Kalen DeBoer leaving Washington for Alabama head coaching job

The biggest domino in the college football coaching carousel is about to fall.

Kalen DeBoer will replace Nick Saban at Alabama. That means the Washington Huskies job is opening and there will be many candidates for that position as the Huskies transition to the Big Ten.

DeBoer was 14-1 year with Washington, winning the Pac-12 Championship and defeating Texas in the College Football Playoff semifinal before losing to Michigan.

Over his nine seasons as a head football coach, DeBoer has compiled a 104-12.

Per his Washington bio:

A school-record setting wide receiver at the University of Sioux Falls (S.D.), DeBoer later led his alma mater to three NAIA National Championships in five seasons as head coach, winning the title in 2006, 2008 and 2009, while also finishing as runner-up in 2007 and making the semifinals in his first season as head coach, in 2005.

During his five seasons at Sioux Falls, DeBoer compiled a 67-3 overall record, including a 49-1 mark in Great Plains Athletic Conference play. In two seasons at Fresno State, he had a 12-6 overall record, giving him a career record of 79-9. He was NAIA National Coach of the Year in each of his three championship seasons at USF.

DeBoer steps into a huge job and replacing Saban, who won six national championships with the Crimson Tide, will be a monumental task.

Story originally appeared on Touchdown Wire