Which Husker coach is one of the worst hires of the past decade?

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The past decade of college football has seen some memorable hires, and several of those hires are notable for the wrong reasons. A recent list by 247Sports has taken a look at 13 of the worst head coach hires of the past decade. Yes, a Nebraska head coach also made a list, and I’m sure you could figure it out fairly quickly. However, before looking at the individual coaches on the list, let’s look at a conference breakdown.

All 13 coaches come from the Power 5, with the SEC leading the way for all conferences with five different entries on the list. The Pac 12 comes in second with three coaches, the Big 12 and Big Ten come next with two coaches apiece, and the ACC makes a single addition, but one that left a lasting impact at their respective school.

Scroll below to look at some of the past decade’s worst college football coaching hires.

13. Jim McElwain - Florida 2015-2017 (Record: 22-12)

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12. Will Muschamp - South Carolina 2016-2020 (Record: 28-30)

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11. Kevin Sumlin - Arizona 2018-2020 (Record: 9-20)

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10. Darrell Hazell - Purdue 2013-2016 (Record: 9-33)

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9. Jimmy Lake - Washington 2020-2021 (Record: 7-6)

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8. Butch Jones - Tennessee 2013-2017 (Record: 34-27)

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7. Mike Riley - Nebraska 2015-2017 (Record: 19-19)

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6. Clay Helton - USC (Record: 46-24)

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5. Jeremy Pruitt - Tennessee 2018-2020 (Record: 16-19)

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4. Charlie Strong - Texas 2014-2016 (Record: 16-21)

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3. Willie Taggart - Florida State 2018-2019 (Record: 9-12)

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2. Les Miles - Kansas 2019-2020 (Record: 3-18)

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1. Chad Morris - Arkansas 2018-2019 (Record: 4-18)

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