Monthly Archive: November 2017

The Butch Jones Firing at Tennessee – Post Week 11 Coaches Hot Seat Rankings – Give These Hot Seat Coaches Hell Mr. Cash! – Thanks Johnny!

 

The Butch Jones Firing at Tennessee

The Twitter handle @FootballTimeMag tweeted the following after Butch Jones was fired on Sunday…

“Butch Jones was an abusive, vindictive, immoral, tyrannical dictator during his time at Tennessee. He cared only for Butch Jones and would destroy anyone in his path who challenged him. Sad that his players and staffers ever had to put up with such a small minded and hateful man.”

…and although we cannot verify the above with a first-hand account we have gotten enough opinions from people that have followed the Tennessee Football program for years that have told us similar things to believe the person behind the above tweet believes it to be true and in our opinion we believe it to be true also.

We could write a lot in this spot about what we have heard about Butch Jones from former players and coaches that played or worked with Jones in this spot, but why waste the time since what got Jones eventually fired at Tennessee is something that Butch Jones probably hasn’t….probably never will…come to grips with and in the end Jones Win/Loss record was driven by Butch’s unforced errors and mistakes off the field that collectively did tremendous damage to the Tennessee football program both on and off the field.

All we can say to Tennessee AD John Currie is that he better Damn get this new head coaching hire right because a mistake here Son and you will be out of collegiate athletics on the FBS level within three years!

It’s just our humble opinion but Tennessee should be able to hire a Head Football Coach who is a Helluva Coach and a Helluva Human Being…..Hell….the fans of Tennessee Football DESERVE that and if the Vols fall short of that mark we are going be about as disappointed as we were years ago when the Vols hired Lane Kiffin which we said was going to be a Damn Disaster and in the end launched the Damn Disaster Wagon Train to Hell the Tennessee Football program is still on right now!

Post Week 11 Coaches Hot Seat Rankings

Give These Hot Seat Coaches Hell Mr. Cash!

Thanks Johnny!

1.   Mike Riley, Nebraska – With Nebraska’s 54 – 21 loss to a 5 – 5 Minnesota team on Saturday we knew already that the Mike Riley three year era in Lincoln was over but for those 3 Damn Morons that didn’t know it was over…

The Mike Riley Era Is Over at Nebraska!

Mike Riley’s records at Nebraska now stand at…

Overall:  19 – 17

Big Ten:  12 – 12

…..and to say that the Riley hiring at Nebraska was one of the most inexplicable hirings in our 40+ years of watching college football here at Coaches Hot Seat would be a MASSIVE understatement which brings us to a much-discussed subject at Coaches Hot Seat:

Hiring the RIGHT Head Football Coach at “X” School

It’s self-evident to anyone with a working brain after firing Bo Pelini who averaged winning…

9.43 Wins Per Year

…coaching at Nebraska that Mike Riley is not going to be on a Potential Head Coaches List to replace Pelini if that list has 100 names on it which makes us wonder…

How could Nebraska have hired Mike Riley?
How could Tennessee have hired Derek Dooley?
How could Kansas have hired Charlie Weis and David Beaty?
How could Alabama have hired Mike Price?
How could Notre Dame have hired Charlie Weis?

We could go on for awhile here because we have a list of dozens of Inexplicable College Football Head Coaching Hires since the 1970s which brings us to what should be a Fail-Safe procedure before an AD at any school hires a new head football coach:

Talk to Football People before you make that hire and make sure those are Football People that are up on today’s game of college football because if they are they KNOW whether a coach can “really coach” or not and most importantly if he can get MORE out of players and a team than what most coaches can get because if he can then he can “really coach!” An AD doesn’t want to hire a coach that got “what was expected” out a football team and program but rather an AD should look to hire a coach that consistently has his teams performing at HIGHER levels than the talent-level he has on hand to coach. That may seem obvious, but college football coaches get hired every year that are only Average or Slightly Better Than Average relative to what they have at their disposal to coach so look for someone Good To Great at least ADs!

The best mental exercise for any AD to use when considering hiring “X” coach it to imagine in your mind’s eye what the coaches at your major rivals will say the moment they hear the name of the coach you are considering. Example:

Tennessee AD John Currie should think when hiring the next head of the Vols what will be Nick Saban’s IMMEDIATE reaction upon hearing who the next Tennessee head coach is going to be…if Saban says in your mind’s eye anything but…

“Damn! Well…that means the Tennessee game will be competitive again!”

….move on to another coach until you get the right reaction from Saban!

As for Mike Riley we will always wish Coach Riley the best and we certainly hope he can go out with a win in one of his last two games…

At Penn State
Iowa

Give ‘Em Hell Mike Riley!

2.  Bret Bielema, Arkansas – 5 years ago both Butch Jones and Bret Bielema were hired at Tennessee and Arkansas respectfully and with Jones now sent packing its worth looking at both of their records besides each other, but first one must understand that Bielema took over a Helluva Lot better football program than Jones took over at Tennessee which was a Total Disaster after Kiffin and Dooley with Bielema taking over an Arkansas team loaded with talent that under Bobby Petrino was one of the top teams in the SEC!

Butch Jones: 2013 – 2017

Overall: 34 – 27

SEC: 14 – 24

Bret Bielema: 2013 – 2017

Overall: 29 – 32

SEC: 11 – 27

Translation: Butch Jones was Borderline Disaster at Tennessee primarily driven by Butch’s own unforced errors and Bret Bielema has been nothing short of…

Complete Freaking Disaster

…after taking over a sold Hogs program at Arkansas and the Hogs at 4 – 6 on the season still have to play…

Mississippi State
Missouri

…this season!

We are going to let everyone on in a little secret about Hiring and Firing people:

99 times out of 100 the person hiring someone knows within 90 days whether they made a good hire or not.

Yes….one hears all the time that a coach needs several years to “get his kids in the program” but the reality is that Good forget about Great Coaches can immediately impact a football program and the things that a head coach does in his first 90 days often tells the tale on whether that coach will be successful or not and whether the Athletic Director that hired that coach admits it or not…He/She knows very soon after the hire whether it was the right hire or not.

We say the above because our Good Arkansas Buddy in Ft. Smith, Arkansas who has been going to Razorbacks football games for 40+ years told us a couple of months into Bielema’s tenure at Arkansas….

“It’s just not going to work with Bielema. It may take a couple of years or five years but in the end it’s just not going to work out for Bret at Arkansas.”

Our recommendation to the Good Folks at the University of Arkansas:

Send Bret Bielema packing in a few weeks and hire Memphis head coach Mike Norvell to coach the Razorbacks!

3.  Kevin Sumlin, Texas A&M – An amazing number to look at when considering Kevin Sumlin’s career as the head coach at Texas A&M is that in his SIXTH year at the school that has EVERYTHING a head coach would need to win a Helluva lot of football games is that the Aggies are…

6 – 4

….with games still left against…

At Mississippi
At LSU

…which of course means that A&M will officially be looking for a new head football coach in a few weeks and this is going to be a Helluva interesting hire in College Station.

A few of us here at Coaches Hot Seat have been lucky enough to have been on the Texas A&M campus a dozen-plus times both for football games and during the off-football-season and Aggieville is just a very unique place that needs a very unique coach that can fully embrace and get a Helluva lot out of A&M and then translate that “Aggie Energy” as we like to call it to the football field to win football games!

It’s often said that a head football coach is the “primary face” of a college football program and often a school and sometimes an entire state like Nick Saban is in Alabama, and to understand that when traveling across America get questions from people in sports, in business, in politics, in every line of work about Nick Saban and what he is doing at Alabama who primarily know something about the state of Alabama because of the Alabama football program and its success over the past decade. At Texas A&M the head football coach is REALLY the face of the Aggies Football Program and the Entire School for that matter and A&M AD Scott Woodward better Damn not mess up this hire because if he does his ass will be out of a job in short order!

