So far this off season, there have been 28 FBS head coaching openings (which includes Temple opening twice). 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.

If you happen to notice one that has become official that hasn’t made the list yet, shoot a note to @CoachSamz or [email protected]

Tom Arth Head Coach UT-Chattanooga (FCS) – HC
Tommy Zagorski Offensive Coordinator / OL Eastern Kentucky (FCS) – OC / TEs / Tackles / Assistant Head Coach
Bryan Gasser Passing Game Coordinator / WRs Iowa State – WRs
Matt Feeney Defensive Coordinator / ILBs UTC – DC
Brian Cochran Defensive Line Kent State – DL
Chris Cook Tight Ends / Tackles UTC – Tackles / TEs / RC
Shelton Felton Outside Linebackers / Defensive Ends Tennessee – Offensive QC
Chris Hurd Special Teams Coordinator UTC – STC / RBs
Oscar Rodriguez, Jr. Safeties UTC – LBs
Jonathdan Cooley Corners / Nickels Kent State – DBs
Jayden Everett Running Backs Eastern Illinois (FCS) – RBs
Chad Pearson Head strength coach UTC – Director of Athletic Performance
Scott Aligo Player Personnel UTC – Personnel
Ben Murphy Director of football Operations Akron – DFO

(Current Staff: 10 of 10 positions filled)

Eli Drinkwitz Head Coach / OC NC State – OC
Ted Roof Defensive Coordinator NC State – Assistant HC / Co-DC / Safeties
Erik Link Special Teams  Coordinator Louisiana Tech – STC
DJ Smith Defensive Assistant Appalachian State – OLBs
Justin Watts Offensive Assistant Appalachian State – WRs / RC
Shawn Clark Assistant HC / OL Appalachian State – OL
Garrett Riley Running Backs Kansas – TEs / FBs
Greg Gasparato Defensive Assistant Appalachian State – Safeties
Charlie Harbison Defensive Assistant Arizona Cardinals – Assistant DBs
Buddy Wyatt Defensive Line SMU – DL
Pat Washington Offensive Assistant South Carolina – TEs
Jeff Jones Head strength coach Luther (D-III – IA) – Director of Athletic Performance
Andy Lutz Director of Football Operations Georgia Tech – Director of Player Personnel

(Current staff: 9 out of 10 positions filled)

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
Steve Morrison Linebackers Syracuse (2012) – 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)

Jim McElwain Head Coach Michigan – WRs
Charlie Frye Offensive Coordinator Ashland (D-II – OH) – WRs
Robb Akey Defensive Coordinator Florida (2017 – DL)
Kevin Barbay Assistant HC / WRs Stephen F. Austin (FCS – TX) – QBs
Ryan Beard STC / Safeties Louisville – Safeties
Mike Cummings Offensive Line VMI (FCS) – OL
Mark Debastiani Linebackers Alabama A&M (FCS) – DL
Cory Hall Defensive Backs Central Michigan – DBs
Justin Hinds Defensive Line Samford (FCS – AL) – DL
Cornell Jackson Running Backs UTEP – RBs
Tavita Thompson Tight Ends / Tackles Central Michigan – TEs / RC
Head strength coach
Albert Karschnia Director of Player Personnel Central Michigan – Director of Player Personnel
Ben Presnell Director of Football Operations Central Michigan – Director of Football Operations

(Current staff: 10 out of 10 positions filled)

Will Healy Head Coach Austin Peay (FCS – TN) – HC
Alex Atkins Offensive Coordinator Tulane – OL
Mark Carney Quarterbacks Virginia State – OC / QBs
Brandon Cooper Co-defensive coordinator / safeties Austin Peay (FCS – TN) – DC / DBs
Eddie Hicks Cornerbacks Southern Miss – CBs
Max Thurmond Special Teams Coordinator / LBs Central Arkansas (FCS) – DC
Sean Dawkins Running Backs / Run Game Coordinator Austin Peay (FCS) – RBs
Montario Hardesty Receivers Tennessee – Offensive QC
Marcus West Assistant HC / Co-DC / DL Minnesota – DL
Zac Alley Nickels Clemson – GA
Chris Laskowski Director of Sports Performance
Carter Crutchfield DFO

