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5 Coaches Who Could Be Coaching For Their Jobs This Weekend

Clay Helton standing with his USC football players in the tunnel before a game.

LOS ANGELES, CA - SEPTEMBER 02: Head coach Clay Helton of the USC Trojans waits with his players to take the field before the game against the Western Michigan Broncos at Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum on September 2, 2017 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)

The final weekend of the college football regular season is here. As the last week of the season comes to a close, a few coaches will be coaching for their jobs - while several others have already been relieved of their duties.

Kansas fired head coach David Beaty in the middle of the season and didn't even wait until season's end to name his replacement. The Jayhawks introduced former LSU head coach Les Miles as the team's new head coach last week.

A few other coaches are hoping to avoid the same fate of Beaty.

Clay Helton - USC

In his third full season as the team's head coach, Helton is in serious danger of missing a bowl game - a Cardinal sin for a Trojans head coach. Unless USC upsets Notre Dame this weekend, Helton could be out of the job.

Kliff Kingsbury - Texas Tech

After starting the season a high note, the Red Raiders have fallen off in recent weeks. Rumors of Kingsbury's job security have been floating around heading into the team's final game against Baylor. Another loss moves the Red Raiders to 5-7 on the year and casts doubt on Kingsbury's future.

Scottie Montgomery - ECU

Since Scottie Montgomery replaced current Oklahoma defensive coordinator Ruffin McNeil, the head coach hasn't won more than three games. In Montgomery's first two season, the Pirates finished the year 3-9 and the team is on pace to secure the same record this year. Unless Montgomery comes away with upset wins over Cincinnati and NC State, the Pirates might make a move.

Larry Fedora - North Carolina

Fedora led the Tar Heels to an 11-2 regular season in 2015, but it's been all down hill since then. After finishing 3-9 last season, North Carolina is in serious danger of only winning two games this year.

The Tar Heels need a win over NC State this weekend to avoid a two-win season.

Randy Edsall - UConn

Edsall might well be on his way out, regardless of how this weekend goes for the Huskies. Since returning to the team two years ago, Edsall is 4-19 and currently fields one of the worst defenses in the history of college football.

At 1-10 on the season, the Huskies are 31-point underdogs to Temple in their final games of the regular season.

Can these coaches pull off a few upsets and save their jobs? Stay tuned.