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Ron Turner

Fl International

Will Muschamp

Florida

Dana Holgorsen

West Virginia

Charlie Weis

Kansas

Jimbo Fisher
Florida State

Paul Petrino

Idaho

Darrell Hazell

Purdue

Norm Chow

Hawaii

Brady Hoke

Michigan

Mike London

Virginia

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Sonny Dykes

California

Kevin Wilson

Indiana

Todd Monken

Southern Miss

Nick Saban

Alabama

Skip Holtz

La. Tech

Paul Rhoads

Iowa State

Paul Johnson

Georgia Tech

Doug Martin

New Mexico St.

Tim Beckman

Illinois

Pat Fitzgerald

Northwestern

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

1

Ron Turner Florida Int'l. 61 CUSA $600,000 11 44 75 0 .370 2 2 14 0 .125 1 11 1 3

2

Will Muschamp

Florida

43

SEC 

$3,000,000

4

24

17

0

.585

4

24

17

0

.585

4

8

2 1

3

Dana Holgorsen West Virginia 43 Big 12 $2,800,000 4 23 19 0 .548 4 23 19 0 .548 4 8 2 2

4

Charlie Weis

Kansas

58

Big 12

$2,500,000

8

41

48

0

.461

3

6

21

0

.222

3

9

2 1

5

Jimbo Fisher

Florida State

49

ACC 

$4,000,000

5

48

10

0

.828

5

48

10

0

.828

14

0

3 0

6

Paul Petrino

Idaho

47

Ind

$425,000

2

1

14

0

.067

2

1

14

0

.067

1

11

0 3

7

Darrell Hazell

Purdue

50

Big Ten

$2,300,000

4

19

23

0

.452

2

3

13

0

.188

1

11

2 2

8

Norm Chow Hawaii 68 MWC $700,000 3 5 22 0 .185 3 5 22 0 .185 1 11 1 2

9

Brady Hoke

Michigan

56

Big Ten

$4,300,000

12

74

67

0

.525

4

28

15

0

.651

7

6

2 2

10

Mike London

Virginia

54

ACC

$2,400,000

7

44

38

0

.537

5

20

33

0

.377

2

10

2 2

11

Sonny Dykes California 45 Pac-12 $2,500,000 5 25 27 0 .481 2 3 12 0 .200 1 11 2 1

12

Kevin Wilson Indiana 54 Big Ten $1,400,000 4 12 27 0 .308 4 112 27 0 .308 5 7 2 1

13

Todd Monken Southern Miss 48 CUSA $800,000 2 3 13 0 .188 2 3 13 0 .188 1 11 2 2

14

Nick Saban

Alabama

63

SEC

$7.300,000

19

174

57

1

.752

8

83

15

0

.847

11

2

4 0

15

Skip Holtz

La. Tech

50

CUSA

$600,000

15

94

81

0

.537

2

6

10

0

.375

4

8

2 2

16

Paul Rhoads Iowa State 47 Big 12 $1,800,000 6 28 38 0 .424 6 28 38 0 .424 3 9 1 2

17

Paul Johnson

Georgia Tech

57

ACC

$2,700,000

18

158

71

0

.690

7

51

32

0

.614

7

6

4 0

18

Doug Martin

New Mexico State

51

Ind

$500,000

10

33

65

0

.337

2

4

12

0

.250

2

10

2 2

19

Tim Beckman

Illinois

49

Big Ten

$1,800,000

6

29

35

0

.453

3

9

18

0

.333

4

8

2 1

20

Pat Fitzgerald

Northwestern

40

Big Ten

$2,400,000

9

56

48

0

.538

9

56

48

0

.538

5

7

1 2

21

Bret Bielema

Arkansas

44

SEC

$3,000,000

9

74

34

0

.685

2

6

10

0

.375

3

9

3 1

22

Trent Miles

Georgia State

51

Sun Belt

$550,000

6

21

51

0

.292

2

1

15

0

.063

0

12

1 3

23

Larry Blakeney

Troy

67

Sun Belt

$500,000

24

175

108

1

.618

24

175

108

1

.618

6

6

0 4

24

Bobby Hauck

UNLV

50

MWC

$725,000

12

94

58

0

.618

5

14

41

0

.255

7

6

1 3

25

Mike Leach Washington State 53 Pac 12 $2,750,000 13 94 62 0 .603 3 10 19 0 .345 6 7 1 3

