Kentucky's Rich Brooks is the only coach to earn a 5 rating in the 2006 Hot Seat Ratings. Brooks enters his fourth season with a 9-25 record at Kentucky, including 4-20 in the SEC.
Last season, only one coach -- Rutgers' Greg Schiano -- had a rating of 5. After guiding the Scarlet Knights to a bowl game in 2005, his rating has dropped to 0.5.
|Hot Seat Rating Key|
|Rating||What it means||Coaches|
|0-0.5||Don't even think it -- can't be touched||33|
|1-1.5||Very safe -- change highly unlikely||39|
|2-2.5||Safe -- solid position||31|
|3-3.5||On the bubble -- you never know||15|
|4-4.5||Warm seat -- feeling the pressure||0|
|5||On the hot seat -- it's time to win now||1|
* - Years are including the upcoming 2006 season.