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Al Groh – You’re F%^&ing Out

Al Groh? Do I even need to say it?

Ready the obit writer in the college football world, since another head coach has met his untimely demise. This time, it’s a BCS conference school, but hardly a BCS caliber type team or talent, as the Virginia Cavaliers have given the old heave ho to Al Groh.

Surprising no one, Groh was finally removed from the position most thought he would be terminated from last season after a 5-7 2008 and a 3-9 2009. Much like Marshall’s Mark Snyder, Groh was also a player at the school that terminated him, but unlike Snyder, Groh actually had some level of success at UVa.

The 2002 and 2007 ACC Coach of the Year, Groh compiled a 59-53 record with a 36-36 conference mark. Far from horrible, though never great, and that’s ultimately what cost him his job. From the penthouse of the ACC Coach of the Year to the outhouse of fired… coaching is a cruel fickle beast.

Al Groh… you’re fucking out.

2009 Axe Man Victims
JD Brookhart – Akron
David Elson – Western Kentucky
Al Groh – Virginia
Steve Kragthrope – Louisville
Mike Sanford – UNLV
Mark Snyder – Marshall
Dick Tomey – San Jose State
Tommy West – Memphis


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