Dennis Dodd's 2013 Coach Hot Seat Ratings


Below is a list of Dennis Dodd's College Football Coach Hot Seat Ratings for the 2013 season.

Zero coaches got the dreaded "5" rating this season, but UNLV's Bobby Hauck was hit with the highest rating at 4.5.

Four coaches have a "4.0" rating, including three from major conferences. USC's Lane Kiffin, Illinois' Tim Beckman, Missouri's Gary Pinkel and Eastern Michigan's Ron English.

Hot Seat Rating Key
RatingWhat it meansCoaches
0-0.5Can't be touched36
1-1.5Very safe, change unlikely37
2-2.5Safe, but you never know31
3-3.5On the bubble, feeling pressure17
4-4.5Warm seat, better start winning5
5Hot seat! Win or be fired0
 
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Coach Hot Seat Ratings
CoachSchoolYearsRecord2013 Rating2012 Rating

Troy Calhoun

Air Force
Air Force

6

47-31

1.0

0.0

Terry Bowden

Akron
Akron

1

1-11

2.5

0.5

Nick Saban

Alabama
Alabama

6

68-13

0.0

0.0

Rich Rodriguez

Arizona
Arizona

1

8-5

1.0

0.5

Todd Graham

Arizona State
Arizona State

1

8-5

0.0

1.0

Bret Bielema

Arkansas
Arkansas

-

0-0

0.5

N/A

Bryan Harsin

Arkansas State
Arkansas State

-

0-0

0.5

N/A

Rich Ellerson

Army
Army

3

17-32

3.5

3.0

Gus Malzahn

Auburn
Auburn

--

0-0

0.0

N/A

Pete Lembo

Ball State
Ball State

2

15-10

0.5

2.0

Art Briles

Baylor
Baylor

5

33-30

0.0

0.5

Chris Petersen

Boise
Boise State

7

85-8

0.0

0.0

Steve Addazio

Boston College
Boston College

--

0-0

2.0

N/A

Dave Clawson

Bowling Green
Bowling Green

4

22-28

2.5

3.5

Jeff Quinn

Buffalo
Buffalo

3

10-28

3.0

4.0

Bronco Mendenhall

BYU
BYU

8

74-29

1.5

2.0

Sonny Dykes

California
California

--

0-0

0.5

N/A

Dan Enos

Central Michigan
Central Michigan

3

13-24

3.0

4.5

Tommy Tuberville

Cincinnati
Cincinnati

--

0-0

0.5

N/A

Dabo Swinney

Clemson
Clemson

5

40-21

1.0

3.0

Paul Pasqualoni

Connecticut
Connecticut

2

10-14

2.5

2.5

Mike MacIntyre

Colorado
Colorado

--

0-0

1.0

N/A

Jim McElwain

Colorado State
Colorado State

1

4-8

2.0

1.0

David Cutcliffe

Duke
Duke

5

21-40

0.5

3.5

Ruffin McNeill

East Carolina
East Carolina

4

19-19

2.0

2.5

Ron English

Eastern Michigan
Eastern Michigan

4

10-38

4.0

1.5

Will Muschamp

Florida
Florida

2

18-8

0.5

2.5

Carl Pelini

FAU
Florida Atlantic

1

3-9

2.5

2.5

Ron Turner

FIU
Florida International

--

0-0

3.5

N/A

Jimbo Fisher

Florida State
Florida State

3

31-10

1.5

1.0

Tim DeRuyter

Fresno State
Fresno State

1

9-4

0.5

1.0

Mark Richt

Georgia
Georgia

12

118-40

1.0

2.5

Trent Miles

Georgia State
Georgia State

--

0-0

2.0

N/A

Paul Johnson

Georgia Tech
Georgia Tech

4

40-27

1.0

1.0

Norm Chow

Hawaii
Hawaii

1

3-9

3.0

1.5

Tony Levine

Houston
Houston

1

6-7

2.0

1.5

Paul Petrino

Idaho
Idaho

--

0-0

0.0

N/A

Tim Beckman

Illinois
Illinois

1

0-0

4.0

2.0

Kevin Wilson

Indiana
Indiana

2

5-19

2.0

3.0

Kirk Ferentz

Iowa
Iowa

14

100-74

3.0

1.5

Paul Rhoads

Iowa State
Iowa State

4

24-27

1.0

0.0

Charlie Weis

Kansas
Kansas

1

1-11

3.0

2.0

Bill Snyder

Kansas State
Kansas State

21

171-84

0.0

0.5

Mark Stoops

Kentucky
Kentucky

1

0-0

0.5

N/A

Paul Haynes

Kent State
Kent State

--

0-0

1.0

N/A

Mark Hudspeth

Louisiana-Lafaeytte
Louisiana-Lafayette

2

18-8

0.0

0.0

Todd Berry

Louisiana-Monroe
Louisiana-Monroe

3

17-20

0.5

3.0

Les Miles

LSU
LSU

8

85-21

1.0

2.0

Skip Holtz

Louisiana Tech
Louisiana Tech

--

0-0

2.5

N/A

Charlie Strong

Louisville
Louisville

3

25-14

0.0

1.0

Doc Holliday

Marshall
Marshall

3

17-20

2.5

2.5

Randy Edsall

Maryland
Maryland

2

6-18

3.5

4.0

Charley Molnar

UMass
Massachusetts

1

1-11

3.5

2.0

Justin Fuente

Memphis
Memphis

1

4-8

2.0

2.0

Al Golden

Miami (Fla.)
Miami (Fla.)

2

13-11

1.0

2.5

Don Treadwell

Miami (Ohio)
Miami (Ohio)

