Sunday October 19, 2008
Weekly Poll Result
Who gets your vote for mid-season Coach of the Year?
33% Joe Paterno 28% Nick Saban 19% Mike Gundy 12% Mack Brown 8% Bronco Mendenhall
Friday October 17, 2008
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Clemson: Jeff Davis has been named assistant athletic director for player relations on Dabo Swinney's Clemson football staff. Davis has been with the Clemson Athletic Department for the last six years as an assistant athletic director in fund raising.
Thursday October 16, 2008
Clemson: Quality control graduate assistants Daric Riley and Ryan Sulkowski have added the responsibilities of the on-the-field graduate assistants. Riley is now coaching the offensive scouts. Sulkowski is coaching the defensive scouts.
Eureka College: =Head football coach Dan Sullivan has stepped down due to family obligations. Sullivan was in his fourth season at Eureka. Associate head coach Matthew Smiley will take over the program as interim head coach.
Southeastern Louisiana: Head coach Mike Lucas has stepped down for the remainder of the season for health reasons. Offensive coordinator Tommy Condell is the acting head coach. Lucas will soon undergo heart valve procedure. He is expected to return as head football coach after his rehabilitation. Please keep Coach Lucas in your thoughts.
Tuesday October 14, 2008 (2nd update)
Clemson: Interim head coach Dabo Swinney has reassigned duties within the Clemson staff. Tight ends coach Billy Napier will now coach the quarterbacks. Graduate assistant Mike Dooley will coach the tight ends. Graduate assistant Jeff Scott will coach the wide receivers. Swinney and Napier will handle the offensive play calling duties. Read our write-up on Billy Napier from this summer. He has experienced success coaching quarterbacks.
Tuesday October 14, 2008
Columbus Destroyers (AFL): Chris Boden joins the staff as offensive coordinator. Boden previously served as OC for the Colorado Crush. Doug Lytle has been named defensive coordinator. Lytle spent the past four seasons with the Green Bay Blizzard (AF2). Pat Downey joins the staff as line coach. Downey spent the 2006 and 2007 seasons as the offensive/defensive line coach of the Philadelphia Soul.
New Orleans VooDoo (AFL): The New Orleans VooDoo has ceased operations. It appears the entire coaching staff is looking for new jobs.