Departing Mississippi State coach Ron Polkis not a happy man. He lobbied hard for his top assistant, Tommy Raffo, to succeed him, but the school chose Kentucky coach John Cohen instead. How unhappy is Polk? This quote should sum it up: "I just got slapped in the face, punched in the stomach. All my coaches have been slapped in the face, punched in the stomach by a young athletic director who has absolutely no clue what he's doing."
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West Virginia University President Mike Garrisonwill resign in September after a scandal erupted surrounding the improper awarding of a master's degree to the governor's daughter. Oh yeah, that whole Rich Rodriguez fiasco didn't help matters much, either.