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.
Sunday November 23, 2008
Weekly Poll Result
Which top 10 team will lose this weekend?
58% Texas Tech loses to Oklahoma 30% Penn State loses to Michigan State 12% Boise State loses to Nevada 866 Total Votes
Saturday November 22, 2008
University of Dubuque: Head coach Vince Brautigam will not return. Assistant head coach Jay Davis and defensive line coach Erik Ross will not return. The search for a new head coach in underway.
New Mexico: We hear that Arkansas offensive coordinator Paul Petrino, known as "Win on the fade for a touchdown" in some circles, is trying to get involved with the New Mexico head coaching position.
Southern Arkansas: FootballScoop has learned that Billy Dawson, head coach at Nashville High School (4A) in Arkansas, is the leading candidate to become the head coach at Southern Arkansas.
Syracuse: FootballScoop has learned that New Orleans Saints assistant Doug Marrone will interview with Syracuse.
Friday November 21, 2008 (Update 2)
Clemson: Illinois assistant Mike Locksley has interviewed with Clemson athletic director Terry Don Phillips.
Greensboro College: Randy Hunt has been named head coach. Hunt has been serving as a professor at Greensboro College since 2003.
Missouri: Gary Pinkel has reached a long term agreement with Missouri to remain as head coach. It is being reported the Pinkel will be paid approximately 2.5 million per year, making him one of the highest paid coaches in the country.
Friday November 21, 2008
Iona: Coaches at Iona University (NY) held a meeting notifying the players that the program has been canceled.
Kansas State: We continue to hear that the job is Gary Patterson's if he wants it.
New Mexico: University of Arizona offensive coordinator Sonny Dykes is a serious candidate at New Mexico. A third party has spoken with Dykes to gauge his interest in the job. Sonny Dykes is the son of former Texas Tech legendary head coach Spike Dykes.