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

Kirk Ferentz

Iowa

59

Big Ten

$4,000,000

19

123

101

0

.549

16

111

80

.581

8

5

3 1

27

Mark Whipple Massachusetts 57 MAC $500,000 17 121 63 0 .658 7 49 30 0 .620 0 0 0 4

28

Bo Pelini Nebraska 47 Big Ten $3,100,000 7 62 24 0 .721 7 62 24 0 .721 9 4 4 0

29

Chuck Martin

Miami, Ohio

46

MAC

$550,000

7

74

11

0

.871

1

0

4

0

.000

0

0

0 4

30

Mike MacIntyre

Colorado

49

Pac 12

$2,500,000

5

22

31

0

.415

2

6

10

0

.375

4

8

2 2

31

Bobby Petrino

Louisville 53 ACC $3,500,000 10 86 31 0 .735 1 45 10 0 .818 0 0 3 1

32

Bob Diaco

Connecticut

41

AAC

$1,500,000

1

1

3

0

.250

1

1

3

0

.250

0

0

1 3

33

Willie Taggart South Florida 38 AAC $2,000,000 5 20 32 0 .385 2 4 12 0 .250 2 10 2 2

34

Kliff Kingsbury

Texas Tech

35

Big 12

$2,200,000

2

10

6

0

.625

2

10

6

0

.625

8

5

2 1

35

Bob Davie

New Mexico

60

MWC

$800,000

8

43

45

0

.489

3

8

20

0

.286

3

9

1 2

36

Mark Hudspeth

La. Lafayette

46

SunBelt

$825,000

11

94

36

0

.723

4

28

15

0

.651

9

4

1 3

37

Jeff Brohm

Western Kentucky

43

Sun Belt

$600,000

1

1

2

0

.333

1

1

2

0

.333

0

0

1 2

38

Paul Haynes

Kent State

45

MAC

$450,000

2

4

11

0

.267

2

4

11

0

.267

4

8

0 3

39

Dennis Franchione Texas State 63 SunBelt $400,000 29 204 123 2 .623 6 30 31 0 .492 6 6 1 2

40

Matt Rhule Temple 39 AAC $1,300,000 2 4 11 0 .267 2 4 11 0 .267 2 10 2 1

41

Jeff Monken

Army

47

Ind.

