SEC coaching changes update

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The coaching carousel has been in full swing in the SEC the last few weeks. Here’s a breakdown per team of the new coaches for 2013.  Vanderbilt is the only school in the SEC that appears to keep the same nine assistants from last season, and only one of 18 programs to not suffer any coaching turnover.

Alabama

  • Secondary – Greg Brown (Colorado)
  • Director of Player Personnel – Kevin Steele
  • Offensive Line – Mario Cristobal (Miami)
  • Wide Receivers – Billy Napier (FSU)

Arkansas

  • Head Coach – Bret Bielema (Wisconsin)
  • Offensive Coordinator/Quarterbacks – Jim Chaney (Tennessee)
  • Defensive Coordinator – Chris Ash (Wisconsin)
  • Cornerbacks – Taver Johnson (retained)
  • Defensive Line – Charlie Partridge (Wisconsin)
  • Offensive Line – Sam Pittman (Tennessee)
  • Linebackers – Randy Shannon (TCU)
  • Running Backs – Joel Thomas (Washington)
  • Wide receivers – Michael Smith (Kansas State)
  • Tight Ends – Barry Lunney (high school)

Auburn

  • Head Coach – Gus Malzahn (Arkansas State)
  • Associate Head Coach/DLine – Rodney Garner (Georgia)
  • Co-Defensive Coordinator – Ellis Johnson (Southern Miss)
  • Co-Defensive Coordinator – Charlie Harbison (Clemson)
  • Cornerbacks – Melvin Smith (Miss State)
  • Co-Offensive Coordinator – Rhett Lashlee (Arkansas State)
  • Co-Offensive Coordinator – Dameyune Craig (FSU)
  • Offensive Line – JB Grimes (Arkansas State)
  • Running Backs – Tim Horton (Arkansas)
  • Tight Ends – Scott Fountain (Promotion)

Florida

  • Wide Receivers – Joker Phillips (Kentucky)
  • Defensive Coordinator – DJ Durkin (Promoted)
  • Defensive Line – Brad Lawing (South Carolina)

Georgia

  • Defensive Line – Chris Wilson (Miss State)

Kentucky

  • Head Coach – Mark Stoops (FSU)
  • Offensive Coordinator/QBs – Neal Brown (Texas Tech)
  • Defensive Coordinator/LBs – DJ Eliot (FSU)
  • Cornerbacks – Derrick Ansley (Tennessee)
  • Defensive Line – Jimmy Brumbaugh (East Miss CC)
  • Wide Receivers – Tommy Mainord (Texas Tech)
  • Tight Ends – Vince Marrow (Nebraska)
  • Safeties/Special Teams – Bradley Dale Peveto (Northwestern State)
  • Offensive Line – John Schlarman (Troy)
  • Running Backs – Chad Scott (Texas Tech)

LSU

  • Offensive Coordinator – Cam Cameron (Ravens)
  • Moved Greg Studrawa to offensive line solely
  • Steve Kragthorpe moved to administrative position

Mississippi State

  • Defensive Coordinator – Geoff Collins (Promotion)
  • Defensive Line – David Turner (Kentucky)
  • Secondary – Deshea Townsend (Arizona Cardinals)
  • Wide Receivers – Billy Gonzalez (Illinois)

Missouri

  • Offensive Coordinator – Josh Henson (Promotion)
  • Associate Head Coach/QBs – Andy Hill (Promotion)

Ole Miss

  • Defensive Backs – Jason Jones (Oklahoma State)

South Carolina

  • Defensive Line – Deke Adams (North Carolina)

Tennessee

  • Head Coach – Butch Jones (Cincinnati)
  • Offensive Coordinator/QBs – Mike Bajakian (Cincinnati)
  • Defensive Coordinator – John Jancek (Cincinnati)
  • Assistant Head Coach/DLine – Steve Stripling (Cincinnati)
  • Wide Receivers/Recruiting Coordinator – Zach Azzanni (Wisconsin)
  • Tight Ends – Mark Elder (Cincinnati)
  • Offensive Line – Don Mahoney (Cincinnati)
  • Defensive Backs – Willie Martinez (Auburn)
  • Linebackers – Tommy Thigpen (Auburn)
  • Running Backs – Robert Gillespie (West Virginia)

Texas A&M

  • Co-Offensive Coordinator/QBs – Jake Spavital (WVU)
  • Co-Offensive Coordinator/RBs – Clarence McKinney (Promotion)
  • Linebackers – Mark Hagen (Indiana)
  • Special Teams – Jeff Banks (UTEP)

Photo Credit: James Lang-US PRESSWIRE

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