Fired, resigned, retired: Looking at the FBS coaching changes in 2017
The coaching carousel is in motion in 2017.
Arkansas fired Bret Bielema on Friday. That marks nine coaching changes during the 2017 season. There are sure to be several more as the season wraps up the next two weeks.
There were 23 coaching changes in 2016, down from the 28 in 2015. Sporting News will track the coaching changes here throughout the 2017 season. Who's fired, resigned, retired and hired? Find out here.
Sean Kugler, UTEP
Resigned (Oct. 1): Sean Kugler resigned at UTEP after an 0-5 start. Kugler had an 18-36 record during his tenure with the Miners, which began in 2013.
Hired (Oct. 2): The Miners convinced former coach Mike Price to come out of retirement to be Kugler's interim replacement. Price compiled a 48-61 record in nine seasons at UTEP (2004-12) before retiring. The Miners made three bowl games during his tenure.
Gary Andersen, Oregon State
Tyson Summers, Georgia Southern
Jim McElwain, Florida
Butch Jones, Tennessee
Jim Mora, UCLA
Joey Jones, South Alabama
Paul Haynes, Kent State
Bret Bielema, Arkansas