$700,000

5

39

18

0

.684

1

1

2

0

.333

0

0

1 2

42

Ron Caragher San Jose State 47 MWC $550,000 8 51 30 0 .630 2 7 8 0 .467 6 6 1 2

43

Mark Stoops

Kentucky

47

SEC

$2,250,000

2

4

11

0

.267

2

4

11

0

.267

2

10

2 1

44

Al Golden Miami 45 ACC $2,300,000 9 51 51 0 .500 4 24 17 0 .585 9 4 2 2

45

Charlie Partridge

Florida Atlantic

41

CUSA

$600,000

1

1

3

0

.250

1

1

3

0

.250

0

0

1 3

46

Chris Creighton

Eastern Michigan

45

MAC

$450,000

18

140

49

0

.741

1

1

3

0

.250

0

0

1 3

47

Jeff Quinn

Buffalo

52

MAC

$400,000

5

20

35

0

.364

5

19

34

0

.358

8

5

2 2

48

Derek Mason

Vanderbilt

43

SEC 

$2,250,000

1

1

3

0

.250

1

1

3

0

.250

0

0

1 3

49

Tony Levine Houston 42 CUSA $1,000,000 3 16 14 0 .533 3 16 14 0 .533 8 5 2 2

50

Tom Mason

SMU

58

AAC

$500,000

2

1

10

0

.091

1

0

1

0

.000

0

0

0 1

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

Matt Campbell

Toledo

35

MAC

$500,000

3

18

11

0

.621

3

18

11

0

.621

7

5

1 2

52

Curtis Johnson Tulane 53 CUSA $1,200,000 3 10 19 0 .345 3 10 19 0 .345 7 6 1 3

53

Dino Babers

Bowling Green

53

MAC

$500,000

3

21

9

0

.700

1

2

2

0

.500

0

0

2 2

54

P. J. Fleck

Western Michigan

34

MAC

$500,000

2

3

12

0

.200

2

3

12

0

.200

1

11

2 1

55

Randy Edsall

Maryland

56

Big Ten

$2,250,000

16

90

95

0

.486

4

16

25

0

.390

7

6

3 1

56

Rick Stockstill

Middle Tennessee

57

CUSA

$750,000

9

53

51

0

.510

9

53

51

0

.510

8

5

2 2

57

Frank Beamer

Virginia Tech

68

ACC

$2,600,000

34

266

134

4

.667

28

224

111

2

.668

8

5

2 2

58

Troy Calhoun Air Force 48 MWC $1,000,000 8 51 42 0 .548 8 51 42 0 .548 2 10 2 1

59

Frank Solich

Ohio

70

MAC 

$550,000

16

126

71

0

.640

10

68

52

0

.567

7

6

2 2

60

Joey Jones South Alabama 52 Sun Belt $425,000 7 35 30 0 .538 7 32 23 0 .582 6 6 1 2

61

Butch Jones

Tennessee

46

SEC

$3,200,000

8

57

35

0

.620

2

7

8

0

.467

5

7

2 1

62

Matt Wells Utah State 41 MWC $600,000 2 11 7 0 .611 2 11 7 0 .611 9 5 2 2
  63

Scott Shafer

Syracuse

47

ACC

 $1,400,000

2

9

7

0

.563

2

9

7

0

.563

7

6

2 1

64

Tim DeRuyter

Fresno State

51

MWC

$1,500,000

3

21

9

0

.700

3

21

9

0

.700

11

2

1 3

65

Bill Blankenship Tulsa 58 CUSA $700,000

4

23

19

0

.548

4

23

19

0

.548

3

9

1 2

66

Dan Enos

Central Michigan

46 MAC $375,000 5 21 32 0 .396 5 21 32 0 .396 6 6 2 2

67

Larry Fedora North Carolina 52 ACC $2,000,000 7 51 30 0 .630 3 17 11 0 .607 7 6 2 1

68

Sean Kugler

UTEP

48

CUSA

$550,000

2

4

11

0

.267

2

4

11

0

.267

2

10

2 1

69

Terry Bowden

Akron

58

MAC

$425,000

21

147

82

2

.641

3

7

20

0

.259

5

7

1 2

70

David Bailiff

Rice

56

CUSA

$700,000

11 61 66 0 .480 8 41 50 0 .451 10 4 0 3

71

Justin Fuente

Memphis

38

AAC

$975,000

3

9

18

0

.375

3

8

19

0

.375

3

9

1 2

72

Dave Clawson Wake Forest 47 ACC $2,250,000 15 92 82 0 .529 1 2 2 0 .500 0 0 2 2

73

Todd Berry La. Monroe 54 SunBelt $400,000 13 54 86 0 .386 5 25 27 0 .481 6 6 2 1

74

Pete Lembo

Ball State

44

MAC

$450,000

14

105

51

0

.673

4

27

14

0

.659

10

3

1 2

75

Kyle Flood

Rutgers

43

AAC

$900,000

3

18

12

0

.600

3

18

12

0

.600

6

7

3 1

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

Paul Chryst

Pitt

49

ACC

$1,800,000

3

16

14

0

.533

3

16

14

0

.533

7

6

3 1

77

Jerry Kill Minnesota 53 Big Ten $2,100,000 21 147 95 0 .607 4 20 22 0 .476 8 5 3 1

78

Rocky Long

San Diego St.

