Posted by ESPN.com's Heather Dinich
Here is a great summary of all of the coordinator moves that have happened this offseason, but the dust hasn't settled yet in Coral Gables.
There had been some speculation recently that Miami defensive coordinator Bill Young had been contacted by his alma mater, Oklahoma State, and the Miami Herald confirmed that in today's paper.
Miami fans know this would be a huge loss for the Canes -- huge -- especially considering Randy Shannon is still in the process of hiring an offensive coordinator. Young did an admirable job with the defense this year and is respected by both the players and his peers. He was a great hire by Shannon, and Miami needs to do what it can to keep him there.
It's not like Young is irreplaceable, though, and it appears Shannon already has a candidate or two in mind if Young decides to leave. Staff stability is so important, though, when trying to rebuild a program. Losing four coordinators in two seasons certainly doesn't help. If this defense has to learn yet another new system and new terminology, and the offense has to go through the same thing, there could be more growing pains in Year 3.