The college football bowl season is underway, and the games will soon begin to fall like dominoes throughout the next month. The players on every team are the ones preparing for the big game, but the majority of pressure falls on the head coaches.
If you don't win the game, there is a good chance you will have some explaining to do.
The truth is that a bowl berth is only half the battle and doesn't mean that this year was a success. In today’s college football, nearly every team is bowl eligible and allowed to celebrate with a trip somewhere fancy.
You have to take care of business and get the job done in the big game to prove you can handle the pressure.
Sometimes a bowl victory can save a head coach's job and lead to bigger and better things. A loss could seal his fate and send him packing, as the school is looking for somebody who can get it over that hump.
There are many guys who are feeling the pressure this bowl season.
Here are 10 head coaches who have a lot to lose and will be coaching like their lives depended on it.