Rich Rodriguez has a huge ego.
So when he recently admitted he made a mistake by leaving his alma mater West Virginia for what he thought was a better opportunity at Michigan, it was a shock to many.
The shock wasn’t that he regretted the move, but rather that he actually admitted it.
Will Rich Rodriguez coach again? Of course he will. He has a good enough track record of success for someone to not give him another shot.
But his legacy will always include the mistake he made of leaving WVU for Michigan.
Rodriguez is not the only coach who made a questionable coaching change. In the past 30 years, here are the coaches who had a serious lapse of judgment.