Tag Archives: Race, Segregation, Promotions, College Football, Coaches


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by Jacob C. Day

As we enter February, the coaching carousel of job changes that accompanies the end of every college football season is winding down. All head coaching vacancies at the highest level of college football—NCAA Football Bowl Subdivision (FBS)—have been filled, but many assistant coaches are still searching for new jobs, better jobs, or simply any job that will keep them employed in the profession for another year.

According to my research, the jobs these assistant coaches land may have serious career ramifications, particularly if they are African American.

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