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CBS Sports: Missouri Coach Barry Odom Is On 'Shaky Ground'

Several teams could be looking for new coaches next season.

Just three weeks into the 2017 season, several college football coaching seats are starting to heat up.

Leading the charge is the SEC, which features at least five coaches in danger of losing their jobs by the end of the season.

Today, CBS Sports college football expert Barrett Sallee highlighted the odds each SEC coach has of being fired by season's end. Tennessee coach Butch Jones and Texas A&M coach Kevin Sumlin are in the most danger, but Sallee named a different coach who is on particularly "shaky ground."

Missouri head coach Barry Odom.

Barry Odom should also be very concerned at Missouri. The second-year coach of the Tigers has skyrocketed up the odds board after back-to-back losses to South Carolina and Purdue -- both at home. That coupled with the inept defensive performance in the lone win over FCS Missouri State, the dismissal of defensive coordinator DeMontie Cross and realization that the Tigers are no longer a threat in a down SEC East, has Odom on shaky ground.

The Tigers are off to a rough start, and could be in for a long 2017 season. Missouri is giving up an average of 36.3 points per game, 17th worst in the nation.

In just his second year, Odom might not get the opportunity to coach the Tigers for much longer.

[CBS Sports]