So lets talk realistic replacements for Bielema. Please no Clay Heltons or getting Bob Stoops to come outta retirement. Don’t mention Chip Kelly because he ain’t comin… No Gruden!
Current Head Coaches:
Mike Norvell - Memphis
• He is from Texas and played college ball at UCA
• Has a high powered/high scoring offense and solid attacking defense
• Coaching Tree: Malzahn and Todd Grahm at Tulsa, Graham at Pittsburgh and Ariz State
Neal Brown - Troy
• From Kentucky, played WR at Kentucky
• Has a high powered/high scoring offense and solid defense (currently best in conference)
• Coaching Tree: Played for Tony Franklin and Mike Leach at Kentucky. Coached with Larry Blakeney at Troy,
Tubberville at Texas Tech, Mark Stoops at Kentucky.
If we go Coordinator :
Brent Venables - DC Clemson
• Kansas native, played at Kansas State
• Has a solid attacking defense that held Bama to 31pts in NC game. Broyles Award Winner.
• Coaching Tree: Played for and began coaching with Bill Snyder at K State, Bob Stoops at Oklahoma, Dabo Sweeney at Clemson.
Jake Spavital - OC/QB coach West Virginia
• Tulsa native, played at Missouri State
• Runs a high scoring Air Raid Offense
• Coaching Tree: Started his coaching career with Malzahn at Tulsa, Kevin Sumlin and Dana Holgerson at Houston, followed Holgerson to OK State and Mike Gundy, followed Holgerson to West Virginia, Sumlin again at Texas A&M where he coached Manzel, returned to West Virginia
Who would you like to have take over the program?