New College Football Coordinators with Toughest Tasks in 2014

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New College Football Coordinators with Toughest Tasks in 2014
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New Georgia defensive coordinator Jeremy Pruitt could face some issues in his first season in Athens.

Each winter, college football’s coaching carousel spins with furious abandon, seemingly faster with each passing year.

The dominoes fall from the highest level to college football’s lowest rung, affecting everyone from power-five programs to the sacrificial lambs who march into power-five stadiums for a huge paycheck on autumn Saturdays.

A recent article estimated that 103 college football coaches were affected by Mack Brown’s resignation at Texas alone, from Louisville coach Charlie Strong on down.

We focus on the head coaches who shuffle, but the coordinators who change zip codes are equally important. Last winter, over 50 FBS coordinators changed jobs, whether they were following their boss to a new job, chasing a bigger paycheck or simply taking a job, period.

And some jobs are easier than others. Here are five coordinators who face potentially difficult transitions this fall.

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