The Coaching Staff at Too Early to Tell


  1. Mike Sanford Jr.’s Coaching Tree and History

    by
    THS
    88/100
    Last Game: L 17-27 Georgia State (6–5) in the AutoNation Cure Bowl
    Win Expectations: 0.5 | Record: 6-7
    (6-8) with Western Kentucky • (1.0 Seasons) | 0.429%
    (6-8) Career Coaching Record • (2.00 Seasons) | 0.429%
    Grading Western Kentucky Football
    2013
    B
    8-4
    2014
    A
    8-5
    2015
    A+
    12-2
    2016
    A+
    11-3
    2017
    A
    6-7
    Mike Sanford Jr. Coaching Résumé
    2016 Notre Dame (OC/QB Coach) 4-5
    2015 Notre Dame (OC/QB Coach) 10-3
    2014 Boise State (OC/QB Coach) 12-2
    2013 Stanford (RC/QB/WR Coach) 11-3
    2012 Stanford (RB Coach) 12-2
  2. Tim Lester’s Coaching Tree and History

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    THS
    86/100
    Last Game: Did not play in a Bowl Game
    Win Expectations: 6.5 | Record: 6-6
    (6-6) with Western Michigan • (1.0 Seasons) | 0.500%
    (46-29) Career Coaching Record • (8.00 Seasons) | 0.613%
    Grading Western Michigan Football
    2013
    B+
    1-11
    2014
    A
    8-5
    2015
    A+
    8-5
    2016
    A+
    13-1
    2017
    B-
    6-6
    Tim Lester Coaching Résumé
    2016 Purdue (QB Coach) 3-9
    2015 Syracuse (OC/QB Coach) 4-8
    2014 Syracuse (OC/QB Coach) 3-9
    2013 Syracuse (QB/RC) 7-6
    2012 Elmhurst Season 9-1
  3. Ed Orgeron’s Coaching Tree and History

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    THS
    91/100
    Last Game: L 17-21 #14 Notre Dame (9–3) on Jan. 1 in the Citrus Bowl
    Win Expectations: 5.3 | Record: 9-3
    (15-6) with LSU • (1.7 Seasons) | 0.714%
    (31-33) Career Coaching Record • (6.75 Seasons) | 0.484%
    Grading LSU Football
    2013
    A
    10-3
    2014
    B
    8-5
    2015
    A
    9-3
    2016
    B
    8-4
    2017
    A+
    9-3
    Ed Orgeron Coaching Résumé
    2016 LSU Season 8-4
    2015 LSU Season 9-3
    Out of Coaching
    2013 USC (Interim HC 6-2) 10-4
    2012 USC (DL Coach) 7-6
  4. Matt Rhule’s Coaching Tree and History

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    THS
    52/100
    Last Game: Did not play in a Bowl Game
    Win Expectations: 4.5 | Record: 1-11
    (1-11) with Baylor • (1.0 Seasons) | 0.083%
    (29-34) Career Coaching Record • (6.00 Seasons) | 0.460%
    Grading Baylor Football
    2013
    A+
    11-2
    2014
    A
    11-2
    2015
    A-
    10-3
    2016
    A
    7-6
    2017
    F
    1-11
    Matt Rhule Coaching Résumé
    2016 Temple Season 10 - 3
    2015 Temple Season 10 - 4
    2014 Baylor Season 11-2
    2013 Temple Season 2 - 10
    2012 NY Giants (AOL) 9-7
  5. Butch Davis’s Coaching Tree and History

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    THS
    84/100
    Last Game: L 3-28 Temple (6–6) in the Bad Boy Mowers Gasparilla Bowl
    Win Expectations: 1.6 | Record: 8-5
    (8-5) with Fla. Int'l. • (1.0 Seasons) | 0.615%
    (95-83) Career Coaching Record • (14.75 Seasons) | 0.534%
    Grading Fla. Int'l. Football
    2013
    C
    1-11
    2014
    B-
    4-8
    2015
    B
    5-7
    2016
    C+
    4-8
    2017
    A
    8-5
    Butch Davis Coaching Résumé
    Analyst at ESPN
    Analyst at ESPN
    Analyst at ESPN
    2013 Tampa Bay Buccaneers (Advisor) 4-12
    2012 Tampa Bay Buccaneers (Advisor) 7-9
  6. Luke Fickell’s Coaching Tree and History

