---The stunning and seemingly sudden decision by Maryland AD Kevin Anderson to fire Ralph Friedgen as football coach makes absolute sense. After all, former Texas Tech coach Mike Leach has the potential to bring a passion to the school's football program not seen since Friedgen's first season 10 years ago.
---As the profile of many college football assistant coaches rises, so does their pay.
---Here's a Q&A with new Kent State coach Darrell Hazell.
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