HCR National Coach of the Year
Best Coaching Seasons 2005-Current
“Prog Comp Rank” is the program composite rank. This is the average of the 7 years prior and the all-time rank. This ranking is used throughout the coach’s tenure at the school to gauge the performance of the team under his watch.
“Prog Rank” is the ranking for the current year in FBS Tier Rank.
“Recr Rank Inher” is the talent level in the WRC that the coach inherited when he took the job.
“Recr Rank” is the current WRC rank, or what kind of talent the coach is working with this year.
“Score” takes into account Program Movement (up or down), Overachievement Above Recruiting Ranking, Sustainability (leaving the cupboard full for the next coach), and Relative Program Ranking (how high the program is ranked).
- ^ indicates that the school was on probation for the majority of the coach’s tenure and that coach’s hands were tied so to speak.
- ** two asterisks mean that violations occurred under both the previous coach and the current coach.
- *** three asterisks means that a coach was either convicted of major violations to achieve his results or will likely be convicted of major violations in the near future.