2

8-16

3.0

2.0

Brady Hoke

Michigan
Michigan

2

19-7

2.5

0.0

Mark Dantonio

Michigan State
Michigan State

6

51-31

1.0

0.0

Rick Stockstill

MTSU
Middle Tennessee

7

43-44

2.5

3.5

Jerry Kill

Minnesota
Minnesota

2

9-16

1.5

3.0

Dan Mullen

Mississippi State
Mississippi State

4

29-22

2.0

1.5

Gary Pinkel

Missouri
Missouri

12

89-61

4.0

0.5

Ken Niumatalolo

Navy
Navy

5

39-26

1.5

1.0

Bo Pelini

Nebraska
Nebraska

5

49-20

2.5

2.5

Brian Polian

Nevada
Nevada

--

0-0

1.0

N/A

Bob Davie

New Mexico
New Mexico

1

4-9

1.0

N/A

Doug Martin

New Mexico State
New Mexico State

--

0-0

2.0

N/A

Larry Fedora

UNC
North Carolina

1

8-4

1.0

N/A

Dave Doeren

N.C. State
North Carolina State

--

0-0

1.0

N/A

Dan McCarney

North Texas
North Texas

2

9-15

2.0

2.0

Rod Carey

Northern Illlinois
Northern Illinois

--

0-0

0.5

N/A

Pat Fitzgerald

Northwestern
Northwestern

7

50-39

0.0

0.5

Brian Kelly

Notre Dame
Notre Dame

3

28-11

1.0

3.5

Frank Solich

Ohio
Ohio

8

59-44

1.0

2.0

Urban Meyer

Ohio State
Ohio State

1

12-0

0.0

0.5

Bob Stoops

Oklahoma
Oklahoma

14

149-37

1.0

0.5

Mike Gundy

Oklahoma State
Oklahoma State

8

67-35

0.0

0.0

Bobby Wilder

Old Dominion
Old Dominion

5

38-10*

1.0

N/A

Hugh Freeze

Ole Miss
Ole Miss

1

7-6

0.5

0.5

Mark Helfrich

Oregon
Oregon

--

0-0

1.5

N/A

Mike Riley

Oregon State
Oregon State

12

81-67

1.0

3.0

Paul Chryst

Pittsburgh
Pittsburgh

1

6-7

1.5

1.5

Bill O'Brien

Penn State
Penn State

1

8-4

0.5

2.5

Darrell Hazell

Purdue
Purdue

--

0-0

1.0

N/A

David Bailiff

New Mexico State
Rice

6

30-44

3.0

4.0

Kyle Flood

Rutgers
Rutgers

1

9-4

1.5

1.5

Rocky Long

San Diego State
San Diego State

2

17-9

2.0

2.5

Ron Caragher

San Jose State
San Jose State

--

0-0

1.5

N/A

June Jones

SMU
SMU

5

31-34

1.5

1.5

Joey Jones

South Alabama
South Alabama

4

25-15

3.0

0.0

Willie Taggart

South Florida
South Florida

--

0-0

1.0

N/A

Steve Spurrier