64

MWC

$850,000

15

91

85

0

.517

3

26

16

0

.619

8

5

1 2

79

Brian Polian

Nevada

40

MWC

$560,000

2

6

9

0

.400

2

6

9

0

.400

4

8

2 1

80

Bill Snyder

Kansas State

75

Big 12

$3,000,000

23

180

91

1

.664

23

181

90

1

.664

8

5

2 1

81

Blake Anderson

Arkansas State

44

Sun Belt

$700,000

1

2

2

0

.500

1

2

2

0

.500

0

0

2 2

82

Gary Patterson

TCU

54

Big 12

$3,500,000

15

122

44

0

.735

15

122

44

0

.735

4

8

2 0

83

Bill Clark

UAB

46

CUSA

$600,000

2

13

5

0

.722

1

2

1

0

.667

0

0

2 1

84

Mark Richt

Georgia

54

SEC 

 $3,400,000

14

128

46

0

.736

14

128

46

0

.736

8

5

2 1

85

Scott Satterfield

Appalachian St.

42

Sun Belt

$500,000

2

5

10

2

.333

2

5

10

0

.333

4

8

1 2

86

Craig Bohl

Wyoming

57

MWC

$1,000,000

12

107

33

0

.764

1

3

1

0

.750

0

0

3 1

87

David Shaw Stanford 42 Pac 12 $3,000,000 4 36 8 0 .818 4 36 8 0 .818 11 3 2 1

88

Dabo Swinney Clemson 45 ACC $3,300,000 7 52 25 0 .675 7 52 25 0 .675 11 2 1 2

89

Larry Coker Texas - San Antonio 66 CUSA $400,000 10 80 32 0 .714 4 20 17 0 .541 7 5 1 2

90

Les Miles 

LSU

61

SEC

$4,500,000

14

126

46

0

.733

10

98

25

0

.797

10

3

3 1

91

Dan McCarney North Texas 61 CUSA $725,000 16 76 106 0 .418 4 20 21 0 .488 9 4 2 2

92

Steve Addazio

Boston College

55

ACC

$1,750,000

4

23

18

0

.561

2

10

7

0

.588

7

6

3 1

93

Mike Riley

Oregon State

61

Pac 12

$1,600,000

14

91

73

0

.555

14

91

73

0

.555

7

6

3 0

94

Dave Doeren NC State 43 ACC $2,000,000 4 30 13 0 .698 2 7 9 0 .438 3 9 4 0

95

George O'Leary

UCF

68

AAC

$2,000,000

19

125

91

0

.579

11

73

58

0

.557

12

1

1 2

96

Charlie Strong

Texas

54

Big 12

$5,000,000

4

38

17

0

.691

1

1

2

0

.333

0

0

1 2

97

Steve Sarkisian USC 40 Pac 12 $4,250,000 6 36 30 0 .545 1 2 1 0 .667 0 0 2 1

98

Kyle Whittingham

 Utah

55

Pac 12

 $2,500,000

10

79

39

0

.669

10

79

39

0

.669

5

7

3 0

99

Ken Niumatalolo Navy 49 Ind. $1,700,000 7 51 32 0 .614 7 51 32 0 .614 9 4 2 2

100

Gary Pinkel

Missouri

62

SEC

$3,250,000

24

178

101

3

.633

14

105

64

0

.621

12

2

3 1

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

101 James Franklin Penn State 42 Big Ten $4,000,000 4 28 15 0 .651 1 4 0 0 1.000 0 0 4 0
102

Tommy Tuberville

Cincinnati

60

AAC

$3,300,000

19

141

81

0

.635

2

11

4

0

.733

9

4

2 0
103 Hugh Freeze Mississippi 45 SEC $3,200,000 6 48 18 0 .727 3 18 11 0 .621 8 5 3 0

