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Dennis Dodd's 2014 Coach Hot Seat Ratings


Below is a list of Dennis Dodd's College Football Coach Hot Seat Ratings for the 2014 season.

Only one coach got the dreaded "5" rating this season, FIU's Ron Turner. He's only in his second season at FIU, but went 1-11 last season.

Four coaches have a least a 4.0 rating, including three from major conferences. Kansas' Charlie Weis and Virginia's Mike London each got a 4.5, while Florida's Will Muschamp and Hawaii's Norm Chow each received a 4.

Hot Seat Rating Key
RatingWhat it meansCoaches
0-0.5Can't be touched
37
1-1.5Very safe, change unlikely
43
2-2.5Safe, but you never know
26
3-3.5Starting to feel the pressure
17
4-4.5Warm, better start winning
4
5Hot seat! Win or be fired
1
 
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Coach Hot Seat Ratings
CoachSchoolYearsRecord2014 Rating2013 Rating

Troy Calhoun

Air Force
Air Force

7

49-41

3.5

1.0

Terry Bowden

Akron
Akron

2

6-18

2.0

2.5

Nick Saban

Alabama
Alabama

7

79-15

0.0

0.0

Scott Satterfield

App State
Appalachian State

1

4-8

1.0

N/A

Rich Rodriguez

Arizona
Arizona

2

16-10

1.0

1.0

Todd Graham

Arizona State
Arizona State

2

18-9

1.0

0.0

Bret Bielema

Arkansas
Arkansas

1

3-9

3.0

0.5

Blake Anderson

Arkansas State
Arkansas State

--

0-0

0.5

N/A

Jeff Monken

Army
Army

--

0-0

1.0

N/A

Gus Malzahn

Auburn
Auburn

1

12-2

0.0

0.0

Pete Lembo

Ball State
Ball State

3

25-13

0.5

0.5

Art Briles

Baylor
Baylor

6

44-32

0.0

0.0

Bryan Harsin

Boise
Boise State

--

0-0

1.0

N/A

Steve Addazio

Boston College
Boston College

1

7-6

0.5

2.0

Dino Babers

Bowling Green
Bowling Green

--

0-0

0.0

N/A

Jeff Quinn

Buffalo
Buffalo

4

18-33

1.5

3.0

Bronco Mendenhall

BYU
BYU

9

82-34

1.5

1.5

Sonny Dykes

California
California

1

1-11

3.0

0.5

Dan Enos

Central Michigan
Central Michigan

4

19-30

3.0

3.0

Tommy Tuberville

Cincinnati
Cincinnati

1

9-4

1.0

0.5

Dabo Swinney

Clemson
Clemson

6

51-23

1.0

1.0

Mike MacIntyre

Colorado
Colorado

1

4-8

1.5

1.0

Jim McElwain

Colorado State
Colorado State

2

12-14

0.5

2.0

Bob Diaco

Connecticut
Connecticut

--

0-0

1.5

N/A

David Cutcliffe

Duke
Duke

6

31-44

0.0

0.5

Ruffin McNeill

East Carolina
East Carolina

5

29-22

1.0

2.0

Chris Creighton

Eastern Michigan
Eastern Michigan

--

0-0

2.5

N/A

Will Muschamp

Florida
Florida

3

22-16

4.0

0.5

Charlie Partridge

FAU
Florida Atlantic

--

0-0

1.0

N/A

Ron Turner

FIU
Florida International

1

1-11

5.0

3.5

Jimbo Fisher

Florida State
Florida State

4

45-10

0.0

1.5

Tim DeRuyter

Fresno State
Fresno State

2

20-6

0.0

0.5

Mark Richt

Georgia
Georgia

13

122-45

1.5

1.0

Willie Fritz

Georgia Southern
Georgia Southern

--

0-0

0.0

N/A

Trent Miles

Georgia State
Georgia State

1

0-12

2.0

2.0

Paul Johnson

Georgia Tech
Georgia Tech

5

47-33

2.5

1.0

Norm Chow

Hawaii
Hawaii

2

4-20

4.0

3.0

Tony Levine

Houston
Houston

2

14-12

1.5

2.0

Paul Petrino

Idaho
Idaho

1

1-11

2.0

0.0

Tim Beckman

Illinois
Illinois

2

6-18

3.5

4.0

Kevin Wilson

Indiana
Indiana

3

10-26

2.5

2.0

Kirk Ferentz

Iowa
Iowa

15

108-79

0.5

3.0

Paul Rhoads

Iowa State
Iowa State

5

27-36

3.0

1.0

Charlie Weis

Kansas
Kansas

2

4-20

4.5

3.0

Bill Snyder

Kansas State
Kansas State

22

178-90-1

0.0

0.0

Paul Haynes

Kent State
Kent State

1

4-8

1.5

1.0

Mark Stoops

Kentucky
Kentucky

1

2-10

2.5

0.5

Skip Holtz

Louisiana Tech
Louisiana Tech

1

4-8

2.5

2.5

Todd Berry

Louisiana-Monroe
Louisiana-Monroe

4

23-26

3.0

0.5

Bobby Petrino

Louisville
Louisville

--

0-0

1.5

N/A

Les Miles

LSU
LSU

9

95-24

0.0

1.0

Doc Holliday

Marshall
Marshall

4

27-24

0.5

2.5

Randy Edsall

Maryland
Maryland

3

13-24

3.5

3.5

Mark Whipple

UMass
Massachusetts

--

0-0

1.0

N/A

Justin Fuente

Memphis
Memphis

2

7-17

3.0

2.0

Al Golden

Miami (Fla.)
Miami (Fla.)

3

22-15

2.5

1.0

Chuck Martin

Miami (Ohio)
Miami (Ohio)

