Every Big 12 coaching staff change this offseason

Posted by: Chris Vannini on Thursday June 08, 2017


With fall camp and the season just a few months away, here’s a recap of the more than 30 coaching changes in the Big 12 this offseason:

Baylor - 10 changes

OUT: (not retained)
HC Jim Grobe
OC Kendal Briles
DC Phil Bennett
RB coach Jeff Lebby
WR coach Tate Wallis
OL coach Randy Clements
DL coach Chris Achuff
LB coach Jim Gush
CB coach Carlton Buckels
S coach Cris Dishman

IN:
Head coach Matt Rhule (Temple HC)
Co-OC Jeff Nixon (former 49ers TE coach)
Co-OC Glenn Thomas (Temple OC)
DC Phil Snow (Temple DC)
WR coach Bob Bicknell (former 49ers WR coach)
TE coach Joey McGuire (Cedar Hills HS head coach)
OL coach George DeLeone (Temple OL coach)
DL coach Elijah Robinson (Temple DL coach)
LB coach Mike Siravo (Temple LB coach)
DB coach Francis Brown (Temple DB coach)

Iowa State - No changes

Kansas - 3 changes

OUT:
OC Rob Likens (Arizona State)
WR coach Jason Phillips (Oregon State)
DL coach Michael Slater (Arizona State)

IN:
OC Doug Meacham (TCU co-OC)
QB coach Garrett Riley (promoted from analyst)
DL coach Jesse Williams (Ohio DL coach)

Kansas State - 2 changes

OUT:
Co-OC Del Miller (retired)
LB coach Mike Cox (departure)

IN:
QB coach Collin Klein (Northern Iowa QB coach)
DE coach Jon Fabris (St. Andrews HS assistant)

Oklahoma - 1 change

OUT:
Head coach Bob Stoops (retired)

IN:
DT coach Ruffin McNeill (Virginia DL coach)

Oklahoma State - 2 changes

OUT:
RB coach Marcus Arroyo (Oregon)
OL coach Greg Adkins (not retained)

IN:
RB coach John Wozniak (Southern Miss WR coach)
OL coach Josh Henson (Arizona State OL coach)

Texas - 10 changes

OUT: (not retained)
Head coach Charlie Strong
OC Sterlin Gilbert
DC Vance Bedford
RB coach Anthony Johnson
WR coach Charlie Williams
TE coach Jeff Traylor
OL coach Matt Mattox
DL coach Brick Haley
LB coach Brian Jean-Mary
DB coach Clay Jennings

IN:
Head coach Tom Herman (Houston HC)
OC Tim Beck (Ohio State co-OC)
DC Todd Orlando (Houston DC)
RB coach Stan Drayton (Chicago Bears RB coach)
WR coach Drew Mehringer (Rutgers OC)
TE coach Corby Meekins (Houston TE coach)
OL coach Derek Warehime (Houston OL coach)
DL coach Oscar Giles (Houston DL coach)
CB coach Jason Washington (Houston CB coach)
S coach Craig Naivar (Houston S coach)

TCU - 1 change

OUT:
Co-OC Doug Meacham (Kansas)

IN:
OL coach Chris Thomsen (Arizona State OL coach)

Texas Tech - 3 changes

OUT:
RB coach DeShaun Foster (UCLA)
OL coach Lee Hays (not retained)
DL coach Kevin Patrick (NC State)

IN:
RB coach Jabbar Juluke (LSU RB coach)
OL coach Brandon Jones (former Cal OL coach)
DL coach Terrance Jamison (former FAU DL coach)

West Virginia - 3 changes

OUT:
RB coach JaJuan Seider (Florida)
OL coach Ron Crook (Cincinnati)
CB coach Blue Adams (South Florida)

IN:
OC Jake Spavital (former Cal OC)
RB coach Tony Dews (Arizona WR coach)
CB coach Doug Belk (Alabama GA)

Related:

Every ACC coaching staff change

Chris Vannini is in his fifth year with CoachingSearch.com and serves as its managing editor. He has previously written for the Detroit Free Press, The Oakland Press, The State News, MLive.com, 247Sports and SB Nation.  A graduate of Michigan State University, Chris now lives in the Dallas-Fort Worth area.  Be sure to follow @coachingsearch and send emails to chris@coachingsearch.com.