The head coach of the Northern Arizona Lumberjacks, Chris Ball, has been relieved from his position, as announced by the university’s Director of Athletics, Mike Marlow. Ball had been the head coach for five years and the team went 20-30 under his leadership. The university is now in search of a replacement for the head coaching position, and below are the top five candidates for the job. Aaron Pflugrad, the current offensive coordinator and associate head coach, is one of the potential candidates. Kevin Clune, the defensive coordinator, is also being considered, along with Justin Frye, the offensive line coach for the Ohio State Buckeyes. Adam Fuller, the defensive coordinator for the Florida State Seminoles, and Shawn Lutz, the head coach at Slippery Rock, are also on the list of potential replacements. The university’s decision to relieve Ball of his position has opened up opportunities for these potential candidates.