College football bowl season is upon us and another year is coming to a close. Over a dozen previously successful coaches—such as Urban Meyer—have relocated to new zip codes and attempted to put their stamp on the programs. This year-end report ranks the progress of the coaches and their new teams.
Who could have guessed that Urban Meyer and Ohio State would be 12-0 this season? Or that John L. Smith could take a preseason favorite and utterly fail to succeed? But how are the rest of the coaches doing that have inherited programs with much less clout?
So, heading into bowl season, which coaches are headed in the right direction and which coaches have become obsolete?