South Carolina
South Carolina

8

67-36

0.0

0.5

Lane Kiffin

USC
Southern California

3

25-13

4.0

1.0

Todd Monken

Southern Mississippi
Southern Mississippi

--

0-0

2.5

1.0

David Shaw

Stanford
Stanford

2

23-4

0.0

0.0

Scott Shafer

Syracuse
Syracuse

--

0-0

1.0

N/A

Matt Rhule

Utah
Temple

--

0-0

2.0

N/A

Butch Jones

Tennessee
Tennessee

--

0-0

2.0

N/A

Mack Brown

Texas
Texas

15

150-43

3.5

2.5

Kevin Sumlin

Texas A&M
Texas A&M

1

11-2

0.0

2.0

Dennis Franchione

Texas State-San Marcos
Texas State

2

10-14

2.0

1.0

Gary Patterson

TCU
TCU

13

116-36

0.0

0.0

Sean Kugler

Texas-El Paso
Texas-El Paso

--

0-0

1.0

N/A

Larry Coker

Texas-San Antonio
Texas-San Antonio

2

12-10

0.5

0.5

Kliff Kingsbury

Texas Tech
Texas Tech

--

0-0

1.0

N/A

Matt Campbell

Toledo
Toledo

1

10-4

0.5

1.5

Larry Blakeney

Northwestern
Troy

22

169-98-1

2.0

1.5

Curtis Johnson

Tulane
Tulane

1

2-10

2.0

1.5

Bill Blankenship

Tulsa
Tulsa

2

19-8

0.5

1.0

Garrick McGee

UAB
UAB

1

3-9

2.0

2.5

George O'Leary

UCF
UCF

9

60-55

1.5

3.5

Jim Mora

UCLA
UCLA

1

9-5

0.5

2.5

Kyle Whittingham

Utah
Utah

8

70-32

3.0

1.5

Matt Wells

Utah State
Utah State

--

0-0

2.0

N/A

Bobby Hauck

UNLV
UNLV

3

6-32

4.5

4.0

James Franklin

Vanderbilt
Vanderbilt

2

15-11

0.5

1.0

Mike London

Virginia
Virginia

3

16-21

3.0

1.0

Frank Beamer

Virginia Tech
Virginia Tech

26

216-104

2.0

0.5

Jim Grobe

Wake Forest
Wake Forest

13

73-74

3.0

1.5

Steve Sarkisian

Washington
Washington

4

26-25

3.0

1.0

Mike Leach

Washington State
Washington State

1

3-9

1.0

0.0

Dana Holgorsen

West Virginia
West Virginia

2

17-9

2.5

0.5

Bobby Petrino

Western Kentucky
Western Kentucky

--

0-0

1.5

N/A

P.J. Fleck

Western Michigan
Western Michigan

--

0-0

0.5

N/A

Gary Andersen

Wisconsin
Wisconsin

--

0-0

2.5

N/A

Dave Christensen

Wyoming
Wyoming

4

22-28

2.5

2.0

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