(Current staff: 9 of 9 positions filled)

Jamey Chadwell Head Coach Coastal Carolina – Assistant HC / OC
Willie Korn Co-Offensive Coordinator / QBs
Defensive Coordinator
Chad Staggs Linebackers Charleston Southern (FCS) – DC
Skylor Magee Defensive Line Georgia State – DL
Joey King Wide Receivers Cartersville HS (GA) – HC
Patrick Covington Offensive Line / Assistant HC Coastal Carolina – OL
Newland Isaac Co-Offensive Coordinator / RBs Coastal Carolina – RBs
Chad Scott Director of football strength, speed & conditioning Charleston Southern (FCS) – Head S&C


Mel Tucker Head Coach Georgia – DC
Jay Johnson Offensive Coordinator / QBs Georgia – Offensive QC
Tyson Summers Defensive Coordinator Georgia – Defensive QC
Darrin Chiaverini Receivers / Recruiting coordinator Colorado – Co-OC / WRs / RC
Ross Els Inside Linebackers Colorado – ILBs
Darian Hagan Running Backs Colorado – RBs
Chris Kapolovic Offensive Line / Run Game Coordinator UNC – OC / OL / Associate HC
Al Pupunu Tight Ends Weber State (FCS) – TEs
Travares Tillman Safeties
Jimmy Brumbaugh Defensive Line Maryland – Co-DC / DL
Drew Wilson Director of S&C


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
Byron Thweatt Inside Linebackers Marshall – LBs
John Williams, Jr. Head strength coach James Madison – S&C
Dale Steele Director of Football Admin James Madison – Director of Football Admin
JP Gunter Director of Recruiting / Player Personnel The Citadel (FCS) – STC / Recruiting Coordinator
Nina Baloun Director of Football Operations Houston – Director of Internal Football Operations

(Current progress: 10 of 10 positions filled)

Geoff Collins Head Coach Temple – HC
Dave Patenaude Offensive Coordinator / QBs Temple – OC / QBs
Andrew Thacker Defensive Coordinator / LBs Temple – DC / LBs
Tashard Choice Running Backs / Offensive RC North Texas – RBs
Kerry Dixon Wide Receivers Toledo – RBs
Nathan Burton Co-Defensive Coordinator / Safeties Temple – DBs
Jeff Popovich Defensive Backs / Defensive STC Boise State – CBs
Chris Wiesehan Tight Ends / Offensive STC Temple – OL / RGC
Marco Coleman Defensive Line Raiders – Assistant DL
Larry Knight Defensive Ends / Outside LBs / Defensive RC Temple – OLBs / DRC
Brent Key Assistant HC / Offensive Line / Run Game Coordinator Alabama – OL
Lewis Caralla Head strength coach Buffalo – Head S&C
Ryan Horton Director of Applied Sports Science Temple – Assistant S&C
Vince Sinagra Chief of Staff Temple – Chief of Staff
Scott Wallace Director of Football Operations Temple – DFO

(Current progress: 10 of 10 positions filled)

Dana Holgorsen Head Coach West Virginia – HC
Brandon Jones Co-Offensive coordinator / OL UNC – OL
Joe Cauthen Defensive Coordinator / LBs Arkansas State – DC
Marquel Blackwell Co-Offensive Coordinator / QBs West Virginia – QBs
Tyron Carrier Assistant HC / WRs West Virginia – WRs
Doug Belk Co-Defensive Coordinator / CBs West Virginia – CBs
Blake Gideon Safeties / STC Georgia State – CBs
Shannon Dawson Offensive Assistant Southern Miss – OC
Brian Early Defensive Line Arkansas State – DL
Justin Johnson Running Backs Kansas – WRs
Zac Etheridge Corners Louisiana – Corners
Darl Bauer Director of Strength & Performance West Virginia – Assistant Director of S&C
Daikiel Shorts Jr. Director of Player Development West Virginia – Program Assistant
Mark Scott Special Teams Analyst West  Virginia – LBs / special   teams
Ryan Kahn Defensive Recruiting Coordinator Northwestern –  Scouting Assistant
Joe Alcoser Director of Football Operations
Alex Brown Coordinator of recruiting
Chris Scott Defensive Recruiting Coordinator Houston – Offensive Recruiting Coorrdinator

