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Which previously successful coaches are unhirable?

Discussion in 'Sports and News' started by Mizzougrad96, Nov 30, 2011.

  1. Mizzougrad96

    Mizzougrad96 Active Member

    Since it looks like Leach is going to get a job this off-season, I was wondering what football coaches, who have done well at some point in their careers, would be considered unhirable, at least by any schools in a BCS conference? Obviously, this would be for coaches who are still young enough to have a few good years left in them...

    Gary Barnett?
    Dan Hawkins?
    Mark Mangino?
    Jim Leavitt?
    Bill Callahan?
     
  2. LongTimeListener

    LongTimeListener Well-Known Member

    Joe Paterno, because of those sons of bitches in the national media.
     
  3. Chef2

    Chef2 Well-Known Member

    Joe Paterno?
    edit. ltl beat me to it.
     
  4. Chef2

    Chef2 Well-Known Member

    I will throw in a vote for Barnett.
     
  5. Piotr Rasputin

    Piotr Rasputin New Member

  6. LongTimeListener

    LongTimeListener Well-Known Member

    I'd have to say Butch Davis has cut his last compliance corner.
     
  7. Ben_Hecht

    Ben_Hecht Active Member

    Think Barnett could work again, if he wanted to . . . but not above the MAC or Sun Belt level, and given his settlement with Colorado . . . why should he?
     
  8. king cranium maximus IV

    king cranium maximus IV Active Member

    Mike Shula. The Tide were 10-2 in 2005.
     
  9. derwood

    derwood Active Member

    Coach Fran.
     
  10. BYH

    BYH Active Member

    Bobby Valentine.
     
  11. Stoney

    Stoney Well-Known Member

    Eddie Sutton
     
  12. jackfinarelli

    jackfinarelli Member

    Dave Bliss
     
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