Found March 13, 2013 on Crystal Ball Run:
In today’s big-money, win-at-any-cost state of college football there’s not a single coach who doesn’t feel the pressure to win. Urban Meyer? Yep. Bob Stoops? Better believe it. Nick Saban? OK, maybe Saban has earned some slack on the leash. But as good as some coaches were just a few years ago — Texas’ Mack Brown — or relative newcomers to a job — Illinois’ Tim Beckman — job security is a concern … even in March. So here are the 10 coaches with the hottest seats when the 2013 season begins in August. 1. Bobby Hauck, UNLV Hauck may not be the biggest name out there, but it’s clear that if he doesn’t get to a bowl game this season his time is up in Las Vegas. After a successful run at Montana where he went 80-17 in seven seasons, Hauck has gone a dismal 6-32 with the Rebels. Making matters worse, Hauck’s teams have lost to FCS teams twice in three seasons. He has made some changes, including two new coordinators, but it smells of desperation. It’s hard to believe this

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