(Current progress: 10 of 10 positions filled)

Les Miles Head Coach LSU – Head coach (2005-16)
Les Koenning Offensive Coordinator Southern Miss – RBs
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
Clint Bowen Safeties Kansas – DC / asst HC / CBs
Tony Hull Running Backs Kansas – RBs
Jeff Hecklinski Tight Ends Indiana State (FCS) – OC / QBs
Head strength coach
Jay Niemann Defensive Analyst Rutgers – DC
Christopher Woods Analyst Texas State – DC
Alex Knisely Director of Football Video Operations Northwestern – Assistant director of video operations

(Current progress: 10 of 10 positions filled)

Chris Klieman Head Coach NDSU (FCS) – HC
Courtney Messingham Offensive Coordinator / TEs NDSU (FCS) – OC / RBs
Scottie Hazelton Defensive Coordinator / LBs Wyoming – DC
Collin Klein Quarterbacks Kansas State – QBs
Conor Riley Offensive Line NDSU (FCS) – OL / RGC
Jason Ray Wide Receivers NDSU (FCS) – WRs
Joe Klanderman Safeties NDSU (FCS) – DBs
Van Malone Corners Mississippi State – Defensive QC
Brian Anderson Running Backs Indiana State (FCS) – RBs
Buddy Wyatt Defensive Line Appalachian State – DL
Head strength coach

(Current progress: 9 of 10 positions filled)

Hugh Freeze Head Coach Ole Miss (2012-16) – HC
Kent Austin Co-Offensive Coordinator / QBs Hamilton Ti-Cats (CFL) – Advisor
Scott Symons Defensive Coordinator / Safeties Memphis – LBs
Maurice Harris Co-Offensive Coordinator / WRs Ole Miss – TEs
Sam Gregg Offensive Line West Georgia (D-II) – OC / OL
Ben Aigamaua Tight Ends Ole Miss – GA / Community Relations
Tanner Burns Special Teams Coordinator Arkansas – QC
Bruce Johnson Running Backs Indiana – Assistant AD / Director of on-campus recruiting
Josh Aldridge Defensive Line Lenoir-Rhyne (D-II – NC) – DC / LBs
Rickey Hunley Cornerbacks Incarnate Word (FCS) – Safeties / RC
Kyle Pope Linebackers Alabama – DL Grad Assistant
Dominic Studzinski Head strength coach Ole Miss – Assistant S&C
RJ Fleming Offensive Quality Control TCU – Offensive GA
Kyle DeArmon Off-Field Role Liberty – WRs
Aaron Wilkins Off-Field Role Liberty – Spurs and Nickels

(Current progress: 10 of 10 positions filled)

Scott Satterfield Head Coach Appalachian State – HC
Dwyane Ledford Offensive Coordinator / OL NC State – OL / RGC
Bryan Brown Defensive Coordinator / Corners Appalachian State – DC
Frank Ponce Quarterbacks Appalachian State – Co-OC / QBs
ShaDon Brown Safeties Colorado – DBs
Stu Holt Special Teams / TEs Appalachian State – STC / RBs
Cort Dennison Co-Defensive Coordinator / OLBs Oregon – OLBs
Mark Ivey Defensive Line Appalachian State – OLBs
Dale Jones Inside Linebackers Appalachian State – Co-DC / ILBs
Chad Scott Running Backs North Carolina – RBs
Gunter Brewer Wide Receivers Eagles – WRs
Mike Sirignano Head strength coach App State – Director of S&C
Josh Thompson Director of Football Operations
Stephen Field Director of Recruiting

(Current progress: 10 of 10 positions filled)

