Poll: Toughest coaching job in 2012?

Last week we gave you our thoughts on which Pac-12 coach has the tougher road ahead in 2012.

Kevin Gemmell picked USC coach Lane Kiffin -- reasoning that dealing with the burden of expectation might make for the toughest coaching job in the conference. Ted Miller took the opposite end of the spectrum, laying out his reasons why Colorado's Jon Embree has a lot of work ahead to pull his team up from the bottom of the conference.

Which one of us was right? Or were neither of us? Maybe it's the coaches perceived to be on the "hot seat" in 2012, like Cal coach Jeff Tedford or Oregon State coach Mike Riley? Or is it one of the four new coaches? Jim Mora at UCLA and Todd Graham at Arizona State are trying to change cultures. Rich Rodriguez at Arizona and Mike Leach at Washington State both carry big-time reputations.

Maybe it's another coach? Chip Kelly working without LaMichael James and Darron Thomas at Oregon? David Shaw sans Andrew Luck at Stanford? Steve Sarkisian trying to nudge the Huskies into the upper echelon of the conference, or Kyle Whittingham trying to continue building his program from a Mountain West team to a Pac-12 squad.

What say you?