Monday January 16, 2012
Arizona State: Late last week Tim Cassidy was hired as senior associate athletic director for football. John Wrenn will remain on the staff as assistant athletic director for football operations & high school relations.
Friday January 13, 2012
Ole Miss: We're hearing that Southern Miss associate athletic director John Miller will be joining the Rebels as director of football operations.
Thursday January 12, 2012
Hawaii: We hear that Norm Chow has offered the DFO position to New Mexico State director of football operations Juan Lozano.
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)
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.