Monday October 31, 2011
Northwestern Oklahoma State (NAIA): Head coach Keith Barefield has announced that he will resign following the season. Between his time at Northwestern and his ten years at Evangel University, Barefield has 100 wins and a career record of 100-52-2.
Cal State Fullerton: Former Cal State Fullerton and Fullerton College Head Coach Gene Murphy has passed away at age 72 from heart complications. Murphy helped produce and develop great coaches over his career. Former NFL head coaches Steve Mariucci, and Tom Cable as well as Raiders head coach Hue Jackson, Army head coach Rich Ellerson, Tennessee offensive coordinator Jim Chaney, Northwestern defensive coordinator Jerry Brown, 49ers defensive backs coach Ed Donatell and the late Mike Heimerdinger all coached with, or under Gene Murphy. Please keep his family and friends in your prayers.
Western Carolina University: Assistant head coach / Defensive coordinator Matt Pawlowski is no longer with the program. Linebackers coach Jay Hood will take over the role of interim defensive coordinator and defensive line coach Mark Rhea has been named assistant head coach.
Highland Community College (KS): We hear head coach Mike Beagle will not return.
Arizona: We have been told by people close to the situation that Chris Petersen will not make this his next home. We also have been told that the administration feels that Mike Leach would not be a good fit.
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