Candidates for every major opening

Updated: December 4, 2012, 6:00 PM ET
By Travis Haney

Nov. 25 was Black Sunday in the college coaching world, not that the firings at any of the schools -- even Colorado -- were altogether surprising. The fallout is that four of the 14 SEC schools need a coach, in addition to several other BCS-level programs. Here is a quick guide to the open head-coaching jobs in the AQ conferences, along with an alphabetical short list of potential candidates for each school. We'll update this as the carousel continues to spin and hiring decisions are made.

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