Bo Pelini will be starting his fifth year in charge at Nebraska in 2012. He has won two division titles and no conference titles during his tenure in Lincoln and has yet to make an appearance in a BCS bowl. His teams have lost four games each year he has been in charge.
Should he be on the hot seat now? Not given the magnitude of the rebuilding project he was handed after the Steve Pederson/Bill Callahan era in Lincoln came to an ignoble end in 2007. But the questions are starting to be raised, both inside and outside of the Nebraska fanbase.
So, if Pelini wants to avoid the dreaded cliché of the hot seat, what does he need to do?