Monday November 24, 2008
Illinois State: Georgia State offensive coordinator John Bond is the leading candidate for the head coaching position at Illinois State. Bond is the former offensive coordinator at Northern Illinois and Georgia Tech.
Kansas State: Bill Snyder will be named head coach this morning. Expect Clemson defensive coordinator Vic Koenning to join Snyder's staff.
Toledo: No candidates have formally interviewed as of Friday. FootballScoop has confirmed that University of Arizona defensive coordinator Mark Stoops is very interested in the job. We hear that Toledo is very interested in Stoops and Missouri defensive coordinator Mark Eberflus.
Utah State: UCLA defensive coordinator DeWayne Walker is expected to interview for the head coaching position at Utah State. Also, Utah State has already contacted John L. Smith.
Sunday November 23, 2008 (Update 4)
Kansas State: The Wichita Eagle Newspaper is reporting that Bill Snyder will be named head coach on Monday. The report states that Snyder is expected to sign a five-year contract worth $1.8 million per year.
Sunday November 23, 2008 (Update 3)
Illinois State: Denver Johnson has resigned as head football coach. Johnson served as the head coach at Illinois State for 9 season. The Red Birds finished 3-8 this season.
Sunday November 23, 2008 (Update 2)
San Diego State: Chuck Long has been dismissed as head football coach. This news comes surprising to many considering athletic director Jeff Schemmel's public assurance that Long was safe just a few weeks ago.
Wyoming: FootballScoop has just learned that Joe Glenn is out as head coach of the Wyoming Cowboys.
Sunday November 23, 2008
Clemson: Athletic director Terry Don Phillips did not attend the Clemson game at Virginia yesterday. It is being reported that Phillips was in Fort Worth, Texas to watch the Air Force vs. TCU game. Phillips has also spoken recently with Tampa Bay Bucs special teams coordinator Rich Bisaccia. Bisaccia served as a Clemson assistant for several years in the early 1990's.
UT-Chattanooga: Our sources tells us that Kentucky assistant coach Randy Sanders interviewed for the head coaching position at UT-Chattanooga on Friday. We also hear that UT-Martin head coach Jason Simpson is very interested in the UTC job.
Washington: FootballScoop has learned that Dennis Franchione is one of the leading candidates to replace Tyrone Willingham at Washington. Former president of Louisiana State University and current president of the University of Washington, Mark Emmert, once offered Franchione the head coaching position at LSU.