Here's a look at the college football coaches in the hot seat midway through the 2018 season. : The 2018 college football season has officially reached the midway point. We now have a much clearer understanding of which teams are contenders and pretenders based on preseason expectations. We also have a better idea of which coaches will be facing potential firings at season's end. LSU's Ed Orgeron was among the coaches many believed would be in the hot seat prior to Week 1.