--

0-0

0.5

N/A

Brady Hoke

Michigan
Michigan

3

26-13

3.5

2.5

Mark Dantonio

Michigan State
Michigan State

7

64-29

0.0

1.0

Rick Stockstill

MTSU
Middle Tennessee

8

51-49

1.0

2.5

Jerry Kill

MInnesota
Minnesota

3

17-21

0.5

1.5

Dan Mullen

Mississippi State
Mississippi State

5

36-28

1.5

2.0

Gary Pinkel

Missouri
Missouri

13

102-63

1.0

4.0

Ken Niumatalolo

Navy
Navy

7

49-30

0.0

1.5

Bo Pelini

Nebraska
Nebraska

6

58-24

2.5

2.5

Brian Polian

Nevada
Nevada

1

4-8

1.5

1.0

Bob Davie

New Mexico
New Mexico

2

7-18

2.5

1.0

Doug Martin

New Mexico State
New Mexico State

1

2-10

2.0

2.0

Larry Fedora

UNC
North Carolina

2

15-10

2.0

1.0

Dave Doeren

N.C. State
North Carolina State

1

3-9

2.0

1.0

Dan McCarney

North Texas
North Texas

3

18-19

0.0

2.0

Rod Carey

Northern Illlinois
Northern Illinois

1

12-2

0.5

0.5

Pat Fitzgerald

Northwestern
Northwestern

8

55-46

1.0

0.0

Brian Kelly

Notre Dame
Notre Dame

4

37-15

2.0

1.0

Frank Solich

Ohio
Ohio

9

66-50

1.5

1.0

Urban Meyer

Ohio State
Ohio State

2

24-2

0.0

0.0

Bob Stoops

Oklahoma
Oklahoma

15

160-39

1.0

1.0

Mike Gundy

Oklahoma State
Oklahoma State

9

77-38

1.0

0.0

Bobby Wilder

Old Dominion
Old Dominion

5

46-14

0.0

1.0

Hugh Freeze

Ole Miss
Ole Miss

2

15-11

1.5

0.5

Mark Helfrich

Oregon
Oregon

1

11-2

2.0

1.5

Mike Riley

Oregon State
Oregon State

13

88-73

1.0

1.0

James Franklin

Penn State
Penn State

--

0-0

0.0

N/A

Paul Chryst

Pittsburgh
Pittsburgh

2

13-13

1.5

1.5

Darrell Hazell

Purdue
Purdue

1

1-11

3.0

1.0

David Bailiff

New Mexico State
Rice

7

40-48

0.0

3.0

Kyle Flood

Rutgers
Rutgers

2

15-11

3.5

1.5

Rocky Long

San Diego State
San Diego State

3

25-14

3.0

2.0

Ron Caragher

San Jose State
San Jose State

1

6-6

1.0

1.5

June Jones

SMU
SMU

6

36-41

2.5

1.5

Joey Jones

South Alabama
South Alabama

5

31-21

1.0

3.0

Steve Spurrier

South Carolina
South Carolina

9

77-39

0.0

0.5

Willie Taggart

South Florida