4.  David Beaty, Kansas – David Beaty’s record in 3 seasons as the head coach at Kansas:

Overall:  3 – 31

Big 12:  1 – 24

That’s enough said about David Beaty at Kansas.

5.  Lovie Smith, Illinois – With the Illini’s loss at home to Indiana on Saturday Illinois is now 2 – 8 overall and 0 – 7 in the Big Ten and Lovie Smith’s records in 2 seasons at Illinois now stand at:

Overall:  5 – 17

Big Ten:  2 – 14

Oh…in 2 seasons Lovie Smith + Illinois has not beaten a FBS team with a winning record.

Please…someone…anyone…why is Lovie Smith the head coach of the Illinois Football team?

6.  Todd Graham, Arizona State – With Arizona State’s loss to UCLA at the Rose Bowl on Saturday the Sun Devils fell to 5 – 5 on the year and still have to play games against…

At Oregon State
Arizona

….which to us looks like a 6 – 6 finish to the season based upon the way Arizona is playing these days and there’s not a chance in Hell or Tempe in the Summer that Todd Graham can hang onto his job with a .500 record in his SIXTH season on the job at Arizona State.

Todd Graham is a solid football coach who like Butch Jones has made some self-inflicted + unforced errors at Arizona State and if the folks at ASU are going to be make a head coaching change they must do ONE thing for sure:

Hire A Head Coach BETTER Than Todd Graham!

7.  David Bailiff, Rice – David Bailiff has been at the head coach at Rice for 11 years now which is as long as Coaches Hot Seat has been around starting in the 2007 college football season and in those 11 seasons Bailiff has put up records of…

Overall:  57 – 78

CUSA:  40 – 46

….and he has THREE .500 or better seasons + bowl game trips with the last one coming in 2014 and in our opinion with the 1 – 9 Owls still having to play…

At Old Dominion
North Texas

….Rice will be looking for a new head football coach in a couple of weeks and also in our opinion Rice will be able to hire a pretty good coach because Rice also-also in our opinion is a Pretty Damn Good Job with a Helluva lot of very good football players within a 3 hour drive of its campus in Houston!

Great Luck the rest of the season Coach Bailiff!

8.  Kliff Kingsbury, Texas Tech – Kliff Kingsbury and Texas Tech got a MUST WIN over Baylor on Saturday but then this Baylor football team is 1 – 9 with only a win over Kansas so beating the Bears isn’t much at all and with that win the Red Raiders are now 5 – 5 on the season with games still left against…

TCU
At Texas

Damn….it will take some serious football playing for Texas Tech to win either of their last two games and we guess if Tech did win both of them and finished at 7 – 5 overall and 4 – 5 in Big 12 play Kingsbury could hang onto his job in Lubbock but that’s a Helluva BIG IF!

9.  Brad Lambert, Charlotte – What we know about the Charlotte Football program you could write on a matchbook but we do know that head coach Brad Lambert in FIVE seasons coaching a Charlotte has records on the board of…

Overall:  17 – 39

CUSA: 4 – 18

…and even at Charlotte that must put your job in serious jeopardy!

10.  Jim Mora, UCLA – Jim Mora and the UCLA Bruins got their MUST WIN over Arizona State on Saturday with reportedly signs out at the Rose Bowl encouraging the folks at UCLA to find a new head football coach and now the 5 – 5 Bruins still have on their schedule games against…

At USC
California

…..and at best that looks like 6 – 6 on the season in Mora’s SIXTH year on the job in Westwood.

With a $12M+ buyout and very few rich UCLA alumni that give two rips whether the Bruins win another football game or not it’s not likely that Mora will be fired after this season but that sure the Hell doesn’t mean he’s not on the Hot Seat at Coaches Hot Seat where…

We Expect Excellence In A Place Like UCLA

…even if the folks in the UCLA Athletic Department are willing to accept…

Total Damn Ass MEDIOCRITY!

Coaches Hot Seat Quotes of the Day – Monday, November 13, 2018 – Helen Keller

 

“Alone we can do so little; together we can do so much.”

And

“Although the world is full of suffering, it is also full of the overcoming of it.”

And

“Character cannot be developed in ease and quiet. Only through experience of trial and suffering can the soul be strengthened, ambition inspired, and success achieved.”

And

“I long to accomplish a great and noble task, but it is my chief duty to accomplish small tasks as if they were great and noble.”

And

“It is a terrible thing to see and have no vision.”

And

“Life is a succession of lessons which must be lived to be understood.”

And

“Security is mostly a superstition. It does not exist in nature, nor do the children of men as a whole experience it. Avoiding danger is no safer in the long run than outright exposure. Life is either a daring adventure, or nothing.”

And

“True happiness… is not attained through self-gratification, but through fidelity to a worthy purpose.”

And

“My share of the work may be limited, but the fact that it is work makes it precious.”

And

“Never bend your head. Always hold it high. Look the world straight in the eye.”

And

“Optimism is the faith that leads to achievement. Nothing can be done without hope and confidence.”

And

“People do not like to think. If one thinks, one must reach conclusions. Conclusions are not always pleasant.”

And

“The highest result of education is tolerance.”

And

“Walking with a friend in the dark is better than walking alone in the light.”

And

“We can do anything we want to if we stick to it long enough.”

And

“While they were saying among themselves it cannot be done, it was done.”

And

“One can never consent to creep when one feels an impulse to soar.”

And

“We differ, blind and seeing, one from another, not in our senses, but in the use we make of them, in the imagination and courage with which we seek wisdom beyond the senses.”

And

“Tyranny cannot defeat the power of ideas.”

And

“Miss Sullivan touched my forehead and spelled with decided emphasis, “Think.”  In a flash I knew that the word was the name of the process that was going on in my head. This was my first conscious perception of an abstract idea.  For a long time I was still … trying to find a meaning for “love” in the light of this new idea. The sun had been under a cloud all day, and there had been brief showers; but suddenly the sun broke forth in all its southern splendour.  Again I asked my teacher, “Is this not love?”

“Love is something like the clouds that were in the sky before the sun came out,” she replied. Then in simpler words than these, which at that time I could not have understood, she explained:

“You cannot touch the clouds, you know; but you feel the rain and know how glad the flowers and the thirsty earth are to have it after a hot day. You cannot touch love either; but you feel the sweetness that it pours into everything. Without love you would not be happy or want to play.”

The beautiful truth burst upon my mind — I felt that there were invisible lines stretched between my spirit and the spirits of others.”

And

“No matter how dull, or how mean, or how wise a man is, he feels that happiness is his indisputable right.”

And

“A happy life consists not in the absence, but in the mastery of hardships.”

And

“Many persons have a wrong idea of what constitutes true happiness. It is not attained through self-gratification but through fidelity to a worthy purpose.”

Wikipedia:  Helen Keller

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Coaches Hot Seat Quotes of the Day – Sunday, November 12, 2017 – Chuck Yeager

 

“If you want to grow old as a pilot, you’ve got to know when to push it, and when to back off.”

And

“Later, I realized that the mission had to end in a let-down because the real barrier wasn’t in the sky but in our knowledge and experience of supersonic flight.”

And

“Most pilots learn, when they pin on their wings and go out and get in a fighter, especially, that one thing you don’t do, you don’t believe anything anybody tells you about an airplane.”

And

“Never wait for trouble.”

And

“Rules are made for people who aren’t willing to make up their own.”

And

“You do what you can for as long as you can, and when you finally can’t, you do the next best thing. You back up but you don’t give up.”

And

“You don’t concentrate on risks. You concentrate on results. No risk is too great to prevent the necessary job from getting done.”

And

“Unfortunately, many people do not consider fun an important item on their daily agenda. For me, that was always high priority in whatever I was doing.”

Wikipedia:  Chuck Yeager

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Coaches Hot Seat Quotes of the Day – Saturday, November 11, 2017 – Pat Dye

 

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“Believe in honest, positive dissent.”

And

Football is not an “I” game. It’s a “we” game.”

And

“Nothing has changed about what makes a winner. A winner works his butt off and is dependable. He’s not always the most talented, but he gives everything on every play.”

