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

Dave Christensen

Wyoming
Wyoming

4

22-28

2.5

2.0

Gary Andersen

Wisconsin
Wisconsin

--

0-0

2.5

N/A

P.J. Fleck

Western Michigan
Western Michigan

--

0-0

0.5

N/A

Bobby Petrino

Western Kentucky
Western Kentucky

--

0-0

1.5

N/A

Dana Holgorsen

West Virginia
West Virginia

2

17-9

2.5

0.5

Mike Leach

Washington State
Washington State

1

3-9

1.0

0.0

Steve Sarkisian

Washington
Washington

4

26-25

3.0

1.0

Jim Grobe

Wake Forest
Wake Forest

13

73-74

3.0

1.5

Frank Beamer

Virginia Tech
Virginia Tech

26

216-104

2.0

0.5

Mike London

Virginia
Virginia

3

16-21

3.0

1.0

James Franklin

Vanderbilt
Vanderbilt

2

15-11

0.5

1.0

Matt Wells

Utah State
Utah State

--

0-0

2.0

N/A

Kyle Whittingham

Utah
Utah

8

70-32

3.0

1.5

Bobby Hauck

UNLV
UNLV

3

6-32

4.5

4.0

Jim Mora

UCLA
UCLA

1

9-5

0.5

2.5

George O'Leary

UCF
UCF

9

60-55

1.5

3.5

Garrick McGee

UAB
UAB

1

3-9

2.0

2.5

Bill Blankenship

Tulsa
Tulsa

2

19-8

0.5

1.0

Curtis Johnson

Tulane
Tulane

1

2-10

2.0

1.5

Larry Blakeney

Northwestern
Troy

22

169-98-1

2.0

1.5

Matt Campbell

Toledo
Toledo

1

10-4

0.5

1.5

Larry Coker

Texas-San Antonio
Texas-San Antonio

2

12-10

0.5

0.5

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

Dennis Franchione

Texas State-San Marcos
Texas State

2

10-14

2.0

1.0

Kevin Sumlin

Texas A&M
Texas A&M

1

11-2

0.0

2.0

Mack Brown

Texas
Texas

15

150-43

3.5

2.5

Butch Jones

Tennessee
Tennessee

--

0-0

2.0

N/A

Matt Rhule

Utah
Temple

--

0-0

2.0

N/A

Gary Patterson

TCU
TCU

13

116-36

0.0

0.0

Scott Shafer

Syracuse
Syracuse

--

0-0

1.0

N/A

David Shaw

Stanford
Stanford

2

23-4

0.0

0.0

Todd Monken

Southern Mississippi
Southern Mississippi

--

0-0

2.5

1.0

Lane Kiffin

USC
Southern California

3

25-13

4.0

1.0

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

Joey Jones

South Alabama
South Alabama

4

25-15

3.0

0.0

June Jones

SMU
SMU

5

31-34

1.5

1.5

Ron Caragher

San Jose State
San Jose State

--

0-0

1.5

N/A

Rocky Long

San Diego State
San Diego State

2

17-9

2.0

2.5

Kyle Flood

Rutgers
Rutgers

1

9-4

1.5

1.5

David Bailiff

New Mexico State
Rice

6

30-44

3.0

4.0

Darrell Hazell

Purdue
Purdue

--

0-0

1.0

N/A

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

Mike Riley

Oregon State
Oregon State

12

81-67

1.0

3.0

Mark Helfrich

Oregon
Oregon

--

0-0

1.5

N/A

Hugh Freeze

Ole Miss
Ole Miss

1

7-6

0.5

0.5

Bobby Wilder

Old Dominion
Old Dominion

5

38-10*

1.0

N/A

Mike Gundy

Oklahoma State
Oklahoma State

8

67-35

0.0

0.0

Bob Stoops

Oklahoma
Oklahoma

14

149-37

1.0

0.5

Urban Meyer

Ohio State
Ohio State

1

12-0

0.0

0.5

Frank Solich

Ohio
Ohio

8

59-44

1.0

2.0

Brian Kelly

Notre Dame
Notre Dame

3

28-11

1.0

3.5

Pat Fitzgerald

Northwestern
Northwestern

7

50-39

0.0

0.5

Rod Carey

Northern Illlinois
Northern Illinois

--

0-0

0.5

N/A

Dan McCarney

North Texas
North Texas

2

9-15

2.0

2.0

Dave Doeren

N.C. State
North Carolina State

--

0-0

1.0

N/A

Larry Fedora

UNC
North Carolina

1

8-4

1.0

N/A

Doug Martin

New Mexico State
New Mexico State

--

0-0

2.0

N/A

Bob Davie

New Mexico
New Mexico

1

4-9

1.0

N/A

Brian Polian

Nevada
Nevada

--

0-0

1.0

N/A

Bo Pelini

Nebraska
Nebraska

5

49-20

2.5

2.5

Ken Niumatalolo

Navy
Navy

5

39-26

1.5

1.0

Gary Pinkel

Missouri
Missouri

12

89-61

4.0

0.5

Dan Mullen

Mississippi State
Mississippi State

4

29-22

2.0

1.5

Jerry Kill

Minnesota
Minnesota

2

9-16

1.5

3.0

Rick Stockstill

MTSU
Middle Tennessee

7

43-44

2.5

3.5

Mark Dantonio

Michigan State
Michigan State

6

51-31

1.0

0.0

Brady Hoke

Michigan
Michigan

2

19-7

2.5

0.0

Don Treadwell

Miami (Ohio)
Miami (Ohio)

2

8-16

3.0

2.0

Al Golden

Miami (Fla.)
Miami (Fla.)

