Tuesday December 30, 2008 (Update 3)

Denver Broncos: Head coach Mike Shanahan has been dismissed.
Tuesday December 30, 2008 (Update 2)

Iowa State: We hear former Auburn defensive line coach Terry Price has been offered a job by Paul Rhoads at Iowa State.

New Mexico State: Sources tell FootballScoop that UCLA defensive coordinator DeWayne Walker has accepted the head coaching job at New Mexico State.

Houston Texans: Defensive coordinator Richard Smith, defensive backs coach Jon Hoke,and defensive line coach Jethro Franklin have all been dismissed.  Hoke may now become a candidate to join the staff at San Diego State.

Miami (OH): Sources tell FootballScoop that Mike Haywood is not expected to retain any assistants at Miami (OH).

Pima College: We hear former Phoenix College head coach David Given has interviewed for the defensive coordinator job at Pima College.
Tuesday December 30, 2008

New Mexico State: We hear if DeWayne Walker lands the New Mexico State job, he will offer the offensive coordinator job to former Washington State offensive coordinator Timm Rosenbach.

North Carolina A&T: Sources tell FootballScoop that Prairie View A&M head coach Henry Frazier has turned down an offer to become the next head coach at NC A&T.  We heard A&T may talk with Tennessee State head coach James Webster.  Alonzo Lee and interim coach George Ragsdale already interviewed.

Oregon State: Oregon State extended the contract of head coach Mike Riley through 2015
Syracuse: Check the DFO Scoop

Utah: Head coach Kyle Whittingham has signed a 5-year extension worth $6 million.

William Paterson University (D3): Interim head coach Jerry Flora has been named head football coach.  Paterson previously served as an assistant coach at William Paterson for six seasons.
Monday December 29, 2008 (Update 3)

Detroit Lions: The Lions have received permission to talk with Giants defensive coordinator Steve Spagnuolo.

Miami (FL): Offensive coordinator Patrick Nix will not return.

New Mexico State: We hear UCLA defensive coordinator is on campus talking with NMSU coaches tonight.

Texas A&M-Commerce: Sources tell FootballScoop that former Baylor head coach Guy Morris will be named head coach at Texas A&M-Commerce.
Monday December 29, 2008 (Update 2)

LSU: We hear that former Tennessee defensive coordinator John Chavis will be joining the LSU staff as defensive coordinator.


Bethany College: in West Virginia is accepting applications for the position of assistant football coach.  Bethany competes in NCAA division III and is a member of the Presidents Athletic Conference. This is a full time, 12 month position which reports to the head football coach. Responsibilities will include coaching a
position on defense, recruiting qualified student athletes, and assisting the head coach in all aspects of the football program.  There is the possibility the position will include defensive coordinator duties.  There will be a secondary assignment within the athletic department as well. Requirements include: Bachelor's degree (Master's preferred), and at least 3 years coaching experience. Knowledge of and adherence to all Bethany, NCAA, and Presidents Athletic Conference rules and regulations are also required.  Preference will be given to candidates with experience coaching linebackers.  Letters of application along with resume and list of eferences can be submitted electronically to <This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.> <This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.">mailto:This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.> or by fax to 304-829-7290. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until position is filled. AA/EOE
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