Who’s been on the naughty list in college football this season?
In the holiday spirit, we’ve ranked the nation’s most-hated head coaches, program leaders with a track record of success that frustrates opposing fanbases and grinds the gears of others working to get to their level within the industry.
These guys coach in their own bubble, numb to everything happening around them, almost like the Grinch at Christmas who loves spoiling everyone’s joy. One stipulation for being hated by all of Whoville in college football? You have to be currently employed (sorry Bobby Petrino).
A common theme here is that all of these coaches are winners and unlike the Mean One, are extremely festive every year during the holiday season because it means they’re practicing and playing for something special with increased expectations.
Written with no disrespect to these coaches and more fun than anything this time of year, here’s our 2018 Grinchlist: