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Comings and goings in the SEC

12/15/2011

It’s that time of year in the SEC with coaches coming and going.

Ole Miss is the only school to have a head coaching change. Georgia, LSU, Mississippi State and Vanderbilt have yet to have any changes on their staffs.

Here’s an update of who’s in and who’s out at each school:

ALABAMA

OUT

  • Offensive coordinator/quarterbacks coach Jim McElwain left to take the Colorado State head coaching job.

ARKANSAS

OUT

  • Offensive coordinator/quarterbacks coach Garrick McGee left to take the UAB head coaching job.

  • Defensive coordinator Willy Robinson wasn’t retained.

  • Special teams coordinator/outside linebackers coach John L. Smith left to take the Weber State head coaching job.

IN

  • Offensive coordinator/quarterbacks coach Paul Petrino was hired from Illinois.

  • Defensive coordinator Paul Haynes was hired from Ohio State.

AUBURN

OUT

  • Offensive coordinator/quarterbacks coach Gus Malzahn left to take the Arkansas State head coaching job.

  • Defensive coordinator Ted Roof left to take the UCF defensive coordinator’s job.

FLORIDA

OUT

  • Offensive coordinator/quarterbacks coach Charlie Weis left to take the Kansas head coaching job.

KENTUCKY

OUT

  • Co-defensive coordinator/defensive backs coach Steve Brown wasn’t retained.

OLE MISS

OUT

  • Head coach Houston Nutt and his staff weren’t retained.

IN

  • Head coach Hugh Freeze was hired from Arkansas State, where he was the head coach.

  • Defensive coordinator/safeties coach Dave Wommack was hired from Arkansas State.

  • Defensive line coach Chris Kiffin was hired from Arkansas State.

  • Linebackers coach Tom Allen was hired from Arkansas State.

  • Recruiting coordinator/tight ends coach Maurice Harris was hired from Arkansas State.

  • Offensive line coach Matt Luke was hired from Duke.

SOUTH CAROLINA

OUT

  • Running backs coach Jay Graham left for a job as running backs coach at Tennessee.

TENNESSEE

OUT

  • Assistant head coach/receivers coach Charlie Baggett wasn’t retained.

  • Special teams coordinator/tight ends coach Eric Russell left to take a job on the Washington State staff.

IN

  • Running backs coach Jay Graham was hired from South Carolina.