The Sporting News had a feature today where they ranked the recent college coaching hires in a confidence poll. The poll went from 16, expected to do the best, to 1, obviously expected to do the worst. This probably wouldn't be much of a post if I didn't write another sentence and then tell you where they ranked Tuberville.
The Sporting News ranked Oregon's new coach Mark Helfrich #16, which means they think he's going to have a lot of success at Oregon. That is understandable. Willie Taggart is next up. Butch Jones is in at #12. Kliff Kingsbury is 10. Colorado's new coach is 8. Mark Stoops at UK is 4th.
Before we find out where Tuberville ranks, SI's Stewart Mandel graded the new coaching hires. He gave out a lot of A's and B's. There was 1 C.
• Cincinnati: Tommy Tuberville, former Texas Tech head coach. A month ago I would have given this hire an A, but Tuberville's tenure so far has been littered with controversy, from the way he...