Saturday May 3, 2014
Seattle Seahawks: The organization has announced the appointment of Will Harriger as offensive assistant, Chris Morgan as assistant offensive line coach, Chad Morton as assistant special teams coach, Nate Carroll as assistant wide receivers coach and John Glenn as defensive quality control.
|Friday May 2, 2014
Eastern Michigan: Minnesota State - Mankato interim head coach Aaron Keen has accepted the tight ends / special teams coordinator role at Eastern Michigan, per source.
Georgia Tech: Special teams coordinator Dave Walkosky has left the staff. The AJC reports that Paul Johnson deferred comment to Walkosky and notes the separation "appears to be unexpected".
Middle Tennessee: University of Tennessee assistant director of player personnel Brandon Lawson will be the new director of player personnel at MTSU, per source. We hear that Tennessee plans to fill the position with a new hire but hasn't narrowed to a shortlist yet.
IUP (D-II - PA): Former Ohio State and Indiana defensive grad assistant Bryant Haines has joined the IUP staff and will coach the defensive line, and serve as strength and conditioning coordinator.
Lamar: Ray Woodard has now announced the addition of Mark Criner and Arlington Nunn. Criner will work with the linebackers and Nunn will take over the running backs.
Todd Dodge: Former North Texas head coach, and former Pitt quarterbacks coach, Todd Dodge has left the head coaching job at Marble Falls HS (TX) to become the head coach at Austin Westlake HS (TX).
Amherst (D-III - MA): Former WPI offensive coordinator Anthony Fucillo is the new quarterbacks coach at Amherst College.
William Paterson (D-III - NJ): Alonso Escalante has accepted the secondary / safeties position at WPU, per source. Escalante served as a defensive coaching assistant with the Tampa Bay Bucs the past two seasons.
WPI (D-III - MA): Per source, offensive coordinator Anthony Fucillo has left the program.
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Delaware: Sources tell us that Robert Sabol (offensive quality control) and Mark Bailey (defensive quality control) have joined the staff.
|Thursday May 1, 2014
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Alabama: Remember all the chatter in December & early January about Saban speaking with Texas? Know who was worried he would leave? Alabama AD Bill Battle
West Virginia: Defensive coordinator Tony Gibson has received a raise from $250,000 to $350,000 according to Mike Casazza of the Charleston (W. Va.) Daily Mail. He is now the third-highest paid assistant on the staff, trailing senior associate head coach/defensive line coach Tom Bradley ($600,000) and associate head coach/special teams coordinator/safeties coach Joe DeForest ($500,000). Overall, Dana Holgorsen's staff has received a collective 12.5 percent raise since 2012.
DFO Spring Meetings: The meetings are Monday and Tuesday in Dallas. The agenda & speakers have been finalized. We look forward to seeing many of you there.
Southern Connecticut State: As we reported back in early March, former New Hampshire defensive ends coach Jon Shelton will be the new defensive coordinator at SCSU taking the spot of longtime defensive coordinator Mike Dodge who was not retained, per source. We also hear now that receivers coach Chris Bergeski will be the new offensive coordinator.
FIU: FIU's DFO position opened yesterday.
|Wednesday April 30, 2014
Green Bay Packers: The Packers will hire New Mexico State offensive line coach Steve Marshall as their assistant offensive line coach according to Rob Demovsky of ESPN.com. Marshall has previous NFL experience with the Houston Texans and Cleveland Browns. Update> We have confirmed that he is going to the Packers. Sources tell us that there is no clear replacement at NMSU. Will keep you posted.
North Carolina: Carrboro HS (NC) head coach Jason Tudryn has accepted the director of high school relations position on Larry Fedora's staff.
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|Tuesday April 29, 2014
Oregon: Scott Frost has received a $30,000 raise and will make $400,000 in 2014 according to the Oregonian. Just to recap, Frost and offensive line coach Steve Greatwood ($385,000) each received raises and new contracts, while running backs coach Gary Campbell ($300,000), and tight ends / special teams coach Tom Osborne ($367,584) will earn the same salaries they did in 2013 with new contracts. The rest of the staff will make as follows; DL coach Ron Aiken ($500,000), DC Don Pellum ($400,000), DBs coach John Neal ($325,000), WR coach Matt Lubick ($325,000) and OLB coach Erik Chinader ($275,000).
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Boise State: Defensive grad assistant Kyle Ward has left the program to take a full-time job at West Mesquite HS (TX).
Louisiana College: Head coach Dennis Dunn has been named athletic director at Louisiana College. He will continue to serve as head football coach as well.
Central Florida: Interim defensive coordinator Tyson Summers has been named the Knights' full-time defensive coordinator.
Oklahoma State: Former defensive coordinator Bill Young is taking over the head coaching job at Yukon HS (OK), per Eddie Radosevich.
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West Valley College (CC - CA): West Valley College has decided to discontinue the football program. We understand that head coach Jim Winkler plans to remain on campus.
Muskingum (D-III - OH): Muskingum University is no longer accepting resumes for their two grad assistant positions. Thank you for the overwhelming interest in the positions.
College of Wooster (D-III - OH): Former Miami (OH) grad assistant Matt Mountjoy will be joining the Wooster staff and will coach the tight ends and running backs.