Blake Grupe kicked the go-ahead field goal with 77 seconds remaining and Arkansas State snapped an eight-game losing streak by defeating Louisiana-Monroe 27-24 on Saturday night.
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— Jahmyl Jeter scored an uncontested touchdown with 1:43 to play to secure a 27-19 win for Texas State over Louisiana-Monroe on Saturday.
— Chase Brice threw four touchdown passes and Appalachian State forced four turnovers in the first half to cruise past Louisiana-Monroe 59-28 on Saturday.
A lawsuit alleging sexual harassment and a hostile workplace environment against former Arizona coach Rich Rodriguez and the university was dismissed earlier this month, with both sides only paying their own costs and attorneys' fees.
— Chandler Rogers threw four touchdown passes, including an 81-yarder to Will Derrick, and UL Monroe beat South Alabama 41-31 on Saturday night.
— Calum Sutherland kicked a career-long 53-yard field goal with under two minutes to play and Mark Williams preserved the victory with an interception as Louisiana-Monroe upset Liberty, 31-28 on Saturday night.
— Darren Grainger threw four touchdown passes and ran for a fifth and Georgia State's ground game churned out 326 yards and four more touchdowns as the Panthers crushed Louisiana-Monroe, 55-21 on Saturday night.
Louisiana-Monroe QB Rhett Rodriguez, who was hospitalized in intensive care with a collapsed lung and chest trauma following Saturday's game, is now home, his father told ESPN.
Louisiana-Monroe quarterback Rhett Rodriguez, son of longtime coach Rich Rodriguez, has been hospitalized with a lung injury.
— Rhett Rodriguez threw for one touchdown, Andrew Henry ran for another and the UL Monroe defense came up big in the second half as the Warhawks defeated Troy 29-16 on Saturday night.
Winless Florida State took its rightful place on our list, and while we were sleeping on Saturday, the Pac-12 made its way to the Bottom 10.
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UL-Monroe coach Terry Bowden has left the team to be with his father, Hall of Fame coach Bobby Bowden, who has end-stage pancreatic cancer.
Whether they like it or not, each new college football hire inherits obstacles. We take a look at the biggest challenges facing the 18 new head-coaching hires ahead of the 2021 season.
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