10 Current College Football Coaches Who Were Great Players

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10 Current College Football Coaches Who Were Great Players
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Steve Sarkisian with BYU.

Sometimes it is the worst players that make the best coaches. Some guys have the high intelligence and understand the game well, but just didn't have the athleticism and ability to make plays consistently. Those guys usually become the coaches while the great players go on to play professionally and make the big bucks.

But what about the college football coaches who happened to have a solid playing career?

The list isn't a long one, but there are a handful of active coaches who were productive players. Some of these coaches broke school records, won numerous individual awards and one of them has even walked away with a Heisman Trophy.

Let's check out 10 current college football head coaches who were able to hold their own on the gridiron.

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