The 2019 college football season has officially arrived, with Week 0 taking place this past weekend and Week 1 just days away.
The college football season brings a lot of things, with one of them being head coaching firings (unfortunately).
What head coaches are most-likely to be fired first this season?
The sportsbooks have released their odds.
OddsShark believes the following 10 head coaches are most-likely to be fired first during the 2019 college football season:
- Clay Helton, USC — +550
- Chris Ash, Rutgers — +600
- Lovie Smith, Illinois — +900
- Gus Malzahn, Auburn — +1000
- Kalani Sitaki, BYU — +1200
- Ed Orgeron, LSU — +1400
- Justin Fuente, Virginia Tech — +1400
- Willie Taggart, Florida State — +1600
- Mike Gundy, Oklahoma State — +1600
- Tom Allen, Indiana — +2000
It's tough to argue with the top of that list, as Clay Helton is at the top of everyone's hot seat rankings heading into the season.
Former Ohio State head coach Urban Meyer, now at FOX, is believed to be the Trojans' top target if Helton is ousted.
The bottom of the list is a little confusing, though. It's tough to see Mike Gundy or Tom Allen losing their jobs this fall. The same could be said about Ed Orgeron and Justin Fuente.
One thing is certain, though: There will be head coaching firings in the coming months. It's just a matter of who.