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College Football Coach Was Fired Late Friday Night

A pylon at the CFP National Championship game.

ATLANTA, GA - JANUARY 08: A detailed view of the ESPN Pylon Cam during the CFP National Championship presented by AT&T between the Georgia Bulldogs and the Alabama Crimson Tide at Mercedes-Benz Stadium on January 8, 2018 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

We had an FBS head coaching firing late on Friday night amidst all of the craziness with the rivalry games.

In case you missed it, Central Michigan University announced a major change in its football leadership.

The program has decided to move on from head coach John Bonamego.

Bonamego, 55, was CMU's head coach from 2015-18. He was previously an assistant coach with the Detroit Lions.

From Central Michigan:

"Making a leadership change is a difficult decision, especially when you know that coach has given his all to CMU," Alford said. "After conducting a 360-degree evaluation of the program, it was clear that a change is needed if we are going to compete for and win championships. We greatly appreciate all that John has done for his alma mater and wish him the best moving forward."

Bonamego just finished his fourth season at CMU with an overall record of 22-29 and a MAC record of 15-17. The Chippewas were 1-11 overall, 0-8 in conference action this past season.

Cory Hall will provide leadership for the program until a new head coach is named.

There have been several major firings so far this month and more are likely to come when the regular season ends this weekend. Stay tuned.