The buzz about the Tennessee Volunteers revolves around the prospects of an easier November schedule and what effect it will have on the future of Derek Dooley as the head coach. But the much-maligned Dooley is still in better position for winning with the Big Orange than many potential candidates.
My position on Dooley is well-documented, but I wanted to take a different take on him: Are there no coaches out there that would prove less successful in the future than Dooley?
Some of the language flying around the fanbase may have you believing the answer is yes, but it's certainly not. As frustrating as the team has been since 2010, Dooley remains a better coach for the Vols than at least five candidates out there.
Here are those five coaches...