Here are the rules of college football coaching searches.
Ole Miss fired Houston Nutt early, but doing so has not yielded any signs of an advantage in getting a new coach. It's another signal that the school lacks good leadership in its athletics department.
Coaches say a lot of things about their candidacies for other jobs this time of year. Most of it is technically true, while it hides their true intentions.
With Rich Rodriguez's ouster from Michigan confirmed, speculation is heating up again about Les Miles and the job in Ann Arbor.