The honeymoon will be over soon enough for new Kentucky Head Coach Mark Stoops, as he’s been tasked with taking one of the biggest underachieving teams in college football in 2012, and preparing them to face one of the most daunting schedules in recent memory.
Using the NCAA’s method of gauging SOS based on opponents’ 2012 win-loss records, UK would have the nation’s toughest schedule, as their opponents won 67.3% of their games last year (103-50).
Look no further than the 2013 strength of schedule based on Win/Loss % of teams in the 2012 season:
|Rank||Team||OPP WINS||OPP LOSSES||WIN%|
Here is Phil Steele’s projections of who will have the toughest SOS: