Monday November 29, 2010
Furman: We have learned that Air Force offensive coordinator Clay Hendrix has withdrawn his name from the coaching search at Furman.
Arkansas State: Our sources tell us Arkansas running backs coach Tim Horton is in the mix.
Southern Miss: AD Richard Giannini denies that Larry Fedora has been contacted by Minnesota.
Utah: Defensive line coach John Pease will retire. Pease will not coach in the bowl game.
UAB: Head coach Neil Callaway has been given another year; but defensive coordinator Eric Schumann has been dismissed.
Furman: We have confirmed that William & Mary defensive coordinator Bob Shoop has interviewed for the head coaching job at Furman.
UL-Lafayette: We have learned that Georgia Tech offensive line coach Mike Sewak has already been contacted by ULL. Sewak once served as the head coach at Georgia Southern. Another source tells us that ULL will contact Oklahoma State wide receivers coach Gunter Brewer and Oklahoma State special teams coordinator Joe DeForest.
Arkansas State: From what we understand, ASU Chancellor Dr. G. Daniel Howard is the man who hired Mark Hudspeth as North Alabama. Hudspeth is the wide receivers coach at Mississippi State. We were told Hudspeth is interested in the Arkansas State head coaching job. Another source tells us that current Arkansas State offensive coordinator Hugh Freeze has several important people supporting him for the job. We have also heard that Memphis defensive line coach Mike Dubose could be contacted by ASU. Of course, Dubose is the former head coach at Alabama.
Tulane: We hear head coach Bob Toledo will meet more extensively with AD Rick Dickson on Wednesday to discuss the future of the program. Last week, we heard that Toledo felt pretty good that he would return for a fifth season as head coach.
UL-Lafayette: Senior associate athletic director Scott Farmer will be named interim AD at the end of the semester. ULL will pay a $100,000 buyout to Rickey Bustle, who had one year remaining on his contract.
Minnesota: We have yet to confirm with a source close to the situation, but we are hearing that Southern Miss head coach Larry Fedora is visiting the Minnesota campus today. We should have another update on this information a little bit later on.
Adams State: We have learned the wide receivers coach Nick Pasquale has resigned.
North Carolina A&T: FootballScoop has learned that head coach Alonzo Lee has been dismissed. Assistant head coach George Ragsdale will serve as the interim head coach.
Arkansas State: FootballScoop has just learned that Steve Roberts will not return as head coach. A 3 pm meeting has been called. From what we understand, the players will be informed at that time.
Vanderbilt: Our sources close to the situation tell us the report linking Navy offensive coordinator Ivan Jasper and Vanderbilt is not accurate.
Minnesota: We have just been told that Brady Hoke, Paul Chryst, Troy Calhoun, and Randy Edsall have all informed Minnesota AD Joel Maturi that they are not interested in the head coaching job at Minnesota.
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Vanderbilt: Our sources have just told us that Vanderbilt intends to talk with Virginia Tech defensive coordinator Bud Foster sometime after Saturday.
Mississippi State: Three minutes ago, Dan Mullen stated on Mississippi radio that he has not been contacted by any other schools.
North Texas: We have heard that Dan McCarney will earn in the mid $500,000 range.
Vanderbilt: We are hearing that Temple head coach Al Golden is interested in the job. From what we understand, Vanderbilt will wait until Sunday to contact any candidate that is coaching this weekend.
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Texas State: We are hearing that former Texas A&M coach Dennis Frachione is a candidate for the head coaching job.
University of Houston: Our sources tell us that Houston defensive line coach Jim Jeffcoat will not return to the staff.