Gator nation will have a new leader, the only question is who will it be? With Urban Myer out, who are the potential replacements? Analysts have narrowed the list down, Sportingnews analyst Mike Hayes analyzed his top five candidates for one of the best and most pressure packed jobs in college football.
Heading the top of the list was Bobby Petrino of Arkansas, on the basis that Has turned around programs at Louisville and Arkansas – and done so without elite-level recruits. The argument of course being, what would he do with the thoroughest of the thoroughbreds?
Dan Mullen, Mississippi State, and the wizard at Boise State, Chris Petersen. Chris Petersen has a great thing going at Boise, but it’s got to be tiring being always viewed as the dominant underdog. Kyle Whittingham of Utah and the man who put Stanford football back on the map, Jim Harbaugh. There might be a number of sleeper picks out there of course that could win the gig, seems to me there’s a recent young NFL coach that was just fired, who coach a Florida QB…
There may be value in college football odds of this sort especially heading into the bowl season.