College football changes head coaches more than flashy athletes change sport vehicles. Programs are always looking for the next best thing, the guy who can lead them to the big dance. Shying away from tired and grizzled veterans, more schools are hiring young and energized coordinators.
These are guys with no head coaching experience, but they have paid their dues by putting in work on one side of the ball or the other. They have learned from some of the best and are ready to become the leader of a football program.
It won't be long before several coordinators earn head coaching jobs. Here's who's next in line.