Sean Merriman, web editor, December 2, 2014

Interim athletic director Jim Hackett announced Tuesday that Michigan has fired Brady Hoke after four seasons and a 31-20 record, including an 18-14 mark in Big Ten play.

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The decision comes after Hoke and the Wolverines closed out the season with a 42-28 loss at Ohio State, which left them one victory short of making a bowl game.

Hoke,who went from 11 wins to eight to seven to five, finished 1-3 vs. Ohio State, 1-3 vs. Michigan State and 2-2 vs. Notre Dame.

Social media took off after the announcement of Hoke's dismissal became official.

Here is a look at some of the top Twitter reactions from current players:

Twitter reactions from former players: