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

Todd Graham

Arizona State
Arizona State

1

8-5

0.0

1.0

Urban Meyer

Ohio State
Ohio State

1

12-0

0.0

0.5

Kevin Sumlin

Texas A&M
Texas A&M

1

11-2

0.0

2.0

Tim DeRuyter

Fresno State
Fresno State

1

9-4

0.5

1.0

Mark Stoops

Kentucky
Kentucky

1

0-0

0.5

N/A

Hugh Freeze

Ole Miss
Ole Miss

1

7-6

0.5

0.5

Bill O'Brien

Penn State
Penn State

1

8-4

0.5

2.5

Matt Campbell

Toledo
Toledo

1

10-4

0.5

1.5

Jim Mora

UCLA
UCLA

1

9-5

0.5

2.5

Rich Rodriguez

Arizona
Arizona

1

8-5

1.0

0.5

Bob Davie

New Mexico
New Mexico

1

4-9

1.0

N/A

Larry Fedora

UNC
North Carolina

1

8-4

1.0

N/A

Mike Leach

Washington State
Washington State

1

3-9

1.0

0.0

Paul Chryst

Pittsburgh
Pittsburgh

1

6-7

1.5

1.5

Kyle Flood

Rutgers
Rutgers

1

9-4

1.5

1.5

Jim McElwain

Colorado State
Colorado State

1

4-8

2.0

1.0

Tony Levine

Houston
Houston

1

6-7

2.0

1.5

Justin Fuente

Memphis
Memphis

1

4-8

2.0

2.0

Curtis Johnson

Tulane
Tulane

1

2-10

2.0

1.5

Garrick McGee

UAB
UAB

1

3-9

2.0

2.5

Terry Bowden

Akron
Akron

1

1-11

2.5

0.5

Carl Pelini

FAU
Florida Atlantic

1

3-9

2.5

2.5

Norm Chow

Hawaii
Hawaii

1

3-9

3.0

1.5

Charlie Weis

Kansas
Kansas

1

1-11

3.0

2.0

Charley Molnar

UMass
Massachusetts

1

1-11

3.5

2.0

Tim Beckman

Illinois
Illinois

1

0-0

4.0

2.0

Mark Hudspeth

Louisiana-Lafaeytte
Louisiana-Lafayette

2

18-8

0.0

0.0

David Shaw

Stanford
Stanford

2

23-4

0.0

0.0

Pete Lembo

Ball State
Ball State

2

15-10

0.5

2.0

Will Muschamp

Florida
Florida

2

18-8

0.5

2.5

Larry Coker

Texas-San Antonio
Texas-San Antonio

2

12-10

0.5

0.5

Bill Blankenship

Tulsa
Tulsa

2

19-8

0.5

1.0

James Franklin

Vanderbilt
Vanderbilt

2

15-11

0.5

1.0

Al Golden

Miami (Fla.)
Miami (Fla.)

2

13-11

1.0

2.5

Jerry Kill

Minnesota
Minnesota

2

9-16

1.5

3.0

Kevin Wilson

Indiana
Indiana

2

5-19

2.0

3.0

Dan McCarney

North Texas
North Texas

2

9-15

2.0

2.0

Rocky Long

San Diego State
San Diego State

2

17-9

2.0

2.5

Dennis Franchione

Texas State-San Marcos
Texas State

2

10-14

2.0

1.0

Paul Pasqualoni

Connecticut
Connecticut

2

10-14

2.5

2.5

Brady Hoke

Michigan
Michigan

2

19-7

2.5

0.0

Dana Holgorsen

West Virginia
West Virginia

2

17-9

2.5

0.5

Don Treadwell

Miami (Ohio)
Miami (Ohio)

