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Friday January 6, 2011

Football Ops Agenda at the AFCA 

Sunday, January 8, 2012

5:30pm – 7:00pm                                    Executive Committee Meeting (Nat’l Committee Members Only) (Room 209) 

Refreshments Sponsored by Field Turf

Monday, January 9, 2012

8:00am – 9:00am                                    Continental Breakfast Sponsored by Hilton Worldwide Hotels (Location TBD)

8:00am – 8:15am                                    Executive Committee Meeting (Committee Members Only) (Room 216)

8:15am – 8:50am                                    DFO General Assembly (AFCA Members Only!) (Room 216)

  • Remarks - Break-out Sessions Overview
  • Remarks - Benefits & Salary Survey
  • Remarks - Conference Representation
  • Remarks - Web site & On-line Directory
  • Remarks - Upcoming NCAA Legislation Affecting DFOs
  • DFO of the Year/ Job Board (Scott Roussel, FootballScoop.com)
  • 9:00am – 11:15am                                    Breakout Session #1 (AFCA Members Only! (Room 216)

    Topic: Pending Issues and NCAA Legislation Re: Athlete-Agents

    Panel Discussion: NCAA, NFL, NFLPA, AFCA &Texas State Official

    11:30am – 1:45pm                                    Recess - Kickoff Luncheon                 

    2:00pm – 3:50pm                                    Breakout Session #2 (AFCA Members Only!) (Room 216)

    Topics: NFL Combine, Draft 101, Elite Combines & Character Issues

    Presenter: Deana Garner, NFL Security

    4:00pm – 4:50pm                                    Breakout Session #3 (AFCA Members Only!) (Room 216)

    Topic: UAAA (Uniform Athlete Agent Act) & Oregon Amendment HB 3691

    Presenter: Mike Powell (Office of Texas Secretary of State) and

    Jeff Hawkins (Oregon)

    5:00pm – 7:00pm                                    Happy Hour Sponsored by Collegiate Sports Travel (Pat O’Brien’s) 

    Tuesday, January 10, 2012

    8:00am – 9:00am                                    Continental Breakfast Sponsored by XOS Digital (Location TBD)

    9:00am – 9:50am                                    Breakout Session #5 (AFCA Members Only!) (Room 216)

                                                                            Topic: Team Travel – RFP/ Protocol for Air Travel & Hotels

    Presenter: Jamie Speronis, S. Carolina

    10:00am – 10:50am                                    Breakout Session #4 (AFCA Members Only!) (Room 216)

    Topic:                  Road Trip – Managing Meals & Meeting Rooms

    Presenter:  James Harris, University of Oregon

    11:00am – 11:50am                                    Breakout Session #6 (AFCA Members Only!) (Room 216)

    Topic: Personal Development Program

    Presenter: David Baylor, University of Delaware

    12:00am – 1:45pm                                    Recess - Kickoff Luncheon                 

    5:00pm - ?                                                      Happy Hour Sponsored by Jump (Location TBD)

    Thursday January 5, 2012

    East Carolina: North Carolina football operations assistant Brian Overton has been hired as the director of football operations and player personnel.

    Monday January 2, 2012

    UCLA: We hear that Dennis Slutak will leave Washington and be named senior associate athletic director for football at UCLA. We have been told; but haven't confirmed that Washington is likely to promote from within. 

    Sunday January 1, 2012

    New Mexico: We hear that Brian Despain will be the new DFO at New Mexico. Despain was part of the recruiting staff at A&M under Mike Sherman. 

    Thursday December 29, 2011

    Texas A&M: Justin Moore is moving to College Station with Kevin Sumlin. 

    Houston: New head coach Tony Levine has hired Chris Pezman away from Reliant Park. Pezman will serve as associate athletic director for football operations. 

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