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2016 – 2017 College Football Coach Changes

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Updated on 8/8/2017:

As the 2016 season came to an end, schools lined up to make coaching changes. Here is a look at the 2016 – 2017 college football coach openings and hirings. The coaching changes here are for the 2016 season and carried over into next year for the 2017 college football coach changes.






School Previous Coach New Coach Change
Abilene Christian Ken Collums  Adam Dorrel Fired
Baylor Jim Grobe Matt Rhule Not Retained
Bryant Marty Fine James Perry Resigned
Cal Sonny Dykes Justin Wilcox Fired
Chattanooga Russ Huesman Tom Arth Resigned
Cincinnati Tommy Tuberville Luke Fickell Resigned
Connecticut Bob Diaco Randy Edsall Fired
Delaware Dave Brock Danny Rocco Fired
Eastern Washington Beau Baldwin Aaron Best Resigned
Elon Rich Skrosky Curt Cignetti Resigned
Florida Atlantic Charlie Partridge  Lane Kiffin Fired
Florida International Ron Turner Butch Davis Fired
Fresno State Tim DeRuyter Jeff Tedford Fired
Furman Bruce Fowler Clay Hendrix Resigned
Georgia State Trent Miles Shawn Elliott Fired
Houston Tom Herman Major Applewhite Resigned
Howard Gary Harrell Mike London Fired
Idaho State Mike Kramer  Ron Phenicie Fired
Indiana Kevin Wilson Tom Allen Fired
Indiana State Mike Sanford Curt Mallory Resigned
Lafayette Frank Tavani John Garrett Fired
Lamar Ray Woodard Mike Schultz Fired
LSU Les Miles Ed Orgeron Fired
Minnesota Tracy Claeys PJ Fleck Fired
Mississippi Hugh Freeze Matt Luke Resigned
Nevada Brian Polian Jay Norvell Fired
Oklahoma Bob Stoops Lincoln Riley Resigned
Oregon Mark Helfrich Willie Taggart Fired
Presbyterian Harold Nichols Tommy Spangler Resigned
Purdue Darrell Hazell Jeff Brohm Fired
Richmond Danny Rocco Russ Huesman Resigned
San Jose State Ron Caragher Brent Brennan Fired
South Florida Willie Taggart Charlie Strong Resigned
Temple Matt Rhule Geoff Collins Resigned
Texas Charlie Strong  Tom Herman Fired
UC Davis Ron Gould Dan Hawkins Fired
Western Kentucky Jeff Brohm Mike Sanford Resigned
Western Michigan PJ Fleck Tim Lester Resigned



Previous Years:

2015 College Football Coaching Changes

2014 College Football Coaching Changes

2013 College Football Coaching Changes

2012 College Football Coaching Changes

2011 College Football Coaching Changes

2010 College Football Coaching Changes

2009 College Football Coaching Changes

2008 College Football Coaching Changes

2007 College Football Coaching Changes

2006 College Football Coaching Changes


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