UM athletic director Blake James, right, preferred not to make a coaching change during the season. But after an embarrassing 58-0 home loss to Clemson on Saturday, Oct. 24, 2015, he parted ways with coach Al Golden.
UM athletic director Blake James, right, preferred not to make a coaching change during the season. But after an embarrassing 58-0 home loss to Clemson on Saturday, Oct. 24, 2015, he parted ways with coach Al Golden. Lynne Sladky AP
UM athletic director Blake James, right, preferred not to make a coaching change during the season. But after an embarrassing 58-0 home loss to Clemson on Saturday, Oct. 24, 2015, he parted ways with coach Al Golden. Lynne Sladky AP

Greg Cote: Firing Al Golden was easy; choosing successor is real challenge for UM’s Blake James

October 26, 2015 04:11 PM

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Greg Cote has been a Miami Herald sports columnist since 1995 and also writes the Random Evidence blog and NFL predictions along with his notorious sidekick the Upset Bird. He has covered Hurricanes football (1984-88), the Dolphins (1990-91) and major events including Super Bowls, NBA Finals, World Series, Stanley Cup, Olympics and World Cup.
Read Greg Cote's Random Evidence blog at http://blogs.herald.com/random_evidence/