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Did Bad Coaching, Bad Recruiting, or Both Lead to Miami Hurricanes Downfall?

Article By on 22nd June, 2009

... to even the most casual of college football fans what ultimately led to his dismissal in late November of 2006.

In 2001 and 2002, the Coker-led Hurricanes' program were at the pinnacle of the college football world. In back to back seasons they were playing for the "big one," the BCS national title game.

Over that two year period the Hurricanes won the National title in '01 followed by a loss to Ohio State the following year ear-marked by a few questionable calls.

Coker, and the Hurricane program, enjoyed a 24-1 record over the same period of time.

But, slowly and surely, the program started to decline.

2003 saw Miami finish at 11-2.

2004-'05 were 9-3 seasons until the final nail was driven in his coffi...

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