Tuesday October 18, 2011
Louisville: Charlie Strong has agreed to a new 7 year deal that will take him through June of 2018. The extension will also increase his pay scale from $1.6 million per year to $2.3 million.
Boise State: Chris Petersen has had a couple changes made to his 5 year contract. Petersen will receive an automatic one year extension for every 8 win season and that milestone will also include a $100,000 bonus (double what it was previously). The contract also includes a $150,000 bonus for a BCS bert and and additional $100,000 for a conference championship.
Tulane: Footballscoop has learned that Bob Toledo will leave the program today. Offensive line coach Mark Hutson will serve as the interim head coach. Running backs coach / pass game coordinator Greg Davis Jr. will assume playcalling duties. A national search is underway for Toledo's replacement.
Chadron State: Bill Oboyle is no longer the head coach. Former head coach, and current athletic director, Brad Smith has taken over the head coaching duties. Smith previously served as the head coach from 1987-2004.
Monday October 17, 2011
Louisville: Charlie Strong stated earlier that fomer offensive coordinator Mike Sanford is no longer with the program. Quarterbacks coach Shawn Watson has assumed the role of offensive coordinator.
Middle Tennessee State: Quarterbacks quarterbacks coach, Buster Faulkner will assume the play calling duties. Faulkner takes over the play calling duties from Willie Simmons who resigned Friday.
ESPN: John Gruden has signed a 5 year extension with ESPN.
Friday October 14, 2011
Middle Tennessee: Offensive coordinator Willie Simmons has resigned. More info available here.
North Carolina: UNC has named Tulsa's athletic director Bubba Cunningham as their new athletic director. Cunningham will make $525,000 per year and have an annual $40,000 expense allowance.
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Thursday October 13, 2011
North Carolina: Multiple reports have North Carolina naming Tulsa athletic director Bubba Cunningham the university's next athletic director. The announcement is expected to be made tomorrow.
Wednesday October 12, 2011
Defiance College (D-III, OH): Quarterbacks coach Nubis Padhye is no longer with the program. Tight ends coach R.J. Chidester is now calling the plays and coaching the quarterbacks as well.