Bone and Viz decided to hang it up, which were two hall of fame type coaches. Glen played Houdini a couple of seasons ago which was a third but I can't say he went out as a hall of famer would/should, as he blazed the ND roster to the ground in the process. There hadn't been much movement in the last 10 seasons in Wilk IA, I think that this is all just hitting at the same time especially as people run themselves out of free seasons due to the change in reward points that also happened with the new engine. I have to wonder, with a new engine on the near horizon, whether all of this movement in all levels of Wilk (DII is a ghost town) is related to the new engine or the change of the reward points or if there is a third (or more) catalyst in play. After being a new coach that learned the ropes during the old engine and against the teams who loved its always run features and rotational depth charts (and there were just as many complaints then as there are now about the engine), I have to admit, it was nice to see some balance injected in the game. It wasn't to say that I was overly enthusiast about the product that was initially launched by JConte and how he chose to just dump it onto the populous making us Beta Testers on our own expense (a taste I can't help feel lingered in a lot of tenured coaches mouths). I don't mean to turn this into a debate on engines as there have been numerous bumps in the road because of how it was rolled out without obviously being tested and I have to think that JConte paid for it with his job, as well he should have. With that said, I think with Norbert at the helm and his communication style and willingness to listen that there is a much better horizon and outlook than was had with JConte and the old engine.
Just my two Lincolns