Is Coach Lance Leipold on the Hot Seat?

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Lance Leipold
Head Coach at Buffalo

3-4
(0.429%)
Last Game: L 14-13 Northern Illinois



Lance Leipold has Coached at Buffalo Since 2015
10-21
(0.323%)

Grading Buffalo Football
2013
B+
8-5
2014
C
5-6
2015
B+
5-7
2016
C-
2-10
2017
C+
3-4


Lance Leipold’s Coaching History
2017 Buffalo Season 3-4
2016 Buffalo Season 2-10
2015 Buffalo Season 5 – 7
2014 Wis-W D3 Nat’l Champs
2013 Wis-W D3 Nat’l Champs
2012 Wisconsin-Whitewater 7-3
Alma Mater: Wisconsin–Whitewater

True Hiring Score (THS)
61/100

*The Lance Leipold hot seat conversation cools off around 70
Lance Leipold was preceeded by Jeff Quin at Buffalo 2.6 seasons ago

Lance Leipold Career Coaching Record
119-27
(0.815%)
See the Lance Leipold Coaching Tree Below

2017 Buffalo Football Season: 3-4 (Expected: 5.7 wins | Grade: C+)

-5
Week 8 L 14-13 Northern Illinois
0
Week 7 L 71-68 Western Michigan
5
Week 6 W 27-13 Kent State
-5
Week 5 W 34-31 Florida Atlantic
-15
Week 4 W 33-10 Colgate
-20
Week 3 L 21-17 Army
-17
Week 2 L 17-7 Minnesota
-15.0
Week 1 Bye

2016 Buffalo Football Season: 2-10 (Expected: 3.6 wins | Grade: C-)

-45
Did not make a Bowl Game in 2016
-45
Week 14 Did not play for Conference Championship
-45
Week 13 L 27-19 Bowling Green State
-40
Week 12 L 38-0 Western Michigan
-35
Week 11 L 35-24 Miami (OH)
-25
Week 10 L 34-10 Ohio
-15
Week 9 W 41-20 Akron
-25
Week 8 L 44-7 Northern Illinois
-20
Week 7 L 31-21 Ball State
-10
Week 6 L 44-20 Kent State
-5
Week 5 L 35-3 Boston College
0
Week 4 W 23-20 Army
-5
Week 3 L 38-14 Nevada
0
Week 2 Bye
0
Week 1 L 22-16 Albany

2015 Buffalo Football Season: 5-7 (Expected: 2.6 wins | Grade: B+)

15
Did not make Bowl Game
15
Week 15 Bye
15
Week 14 Bye
15
Week 13 L 31-26 Massachusetts
30
Week 12 L 42-21 Akron
50
Week 11 L 41-30 Northern Illinois
65
Week 10 W 18-17 Kent State
65
Week 9 W 29-24 Miami Ohio
55
Week 8 W 41-17 Ohio
50
Week 7 L 51-14 Central Michigan
60
Week 6 Bye
60
Week 5 L 28-22 Bowling Green State
65
Week 4 L 24-21 Nevada
65
Week 3 W 33-15 Florida Atlantic
65
Week 2 L 27-14 Penn State
67
Week 1 #N/A

2014 Buffalo Football Season: 5-6 (Expected: wins | Grade: C)

200
Did not make a Bowl Game in 2014
200
Week 15 Did not play for Conference Championship • Buffalo Hired Coach Lance Leipold on 12/1/2014
200
Week 14 W 41-21 Massachusetts
Week 13 Bye
Week 12 W 55-24 Akron
Week 11 L 37-14 Ohio
Week 10 Bye
Week 9 L 20-14 Central Michigan
Week 8 Bye • Interim Coach Alex Wood
Week 7 L 37-27 Eastern Michigan • Jeff Quinn Fired from Buffalo on 10/13/2014
Week 6 L 36-35 Bowling Green State
Week 5 W 35-27 Miami (OH)
Week 4 W 36-7 Norfolk State
Week 3 L 63-21 Baylor
Week 2 L 47-39 Army
Week 1 W 38-28 Duquesne
Lance Leipold’s True Hiring Score: 61/100

2016 Buffalo Football Season: 2-10 (Expected: 3.6 wins | Grade: C-)

Lance Leipold’s 2016 Buffalo Recruiting Class: Ranked 118 (Last year’s 2015 Buffalo Class: 119)
2016 Buffalo Season 2-10

2015 Buffalo Football Season: 5-7 (Expected: 2.6 wins | Grade: B+)

Lance Leipold’s 2015 Buffalo Recruiting Class: Ranked 119 (Last year’s 2014 Wisconsin-Whitewater Class: D3)
2015 Buffalo Season 5 – 7

2014 Buffalo Football Season: 5-6 (Expected: 6.78 wins | Grade: C)

Lance Leipold’s 2014 Wisconsin-Whitewater Recruiting Class: Ranked D3 (Last year’s 2013 Wisconsin-Whitewater Class: D3)
2014 Wis-W D3 Nat’l Champs

2013 Buffalo Football Season: 8-5 (Expected: 6.4 wins | Grade: B+)

Lance Leipold’s 2013 Wisconsin-Whitewater Recruiting Class: Ranked D3 (Last year’s 2012 Wisconsin-Whitewater Class: D3)
2013 Wis-W D3 Nat’l Champs

2012 Buffalo Football Season: 4-8

Lance Leipold’s 2012 Wisconsin-Whitewater Recruiting Class: Ranked D3
2012 Wisconsin-Whitewater 7-3

Lance Leipold has been the Head Coach at Buffalo for 2.6 Seasons




The Lance Leipold Coaching Tree


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