College Football's Coach on the Hot Seat Rankings: Post-Week 13 Edition

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Florida's Will Muschamp takes the No. 1 spot.

College Football's Coach on the Hot Seat Rankings: Post-Week 13 Edition

With two weeks left in the 2013 season, college football’s coaching carousel is about to get interesting. And after this Saturday’s slate of games, several teams will close the book on their 2013 schedule. With the season over for many teams, expect to see a lot of changes starting on Sunday.

Florida’s Will Muschamp takes the top spot in this week’s hot seat watch. The Gators have been hit hard by injuries, but there’s simply no excuse for losing to a FCS team. Not only did Georgia Southern win in the Swamp, but the Eagles also dominated the line of scrimmage against a team that recruits among the best nationally. Barring a change of opinion by athletic director Jeremy Foley after playing Florida State this Saturday, Muschamp is expected to return for 2014.

Virginia’s Mike London is in a similar position to Muschamp. London is on the hot seat after a 2-9 mark, but he is expected to return for 2014. The Cavaliers have a solid recruiting class on the way, which should help London restock the roster. However, London likely needs to make a bowl game to save his job.

Is Thursday night’s game against Texas Tech the final home game for Mack Brown? The Longhorns are 7-3 and host the Red Raiders on Thanksgiving night, before playing at Baylor on Dec. 7. Brown could return for 2014, but with a new athletic director, his future in Austin is uncertain.

Each week, we will take a look at the hot seat/pressure on a program for all 125 coaches. Some new coaches will rank high due to poor performances but aren't in any danger of losing their job.

And another important note when reading our coach on the hot seat rankings: Outside of the top-10 coaches, it’s all about the pressure on a program. While some coaches – like Mississippi State’s Dan Mullen or Maryland’s Randy Edsall – aren’t in any danger of being fired. However, both coaches need to continue to show the program is headed in the right direction.
 

Ranking All 125 CFB Coaches on Hot Seat/Pressure on Program to Win in 2013

RkCoachTeam2013 RecordAnalysis
1Will Muschamp4-7Loss to Ga. Southern could be worst in program history.
2Mike London2-9Expected to return for 2014.
3Norm Chow0-11Warriors could break into the win column this week.
4Ron Turner1-10Lost four consecutive games by at least 20 points.
5Tim Beckman4-7Not pretty, but Illini snap 20-game Big Ten losing streak.
6Dave Christensen5-6Cowboys beat Hawaii to keep bowl hopes alive.
7Mack Brown7-3Is Thursday night the final home game for Brown?
8Dana Holgorsen4-7 
9Kevin Wilson4-7Wilson needs to find answers on defense this offseason.
10Garrick McGee2-9 
11Charley Molnar1-10 
12Charlie Weis3-7Jayhawks unable to build momentum from win over WVU.
13Randy Edsall6-5Terps play final game as ACC member this Saturday.
14Kyle Flood5-5Scarlet Knights have lost four out of last five.
15Todd Monken0-11One more chance to snap losing streak (23 games).
16Rich Ellerson3-7
17Bill Blankenship3-8
18Bo Pelini8-3All signs point to Pelini returning for 2014.
19Skip Holtz4-7
20Jim Grobe4-7
21Sonny Dykes1-11Dykes needs to find answers on defense this offseason.
22Darrell Hazell1-10
23Sean Kugler2-9
24P.J. Fleck1-10
25Paul Petrino1-10
26Doug Martin1-10
27Dan Enos5-6Chippewas using easy schedule to climb to .500 mark.
28Troy Calhoun2-9
29June Jones5-6Mustangs need healthy Garrett Gilbert to get to six wins.
30Bret Bielema3-8
31Bob Davie3-8
32Dave Doeren3-8
33Bobby Hauck6-5Win over AFA likely secures bowl bid for Rebels.
34Dan Mullen5-6Breakdown of Mullen's coaching tenure.
35Paul Haynes4-8Golden Flashes closed out 2013 with two wins in a row.
36Ron Caragher5-6SJSU needs to beat Fresno State to get to a bowl.
37Brian Polian4-7
38Joey Jones4-6
39Tony Levine7-4Cougars have lost three in a row after 7-1 start.
40Kyle Whittingham4-7
41Brady Hoke7-4 
42Willie Taggart2-8
43Mark Stoops2-9
44Trent Miles0-11Georgia State showing progress in Miles' first season.
45Frank Solich7-4
46Matt Rhule1-10
47Scott Shafer5-6Orange still have one more shot at getting bowl eligible.
48Doc Holliday8-3
49Kirk Ferentz7-4Good rebound season for Ferentz.
50Bobby Petrino7-4
51Jeff Quinn8-3Bulls win MAC East with victory over Bowling Green.
52Paul Johnson7-4
53Terry Bowden4-7
54Frank Beamer7-4
55Steve Sarkisian7-4
56Jim McElwain6-6
57Larry Blakeney5-6
58Paul Chryst6-5
59Mike MacIntyre4-7
60Butch Jones4-7
61Mike Riley6-5
62Justin Fuente3-7Tigers clearly making progress under Fuente.
63Dennis Franchoine6-5
64Mark Helfrich9-2
65Mike Leach6-5
66Larry Fedora6-5
67Rick Stockstill7-4
68Mark Richt7-4
69Bryan Harsin7-4
70Rocky Long7-4Aztecs have won seven out of last eight games.
71Matt Wells7-4Win over Wyoming sends USU to MW title game.
72Curtis Johnson7-4
73Paul Rhoads2-9
74Ken Niumatalolo7-4
75Todd Berry5-6
76David Bailiff8-3
77George O'Leary9-1
78Dave Clawson8-3Showdown with Buffalo this Friday to win MAC East.
79Tommy Tuberville9-2
80Jim Mora8-3
81Al Golden8-3
82Larry Coker6-5
83Matt Campbell7-4
84Ruffin McNeill9-2
85Dabo Swinney10-1
86Rich Rodriguez7-4
87Jerry Kill8-3
88Rod Carey11-0
89Dan McCarney7-4
90Bronco Mendenhall7-4
91Brian Kelly8-3
92Bob Stoops9-2
93Todd Graham9-2
94Bill O'Brien6-5
95Gary Patterson4-7
96Steve Addazio7-4
97Pat Fitzgerald4-7
98Les Miles8-3
99Gary Pinkel10-1
100Hugh Freeze7-4
101Mark Dantonio10-1
102James Franklin7-4
103Tim DeRuyter10-0
104Gary Andersen9-2
105Mark Hudspeth8-2
106Pete Lembo9-2
107Gus Malzahn10-1
108Kliff Kingsbury7-4
109Mike Gundy10-1
110Chris Petersen7-4
111David Cutcliffe9-2
112Kevin Sumlin8-3
113Charlie Strong10-1
114Jimbo Fisher11-0
115David Shaw9-2
116Steve Spurrier9-2
117Bill Snyder6-5
118Art Briles9-1
119Urban Meyer11-0
120Nick Saban11-0
NREd Orgeron6-1
NRT.J. Weist1-5
NRMike Bath0-6
NRBrian Wright3-0
NRStan Parrish1-0 

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