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

Al Golden

Miami (Fla.)
Miami (Fla.)

2

13-11

1.0

2.5

Art Briles

Baylor
Baylor

5

33-30

0.0

0.5

Bill Blankenship

Tulsa
Tulsa

2

19-8

0.5

1.0

Bill O'Brien

Penn State
Penn State

1

8-4

0.5

2.5

Bill Snyder

Kansas State
Kansas State

21

171-84

0.0

0.5

Bo Pelini

Nebraska
Nebraska

5

49-20

2.5

2.5

Bob Davie

New Mexico
New Mexico

1

4-9

1.0

N/A

Bob Stoops

Oklahoma
Oklahoma

14

149-37

1.0

0.5

Bobby Hauck

UNLV
UNLV

3

6-32

4.5

4.0

Bobby Petrino

Western Kentucky
Western Kentucky

--

0-0

1.5

N/A

Bobby Wilder

Old Dominion
Old Dominion

5

38-10*

1.0

N/A

Brady Hoke

Michigan
Michigan

2

19-7

2.5

0.0

Bret Bielema

Arkansas
Arkansas

-

0-0

0.5

N/A

Brian Kelly

Notre Dame
Notre Dame

3

28-11

1.0

3.5

Brian Polian

Nevada
Nevada

--

0-0

1.0

N/A

Bronco Mendenhall

BYU
BYU

8

74-29

1.5

2.0

Bryan Harsin

Arkansas State
Arkansas State

-

0-0

0.5

N/A

Butch Jones

Tennessee
Tennessee

--

0-0

2.0

N/A

Carl Pelini

FAU
Florida Atlantic

1

3-9

2.5

2.5

Charley Molnar

UMass
Massachusetts

1

1-11

3.5

2.0

Charlie Strong

Louisville
Louisville

3

25-14

0.0

1.0

Charlie Weis

Kansas
Kansas

1

1-11

3.0

2.0

Chris Petersen

Boise
Boise State

7

85-8

0.0

0.0

Curtis Johnson

Tulane
Tulane

1

2-10

2.0

1.5

Dabo Swinney

Clemson
Clemson

5

40-21

1.0

3.0

Dan Enos

Central Michigan
Central Michigan

3

13-24

3.0

4.5

Dan McCarney

North Texas
North Texas

2

9-15

2.0

2.0

Dan Mullen

Mississippi State
Mississippi State

4

29-22

2.0

1.5

Dana Holgorsen

West Virginia
West Virginia

2

17-9

2.5

0.5

Darrell Hazell

Purdue
Purdue

--

0-0

1.0

N/A

Dave Christensen

Wyoming
Wyoming

4

22-28

2.5

2.0

Dave Clawson

Bowling Green
Bowling Green

4

22-28

2.5

3.5

Dave Doeren

N.C. State
North Carolina State

--

0-0

1.0

N/A

David Bailiff

New Mexico State
Rice

6

30-44

3.0

4.0

David Cutcliffe

Duke
Duke

5

21-40

0.5

3.5

David Shaw

Stanford
Stanford

2

23-4

0.0

0.0

Dennis Franchione

Texas State-San Marcos
Texas State

2

10-14

2.0

1.0

Doc Holliday

Marshall
Marshall

3

17-20

2.5

2.5

Don Treadwell

Miami (Ohio)
Miami (Ohio)

