Hackett’s description of the process – which will include a headhunting firm – suggested Michigan already has some candidates identified.
In terms of wins and losses, Michigan steadily declined during Hoke’s tenure after going 11-2 in his first season.
Some players took to Twitter to express their feelings about the dismissal of Hoke.
Valenti added Hoke was running a “cheap, welfare version of the Rich Rod” game.
Minutes after reports surfaced that Michigan fired head football coach Brady Hoke, a very outspoken, big-name, athlete said that he’d like to coach the Wolverines.
We may learn the fate of University of Michigan football coach Brady Hoke by the end of the day.
Doug Nussmeier’s offense has fallen well short of expectations at Michigan.
Thanksgiving will not interfere with the pizza night tradition of Michigan head coach Brady Hoke.
“Winning that last game always means a lot,” Hoke said. “You want to be able to go back and say my senior year we beat Ohio.”
Michigan interim athletic director Jim Hackett says he’s had a number of meetings with coach Brady Hoke, and he was mostly complimentary of how the coach has handled adversity this year.