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Brady Hoke To Be University of Michigan Head Coach

SAN DIEGO - OCTOBER 17:  Head Coach Brady Hoke of San Diego State Aztecs watches his players as they play BYU Cougars at Qualcomm Stadium on October 17, 2009 in San Diego, California.  (Photo by Jacob de Golish/Getty Images)
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Alex FergusonSenior Analyst IIJanuary 11, 2011

No, we're not going to talk about the NFL, but about Michigan's new hire as head coach San Diego State Head Coach Brady Hoke.

Hoke comes from a non-BCS school (and therefore to the BCS snobs, the purgatory that goes between I-AA and BCS) that has been impressive this year.

Not only did SDSU comfortably beat Navy's triple-option and Notre Dame's offense in a 35-14 Poinsettia Bowl win, they also lost to TCU 40-35. Their other losses were heart breakers, too.

He'll inherit a pretty great QB in Denard Robinson (Heisman anyone??), and a pretty awful defense.

Michigan fans might be furious that they didn't get Les Miles, but this Brady guy is a damned good coach. We at the VFA hope we're wrong.

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