2

8-16

3.0

2.0

Doug Martin

New Mexico State
New Mexico State

--

0-0

2.0

N/A

Frank Beamer

Virginia Tech
Virginia Tech

26

216-104

2.0

0.5

Frank Solich

Ohio
Ohio

8

59-44

1.0

2.0

Garrick McGee

UAB
UAB

1

3-9

2.0

2.5

Gary Andersen

Wisconsin
Wisconsin

--

0-0

2.5

N/A

Gary Patterson

TCU
TCU

13

116-36

0.0

0.0

Gary Pinkel

Missouri
Missouri

12

89-61

4.0

0.5

George O'Leary

UCF
UCF

9

60-55

1.5

3.5

Gus Malzahn

Auburn
Auburn

--

0-0

0.0

N/A

Hugh Freeze

Ole Miss
Ole Miss

1

7-6

0.5

0.5

James Franklin

Vanderbilt
Vanderbilt

2

15-11

0.5

1.0

Jeff Quinn

Buffalo
Buffalo

3

10-28

3.0

4.0

Jerry Kill

Minnesota
Minnesota

2

9-16

1.5

3.0

Jim Grobe

Wake Forest
Wake Forest

13

73-74

3.0

1.5

Jim McElwain

Colorado State
Colorado State

1

4-8

2.0

1.0

Jim Mora

UCLA
UCLA

1

9-5

0.5

2.5

Jimbo Fisher

Florida State
Florida State

3

31-10

1.5

1.0

Joey Jones

South Alabama
South Alabama

4

25-15

3.0

0.0

June Jones

SMU
SMU

5

31-34

1.5

1.5

Justin Fuente

Memphis
Memphis

1

4-8

2.0

2.0

Ken Niumatalolo

Navy
Navy

5

39-26

1.5

1.0

Kevin Sumlin

Texas A&M
Texas A&M

1

11-2

0.0

2.0

Kevin Wilson

Indiana
Indiana

2

5-19

2.0

3.0

Kirk Ferentz

Iowa
Iowa

14

100-74

3.0

1.5

Kliff Kingsbury

Texas Tech
Texas Tech

--

0-0

1.0

N/A

Kyle Flood

Rutgers
Rutgers

1

9-4

1.5

1.5

Kyle Whittingham

Utah
Utah

8

70-32

3.0

1.5

Lane Kiffin

USC
Southern California

3

25-13

4.0

1.0

Larry Blakeney

Northwestern
Troy

22

169-98-1

2.0

1.5

Larry Coker

Texas-San Antonio
Texas-San Antonio

2

12-10

0.5

0.5

Larry Fedora

UNC
North Carolina

1

8-4

1.0

N/A

Les Miles

LSU
LSU

8

85-21

1.0

2.0

Mack Brown

Texas
Texas

15

150-43

3.5

2.5

Mark Dantonio

Michigan State
Michigan State

6

51-31

1.0

0.0

Mark Helfrich

Oregon
Oregon

--

0-0

1.5

N/A

Mark Hudspeth

Louisiana-Lafaeytte
Louisiana-Lafayette

2

18-8

0.0

0.0

Mark Richt

Georgia
Georgia

12

118-40

1.0

2.5

Mark Stoops

Kentucky
Kentucky

1

0-0

0.5

N/A

Matt Campbell

Toledo
Toledo

1

10-4

0.5

1.5

Matt Rhule

Utah
Temple

--

0-0

2.0

N/A

Matt Wells

Utah State
Utah State

--

0-0

2.0

N/A

Mike Gundy

Oklahoma State
Oklahoma State

8

67-35

0.0

0.0

Mike Leach

Washington State
Washington State

1

3-9

1.0

0.0

Mike London

Virginia
Virginia

3

16-21

3.0

1.0

Mike MacIntyre

Colorado
Colorado

--

0-0

1.0

N/A

Mike Riley

Oregon State
Oregon State

12

81-67

1.0

3.0

Nick Saban

Alabama
Alabama

6

68-13

0.0

0.0

Norm Chow

Hawaii
Hawaii

1

3-9

3.0

1.5

P.J. Fleck

Western Michigan
Western Michigan

--

0-0

0.5

N/A

Pat Fitzgerald

Northwestern
Northwestern

7

50-39

0.0

0.5

Paul Chryst

Pittsburgh
Pittsburgh

1

6-7

1.5

1.5

Paul Haynes

Kent State
Kent State

--

0-0

1.0

N/A

Paul Johnson

Georgia Tech
Georgia Tech

4

40-27

1.0

1.0

Paul Pasqualoni

Connecticut
Connecticut

2

10-14

2.5

2.5

Paul Petrino

Idaho
Idaho

--

0-0

0.0

N/A

Paul Rhoads

Iowa State
Iowa State

4

24-27

1.0

0.0

Pete Lembo

Ball State
Ball State

2

15-10

0.5

2.0

Randy Edsall

Maryland
Maryland

2

6-18

3.5

4.0

Rich Ellerson

Army
Army

3

17-32

3.5

3.0

Rich Rodriguez

Arizona
Arizona

1

8-5

1.0

0.5

Rick Stockstill

MTSU
Middle Tennessee

7

43-44

2.5

3.5

Rocky Long

San Diego State
San Diego State

2

17-9

2.0

2.5

Rod Carey

Northern Illlinois
Northern Illinois

--

0-0

0.5

N/A

Ron Caragher

San Jose State
San Jose State

--

0-0

1.5

N/A

Ron English

Eastern Michigan
Eastern Michigan

4

10-38

4.0

1.5

Ron Turner

FIU
Florida International

--

0-0

3.5

N/A

Ruffin McNeill

East Carolina
East Carolina

4

19-19

2.0

2.5

Scott Shafer

Syracuse
Syracuse

--

0-0

1.0

N/A

Sean Kugler

Texas-El Paso
Texas-El Paso

--

0-0

1.0

N/A

Skip Holtz

Louisiana Tech
Louisiana Tech

--

0-0

2.5

N/A

Sonny Dykes

California
California

--

0-0

0.5

N/A

Steve Addazio

Boston College
Boston College

--

0-0

2.0

N/A

Steve Sarkisian

Washington
Washington

4

26-25

3.0

1.0

Steve Spurrier

South Carolina
South Carolina

8

67-36

0.0

0.5

Terry Bowden

Akron
Akron

1

1-11

2.5

0.5

Tim Beckman

Illinois
Illinois

1

0-0

4.0

2.0

Tim DeRuyter

Fresno State
Fresno State

1

9-4

0.5

1.0

Todd Berry

Louisiana-Monroe
Louisiana-Monroe

3

17-20

0.5

3.0

Todd Graham

Arizona State
Arizona State

1

8-5

0.0

1.0

Todd Monken

Southern Mississippi
Southern Mississippi

--

0-0

2.5

1.0

Tommy Tuberville

Cincinnati
Cincinnati

--

0-0

0.5

N/A

Tony Levine

Houston
Houston

1

6-7

2.0

1.5

Trent Miles

Georgia State
Georgia State

--

0-0

2.0

N/A

Troy Calhoun

Air Force
Air Force

6

47-31

1.0

0.0

Urban Meyer

Ohio State
Ohio State

1

12-0

0.0

0.5

Will Muschamp

Florida
Florida

2

18-8

0.5

2.5

Willie Taggart

South Florida
South Florida

--

0-0

1.0

N/A

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