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Strong had best win improvement in 2010

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Via the In the Huddle blog comes the news that Sir Charlie Strong's three-win improvement at U of L last season was the best of any first-year head coach in the nation.

Here are the numbers:

New College Football Coaches in ‘10
Coach, SCHOOL ’09 Record ’10 Record +/-
Charlie Strong, LOU 4-8 7-6 +3
Jimbo Fisher, FSU 7-6 9-4 +2
Brian Kelly, ND 6-6 8-5 +2
Willie Taggart, WKU 0-12 2-10 +2
Mike London, UVA 3-9 4-8 +1
Sonny Dykes, LA TECH 4-8 5-7 +1
Skip Holtz, USF 8-5 8-5 0
Derek Dooley, TEN 7-6 6-7 -1
Lane Kiffin, USC 9-4 8-5 -1
Todd Berry, LA MON. 6-6 5-7 -1
Tommy Tuberville, TTU 9-4 8-5 -1
Joker Phillips, UK 7-6 6-7 -1
Mike MacIntyre, SJS 2-10 1-12 -1
Larry Porter, MEM 2-10 1-11 -1
Doc Holliday, MU 7-6 5-7 -2
Turner Gill, KU 5-7 3-9 -2
Rob Ianello, AKR 3-9 1-11 -2
Ruffin McNeill, ECU 9-5 6-7 -3
Jeff Quinn, BUF 5-7 2-10 -3
Bobby Hauck, UNLV 5-7 2-11 -3
Butch Jones, CIN 12-1 4-8 -8
Dan Enos, CMU 12-2 3-9 -9