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Kevin Wilson

Indiana

Doug Martin

New Mexico St

Paul Rhoads

Iowa State

Bill Blankenship

Tulsa

Darrell Hazell

Purdue

Brady Hoke

Michigan

Dana Holgorsen

West Virginia

Mike MacIntyre

Colorado

Al Golden

Miami

Bobby Hauck

UNLV

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Tim Beckman

Illinois

Ron Turner

Fl International

Bo Pelini

Nebraska

Kliff Kingsbury

Texas Tech

Trent Miles

Georgia State

Les Miles

LSU

Mike Gundy

Oklahoma State

Todd Monken

Southern Miss

Frank Beamer

Virginia Tech

David Shaw

Stanford

Hot Seat #21

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Hot Seat #25

Hot Seat #26

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Sonny Dykes

California

Paul Petrino

Idaho

Mike London

Virginia

Mark Stoops

Kentucky

Kevin Sumlin

Texas A&M

Mike Riley

Oregon State

Kirk Ferentz

Iowa

Willie Taggart

South Florida

Norm Chow

Hawaii

Derek Mason

Vanderbilt

KEY

HOT SEAT

EDGE OF HOT SEAT

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CAREER RECORD

RECORD WITH SCHOOL

2013

2014

Rank

Coach Name

School

Age

Conf.

Compensation

Yrs.

W

L

T

Win %

Yrs.

W

L

T

Win %

W

L

W

L

1

Kevin Wilson Indiana 54 Big Ten $1,400,000 4 12 35 0 .255 4 12 35 0 .255 5 7 3 8

2

Doug Martin

New Mexico State

51

Ind

$500,000

10

33

72

0

.314

2

4

19

0

.174

2

10

2 9

3

Paul Rhoads Iowa State 47 Big 12 $1,800,000 6 29 44 0 .397 6 29 44 0 .397 3 9 2 8

4

Bill Blankenship Tulsa 58 CUSA $700,000

4

24

26

0

.480

4

24

26

0

.480

3

9

2 9

5

Darrell Hazell

Purdue

50

Big Ten

$2,300,000

4

20

29

0

.408

2

4

19

0

.174

1

11

3 8

6

Brady Hoke

Michigan

56

Big Ten

$4,300,000

12

78

69

0

.531

4

31

19

0

.620

7

6

5 6

7

Dana Holgorsen West Virginia 43 Big 12 $2,800,000 4 27 22 0 .551 4 27 22 0 .551 4 8 6 5

8

Mike MacIntyre

Colorado

49

Pac 12

$2,500,000

5

22

38

0

.367

2

6

17

0

.261

4

8

2 9

9

Al Golden Miami 45 ACC $2,300,000 9 55 54 0 .505 4 28 20 0 .583 9 4 6 5

10

Bobby Hauck

UNLV

50

MWC

$725,000

12

95

65

0

.594

5

15

48

0

.238

7

6

2 10

11

Tim Beckman

Illinois

49

Big Ten

$1,800,000

6

32

40

0

.444

3

11

24

0

.314

4

8

5 6

12

Ron Turner Florida Int'l. 61 CUSA $600,000 11 47 80 0 .370 2 5 19 0 .208 1 11 4 8

13

Bo Pelini Nebraska 47 Big Ten $3,100,000 7 66 27 0 .710 7 66 27 0 .710 9 4 8 3

14

Kliff Kingsbury

Texas Tech

35

Big 12

$2,200,000

2

12

12

0

.500

2

12

12

0

.500

8

5

4 7

15

Trent Miles

Georgia State

51

Sun Belt

$550,000

6

21

58

0

.266

2

1

22

0

.043

0

12

1 10

16

Mike Gundy

Oklahoma State

47

Big 12

$3,500,000

10

82

44

0

.651

10

82

44

0

.651

10

3

5 6

17

Les Miles 

LSU

61

SEC

$4,500,000

14

130

49

0

.763

10

102

28

0

.785

10

3

7 4

18

Todd Monken Southern Miss 48 CUSA $800,000 2 4 19 0 .174 2 4 19 0 .174 1 11 3 8

19

Frank Beamer

Virginia Tech

68

ACC

$2,600,000

34

271

138

4

.661

28

229

115

2

.665

8

5

5 6

20

David Shaw Stanford 42 Pac 12 $3,000,000 4 40 12 0 .769 4 40 12 0 .769 11 3 6 5

21

Sonny Dykes California 45 Pac-12 $2,500,000 5 28 32 0 .467 2 6 17 0 .261 1 11 5 6

