Detroit Free Press ranks the best Big Ten college football coaches

The news that Big Ten college football fans had been waiting to hear was confirmed last month – we will indeed be having a 2020 season.

The festivities will be getting underway October 24.

And as the preparations continue, one publication is taking a closer look at each of the head coaches and where they stack against one another.

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The Detroit Free Press has put together their ranking of each head coach of the Big Ten. Take a look below and see if you agree with their assessments.

14. Mike Locksley, Maryland
13. Lovie Smith, Illinois
12. Greg Schiano, Rutgers
11. Mel Tucker, Michigan State
10. Scott Frost, Nebraska
9. Jeff Brohm, Purdue
8. Tom Allen, Indiana
7. Pat Fitzgerald, Northwestern
6. P.J. Fleck, Minnesota
5. Kirk Ferentz, Iowa
4. Jim Harbaugh, Michigan
3. Paul Chryst, Wisconsin
2. James Franklin, Penn State
1. Ryan Day, Ohio State

Do you agree with where your school’s coach was placed in the Freep’s ranking?

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Falcons to fire head coach after 0-5 start to 2020 season

Detroit Lions fans who wish to see Sheila Ford Hamp deliver a pink slip to embattled head coach Matt Patricia are going to continue to have to wait and watch as yet another NFL coach is about to be let go by his team.

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The Houston Texans have already parted ways with Bill O’Brien, and now the Atlanta Falcons are about to drop the hammer on Dan Quinn.

After Atlanta dropped their fifth consecutive game to start the 2020 season this afternoon, The Athletic reported that the decision to fire Quinn has “been all but finalized”, and that the official announcement can be expected in short order.

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Among the embarrassing setbacks for the Falcons this season include several blown leads, most notably a 23 point lead to the Dallas Cowboys in Week 2.

During his time in Atlanta, Quinn has led the Falcons to two ten-win seasons and a Super Bowl appearance.

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