2

8-16

3.0

2.0

Randy Edsall

Maryland
Maryland

2

6-18

3.5

4.0

Charlie Strong

Louisville
Louisville

3

25-14

0.0

1.0

Todd Berry

Louisiana-Monroe
Louisiana-Monroe

3

17-20

0.5

3.0

Brian Kelly

Notre Dame
Notre Dame

3

28-11

1.0

3.5

Jimbo Fisher

Florida State
Florida State

3

31-10

1.5

1.0

Doc Holliday

Marshall
Marshall

3

17-20

2.5

2.5

Jeff Quinn

Buffalo
Buffalo

3

10-28

3.0

4.0

Dan Enos

Central Michigan
Central Michigan

3

13-24

3.0

4.5

Mike London

Virginia
Virginia

3

16-21

3.0

1.0

Rich Ellerson

Army
Army

3

17-32

3.5

3.0

Lane Kiffin

USC
Southern California

3

25-13

4.0

1.0

Bobby Hauck

UNLV
UNLV

3

6-32

4.5

4.0

Paul Johnson

Georgia Tech
Georgia Tech

4

40-27

1.0

1.0

Paul Rhoads

Iowa State
Iowa State

4

24-27

1.0

0.0

Ruffin McNeill

East Carolina
East Carolina

4

19-19

2.0

2.5

Dan Mullen

Mississippi State
Mississippi State

4

29-22

2.0

1.5

Dave Clawson

Bowling Green
Bowling Green

4

22-28

2.5

3.5

Dave Christensen

Wyoming
Wyoming

4

22-28

2.5

2.0

Joey Jones

South Alabama
South Alabama

4

25-15

3.0

0.0

Steve Sarkisian

Washington
Washington

4

26-25

3.0

1.0

Ron English

Eastern Michigan
Eastern Michigan

4

10-38

4.0

1.5

Art Briles

Baylor
Baylor

5

33-30

0.0

0.5

David Cutcliffe

Duke
Duke

5

21-40

0.5

3.5

Dabo Swinney

Clemson
Clemson

5

40-21

1.0

3.0

Bobby Wilder

Old Dominion
Old Dominion

5

38-10*

1.0

N/A

Ken Niumatalolo

Navy
Navy

5

39-26

1.5

1.0

June Jones

SMU
SMU

5

31-34

1.5

1.5

Bo Pelini

Nebraska
Nebraska

5

49-20

2.5

2.5

Nick Saban

Alabama
Alabama

6

68-13

0.0

0.0

Troy Calhoun

Air Force
Air Force

6

47-31

1.0

0.0

Mark Dantonio

Michigan State
Michigan State

6

51-31

1.0

0.0

David Bailiff

New Mexico State
Rice

6

30-44

3.0

4.0

Chris Petersen

Boise
Boise State

7

85-8

0.0

0.0

Pat Fitzgerald

Northwestern
Northwestern

7

50-39

0.0

0.5

Rick Stockstill

MTSU
Middle Tennessee

7

43-44

2.5

3.5

Mike Gundy

Oklahoma State
Oklahoma State

8

67-35

0.0

0.0

Steve Spurrier

South Carolina
South Carolina

8

67-36

0.0

0.5

Les Miles

LSU
LSU

8

85-21

1.0

2.0

Frank Solich

Ohio
Ohio

8

59-44

1.0

2.0

Bronco Mendenhall

BYU
BYU

8

74-29

1.5

2.0

Kyle Whittingham

Utah
Utah

8

70-32

3.0

1.5

George O'Leary

UCF
UCF

9

60-55

1.5

3.5

Mark Richt

Georgia
Georgia

12

118-40

1.0

2.5

Mike Riley

Oregon State
Oregon State

12

81-67

1.0

3.0

Gary Pinkel

Missouri
Missouri

12

89-61

4.0

0.5

Gary Patterson

TCU
TCU

13

116-36

0.0

0.0

Jim Grobe

Wake Forest
Wake Forest

13

73-74

3.0

1.5

Bob Stoops

Oklahoma
Oklahoma

14

149-37

1.0

0.5

Kirk Ferentz

Iowa
Iowa

14

100-74

3.0

1.5

Mack Brown

Texas
Texas

15

150-43

3.5

2.5

Bill Snyder

Kansas State
Kansas State

21

171-84

0.0

0.5

Larry Blakeney

Northwestern
Troy

22

169-98-1

2.0

1.5

Frank Beamer

Virginia Tech
Virginia Tech

26

216-104

2.0

0.5

Gus Malzahn

Auburn
Auburn

--

0-0

0.0

N/A

Paul Petrino

Idaho
Idaho

--

0-0

0.0

N/A

Bret Bielema

Arkansas
Arkansas

-

0-0

0.5

N/A

Bryan Harsin

Arkansas State
Arkansas State

-

0-0

0.5

N/A

Sonny Dykes

California
California

--

0-0

0.5

N/A

Tommy Tuberville

Cincinnati
Cincinnati

--

0-0

0.5

N/A

Rod Carey

Northern Illlinois
Northern Illinois

--

0-0

0.5

N/A

P.J. Fleck

Western Michigan
Western Michigan

--

0-0

0.5

N/A

Mike MacIntyre

Colorado
Colorado

--

0-0

1.0

N/A

Paul Haynes

Kent State
Kent State

--

0-0

1.0

N/A

Brian Polian

Nevada
Nevada

--

0-0

1.0

N/A

Dave Doeren

N.C. State
North Carolina State

--

0-0

1.0

N/A

Darrell Hazell

Purdue
Purdue

--

0-0

1.0

N/A

Willie Taggart

South Florida
South Florida

--

0-0

1.0

N/A

Scott Shafer

Syracuse
Syracuse

--

0-0

1.0

N/A

Sean Kugler

Texas-El Paso
Texas-El Paso

--

0-0

1.0

N/A

Kliff Kingsbury

Texas Tech
Texas Tech

--

0-0

1.0

N/A

Mark Helfrich

Oregon
Oregon

--

0-0

1.5

N/A

Ron Caragher

San Jose State
San Jose State

--

0-0

1.5

N/A

Bobby Petrino

Western Kentucky
Western Kentucky

--

0-0

1.5

N/A

Steve Addazio

Boston College
Boston College

--

0-0

2.0

N/A

Trent Miles

Georgia State
Georgia State

--

0-0

2.0

N/A

Doug Martin

New Mexico State
New Mexico State

--

0-0

2.0

N/A

Matt Rhule

Utah
Temple

--

0-0

2.0

N/A

Butch Jones

Tennessee
Tennessee

--

0-0

2.0

N/A

Matt Wells

Utah State
Utah State

--

0-0

2.0

N/A

Skip Holtz

Louisiana Tech
Louisiana Tech

--

0-0

2.5

N/A

Todd Monken

Southern Mississippi
Southern Mississippi

--

0-0

2.5

1.0

Gary Andersen

Wisconsin
Wisconsin

--

0-0

2.5

N/A

Ron Turner

FIU
Florida International

--

0-0

3.5

N/A

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