So far this off season, there have been 21 FBS head coaching openings. On this page, we’ll track the staff each one of them is putting together.

As all the pieces start to come together, check back on (or bookmark) this page to see how the staffs are forming as they’re officially announced.

Here is the landing page where we keep track of all the head coaching movement from the NFL and college levels, as well as coaches who have signed contract extensions this off season.

Reminder – last off season, the NCAA passed the rule allowing staffs to consist of 10 total full-time on-the-field coaches (not including the head coach himself and the strength coach). Previously, programs were only allowed 9 full-time on-the-field staffers.

NAME TITLE PREVIOUS STOP
Head Coach
Offensive Coordinator
Defensive Coordinator
Head strength coach

NAME TITLE PREVIOUS STOP
Eli Drinkwitz Head Coach NC State – OC
Offensive Coordinator
Defensive Coordinator
Head strength coach

 

NAME TITLE PREVIOUS STOP
Scot Loeffler Head Coach Boston College – OC
Terry Malone Offensive Coordinator / OL Western Michigan – RBs
Chris Hedden Running Backs Trine (D-III – IN) – OC
Erik Campbell Wide Receivers / PGC Delaware (FCS) – WRs / PGC
Max Warner Quarterbacks Bloomingdale HS (FL) – HC
Louie Addazio Tight Ends Ohio State – GA
Carl Pelini Defensive coordinator Bowling Green – DC
Jacob Schoonover Linebackers / STC Bowling Green – LBs
LaMarcus Hicks Secondary Bowling Green – Secondary
Brian VanGorder Associate HC / LBs Louisville – DC
Julian Campenni Defensive line Boston College – GA
Kevin Tolbert Head strength coach Michigan – Director of S&C (2015-17)

Current staff: 10 out of 10 positions filled

NAME TITLE PREVIOUS STOP
Jim McElwain Head Coach Michigan – WRs
Offensive Coordinator
Defensive Coordinator
Head strength coach

 

NAME TITLE PREVIOUS STOP
Will Healy Head Coach
Offensive Coordinator
Defensive Coordinator
Head strength coach

 

NAME TITLE PREVIOUS STOP
Mel Tucker Head Coach
Offensive Coordinator
Defensive Coordinator
Darrin Chiaverini Colorado – Co-OC / WRs / RC
Head strength coach

 

NAME TITLE PREVIOUS STOP
Mike Houston Head Coach James Madison (FCS – VA) – HC
Donnie Kirkpatrick Offensive Coordinator / QBs James Madison – OC / QBs
Bob Trott Defensive Coordinator / safeties James Madison – DC / safeties
Roy Tesh Special Teams / Bandits James Madison – STC / Bandits
Drew Dudzik Outside Wide Receivers James Madison – Outside WRs
Jeff Hanson Defensive Line James Madison – DL
Fontel Mines Inside WRs / TEs / RC James Madison – Inside WRs / TEs / RC
Steve Shankweiler Offensive Line James Madison – OL
De’Rail Sims Running Backs James Madison – RBs
Brandon Lynch Cornerbacks ECU – CBs
John Williams, Jr. Head strength coach James Madison – S&C
Dale Steele Director of Football Admin James Madison – Director of Football Admin

 

NAME TITLE PREVIOUS STOP
Geoff Collins Head Coach
Offensive Coordinator
Defensive Coordinator
Head strength coach

 

NAME TITLE PREVIOUS STOP
Les Miles Head Coach LSU – Head coach (2005-16)
Chip Lindsey Offensive Coordinator Auburn – OC
DJ Eliot Defensive Coordinator Colorado – DC
Chevis Jackson Defensive Backs Ball State – DBs
Luke Meadows Offensive Line Eastern Michigan – OL
Emmett Jones Outside Receivers Texas Tech – WRs
Kwahn Drake Defensive Line Colorado – DL
Mike Ekeler Special Teams Coordinator North Carolina – LBs
Head strength coach

(Current progress: 2 of 10 positions filled)

NAME TITLE PREVIOUS STOP
Chris Klieman Head Coach
Offensive Coordinator
Defensive Coordinator
Head strength coach

