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Paul Chryst the Latest Victim of College Football's Increasing Callousness

The Wisconsin head coach was one of the most successful in the nation. But that wasn't enough to overcome a 2-3 start. Five coaches have been released already this season, none more surprising than Chryst, who has bled Badger red since childhood and leaves Madison with a stellar 67-26 record. Here's more on the sport's cutthroat nature that belies its wholesome image and the weekend's other dismissal — Colorado's Karl Dorrell. Plus, a look at which coaches will be next.

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Paul Chryst the Latest Victim of College Football's Increasing Callousness
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    Six Bowl Wins? So What.

    Paul Chryst has been fired as Wisconsin Badgers head football coach

    Paul Chryst has been fired as Wisconsin Badgers head football coach

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    USA TODAY Sports - Jeff Potrykus

    Paul Chryst is out as Wisconsin’s head football coach. Wisconsin officials announced Sunday that Chryst has been removed five games into his eighth season as the Badgers' head coach. Defensive coordinator Jim Leonhard, 39, is to be named interim head coach. “After a heartfelt and authentic …

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