22

Paul Petrino

Idaho

47

Ind

$425,000

2

2

20

0

.091

2

2

20

0

.091

1

11

1 9

23

Mike London

Virginia

54

ACC

$2,400,000

7

47

42

0

.528

5

23

37

0

.383

2

10

5 6
24

Mark Stoops

Kentucky

47

SEC

$2,250,000

2

7

16

0

.304

2

7

16

0

.304

2

10

5 6
25 Kevin Sumlin Texas A&M 50 SEC $5,000,000 7 62 27 0 .697 3 27 10 0 .730 9 4 7 4

KEY

HOT SEAT

EDGE OF HOT SEAT

SAFE FOR NOW

CAREER RECORD

RECORD WITH SCHOOL

2013

2014

Rank

Coach Name

School

Age

Conf.

Compensation

  Yrs.

W

L

T

Win %

Yrs.

W

L

T

Win %

W

L

W

L

26

Mike Riley

Oregon State

61

Pac 12

$1,600,000

14

93

79

0

.541

14

93

79

0

.541

7

6

5 6

27

Kirk Ferentz

Iowa

59

Big Ten

$4,000,000

19

127

104

0

.550

16

115

83

.581

8

5

7 4

28

Willie Taggart South Florida 38 AAC $2,000,000 5 22 37 0 .373 2 6 17 0 .261 2 10 4 7

29

Norm Chow Hawaii 68 MWC $700,000 3 8 28 0 .222 4 7 28 0 .222 1 11 4 8

30

Derek Mason

Vanderbilt

43

SEC 

$2,250,000

1

3

8

0

.273

1

3

8

0

.273

0

0

3 8

31

Chris Creighton

Eastern Michigan

45

MAC

$450,000

18

141

55

0

.719

1

2

9

0

.182

0

0

2 9

32

Bret Bielema

Arkansas

44

SEC

$3,000,000

9

77

38

0

.670

2

9

14

0

.391

3

9

6 5

33

Bob Davie

New Mexico

60

MWC

$800,000

8

45

51

0

.469

3

10

26

0

.278

3

9

3 8

34

Bob Diaco

Connecticut

41

AAC

$1,500,000

1

2

8

0

.200

1

2

8

0

.200

0

0

2 8

35

Ron Caragher San Jose State 47 MWC $550,000 8 53 36 0 .596 2 9 14 0 .391 6 6 3 8

36

Paul Haynes

Kent State

45

MAC

$450,000

2

5

17

0

.227

2

5

17

0

.227

4

8

1 9

37

Scott Shafer

Syracuse

47

ACC

 $1,400,000

2

10

14

0

.417

2

10

14

0

.417

7

6

3 8

38

Chuck Martin

Miami, Ohio

46

MAC

$550,000

7

76

16

0

.826

1

2

9

0

.182

0

0

2 9

39

Mike Leach Washington State 53 Pac 12 $2,750,000 13 96 67 0 .589 3 12 24 0 .333 6 7 3 8

40

Curtis Johnson Tulane 53 CUSA $1,200,000 3 12 24 0 .333 3 12 24 0 .333 7 6 3 8

41

Charlie Partridge

Florida Atlantic

41

CUSA

$600,000

1

3

8

0

.273

1

3

8

0

.273

0

0

3 8

42

Bob Stoops

Oklahoma

54

Big 12 

$5,250,000

16

168

42

0

.800

16

168

42

0

.800

11

2

8 3

43

Pat Fitzgerald

Northwestern

40

Big Ten

$2,400,000

9

60

52

0

.536

9

60

52

0

.536

5

7

5 6

44

Dave Clawson Wake Forest 47 ACC $2,250,000 15 93 88 0 .514 1 3 8 0 .273 0 0 3 8

45

Larry Coker Texas - San Antonio 66 CUSA $400,000 10 82 38 0 .683 4 22 23 0 .489 7 5 3 8