And

“At Auburn, practice is Hell. But when you line up across the big, fast, smart, angry boys from Florida, and Georgia, and Alabama, where there is no quality of mercy on the ground and no place to hide, you’ll know why practice is Hell at Auburn.”

And

Don’t wait to be a great man. Be a great boy.”

And

“I don’t believe in miracles. I believe in character”

And

“Life is short, so don’t waste any of it carrying around a load of bitterness. It only sours your life, and the world won’t pay any attention anyway.”

And

“If you’re a football coach, criticism comes with the territory. If it tears you up, you better get into another profession.”

Before the 1981 Iron Bowl between Alabama and Auburn, Paul “Bear” Bryant and Pat Dye (Pat Dye coached for Paul Bryant for nine years on the Alabama staff):

Pat Dye:  “Coach Bryant, before you start hugging me, you ought to know that my boys are fixing to get after y’all’s ass.” 

Paul Bryant:  “You ain’t trying to scare me now, are you, Pat?”

Pat Dye:  “No sir, because I know you don’t get scared. I’m just telling you what we’re fixing to do.”

And

“A game like this, Alabama players will remember it for the rest of their lives. Auburn players…it’ll eat their guts out the rest of their lives.” Former Auburn coach Pat Dye to a reporter after Van Tiffen kicked his 52 yard field goal to beat Auburn in 1985.

Wikipedia:  Pat Dye

www.coachpatdye.com

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Coaches Hot Seat Quotes of the Day – Friday, November 10, 2017 – William Faulkner

 

“A gentleman can live through anything.”

And

“A man’s moral conscience is the curse he had to accept from the gods in order to gain from them the right to dream.”

And

“A mule will labor ten years willingly and patiently for you, for the privilege of kicking you once.”

And

“All of us failed to match our dreams of perfection. So I rate us on the basis of our splendid failure to do the impossible.”

And

“Always dream and shoot higher than you know you can do. Don’t bother just to be better than your contemporaries or predecessors. Try to be better than yourself.”

And

“An artist is a creature driven by demons. He doesn’t know why they choose him and he’s usually too busy to wonder why.”

And

“Clocks slay time… time is dead as long as it is being clicked off by little wheels; only when the clock stops does time come to life.”

And

“Facts and truth really don’t have much to do with each other.”

And

“Given a choice between grief and nothing, I’d choose grief.”

And

“Hollywood is a place where a man can get stabbed in the back while climbing a ladder.”

And

“I believe that man will not merely endure. He will prevail. He is immortal, not because he alone among creatures has an inexhaustible voice, but because he has a soul, a spirit capable of compassion and sacrifice and endurance.”

And

“I have found that the greatest help in meeting any problem is to know where you yourself stand. That is, to have in words what you believe and are acting from.”

And

“I’m bad and I’m going to hell, and I don’t care. I’d rather be in hell than anywhere where you are.”

And

“I’m inclined to think that a military background wouldn’t hurt anyone.”

And

“It’s a shame that the only thing a man can do for eight hours a day is work. He can’t eat for eight hours; he can’t drink for eight hours; he can’t make love for eight hours. The only thing a man can do for eight hours is work.”

And

“Man performs and engenders so much more than he can or should have to bear. That’s how he finds that he can bear anything.”

And

“My own experience has been that the tools I need for my trade are paper, tobacco, food, and a little whisky.”

And

“The aim of every artist is to arrest motion, which is life, by artificial means and hold it fixed so that a hundred years later, when a stranger looks at it, it moves again since it is life.”

And

“The end of wisdom is to dream high enough to lose the dream in the seeking of it.”

And

“There is something about jumping a horse over a fence, something that makes you feel good. Perhaps it’s the risk, the gamble. In any event it’s a thing I need.”

And

“Tomorrow night is nothing but one long sleepless wrestle with yesterday’s omissions and regrets.”

And

‘We have to start teaching ourselves not to be afraid.”

And

“You should approach Joyce’s Ulysses as the illiterate Baptist preacher approaches the Old Testament: with faith.”

And

“Even a liar can be scared into telling the truth, same as an honest man can be tortured into telling a lie.”

And

“Be scared. You can’t help that. But don’t be afraid. Ain’t nothing in the woods going to hurt you unless you corner it, or it smells that you are afraid. A bear or a deer, too, has got to be scared of a coward the same as a brave man has got to be.”

And

“I decline to accept the end of man. It is easy enough to say that man is immortal because he will endure: that when the last ding-dong of doom has clanged and faded from the last worthless rock hanging tideless in the last red and dying evening, that even then there will still be one more sound: that of his puny inexhaustible voice, still talking. I refuse to accept this. I believe that man will not merely endure: he will prevail. He is immortal, not because he alone among creatures has an inexhaustible voice, but because he has a soul, a spirit capable of compassion and sacrifice and endurance. The poet’s, the writer’s, duty is to write about these things. It is his privilege to help man endure by lifting his heart, by reminding him of the courage and honor and hope and pride and compassion and pity and sacrifice which have been the glory of his past. The poet’s voice need not merely be the record of man, it can be one of the props, the pillars to help him endure and prevail.” Nobel Prize Speech, December 1950

And

“Mr. Khrushchev says that Communism, the police state, will bury the free ones. He is a smart gentleman, he knows that this is nonsense since freedom, man’s dim concept of and belief in the human spirit is the cause of all his troubles in his own country. But if he means that Communism will bury capitalism, he is correct. That funeral will occur about ten minutes after the police bury gambling. Because simple man, the human race, will bury both of them. That will be when we have expended the last grain, dram, and iota of our natural resources. But man himself will not be in that grave. The last sound on the worthless earth will be two human beings trying to launch a homemade spaceship and already quarreling about where they are going next.” Speech in New York, October 1959

And

“No one is without Christianity, if we agree on what we mean by that word. It is every individual’s individual code of behavior by means of which he makes himself a better human being than his nature wants to be, if he followed his nature only. Whatever its symbol — cross or crescent or whatever — that symbol is man’s reminder of his duty inside the human race. Its various allegories are the charts against which he measures himself and learns to know what he is. It cannot teach a man to be good as the textbook teaches him mathematics. It shows him how to discover himself, evolve for himself a moral codes and standard within his capacities and aspirations, by giving him a matchless example of suffering and sacrifice and the promise of hope.” Paris Review Interview, 1958

And

The two great men in my time were Mann and Joyce. You should approach Joyce’s Ulysses as the illiterate Baptist preacher approaches the Old Testament: with “faith.”

And

“Life is motion, and motion is concerned with what makes man move — which is ambition, power, pleasure. What time a man can devote to morality, he must take by force from the motion of which he is a part. He is compelled to make choices between good and evil sooner or later, because moral conscience demands that from him in order that he can live with himself tomorrow. His moral conscience is the curse he had to accept from the gods in order to gain from them the right to dream.”

Wikipedia: William Faulkner

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16 CFB Head Coaches Facing MUST WIN Games in Week 11 Whose Coaches + Teams Need To Take It To the Limit! – Thanks Randy!

 

16 CFB Head Coaches Facing MUST WIN Games in Week 11 Whose Coaches + Teams Need To Take It To the Limit!

Thanks Randy!

Luke Fickell, Cincinnati vs. Temple – In his first season as the head coach at Cincinnati Luke Fickell is off to a dreadful start which would have moved into Total Disaster area if the Bearcats had lost to Tulane who they beat by one point last Saturday and for Damn sure Fickell better not lose at home to Temple at home on Friday night with these games left to be played after the Owls:

At East Carolina
UConn

Hell….Cincinnati SHOULD be able to win their last two games over ECU and UConn so beating Temple to give the Bearcats at least a chance to get to 6 wins in 2017 is a MUST so coach your team up Son!

