Monday December 1, 2008
East Central University (OK): Sources tell FootballScoop that Brad Calip is a candidate. Calip is a member of the College Football Hall of Fame and former All-American at East Central. He has coaches most recently on the college level at Tulsa in 2006.
Iowa State: Shawn Raney (secondary) and Tony Petersen (quarterbacks) will not return. Wayne Bolt has been demoted from DC to linebackers. Robert McFarland has been demoted from OC to OL. Iowa State is looking to fill both coordinator positions.
Marshall: Mark Snyder will return as head football for the 2009 season.
Sunday November 30, 2008 (Update 3)
Akron: We hear the staff at Arkron is safe.
South Carolina: FootballScoop has learned that assistant coach John Hunt will not return. Hunt recently finished his 4th season coaching the offensive line at South Carolina. We hear Spurrier will contact Vanderbilt offensive line coach Robbie Caldwell.
Wyoming: Missouri offensive coordinator Dave Christensen will be named head football coach.
Sunday November 30, 2008 (Update 2)
Bowling Green: Bowling Green has an interest in Purdue assistant Brock Spack.
Eastern Michigan: Sources tell FootballScoop that Eastern Michigan will interview Scott Loeffler (Detroit Lions - QB's), Erik Campbell (Iowa - WR/TE's), and Corwin Brown (Notre Dame - DC). We hear that Michigan State assistant Don Treadwell has already interviewed.
Miami (OH): We hear that Mitch Browning is interested in the job. Browning was a long time assistant at Minnesota before joining Greg Robinson's staff at Syracuse.
North Carolina A&T: Sources tell FootballScoop that North Carolina A&T is very interested in hiring Southern Miss assistant Frank Wilson as the new head football coach.
Syracuse: Illinois assistant Mike Locksely has moved to the top of the Syracuse list.
Tennessee: ESPN is reporting that Monte Kiffin will join his son at Tennessee.
UNLV: It appears Mike Sanford will return as head coach in 2009.
Sunday November 30, 2008
Mississippi State: We hear Mississippi State has interest in LA Tech head coach Derek Dooley.
New Mexico: Sources tell us that New Mexico is interested in talking with Oklahoma State special teams coordinator Joe DeForest.
Tennessee: We hear South Carolina assistant David Reaves will join his brother-in-law Lane Kiffin in Knoxville. Sources also tell us that Kiffin has talked with LA Tech interim offensive line coach Art Kehoe. Kehoe is the former offensive line coach at Miami and Ole Miss.
Toledo: It appears that Toledo is down to Mark Stoops (Arizona DC), Matt Eberflus (Missouri DC), and Dan McCarney (Florida Defensive Line / Assistant HC).
Washington: Fresno State head coach Pat Hill interviewed for the UW job on Saturday.
Wyoming: Missouri offensive coordinator Dave Christensen flew to Laramie, Wyoming immediately after the Missouri vs. Kansas game. Christensen is the leading candidate to replace Joe Glenn as the head football coach at Wyoming.
More 'Scoop' later today...
Sunday November 29, 2008
The coaching turnover this season is officially unprecedented.
Bowling Green: Gregg Brandon has been dismissed as head football coach after 6 seasons at Bowling Green. The Falcons finished 6-6 this season. Brandon was 44-30 in his six seasons.
Miami (OH): Head coach Shane Montgomery has resigned. Miami finished 2-10 this season.
Mississippi State: Head coach Sylvester Croom has just resigned.