Why did Bret Bielema get Fired from Arkansas?

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Bret Bielema Hot Seat Status:
Fired from Arkansas on 11/25/2017

Bret Bielema
Former Head Coach at Arkansas

4-8
(0.333%)
Last Game: L 48-45 Missouri



Bret Bielema has Coached at Arkansas Since 2013
29-34
(0.460%)

Grading Arkansas Football
2013
C
3-9
2014
A
7-6
2015
A
8-5
2016
B+
7-6
2017
C-
4-8


Bret Bielema’s Coaching History
2017 Arkansas Season 4-8
2016 Arkansas Season 7-6
2015 Arkansas Season 8-5
2014 Arkansas Season 7-6
2013 Arkansas Season 3-9
2012 Arkansas Season 4-8
Alma Mater: Iowa

True Hiring Score (THS)
56/100

*Bret Bielema’s hot seat conversations start around 70
Bret Bielema was preceeded by John L. Smith at Arkansas 5.0 seasons ago

Bret Bielema Career Coaching Record
97-58
(0.626%)
See the Bret Bielema Coaching Tree Below

2017 Arkansas Football Season: 4-8 (Expected: 10.4 wins | Grade: C-)

-10
Week 14 L 48-45 Missouri
10
Week 13 L 28-21 Mississippi State
20
Week 12 L 33-10 Louisiana State
35
Week 11 W 39-38 Coastal Carolina
30
Week 10 W 38-37 Mississippi
5
Week 9 L 52-20 Auburn
25
Week 8 L 41-9 Alabama
45
Week 7 L 48-22 South Carolina
65
Week 6 W 42-24 New Mexico State
60
Week 5 W 50-43 Texas A&M
40
Week 4 Bye
40
Week 3 L 28-7 Texas Christian
50
Week 2 W 49-7 Florida A&M
50.0
Week 1 Bye

2016 Arkansas Football Season: 7-6 (Expected: 8.0 wins | Grade: B+)

150
L 35-24 Virginia Tech in the Belk Bowl
150
Week 14 Did not play for Conference Championship
150
Week 13 L 28-24 Missouri
190
Week 12 W 58-42 Mississippi State
140
Week 11 L 38-10 LSU
170
Week 10 W 31-10 Florida
20
Week 9 Bye
20
Week 8 L 56-3 Auburn
70
Week 7 W 34-30 Mississippi
20
Week 6 L 49-30 Alabama
40
Week 5 W 52-10 Alcorn State
40
Week 4 L 45-24 Texas A&M
60
Week 3 W 42-3 Texas State
55
Week 2 W 41-38 Texas Christian
35
Week 1 W 21-20 Louisiana Tech

2015 Arkansas Football Season: 8-5 (Expected: 6.8 wins | Grade: A)

100
W 45-23 Kansas State in the Liberty bowl
85
Week 15 Bye
85
Week 14 Bye
85
Week 13 W 28-3 Missouri
75
Week 12 L 51-50 Mississippi State
100
Week 11 W 31-14 Louisiana State
75
Week 10 W 53-52 Mississippi
75
Week 9 W 63-28 Tennessee-Martin
75
Week 8 W 54-46 Auburn
-25
Week 7 Bye
-25
Week 6 L 27-14 Alabama
-20
Week 5 W 24-20 Tennessee
-30
Week 4 L 28-21 Texas A M
-25
Week 3 L 35-24 Texas Tech
-10
Week 2 L 16-12 Toledo
90
Week 1 W 48-13 UTEP

2014 Arkansas Football Season: 7-6 (Expected: 6.79 wins | Grade: A)

230
W 31-7 Texas
230
Week 15 Did not play for Conference Championship
230
Week 14 L 21-14 Missouri
230
Week 13 W 30-0 Mississippi
80
Week 12 W 17-0 Louisiana State
5
Week 11 Bye
5
Week 10 L 17-10 Mississippi State
5
Week 9 W 45-17 Alabama-Birmingham
5
Week 8 L 45-32 Georgia
15
Week 7 L 14-13 Alabama
15
Week 6 Bye
15
Week 5 L 35-28 Texas A&M
20
Week 4 W 52-14 Northern Illinois
20
Week 3 W 49-28 Texas Tech
Week 2 W 73-7 Nicholls State
Week 1 L 45-21 Auburn
Bret Bielema’s True Hiring Score: 56/100

2016 Arkansas Football Season: 7-6 (Expected: 8.0 wins | Grade: B+)

Bret Bielema’s 2016 Arkansas Recruiting Class: Ranked 41 (Last year’s 2015 Arkansas Class: 23)
2016 Arkansas Season 7-6

2015 Arkansas Football Season: 8-5 (Expected: 6.8 wins | Grade: A)

Bret Bielema’s 2015 Arkansas Recruiting Class: Ranked 23 (Last year’s 2014 Arkansas Class: 29)
2015 Arkansas Season 8-5

2014 Arkansas Football Season: 7-6 (Expected: 6.79 wins | Grade: A)

Bret Bielema’s 2014 Arkansas Recruiting Class: Ranked 29 (Last year’s 2013 Arkansas Class: 23)
2014 Arkansas Season 7-6

2013 Arkansas Football Season: 3-9 (Expected: 6.8 wins | Grade: C)

Bret Bielema’s 2013 Arkansas Recruiting Class: Ranked 23 (Last year’s 2012 Wisconsin Class: 28)
2013 Arkansas Season 3-9

2012 Arkansas Football Season: 4-8

Bret Bielema’s 2016 Arkansas Recruiting Class: Ranked 28
2012 Arkansas Season 4-8

Bret Bielema has been the Head Coach at Arkansas for 5.0 Seasons




The Bret Bielema Coaching Tree

Where does Coach Bielema rank among the best coaches in Football?
How old is Bret Bielema? 47 Years Old
How much money does Bret Bielema make? Bret Bielema Salary: $4,060,000
Bret Bielema’s Coaching Tree is what essentially got Coach Bielema to the Arkansas coaching job in the first place. It will be interesting if Arkansas fans ever turn on Bret Bielema in this cutthroat day in age of college football.

Comments

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    Danny West

    October 18, 2015

    Even Coach Mack Brown believes in Bret Bielema! Keep the faith Arkansas faithful, he’ll call the hogs in the college football playoff soon enough!

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    Justin Hunt

    June 24, 2015

    In 2012 Arkansas went 4-8 and wasn’t looking too good after such a promising Cotton Bowl victory under Bobby Petrino, good to see they’re starting to come around with a solid coaching staff!

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