Kalani Sitake, BYU vs. UNLV – BYU is already 2 – 8 on the season which will break a streak of 12 straight postseason appearances for the Cougars and now it’s a matter of BYU not embarrassing itself down the stretch in its last three games against…

At UNLV
UMass
At Hawaii

A normal BYU team would have a better than 90% chance of beating the last three teams on their schedule but Hell this BYU team…might just lose all three….and if BYU finishes at 2 – 10 in 2017 Kalani Sitake might very well find himself out of a job come early December because our Mormon friends in Utah are not going to put up with the BYU Football program being Totally Destroyed by ANYONE!

Gus Malzahn, Auburn vs. Georgia – Not only is Gus Malzahn…

0 – 6

…the last three seasons against Georgia and Alabama Malzahn’s record in SEC play since the 2014 season forward now stands at…

16 – 14

…and because of that the calculus on The Plains is very simple for Gus Malzahn…if Auburn loses to Georgia and Alabama this year he will be…

0 – 8

…against the Dawgs and Tide the last 4 seasons and Malzahn’s record in SEC play will be sitting on…

16 – 16

…and there’s not a chance in Hell Gus Malzahn can survive to coach Auburn again in 2018 with that kind of record in SEC play!

Beat Georgia Gus Malzahn because for Damn sure you don’t want your job status for 2018 riding on beating Nick Saban and Alabama on November 25 Son!

Steve Addazio, Boston College vs. NC State – Steve Addazio and Boston College has won 3 straight games over…

Louisville
Virginia
Florida State

….to raise the Eagles record to 5 – 4 on the year but to get to 6 wins for Addazio to keep his job he needs at least 1 win in BC’s last three games against…

NC State
UConn
At Syracuse

Hell…if Steve Addazio can’t win at least 1 of their last 3 games his ass should be fired in late November!

Bret Bielema, Arkansas vs. LSU – With the Total Damn Disaster against Coastal Carolina narrowly avoided last week Bret Bielema is still sitting on a record in SEC play of…

11 – 26

….in 5 years as the head coach at Arkansas and the 4 – 5 Razorbacks still have games in 2017 against….

At LSU
Mississippi State
Missouri

Damn….that looks like 3 more losses for Arkansas this season which means Arkansas would finish at….

4 – 8

…and we remind everyone this is Bielema’s FIFTH season on the job but then now…this is the University of Arkansas we are talking about here where…

We Are Below Damn Average and Proud Of It!

Kliff Kingsbury, Texas Tech vs. Baylor – In FIVE seasons as the head coach at Texas Tech Kliff Kingsbury the prodigal son is sitting on records of…

Overall:  28 – 31

Big 12:  14 – 29

….and Tech still has to play this season games against:

Baylor
TCU
At Texas

Hell…if Tech doesn’t beat Baylor on Saturday 4 – 5 Tech has no chance to get to 6 wins in 2017 which for Texas Tech Football still…

Below Damn Average

….so Tech will be looking for a new head football coach save Kingsbury running the table the rest of the year…right?

RIGHT!

Matt Rhule, Baylor vs. Texas Tech – Luckily for Matt Rhule and Baylor there are Helluva lot of Damn Morons in Lawrence, Kansas that have no Damn idea how to hire a head football coach so the Bears did get a win over Kansas last week but if Rhule is actually coaching this Baylor football team one would think he would get at least 2 wins in 2017….right?

RIGHT!

Baylor has left in 2017 games against…

Texas Tech
Iowa State
At TCU

Damn Matt Rhule…you better beat Tech on Saturday Son because there’s No Damn Way you are beating Iowa State and TCU!

Lovie Smith, Illinois vs. Indiana – With the loss to Purdue in Week 10 the Illini are now 2 – 7 on the season with games still left against…

Indiana
At Ohio State
Northwestern

….and if Illinois doesn’t beat Indiana at home they are looking at 2 – 10 record in 2017 after Lovie Smith posted a record of 3 – 9 in his first year on the job!

Damn…please…someone…anyone…why is Lovie Smith the head coach of the Illinois football team?

Mark Stoops, Kentucky vs. Vanderbilt – Last week Mark Stoops lost a MUST WIN Game against Ole Miss at home and if Mark wants to find his ass right back on the Hot Seat as the 2017 football season heads to the close then he can…

Lose to Vanderbilt on Saturday

….and no doubt if Mark Stoops loses this game his ass will be right back on the Hot Seat with a record of 6 – 4 and games still left against…

At Georgia
Louisville

Don’t lose Vandy Mark….no don’t do that Son!

Derek Mason, Vanderbilt vs. Kentucky – Derek Mason got his MUST WIN over Western Kentucky last Saturday and now the Commodores must keep things rolling by beating Kentucky in Week 11 because 4 – 5 Vandy needs 2 more wins and they still have to play games against…

Kentucky
Missouri
At Tennessee

Don’t lose to Kentucky Derek…no don’t do that Son!

David Beaty, Kansas vs. Texas – Last season Kansas beat Texas in Lawrence and this year the Jayhawks are 30+ point underdogs against the Horns in Austin and does anyone think Kansas can win this football game?

Not A Damn Person on Earth!

In 3 seasons as the head coach at Kansas David Beaty’s records are…

Overall:  3 – 30

Big 12:  1 – 23

….and KU still has to play this season:

At Texas
Oklahoma
At Oklahoma State

Turn out the lights because the party is way Damn over in Lawrence for David Beaty!

Butch Jones, Tennessee vs. Missouri – We have been hearing a Helluva lot of interesting info coming out of East Tennessee about who might be the next head coach of the Tennessee Vols with that info going like…

Jon Gruden will or has already been offered the Vols head coaching job

….and right now there are about 5 coaches on the list in the #2 slot if Gruden turns UT down and maybe takes another NFL head coaching job.

The most hilarious thing this week in SEC Football is that Tennessee Football is…

12+ point underdogs

…to a Mizzou Football Team that has a head coach in Barry Odom who in 2 seasons has a record in SEC play of…

3 – 10!

LOL-Freaking-LOL!

Barry Odom, Missouri vs. Tennessee – Barry Odom has won 3 straight games over 3 pretty weak teams in…

Idaho
UConn
Florida

…to raise Mizzou’s record to 4 – 5 on the season and this Saturday’s game against a collapsing Tennessee team is a MUST WIN for Odom because a loss in this spot would be nothing short of a…

Complete Freaking Disaster

…and Barry Odom’s ass will be nothing short of a Roaring Forest Fire!

Todd Graham, Arizona State vs. UCLA – We checked in with our contact in Tempe again this week and the word on Todd Graham’s future at Arizona State is that he needs…

7 Wins

…in 2017 to return to coach the Sun Devils next season and now at 5 – 4 with these games left to be played…

At UCLA
At Oregon State
Arizona

…beating UCLA on Saturday is just flat-out a MUST WIN for Todd Graham!

Jim Mora, UCLA vs. Arizona State – To really understand how bad things are for Jim Mora at UCLA in Jim’s last 25 games coaching the Bruins his record is…

9 – 16

….and fired UCLA head coach Rick Neuheisel’s record in his last 25 games in Westwood was…

10 – 15

….and Rick’s ass got run right of town so Mora would be held to the same standard….right?

Well…one would hope so!

UCLA is now 4 – 5 on the season with games left against…

Arizona State
At USC
California

….and that sure the Hell looks like a losing season to us especially if the Bruins lose to the Sun Devils in the Rose Bowl on Saturday!

Coaches Hot Seat Quotes of the Day – Thursday, November 9, 2017 – Ray Bradbury

 

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“Americans are far more remarkable than we give ourselves credit for. We’ve been so busy damning ourselves for years. We’ve done it all, and yet we don’t take credit for it.”

And

“Don’t think. Thinking is the enemy of creativity. It’s self-conscious, and anything self-conscious is lousy. You can’t try to do things. You simply must do things.”

And

“Every morning I jump out of bed and step on a landmine. The landmine is me. After the explosion, I spent the rest of the day putting the pieces together.”

And

“I don’t try to describe the future. I try to prevent it.”

And

“I know you’ve heard it a thousand times before. But it’s true – hard work pays off. If you want to be good, you have to practice, practice, practice. If you don’t love something, then don’t do it.”

