Boston College's Frank Spaziani needs a win more than he needs a hug.
And he's not alone.
Even before national signing day and spring practice, there are at least 10 coaches who need a big 2012 to save their current jobs.
Some may actually pull it off, but it's not going to be easy.
Spaziani has made some changes on his staff, but will that be enough to have a better 2012?