2

13-11

1.0

2.5

Justin Fuente

Memphis
Memphis

1

4-8

2.0

2.0

Charley Molnar

UMass
Massachusetts

1

1-11

3.5

2.0

Randy Edsall

Maryland
Maryland

2

6-18

3.5

4.0

Doc Holliday

Marshall
Marshall

3

17-20

2.5

2.5

Les Miles

LSU
LSU

8

85-21

1.0

2.0

Charlie Strong

Louisville
Louisville

3

25-14

0.0

1.0

Todd Berry

Louisiana-Monroe
Louisiana-Monroe

3

17-20

0.5

3.0

Mark Hudspeth

Louisiana-Lafaeytte
Louisiana-Lafayette

2

18-8

0.0

0.0

Skip Holtz

Louisiana Tech
Louisiana Tech

--

0-0

2.5

N/A

Mark Stoops

Kentucky
Kentucky

1

0-0

0.5

N/A

Paul Haynes

Kent State
Kent State

--

0-0

1.0

N/A

Bill Snyder

Kansas State
Kansas State

21

171-84

0.0

0.5

Charlie Weis

Kansas
Kansas

1

1-11

3.0

2.0

Paul Rhoads

Iowa State
Iowa State

4

24-27

1.0

0.0

Kirk Ferentz

Iowa
Iowa

14

100-74

3.0

1.5

Kevin Wilson

Indiana
Indiana

2

5-19

2.0

3.0

Tim Beckman

Illinois
Illinois

1

0-0

4.0

2.0

Paul Petrino

Idaho
Idaho

--

0-0

0.0

N/A

Tony Levine

Houston
Houston

1

6-7

2.0

1.5

Norm Chow

Hawaii
Hawaii

1

3-9

3.0

1.5

Paul Johnson

Georgia Tech
Georgia Tech

4

40-27

1.0

1.0

Trent Miles

Georgia State
Georgia State

--

0-0

2.0

N/A

Mark Richt

Georgia
Georgia

12

118-40

1.0

2.5

Tim DeRuyter

Fresno State
Fresno State

1

9-4

0.5

1.0

Jimbo Fisher

Florida State
Florida State

3

31-10

1.5

1.0

Ron Turner

FIU
Florida International

--

0-0

3.5

N/A

Carl Pelini

FAU
Florida Atlantic

1

3-9

2.5

2.5

Will Muschamp

Florida
Florida

2

18-8

0.5

2.5

Ron English

Eastern Michigan
Eastern Michigan

4

10-38

4.0

1.5

Ruffin McNeill

East Carolina
East Carolina

4

19-19

2.0

2.5

David Cutcliffe

Duke
Duke

5

21-40

0.5

3.5

Paul Pasqualoni

Connecticut
Connecticut

2

10-14

2.5

2.5

Jim McElwain

Colorado State
Colorado State

1

4-8

2.0

1.0

Mike MacIntyre

Colorado
Colorado

--

0-0

1.0

N/A

Dabo Swinney

Clemson
Clemson

5

40-21

1.0

3.0

Tommy Tuberville

Cincinnati
Cincinnati

--

0-0

0.5

N/A

Dan Enos

Central Michigan
Central Michigan

3

13-24

3.0

4.5

Sonny Dykes

California
California

--

0-0

0.5

N/A

Bronco Mendenhall

BYU
BYU

8

74-29

1.5

2.0

Jeff Quinn

Buffalo
Buffalo

3

10-28

3.0

4.0

Dave Clawson

Bowling Green
Bowling Green

4

22-28

2.5

3.5

Steve Addazio

Boston College
Boston College

--

0-0

2.0

N/A

Chris Petersen

Boise
Boise State

7

85-8

0.0

0.0

Art Briles

Baylor
Baylor

5

33-30

0.0

0.5

Pete Lembo

Ball State
Ball State

2

15-10

0.5

2.0

Gus Malzahn

Auburn
Auburn

--

0-0

0.0

N/A

Rich Ellerson

Army
Army

3

17-32

3.5

3.0

Bryan Harsin

Arkansas State
Arkansas State

-

0-0

0.5

N/A

Bret Bielema

Arkansas
Arkansas

-

0-0

0.5

N/A

Todd Graham

Arizona State
Arizona State

1

8-5

0.0

1.0

Rich Rodriguez

Arizona
Arizona

1

8-5

1.0

0.5

Nick Saban

Alabama
Alabama

6

68-13

0.0

0.0

Terry Bowden

Akron
Akron

1

1-11

2.5

0.5

Troy Calhoun

Air Force
Air Force

6

47-31

1.0

0.0

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