Only 6 of the 18 head coaches hired in 2008 are at the same school

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Today, we saw an interesting note that prompted us to take a look back at the head coaching turnover before the 2008 college football season. 18 new head coaches were named prior to the 2008 season. Of those 18, only six are still in the same job today (4+ seasons later). 

 Program

Coach

Record / Where they are now

 Arkansas

 Bobby Petrino

 Not currently coaching

 Baylor 

 Art Briles

 28-25 

 Colorado State

 Steve Fairchild 

 Working with the San Diego Chargers

 Duke

 David Cutcliffe 

 15-34

 Georgia Tech 

 Paul Johnson 

 36-21

 Hawaii

 Greg McMackin

 Retired

 Houston 

 Kevin Sumlin 

 Now at Texas A&M

 Michigan 

 Rich Rodriguez 

 Now at Arizona

 Mississippi

 Houston Nutt 

 Working for CBS Sports

 Navy

 Ken Niumatalolo 

 33-22

 Nebraska 

 Bo Pelini 

 41-13

 Northern Illinois

 Jerry Kill 

 Now at Minnesota 

 SMU 

 June Jones 

 24-24

 Southern Miss

 Larry Fedora 

 Now at North Carolina

 Texas A&M 

 Mike Sherman 

 Offensive coordinator - Dolphins

 UCLA

 Rick Neuheisel 

 Working with the Pac-12 Network

 Washington State 

 Paul Wulff 

 Offensive assistant with the 49ers 

 West Virginia

 Bill Stewart

 Deceased 

Fairly surprising that just over 4 years later, only 33% of these guys were still in place. 

As you can see, of the head coaches still with their original school, Bo Pelini has accounted for the most wins (41). We saw an additional note from the Nebraska SID stating that Pelini is also one of only a handful (six) of other coaches to win at least 9 games in their first four seasons at a BCS level school (Tom Osborne, Frank Solich, Barry Switzer, Larry Coker & Bobby Petrino while at Louisville). Impressive.

This weekend, Pelini and the Huskers take on Wisconsin up at Camp Randall, and they'll be "spotlighting" some cool new shoes. The game can be see on ABC at 8pm ET.