ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) - After a search that took nearly a month,
Michigan has hired West Virginia's Rich Rodriguez as its next
The school plans to introduce Rodriguez at a news conference
Rodriguez will take over for Lloyd Carr, who announced his
retirement November 19th after 13 seasons.
Rodriguez has a 60-and-20 record at West Virginia. The
eleventh-ranked Mountaineers have gone 10-and-2 this season and
will play in the Fiesta Bowl.
Michigan also interviewed LSU's Les Miles and Rutgers' Greg
Schiano for the job but both coaches decided to stay
put at their schools.