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

Nick Saban

Alabama
Alabama

6

68-13

0.0

0.0

Chris Petersen

Boise
Boise State

7

85-8

0.0

0.0

Mark Hudspeth

Louisiana-Lafaeytte
Louisiana-Lafayette

2

18-8

0.0

0.0

Mike Gundy

Oklahoma State
Oklahoma State

8

67-35

0.0

0.0

David Shaw

Stanford
Stanford

2

23-4

0.0

0.0

Gary Patterson

TCU
TCU

13

116-36

0.0

0.0

Art Briles

Baylor
Baylor

5

33-30

0.0

0.5

Bill Snyder

Kansas State
Kansas State

21

171-84

0.0

0.5

Pat Fitzgerald

Northwestern
Northwestern

7

50-39

0.0

0.5

Urban Meyer

Ohio State
Ohio State

1

12-0

0.0

0.5

Steve Spurrier

South Carolina
South Carolina

8

67-36

0.0

0.5

Todd Graham

Arizona State
Arizona State

1

8-5

0.0

1.0

Charlie Strong

Louisville
Louisville

3

25-14

0.0

1.0

Kevin Sumlin

Texas A&M
Texas A&M

1

11-2

0.0

2.0

Gus Malzahn

Auburn
Auburn

--

0-0

0.0

N/A

Paul Petrino

Idaho
Idaho

--

0-0

0.0

N/A

Hugh Freeze

Ole Miss
Ole Miss

1

7-6

0.5

0.5

Larry Coker

Texas-San Antonio
Texas-San Antonio

2

12-10

0.5

0.5

Tim DeRuyter

Fresno State
Fresno State

1

9-4

0.5

1.0

Bill Blankenship

Tulsa
Tulsa

2

19-8

0.5

1.0

James Franklin

Vanderbilt
Vanderbilt

2

15-11

0.5

1.0

Matt Campbell

Toledo
Toledo

1

10-4

0.5

1.5

Pete Lembo

Ball State
Ball State

2

15-10

0.5

2.0

Will Muschamp

Florida
Florida

2

18-8

0.5

2.5

Bill O'Brien

Penn State
Penn State

1

8-4

0.5

2.5

Jim Mora

UCLA
UCLA

1

9-5

0.5

2.5

Todd Berry

Louisiana-Monroe
Louisiana-Monroe

3

17-20

0.5

3.0

David Cutcliffe

Duke
Duke

5

21-40

0.5

3.5

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

Mark Stoops

Kentucky
Kentucky

1

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

Troy Calhoun

Air Force
Air Force

6

47-31

1.0

0.0

Paul Rhoads

Iowa State
Iowa State

4

24-27

1.0

0.0

Mark Dantonio

Michigan State
Michigan State

6

51-31

1.0

0.0

Mike Leach

Washington State
Washington State

1

3-9

1.0

0.0

Rich Rodriguez

Arizona
Arizona

1

8-5

1.0

0.5

Bob Stoops

Oklahoma
Oklahoma

14

149-37

1.0

0.5

Paul Johnson

Georgia Tech
Georgia Tech

4

40-27

1.0

1.0

Les Miles

LSU
LSU

8

85-21

1.0

2.0

Frank Solich

Ohio
Ohio

8

59-44

1.0

2.0

Mark Richt

Georgia
Georgia

12

118-40

1.0

2.5

Al Golden

Miami (Fla.)
Miami (Fla.)

