Chad Morris’s Coaching Tree and History

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Chad Morris
Head Coach at SMU

6-5
(0.545%)
Last Game: L 66-45 Memphis



Chad Morris has Coached at SMU Since 2015
13-22
(0.371%)

Grading SMU Football
2013
B-
5-7
2014
D
1-11
2015
C+
2-10
2016
A-
5-7
2017
A
6-5


Chad Morris’s Coaching History
2017 SMU Season 6-5
2016 SMU Season 5-7
2015 SMU Season 2-10
2014 Clemson (OC/QB Coach) 10-3
2013 Clemson (OC/QB Coach) 11-2
2012 Clemson OC/QB Coach (11-2)
Alma Mater: Texas A M

True Hiring Score (THS)
83/100

*Chad Morris’s hot seat conversations start around 70
Chad Morris was preceeded by June Jones at SMU 2.9 seasons ago

Chad Morris Career Coaching Record
13-22
(0.371%)
See the Chad Morris Coaching Tree Below

2017 SMU Football Season: 6-5 (Expected: 3.9 wins | Grade: A)

-10
Week 13 L 66-45 Memphis
-5
Week 12 L 43-40 Navy
0
Week 11 L 31-24 Central Florida
5
Week 10 W 38-34 Tulsa
-5
Week 9 W 31-28 Cincinnati
-20
Week 8 Bye
-20
Week 7 L 35-22 Houston
0
Week 6 W 49-28 Connecticut
-10
Week 5 W 44-21 Arkansas State
-15
Week 4 L 56-36 Texas Christian
-2
Week 3 W 54-32 North Texas
-10
Week 2 W 58-14 Stephen F. Austin
-10.0
Week 1 Bye

2016 SMU Football Season: 5-7 (Expected: 3.1 wins | Grade: A-)

-30
Did not make a Bowl Game in 2016
-30
Week 14 Did not play for Conference Championship
-30
Week 13 L 75-31 Navy
-25
Week 12 Bye
-25
Week 11 W 55-31 East Carolina
-35
Week 10 Bye
-35
Week 9 Bye
-35
Week 8 Bye
-35
Week 7 Bye
-35
Week 6 L 43-40 Tulsa
-30
Week 5 L 45-20 Temple
-12
Week 4 L 33-3 Texas Christian
-10
Week 3 Bye
-10
Week 2 L 40-13 Baylor
3
Week 1 W 34-21 North Texas

2015 SMU Football Season: 2-10 (Expected: 1.8 wins | Grade: C+)

-5
Did not make Bowl Game
-5
Week 15 Bye
-5
Week 14 Bye
-5
Week 13 L 63-0 Memphis
0
Week 12 W 49-21 Tulane
-10
Week 11 L 55-14 Navy
-10
Week 10 L 60-40 Temple
-5
Week 9 L 40-31 Tulsa
15
Week 8 L 38-14 South Florida
20
Week 7 Bye
20
Week 6 L 49-28 Houston
10
Week 5 L 49-23 East Carolina
15
Week 4 L 48-45 James Madison
15
Week 3 L 56-37 TCU
17
Week 2 W 31-13 North Texas
17
Week 1 L 56-21 Baylor

2014 SMU Football Season: 1-11 (Expected: 2.90 wins | Grade: D)

Did not make a Bowl Game in 2014 • Hired Coach Chad Morris on 12/1/2014
Week 15 W 27-20 Connecticut
Week 14 L 35-9 Houston
Week 13 L 53-7 Central Florida
Week 12 L 14-13 South Florida
Week 11 L 38-28 Tulsa
Week 10 Bye
Week 9 L 48-10 Memphis
Week 8 L 41-3 Cincinnati
Week 7 Bye
Week 6 L 45-24 East Carolina
Week 5 L 56-0 Texas Christian
Week 4 L 58-6 Texas A&M
Week 3 Bye • Interim Coach Tom Mason
Week 2 L 43-6 North Texas • Coach June Jones Resigned on 9/6/2014
Week 1 L 45-0 Baylor
Chad Morris’s True Hiring Score: 83/100

2016 SMU Football Season: 5-7 (Expected: 3.1 wins | Grade: A-)

Chad Morris’s 2016 SMU Recruiting Class: Ranked 75 (Last year’s 2015 SMU Class: 81)
2016 SMU Season 5-7

2015 SMU Football Season: 2-10 (Expected: 1.8 wins | Grade: C+)

Chad Morris’s 2015 SMU Recruiting Class: Ranked 81 (Last year’s 2014 Clemson Class: 17)
2015 SMU Season 2-10

2014 SMU Football Season: 1-11 (Expected: 2.90 wins | Grade: D)

Chad Morris’s 2014 Clemson Recruiting Class: Ranked 17 (Last year’s 2013 Clemson Class: 15)
2014 Clemson (OC/QB Coach) 10-3

2013 SMU Football Season: 5-7 (Expected: 5.5 wins | Grade: B-)

Chad Morris’s 2013 Clemson Recruiting Class: Ranked 15 (Last year’s 2012 Clemson Class: 15)
2013 Clemson (OC/QB Coach) 11-2

2012 SMU Football Season: 7-6

Chad Morris’s 2016 SMU Recruiting Class: Ranked 15
2012 Clemson OC/QB Coach (11-2)

Chad Morris has been the Head Coach at SMU for 2.9 Seasons




The Chad Morris Coaching Tree


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