The spate of movement in college coaching continued today with former Packers head coach Mike Sherman taking the job at Texas A&M that opened up when Dennis Franchione resigned. And Chan Gailey, the former Dallas Cowboys head coach, was fired after six seasons at Georgia Tech. Reportedly, Gailey has four years left on a contract that would pay him $1 million a year.
As expected, former Oakland Raiders head coach Bill Callahan was fired at Nebraska after a 5-7 season that saw the Cornhuskers give up points in bunches in losses to to Kansas (76), Colorado (65), USC (49), Oklahoma State (45), Missouri (41) and Texas A&M (36).
Earlier, Lloyd Carr announced his resignation at Michigan.