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Ryan Day ranked in top 10 new college coaches most likely to succeed

Posted at 8:21 PM, May 07, 2019
and last updated 2019-05-07 20:21:24-04

With college football season approaching, an AP sports analysis ranked the new college coaches most likely to succeed.

Ohio State coach Ryan Day came in at number 10 on the list.

The last five Ohio State football coaches include four Hall of Famers and Urban Meyer, who was the most successful of them all.

Houston's Dana Holgorsen took the coveted number one spot after having a lot of success as an assistant in Texas.

A full list of the rankings are below:
1. Dana Holgorsen, Houston
2. Hugh Freeze, Liberty
3. Geoff Collins, Georgia Tech
4. Neal Brown, West Virginia
5. Scott Satterfield, Louisville
6. Manny Diaz, Miami
7. Will Healy, Charlotte
8. Chris Klieman, Kansas State
9. Mack Brown, North Carolina
10. Ryan Day, Ohio State
11. Eliah Drinkwitz, Appalachian State
12. Chip Lindsey, Troy
13. Mike Houston, East Carolina
14. Matt Wells, Texas Tech
15. Rod Carey, Temple
16. Jake Spavital, Texas State
17. Tom Arth, Akron
18. Jamey Chadwell, Coastal Carolina
19. Mel Tucker, Colorado
20. Les Miles, Kansas
21. Mike Locksley, Maryland
22. Thomas Hammock, Northern Illinois
23. Tyson Helton, Western Kentucky
24. Walt Bell, UMass
25. Scot Loeffler, Bowling Green
26. Gary Andersen, Utah State
27. Jim McElwain, Central Michigan

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