Will it be Lane Kiffin? Larry Fedora? Les Miles?

The hot-button issue in college football these days is who Houston will name as its next head coach.

On Thursday night, Houston Board of Regents chairman Tilman Fertitta addressed the school’s coaching search, naming four finalists for the position — former LSU coach Les Miles, Alabama offensive coordinator Lane Kiffin, Houston offensive coordinator Major Applewhite and Houston interim coach Todd Orlando:

Amid all the head coaching rumors, Houston is preparing to face San Diego State in the Las Vegas Bowl. Whether the Cougars have a new leader in place by the Dec. 17 matchup remains to be seen.