John L. Smith is gone!

The Michigan State University Board of Trustees is announcing Smith’s “resignation,” aka firing as we speak at a 1:30pm news conference. He’ll stay on for the rest of the year, including any potential, but far-fetched, bowl game.
So, do I hear any replacement nominees? Steve Mariucci? Tyrone WIllingham? Butch Davis? At least they are not likely to “hire from within” like they did when Bobby Williams won one bowl game against Florida, and parlayed it into many years of Spartan malaise.
I literally did a happy dance in my co-worker’s cube.