Thursday March 11, 2011
DFO Spring Meetings: 3rd Annual meetings will be held Monday & Tuesday May 9-10 at the Dallas Marriott Los Colinas. Agenda to be finalized; but plan for meeting to begin at 1PM Monday and go through noon Tuesday. Meeting is open to all DFOs, related staff and anyone interested in learning more about this profession. Collegiate Sports Travel has once again arranged a great rate at the Marriott. Please use this link to make your reservations in order to get the discounted rate of $79 (parking included).
FIU: Andrew Green will now serve as the director of football operations. He previously served as the assistant to the head coach.
Friday February 25, 2011
Wyoming: We hear Brian Wilkinson, former DFO at Sacramento State, has been hired as DFO at Wyoming.
Saturday January 29, 2011
Michigan: Bob Lopez is moving with Brady Hoke from San Diego State to Michigan to serve as director of football operations. Mike Vollmar will have the title associate athletic director for football. Prior to his three seasons at San Diego State, Lopez spent 5 seasons at UCLA as the DFO.
Friday January 28, 2011
Michigan: We have learned that Alabama associate athletic director for football Mike Vollmar is leaving to join Brady Hoke's staff in a similar capacity.
Elon: We have just learned that Corey Bass will be retained as the DFO at Elon University.
Friday January 21, 2011
Georgia: DFO Josh Brooks has decided to remain at Georgia after receiving a promotion to assistant AD for internal operations. We hear Brad Hutcherson, who has been part of the staff for six years, has been promoted to DFO. Hutcherson most recently served as program coordinator for the offensive staff.