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    THS
    37/100
    Last Game: Did not play in a Bowl Game
    Win Expectations: 8.6 | Record: 4-8
    (10-15) with Cincinnati • (1.0 Seasons) | 0.400%
    (10-15) Career Coaching Record • (3.00 Seasons) | 0.400%
    Grading Cincinnati Football
    2013
    A-
    9-4
    2014
    B
    9-4
    2015
    B-
    7-6
    2016
    C-
    4-8
    2017
    C-
    4-8
    Luke Fickell Coaching Résumé
    2016 Ohio State (D-Cord/LB Coach) 11-2
    2015 Ohio State (D-Cord/LB Coach) 12-1
    2014 Ohio State (D-Cord/LB) 14-1 Nat'l Champs
    2013 Ohio State (D-Cord/LB Coach) 12-2
    2012 Ohio State (D-Cord/LB Coach) 12-0
  7. Jeff Tedford’s Coaching Tree and History

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    THS
    80/100
    Last Game: W 33-27 Houston Cougars (7–4) in the Hawaii Bowl
    Win Expectations: 3.6 | Record: 10-4
    (11-4) with Fresno State • (1.0 Seasons) | 0.733%
    (100-72) Career Coaching Record • (13.00 Seasons) | 0.581%
    Grading Fresno State Football
    2013
    A+
    11-2
    2014
    C+
    6-8
    2015
    C-
    3-9
    2016
    F
    1-11
    2017
    A+
    10-4
    Jeff Tedford Coaching Résumé
    2016 Washington Season (Ast) 12-2
    2015 BC Lions Season 7-11
    2014 Tampa Bay Buccaneers (OC) 2-14
    Out of Coaching
    2012 California Season 3-9
  8. Justin Wilcox’s Coaching Tree and History

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    THS
    59/100
    Last Game: Did not play in a Bowl Game
    Win Expectations: 8.6 | Record: 5-7
    (5-7) with California • (1.0 Seasons) | 0.417%
    (5-7) Career Coaching Record • (2.00 Seasons) | 0.417%
    Grading California Football
    2013
    D+
    1-11
    2014
    B+
    5-7
    2015
    A
    8-5
    2016
    B-
    5-7
    2017
    C-
    5-7
    Justin Wilcox Coaching Résumé
    2016 Wisconsin (D-Cordinator) 11-3
    2015 USC (D-Cordinator) 8-6
    2014 USC (D-Cordinator) 9-4
    2013 Washington (D-Cordinator) 9-4
    2012 Washington (D-Cordinator) 7-6
  9. Shawn Elliott’s Coaching Tree and History

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    THS
    82/100
    Last Game: W 27-17 Western Kentucky (6–6) in the AutoNation Cure Bowl
    Win Expectations: 2.3 | Record: 7-5
    (8-5) with Georgia State • (1.0 Seasons) | 0.615%
    (9-10) Career Coaching Record • (2.50 Seasons) | 0.474%
    Grading Georgia State Football
    2013
    C
    0-12
    2014
    D
    1-11
    2015
    B
    6-7
    2016
    C+
    3-9
    2017
    A
    7-5
    Shawn Elliott Coaching Résumé
    2016 South Carolina (OL) 3-9
    2015 South Carolina (OC/ Interim) 3-9
    2014 South Carolina (OC) 7-6
    2013 South Carolina (OC) 11-2
    2012 South Carolina (OC) 11-2
  10. Lane Kiffin’s Coaching Tree and History

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    THS
    88/100
    Last Game: W 50-3 Akron (7–6) in the Cheribundi Tart Cherry Boca Raton Bowl
    Win Expectations: 2.7 | Record: 11-3
    (12-3) with Florida Atlantic • (1.0 Seasons) | 0.800%
    (52-39) Career Coaching Record • (7.75 Seasons) | 0.571%
    Grading Florida Atlantic Football
    2013
    B+
    6-6
    2014
    B
    3-9
    2015
    B
    3-9
    2016
    C+
    3-9
    2017
    A+
    11-3
    Lane Kiffin Coaching Résumé
    2016 Alabama (OC/QB) 14-1 National Runner-Up
    2015 Alabama (OC/QB) 14-1 National Champions
    2014 Alabama (OC/QB) Season 12-2
    2013 USC Season 10-4
    2012 USC Season 7-6
  11. Major Applewhite’s Coaching Tree and History

