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Rodriguez introduced as new Arizona coach

TUCSON, Nov. 22 (UPI) -- Former Michigan football Coach Rich Rodriguez was introduced as the new coach at the University of Arizona Tuesday.

Suspended Arizona linebacker out

TUCSON, Dec. 12 (UPI) -- Junior linebacker Sterling Lewis will miss Arizona's Las Vegas Bowl game Dec. 20 because of drunken driving and other charges, the Arizona Daily Star reported.

Pelini joins staff at Oklahoma

NORMAN, Okla., Jan. 18 (UPI) -- Bo Pelini, who was bypassed for the Nebraska coaching job, has been hired as the defensive coordinator of the school's most hated rival.

Mike Stoops named at Arizona

TUCSON, Nov. 29 (UPI) -- Oklahoma co-defensive coordinator Mike Stoops Saturday was named the new football coach at Arizona.

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Slocum out as Texas A&M football coach

COLLEGE STATION, Texas, Dec. 2 (UPI) -- R.C. Slocum Monday was fired after 14 years as the football coach at Texas A&M.

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Michael J. Stoops (born December 31, 1961) is the head football coach at the University of Arizona, his first head coaching position. He previously served as an assistant coach at the University of Iowa, Kansas State University and the University of Oklahoma. He is the younger brother of Oklahoma head coach, Bob Stoops.

Stoops, one of 10 children born to Ron and Dee Stoops, attended Cardinal Mooney High School in Youngstown, Ohio, where his dad was an assistant coach and defensive coordinator.

After high school Stoops played for the University of Iowa Hawkeyes (1982–1984) as a strong safety. He played on the same team with quarterback Chuck Long, and was a two-time all-Big Ten selection. While at Iowa he collided with a goal post during a game at Michigan State, and knocked it over.

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