2

13-11

1.0

2.5

Dabo Swinney

Clemson
Clemson

5

40-21

1.0

3.0

Mike Riley

Oregon State
Oregon State

12

81-67

1.0

3.0

Brian Kelly

Notre Dame
Notre Dame

3

28-11

1.0

3.5

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

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

Dave Doeren

N.C. State
North Carolina State

--

0-0

1.0

N/A

Bobby Wilder

Old Dominion
Old Dominion

5

38-10*

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

Jimbo Fisher

Florida State
Florida State

3

31-10

1.5

1.0

Ken Niumatalolo

Navy
Navy

5

39-26

1.5

1.0

Paul Chryst

Pittsburgh
Pittsburgh

1

6-7

1.5

1.5

Kyle Flood

Rutgers
Rutgers

1

9-4

1.5

1.5

June Jones

SMU
SMU

5

31-34

1.5

1.5

Bronco Mendenhall

BYU
BYU

8

74-29

1.5

2.0

Jerry Kill

Minnesota
Minnesota

2

9-16

1.5

3.0

George O'Leary

UCF
UCF

9

60-55

1.5

3.5

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

Frank Beamer

Virginia Tech
Virginia Tech

26

216-104

2.0

0.5

Jim McElwain

Colorado State
Colorado State

1

4-8

2.0

1.0

Dennis Franchione

Texas State-San Marcos
Texas State

2

10-14

2.0

1.0

Tony Levine

Houston
Houston

1

6-7

2.0

1.5

Dan Mullen

Mississippi State
Mississippi State

4

29-22

2.0

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

Justin Fuente

Memphis
Memphis

1

4-8

2.0

2.0

Dan McCarney

North Texas
North Texas

2

9-15

2.0

2.0

Ruffin McNeill

East Carolina
East Carolina

4

19-19

2.0

2.5

Rocky Long

San Diego State
San Diego State

2

17-9

2.0

2.5

Garrick McGee

UAB
UAB

1

3-9

2.0

2.5

Kevin Wilson

Indiana
Indiana

2

5-19

2.0

3.0

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

Brady Hoke

Michigan
Michigan

2

19-7

2.5

0.0

Terry Bowden

Akron
Akron

1

1-11

2.5

0.5

Dana Holgorsen

West Virginia
West Virginia

2

17-9

2.5

0.5

Todd Monken

Southern Mississippi
Southern Mississippi

--

0-0

2.5

1.0

Dave Christensen

Wyoming
Wyoming

4

22-28

2.5

2.0

Paul Pasqualoni

Connecticut
Connecticut

2

10-14

2.5

2.5

Carl Pelini

FAU
Florida Atlantic

1

3-9

2.5

2.5

Doc Holliday

Marshall
Marshall

3

17-20

2.5

2.5

Bo Pelini

Nebraska
Nebraska

5

49-20

2.5

2.5

Dave Clawson

Bowling Green
Bowling Green

4

22-28

2.5

3.5

Rick Stockstill

MTSU
Middle Tennessee

7

43-44

2.5

3.5

Skip Holtz

Louisiana Tech
Louisiana Tech

--

0-0

2.5

N/A

Gary Andersen

Wisconsin
Wisconsin

--

0-0

2.5

N/A

Joey Jones

South Alabama
South Alabama

4

25-15

3.0

0.0

Mike London

Virginia
Virginia

3

16-21

3.0

1.0

Steve Sarkisian

Washington
Washington

4

26-25

3.0

1.0

Norm Chow

Hawaii
Hawaii

1

3-9

3.0

1.5

Kirk Ferentz

Iowa
Iowa

14

100-74

3.0

1.5

Kyle Whittingham

Utah
Utah

8

70-32

3.0

1.5

Jim Grobe

Wake Forest
Wake Forest

13

73-74

3.0

1.5

Charlie Weis

Kansas
Kansas

1

1-11

3.0

2.0

Don Treadwell

Miami (Ohio)
Miami (Ohio)

2

8-16

3.0

2.0

Jeff Quinn

Buffalo
Buffalo

3

10-28

3.0

4.0

David Bailiff

New Mexico State
Rice

6

30-44

3.0

4.0

Dan Enos

Central Michigan
Central Michigan

3

13-24

3.0

4.5

Charley Molnar

UMass
Massachusetts

1

1-11

3.5

2.0

Mack Brown

Texas
Texas

15

150-43

3.5

2.5

Rich Ellerson

Army
Army

3

17-32

3.5

3.0

Randy Edsall

Maryland
Maryland

2

6-18

3.5

4.0

Ron Turner

FIU
Florida International

--

0-0

3.5

N/A

Gary Pinkel

Missouri
Missouri

12

89-61

4.0

0.5

Lane Kiffin

USC
Southern California

3

25-13

4.0

1.0

Ron English

Eastern Michigan
Eastern Michigan

4

10-38

4.0

1.5

Tim Beckman

Illinois
Illinois

1

0-0

4.0

2.0

Bobby Hauck

UNLV
UNLV

3

6-32

4.5

4.0

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