Tuesday December 30, 2008
New Mexico State: We hear if DeWayne Walker lands the New Mexico State job, he will offer the offensive coordinator job to former Washington State offensive coordinator Timm Rosenbach.
North Carolina A&T: Sources tell FootballScoop that Prairie View A&M head coach Henry Frazier has turned down an offer to become the next head coach at NC A&T. We heard A&T may talk with Tennessee State head coach James Webster. Alonzo Lee and interim coach George Ragsdale already interviewed.
Oregon State: Oregon State extended the contract of head coach Mike Riley through 2015
Utah: Head coach Kyle Whittingham has signed a 5-year extension worth $6 million.
William Paterson University (D3): Interim head coach Jerry Flora has been named head football coach. Paterson previously served as an assistant coach at William Paterson for six seasons.
Monday December 29, 2008 (Update 3)
Detroit Lions: The Lions have received permission to talk with Giants defensive coordinator Steve Spagnuolo.
Miami (FL): Offensive coordinator Patrick Nix will not return.
New Mexico State: We hear UCLA defensive coordinator is on campus talking with NMSU coaches tonight.
Texas A&M-Commerce: Sources tell FootballScoop that former Baylor head coach Guy Morris will be named head coach at Texas A&M-Commerce.
Monday December 29, 2008 (Update 2)
LSU: We hear that former Tennessee defensive coordinator John Chavis will be joining the LSU staff as defensive coordinator.
Bethany College: in West Virginia is accepting applications for the position of assistant football coach. Bethany competes in NCAA division III and is a member of the Presidents Athletic Conference. This is a full time, 12 month position which reports to the head football coach. Responsibilities will include coaching a
position on defense, recruiting qualified student athletes, and assisting the head coach in all aspects of the football program. There is the possibility the position will include defensive coordinator duties. There will be a secondary assignment within the athletic department as well. Requirements include: Bachelor's degree (Master's preferred), and at least 3 years coaching experience. Knowledge of and adherence to all Bethany, NCAA, and Presidents Athletic Conference rules and regulations are also required. Preference will be given to candidates with experience coaching linebackers. Letters of application along with resume and list of eferences can be submitted electronically to <> <mailto:> or by fax to 304-829-7290. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until position is filled. AA/EOE
Monday December 29, 2008
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Black Hills State University: Offensive coordinator Jay Long has been promoted to head coach.
Cleveland Browns: GM Phil Savage will not return; and Romeo Crennel is out as well.
Detroit Lions: Reports are that head coach Rod Marinelli is out as head coach.
Miami (OH): Sources tell us that Mike Haywood is interested in bringing Jappy Oliver to Miami (OH).
New York Jets: Sources tell FootballScoop that head coach Eric Mangini has just been dismissed as head coach.
North Carolina A&T: We hear NC A&T has offered the head coaching job to Prairie View A&M head coach Henry Frazier.
San Diego State: We hear former New Mexico head coach Rocky Long will be named defensive coordinator at San Diego State.
San Francisco 49ers: Mike Singeltary is expected to sign a 5-year contract to become the head football coach of the 49ers.
Tulsa: Offensive coordinator Gus Malzahn has accepted the offensive coordinator position at Auburn. Offensive line coach Herb Hand has been promoted to offensive coordinator. Special teams coordinator Bill Blankenship will now also coach the quarterbacks. Graduate assistant Mike Norvell has been promoted to wide receivers coach / passing game coordinator.
Sunday December 28, 2008 (Update 2)
Auburn: Sources tell FootballScoop that Auburn has hired Gus Malzahn from Tulsa to be their Offensive Coordinator.
Tulane: We hear that Tulane has offered the Defensive Coordinator job to Steve Stanard (defensive line coach at Ohio U).