Five Reasons Miami Hurricanes Should Fire Al Golden and Hire Mario Cristobal

The Miami Hurricanes capped off a disappointing 2014 season with a loss to Pittsburgh last Saturday, their third in a row. The collapse began with blowing a 16-point lead to Florida State and ended with the Canes finishing the season 6-6, putting Miami in danger of finishing below .500 with a bowl game loss.

As you might have heard by now, Canes fans are displeased, and Al Golden is taking the brunt of their displeasure. Golden now sits 16-16 in the ACC during his tenure with the Hurricanes, 28-21 overall at Miami, and an even 55-55 in his career as a head coach -- startlingly mediocre numbers from a coach whom Hurricanes fans once had so much confidence in.

That confidence and belief are now gone. Time is up; the University of Miami should move on, fire Al Golden, and offer Alabama offensive line coach and ex-Hurricane two-time champion Mario Cristobal their head-coaching position.

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Ryan Yousefi is a freelance writer for Miami New Times, a lover of sports, and an expert consumer of craft beer and pho. Hanley Ramirez once stole a baseball from him and to this day still owes him $10.
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