Originally posted on The Sports Rocker  |  Last updated 11/20/12

Jeff Tedford could probably have seen this day coming miles away. Reports coming from the U of California indicate that Tedford is being dismissed. If there was ever a coach that could see his own firing coming, I would hope it was Tedford.Think about the PAC12 for a minute. As much pub as the SEC gets as being dominant, the PAC12 has become nothing to sneeze at. Oregon is a perennial top 10 program. USC is was good. You can read about the ineptitude of Lake Kiffin anywhere. Former NFL coach Jim Mora is quickly rebuilding UCLA into a program that is already competing for a conference championship. And Stanford has become a conference contender as well.And where has California been?The Bears haven't finished with a .500 conference record or better since 2009. And every year, they slid just a bit more.Conference record in parantheses:2008: 9-4 (6-3)2009: 8-5 (5-4)2010: 5-7 (3-6)2011: 7-6 (4-5)2012: 3-9 (2-7) With the rise of other teams in the conference, Tedford simply wasn't able to keep up, and Oregon is now taking some of California's best football talent.Don't feel sorry for him though. He's still owed $6.9 million for the remaining three years on his contract. He'll be fine. And I'd put money on him getting a NFL quarterbacks coaching gig somewhere.

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