46

Rick Stockstill

Middle Tennessee

57

CUSA

$750,000

9

57

54

0

.514

9

57

54

0

.514

8

5

6 5

47

Paul Chryst

Pitt

49

ACC

$1,800,000

3

18

19

0

.486

3

18

19

0

.486

7

6

5 6

48

Steve Spurrier

South Carolina

69

SEC 

$4,000,000

25

225

84

2

.727

10

83

44

0

.654

11

2

6 5

49

Brian Kelly

Notre Dame

53

Ind.

$4,000,000

25

215

76

2

.737

5

44

19

0

.698

9

4

7 4

50

Butch Jones

Tennessee

46

SEC

$3,200,000

8

60

40

0

.600

2

10

13

0

.435

5

7

5 6

KEY

HOT SEAT

EDGE OF HOT SEAT

SAFE FOR NOW

CAREER RECORD RECORD WITH SCHOOL 2013 2014

Rank

Coach Name

School

Age

Conf.

Compensation

  Yrs.

W

L

T

Win %

Yrs.

W

L

T

Win %

W

L

W

L

51

Jimbo Fisher

Florida State

49

ACC 

$4,000,000

5

55

10

0

.846

5

55

10

0

.846

14

0

10 0

52

Alex Wood

Buffalo

59

MAC

$400,000

5

24

24

0

.500

1

1

2

0

.333

0

0

1 2

53

Larry Blakeney

Troy

67

Sun Belt

$500,000

24

178

111

1

.616

24

178

111

1

.616

6

6

3 7

54

Tom Mason

SMU

58

AAC

$500,000

2

1

17

0

.056

1

0

8

0

.000

0

0

0 8

55

Clinton Bowen

Kansas

45

Big 12

$500,000

1

1

6

0

.143

1

1

6

0

.143

0

0

1 6

56

Will Muschamp

Florida

43

SEC 

$3,000,000

4

28

20

0

.583

4

28

20

0

.583

4

8

6 4

57

Terry Bowden

Akron

58

MAC

$425,000

21

151

86

2

.635

3

11

24

0

.314

5

7

5 6

58

Matt Rhule Temple 39 AAC $1,300,000 2 7 15 0 .318 2 7 15 0 .318 2 10 5 5

59

Dave Doeren NC State 43 ACC $2,000,000 4 32 18 0 .640 2 9 14 0 .391 3 9 6 5

60

Bill Clark

UAB

46

CUSA

$600,000

2

16

10

0

.615

1

5

6

0

.455

0

0

5 6

61

Pete Lembo

Ball State

44

MAC

$450,000

14

108

56

0

.659

4

29

20

0

.592

10

3

4 7

62

Dan McCarney North Texas 61 CUSA $725,000 16 77 111 0 .410 4 21 26 0 .447 9 4 3 7
  63

Jeff Monken

Army

47

Ind.

$700,000

5

42

23

0

.646

1

4

7

0

.364

0

0

4 7

64

Todd Berry La. Monroe 54 SunBelt $400,000 13 56 92 0 .378 5 27 33 0 .450 6 6 4 7

65

Craig Bohl

Wyoming

57

MWC

$1,000,000

12

108

39

0

.735

1

4

7

0

.364

0

0

4 7

66

Sean Kugler

UTEP

48

CUSA

$550,000

2

8

15

0

.348

2

8

15

0

.348

2

10

6 5

67

Steve Addazio

Boston College

55

ACC

$1,750,000

4

26

21

0

.553

2

13

10

0

.565

7

6

6 4

68

Frank Solich

Ohio

70

MAC 

$550,000

16

129

75

0

.632

10

71

56

0

.559

7

6

5 6

69

James Franklin Penn State 42 Big Ten $4,000,000 4 30 20 0 .600 1 6 5 0 .545 0 0 6 5

