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Miami Assistant Fired

From Associated Press

Miami fired defensive line coach Greg Mark on Monday, a surprising development for a team with the nation’s top-ranked defense.

Mark’s responsibilities will now fall to defensive coordinator Randy Shannon, Hurricane Coach Larry Coker said in a terse, short release sent out by school officials.

“This is a private, in-house matter and I will have no further comment,” Coker said. “We will now move forward with our preparations for the Georgia Tech game on Saturday.”

Mark, 38, was a graduate assistant at Miami from 1992-94, spent 1995 as the defensive line coach at Utah State and returned to Miami in 1996.

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