Found October 29, 2012 on Bloguin Best:
It’s getting late in the season, so the any coach not winning has to be looking over his shoulder. We all know how much money football coaches make these days so the expectations are always high. This list could be much longer than 10, but in fairness we won’t include Arkansas’ John L. Smith since he was pretty much on this list the day he was brought in as a hired gun. So which coaches have the hottest seats? 1. Joker Phillips, Kentucky Kentucky is never going to be confused for an SEC power, but the Wildcats don’t expect to lose to Western Kentucky and get blown out by rival Louisville. In three seasons, Joker Phillips has never enjoyed a winning record. This year is even worse. The Wildcats probably blew their only chance or a conference win this past weekend against Missouri. Firing Phillips probably isn’t fair, but Kentucky needs a reboot. 2. Derek Dooley, Tennessee Even if Tennessee had pulled off the win against South Carolina this past weekend, Derek Doole...

‘Joke’ Phillips coached Kentucky against Missouri (Picture)

Missouri football’s sports information department made a bit of a blunder on their game notes for Saturday’s Missouri-Kentucky game, but it may have been clairvoyant. The Tigers’ notes called Kentucky coach Joker Phillips “Joke,” in what we’re assuming was a simple spelling typo rather than a slight aimed at the Wildcats coach. Either way, Kentucky played like a joke...

Phillips' future as Wildcats coach in jeopardy

Kentucky coach Joker Phillips has tried to maintain a sense of humor during what has been a difficult season. Questions regarding his future are no laughing matter, though. The Wildcats (1-8, 0-6 Southeastern Conference) lost their seventh straight game Saturday at Missouri, ensuring a third consecutive losing season and putting them on pace for their worst finish since going 2...

Kentucky fires football coach Phillips

Kentucky has fired football coach Joker Phillips, a day after an embarrassing loss to Vanderbilt. Athletic Director Mitch Barnhart announced Phillips' dismissal Sunday in an open letter on the athletic department's web site. The Wildcats lost their eighth straight game on Saturday, a 40-0 home loss to Vanderbilt. It was their worst loss to the Commodores in 96 years. The...

Joker Phillips Monday Press Luncheon Notebook

Kentucky coach Joker Phillips discusses preparation for this week's SEC East matchup against Vanderbilt at his weekly Monday press luncheon.
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