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    THS
    91/100
    Last Game: L 27-33 Fresno State Bulldogs (9–4) in the Hawaii Bowl
    Win Expectations: 2.3 | Record: 7-5
    (7-6) with Houston • (1.0 Seasons) | 0.538%
    (7-6) Career Coaching Record • (2.08 Seasons) | 0.538%
    Grading Houston Football
    2013
    A-
    8-5
    2014
    A-
    8-5
    2015
    A+
    13-1
    2016
    A+
    9-4
    2017
    A+
    7-5
    Major Applewhite Coaching Résumé
    2016 Houston (OC/QB) 9-4
    2015 Houston (OC/QB) 13-1
    Out of Coaching
    2013 Texas (OC/QB) 8-5
    2012 Texas (OC/RB) 9-4
  12. Tom Allen’s Coaching Tree and History

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    THS
    81/100
    Last Game: Did not play in a Bowl Game
    Win Expectations: 3.4 | Record: 5-7
    (5-8) with Indiana • (1.0 Seasons) | 0.385%
    (5-8) Career Coaching Record • (2.08 Seasons) | 0.385%
    Grading Indiana Football
    2013
    B
    5-7
    2014
    C+
    4-8
    2015
    B-
    6-7
    2016
    B-
    6-7
    2017
    A-
    5-7
    Tom Allen Coaching Résumé
    2016 Indiana (DC) 6-7
    2015 South Florida (DC) 8-5
    2014 Ole Miss (LB/SPC) 9-4
    2013 Ole Miss (LB/SPC) 8-5
    2012 Ole Miss (LB/SPC) 7-6
  13. P. J. Fleck’s Coaching Tree and History

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    THS
    84/100
    Last Game: Did not play in a Bowl Game
    Win Expectations: 2.8 | Record: 5-7
    (5-7) with Minnesota • (1.0 Seasons) | 0.417%
    (35-29) Career Coaching Record • (6.00 Seasons) | 0.547%
    Grading Minnesota Football
    2013
    A-
    8-5
    2014
    B-
    8-5
    2015
    C-
    6-7
    2016
    A+
    9-4
    2017
    A-
    5-7
    P. J. Fleck Coaching Résumé
    2016 Western Michigan Season 13-1
    2015 Western Michigan Season 8-5
    2014 Western Michigan Season 8-5
    2013 Western Michigan Season 1-11
    2012 Tampa Bay Buccaneers (WR Coach) 7-9
  14. Randy Edsall’s Coaching Tree and History

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    THS
    60/100
    Last Game: Did not play in a Bowl Game
    Win Expectations: 3.4 | Record: 3-9
    (77-79) with Connecticut • (1.0 Seasons) | 0.494%
    (99-113) Career Coaching Record • (19.00 Seasons) | 0.465%
    Grading Connecticut Football
    2013
    D
    3-9
    2014
    D
    2-10
    2015
    B+
    6-7
    2016
    C+
    3-9
    2017
    C+
    3-9
    Randy Edsall Coaching Résumé
    2016 Detroit Lions (Football Research) 9-7
    2015 Maryland Season 2-4
    2014 Maryland Season 7-6
    2013 Maryland Season 7-6
    2012 Maryland Season 4-8
  15. Jay Norvell’s Coaching Tree and History

    by
    THS
    75/100
    Last Game: Did not play in a Bowl Game
    Win Expectations: 2.5 | Record: 3-9
    (3-9) with Nevada • (1.0 Seasons) | 0.250%
    (3-9) Career Coaching Record • (2.00 Seasons) | 0.250%
    Grading Nevada Football
    2013
    B+
    4-8
    2014
    A
    7-6
    2015
    A-
    7-6
    2016
    B
    5-7
    2017
    B-
    3-9
    Jay Norvell Coaching Résumé
    2016 Arizona State (WR/PGC) 5-7
    2015 Texas (WR Coach) 5-7
    2014 Oklahoma (OC/WR Coach) 8-5
    2013 Oklahoma (OC/WR Coach) 11-2
    2012 Oklahoma (OC/WR Coach) 10-3
  16. Charlie Strong’s Coaching Tree and History

    by
    THS
    92/100
    Last Game: W 38-34 Texas Tech Red Raiders (6–6) in the Birmingham Bowl
    Win Expectations: 3.6 | Record: 10-2
    (10-2) with South Florida • (1.0 Seasons) | 0.833%
    (63-39) Career Coaching Record • (9.08 Seasons) | 0.618%
    Grading South Florida Football
    2013
    B-
    2-10
    2014
    B
    4-8
    2015
    A+
    8-5
    2016
    A+
    11-2
    2017
    A+
    10-2
    Charlie Strong Coaching Résumé
    2016 Texas Season 5-7
    2015 Texas Season 5-7
    2014 Texas Season 6-7
    2013 Louisville Season 12-1
    2012 Louisville Season 11-2
  17. Lincoln Riley’s Coaching Tree and History

