Originally posted on College Football Universe  |  Last updated 11/26/12

LEXINGTON, KY - OCTOBER 09: Gene Chizik the Head Coach of the Auburn Tigers talks with a game offical during the SEC game against the Kentucky Wildcats at Commonwealth Stadium on October 9, 2010 in Lexington, Kentucky. (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)
Gene Chizik It is firing season in college football when head coaches with too many losses get the boot out the door. Many of the terminations were expected. Auburn coach Gene Chizik became the first major college football coach to be fired within two seasons of winning a national title. Chizik actually has the best winning percentage (last school at) of coaches out this season. Thirteen coaches have either been terminated or retired this season, just over 10 percent of FBS coaches. I included Georgia State, a program in transition to the FBS. Coaches Out during the FBS College Football 2012 Season Announced Sunday November 25:Gene Chizik, Auburn (33-19)Frank Spaziani, Boston College (22-29)Jon Embree, Colorado (4-21)Tom O'Brien, NC State (40-35)Danny Hope, Purdue (22-27)Announced earlier in the season:John L. Smith, Arkansas (4-8)Jed Tedford, California (82-57)Bill Curry, Georgia State (10-23) retiredRobb Akey, Idaho (20-50)Joker Phillips, Kentucky (13-24)Derek Dooley, Tennessee...
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