Ten College Football Coaches Ready to Make the Jump to the NFL

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Ten College Football Coaches Ready to Make the Jump to the NFL

Only two current college football coaches have held their post for over 20 years: Joe Paterno (Penn State—44 years) and Frank Beamer (Virginia Tech—23 years).

They sure don’t make them like they used to.

Year after year, contracts become more lucrative, incentives become more attractive, and patience for mediocrity wears thin.

Because of these realities, the college football coaching landscape is in a constant state of flux and coaches bounce around.

And for some coaches (the good ones, mostly) opportunities arise to coach at the highest level: The National Football League.

Here’s a list of 10 current college coaches who just might be ready to take the plunge into the dark, murky waters of the NFL.

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