South Florida

1

2-10

1.5

1.0

Steve Sarkisian

USC
Southern California

--

0-0

2.5

N/A

Todd Monken

Southern Mississippi
Southern Mississippi

1

1-11

3.0

2.5

David Shaw

Stanford
Stanford

3

34-7

0.0

0.0

Scott Shafer

Syracuse
Syracuse

1

7-6

2.0

1.0

Gary Patterson

TCU
TCU

13

120-44

1.0

0.0

Matt Rhule

Utah
Temple

1

2-10

1.5

2.0

Butch Jones

Tennessee
Tennessee

1

5-7

2.5

2.0

Charlie Strong

Texas
Texas

--

0-0

2.5

N/A

Kevin Sumlin

Texas A&M
Texas A&M

2

20-6

0.0

0.0

Dennis Franchione

Texas State
Texas State

3

16-20

1.5

2.0

Kliff Kingsbury

Texas Tech
Texas Tech

1

8-5

1.0

1.0

Sean Kugler

Texas-El Paso
Texas-El Paso

1

2-10

2.0

1.0

Larry Coker

Texas-San Antonio
Texas-San Antonio

3

19-15

1.5

0.5

Matt Campbell

Toledo
Toledo

2

17-9

0.5

0.5

Larry Blakeney

Northwestern
Troy

23

175-104-1

2.0

2.0

Curtis Johnson

Tulane
Tulane

2

9-16

1.5

2.0

Bill Blankenship

Tulsa
Tulsa

2

22-17

3.0

0.5

Bill Clark

UAB
UAB

--

0-0

1.0

N/A

George O'Leary

UCF
UCF

9

72-56

1.5

1.5

Jim Mora

UCLA
UCLA

2

19-8

0.5

0.5

Mark Hudspeth

Louisiana-Lafaeytte
UL Lafayette

3

27-12

0.0

0.0

Bobby Hauck

UNLV
UNLV

4

13-38

2.0

4.5

Kyle Whittingham

Utah
Utah

8

76-39

3.5

3.0

Matt Wells

Utah State
Utah State

1

9-5

0.5

2.0

Derek Mason

Vanderbilt
Vanderbilt

--

0-0

2.0

N/A

Mike London

Virginia
Virginia

4

18-31

4.5

3.0

Frank Beamer

Virginia Tech
Virginia Tech

27

224-109-2

2.5

2.0

Dave Clawson

Wake Forest
Wake Forest

--

0-0

1.5

N/A

Chris Petersen

Washington
Washington

--

0-0

0.5

N/A

Mike Leach

Washington State
Washington State

2

9-16

0.5

1.0

Dana Holgorsen

West Virginia
West Virginia

3

21-17

3.0

2.5

Jeff Brohm

Western Kentucky
Western Kentucky

--

0-0

1.0

N/A

P.J. Fleck

Western Michigan
Western Michigan

1

1-11

1.5

0.5

Gary Andersen

Wisconsin
Wisconsin

1

9-4

0.5

2.5

Craig Bohl

Wyoming
Wyoming

--

0-0

0.0

N/A

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