Shannon is fired

The University of Miami announced Saturday night that head coach Randy Shannon has been fired.

CORAL GABLES, Fla. – University of Miami Athletic Director Kirby Hocutt announced the dismissal of Randy Shannon Saturday evening.

"We have made a decision to seek new leadership for our football program," said Hocutt. "Our expectations are to compete for championships and return to the top of the college football world. We will immediately begin a national search."

Hocutt will address the media Sunday at 1p.m. Eastern from the Edgerrin James room within the Athletics Department. UM will have no further comment until the press conference Sunday.

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