We already track the hires of the new coaches around college football via our Staff Tracker, but with all the coordinator and position coaching changes in the coaching profession every off season, we wanted to provide a place to go to track those as well.

Here, we will share the openings and hirings of new offensive coordinators, covering both the hires for new head coaches, and established head coaching hiring replacements.

Some of the top tier offensive coordinator jobs open right now include Auburn, LSU, TCU, and Baylor (among others).

Top tier and veteran offensive coordinators coaches currently on the market include Chad Morris, Noel Mazzone, Rod Smith, David Yost, Larry Fedora, Mike Yurcich, Eric Kiesau and Bodie Reeder.

(We signified one offensive line coach leaving for another offensive line job in parenthesis)

Current count of offensive coordinator changes: 26

There were 56 total offensive coordinator changes following last season.

Note: This page will be updated frequently; but as always, check The Scoop for the latest movement of the day.

PROGRAM 2019 COACH 2020 COACH
Tony Petersen Frank Ponce

Reason for change: Petersen left for the opportunity to become the offensive coordinator at Illinois for Bret Bielema. The addition of Ponce was made official in mid-January

Noel Mazzone Brennan Carroll

Context: Head coaching change. Carroll was brought in from the Seahawks, where he worked under his father as offensive line coach / run game coordinator.

Keith Heckendorf Keith Heckendord

Context: Head coaching change. AJ Milwee originally accepted the offensive coordinator opportunity, but later decided to join Steve Sarkisian’s Texas staff as quarterbacks coach. Butch Jones then turned to retaining Keith Heckendorf as offensive coordinator.

Chad Morris Mike Bobo

Context: Head coaching change. The night of January 6th, we shared that Bryan Harsin was targeting South Carolina offensive coordinator Mike Bobo. Auburn formally announced the addition of Bobo on January 7th.

Larry Fedora Jeff Grimes

Context: Larry Fedora was let go after one season. On January 4th, the program announced the hire of BYU offensive coordinator Jeff Grimes as their new play caller.

Eric Kiesau Tim Plough

Context: Head coaching change. UC Davis (FCS) offensive coordinator / quarterbacks coach Tim Plough was tabbed as the new OC for Andy Avalos.

Charlie Frye

Context: On January 23rd, Frye left to become the quarterbacks coach on Brian Flores’ staff with the Dolphins.

Clint Trickett Michael Johnson / Drew Mehrings (co-OCs)

Context: Co-offensive coordinator Clint Trickett was let go on January 3rd after four seasons on staff.

Rich Skrosky Tim Harris Jr.

Context: Butch Davis decided to take the offense in a new direction back on December 23rd, letting go of offensive coordinator Rich Skrosky. Running backs coach Tim Harris Jr. was announced as the team’s new offensive coordinator on January 12th.

Bob DeBesse Doug Ruse

Context: Offensive coordinator Bob DeBesse was fired in late November. Ruse spent the last three games as the interim offensive coordinator before being named to the permanent post shortly following the season.

Rod Smith Tony Petersen

Context: Head coaching change.

Eddie Gran Liam Coen

Context: In early December, Mark Stoops announced that Eddie Gran had been let go. Rams assistant quarterbacks coach Liam Coen was hired as the program’s new OC.

Dwayne Ledford

Context: A report January 22nd shared that Ledford was expected to become the offensive line coach for new Falcons head coach Arthur Smith. 

Steve Ensminger Jake Peetz & DJ Mangas

Context: Steve Ensminger decided to retire from his on-field role and move into an analyst role for the program. Orgeron decided to move on from passing game coordinator Scott Linehan after one season. Peetz and Mangas were both added from the Carolina Panthers staff, where they worked under former LSU offensive coordinator Joe Brady.

Eman Naghavi

Context: Head coaching change.

Scottie Montgomery Dan Enos

Context: Mike Locksley announced in early January that Montgomery and the program were parting ways and a few days later the Terps announced Cincinnati running backs coach / assistant head coach Dan Enos as their new offensive play caller.

Kirk Ciarrocca Mike Yurcich

Context: In the same release announcing the departure of Kirk Ciarocca after one year with the program, Penn State announced the hire of Mike Yurcich as the team’s new offensive coordinator.

Mike Canales

Context: On December 18th, head coach Dana Dimel announced the dismissal of Mike Canales.

Kenny Edenfield Major Applewhite

Context: Head coaching change.

Mike Bobo Marcus Satterfield

Context: New head coach Shane Beamer decided to retain Mike Bobo. However, a few weeks later Bobo decided to leave for the same post under Bryan Harsin at Auburn, thus opening the position on Beamer’s staff once again. Beamer then turned to Carolina Panthers assistant offensive line coach Marcus Satterfield to call the Gamecocks offense.

Matt Kubik Desmond Lindsey (Pass Game) / Cody Kennedy (Run Game)

Context: Head coaching change

Mike Yurcich / Herb Hand

Context: Head coaching change.

Sonny Cumbie

Context: Sonny Cumbie left to become the offensive coordinator at Texas Tech – his alma mater.

David Yost Sonny Cumbie

Context: David Yost was let go at the conclusion of the season, and alumnus Sonny Cumbie was brought back to serve as the Red Raiders offensive play caller.

Will Hall Chip Long

Context: Will Hall left to become the head coach at Southern Miss, and Willie Fritz turned to former Notre Dame offensive coordinator Chip Long to replace him

Bodie Reeder Anthony Tucker

Context: Head coaching change. Tucker was hired away from UCF, where he served as co-offensive coordinator / running backs coach.

Todd Fitch

Context: Head coaching change.

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