70

Kyle Flood

Rutgers

43

Big Ten

$900,000

3

21

15

0

.583

3

21

15

0

.583

6

7

6 4

71

Blake Anderson

Arkansas State

44

Sun Belt

$700,000

1

6

5

0

.545

1

6

5

0

.545

0

0

6 5

72

Mark Whipple Massachusetts 57 MAC $500,000 17 124 67 0 .649 7 52 34 0 .605 0 0 3 8

73

Dan Enos

Central Michigan

46 MAC $375,000 5 26 35 0 .426 5 26 35 0 .426 6 6 7 5

74

Joey Jones South Alabama 52 Sun Belt $425,000 7 40 33 0 .548 7 14 22 0 .389 6 6 6 5

75

Brian Polian

Nevada

40

MWC

$560,000

2

10

13

0

.435

2

10

13

0

.435

4

8

6 5

KEY

HOT SEAT

EDGE OF HOT SEAT

SAFE FOR NOW

CAREER RECORD RECORD WITH SCHOOL 2013 2014

Rank

Coach Name

School

Age

Conf.

Compensation

Yrs.

W

L

T

Win %

Yrs.

W

L

T

Win %

W

L

W

L

76

Dino Babers

Bowling Green

53

MAC

$500,000

3

25

11

0

.694

1

6

4

0

.600

0

0

6 4

77

Dennis Franchione Texas State 63 SunBelt $400,000 29 209 126 2 .623 6 35 34 0 .507 6 6 6 5

78

Mark Richt

Georgia

54

SEC 

 $3,400,000

14

135

47

0

.742

14

135

47

0

.742

8

5

9 2

79

Hugh Freeze Mississippi 45 SEC $3,200,000 6 53 21 0 .716 3 23 14 0 .622 8 5 8 3

80

Steve Sarkisian USC 40 Pac 12 $4,250,000 6 41 33 0 .554 1 7 4 0 .636 0 0 7 4

81

Larry Fedora North Carolina 52 ACC $2,000,000 7 55 34 0 .618 3 21 15 0 .583 7 6 6 5

82

Chris Petersen

Washington

50

Pac 12

$3,400,000

9

99

17

0

.853

1

7

5

0

.583

0

0

7 5

83

Rocky Long

San Diego St.

64

MWC

$850,000

15

96

88

0

.522

3

31

19

0

.620

8

5

6 5

84

Tim DeRuyter

Fresno State

51

MWC

$1,500,000

3

25

12

0

.676

3

25

12

0

.676

11

2

5 6

85

Randy Edsall

Maryland

56

Big Ten

$2,250,000

16

94

98

0

.490

4

20

28

0

.417

7

6

7 4

86

Kyle Whittingham

 Utah

55

Pac 12

 $2,500,000

10

83

43

0

.659

10

83

43

0

.659

5

7

7 4

87

Skip Holtz

La. Tech

50

CUSA

$600,000

15

99

83

0

.544

2

11

12

0

.478

4

8

7 4

88

Bobby Wilder

Old Dominion

50

Ind

$500,000

6

51

20

0

.729

6

51

20

0

.729

8

4

5 6

89

David Cutcliffe Duke 60 ACC $2,250,000 14 83 76 0 .522 7 39 47 0 .453 10 4 8 3

90

Tony Levine Houston 42 AAC $1,000,000 3 20 16 0 .556 3 20 16 0 .556 8 5 6 4

91

Gus Malzahn

Auburn

49

SEC

$4,000,000

3

29

8

0

.784

2

20

5

0

.800

12

2

8 3

92

Ken Niumatalolo Navy 49 Ind. $1,700,000 7 54 35 0 .607 7 54 35 0 .607 9 4 5 5

93

Jeff Brohm

Western Kentucky

43

Sun Belt

$600,000

1

6

5

0

.545

1

6

5

0

.545

0

0

6 5

94

Bronco Mendenhall

BYU

48

 Ind.

$2,000,000

10

89

38

0

.701

10

89

38

0

.701

8

5

7 4

95

Mark Hudspeth

La. Lafayette

46

SunBelt

$825,000

11

100

37

0

.730

4

34

16

0

.680

9

4

7 4

96