September 2 marks the start of the 2010 college football season and, as always, there are plenty reasons to be excited.
The usual suspects will be in the national championship race this season. Also there is sure to be a ton of surprises.
But before the season starts there will be coaches that are feeling the heat—and not the kind of heat they will face when practice begins in August.
This is the heat they will face if they want to save their jobs and nearly every BCS conference has a coach on the hot seat.
The unique thing is that to save their jobs these coaches will be held to different standards. Just a winning season might save some coaches, showing improvement might save others, and some coaches might have to win a bowl game to retain their positions. Others might have worn out their welcome and a super season might be the only thing to save them.
Let’s break down the BCS conferences and the coaches who could be on the hot seat for the 2010 season.