Every football season begins with hope and promise for college football fans nationwide. Fans count their team's returning starters, ponder the ability of incoming recruits, pore over the schedule, and debate how the off-season workouts went.
Fall practices flame fans' passions more, building it up until game day arrives. For most fans reality hits somewhere between the first and second quarter. A lucky fan does not see the reality of the season until after the first couple weeks have passed. Once it sets in however, regardless of who you cheer for, the same words will be spoken, “We are not a good team again this year”.
Who or what’s to blame for your team’s bad start? Was the schedule too hard? Did the team incur too many injuries? Or is your favorite college team just not that good? Regardless of what the problem may be, the ultimate responsibility lies on the head coach and his staff.
Here’s a list of head coaches and coordinators who are in trouble four weeks into the 2011 season.