Originally written on thepigskinreport.com  |  Last updated 10/29/14

AUBURN, AL - SEPTEMBER 18: Head coach Gene Chizik of the Auburn Tigers celebrates after their 27-24 overtime win over the Clemson Tigers at Jordan-Hare Stadium on September 18, 2010 in Auburn, Alabama. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)
Black Monday is commonly referred to by football fans as the day after the NFL regular season when head coaches are fired. In college football, I guess you would call yesterday Black Sunday, as five head coaches were fired as their seasons have officially concluded, with no more regular season games and with only one or two of the five programs expected to play in a bowl game this season. Here is a look at all five head coaches who were shown the door yesterday, with none of them coming as much of a surprise. The Auburn Tigers fired Gene Chizik, less than two years removed from winning the BCS Championship. But after a winless season in SEC play, and embarrassing 49-0 blowout loss at the hands of the Alabama Crimson Tide in the Iron Bowl and an NCAA investigation going on right now, this move came as no surprise. Still Chizik is an excellent recruiter and coach. The early timing of this move may cause some of the incoming freshmen to consider transferring. Chizik may be out at Aubur...
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