With some of the greatest college coaches getting "up there" in age, eyes are constantly looking for the next installment of sideline generals to relieve the watch.
Most of these 10 players are heading to the NFL. Whether they will start as pros still remains to be seen, but they are definitely going to be given the opportunity. Some will go pro, but could probably benefit from getting on with a smaller school's coaching staff right out of college.
While it's great to watch guys like Nick Saban, Les Miles and Will Muschamp do their thing on the sideline, fans of teams like Texas are already wondering who can take their team over the next hurdle.
Here are 10 current players who will make great coaches at some point in the future, presented in no particular order.
*Pictures are action shots of the school's football program, not necessarily of the player himself.