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1. Rodriguez, Rich, 1963– 2. Football coaches—United States. 3. Universityof Michigan—Football. 4. Michigan Wolverines (Football team). I. Title.GV939.R622B34 2011769.332—dc232011022040Picador ISBN 978-1-250-01697-3First published in the United States by Farrar, Straus and GirouxFirst Picador Edition: September 201210 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1