Originally Posted by Lestat
yep, he was hired to be fired.
There was a split faction at Michigan....and those who didn't want him, worked against him from the day he set foot in there....and that includes Lloyd Carr.
Toss in a bumbling Bill Martin, the athletic director, who did nothing to rectify the situation and you've got a recipe for failure.
Rich Rod wasn't really a good fit at Michigan, but he also wasn't given the full support from everyone involved that a new coach deserves.
The entire coaching search was a catatonic cluster****, led by someone who had no clue....see the Les Miles fiasco.