Every year, new college football head coaches burst onto the scene and make a name for themselves.
The step from assistant to head coach is one of the toughest in sports, and while some make the transition easier than others, there is no question it is a difficult step for anybody.
The step can be especially hard for those taking over a completely new program. For some, it is so difficult because the program they are taking over is decimated with no hope of a revival, no matter who the head coach is.
Others, on the other hand, are just not ready for the big time.
Here are 10 head coaches who may have been better-served keeping their jobs as assistants.