Ranking the coaching hires 

December, 19, 2012

Bielema, Kingsbury, PetrinoAP, Icon, APHow did Arkansas, Texas Tech and Tennessee fare in their respective hirings?
Only a couple of jobs remain open and a few new staffs are still being formed, but the latest flurry of coaching movement is beginning to wind down. It's time to see how the ADs, presidents and boards made out with their choices. Did they outkick the coverage, so to speak? Did they do the best they could with a shrinking pool of candidates? Or should they hope for the best?

We've ranked the top 15 new hires and provided some footnotes to sum up this round of the carousel.