Mike Locksley Head Coach Alabama – OC
Scottie Montgomery Offensive Coordinator / QBs ECU – HC
Jon Hoke Defensive Coordinator / Safeties Tampa Bay Bucs – DBs
Cory Robinson Corners / Defensive PGC Rutgers – CBs
John Papuchis Special Teams Coordinator / ILBs North Carolina – DC / LBs
John Reagan Offensive Line Penn (FCS) – OC
Elijah Brooks Running Backs DeMatha Catholic HS (MD) – HC
Mike Miller Tight Ends Alabama – Offensive GA
Delbert Cowsette Defensive Line Albany (FCS – NY) – DL
Brian Williams Outside Linebackers UAB – LBs
Joker Phillips Co-OC / WRs Cincinnati – WRs
Ryan Davis Head strength coach Colorado State – WRs

(Current progress: 10 of 10 positions filled)

Thomas Hammock Head Coach Baltimore Ravens – RBs
Eric Eidsness Offensive Coordinator South Dakota State (FCS) – OC
Derrick Johnson Defensive Coordinator Purdue – CBs
Robert Wimberly Co-Defensive Coordinator / LBs Liberty – Associate HC / DC
Jordan Gigli Defensive Line North Dakota – DL
Daryl Agpalsa Offensive Line Buffalo – OL
Atif Austitn Running Backs / STC Patriots – RBs
Houston Jones Wide Receivers Concordia St. Paul (D-II – MN)
Tony Sorrentino Tight Ends FAU – DFO
Aaron Wilkins Corners Dwight D. Eisenhower (IL) – HC
Travis Moore Defensive Ends Liberty – DBs

(Current staff: 10 out of 10 positions filled)

Manny Diaz Head Coach Temple – HC
Dan Enos Offensive Coordinator Alabama – QBs
Blake Baker Defensive Coordinator LA Tech – DC
Emphraim Banda Co-Defensive Coordinator / Safeties Miami – Safeties
Jess Simpson Associate Head Coach / DL Miami – DL
Jonathan Patke Outside Linebackers / STC Miami – OLBs
Butch Barry Offensive Line Tampa Bay Bucs – Assistant OL
Eric Hickson Running Backs Kansas State – RBs
Mike Rumph Cornerbacks Miami – CBs
Taylor Stubblefield Wide Receivers Air Force – WRs
Stephen Field Tight Ends Louisville – TEs
David Feeley Director of S&C Temple – Head S&C

(Current progress: 10 of 10 positions filled)

Mack Brown Head Coach ESPN Analyst
Phil Longo Offensive Coordinator / Quarterbacks Ole Miss – OC / QBs
Jay Bateman Defensive Coordinator Army – DC
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
Stacy Searels Offensive Line Miami – OL
Robert Gillespie Running Backs North Carolina – RBs
Scott Boone Special Teams Coordinator / OLBs Wake Forest – Offensive Analyst
Brian Hess Head strength coach Army – Head S&C

(Current progress: 10 of 10 positions filled)

Ryan Day Head Coach Ohio State – OC / QBs
Kevin Wilson Offensive Coordinator Ohio State – OC / TEs
Jeff Hafley Co-Defensive Coordinator 49ers – DBs
Greg Mattison  Co-Defensive Coordinator  Michigan – DL
Brian Hartline Wide Receivers Ohio State – Interim WRs
Mike Yurcich QBs / Passing Game Coordinator Oklahoma State – OC
Matt Barnes Special Teams Coordinator / Assistant Secondary Coach Maryland – STC / LBs
Al Washington Linebackers Michigan – LBs
Larry Johnson Associate Head Coach / DL Ohio State – Associate HC / DL
Tony Alford Assistant Head Coach for Offense / RBs Ohio State – Assistant Head Coach for Offense / RBs
Greg Studrawa Offensive Line Ohio State – OL
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

(Current progress: 10 of 10 positions filled)

Rod Carey Head Coach* Northern Illinois – HCs
Mike Uremovich Co-Offensive Coordinator Northern Illinois – OC / Assistant HC
Jeff Knowles Defensive Coordinator Northern Illinois – DC
Joe Tripodi Offensive Line Northern Illinois – OL
Jeff Knowles Defensive Assistant Northern Illinois – DC
Melvin Rice Defensive Assistant Northern Illinois – CBs
Walter Stewart Defensive Assistant Northern Illinois – DL
Craig Harmon Quarterbacks Coach Northern Illinois – QBs
Ed Foley Assistant Coach Temple – TEs / STC
Thad Ward Offensive Assistant Illinois – RBs
Fran Brown Assistant Head coach / Co-DC Baylor – Assistant HC / CBs
Brad Ohrt Head Strength and Conditioning Coach NIU – Head S&C

