Sunday August 2, 2009
Delta State: Graduate assistant Ryan Barker has been promoted to defensive line coach at Delta State.
Boise State: Former University of Oregon player, Damon Griffin, has joined the Boise State staff as defensive graduate assistant.
Kentucky State: Wide receivers coach Wayne Dickens will take over as interim head coach.
Pacific University: Greg Lupfer (Cal Poly - defensive coordinator), Glen Fowles (Willamette University - offensive coordinator), Rick Ponx (North Central College), Keith Buckley (UC-Davis - defensive backs), and Mike Mitchell (Sandpoint HS in Idaho - head coach) were the finalists for the Pacific head coaching job. Buckley landed the job.
Indianapolis Colts: Tom Moore will carry the title of senior offensive coordinator. Howard Mudd will carry the title of senior offensive line coach. Both coaches are back for the start of training camp in their usual roles.
Saturday August 1, 2009
South Carolina State: The school is forcing head coach Buddy Pough to lay off 2 assistants. It appears defensive line coach Gerald Harrison and asssistant AD for football facilities Brantley Evans could be on the way out. Pough apparently is working to get both assistants reinstated.
Pacific: UC-Davis assistant head coach Keith Buckley will be the first head coach at Pacific, which begins football in 2010. Wow.
Portland State: We hear PSU is close to naming a new wide receivers coach. Former wide receivers coach Kevin Strasser accepted the senior offensive consultant job with the Edmonton Eskimos.
Tennessee State: We are hearing that defensive coordinator Rod Reed has added the title of assistant head coach.
West Virginia: Our sources tell that WVU student assistant Chris Demaria has accepted the wide receivers job at Kenyon College.
Friday July 31, 2009
Oregon: FootballScoop has learned that Alex Miller is the Ducks new offensive Grad Assistant and former Duck and NFL player Rashad Bauman has become an intern on the staff.
Maryland: Charles Huff has accepted a Grad Asstistant postion on the Terps staff. Huff was the Tight Ends / Special Teams coach at Tennessee St.
Baker University: Brian Boyle will be coaching the D. Line this season and we hear former Kansas City Chief and Philadelphia Eagle Sean Barber will be coaching on the offensive side of the ball.
Rocky Mountain College: Head coach David Reeves has resigned and OC Brian Armstrong has been named interim head coach. We hear Reeves is going down to Northern Arizona. Reeves has been at Rocky Mountain for the past five seasons.
Thursday July 30, 2009 (Update 2)
The Helmet Project: With the season about to start, we have placed the link to The Helmet Project on the homepage. Check below the Grad Assistant Flip Chart.
Kentucky State: We hear Ron Cook has accepted a position on the Kentucky State coaching staff.
Northern Michigan: Joe Tanis has accepted the tight ends / fullbacks job at Northern Michigan. Tanis previously served as the the defensive coordinator at Galesburg-Augusta High School (MI).
Rocky Moutain College: We hear the head coaching job has come open.
University of Chicago: Kyle Sweeney and Dan Gritti have been named assistant football coaches. Sweeney will serve as defensive coordinator and secondary coach, while Gritti will coach linebackers and oversee special teams for Head Coach Dick Maloney's staff.
Thursday July 30, 2009
Hudson Catholic HS (NJ): Former Rutgers assistant coach Chris Demarest is the new AD / head football coach at Hudson Catholic HS.
Savannah State: McCormick HS (SC) offensive coordinator, C.J. Frye, has accepted the running backs job at Savannah State. Frye once served as a graduate assistant coach at South Carolina. Also, former Appalachian State wide receiver, Hans Batichon, has joined the staff as wide receivers coach.
Montana: Former University of Oregon wide receivers coach, Robin Pflugrad, has joined the Montana staff as wide receivers coach.
Youngstown State: Former Central Michigan special teams coordinator, Mike Kolakowski, has joined the Youngstown Staff a few weeks ago. Kolakowski will coach the safeties. Kolakowski served as the defensive coordinator at Youngstown State from 2004-2006.
Chowan University: Former Texas Tech intern, Roy Rodriguez, has accepted the defensive line job at Chowan.
Western New England College: Our sources have just told us that Brian Cain has accepted the defensive line job at Western New England. Cain was most recently the head coach of the Oslo Vikings in Norway. He previously coached the defensive line at Loras College and Kenyon College.