Jack Crowe started the 1992 season as head coach of the Arkansas football team but was fired after the first game which they lost to The Citadel. Defensive coordinator Joe Kines took over as head coach for the rest of the season. Kines went back to being the defensive coordinator in 1993 when Danny Ford became head coach.
In football, Marvin Bass.Bass was head coach of the Gamecocks between 1961-1965 and compiled a 17-29-3 record over those five seasons.
Dabo Swinney had been a wide receivers coach with Clemson, since 2003, before taking over as head coach in 2008. Prior to that he was out of football and working in real estate in Alabama. Swinney was born in Birmingham, Alabama and graduated from the University of Alabama in 1993. He was a receivers coach at Alabama between 1996-2000.
The University of Florida's head football coach in 1906, their first season, was Jack Forsythe. Forsythe coached the team through the 1908 season and compiled a 14-6-2 record over the three seasons he was head coach.
Sylvester Croom who took over at Mississippi State for the 2004 season.
Don Fambrough. Fambrough was head coach of Kansas football between 1971-1974 and 1979-1982 and had a 37-48-5 record over those 8 seasons. The 1972 team went 5-6.
That was Claude Gilbert who was the head coach from 1973-1980 and who took over for Don Coryell when he became head coach of the St. Louis Cardinals. Gilbert was replaced after the 1980 season with Doug Scovil.
North Texas.Fry was head coach of North Texas between 1973-1978 and compiled a record of 40-23-3, going 19-3 his final two seasons there. He took over at Iowa in 1979.
football coach for St Joe Prep in the 1930's winning 5 Catholic League championships, then head coach for Holy Cross College with a famous win over #1 BC in 1942
Jennings Whitworth was head coach of Alabama between 1955-1957 before Bryant took over in 1958. Whitworth's three year record with the Tide was 4-24-2.
2000 Detroit Lions. He had a 4-3 record in 7 games as head coach after taking over for Bobby Ross.
At the age of 26 Vince started his coaching career as Assistant coach for the freshman team at St. Cecilia high school. He then took over the head coaching position three years later. After a long wait of six years he was promoted assistant coach of the varsity football team.