Here’s your full list of fired NCAA coaches in alphabetical order of the schools they were coaches. Almost all of these coaches made our Hot Seat at one point during the season.

Arkansas Razorbacks – Bobby Petrino and John L. Smith

former Arkansas Razorbacks head coach Bobby Petrinoformer Arkansas Razorbacks head coach John L Smith

Arkansas is the only school to have fired two coaches this season.

John L. Smith
Hired: 2012
Record: 4 – 8
Only Season: 4 – 8
Previous Gig: 03 – 06 Michigan State
Previous Gig Record:  22 – 26
Bobby Petrino
Hired: 2008
Record: 34 – 17
Best Season: 11 – 2
Worst Season: 5 – 7
Previous Gig: 07 Atlanta Falcons
Previous Gig Record:  3 – 10

Auburn – Gene Chizik

Auburn Tigers head coach Gene Chizik during 2012 Arkansas Razorbacks gameHired: 2009
Record: 33 – 19
Best Season: 14 – 0 BCS Champions
Worst Season: 3 – 9 (0 – 8)
Previous Gig: 07 – 08 Iowa State
Previous Gig Record:  5 – 19


Boston College – Frank Spaziani

former Boston College Eagles head coach Frank SpazianiHired: 2009
Record: 22 – 29
Best Season: 8 – 5
Worst Season: 2 – 10
Previous Gig: 99 – 08 DC Boston College


California – Jeff Tedford

former California Golden Bears head coach Jeff TedfordHired: 2002
Record: 82 – 57
Best Season: 10 – 3
Worst Season: 3 – 9
Previous Gig: 98 – 01 OC Oregon


Colorado – Jon Embree

former Colorado Buffalos head coach Jon EmbreeHired: 2011
Record: 4 – 21
Best Season: 3 – 10
Worst Season: 1 – 11
Previous Gig: 10 TE Washington Redskins


Idaho Vandals – Robb Akey

former Idaho Vandals head coach Robb AkeyHired: 2007
Record: 20 – 50
Best Season: 8 – 5
Worst Season: 1 – 7
Previous Gig: 03 – 06 OC Washington State


Kentucky Wildcats – Joker Phillips

former Kentucky Wildcats head coach Joker PhillipsHired: 2010
Record: 13 – 24
Best Season: 6 – 7
Worst Season: 2 – 10
Previous Gig: OC Kentucky


NC State Wolfpack – Tom O’Brien

former N.C. State Wolfpack head coach Tom O'BrienHired: 2007
Record: 40 – 35
Best Season: 9 – 4
Worst Season: 5 – 7
Previous Gig: 97 – 06 Boston College
Previous Gig Record:  75 – 45


Purdue Boilermakers – Danny Hope

former Purdue Boilermakers head coach Danny HopeHired: 2009
Record: 22 – 27
Best Season: 7 – 6
Worst Season: 4 – 8
Previous Gig: 03 – 07 Eastern Kentucky
Previous Gig Record: 35 – 22


Southern Miss Golden Eagles – Ellis Johnson

Hired: 2012
Record: 0 – 12
Only Season: 0 – 12
Previous Gig: 08 – 11 AHC South Carolina
Previous Gig Record: 35 – 22


Tennessee Volunteers – Derek Dooley

former Tennessee Volunteers head coach Derek DooleyHired: 2010
Record: 15 – 21
Best Season: 6 – 7
Worst Season: 4 – 7
Previous Gig: 07 – 09 Louisiana Tech
Previous Gig Record: 17 – 20


UTEP Miners – Mike Price RETIRING

former UTEP Miners head coach Mike PriceHired: 2004
Record: 48 – 61
Best Season: 8 – 4
Worst Season: 3 – 9
Previous Gig:
 03 Alabama
Previous Gig Record: 1 – 0 vs strippers
Actual Previous Gig: 89 – 02 Washington State
Previous Gig Record: 83 – 78


Western Michigan Broncos – Bill Cubit

former Western Michigan Broncos head coach Bill CubitHired: 2005
Record: 51 – 47
Best Season: 9 – 4
Worst Season: 4 – 8
Previous Gig: 03 – 04 OC Stanford


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