Will Deion Sanders, Bob Chesney Make FCS-to-FBS Coaching Jump?

College football programs draw coaches from many different places. There are the conventional routes, like poaching a sitting FBS coach or hiring a coordinator. Schools have gotten a little creative in recent years, like Texas Tech hiring Baylor assistant coach Joey McGuire or Arkansas hiring Georgia offensive line coach Sam Pittman. There was also North Carolina running back Mack Brown, who was 68 when the Tar Heels rehired him. But it’s been four coaching cycles since an FBS team last hired a coach directly from a lower level.

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