A few resume points for Kyle Whittingham's "home run" hire...
-During his 9-year run as a coach in the Pac-10 or Pac-12, Dennis Erickson's offenses averaged 27.4 points per game against conference opponents. This is a whopping 3.9 points per game more than Utah has averaged the last two years against Pac-12 teams. Erickson's offenses were slightly worse at ASU.
-In his 9 seasons as a head coach in the Pac-10 or Pac-12, Erickson's teams have an overall conference record of 39-38. That includes two winning records, five losing records, and two .500 records.
-During his most recent stint at Arizona State, Erickson's teams were among the 15 worst in the country in penalty yards per game four seasons out of five. They were dead last twice.
-Erickson's bowl record as a Pac-10 or Pac-12 coach is 1-4, with a win in the Fiesta Bowl, and losses in the Oahu, Holiday, and Las Vegas Bowls. Erickson has never coached a team to the Rose Bowl.
-Erickson's best year as a Pac-10 or Pac-12 coach was 2000. He coached Oregon State to an 11-1 record and the Fiesta Bowl. The next season Oregon State went 5-6 and finished 7th in conference.
-Erickson's second-best season was 2007. He led Arizona State to a 10-3 record and first place tie in the Pac-10. After losing in the Holiday Bowl, the team went 5-7 and finished 6th in conference the next year.