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2006 College Football Coaching Changes

Jan
31
2007
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Category: College Football Coaching News, Featured News

Here’s a quick run-down on the college football coaching changes. Open Positions are listed at the top, filled positions at the bottom…

Coaching Changes:

Air Force:
Fisher DeBerry replaced by Troy Calhoun

Former Candidates:
Oklahoma State offensive coordinator Larry Fedora
Notre Dame defensive line coach Jappy Oliver
Illinois Offensive Line coach Ed Warriner
Nevada codefensive coordinator Tim DeRuyter
Wake Forest offensive coordinator Steed Lobotzke
Former Colorado and Air Academy High School coach Gary Barnett
Air Force assistant Brian Knorr
Notre Dame defensive line coach Jappy Oliver
Kansas State assistant Tim Horton.

Former Coach: Fisher DeBerry

Alabama:
Mike Shula replaced by Nick Saban

Former Candidates:
Clemson coach Tommy Bowden
Cleveland Browns defensive coordinator Todd Grantham
Arizona Cardinals coach Dennis Green
Cal coach Jeff Tedford
NY Giants coach Tom Coughlin
Wake Forest coach Jim Grobe
LSU Offensive Coordinator Jimbo Fisher
Georgia Tech coach Chan Gailey
Tampa Bay Bucs coach Jon Gruden
Navy coach Paul Johnson
Arkansas coach Houston Nutt
Texans assistant Mike Sherman
Oklahoma coach Bob Stoops
Louisville coach Bobby Petrino

Former Coach: Mike Shula

Army:
Bobby Ross replaced by Army Offensive Line coach Stan Brock

Arizona State:
Dirk Koetter replaced by Dennis Erickson

Former Candidates:
Tennessee Titans offensive coordinator Norm Chow
USC offensive coordinator Lane Kiffin
USC assistant head coach Steve Sarkisian
Former Cal and Detroit Lions coach Steve Marriucci
Utah (Arena) coach Danny White
UTEP coach Mike Price
Tennessee Titans Defensive coordinator Dave McGinnis
UCLA def. coordinator DeWayne Walker
Giants QB coach Rick Neuheisel
Former Colorado coach Gary Barnett

Former Coach: Dirk Koetter

Boston College:
Tom O’Brien replaced by
Jeff Jagodzinski

Former Candidates:
Pitt Steelers QB Coach Mark Whipple
NY Giants Assistant Coach Kevin Gilbride
Richmond Coach Dave Clawson
Tulsa Coach Steve Kragthorpe
Nebraska Offensive Coordinator Jay Norvell

Others:
Navy coach Paul Johnson
Wake Forest coach Jim Grobe
Former Notre Dame coach Bob Davie
Former NFL coach Jim Fassel
NY Giant coach Tom Coughlin
Giants QB coach Kevin Gilbride
Former Stanford coach Walt Harris
Harvard coach Tim Murphy
Patriots assistant Dante Scarnecchia
Texans assistant Mike Sherman

Former Coach: Tom O’Brien

Central Michigan:
Brian Kelly/Jeff Quinn replaced by Butch Jones

Former Candidates:
Missouri Off. Coordinator Dan Christensen
Washington OL coach Mike Denbrock
WVU Assistant Butch Jones
Penn State assistant Ron Vanderlinden
University of San Diego Coach Jim Harbaugh
CMU Interim Head Coach Jeff Quinn

Former Coach: Brian Kelly/Jeff Quinn

Cincinnati:
Mark Dantonio replaced by Pat Narduzzi (interim) replaced by Brian Kelly

Florida International:
Don Strock replaced by Mario Cristobal

Former Candidates:
Georgia Defensive Coordinator Willie Martinez
Chargers TE coach Rob Chudzinski
Miami def. coordinator Randy Shannon
Arkansas QB coach Alex Wood

Former Coach: Don Strock


Idaho:
Dennis Erickson replaced by Robb Akey

Former Candidates:
Giants QB coach Kevin Gilbride
Portland St. coach Tim Walsh
Montana coach Bobby Hauck
Former Michigan State assistant head coach Blaine Bennett
Rutgers offensive coordinator Craig Ver Steeg
ex-Michigan State assistant and former Vandals linebacker Mike Cox
Tampa Bay Buccaneers assistant Art Valero
Former ASU coach Dirk Koeter

Former coach: Dennis Erickson

Iowa State:
Dan McCarney replcaed by Gene Chizik

LA Tech:
Jack Bicknell replaced by Dereck Dooley

Former Candidates:
LSU assistant Todd Monken
Central Arkansas coach Clint Conque
Hawaii def. coordinator Jerry Glanville
Valdosta State coach Chris Hatcher
Dolphins OLB coach Travis Jones
Clemson off. coordinator Rob Spence

Former coach: Jack Bicknell

Louisville:
Bobby Petrino replaced by Steve Kragthorpe

Former Candidates:
Louisville Co-DC Mike Cassity
Louisville assoc. head coach Greg Nord
Boise State coach Chris Petersen
Louisville off. coordinator Paul Petrino

Former coach: Bobby Petrino

Miami:
Larry Coker replaced by Randy Shannon

Candidates:
Former Miami QB Bernie Kosar
Former Wisconsin coach Barry Alvarez
Richmond coach Dave Clawson
LSU off. coordinator Jimbo Fisher
Wake Forest coach Jim Grobe
Tulsa coach Steve Kragthorpe
Texas Tech coach Mike Leach
Former NFL coach Steve Mariucci
TCU coach Gary Patterson< br />Miami def. coordinator Randy Shannon
Oklahoma coach Bob Stoops
Cal coach Jeff Tedford
Georgia coach Mark Richt
Arkansas coach Houston Nutt
South Florida coach Jim Leavitt

