|Tuesday May 20, 2014
Cleveland Browns: Bill Kuhahrich has joined the Browns' front office as executive chief of staff. Kuhahrich previously worked for the New Orleans Saints and the Kansas City Chiefs, as well as for the USFL's Philadelphia/Baltimore Stars.
Chip Kelly's latest innovation involves...a remote control car?
Tennessee-Martin (FCS): John Bond is the new offensive coordinator, the school announced today. Bond is the former offensive coordinator at UMass, Georgia State, Georgia Tech, Northern Illinois, Army and Illinois State.
Georgia Tech: As we posted about a week ago, the Yellow Jackets have added Ray Rychleski to the staff as special teams coordinator, the school officially announced today. Rychleski spent last season in the CFL and last worked in the college game for South Carolina in 2008.
Alfred (D-III - NY): Longtime offensive line coach/run game coordinator Robert Rankl has been promoted to head coach.
Cleveland Browns: Per Mary Kay Cabot, the Browns are in the process of hiring former Redskins director of pro personnel Morocco Brown.
College of the Redwoods (JC - CA): Head coach Chris Vicory is stepping down after his first season to become the offensive line coach at Claremont-Mudd-Scripps University.
Davenport (NAIA - MI): Per source, Ferris State defensive coordinator Lou Esposito has been tabbed as the new head coach at Davenport University, which will start competition in 2015. Esposito previously served as the defensive line coach at Western Michigan and as the head coach at St. Joseph (D-II - IN).
|Monday May 19, 2014
Houston: Tony Levine has signed a contract extension taking him through the 2018 season. The new deal will also increase his pay from $800,000 to $925,000. Levine had three years remaining on his original deal, and according to Joseph Duarte, the extension had been in the works since January.
Idaho: Per source, offensive line coach Jon Carvin is leaving the staff. We hear offensive coordinator Kris Cinkovich will transition from coaching the receivers to the offensive line, and the staff is now looking for applicants to coach the receivers.
Washington Redskins: Bret Munsey, a scout with the Philadelphia Eagles organization, will join the franchise as an offensive assistant, per CBS DC.
Franklin and Marshall (D-III - PA): Per source, former Kennard-Dale HS (PA) head coach Andy Loucks has accepted a position on the Franklin and Marshall staff.
Ohio State: Buckeye co-defensive coordinator and safeties coach Chris Ash will make $590,000 this season. $520,000 of that is base pay, while $70,000 is a "one-time transition payment". Ash's base salary jumps to $550,00 next year according to Dave Briggs.
Los Angeles Valley (CC - CA): L.A. Pierce College running backs coach / recruiting coordinator Cordell Landers has joined the staff at Los Angeles Valley College. Landers also played at Los Angeles Valley.
Iowa State: Gerrit Chernoff has been promoted to director of player personnel for the Cyclones. Chernoff previously served as the assistant for recruiting operations with the program.
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Saturday May 17, 2014
Kutztown (D-II - PA): Assistant coach Jared Haas has resigned to become an assistant coach at Arkansas Tech. Additionally, GA Zach Snyder has stepped down to pursue other opportunities.
Tulsa: Per source, Oklahoma Baptist offensive coordinator/special teams coordinator John Johnson has left the staff to be an offensive GA at Tulsa. Johnson will coach the running backs.
Southwestern Oklahoma State (D-II): Defensive backs coach/recruiting coordinator Toby Trotter has accepted a position at Highland Park (TX) High School.
Simon Fraser (D-II - BC): Former offensive coordinator Nick Lucy has been hired as the head coach at Squalicum (WA) High School.
|Friday May 16, 2014
New Mexico Highlands (D-II): Per source, McMurry (D-III - TX) offensive coordinator Chase Holbrook has accepted the offensive coordinator role at New Mexico Highlands.
Wisconsin-Eau Claire (D-III): Sam Cummings has been named defensive coordinator, the school has announced. Cummings had served as special teams coordinator and defensive line coach at Concordia-St. Paul since 2011.
USC: Lane Kiffin made $3.1 million in 2012, and defensive coordinator Monte Kiffin made $1.9 million in his final year with the program, according to tax documents obtained by USA Today.
FootballScoop: We plan to respond to all of the applicants for our intern position later today. Thank you all for your incredible interest in the position.
The recruiting story of the Spring...compliments of Billy Lynch
Nichols College (D-III - MA): Per source, Paul Janoscak has been hired as a grad assistant at Nichols College. Janoscak previously served as the special teams coordinator at WPI (D-III - MA).
Dynasty Mechanics: Renowned mechanics guru Tom House and Adam Dedeaux will be in the DFW to put on his first ever Texas QB camp. Tom is currently working with Brady, Brees, Flacco, Dalton, Pryor, and many others! Come out to Northwest HS to experience this once in a lifetime opportunity May 30/31. Go to the link to register.
|Thursday May 15, 2014
Listen to Mike Leach describe the experience of playing at LSU's Tiger Stadium
Iowa State: Nicole Hunter has joined the staff as the assistant for football recruiting. Hunter has spent the last two seasons as a student assistant within the Cyclone program.
Tampa Bay Bucs: The Bucs have announced the additions of Jon Robinson as director of player personnel, and Andy Speyer as national scout. Speyer spent the last dozen seasons in the Philadelphia Eagles organization.
Texas A&M-Commerce: Sam Houston State student assistant Omasha Brantley has joined the staff as a grad assistant.
Snow College (CC - UT): Snow College is no longer accepting applicants for their two open part-time positions. Thank you for the overwhelming interest and the finalists will be notified in the next few days.
Craig Bohl recalls the exact moment he knew he was ready to become an FBS head coach
East Tennessee State: Former Virginia Tech quarterbacks coach and James Madison offensive coordinator Mike O'Cain has joined Carl Torbush's staff at ETSU as offensive coordinator. O'Cain also served as the head coach at NC State from 1993-2000.
San Bernardino (CC - CA): Golden West (CC - CA) offensive coordinator John Shipp will be the new head coach at San Bernardino CC, per source.
Elon: Elon has hired former Ball State quarterback Kelly Page as their new DFO. More details here.