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2011 Hot Seat Ratings: Coach by coach

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Below is a list of the College Football Hot Seat Ratings for the 2011-12 season. Only one coach got the dreaded "5" rating -- Washington State's Paul Wulff, who has a record of 5-32 at the school. New Mexico's Mike Locksley has a 4.5, while Illinois' Ron Zook, Tulane's Bob Toledo and UCLA's Rick Neuheisel all have ratings of 4.

Hot Seat Key Rating
Rating What it means Coaches
0-0.5 Don't even think it -- can't be touched 32
1-1.5 Very safe -- change highly unlikely 40
2-2.5 Safe -- solid position 33
3-3.5 On the bubble -- you never know 10
4-4.5 Warm seat -- feeling the pressure 4
5 On the hot seat -- it's time to win now 1

Note: The number of years in the chart below includes the upcoming season.

TeamCoachYearsRecordRating
AlabamaNick Saban538-110.0
AuburnGene Chizik322-50.0
Mississippi StateDan Mullen314-110.0
NevadaChris Ault27219-97-10.0
NorthwesternPat Fitzgerald634-290.0
OklahomaBob Stoops13129-310.0
OregonChip Kelly322-40.0
SMUJune Jones416-230.0
South CarolinaSteve Spurrier744-330.0
Texas ChristianGary Patterson1298-280.0
TroyLarry Blakeney21161-82-10.0
UtahKyle Whittingham757-200.0
Virginia TechFrank Beamer25198-95-20.0
WisconsinBret Bielema649-160.0
Air ForceTroy Calhoun534-180.5
ArmyRich Ellerson312-130.5
Boise StateChris Petersen661-50.5
FloridaWill Muschamp10-00.5
Florida InternationalMario Cristobal416-330.5
Florida StateJimbo Fisher210-40.5
IowaKirk Ferentz1389-600.5
Kansas StateBill Snyder20149-80-10.5
LouisvilleCharlie Strong27-60.5
Michigan StateMark Dantonio533-190.5
MinnesotaJerry Kill10-00.5
NavyKen Niumatalolo527-140.5
NebraskaBo Pelini530-120.5
North TexasDan McCarney10-00.5
Northern IllinoisDave Doeren10-00.5
Southern MississippiLarry Fedora422-170.5
SyracuseDoug Marrone312-130.5
WashingtonSteve Sarkisian312-130.5
ArkansasBobby Petrino423-151.0
Ball StatePete Lembo10-01.0
BYUBronco Mendenhall756-211.0
ColoradoJon Embree10-01.0
ConnecticutPaul Pasqualoni10-01.0
Georgia TechPaul Johnson426-141.0
HoustonKevin Sumlin423-161.0
IdahoRobb Akey517-331.0
Iowa StatePaul Rhoads312-131.0
Kent StateDarrell Hazel10-01.0
Louisiana-MonroeTodd Berry15-71.0
Miami (Ohio)Don Treadwell10-01.0
MichiganBrady Hoke10-01.0
MissouriGary Pinkel1177-491.0
Notre DameBrian Kelly28-51.0
Oklahoma StateMike Gundy747-291.0
Oregon StateMike Riley1169-541.0
PittsburghTodd Graham10-01.0
South FloridaSkip Holtz28-51.0
ToledoTim Beckman313-121.0
TulsaBill Blankenship10-01.0
Arkansas StateHugh Freeze10-01.5
Boston CollegeFrank Spaziani316-111.5
Fresno StatePat Hill15108-711.5
HawaiiGreg McMackin423-181.5
KentuckyJoker Phillips26-71.5
Louisiana TechSonny Dykes15-71.5
Louisiana-LafayetteMark Hudspeth10-01.5
MarshallDoc Holliday25-71.5
Miami (Fla.)Al Golden10-01.5
OhioFrank Solich740-361.5
RutgersGreg Schiano1159-631.5
StanfordDavid Shaw10-01.5
TempleSteve Addazio10-01.5
Texas TechTommy Tuberville28-51.5
UCFGeorge O'Leary845-441.5
VirginiaMike London24-81.5
Wake ForestJim Grobe1162-601.5
West VirginiaDana Holgorsen10-01.5
Western MichiganBill Cubit740-331.5
AkronRob Ianello21-112.0
BaylorArt Briles415-222.0
CaliforniaJeff Tedford1072-422.0
Central MichiganDan Enos23-92.0
East CarolinaRuffin McNeill26-72.0
IndianaKevin Wilson10-02.0
MarylandRandy Edsall10-02.0
Middle TennesseeRick Stockstill633-302.0
N.C. StateTom O'Brien525-252.0
Penn StateJoe Paterno46401-135-32.0
PurdueDanny Hope39-152.0
San Jose StateMike MacIntyre21-122.0
Southern CaliforniaLane Kiffin28-52.0
TexasMack Brown14133-342.0
Texas A&MMike Sherman419-192.0
VanderbiltJames Franklin10-02.0
Western KentuckyWillie Taggart22-102.0
ArizonaMike Stoops840-452.5
Bowling GreenDave Clawson39-162.5
BuffaloJeff Quinn22-102.5
CincinnatiButch Jones24-82.5
ClemsonDabo Swinney419-152.5
DukeDavid Cutcliffe412-242.5
Eastern MichiganRon English32-222.5
Florida AtlanticHoward Schnellenberger1157-632.5
LSULes Miles762-172.5
New Mexico StateDeWayne Walker35-202.5
RiceDavid Bailiff519-302.5
San Diego StateRocky Long213-122.5
Texas-El PasoMike Price740-452.5
UNLVBobby Hauck22-112.5
Utah StateGary Anderson38-162.5
WyomingDave Christensen310-152.5
MemphisLarry Porter21-113.0
MississippiHouston Nutt422-163.0
North CarolinaButch Davis528-233.0
TennesseeDerek Dooley26-73.0
UABNeil Callaway515-333.0
Arizona StateDennis Erickson525-243.5
Colorado StateSteve Fairchild413-243.5
GeorgiaMark Richt1196-343.5
KansasTurner Gill23-93.5
Ohio StateLuke Fickell10-03.5
IllinoisRon Zook728-454.0
TulaneBob Toledo513-354.0
UCLARick Neuheisel415-224.0
New MexicoMike Locksley32-224.5
Washington StatePaul Wulff45-325.0


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