College Football Coaching Carousel: Mike Elko Finalizing Texas A&M Staff

    Track every open job, potential hot seat, and all the movement around the 2023-24 college football coaching carousel in real time.

    The 2023-24 college football coaching carousel has been a fun ride. Before the carousel began, big-time college football openings had popped up just the same as some big-time names have now filled those roles.

    Here’s a look at where we stand with updated job openings across the nation and those who have filled some prestigious spots.

    2023-24 College Football Coaching Carousel

    We’re taking it job by job, role by role, and listing them all out for you in an easy-to-read format.

    2023-24 Head Coaching Jobs

    The coaches listed below have left a post or taken a new post. Each coach’s previous job was a head coach unless otherwise listed.

    Texas A&M Aggies

    IN: Mike Elko (Duke)
    OUT: Jimbo Fisher (fired)

    Michigan State Spartans

    IN: Jonathan Smith (Oregon State)
    OUT: Mel Tucker (fired, with cause)

    Mississippi State Bulldogs

    IN: Jeff Lebby (Mississippi State, Offensive Coordinator)
    OUT: Zach Arnett (fired)

    Northwestern Wildcats

    IN: David Braun (interim, promoted)
    OUT: Pat Fitzgerald (fired, with cause)

    Syracuse Orange

    IN: Fran Brown (Georgia, Defensive Backs)
    OUT: Dino Babers (fired)

    Oregon State Beavers

    IN: Trent Bray (Oregon State, Defensive Coordinator, promoted)
    OUT: Jonathan Smith (Michigan State)

    Indiana Hoosiers

    IN: Curt Cignetti (James Madison)
    OUT: Tom Allen (fired)

    San Diego State Aztecs

    IN: Sean Lewis (Colorado, Offensive Coordinator)
    OUT: Brady Hoke (retired)

    Houston Cougars

    IN: Willie Fritz (Tulane)
    OUT: Dana Holgorsen (fired)

    Boise State Broncos

    IN: Spencer Danielson (Boise State, Defensive Coordinator, promoted)
    OUT: Andy Avalos (fired)

    UTEP Miners

    IN: Scotty Walden (Austin Peay)
    OUT: Dana Dimel (fired)

    UL-Monroe Warhawks

    IN: Bryant Vincent (New Mexico, Offensive Coordinator)
    OUT: Terry Bowden (fired)

    Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders

    IN: Derek Mason
    OUT: Rick Stockstill (fired)

    New Mexico Lobos

    IN: Bronco Mendenhalll
    OUT: Danny Gonzales (fired)

    Wyoming Cowboys

    IN: Jay Sawvell (Wyoming, Defense Coordinator, promoted)
    OUT: Craig Bohl (retired)

    James Madison Dukes

    IN: Bob Chesney (Holy Cross)
    OUT: Curt Cignetti (Indiana)

    Duke Blue Devils

    IN: tbd
    OUT: Mike Elko (Texas A&M)

    Nevada Wolf Pack

    IN: tbd
    OUT: Ken Wilson (fired)

    Tulane Green Wave

    IN: tbd
    OUT: Willie Fritz (Houston)

    Grambling State Tigers

    IN: tbd
    OUT: Hue Jackson (fired)

    2023-24 Assistant Coaching Jobs

    The coaches listed below have left a post or taken a new post.

    Alabama Crimson Tide

    OUT: Coleman Hutzler (ST/OLB)

    Arizona State Sun Devils

    IN: Marcus Arroyo (Offensive Coordinator/QB Coach)
    IN: Diron Reynolds (Defensive Line Coach)
    IN: Vince Amey (Analyst)

    OUT: Beau Baldwin (Offensive Coordinator)
    OUT: Vince Amey (Defensive Coordinator)

    Arkansas Razorbacks

    IN: Bobby Petrino (Offensive Coordinator; Texas A&M)
    IN: Eric Mateos (Offensive Line)

    OUT: Dan Enos (Offensive Coordinator)
    OUT: Cody Kennedy (Offensive Line)

    Auburn Tigers

    OUT: Wes McGriff (Defensive Backs; temporary)

    Baylor Bears

    IN: Jake Spavital (Offensive Coordinator)

    OUT: Jeff Grimes (Offensive Coordinator)
    OUT: Eric Mateos (Offensive Line)

    BYU Cougars

    OUT: Steve Clark (Tight Ends)
    OUT: Darrell Funk (Offensive Line)

    Cal Golden Bears

    IN: Mike Bloesch (Offensive Coordinator, promoted)

    Charlotte 49ers

    OUT: Kyle De Van (offensive Line)

    Clemson Tigers

    IN: Matt Luke (Offensive Line)
    IN: Chris Rumph (Defensive Ends)

    OUT: Thomas Austin (Offensive Line)
    OUT: Lemanski Hall (Defensive Ends)

    Colorado Buffaloes

    IN: Phil Loadholt (Offensive Line)

    OUT: Sean Lewis (Offensive Coordinator)
    OUT: Tim Brewster (Tight Ends)
    OUT: Nick Willaims (Defensive Ends)
    OUT: Darian Hagan (Running Backs)

    Duke Blue Devils

    OUT: Adam Cushing (Offensive Line)
    OUT: Ishmael Aristide (Cornerbacks)

