Arizona Fires Coach Rod

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The University of Arizona has fired football coach Rich Rodriguez after six seasons in the wake of a sexual harassment allegation the university began investigating in October and a recent notice of a hostile workplace lawsuit to be filed against Rodriguez.

 

Bama Tops Clemson

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Alabama’s defense scored two touchdowns, 13 seconds apart in the third quarter, to give the 4th-ranked Crimson Tide a 24-6 victory over top-ranked Clemson in the Sugar Bowl semifinal.  Georgia and Alabama will square off for the national title Monday night in Atlanta.

 

Utah Runs Past WVU

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Zach Moss ran for 150 yards, including a 58-yard touchdown, as Utah beat West Virginia 30-14 in the Heart of Dallas Bowl.  (7-6) WVU finished the season with its third straight loss.  The Mountaineers had only 153 total yards without junior QB Will Grier, who broke a finger November 18, and 1,000-yard rusher Justin Crawford, a senior who bypassed the bowl game in advance of the NFL draft.