Former Coach: Larry Coker

Minnesota
Glen Mason replaced by Tim Brewster

Former Candidates:
USC co-off. Coordinator Lane Kiffin
Montana coach Bobby Hauck
Wisconsin Co-Offensive Coordinator Paul Chryst
Indianapolis Colts coach Tony Dungy
TCU coach Gary Patterson
Oklahoma DC Brent Venables
Notre Dame OC Michael Haywood

Others:
Former Colorado coach Gary Barnett
Ohio coach Frank Solich
LSU Defensive Coordinator Bo Pelini
Michigan def. coordinator Ron English
LSU off. coordinator Jimbo Fisher
East Carolina coach Skip Holtz
UCLA DC DeWayne Walker
Columbia coach Norries Wilson
Tennesse Titans Offensive Coordinator Norm Chow
North Dakota St. coach Craig Bohl
Former Vikings & Cardinals coach Dennis Green
Former Iowa State coach
Dan McCarney
Toledo coach Tom Amstutz
Texas A&M; special teams coach Mark Tommerdahl
KC Chiefs Defensive Backs coach David Gibbs
Boise St. coach Chris Petersen
Former Miami coach Larry Coker
Notre Dame DC Rick Minter
Jaguars assistant Mike Tice
Former NC State OC Marc Trestman
UCLA DC DeWayne Walker

Former Coach: Glen Mason

Michigan State :
John L. Smith replaced by Mark Dantonio

North Carolina:
John Bunting replaced by Butch Davis

North Carolina St:
Chuck Amato replaced by Tom O’Brien

Former Candidates:
Tennessee Titans offensive coordinator Norm Chow
Navy coach Paul Johnson
Tulsa coach Steve Kragthorpe
Tennessee offensive coordinator David Cutliffe
LSU Offensive Coordinator Jimbo Fisher
Former ECU coach Steve Logan
Former Georgia coach Jim Donnan
East Carolina coach Skip Holtz
Texans assistant Mike Sherman
Pittsburgh Steelers coach Bill Cowher

Former Coach: Chuck Amato

North Texas:
Darrell Dickey replaced by Todd Dodge

Former Candidates:
South Carolina defensive coordinator Tyrone Nix
Texas tight ends coach Bruce Chambers
James Madison coach Mickey Matthews
UTEP Defensive coordinator Eric Price
Texas Tech offensive coordinator Sonny Sykes
TCU Offensive coordinator Mike Shultz
UAB assistant head coach Pat sullivan
Nebraska DL coach John Blake
Southern Miss assistant Randy Butler

Former coach: Darrell Dickey

Rice:
Todd Graham replaced by David Bailiff

Former Candiates:
Fmr Miami coach Larry Coker
Rice def. coordinator Paul Randolph
Arizona defensive coordinator Mark Stoops
LSU defensive coordinator Bo Pelini
Former Denver Broncos defensive line coach Andre Patterson
Texas A&M; offensive coordinator Les Koenning Jr.
Oklahoma St. OC Larry Fedora

Stanford:
Walt Harris replaced by Jim Harbaugh

Former Candidates:
Former NY Giants coach Jim Fassell
Oregon Def. Coordinator Nick Aliotti
Montana coach Bobby Hauck
Chargers WR coach James Lofton
LSU defensive coordinator Bo Pelini
Falcons offensive coordinator Greg Knapp

Others:
Texas Tech coach Mike Leach
Auburn Offensive coordinator Al Borges
Broncos TE coach Tim Brewster
Former NFL coach Steve Mariucci
San Jose State coach Dick Tomey
Bears off. coordinator Ron Turner
UCLA def. coord. DeWayne Walker

Former coach: Walt Harris

Tulane:
Chris Scelfo replaced by Bob Toledo

Candidates:
Ga. Tech off. coordinator Patrick Nix
S. Car. def. coordinator Tyrone Nix
Bills assistant Bobby April
Nebraska DL coach John Blake
Clemson assistant Burton Burns
San Diego coach Jim Harbaugh
W. Virginia off. coordinator Calvin Magee
Texas assistant Mac McWhorter

Former coach: Chris Scelfo

Tulsa:
Steve Kragthorpe replaced by Todd Graham

Former Candidates:
Flordia assistant Charlie Strong
Former Miami coach Larry Coker
TU offensive coordinator Charlie Stubbs
Oklahoma DC Brett Venables
Oklahoma St. OC Larry Fedora
Former Texas A&M; coach RC Slocum
Former Minnesota coach Glen Mason
Former Iowa State coach Dan McCarney
Appalachian St. coach Jerry Moore
Ohio coach Frank Solich
Browns DB coach Mel Tucker
USC Co-Offensive coordinator Lane Kiffin
NDSU coach Craig Bohl
Former Notre Dame coach Bob Davie
Steelers QB coach Mark Whipple
LSU Defensive coordinator Bo Pelini
FSU Offensive Coordinator Jimbo Fisher
Florida OC Dan Mullen
Texas A&M; OC Les Koenning Jr
U of Texas D-Coordinator Duane Akina
NY Jets OC Brian Schottenheimer
Illinois State Head Coach Denver Johnson

Former coach: Steve Kragthorpe

UAB:
Watson Brown replaced by Neil Callaway

Former Candidates:

Oregon Def. coach John Neal

Former Coach: Watson Brown

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