(Current progress: 10 of 10 positions filled)
*Manny Diaz had originally accepted the job, but left for Miami following the retirement of Mark Richt

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
Tevin Mims Outside Linebackers Texas Tech – GA
Ron Antione Wide Receivers Texas State – WRs
Clay McGuire Offensive Line Texas State – OL
Tremaine Jackson Defensive Line Abilene Christian (FCS – TX) – DC
Head strength coach

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
Joe Lorig Special Teams Coordinator / Defensive Assistant Memphis – STC / OLBs
Dave Scholz Head strength coach Utah State – Head S&C


Chip Lindsey Head Coach Kansas – OC
Ryan Pugh Offensive Coordinator / OL BYU – OL
Brandon Hall Defensive Coordinator / Safeties Troy – LBs
Davern Williams Defensive Line Akron – DL
Cole Weeks Tight Ends / S-Backs Auburn – Offensive GA
John Carr Inside Receivers / Assistant HC Louisiana-Monroe – WRS / RC
Andrew Warwick Inside Linebackers Jacksonville State (FCS – FL) – DC
Brian Blackmon Special Teams Coordinator / RBs Troy – STC
Bam Hardmon Run Game Coordinator / OLBs Troy – OLBs
Cornelius Williams Passing Game Coordinator / Outside Reveivers Troy – WRs
Ray Brown Corners Abilene Christian (FCS – TX) – Secondary
Head strength coach


Walt Bell Head Coach Florida State – OC
Offensive Coordinator
Azzaar Adbul Rahum Defensive Coordinator / Corners
Luke Paschall Assistant HC / STC / WRs
Jon Bills Tight Ends / Recruiting Coordinator
Fredi Knighten Running Backs
Jim Jackson Offensive Line
David Duggan Co-Defensive Coordinator / LBs
Jason Tudryn Defensive Assistant
Head strength coach
Rory Pommerening GM / Assistant AD

Gary Andersen Head Coach Utah – Assistant HC / DL
Mike Sanford Offensive Coordinator Western Kentucky – HC
Justin Ena Defensive Coordinator / ILBs Utah – Co-STC / LBs
Jason Phillips Wide Receivers / PGC Salt Lake Stallions (AAF) – WRs / PGC
Frank Maile Assistant HC / TEs Utah State – Co-DC / DL
Stacy Collins Special Teams Coordinator / RBs Utah State – ILBs
TJ Woods Offensive Line Western Kentucky – OL
Mike Caputo Safeties LSU – Defensive GA
Bojay FIlimoeatu Outside Linebackers San Jose State – LBs
Jordan Hicks Head strength coach Utah – Assistant Director of Sports Performance


Neal Brown Head Coach Troy
Chad Scott Co-Offensive Coordinator / RBs North Carolina – TEs
Vic Koenning Defensive Coordinator Troy – DC
Matt Moore Offensive Line Troy – OC / OL
Jordan Lesley Defensive Line Troy – DL
Jahmile Addae Secondary Minnesota – DBs
Al Pogue Outside Linebackers Troy – CBs
Sean Reagan Quarterbacks Troy – Co-OC / QBs
Blake Seiler Inside Linebackers Kansas State – DL
Xavier Dye Wide Receivers Clemson – Offensive GA (WRs)
Travis Trickett Inside Receivers / Tight Ends Georgia State –  OC /  QBs
Mike Joseph Assistant AD / Head S&C West Virginia – Assistant AD / Head S&C


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
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
Garrret Chachere Running Backs Southeastern Louisiana (FCS) – RBs / PGC
Chris Chestnut Wide Receivers Tennessee State – WRs
Mike Goff Offensive Line USC – Assistant OL
Andy LaRussa Special teams / safeties USC – Assistant Special Teams
Jason Veltkamp Head strength coach Cleveland Browns – S&C Coordinator

(Current progress: 10 of 10 positions filled)


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