This will function my weekly energy rating checklist for who would be the possible subsequent head coach for Nebraska. This checklist is just not who I need to see change into the subsequent head coach. This checklist is who I imagine will change into the top coach at Nebraska.
It will probably change each week relying upon rumors, wins, losses and the whole lot else in-between.
If I might have finished the article final week it in all probability would have seemed like the next:
- Matt Campbell
- Mickey Joseph
- Mark Stoops
- Bill O’Brien
- Lance Leipold
First: Matt Campbell, Head Coach Iowa State
The indisputable fact that it appears like Matt Campbell and Nebraska have talked, unofficially, over the previous 12 months about this job. Both sides have an interest. If Iowa State has one other massive 12 months after the disappointing 2021 then he is perhaps primed to make a leap. If he loses some video games he should not then he’ll drop.
Change from Last Week: None. Iowa State took care of enterprise towards Ohio 43-10. Campbell will tackle Leipold in two weeks.
Second: Lance Leipold, Head Coach Kansas
A reputation extra followers ought to be speaking about. He could not win any press convention however then towards Nebraska followers mustn’t care about that anymore. What he apparently does is win soccer video games and is doing it with one of many worst packages within the nation.
Change from Last Week: Big transfer up after spectacular wins the previous two weeks towards West Virginia and Houston. I didn’t see the Houston win coming.
Third: Mickey Joseph, Interim-Head Coach Nebraska
If he wins, then I feel he’ll get an actual shot on the job. Unfortunately, he might need inherited a roster that simply will not be capable of get that finished for him it doesn’t matter what he does. If he strings some wins arising then he would transfer up the checklist. I’m pulling for him.
Change from Last Week: Dropped two spots. He by some means was unable to repair all of Nebraska’s points with one week of observe. With the firing of Erik Chinander it seems Joseph is cleansing home. What’s subsequent?
Fourth: Mark Stoops, Head Coach Kentucky
This is perhaps the closest to a unifying rent. Would he have an interest? I’m undecided why he would depart Kentucky for Nebraska. He apparently has the sources he wants and the expectation degree is extraordinarily low in comparison with Nebraska. He is presently battling it out with John Calipari on whether or not Kentucky is a basketball or soccer faculty. Maybe Calipari will push him out.
His construct at Kentucky was a particularly gradual construct however he lastly acquired it there. Would Nebraska be keen to be that affected person?
Change from Last Week: Is 3-0 and continues to win. Had a ten level win over then twelfth ranked Florida.
Five: Bill O’Brien, Offensive Coordinator Alabama
He has had head teaching expertise at Penn State and within the NFL. Now he takes classes from Nick Saban in Alabama. He went 15-9 at Penn State and 52-48 for the Houston Texans however led them to 4 playoff appearances.
Unless the Alabama offense tanks or we begin listening to rumors, it’s probably that his place on this checklist could not transfer a lot.
Change from Last Week: None. Put up 63 factors towards UL Monroe.
The Outside Looking In (No Particular Order)
- Matt Rhule, Head Coach Carolina Panthers
- Urban Meyer, Fox Sports Analyst
- Dave Doeren, Head Coach North Carolina State
- Bronco Mendenhall, Retired
- Dave Aranda, Head Coach Baylor
- Jamey Chadwell, Head Coach Coastal Carolina
- Luke Fickell, Head Coach Cincinnati
- Gary Patterson – Defensive Analyst Texas