    by
    THS
    99/100
    Last Game: L 48-54 #3 Georgia (12-1) on Jan 1 in the Rose Bowl
    Win Expectations: 0.2 | Record: 12-2
    (12-3) with Oklahoma • (1.0 Seasons) | 0.800%
    (12-3) Career Coaching Record • (2.00 Seasons) | 0.800%
    Grading Oklahoma Football
    2013
    B+
    11-2
    2014
    C
    8-5
    2015
    A-
    11-2
    2016
    A
    11-2
    2017
    A+
    12-2
    Lincoln Riley Coaching Résumé
    2016 Oklahoma (OC/QB Coach) 11-2
    2015 Oklahoma (OC/QB Coach) 11-2
    2014 East Carolina (AHC/OC/QB 8-5
    2013 East Carolina (OC/QB Coach) 10-3
    2012 East Carolina (OC/QB Coach) 8-5
  18. Jeff Brohm’s Coaching Tree and History

    by
    THS
    82/100
    Last Game: W 38-35 Arizona Wildcats (7–5) in the Foster Farms Bowl
    Win Expectations: 3.8 | Record: 7-6
    (8-6) with Purdue • (1.0 Seasons) | 0.571%
    (40-30) Career Coaching Record • (6.00 Seasons) | 0.571%
    Grading Purdue Football
    2013
    D
    1-11
    2014
    C
    3-9
    2015
    C-
    2-10
    2016
    C-
    3-9
    2017
    A
    7-6
    Jeff Brohm Coaching Résumé
    2016 Western Kentucky Season 11-3
    2015 Western Kentucky Season 12-2
    2014 Western Kentucky Season 8-5
    2013 Western Kentucky ACH/OC (8-4)
    2012 UAB OC/QB Coach (3-9)
  19. Brent Brennan’s Coaching Tree and History

    by
    THS
    56/100
    Last Game: Did not play in a Bowl Game
    Win Expectations: 1.2 | Record: 2-11
    (2-11) with San Jose State • (1.0 Seasons) | 0.154%
    (2-11) Career Coaching Record • (2.00 Seasons) | 0.154%
    Grading San Jose State Football
    2013
    B
    6-6
    2014
    D
    3-9
    2015
    B-
    6-7
    2016
    C-
    4-8
    2017
    C+
    2-11
    Brent Brennan Coaching Résumé
    2016 Oregon State (OWR Coach) 4-8
    2015 Oregon State (WR Coach) 2-10
    2014 Oregon State (WR Coach) 5-7
    2013 Oregon State (WR Coach) 7-6
    2012 Oregon State (WR Coach) 9-4
  20. Tom Herman’s Coaching Tree and History

    by
    THS
    80/100
    Last Game: W 33-16 Missouri Tigers (7–5) in the Academy Sports + Outdoors Texas Bowl
    Win Expectations: 5.7 | Record: 7-6
    (8-6) with Texas • (1.0 Seasons) | 0.571%
    (30-10) Career Coaching Record • (4.00 Seasons) | 0.732%
    Grading Texas Football
    2013
    B-
    8-5
    2014
    B-
    6-7
    2015
    B-
    5-7
    2016
    C+
    5-7
    2017
    A-
    7-6
    Tom Herman Coaching Résumé
    2016 Houston Season 9-4
    2015 Houston Season 13-1
    2014 Ohio St (OC/QB) 14-1 National Champions
    2013 Ohio State OC/QB Coach (12-2)
    2012 Ohio State OC/QB Coach (12-0)
  21. Geoff Collins’s Coaching Tree and History

    by
    THS
    88/100
    Last Game: W 28-3 FIU (8–4) in the Bad Boy Mowers Gasparilla Bowl
    Win Expectations: 2.4 | Record: 7-6
    (8-6) with Temple • (1.0 Seasons) | 0.571%
    (8-6) Career Coaching Record • (2.00 Seasons) | 0.571%
    Grading Temple Football
    2013
    B-
    2-10
    2014
    A-
    6-6
    2015
    A+
    10-4
    2016
    A+
    10-4
    2017
    A
    7-6
    Geoff Collins Coaching Résumé
    2016 Florida (Co-DC) 9-4
    2015 Florida (Co-DC) 10-4
    2014 Mississippi State (D-Cord) 10-3
    2013 Mississippi State (D-Cord) 7-6
    2012 Mississippi State (Co-DC) 8-5

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