And

“I spent three days a week for 10 years educating myself in the public library, and it’s better than college. People should educate themselves – you can get a complete education for no money. At the end of 10 years, I had read every book in the library and I’d written a thousand stories.”

And

“If we listened to our intellect, we’d never have a love affair. We’d never have a friendship. We’d never go into business, because we’d be cynical. Well, that’s nonsense. You’ve got to jump off cliffs all the time and build your wings on the way down.”

And

“If you don’t like what you’re doing, then don’t do it.”

And

“If you dream the proper dreams, and share the myths with people, they will want to grow up to be like you.”

And

“If you enjoy living, it is not difficult to keep the sense of wonder.”

And

“Love is the answer to everything. It’s the only reason to do anything. If you don’t write stories you love, you’ll never make it. If you don’t write stories that other people love, you’ll never make it.”

And

“The best scientist is open to experience and begins with romance – the idea that anything is possible.”

And

“There are worse crimes than burning books. One of them is not reading them.”

And

“We are an impossibility in an impossible universe.”

And

“We are the miracle of force and matter making itself over into imagination and will. Incredible. The Life Force experimenting with forms. You for one. Me for another. The Universe has shouted itself alive. We are one of the shouts.”

And

“You can’t try to do things; you simply must do them.”

And

“Insanity is relative. It depends on who has who locked in what cage.”

And

“There was always a minority afraid of something, and a great majority afraid of the dark, afraid of the future, afraid of the past, afraid of the present, afraid of themselves and shadows of themselves.”

Wikipedia:  Ray Bradbury

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Coaches Hot Seat Quotes of the Day – Wednesday, November 8, 2017 – Dwight D. Eisenhower

 

“A people that values its privileges above its principles soon loses both.”

And

“Humility must always be the portion of any man who receives acclaim earned in the blood of his followers and the sacrifices of his friends.”

And

“I would rather try to persuade a man to go along, because once I have persuaded him, he will stick. If I scare him, he will stay just as long as he is scared, and then he is gone.”

And

“In preparing for battle I have always found that plans are useless, but planning is indispensable.”

And

“Leadership is the art of getting someone else to do something you want done because he wants to do it.”

And

“The older I get the more wisdom I find in the ancient rule of taking first things first. A process which often reduces the most complex human problem to a manageable proportion.”

And

“The supreme quality for leadership is unquestionably integrity. Without it, no real success is possible, no matter whether it is on a section gang, a football field, in an army, or in an office.”

And

“What counts is not necessarily the size of the dog in the fight – it’s the size of the fight in the dog.”

And

“When you are in any contest, you should work as if there were – to the very last minute – a chance to lose it. This is battle, this is politics, this is anything.”

And

“You don’t lead by hitting people over the head – that’s assault, not leadership.”

And

“An intellectual is a man who takes more words than necessary to tell more than he knows.”

And

“Don’t join the book burners. Do not think you are going to conceal thoughts by concealing evidence that they ever existed.”

And

“Every gun that is made, every warship launched, every rocket fired, signifies in the final sense a theft from those who hunger and are not fed, those who are cold and are not clothed.”

And

“Farming looks mighty easy when your plow is a pencil and you’re a thousand miles from the corn field.”

And

“Here in America we are descended in blood and in spirit from revolutionists and rebels – men and women who dare to dissent from accepted doctrine. As their heirs, may we never confuse honest dissent with disloyal subversion.”

And

“History does not long entrust the care of freedom to the weak or the timid.”

And

“How far you can go without destroying from within what you are trying to defend from without?”

And

“I hate war as only a soldier who has lived it can, only as one who has seen its brutality, its futility, its stupidity.”

And

“I have one yardstick by which I test every major problem – and that yardstick is: Is it good for America?”

And

“I like to believe that people in the long run are going to do more to promote peace than our governments. Indeed, I think that people want peace so much that one of these days governments had better get out of the way and let them have it.”

And

“If a problem cannot be solved, enlarge it.”

And

“If you want total security, go to prison. There you’re fed, clothed, given medical care and so on. The only thing lacking… is freedom.”

And

“May we never confuse honest dissent with disloyal subversion.”

And

“Neither a wise man nor a brave man lies down on the tracks of history to wait for the train of the future to run over him.”

And

“Only strength can cooperate. Weakness can only beg.”

And

“Our real problem, then, is not our strength today; it is rather the vital necessity of action today to ensure our strength tomorrow.”

And

“Plans are nothing; planning is everything.”

And

“The history of free men is never really written by chance but by choice; their choice!”

And

“The spirit of man is more important than mere physical strength, and the spiritual fiber of a nation than its wealth.”

And

“There is nothing wrong with America that faith, love of freedom, intelligence, and energy of her citizens cannot cure.”

And

“We will bankrupt ourselves in the vain search for absolute security.”

And

“When people speak to you about a preventive war, you tell them to go and fight it. After my experience, I have come to hate war.”

And

“Soldiers, Sailors and Airmen of the Allied Expeditionary Force!

You are about to embark upon the Great Crusade, toward which we have striven these many months. The eyes of the world are upon you. The hopes and prayers of liberty-loving people everywhere march with you. In company with our brave Allies and brothers-in-arms on other Fronts, you will bring about the destruction of the German war machine, the elimination of Nazi tyranny over the oppressed peoples of Europe, and security for ourselves in a free world.

Your task will not be an easy one. Your enemy is well trained, well equipped and battle hardened. He will fight savagely.

But this is the year 1944! Much has happened since the Nazi triumphs of 1940-41. The United Nations have inflicted upon the Germans great defeats, in open battle, man-to-man. Our air offensive has seriously reduced their strength in the air and their capacity to wage war on the ground. Our Home Fronts have given us an overwhelming superiority in weapons and munitions of war, and placed at our disposal great reserves of trained fighting men. The tide has turned! The free men of the world are marching together to Victory!

I have full confidence in your courage and devotion to duty and skill in battle.

We will accept nothing less than full Victory! Good luck! And let us beseech the blessing of Almighty God upon this great and noble undertaking.”

Order of the Day (2 June 1944) Message to troops before the Normandy landings

And

“We must be ready to dare all for our country. For history does not long entrust the care of freedom to the weak or the timid. We must acquire proficiency in defense and display stamina in purpose. We must be willing, individually and as a Nation, to accept whatever sacrifices may be required of us. A people that values its privileges above its principles soon loses both. These basic precepts are not lofty abstractions, far removed from matters of daily living. They are laws of spiritual strength that generate and define our material strength. Patriotism means equipped forces and a prepared citizenry. Moral stamina means more energy and more productivity, on the farm and in the factory. Love of liberty means the guarding of every resource that makes freedom possible–from the sanctity of our families and the wealth of our soil to the genius of our scientists.”

First Inaugural address (20 January 1953)

And

“As we peer into society’s future, we — you and I, and our government — must avoid the impulse to live only for today, plundering for our own ease and convenience the precious resources of tomorrow. We cannot mortgage the material assets of our grandchildren without risking the loss also of their political and spiritual heritage. We want democracy to survive for all generations to come, not to become the insolvent phantom of tomorrow.”

And

“In preparing for battle, I have always found that plans are useless but planning is indispensable.”

And

“Character in many ways is everything in leadership. It is made up of many things, but I would say character is really integrity. When you delegate something to a subordinate, for example, it is absolutely your responsibility, and he must understand this. You as a leader must take complete responsibility for what the subordinate does. I once said, as a sort of wisecrack, that leadership consists of nothing but taking responsibility for everything that goes wrong and giving your subordinates credit for everything that goes well.”

