College coaches have arguably a tougher job than NFL coaches do, as in the pros there are separate departments for scouting and player personnel duties. Coaches coach, while the scouting department finds players for the organization.
In college, not only do coaches have to coach the players, they also have to evaluate and find players on the recruiting trail. So when an assistant coach leaves a college program, it not only affects the coaching aspect of the program, but also the program's recruiting efforts too.
Every December-January we see a ton of movement in the college coaching ranks and it impacts recruiting a lot more than you think. For this piece, I'm going to give you 10 coaching changes that took place after this 2012 season that'll have big impacts on 2014 recruiting.
You may not have heard of all of these guys, but their presence will be felt on the 2014 recruiting class for their respective programs.