Jim McElwain has loads of firm amongst school soccer coaches who had been fired earlier than Halloween.

His ouster from the College of Florida on Sunday wasn’t even the primary one this 12 months. It got here three weeks after Oregon State and Gary Andersen parted methods with the Beavers sitting at 1-5 and not using a win over an FBS program.

McElwain and Florida agreed to half methods after a 3rd consecutive loss dropped the Gators to Three-Four general and Three-Three within the Southeastern Convention. The Gators gained the SEC East in McElwain’s first two seasons.

Different coaches who had been fired earlier than November for his or her staff’s poor efficiency during the last decade:

—2016 Les Miles, LSU, Sept. 25: The Tigers pulled the plug after LSU began out ranked No. 5 and misplaced to Wisconsin and Auburn throughout a 2-2 begin. He completed 114-34 in a dozen seasons at LSU.

2016 Ron Turner, Florida Worldwide, Sept. 25: Turner went 10-30 general and was fired after a 53-14 loss to Central Florida dropped the Panthers to Zero-Four.

2015 Dan McCarney, North TexasOct. 10: McCarney was out after the Imply Inexperienced misplaced their homecoming recreation to FCS’s Portland State 66-7, falling to Zero-5.

2015 Randy Edsall, Maryland, Oct. 11: Edsall went 22-34 general and Zero-12 towards ranked groups. He was fired after three consecutive blowouts by which the Terrapins had been outscored 122-34.2015 Al Golden, Miami, Oct. 25: Golden was 32-25 general and 17-18 in ACC play. He was fired a day after the worst loss in program historical past, a 58-Zero shutout by Clemson.

2014 Charlie Weis, Kansas, Sept. 28: The Jayhawks went 6-22 below Weiss, together with 1-18 within the Mbadive 12. He was fired with Kansas off to a 2-2 begin.

2014 Jeff Quinn, Buffalo, Oct. 13: Quinn was 20-36 general and was fired after falling to Three-Four with a 37-27 loss to FCS program Japanese Michigan.

2013 Lane Kiffin, USC, Sept. 29: Kiffin was fired following a 62-41 loss to Arizona State that dropped him to 28-15 with the Trojans. His firing got here minutes after returning on the staff’s chartered flight to Los Angeles.

2013 Paul Pasqualoni, Connecticut, Sept. 30: Pasqualoni was fired after an Zero-Four begin dropped him to 10-18 general.

2013 Don Treadwell, Miami (Ohio), Oct. 6: Treadwell went Eight-21 and was fired after an Zero-5 begin.

2012 Robb Akey, Idaho, Oct. 21: Akey went 20-50 general and was fired after a 70-28 loss to Louisiana Tech by which the Vandals surrendered 839 yards in falling to 1-7.

2011 Mike Locksley, New Mexico, Sept. 26: Locksley went simply 2-26 at New Mexico and was fired after a 48-45 loss to FCS Sam Houston State dropped the Lobos to Zero-Four.

2011 Mike Stoops, Arizona, Oct. 10: Stoops was 41-50 in eight seasons with the Wildcats however the finish got here with 10 consecutive losses to FBS opponents and with Arizona at 1-5 with its lone victory over Northern Arizona.

2010 Tim Brewster, Minnesota, Oct. 17: Brewster was 15-30, together with 6-21 within the Mbadive Ten and was fired when the Gophers fell to 1-6 with their sixth straight loss.

2010 Todd Dodge, North Texas, Oct. 20: The Imply Inexperienced had been 1-6 when Dodge was fired with a 6-37 general document.

2008 Tommy Bowden, Clemson, Oct. 14: Bowden obtained a profitable contract extension after the 2007 season and his Tigers had been favorites to win their first ACC title and compete for the nationwide championship. However he was fired after falling to Three-Three and 1-2 in league play, leaving with a 72-45 document.

2008 Tyrone Willingham, Notre Dame, Oct. 28: Willington was fired after failing to return one of many nation’s most storied packages to prominence. He went 6-5 in ’08 and 21-15 general.

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