And

“I’m going to command the whole shebang.” Comment to his wife Mamie, after being informed by George Marshall that he would be in command of Operation Overlord

And

“We look upon this shaken Earth, and we declare our firm and fixed purpose — the building of a peace with justice in a world where moral law prevails. The building of such a peace is a bold and solemn purpose. To proclaim it is easy. To serve it will be hard. And to attain it, we must be aware of its full meaning — and ready to pay its full price. We know clearly what we seek, and why. We seek peace, knowing that peace is the climate of freedom. And now, as in no other age, we seek it because we have been warned, by the power of modern weapons, that peace may be the only climate possible for human life itself. Yet this peace we seek cannot be born of fear alone: it must be rooted in the lives of nations. There must be justice, sensed and shared by all peoples, for, without justice the world can know only a tense and unstable truce. There must be law, steadily invoked and respected by all nations, for without law, the world promises only such meager justice as the pity of the strong upon the weak. But the law of which we speak, comprehending the values of freedom, affirms the equality of all nations, great and small. Splendid as can be the blessings of such a peace, high will be its cost: in toil patiently sustained, in help honorably given, in sacrifice calmly borne.” Second Inaugural address (21 January 1957)

And

“I do have one instruction for you, General. Do something about that damned football team.” Said to William Westmoreland in 1960 when Westmoreland assumed the post of Superintendent of West Point.

And

“Every gun that is made, every warship launched, every rocket fired signifies, in the final sense, a theft from those who hunger and are not fed, those who are cold and are not clothed. This world in arms is not spending money alone. It is spending the sweat of its laborers, the genius of its scientists, the hopes of its children. The cost of one modern heavy bomber is this: a modern brick school in more than 30 cities. It is two electric power plants, each serving a town of 60,000 population. It is two fine, fully equipped hospitals. It is some fifty miles of concrete pavement. We pay for a single fighter plane with a half million bushels of wheat. We pay for a single destroyer with new homes that could have housed more than 8,000 people. This is, I repeat, the best way of life to be found on the road the world has been taking. This is not a way of life at all, in any true sense. Under the cloud of threatening war, it is humanity hanging from a cross of iron. … Is there no other way the world may live?”

And

Farewell Address, January 17, 1961

“We now stand ten years past the midpoint of a century that has witnessed four major wars among great nations. Three of these involved our own country. Despite these holocausts, America is today the strongest, the most influential, and most productive nation in the world. Understandably proud of this pre-eminence, we yet realize that America’s leadership and prestige depend, not merely upon our unmatched material progress, riches and military strength, but on how we use our power in the interests of world peace and human betterment.

Throughout America’s adventure in free government, our basic purposes have been to keep the peace, to foster progress in human achievement, and to enhance liberty, dignity and integrity among peoples and among nations. To strive for less would be unworthy of a free and religious people. Any failure traceable to arrogance or our lack of comprehension or readiness to sacrifice would inflict upon us grievous hurt, both at home and abroad.

Crises there will continue to be. In meeting them, whether foreign or domestic, great or small, there is a recurring temptation to feel that some spectacular and costly action could become the miraculous solution to all current difficulties. A huge increase in newer elements of our defenses; development of unrealistic programs to cure every ill in agriculture; a dramatic expansion in basic and applied research — these and many other possibilities, each possibly promising in itself, may be suggested as the only way to the road we wish to travel. But each proposal must be weighed in the light of a broader consideration: the need to maintain balance in and among national programs, balance between the private and the public economy, balance between the cost and hoped for advantages, balance between the clearly necessary and the comfortably desirable, balance between our essential requirements as a nation and the duties imposed by the nation upon the individual, balance between actions of the moment and the national welfare of the future. Good judgment seeks balance and progress. Lack of it eventually finds imbalance and frustration.

Now this conjunction of an immense military establishment and a large arms industry is new in the American experience. The total influence — economic, political, even spiritual — is felt in every city, every Statehouse, every office of the Federal government. We recognize the imperative need for this development. Yet we must not fail to comprehend its grave implications. Our toil, resources, and livelihood are all involved. So is the very structure of our society.

In the councils of government, we must guard against the acquisition of unwarranted influence, whether sought or unsought, by the military-industrial complex. The potential for the disastrous rise of misplaced power exists and will persist. We must never let the weight of this combination endanger our liberties or democratic processes. We should take nothing for granted. Only an alert and knowledgeable citizenry can compel the proper meshing of the huge industrial and military machinery of defense with our peaceful methods and goals, so that security and liberty may prosper together.

Akin to, and largely responsible for the sweeping changes in our industrial-military posture, has been the technological revolution during recent decades. In this revolution, research has become central, it also becomes more formalized, complex, and costly. A steadily increasing share is conducted for, by, or at the direction of, the Federal government.

Today, the solitary inventor, tinkering in his shop, has been overshadowed by task forces of scientists in laboratories and testing fields. In the same fashion, the free university, historically the fountainhead of free ideas and scientific discovery, has experienced a revolution in the conduct of research. Partly because of the huge costs involved, a government contract becomes virtually a substitute for intellectual curiosity. For every old blackboard there are now hundreds of new electronic computers. The prospect of domination of the nation’s scholars by Federal employment, project allocations, and the power of money is ever present — and is gravely to be regarded.

Yet, in holding scientific research and discovery in respect, as we should, we must also be alert to the equal and opposite danger that public policy could itself become the captive of a scientific-technological elite.

As we peer into society’s future, we — you and I, and our government — must avoid the impulse to live only for today, plundering for our own ease and convenience the precious resources of tomorrow. We cannot mortgage the material assets of our grandchildren without risking the loss also of their political and spiritual heritage. We want democracy to survive for all generations to come, not to become the insolvent phantom of tomorrow.”

During the long lane of the history yet to be written, America knows that this world of ours, ever growing smaller, must avoid becoming a community of dreadful fear and hate, and be, instead, a proud confederation of mutual trust and respect. Such a confederation must be one of equals. The weakest must come to the conference table with the same confidence as do we, protected as we are by our moral, economic, and military strength. That table, though scarred by many past frustrations, cannot be abandoned for the certain agony of the battlefield.

Disarmament, with mutual honor and confidence, is a continuing imperative. Together we must learn how to compose differences, not with arms, but with intellect and decent purpose.”

And

“One circumstance that helped our character development: we were needed. I often think today of what an impact could be made if children believed they were contributing to a family’s essential survival and happiness. In the transformation from a rural to an urban society, children are — though they might not agree — robbed of the opportunity to do genuinely responsible work.”

Wikipedia:  Dwight Eisenhower

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Coaches Hot Seat Quotes of the Day – Tuesday, November 7, 2017 – Thomas Edison

 

“Be courageous. I have seen many depressions in business. Always America has emerged from these stronger and more prosperous. Be brave as your fathers before you. Have faith! Go forward!”

And

“Being busy does not always mean real work. The object of all work is production or accomplishment and to either of these ends there must be forethought, system, planning, intelligence, and honest purpose, as well as perspiration. Seeming to do is not doing.”

And

“Discontent is the first necessity of progress.”

And

“Genius is one percent inspiration and ninety-nine percent perspiration.”

And

“His genius he was quite content in one brief sentence to define; Of inspiration one percent, of perspiration, ninety nine.”

And

“One might think that the money value of an invention constitutes its reward to the man who loves his work. But… I continue to find my greatest pleasure, and so my reward, in the work that precedes what the world calls success.”

And

“I never did a day’s work in my life. It was all fun.”

And

“I never did anything by accident, nor did any of my inventions come by accident; they came by work.”

And

“If we did all the things we are capable of, we would literally astound ourselves.”

And

“It is astonishing what an effort it seems to be for many people to put their brains definitely and systematically to work.”

And

“Many of life’s failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up.”

And

“Nearly every man who develops an idea works it up to the point where it looks impossible, and then he gets discouraged. That’s not the place to become discouraged.”

And

“The reason a lot of people do not recognize opportunity is because it usually goes around wearing overalls looking like hard work.”

And

“The three great essentials to achieve anything worth while are: Hard work, Stick-to-itiveness, and Common sense.”

And

“The value of an idea lies in the using of it.”

And

“There is no substitute for hard work.”

And

“There’s a way to do it better – find it.”

And

“What you are will show in what you do.”