104

Mike Gundy

Oklahoma State

47

Big 12

$3,500,000

10

79

39

0

.669

10

79

39

0

.669

10

3

2 1

105

Gary Anderson

Wisconsin

50

Big Ten

$2,700,000

7

41

36

0

.532

2

11

5

0

.688

9

4

2 1

106

Rod Carey

Northern Illinois

43

MAC

$525,000

2

15

4

0

.789

2

15

4

0

.789

12

2

3 1

107

Jim McElwain Colorado State 54 MWC $1,500,000 3 14 15 0 .483 3 14 15 0 .483 8 6 2 1

108

Bryan Harsin Boise State 38 MWC $1,200,000 2 10 6 0 .625 1 3 1 0 .750 0 0 3 1

109

Bobby Wilder

Old Dominion

50

Ind

$500,000

6

49

15

0

.766

6

49

15

0

.766

8

4

3 1

110

Dan Mullen

 Mississippi State

42

SEC

$3,200,000

6

40

28

0

.588

6

40

28

0

.588

7

6

4 0

111

David Cutcliffe Duke 60 ACC $2,250,000 14 79 73 0 .520 7 35 44 0 .443 10 4 4 0

112

Willie Fritz

Georgia Southern

54

Sun Belt

$500,000

18

139

64

0

.685

1

2

2

0

.500

0

0

2 2

113

Ruffin McNeill

East Carolina

56

CUSA

$1,250,000

5

32

23

0

.582

5

32

23

0

.582

10

3

3 1

114

Todd Graham

Arizona State

50

Pac 12

$2,500,000

9

70

38

0

.648

3

21

9

0

.700

10

4

3 0

115

Chris Petersen

Washington

50

Pac 12

$3,400,000

9

96

12

0

.889

1

4

0

0

1.000

0

0

4 0
116

Rich Rodriguez

Arizona

51

Pac 12

$2,000,000

21

140

94

2

.597

3

20

10

0

.667

8

5

4 0
117

Urban Meyer

Ohio State

50

Big Ten

$4,800,000

13

130

26

0

.833

3

26

3

0

.897

12

2

2 1
118

Bronco Mendenhall

BYU

48

 Ind.

$2,000,000

10

86

34

0

.717

10

86

34

0

.717

8

5

4 0
119

Brian Kelly

Notre Dame

53

Ind.

$4,000,000

25

211

72

2

.744

5

40

15

0

.727

9

4

3 0
120

Steve Spurrier

South Carolina

69

SEC 

$4,000,000

25

222

80

2

.734

10

80

40

0

.667

11

2

3 1
121

Mark Dantonio

Michigan State

58

Big Ten

$3,700,000

11

84

47

0

.641

8

66

30

0

.688

13

1

2 1
122 Kevin Sumlin Texas A&M 50 SEC $5,000,000 7 59 23 0 .720 3 24 6 0 .800 9 4 4 0
123 Doc Holliday Marshall 57 CUSA $650,000 5 31 24 0 .5564 5 31 24 0 .564 10 4 4 0
124

Gus Malzahn

Auburn

49

SEC

$4,000,000

3

24

5

0

.828

2

15

2

0

.882

12

2

3 0
125

Jim Mora

UCLA

53

Pac-12

$3,500,000

3

22

8

0

.733

3

22

8

0

.733

10

3

3 0
126

Art Briles

Baylor

59

Big 12

$4,250,000

12

81

60

0

.574

7

47

32

0

.595

11

2

3 0
127

Mark Helfrich

Oregon

41

Pac 12

$2,000,000

2

15

2

0

.882

2

15

2

0

.882

11

2

4 0
128

Bob Stoops

Oklahoma

54

Big 12 

$5,250,000

16

164

39

0

.808

16

164

39

0

.808

11

2

4 0