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Sonoran Hot Reads: Anonymous Pac-12 coach calls out Rich Rodriguez

Put a name behind it

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I've discovered over the past month or so that Travis Haney's job at ESPN is to write about coaching searches, and post them as Insider pieces. His latest has an interesting quote from another college coach about Rich Rodriguez:

"Looked like he had checked out to me," another coach in the league said. "I don't know what's going on with them there. Hard to believe [College] GameDay was there this year. It's a hard job."

Alright anonymous Pac-12 coach. Thanks for stirring things up. For what it's worth, Arizona and Cal were grouped together in that post, and I get the feeling that there's at least a bit of a chance that Sonny Dykes is Arizona's head coach next season.

But seriously, calling out another coach in your own conference like that?

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