This is the second in a series to examine the Pac-12's four new head coaches. Click here if you missed the first one on Washington State's Mike Leach.
I'm doing these in the order of their dangerousness if you are a fan of another school. Leach is to be feared by the other 11 teams, but Rich Rodriguez is not exactly chopped liver.
Rodriguez was an excellent hire by Arizona athletic director Greg Byrne. Byrne fired Mike Stoops early (Oct. 10, 2011) and got a jump on other schools that would dismiss their head coaches at the more traditional time at the end of the season. Rodriguez was hired on Nov. 21.
Here's what we know about the new Pac-12 addition, known as Rich Rod.