|Thursday October 3, 2013||presented by:|
Playoff Selection Committee: The AP is reporting that Pat Haden (USC/Pac-12), Jeff Long (Arkansas/SEC), Dan Radakovich (Clemson/ACC), Barry Alvarez (Wisconsin/Big Ten) and Oliver Luck (West Virginia/Big-12) will be members of the selection committee. Does it really matter who is on the committee?
FAU: Armando Murillo has joined the staff as on campus recruiting coordinator / director of player personnel. Murillo played at Nebraska when Carl was there serving as defensive coordinator.
USC: Fox Sports is reporting that, after letting Lane Kiffin go, the school offered to bring former Cal head coach Jeff Tedford on as a consultant and recruiter. According to the report, Tedford declined the offer and is focused on finding his next full-time position. Following practice today Ed Orgeron confirmed he offered a position to Tedford and that Jeff declined.
Livingstone College (D-II - NC): Sources tell us defensive line coach Rodney Simmons has left the staff for personal reasons and will not return.
Dirk Koetter: The Atlanta Falcon's Offensive Coordinator reveals only to X&O Labs why he considers Four Verticals a horizontal concept; how the "Stop" route by Outside Receivers can be more productive than the "Comeback"; how you should vary routes for your Single Back to make him the most effective receiver in the package; and other details he's never told about his offense. Click here to read the exclusive Dirk Koetter interview.
Chattanooga (FCS - TN): Chattanooga has an opening for a home game on 9/6/14. Looking for an FCS, or DII Game. Willing to do a Home and Home. For more information Please contact Senior Associate AD Matt Pope via email at Matthew-Pope@utc.edu or phone at 423-425-2158.
|Wednesday October 2, 2013||presented by:|
Toledo: The school has announced a five-year contract extension for athletics director Mike O'Brien, keeping him at Toledo through July 2021. O'Brien is due a $36,000 pay bump, pushing him to $245,000 a year and pushes him to sixth among MAC athletics directors.
Texas: TCU athletics director Chris Del Conte told the Austin American-Statesman's Kirk Bohls he would have "no interest" in the Longhorns' AD opening. "I believe I have the best job in the country," Del Conte added.
|Tuesday October 1, 2013||presented by:|
September viewership of the site was the largest record month we've had all year with unique visitor growth of 140% (which is 314% above Sept 2011 & 661% higher than Sept 2010). Sincere thanks from our staff.
Colorado: Athletic director Rick George has added a 12th game to Colorado's schedule against Charleston Southern (FCS), which will replace their cancelled game against Fresno State.
|Monday September 30, 2013||presented by:|
Texas: Athletics director DeLoss Dodds will indeed announce his retirement tomorrow, according to Kirk Bohls of the Austin American-Statesman. The news was first reported by Orangebloods.com on September 13. Here's what you need to know.
Connecticut: Head coach Paul Pasqualoni has been fired. ESPN adds that assistant head coach / offensive line George DeLeone has been fired as well. Pasqualoni will receive a $750,000 buyout. Here's what you need to know. Offensive coordinator T.J. Weist will serve as interim head coach.
West Virginia Wesleyan (D-II): WV Wesleyan is looking for a guarantee game on November 15, 2014. WVW is looking to play an FCS school. Please contact Josh Ward at email@example.com if you are interested.
Aix-en - Provence Argonaughts (France): Aix-en - Provence is no longer accepting resumes for their offensive / defensive line position.
|Sunday September 29, 2013||presented by:|
USC: Lane Kiffin has been relieved of duties. Athletics director Pat Haden will hold a press conference this afternoon to explain his decision and discuss how USC handles the rest of the season. Defensive line coach Ed Orgeron will serve as interim head coach. Here's what you need to know.