Thursday January 8, 2008 (Update 3)
Cal Poly: Sources tell FootballScoop that former Portland State head coach Tim Walsh will be named head coach.
Thursday January 8, 2009 (Update 2)
Illinois State: Head coach Brock Spack has hired Jay Peterson to coach the linebackers. Peterson previously served as defensive coordinator / linebackers coach at Eastern Michigan from 2004-2008. Peterson will also have the title of assistant head coach at Illinois State.
Notre Dame: We hear defensive line coach Jappy Oliver will not return.
NY Jets: We hear Jets special teams coach Mike Westhoff interviewed today.
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Toledo: Former Mount Union offensive coordinator Jason Candle will coach the inside slot receivers and running backs. Former Notre Dame defensive graduate assistant Patrick Graham will serve as defensive line coach.
UT-San Antonio: Sources tell FootballScoop that Kentucky assistant Chris Thurmond has emerged as a leading candidate to become the first head football coach at UT-San Antonio.
Wednesday January 8, 2009
Cleveland Browns: We hear Raiders linebackers coach Don Martindale is heading to Cleveland with Mangini.
Illinois: Penn State defensive line coach Larry Johnson Sr. has interviewed with Ron Zook.
Navy: Head coach Ken Niumataolo has received a contract extension.
San Francisco 49ers: Oakland Raiders assistant Tom Rathman is returning to the 49ers to coach the running backs.
TCU: Head coach Gary Patterson has received a contract extension through 2014. His assistants will receive pay increases.
USC: Rocky Seto has been promoted to defensive coordinator. Former Houston Texans defensive line coach Jethro Franklin will coach the defensive line. Franklin is a former USC assistant under Pete Carroll. Ken Norton Jr. will add the title of assistant head coach for defense.
Wednesday January 7, 2009 (Update 3)
Cleveland Browns: We hear several NY Jets assistants are going with Eric Mangini to the Browns. NY Jets assistant Brian Daboll is expected to be named offensive coordinator. Oakland Raiders defensive coordinator Rob Ryan is expected to take the same position with Mangini.
New Orleans Saints: The Saints have just dismissed defensive coordinator Gary Gibbs.
Wednesday January 7, 2009 (Update 3)
Boston College: Head coach Jeff Jagodzinski will not return. ESPN is reporting that defensive coordinator Frank Spaziani will be named interim head coach.
Cleveland Browns: Former NY Jets head coach Eric Mangini has been hired as head coach.
Dallas Cowboys: The Cowboys have hired former Jacksonville Jaguars special teams coordinator Joe DeCamillis in the same capacity.
Elon: Sources tell us that head coach Pete Lembo has promoted offensive line coach Rich Skrosky to offensive coordinator. Princeton University assistant Scott Sallach will be quarterbacks coach / passing game coordinator. Former Elon player and current Winston-Salem State defensive backs coach Keith Gaither will join the Elon staff to coach the wide receivers.
Lindsey Wilson College: Sources tell FootballScoop that Ohio Dominican offensive coordinator Chris Oliver will be named head football coach at Lindsey Wilson College.
Seattle Seahawks: Gregg Knap will be introduced as offensive coordinator.
Texas A&M-Commerce: As FootballScoop first reported, former Baylor head coach Guy Morris was introduced today as the new head football coach.