Every SEC coaching staff change this offseason

Posted by: Chris Vannini on Tuesday June 20, 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 SEC this offseason. Every school had at least one change.

ALABAMA - 3 CHANGES

OUT:
OC Lane Kiffin (FAU head coach)
OC Steve Sarkisian (Falcons OC)
WR coach Billy Napier (Arizona State OC)
OL coach Mario Cristobal (Oregon co-OC)

IN:
OC Brian Daboll (Patriots TE coach)
WR coach Michael Locksley (promoted from analyst)
TE coach Joe Pannuzio (Eagles director of personnel operations)

ARKANSAS - 2 CHANGES

OUT:
DC Robb Smith (Minnesota DC)
DL coach Rory Segrest (not retained)

IN:
DL coach John Scott Jr. (Jets assistant DL coach)
OLB coach Chad Walker (Falcons defensive assistant)

AUBURN - 3 CHANGES

OUT:
OC Rhett Lashlee (UConn OC)
TE coach Scott Fountain (not retained)
DB coach Wes McGriff (Ole Miss DC)

IN:
OC Chip Lindsey (Arizona State OC)
TE coach Larry Porter (UNC RB coach)
DB coach Greg Brown (Missouri DL coach)

FLORIDA - 3 CHANGES

OUT:
DC Geoff Collins (Temple HC)
OL coach Mike Summers (Louisville OL coach)
DB coach Torrian Gray (Redskins DB coach)

IN:
RB coach JaJuan Seider (West Virginia RB coach)
OL coach Brad Davis (North Texas OL coach)
DB coach Corey Bell (USF DB coach)

GEORGIA - 1 CHANGE

OUT:
DL coach Tracy Rocker (not retained)

IN:
DL coach Tray Scott (Ole Miss DL coach)

KENTUCKY - 2 CHANGES

OUT:
DC D.J. Eliot (Colorado DC)
DL coach Jimmy Brumbaugh (Maryland co-DC)

IN:
DL coach Derrick LeBlanc (North Texas DL coach)
OLB coach Dean Hood (Charlotte TE coach)

LSU - 3 CHANGES

OUT:
RB coach Jabbar Juluke (not retained)
WR coach Dameyune Craig (not retained)
ST coordinator Bradley Dale Peveto (not retained)

IN:
OC Matt Canada (Pitt OC)
RB coach Tommie Robinson (USC RB coach)
WR coach Mickey Joseph (LA Tech RB coach)

OLE MISS - 5 CHANGES

OUT:
Co-OC Dan Werner (not retained)
DC Dave Wommack (retired)
WR coach Grant Heard (Indiana WR coach)
DL coach Chris Kiffin (FAU DC)
S coach Corey Batoon (FAU co-DC)
DL coach Tray Scott (Georgia DL coach)

IN:
OC Phil Longo (Sam Houston State OC)
DC Wes McGriff (Auburn DC)
WR coach Jacob Peeler (Cal IWR coach)
DL coach Freddie Roach (Alabama director of player development)
LB coach Bradley Dale Peveto (LSU ST coordinator)

MISSISSIPPI STATE- 4 CHANGES

OUT:
DC Peter Sirmon (Louisville DC)
QB coach Brian Johnson (Houston OC)
TE coach Scott Sallach (moved off-field)
S coach Maurice Linguist (Minnesota DB coach)

IN:
DC Todd Grantham (Louisville DC)
QB coach Brett Elliott (Texas State OC)
TE coach D.J. Looney (Georgia GA)
S coach Ron English (former San Jose State DC)

MISSOURI - 2 CHANGES

OUT:
DL coach Jackie Shipp (dismissed)
DB coach Greg Brown (Auburn DB coach)

IN:
DL coach Brick Haley (former Texas DL coach)
OLB coach Brian Odom (Washington State QC)

SOUTH CAROLINA - 1 CHANGE

OUT:
OL coach Shawn Elliott (Georgia State HC)

IN:
OL coach Eric Wolford (former 49ers assistant OL coach)

TENNESSEE - 5 CHANGES

OUT:
OC Mike Debord (Indiana OC)
WR coach Zach Azzanni (Bears WR coach)
OL coach Don Mahoney (not retained)
DL coach Steve Stripling (moved off-field)
DB coach Willie Martinez (Cincinnati CB coach)

IN:
QB coach Mike Canales (Utah State RB coach)
WR coach Kevin Beard (FIU WR coach)
OL coach Walt Wells (promoted from QC)
DL coach Brady Hoke (former Oregon DC)
DB coach Charlton Warren (UNC DB coach)

TEXAS A&M - 1 CHANGE

OUT:
DB coach Ron Cooper (former FIU DC)

OUT:
DB coach Terry Joseph (UNC DB coach)

VANDERBILT - 1 CHANGE

OUT:
OLB coach Osia Lewis (off-field)

IN:
Warren Belin (former Wake Forest director of recruiting)

See CoachingSearch’s 2017 offseason studies

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.