College football coaching carousel: A look at who's out and who's in – OregonLive

The 2019 college football regular season is complete, championship weekend is approaching and bowl season is just around the corner. Now as the calendar has turned to December, the coaching carousel is rapidly picking up pace.

Below is a look at who has been fired (or resigned) and who has been hired in the college coaching world.


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Washington Huskies

WHO’S OUT? Chris Petersen, 54-26 in six seasons

WHOS’ IN? The Huskies are promoting defensive coordinator Jimmy Lake, 42, to head coach. Lake has served as DBs coach and co-DC before taking over as defensive coordinator in 2018.

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Arkansas Razorbacks

WHO’S OUT? Chad Morris, 14-23 in just under two seasons at Arkansas

WHO’S IN? A few names has heard: Iowa State’s Matt Campbell, Washington State’s Mike Leach and Lane Kiffin

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Boston College Eagles

WHO’S OUT? Steve Addazio, 44-44 in seven seasons


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Florida State Seminoles

WHO’S OUT? Willie Taggart, 9-12 in less than two seasons

WHO’S IN?┬áNames linked to the FSU opening include Notre Dame’s Brian Kelly, Iowa State’s Matt Campbell, Mike Norvell of Memphis and James Franklin of Penn State

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WHO’S OUT? Barry Odom, 25-25 in four seasons


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Ole Miss Rebels

WHO’S OUT? Matt Luke, 15-21 in three seasons


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Rutgers Scarlett Knights

WHO’S OUT? Chris Ash, 8-32 in just under four seasons

WHO’S IN? Greg Schiano is back at Rutgers, where he went 68-67 from 2001 to 2011 as head coach, guiding the Scarlett Knights to six bowl appearances before jumping to the NFL.


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South Florida Bulls

WHO’S OUT? Charlie Strong, 21-16 in three seasons

WHO’S IN? The Bulls could turn to a familiar face and bring back Willie Taggart, according to veteran college football reporter Bruce Feldman. Taggart coached at South Florida from 2013-16 before moving on to Oregon and Florida State.

New Mexico Lobos

WHO’S OUT? Bob Davie, 35-64 in eight seasons


Old Dominion Monarchs

WHO’S OUT? Bobby Wilder, 77-56 after 11 seasons


UNLV Rebels

WHO’S OUT? Tony Sanchez, 20-40 in five seasons


UTSA Roadrunners

WHO’S OUT? Frank Wilson, 19-29 in four seasons


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