Friday December 5, 2008 (Update 4)
Kansas State: Head coach Bill Snyder has hired Maryland defensive coordinator Chris Cosh in the same capacity. Cosh will also add the title of assistant head coach.
Mississippi State: Boise State head coach Chris Peterson is not a candidate.
Ole Miss: Head coach Houston Nutt has agreed to a contract extension through 2012. Nutt will reportedly make in the $2.5 - $2.8 million per year.
Friday December 5, 2008 (Update 3)
Wyoming: We hear that New Hampshire cornerbacks coach Alex Grinch will join Dave Christensen's staff at Wyoming. It also appears that Northern Iowa defensive line coach Jerry Montgomery will end up in Laramie.
Friday December 5, 2008 (Update 2)
Oklahoma State: Oklahoma State has rewarded Mike Gundy by agreeing to a new 7-year contract worth $15.7 million.
Ole Miss: Ole Miss officials met with head coach Houston Nutt this morning to improve the contracts of the head football coach and his assistants.
Friday December 5, 2008
Bowie State: FootballScoop has just learned that head coach Mike Lynn will not return for the 2009 season. Lynn and athletic director Derek Carter came to a mutual agreement this morning. In Lynn's 5th season, Bowie State finished 5-4.
Eureka College: Kurt Barth has been named head football coach. Barth previously served the past four seasons as the head coach at Eureka High School in Illinois.
Illinois State: FootballScoop has learned that Illinois State officials will conduct interviews next week with Georgia State offensive coordinator John Bond and Georgia Tech assistant Jeff Monken. Monken is the slotbacks / special teams coordinator for the Yellow Jackets.
New Mexico: We hear that Dennis Franchione has spoken with New Mexico.
New Mexico State: Sources tell us that New Mexico State will seek permission to talk with UCLA defensive coordinator DeWayne Walker.
Northeastern Oklahoma A&M: NEO sssistant coaches Travis Rhatigan and Jared Green will not return. Rhatigan served as the co-defensive coordinator. Green served as the defensive line coach.
Northwestern State: We hear that Northwestern State has interest in talking with Arkansas State defensive coordinator Kevin Corliss.
Syracuse: FootballScoop has confirmed that East Carolina head coach Skip Holtz has indeed spoken with Syracuse. As FootballScoop first reported, New Orleans Saints assistant Doug Marrone will interview.
Thursday December 4, 2008 (Update 5)
Washington: USC offensive coordinator Steve Sarkisian will be named head football coach at Washington.