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George O'Leary

Miami starting over, not alone in search for new head coach

Not even a year ago, Steve Spurrier and Al Golden finished their seasons coaching against one another in a bowl game.

Now, their seasons are finished early.

And they're hardly alone in that club.

There's seven FBS head coaches currently wearing the interim tag. Southern California and Miami have combined for 10 national championships, and both — albeit for very different reasons — will likely have new coaches before long. Illinois, Maryland and South Carolina are all "Power 5" schools and will have no shortage of coaches in pursuit. Central Florida won a Fiesta Bowl to close the 2013 season, the same year that North Texas won nine games and a...