And

“Your worth consists in what you are and not in what you have.”

And

“Anything that won’t sell, I don’t want to invent. Its sale is proof of utility, and utility is success.”

And

“I know this world is ruled by infinite intelligence. Everything that surrounds us- everything that exists – proves that there are infinite laws behind it. There can be no denying this fact. It is mathematical in its precision.”

And

“Our greatest weakness lies in giving up. The most certain way to succeed is always to try just one more time.”

And

“Restlessness is discontent and discontent is the first necessity of progress. Show me a thoroughly satisfied man and I will show you a failure.”

And

“During all those years of experimentation and research, I never once made a discovery. All my work was deductive, and the results I achieved were those of invention, pure and simple. I would construct a theory and work on its lines until I found it was untenable. Then it would be discarded at once and another theory evolved. This was the only possible way for me to work out the problem. … I speak without exaggeration when I say that I have constructed 3,000 different theories in connection with the electric light, each one of them reasonable and apparently likely to be true. Yet only in two cases did my experiments prove the truth of my theory. My chief difficulty was in constructing the carbon filament. . . . Every quarter of the globe was ransacked by my agents, and all sorts of the queerest materials used, until finally the shred of bamboo, now utilized by us, was settled upon.” On his years of research in developing the electric light bulb

And

“Everything comes to him who hustles while he waits.”

And

“If our nation can issue a dollar bond, it can issue a dollar bill. The element that makes the bond good, makes the bill good, also. The difference between the bond and the bill is the bond lets money brokers collect twice the amount of the bond and an additional 20%, whereas the currency pays nobody but those who contribute directly in some useful way. … It is absurd to say our country can issue $30 million in bonds and not $30 million in currency. Both are promises to pay, but one promise fattens the usurers and the other helps the people.”

And

“I believe in the existence of a Supreme Intelligence pervading the Universe.”‘

And

“We don’t know a millionth of one percent about anything.”

And

“I find out what the world needs. Then, I go ahead and invent it.”

And

“I owe my success to the fact that I never had a clock in my workroom. Seventy-five of us worked twenty hours every day and slept only four hours — and thrived on it.”

Wikipedia: Thomas Edison

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Post Week 10 Coaches Hot Seat Rankings – Please Let Us Introduce the Man That Needs No Introduction…Mr. Johnny Cash! Give These Hot Seat Coaches Hell Johnny! – Thank You Mr. Cash!

 

Post Week 10 Coaches Hot Seat Rankings

Please Let Us Introduce the Man That Needs No Introduction…Mr. Johnny Cash! Give These Hot Seat Coaches Hell Johnny!

Thank You Mr. Cash!

1.  Kevin Sumlin, Texas A&M – It’s hard to know exactly where things went wrong for Kevin Sumlin at Texas A&M but then if Johnny Manziel had been kicked of the Aggies football team for the Horseshit that Johnny was up to a few years back and it seems like is still up to today would Sumlin have ever posted that…

11 – 2

…record in 2012 and beaten Alabama in Tuscaloosa?

No…not a chance in Hell and when you take out that first season of Sumlin’s at Texas A&M which included an overall record of 11 – 2 and a SEC record of 6 – 2 one finds what one would expect to find for a place like Aggies Football over the past FIVE seasons:

Kevin Sumlin:  2013 – 2017

Overall:  38 – 23 (.623)

SEC:  18 – 20 (.474)

We remind everyone that the above records over the past FIVE seasons were posted at TEXAS A&M where any Damn Moron can win 7+ games a year and you have EVERYTHING you could possibly want to win a Helluva lot of football games so in reality the story of Kevin Sumlin in College Station in the end will be…

Johnny Manziel for a couple of seasons…and not the Hell much else!

One thing we noticed this year watching Texas A&M football games were the announcers almost bragging about how Kevin Sumlin was, “playing a lot freshman” as if for some reason the Aggies in Sumlin’s FIFTH year on the job don’t have….

Any Damn Upperclassman To Play

…which may in fact be the story of what has been going on at A&M and as we look down the Aggies Football roster today in early November 2017 we cannot help but think…

Where in the Hell did all those great players that Kevin Sumlin recruited to Texas A&M go?

On top of all of the above with the loss to Auburn on Saturday Kevin Sumlin’s record against Power 5 Conference Schools at Kyle Field now stands at…

9 – 14

….and guess who those 9 wins are over?

Missouri
Vanderbilt
Mississippi State x 2
Arizona State
South Carolina x 2
UCLA
Tennessee

Anyone willing to hazard a guess how many of the above teams had winning records in the years that A&M beat them at Kyle Field?

THREE!

It seems obvious now that Kevin Sumlin will be fired before December arrives with the 5 – 4 Aggies having games left against…

New Mexico
At Ole Miss
At LSU

…and it will be Damn Fascinating to see who they hire to replace Sumlin because the folks at Texas A&M like the folks at Florida haven’t exactly been hitting it out of the park in hiring head football coaches in recent years!

If we were the AD at Texas A&M we would offer Virginia Tech head coach Justin Fuente…

$7M a year for 6 years

…and see if he could be lured to College Station to take on the challenge of coaching + winning in the SEC.

2.  Butch Jones, Tennessee – After four straight losses Tennessee finally got a win on Saturday against a Southern Miss team that just lost to UAB which raises the Vols record to 4 – 5 on the season with games left against…

At Missouri
LSU
Vanderbilt

….which us looks like at least 7 losses in Jones FIFTH year in Knoxville which came in the wake of former Tennessee Vols great Antone Davis claiming as he resigned a position with the University of Tennessee that

Davis claimed he suffered “constant intimidation, bullying, and mental abuse” from Butch Jones and that he resigned from UT because of the “hostile work environment.”

As we try to imagine Butch Jones bullying Antone Davis when anyone here at Coaches Hot Seat would have kicked Jones Precious Damn Ass if he had tried that with us in the process teaching Butch a few things we learned in the US Navy we cannot help but wonder just what in the Hell is going on…and has been going on…for the last five years in Knoxville?

Football is a tough sport…it’s a rough sport…it’s not a sport for the weak-hearted, but there’s no excuse for Butch Jones bullying ANYONE and if the above is true just for that Bullshit if it actually happened Jones ass should have already been fired and no doubt in our minds eventually Jones will be fired and it will be very Damn interesting to see if any other schools hire Jones which we have to think his agent Jimmy Sexton has been working the phones on for a few weeks now.

It’s just our humble opinion after watching Butch Jones over the past few years at Tennessee and talking to the good folks in East Tennessee who have seen the Jones era first-hand…

We wouldn’t hire Butch Jones to wash our cars

…even though we acknowledge that Jones is a decent…not good…not great…but decent football coach who is a solid recruiter but is also very average at getting a lot out of the recruits he gets to the school he is coaching.

We haven’t a Damn Clue what’s next for Butch Jones or Tennessee Football but it’s going to be a Damn interesting hire to coach the Vols next and UT AD John Currie better Damn get this hire right because there will be no second chance if he messes this up and it will be a Total Disaster if we are right back in this same spot in a couple of years with the Vols coach’s ass back on the Hot Seat!

3.  Mike Riley, Nebraska – Mike Riley is a nice man…Blah..Blah..Blah..but Mike Riley is also an Average Football Coach who has an overall college record of..

112 – 96 (.538)

….at Oregon State and Nebraska and still to this very moment we cannot for the life of us why there was ANYONE on Earth that believed Mike Riley was the right coach to replace Bo Pelini in Lincoln!

Hell…if the AD of Nebraska had come to us as President of the school and said he was going to hire Mike Riley as the head coach of the Nebraska Cornhuskers we would have told him…

“Not only are you not hiring Mike Riley to be the next head coach at Nebraska but your ass is now fired because you are clearly a Damn Moron Son!”

