Monday  November 10, 2008

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Clemson: FootballScoop has learned that Clemson officials  have a plan in place to talk with Oklahoma offensive coordinator Kevin Wilson after the Sooners regular season.  There is no front runner for the Clemson job at this time according to our sources.

Juniata College: Athletic director Larry Bock has announced that Darrell Alt has resigned as head football coach.  Alt recently finished his 5th season at Juanita College (D3).

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Kansas State: TCU head coach Gary Patterson has not spoken with Kansas State officials.  Patterson and his agent are very upset about the false report released by a Kansas State beat writer on Friday afternoon that claimed Patterson had accepted the head coaching job at his alma mater.

Tennessee: FootballScoop has learned that Tennessee athletic director Mike Hamilton intends to contact Cincinnati head coach Brian Kelly.  No confirmation on the other candidates yet.

Virginia: Al Groh will return as head coach next season.  Athletic director Craig Littlepage says, "Al Groh will be our head coach.  We have great wins against ranked teams and we're in the mix for divisional and conference championships."  Littlepage added that no matter how the Cavaliers finish the remaining games, Groh will return.  Next season wil be Groh's 9th year at Virginia. 

Virginia Union:  Greg Richardson will not return as head coach at Virginia Union (D2).  "I don't know what prompted the decision," said Richardson, who had been VUU's defensive coordinator in 2006 and 2007. "Maybe, they weren't happy with the wins and losses. Maybe, we didn't win the games they thought we should because of the expectations.  Richardson said last night that Athletic Director Michael Bailey gave him no reason for his firing.

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Sunday November 9, 2008

Weekly Poll Result

Which top 10 team loses this week?

Texas Tech loses to Oklahoma State (34%, 152 Votes)
Utah loses to TCU (30%, 135 Votes)
Alabama loses to LSU (29%, 132 Votes)
Penn State loses to Iowa (8%, 34 Votes)
   Total Voters: 453
Kent State: Kent State athletic director Laing Kennedy expects head coach Doug Martin to return.  "Doug is under contract [through 2010] and it is our desire to fulfill that commitment," states Kennedy. Kennedy said the decision came with the blessing of KSU President Lester Lefton.
Friday November 6, 2008  (Update 4)  BREAKING NEWS

Kansas State: A Kansas State beat writer is reporting that Kansas State and Gary Patterson have reached an agreement for Patterson to become the new head football coach in Manhattan.  A Kansas State graduate, Patterson has been the head coach at TCU since 2000.  Patterson's agent has quickly responded by strongly denying any contact with Kansas State.
Friday November 6, 2008  (Update 3)

Grand Rapids Community College: Head Football Coach / Assistant Professor. Detailed information on responsibilities and other requirements regarding this position can be found at the GRCC website at www.grcc.edu/jobs Requirements: Master's degree in Wellness, Sports Sciences, Physical Education, or related discipline. Minimum of 2 yrs fulltime teaching experience. 32 weeks. Salary commensurate with experience.. Submit a cover letter (including FS40), resume, copy of unofficial transcripts, and 3 professional reference letters by December 5, 2008, to Human Resources, GR Community College, 143 Bostwick NE, GR, MI 49503.  
  Friday November 6, 2008  (Update 2)

Lakeland College: an independent liberal arts institution located in Sheboygan, Wisconsin, midway between Milwaukee and Green Bay, seeks qualified candidates for a Graduate Assistant Position for the Football Program. The successful candidate will coach a position on defense and assist the head coach with all aspects of the program.  A Bachelor degree is required. Acceptance into Graduate School at Lakeland College is required.   Position includes stipend and tuition remission for graduate classes.  Submit cover letter, resume, and references to: Kevin Doherty, Head Football Coach, Lakeland College, P.O. Box 359, Sheboygan, WI 53082-0359 or email to: <This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
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