Candidates for every major opening 

November, 27, 2012

Gary Andersen, Tim DeRuyterUS PresswireGary Andersen and Tim DeRuyter are potential candidates for open Pac-12 head-coaching jobs.
Nov. 25 was Black Sunday in the college coaching world, not that the firings at any of the schools -- even Colorado -- were altogether surprising. The fallout is that four of the 14 SEC schools need a coach, in addition to several other BCS-level programs. Here is a quick guide to the open head-coaching jobs in the AQ conferences, along with an alphabetical short list of potential candidates for each school. We'll update this as the carousel continues to spin and hiring decisions are made.

The list below includes Boston College, Cal, Colorado, Purdue, South Florida, Tennessee and Wisconsin (with some updated candidates as of Dec. 3), with analysis of the Auburn, Arkansas, Kentucky and NC State hires.