    ECU Pirates

    IN: John David Baker (Offensive Coordinator)

    OUT: Donnie Kirkpatrick (Offensive Coordinator)

    Florida Gators

    OUT: Corey Raymond (Secondary)
    OUT: Sean Spencer (Defensive Line)

    Georgia Bulldogs

    OUT: Fran Brown (Defensive Backs)

    Georgia Southern Eagles

    OUT: Kevin Whitley (Cornerbacks)

    Indiana Hoosiers

    IN: Ola Adams (Defensive Backs)
    IN: Bryant Haines (Defensive Coordinator)
    IN: Mike Shanahan (Offensive Coordinator)
    IN: Tino Sunseri (Quarterbacks)
    IN: Grant Cain (Special Teams)
    IN: Pat Kuntz (Offensive Line)

    OUT: Walt Bell (Offensive Coordinator)
    OUT: Chad Wilt (Defensive Coordinator)

    Iowa Hawkeyes

    OUT: Brian Ferents (Offensive Coordinator)

    James Madison Dukes

    OUT: Bryant Haines (Defensive Coordinator)
    OUT: Mike Shanahan (Offensive Coordinator)
    OUT: Tino Sunseri (Quarterbacks)
    OUT: Grant Cain (Special Teams)
    OUT: Pat Kuntz (Offensive Line)

    Kansas Jayhawks

    IN: Jeff Grimes (Offensive Coordinator; Baylor)

    OUT: Andy Kotelnick (Offensive Coordinator)

    Kansas State Wildcats

    OUT: Collin Klein (Offensive Coordinator)

    Kentucky Wildcats

    OUT: Scott Woodward (Wide Receivers)

    Louisiana Tech Bulldogs

    OUT: Scott Power (Defensive Coordinator)
    OUT: Myles Carelock (Defensive Backs)
    OUT: Nate Johnson (Defensive Backs)

    Marshall Thundering Herd

    IN: Seth Doege (Offensive Coordinator)

    Michigan Wolverines

    OUT: Chris Partridge (Linebackers)

    Michigan State Spartans

    IN: Jim Michalczik (Offensive Line)
    IN: Keith Bhonapha (Running Backs)
    IN: Blue Adams (tbd)
    IN: Brian Lindgren (Offensive Coordinator)
    IN: Diron Reynolds (Defensive Line)

    Minnesota Golden Gophers

    OUT: Andrew Sowder (Tight Ends)

    Mississippi State Bulldogs

    IN: Coleman Hutzler (Defensive Coordinator)
    IN: Jon Cooper (tbd)
    IN: Cody Kennedy (Offensive Line)

    Notre Dame Fighting Irish

    IN: Mike Brown (Wide Receivers)

    OUT: Chansi Stuckey (Wide Receivers)

    Oklahoma Sooners

    IN: Seth Littrell (Co-Offensive Coordinator)

    OUT: Jeff Lebby (Offensive Coordinator)

    Ole Miss Rebels

    OUT: John David Baker (Tight Ends)

    Oregon State Beavers

    IN: Ryan Gunderson (Offensive Coordinator)
    IN: Kyle De Van (Offensive Line)

    OUT: Jim Michalczik (Offensive Line)
    OUT: Brian Wozniak (Tight Ends)
    OUT: Keith Bhonapha (Running Backs)
    OUT: Blue Adams (Defensive Backs)
    OUT: Brian Lindgren (Offensive Coordinator)

    Penn State Nittany Lions

    IN: Andy Kotelnick (Offensive Coordinator; Kansas)

    OUT: Mike Yurcich (Offensive Coordinator)

    Pittsburgh Panthers

    OUT: Frank Cignetti Jr. (Offensive Coordinator/QBs)

    Purdue Boilermakers

    OUT: Seth Doege (Tight Ends)

    San Diego Aztecs

    IN: Darian Hagan (Running Backs)

    Southern Miss Golden Eagles

    OUT: Dan O’Brien (Defensive Coordinator)
    OUT: Brandon Lacy (Defensive Line)
    OUT: Cayden Cochran (Tight Ends)
    OUT: Mark Criner (Outside Linebackers)

    Syracuse Orange

    IN: Jeff Nixon (Offensive Coordinator)
    IN: Elijah Robinson (Defensive Coordinator)
    IN: Nick Williams (Defensive Ends)
    IN: Jeff Nixon (Offensive Coordinator)

    Texas A&M Aggies

    IN: Collin Klein (Offensive Coordinator)
    IN: Adam Cushing (Offensive Line)
    IN: Ishmael Aristide (Cornerbacks)
    IN: Sean Spencer (Defensive Line)

    OUT: Bobby Petrino (Offensive Coordinator)
    OUT: Elijah Robinson (Defensive Line)

    UCLA Bruins

    OUT: D’Anton Lynn (Defensive Coordinator)
    OUT: Ryan Gunderson (Quarterbacks)

    USC Trojans

    IN: D’Anton Lynn (Defensive Coordinator; UCLA)

    OUT: Alex Grinch (Defensive Coordinator)

    Vanderbilt Commodores

    OUT: Nick Howell (Defensive Coordinator)
    OUT: Joey Lynch (Offensive Coordinator)
    OUT: Dan Jackson (Defensive Backs)

    Wisconsin Badgers

    OUT: Mike Brown (Receivers)

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