Family members working on the Power Five coaching staff

FILE - Iowa head coach Kirk Ferentz, right, and offensive coordinator Brian Ferentz walk along the sideline during the first half of the Citrus Bowl NCAA college football game against Kentucky on Saturday, 1 January 2022, in Orlando, Florida.  A propensity to pass on the family business often fuels a passion to follow in dad's footsteps, but it has also helped to perpetuate a lack of racial and ethnic diversity at the highest levels of football coaching.  (AP Photo/Phelan M. Ebenhack, File)

FILE – Iowa head coach Kirk Ferentz, right, and offensive coordinator Brian Ferentz walk along the sideline during the first half of the Citrus Bowl NCAA college football game against Kentucky on Saturday, 1 January 2022, in Orlando, Florida. A propensity to pass on the family business often fuels a passion to follow in dad’s footsteps, but it has also helped to perpetuate a lack of racial and ethnic diversity at the highest levels of football coaching. (AP Photo/Phelan M. Ebenhack, File)

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College football personnel where family members work in coaching or support roles, according to a review of rosters by The Associated Press:

ATLANTIC COAST CONFERENCE

Louisville—Mark Speir, chief of staff; Zeb Speir son, quality control.

BIG TEN

Indiana – Tom Allen, head coach; son Thomas Allen, graduate assistant; Jeff McInerney, defensive quality control; son Ryan McInerney, Special Teams Quality Control.

Iowa – Kirk Ferentz, head coach; his son Brian Ferentz, offensive coordinator/quarterbacks coach; Phil Parker, defensive coordinator; son Tyler Parker, football analyst.

Michigan – Jim Harbaugh, head coach; son Jay Harbaugh, special teams coach/safety coach; Jesse Minter, defensive coordinator; father Rick Minter, defensive analyst.

Michigan State — Ross Els, special teams coordinator; son Bo Els, graduate assistant.

Nebraska – Sean Beckton, tight ends coach; son Sean Beckton Jr., a football performance trainee; Mark Whipple, offensive coordinator; son Austin Whipple, offensive quality control.

Purdue — Jeff Brohm, head coach; his brother Brian Brohm, offensive coordinator/quarterbacks coach; Brother Greg Brohm, Director of Football Administration and Operations, Chief of Staff.

Rutgers – Greg Schiano, head coach; son Joe Schiano, graduate assistant.

Wisconsin – Paul Chryst, head coach; nephew Keller Chryst, graduate assistant.

BIG 12

Baylor – Shawn Bell, quarterbacks coach; brother Brian Bell, quality control.

Iowa State — Jon Heacock, defensive coordinator; son Jace Heacock, graduate assistant.

Kansas State – Chris Klieman, head coach; son Deven Klieman, graduate assistant.

West Virginia – Ryan Nehlen, offensive analyst; grandfather Don Nehlen, former WVU head coach; father Dan Nehlen, equipment manager.

CIP-12

Utah — Kyle Whittingham, head coach; brother Freddie Whittingham, tight ends coach/recruitment coordinator; Vince Conti, defensive analyst; brother Dom Conti, special teams analyst.

Arizona State – Marvin Lewis, Special Advisor to the Head Coach; son Marcus Lewis, analyst.

Colorado — Karl Dorrell, head coach; son Chandler Dorrell, director of player personnel.

SOUTHEAST CONFERENCE

Georgia — Will Muschamp, defensive coordinator; nephew Robert Muschamp, quality control.

Kentucky – Mark Stoops, head coach; brother Mike Stoops, inside linebackers coach.

Tennessee – Billy High, director of internal and advanced scouting; brother Charlie High, director of offensive scouting.

Mississippi – Lane Kiffin, head coach; father Monte Kiffin, defensive analyst.

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