Saturday December 20, 2008
Iowa State: Paul Rhoads, former Auburn Defensive Coordinator, will be announced today as the Iowa State Head Coach.
Eastern Michigan: Has narrowed their search to Louisiville Defensive Coordinator Ron English and Grand Valley State's Head Coach Chuck Martin.
Wyoming: Sources tell FootballScoop that Rice University assistant Dan Hammerschmidt is going to Wyoming to be their WR's coach. Paul Kaligis is leaving Montana to become the Offensive Line coach at Wyoming.
San Diego State: Sources tell FootballScoop that a difficult situation is arising at Ball State where former Head Coach Brady Hoke has apparently offered at least 4 of the current assistants (Eddie Faulkner - RBs, Darrell Funk - OL, Jeff Hecklinski - WRs & Recruiting and Aaron Wellman - S&C) positions with him at SDSU. The late date of the Ball St. bowl game (Jan 6th) makes the situation difficult for everyone involved.
Friday December 19, 2008
Ball State: Offensive coordinator Stan Parrish has been named head coach. Parrish replaces Brady Hoke, who accepted the head coaching job at San Diego State.
Eastern Michigan: Sources tell us that several candidates have turned down the job at Eastern Michigan. We hear EMU officials may now talk with Wayne State head coach Paul Winters.
Faulkner University (AL): Faulkner University (NAIA) is looking for a head coach.
Fordham University: Sources tell FootballScoop that both coordinator jobs are open.
Georgia Tech: Head coach Paul Johnson has a new 7-year contract.
Juniata: Carmen Felus has been named head football coach.
LSU: We hear that former Auburn assistant James Willis could end up in Baton Rouge. Sources tell us that UCLA defensive coordinator DeWayne Walker is interested in talking with Les Mile.
Syracuse: Former Clemson offensive coordinator Rob Spence has been hired at Syracuse in the same capacity.
USC: Secondary coach Rocky Seto has added the title of "assistant head coach for defense."
UT-San Antonio: UTSA would like to hire a head coach as quickly as possible. The Roadrunners will compete in D1-AA in 2011.
Washington: We hear Jacksonville Jaguars assistant Kennedy Pola will coach the running backs. We also hear the Detroit Lions assistant Scot Loeffler will coach the quarterbacks.
West Virginia Wesleyan: Denny Creehan has just been hired as the new head football coach.
Thursday December 17, 2008 (Update 2)
Northwestern State (LA): Sources tell FootballScoop that LSU co-defensive coordinator Bradley Dale Peveto has accepted the head coaching job at Northwestern State.
Yale: UMASS head coach Don Brown is no longer interested in the head coaching job at Yale.
Thursday Decemeber 18, 2008
Ball State: We hear that Stan Parrish will be announced as the head football coach.
Belhaven College (MS): Sources tell FootballScoop that Don Lee has resigned as head football coach to return to his alma mater, Olivet Nazarene, in the same capacity.
University of Dubuque: We hear Dubuque has hired Stan Zweifel as head coach. Zweifel previously served as offensive coordinator at Mankato State University.
North Carolina A&T: Sources tell FootballScoop that NC A&T has narrowed the search to current assistant George Ragsdale, Prarie View A&M head coach Henry Frazier, and Morgan State assistant Alonzo Lee.
Virginia: We hear former Bowling Green head coach Gregg Brandon has accepted the offensive coordinator position on Al Groh's staff at Virginia.
Wednesday December 17, 2008 (Update 5)
Kansas State: Utah offensive coordinator Andy Ludwig has accepted the offensive coordinator position at Kansas State.
Wyoming: We hear San Jose State offensive coordinator Marcus Arroyo has accepted the same position at Wyoming.
We will have several job postings tomorrow!