NAME TITLE PREVIOUS STOP
Hugh Freeze Head Coach
Offensive Coordinator
Defensive Coordinator
Head strength coach

 

NAME TITLE PREVIOUS STOP
Scott Satterfield Head Coach
Offensive Coordinator
Bryan Brown Defensive Coordinator / Corners Appalachian State – DC
Frank Ponce Quarterbacks Appalachian State – Co-OC / QBs
ShaDon Brown Safeties Colorado – DBs
Mike Sirignano Head strength coach App State – Director of S&C

 

NAME TITLE PREVIOUS STOP
Mike Locksley Head Coach
Offensive Coordinator
Defensive Coordinator
Cory Robinson Rutgers – CBs
Head strength coach

 

NAME TITLE PREVIOUS STOP
Mack Brown Head Coach
Phil Longo Offensive Coordinator / Quarterbacks Ole Miss – OC / QBs
Tommy Thigpen Co-Defensive Coordinator / safeties North Carolina – Safeties
Dre Bly Corners N/A
Tim Brewster Tight Ends Texas A&M – TEs
Tim Cross Defensive Line Air Force – Assistant HC / DL
Lonnie Galloway Wide Receivers Louisville – Co-OC / WRs
Brandon Jones Offensive Line Texas Tech – OL
Head strength coach

(Current progress: 4 of 10 positions filled)

NAME TITLE PREVIOUS STOP
Ryan Day Head Coach
Offensive Coordinator
Defensive Coordinator
Brian Hartline Wide Receivers Ohio State – Interim WRs
Mickey Marotti Head S&C Ohio State – Asst. AD for Sports Performance
Mark Pantoni Director of Player Personnel Ohio State – Asst AD for Player Personnel
Brian Voltolini DFO Ohio State – DFO

 

NAME TITLE PREVIOUS STOP
Manny Diaz Head Coach
Offensive Coordinator
Defensive Coordinator
Head strength coach

NAME TITLE PREVIOUS STOP
Jake Spavital Head Coach West Virginia – OC
Bob Stitt Offensive Coordinator Oklahoma State – Offensive analyst
Zac Spavital Defensive Coordinator Texas Tech – Co-DC / LBs
Morris Berger Tight Ends Oklahoma State – Offensive QC
Head strength coach

NAME TITLE PREVIOUS STOP
Matt Wells Head Coach Utah State – HC
David Yost Offensive Coordinator Utah State – OC / QBs
Keith Patterson Defensive Coordinator Utah State – DC / safeties
Jovon Bouknight Outside Receivers Utah State – Outside WRs
Julius Brown Defensive Backs Utah State – DBs
Steve Farmer Offensive Line Utah State – OL
DeAndre Smith Running Backs Utah State – RBs
Luke Wells Tight Ends / Inside Receivers Utah State – TEs / Inside WRs
Dave Scholz Head strength coach Utah State – Head S&C

NAME TITLE PREVIOUS STOP
Walt Bell Head Coach Florida State – OC
Offensive Coordinator
Defensive Coordinator
Head strength coach

NAME TITLE PREVIOUS STOP
Gary Andersen Head Coach
Offensive Coordinator
Defensive Coordinator
Head strength coach

 

NAME TITLE PREVIOUS STOP
Tyson Helton Head Coach Tennessee – OC
Bryan Ellis Offensive Coordinator / QBs USC – QBs
Clayton White Defensive Coordinator / CBs Western Kentucky – DC
Kenny Martin Defensive Tackles Western Kentucky – DTs
TJ Woods Offensive Line Western Kentucky – OL
Richard Owens Tight Ends Louisville – Director of On-Campus Recruiting
Jimmy Lindsey Defensive Ends Western Kentucky – DL
Maurice Crum Linebackers Western Kentucky – LBs / Co-STC
Montario Hardesty Running Backs Tennessee – Quality Control
Chris Chestnut Wide Receivers Tennessee State – WRs
Jason Veltkamp Head strength coach Cleveland Browns – S&C Coordinator

(Current progress: 9 of 10 positions filled)

 

SHARE
Content manager - Doug took the reins in 2011 and the website has been better ever since. A former college player and small college coach, Doug now serves as the head coach at Ravenna HS (MI).