Thursday February 26, 2009
Franklin College: Former Indiana running back Josiah Sears has accepted the co-offensive coordinator job at Franklin College.
James Madison: Our sources tell us Valdosta State defensive backs coach Maurice Linguist has accepted the secondary job at JMU.
Lincoln University: is no longer accepting applications. Please do not call the football office.
Morrisville State College: Former University of Dubuque defensive coordinator Jay Davis has accepted the same position at Morrisville State College.
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Rhode Island: We hear Bowling Green assistant Joe Trainer could become the next head coach at Rhode Island.
South Florida: Mike Canales has been promoted to offensive coordinator. Maine wide receivers coach Phil McGeoghan has accepted the wide receivers job at USF. Illinois co-defensive coordinator Dan Disch has decided to remain with the Illinois staff after receiving an offer to become the defensive coordinator under Jim Leavitt.
Vanderbilt: Defensive coordinator Bruce Fowler has been promoted to assistant head coach / defense. Defensive backs coach Jamie Bryant has been promoted to defensive coordinator. Defensive line coach Rick Logo and running backs coach Des Kitchings will serve as co-special teams coordinators.
Wednesday February 25, 2009
Baldwin-Wallace: We hear Wayne State linebackers coach Jim Meyer will accept the defensive coordinator job at Baldwin-Wallace.
Ball State: Dante Love will serve as a student assistant. Coach Stan Parrish expects to hire Love as a graduate assistant next spring.
D1 Sports Training: The FootballScoop Staff would like to congratulate the D1 Sports Training staff for the outstanding preparation leading up to the 2009 NFL Scouting Combine in Indianapolis. We noticed on several occasions the spectacular performances from the athletes that trained at D1 Sports.
Elon: We hear Rich Skrosky will coach the quarterbacks and John Strollo will coach the offensive line. Elon is expected to name a new special teams coach soon to replace Shane Burham, who joined the Iowa State staff 2 weeks ago. Former Walter M. Williams HS head coach Sam Story joins the staff as a volunteer assistant.
Fresno State: BYU graduate assistant Micah Alba has been hired to coach the corners. Randy Stewart has been promoted to defensive coordinator. Former Eastern Washington assistant Joe Wade will coach the running backs. Former San Jose City College offensive coordinator Keith Williams will coach the wide receivers. Tim Skipper will serve as defensive run-game coordinator. Linebackers coach Will Plemons will now coach the defensive line. Tight ends coach Jeff Grady will coach the quarterbacks and call the plays. Offensive line coach Derek Frazier will serve as co-offensive coordinator. Wide receivers coach John Baxter will now coach the tight ends. Baxter will continue to coach the special teams as well.
Idaho State: Former Detroit Lions defensive line coach Joe Cullen has accepted the defensive line job at Idaho State.
Illinois State: Miami (FL) graduate assistant Dan Shula has joined the staff at Illinois State as an offensive assistant.
Michigan Tech: We hear there is an offensive line job open at Michigan Tech.
Portland State: Former San Diego defensive backs coach Brandon Shelby is joining the Portland State staff as secondary coach.
Rutgers: Wide receivers coach Kirk Ciarrocca and offensive line coach Kyle Flood will now serve as co-offensive coordinators. Linebackers coach Bob Fraser and secondary coach Ed Pinkham will now serve as co-defensive coordinators. Head coach Greg Schiano has served as his own defensive coordinator since 2005.
Southern Miss: We Valdosta State defensive coordinator Joe Cauthen is one of three candidate for the open defensive line job.
Tennessee Titans: Our sources tell us the Titans have hired Northwestern defensive GA Rayna Stewart. We hear Northwestern has filled the GA position.
UNLV: Former New Mexico assistant DeAndre Smith has been hired to coach the running backs.
Virginia: Former Cleveland Browns assistant Bob Trott has been hired to coach the linebackers.
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Tuesday February 24, 2009
College of the Sequoias: Our sources tell us offensive coordinator Andy Siegal has resigned.
Clemson: We hear North Greenville University wide receivers coach Justin Stepp has accepted the offensive GA position at Clemson.
JUCO head jobs: We hear Merced (CA), La Valley (CA), Harper (Illinois) are all open.
South Florida: Former Rutgers defensive backs coach Chris Demarest has interviewed for the defensive coordinator job.
UCLA: As we first reported several days ago, UCLA has announced the hiring of SMU linebackers coach Tim Hundley to coach the safeties.
UNLV: We hear former Midamerica Nazarene head coach Jed Stugart has accepted the linebackers job at UNLV.
UT-San Antonio: There is a report that the 3 finalists for the UTSA job are Larry Coker, Paul Randolph, and Mel Tjeerdsma.
Monday February 23, 2009
South Florida: Nebraska linebackers coach Mike Ekeler has interviewed for the defensive coordinator job at USF.
Sunday February 22, 2009
Hinds CC: Our sources tell us David Armstrong has resigned as offensive coordinator at Hinds CC.
Idaho State: We hear Detroit Lions defensive line coach Joe Cullen has interviewed at Idaho State.
Indiana: Running backs / special teams co-coordinator Dennis Spring has added the title of assistant head coach. Tight ends coach Kyle Conner will serve as assistant offensive line coach. Co-defensive coordinator Brian George will coach the defensive tackles. Co-defensive coordinator Joe Palcic will coach the secondary. Safeties coach Mike Yeager will coach the linebackers. George Ricumstrict will move from linebackers to defensive ends.
Rhode Island: Head coach Darren Rizzi has resigned to join the Miami Dolphins staff as special teams coach.
South Florida: Former Cincinnati defensive coordinator Joe Tresey has interviewed for the defensive coordinator job at USF.
Stillman College: Our sources tell us head coach L.C. Cole has hired veteran high school coach James Wright to coach the outside linebackers. We hear Wright will also coordinate the strength and conditioning program.
UCLA: Special teams coach Frank Gansz Jr. has interviewed with the Dallas Cowboys. We hear the Kansas City Chiefs are interested in Gansz as well.