Now…if Mike Riley called Coaches Hot Seat tonight and told us he really needed “X” done that did not involve taking his ass off the Hot Seat…

We would do it as fast as humanly possible

….because Riley is the kind of guy if you were really in trouble a person you would go to because Mike is going to the best of his ability help you and get your ass on the down the road into a better place. In the end being a good human being is a Helluva lot more important than being a winning football coach but then Nebraska has had some Helluva Great Human Beings…

Bob Devaney
Tom Osborne

…who won a Helluva lot of football games and we have no doubt if the folks in Lincoln put their minds to it they will find another Great Football Coach + Helluva Human Being to lead their football team again soon.

Our opinion on what is going to happen at Nebraska after Mike Riley is…

Scott Frost will or already has gotten around a $6M a year + 5 years offer from Nebraska which if Frost turns down will lead the folks in Lincoln to offering their head coaching job to current Wyoming head coach Craig Bohl who played and coached for Tom Osborne at Nebraska and is a Helluva Football Coach winning THREE straight FCS National Titles at North Dakota State.

If we had to guess today it would be that Scott Frost takes the Florida head coaching job and Craig Bohl is hired at Nebraska and both schools will have made a Helluva upgrade on the football coaching front!

4.  David Beaty, Kansas – With the Kansas home loss to Baylor on Saturday David Beaty’s records in THREE season as the head coach at KU now stand at…

Overall:  3 – 30

Big 12:  1 – 23

…and the 1 – 8 Jayhawks still have to play…

At Texas
Oklahoma
At Oklahoma State

Got 1 – 11 KU?

Is Kansas Football any better today than it was when David Beaty took over in 2015?

No…in fact..it could be argued that KU Football is worse today because in Two-And-A-Half seasons coaching Kansas Chubby Charlie Weis won…

6 Football Games

…and more than likely David Beaty is going to win…

3 Football Games

…in 3 FULL years on the job!

Here’s a Pro Tip for the folks at the University of Kansas:

Hire A QUALIFIED HEAD FOOTBALL COACH this time folks!

Geez…we actually had to write the above line out! What a time to be alive!

5.  Bret Bielema, Arkansas

Really Bret Bielema?

39 – 38 win over Coastal Carolina Son?

Here’s who Coastal Carolina had lost to in 2017 before playing Arkansas:

Texas State
Appalachian State
Arkansas State
Georgia State
La. Monroe
Western Illinois
UAB

Arkansas State beat Coastal Carolina by the score of…

51 – 17

…on October 14 of THIS YEAR and it took a Damn Miracle for Bielema’s Hogs to beat the Chanticleers…what the Hell is a Chanticleer anyway….and this is Bielema’s FIFTH year on the job at Arkansas in the NINTH Damn game of the 2017 season!

Call the Hogs alright…Call the Damn Hogs to Haul Bret Bielema’s ass out of Arkansas and back north of the Mason-Dixon line…and take AD Jeff Long with him…because a few more weeks of this Horseshit and the Arkansas Football program is going to cease to exist!

Let’s check Bret Bielema’s records now after that BIG win over the Chanticleers!

Overall:  29 – 31

SEC:  11 – 26

Oh…4 – 5 Arkansas still has to play this season games against…

At LSU
Mississippi State
Missouri

Please…someone in Arkansas…for the Love of God and the Pillsbury Dough Boy…put a fork in Bielema…he’s done folks!

Ditto for AD Jeff Long = Fork!

6.  Kliff Kingsbury, Texas Tech – With the overtime loss to a mediocre Kansas State team on their home field Kliff Kingsbury and Texas Tech are 4 – 5 on the season and it seems the folks in Lubbock have had their fill of the Kingsbury-era:

Texas Tech, Kingsbury face reckoning after stunning loss, Don Williams, Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

Shaken Confidence: Mediocre Kingsbury era should end with loss to Kansas State, Nicholas Talbot, Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

Who can blame the fans of Texas Tech Football when Kingsbury is sitting on records of…

Overall:  28 – 31

Big 12:  14 – 29

…which is Below Damn Average for what we would expect of ANY head football coach at Tech and thus it seems with these games left to be played…

Baylor
TCU
At Texas

…the Kingsbury era is effectively over already and for God’s and the Pillsbury Dough Boy’s sake….someone in West Texas….put a fork in Kliff…he’s done!

Word is that Kliff Kingsbury has a $6 million dollar buyout for no Damn logical reason which just makes perfect Damn sense in this…

Age of the Damn Idiots in AD Positions Everywhere One Looks!

7.  Lovie Smith, Illinois – Last week we asked everyone at Coaches Hot Seat the following question:

“If you were the AD at Illinois a couple of years ago and you were asked to draw up a list of 100 coaches to be the next head football coach of the Illini would Lovie Smith have been on the list?”

NO ONE here at Coaches Hot Seat said that Lovie Smith would have been on their list of 100 coaches to be the next head football coach of the Illini a couple of years ago and yet…

Lovie Smith is the head coach of the Illini Football team

..and Smith after the loss to Purdue on Saturday is sitting on records of…

Overall:  5 – 16

Big Ten:  2 – 13

…and the 2 – 7 Illini still have to play this season games against:

Indiana
At Ohio State
Northwestern

Please…someone….anyone…why is Lovie Smith the head coach at Illinois?

8.  Jim Mora, UCLA – Evidently when you are on a four game losing streak one of the best things that can happen to you is see the UCLA Bruins on the schedule next and luckily for the 4 losses in a row Utah Utes they did get to play UCLA on Friday night and the score of that game was…

Utah – 48
UCLA – 17

With that loss to Utah Jim Mora’s Bruins are now 4 – 5 on the season with still games to be played against…

Arizona State
At USC
California

….and from where we sit that looks like a another losing record for the Bruins in 2017 and for Jim Mora that would be TWO straight losing seasons in Westwood and in Mora’s last 25 games the Bruins are now…

9 – 16

…which is a winning percentage of…

.360

….but then this is UCLA we are talking about here so..

We Are Average As Hell and Proud Of It!

What went wrong for Jim Mora at UCLA?

There’s a lot we could write in this spot to answer that question but in our humble opinion the Bruins have had plenty of talent to compete and even win the Pac-12 the last SIX seasons under Mora but in the end having to work and play for a…

Pompous Arrogant Ass

…like Jim Mora was just too much for the UCLA Football program to overcome. Some schools are so strong and some football coaches are so good they can overcome being a…

Pompous Arrogant Ass

…and win a Helluva lot of football games but that’s not going to happen at UCLA and certainly not UCLA under Jim Mora who had made a lot of unforced errors on and off the football field in the last SIX years that will ultimately lead to his firing in Westwood either this year or next.

9.  Larry Fedora, North Carolina – The best news for Larry Fedora and North Carolina this past week was that they had a bye so they couldn’t…

Get Their Asses Whipped on the Field

…which no doubt will happen a couple more times this season with the 1 – 8 Tar Heels still having to play games against…

At Pitt
Western Carolina
At NC State

Considering the University of North Carolina and North Carolina Athletics just got away with….

Decades of Massive Academic Fraud

….let all good folks hope and pray that…

North Carolina Football is Totally Destroyed in the Coming Years

….to make up for the NCAA’s lack of punishment for what is in our opinion…

The Most Corrupt Collegiate Athletic Department in the History of Collegiate Athletics in America!

10.  Kalani Sitake, BYU – With the loss to Fresno State on Saturday night BYU’s record on the season now stands at 2 – 8 and head coach Kalani Sitake’s record in TWO seasons on the job is…

Overall:  11 – 12

….which at a place like BYU is nothing short of a…

Total Damn Disaster

…and the Cougars still have to play games against…

At UNLV
UMass
At Hawaii

…which are all 3 very losable football games!

Maybe Kalani Sitake can get things turned around at BYU after this disastrous to date 2017 season…and maybe he cannot…but either way one has to wonder how long BYU will stick with Sitake who had no head coaching experience when he took over the BYU job which has seen the Cougars take a major step backwards in Year 2 which is always a very troubling thing for head coaches since few head coaches last long-term when they go backwards in Year 2 from Year 1 and in Year 1 BYU posted a record of…

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