With Central Michigan’s announcement of the hire of Detroit Lions special teams coordinator John Bonamego, all NFL and FBS head coaching jobs have now officially been filled. However, there is always some movement from assistant coaches following national signing day.
As far as coordinator jobs go (highlighted in red in the chart below), Boston College and Rutgers are the only remaining programs looking to fill their offensive coordinator job, while UCLA, TCU, Central Michigan, and Bowling Green are all looking to hire coordinators on the defensive side of the ball. Texas and Illinois are the only two teams looking for a special teams coordinator.
There are also some top-tier position coaching jobs out there available like at Arkansas coaching the running backs (the past three guys to coach RBs under Bielema left for NFL RB jobs), or the LSU wide receivers job, or the Notre Dame running backs job to name a few.
With that said, and the 2015 signing day firmly in the rear view mirror, here’s a current look at the 20 top open jobs in college football.
– Air Force: Quarterbacks
– Arkansas: Running backs
– Boston College: Offensive coordinator
– Bowling Green: Defensive coordinator and 1 defensive assistant
– Central Michigan: Defensive coordinator
Florida: Wide receivers
– Illinois: Defensive line, special teams coordinator
– LSU: Wide receivers
– Miami (FL): Defensive line
– Notre Dame: Running backs
– Oklahoma State: Offensive line
– Purdue: Wide receivers
– Rutgers: Offensive coordinator
– UNC: 1 defensive position
– TCU: Defensive coordinator
– Texas: Defensive line, Tight ends / special teams
– UCLA: Defensive coordinator
– Washington State: Wide receivers
With various NFL teams still looking to fill some open spots on their staff, this list remains fluid, and anything can happen.
There are a number of open jobs left open beyond this list at the FBS level, this is just a peek at some of the top jobs currently available as things sit today.
As always, keep glued to The Scoop for the latest developments.