Mitch Albom addresses RR's job security in the Freep today and actually gets it mostly right. In case you don't want to link, the main quote goes as follows:
"But I will say this to the Maize-and-Blue Nation. Be careful what you wish for.
And ask yourself who you want to be.
Do you want to be a program that hires and fires football coaches with the frequency of a lousy NBA franchise? Remember, every time a college coach is fired, dozens of players who had a personal commitment from the man are left hanging. You don't trade them. You don't buy new ones. Meanwhile, dozens of high school recruits are tossed into the air of uncertainty. And money -- which could be going to academic resources -- is instead paid to men who are no longer on the job."
The rest of the article is here: