College Football Coaches in New Places for 2020

Several of the nation’s top college football programs have hired new coaches this offseason. Some of these names are established leaders known throughout the country, while others are getting their first opportunities to run a team. Many organizations hire these coaches when they get their jobs to speak about their experience and the football team they have inherited. People are excited to hear their fresh perspectives at different conferences, meetings and other events. 

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Eli Drinkwitz is the head coach at the University of Missouri. Prior to taking over the Tigers, he got his first head coaching opportunity at Appalachian State. In one season guiding the Mountaineers,...

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Jeff Hafley is the head football coach at Boston College. Hafley spent one season previously as the co-defensive coordinator and secondary coach at Ohio State, a year in which the Buckeyes made the Co...

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Jeff Scott is the head football coach at the University of South Florida. The Florida native had an extensive resume in the profession prior to being hired by the Bulls in 2019. Scott was born in Flor...

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Jeff Traylor is the head football coach at the University of Texas-San Antonio. He has a lifetime of experience coaching football in the Lonestar State. Prior to arriving at UTSA, he took his only out...

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Jimmy Lake is the head football coach of the University of Washington. Lake took over for Chris Petersen prior to the 2020 season after spending the previous two years as the Huskies defensive coordin...

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Kalen DeBoer is the head football coach at Fresno State University. DeBoer worked with former Bulldogs head coach, Jeff Tedford, from 2017-18 as offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach. He spent...

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Lane Kiffin is the head football coach at the University of Mississippi. Kiffin again became recognized as one of the top coaches in the country during a three-year run at Florida Atlantic. He led the...

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Marcus Arroyo is leading UNLV football into a new era as the head coach of the Rebels. Previously, Arroyo built a reputation as one of the brightest offensive minds in college football as the offensiv...

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Mike Norvell is the head football coach at Florida State University. Norvell built a reputation as one of the top rising coaches in the country during a four-year tenure at Memphis. He led the Tigers...

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Ricky Rahne is the head football coach of one of the most potential-rich programs in the country. Rahne was hired at Old Dominion in 2019 after spending six seasons on the coaching staff at Penn State...

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Ryan Silverfield is the head football coach at the University of Memphis. Silverfield was promoted to the role after serving on the most successful coaching staff in Tigers history. He originally join...

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Sam Pittman is the head football coach at the University of Arkansas. Prior to becoming a head coach, Pittman had extensive coaching experience, primarily working with the offensive line at several di...

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Steve Addazio is currently the head football coach at Colorado State University. Addazio proved himself as a head coach first at Temple for two seasons and then for another seven years at Boston Colle...

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Willie Taggart is the head coach at Florida Atlantic University and the former head football coach of the Florida State Seminoles.  Prior to arriving in Tallahassee, Taggart spent one season at the Un...