This year’s banner reflects the growing significance of AI technology as experts predict that AI technology will revolutionize various industries, including sports. Moreover, some experts predict that AI will achieve artificial general intelligence (AGI) by the end of 2024, but most believe the milestone is still years away—if possible at all.
You may be curious as to why AGI is significant. AGI means that AI engines can perform any intellectual tasks humans can do and even learn independently. AGI will be a substantial milestone for humanity as machines will become more intelligent than us, meaning machines will replace man as the most intelligent entity on the planet.
Whether AGI is achieved or not, AI has already disrupted the status quo and will continue to do so, leading us into a new era likely to have a more significant impact than the 18th and 19th centuries Industrial Revolution. Take some time to chew on the implications of all this.
In the meantime, here are the latest updates on head coaching changes in NCAA FBS college football.
Nick Saban: The GOAT Retires
Farewell to Nick Saban, a true master of college football head coaching, whose unparalleled skills and dedication have left an indelible mark on the sport.
As a former college football player, former amateur coach, and son of a coach, I’ve always admired coaches like Nick Saban from afar because people like him are very rare to find. You could see his understanding of the game and his dedication to his players and coaches, even if you weren’t one of his players.
His ability to develop players and coaching staff into a cohesive unit that consistently produced the best college football teams for so many years was awe-inspiring. It is a feat so rare that one may witness it only once in a lifetime.
With Saban’s retirement, college football lost one of its greatest head coaches—the best college head coach I’ve seen on the gridiron in my 60+ years.Nkosi Narmer
So, here’s to Coach Saban. Thanks for all your years of dedication to developing athletes and coaches to be the best they can be and for showing us the kind of leadership and mentorship that makes a real difference in sports and life. You have created a legacy that will have a lasting impact for many years.
Enjoy your retirement, Coach Saban!
Last updated on January 13, 2024.
2023-2024 NCAA FBS Head Coaching Changes
|Reason For Move
|New Coach, Former School and Position
|Jonathan Smith, Oregon State HC
|Mike Elko, Duke HC
|Spencer Danielson, BSU DC
|San Diego State
|Sean Lewis, Colorado OC
|Jeff Lebby, Oklahoma OC
|David Braun, Northwestern DC
|Fran Brown, Georgia DB Coach
|Moved on to Michigan State
|Trent Bray, Oregon State DC
|Bronco Mendenhall, Virginia HC (2016-2021)
|Willie Fritz, Tulane HC
|Curt Cignetti, James Madison HC
|Moved on to Texas A&M
|Manny Diaz, Penn State DC
|University of Louisiana at Monroe (ULM)
|Bryant Vincent, New Mexico OC
|University of Texas at El Paso (UTEP)
|Scotty Walden, Austin Peay (FCS school) HC
|Middle Tennessee State
|Derek Mason, Oklahoma State DC
|Jeff Choate, Texas Co-Defensive Coordinator
|Moved on to Indiana
|Bob Chesney, Holy Cross (FCS) HC
|Moved on to Houston
|John Sumrall, Troy HC
|Moved on to Tulane
|Gerad Parker, Notre Dame OC
|New Mexico State
|Tony Sanchez, New Mexico State WRC
|Jay Sawvel, Wyoming DC
|Kalen DeBoer, Washington HC
|Pac-12 (Big Ten, 2024)
|Moved on to Alabama
|Jedd Fisch, Arizona HC
|Pac-12 (Big 12, 2024)
|Moved on to Washington
|Brent Brennan, San Jose State HC
|San Jose State
|Moved on to Arizona
|Ken Niumatalolo, UCLA TE coach
|Major Applewhite, South Alabama OC
|Pete Lembo, South Carolina AHC
|Moved on to the NFL's LA Chargers
|Sherrone Moore, Michigan OC