First time head coaches' records

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It's always tough to win as a first time head coach. 

From 2005 - 2010 there were 60 first year head coaches that had no previous head coaching experience at a four year college. Those coaches went a combined 279 - 437, winning 39% of their games in that first season.

2008 was the only season where first year head coaches posted a cumulative record over .500, combining to go 30-28. 

This season, first year head coaches are a combined 63-65 (49%), which includes coaches carrying the interim tag (Kish and Barlow...but not Hutson b/c he previously served as an interim head coach).

This week, Oregon will be looking to hand first year Stanford head coach David Shaw his first loss, while New Mexico's George Barlow will be seeking his first win this weekend as the Lobos welcome UNLV.

Current first time head coaches' records this season:

Tim Kish: 1-2

Jon Embree: 1-9

Will Muschamp: 5-4

Kevin Wilson: 1-9

Darrell Hazell: 3-6

Don Treadwell: 4-5

George Barlow: 0-5

Luke Fickell: 6-3

Everett Withers: 6-4

Dave Doeren: 6-3

David Shaw: 9-0

Steve Addazio: 5-4

Bill Blankenship: 6-3

James Franklin: 4-5

Dana Holgorsen: 6-3

University of Florida SID's research was used in compiling the 2005 - 2010 numbers used in this analysis.