Cincinnati coach Butch Jones will reportedly be the next head coach of the Colorado Buffaloes.
"I don’t think there is a set deadline, but a lot of it is dictated by the candidates and what is going on in their lives and their ability to communicate," Bates said.
New Orleans Saints offensive coordinator Pete Carmichael Jr., a Boston College alum, is on A.D. Brad Bates radar for the next head coach of the Boston College Eagles.
Notre Dame DC Bob Diaco, Michigan State DC Pat Narduzzi, Miami head coach Al Golden and Kent State head coach Darrell Hazell are the most talked about candidates early on.
Here are five things to keep in mind as the Boston College football program begins the process of going about finding a replacement for Frank Spaziani.