Heupel's offenses perform great in the first quarter, then taper off throughout the game. This tells me that the opponent's defense figures them out rather quickly, coupled with Tennessee/UCF's defense tiring in the fourth quarter from all the hurry up activity. I think he was more successful at UCF because the other teams had a hard time keeping up athletically, where the P5 teams have a lot more quality depth. Just my two cents, but I don't think Heupel is much more than an above-average coach with some good gimmicks that work.
It was obviously going to come up when the Oklahoma job opened up this past weekend, but Josh Heupel made it clear on Tuesday that his focus was on “Just for myself and my family, we absolutely love Knoxville, and we came to Tennessee because of the power of the T.