Whether a college football coach has been in his position for a lifetime or a week, one thing is for certain – someday, he won’t be the man leading the program anymore. Every program, like it or not, eventually moves on.
Of course, the reason it happens is different in every situation. Some coaches, like Brady Hoke, get fired for bad performance on the field. Others, like Steve Sarkisian, lose their jobs because because of off-the-field issues. Some get forced out because the situation has become stale. Some just retire.
We’ve gone through and made some bold predictions regarding who we think will be hired next at a number of top programs. Wondering who’s going to be the next head coach at the likes of Michigan, Ohio State, Notre Dame and Alabama? Read on.