Wednesday February 18, 2009 (Update 4)

Indiana State: Head coach Trent Miles has hired former Stanford and Indianapolis Colts wide receiver Troy Walters as offensive coordinator.  We think Miles coached Walters at Stanford.

Iowa State: Former Northern Iowa quarterbacks coach Courtney Messingham has joined the Iowa State staff as tight ends coach.

Kansas City Chiefs: Dedric Ward is joining the staff.  Former Tampa Bay offensive coordinator Bill Muir has joined the staff.

New Hampshire: Former Iona special teams coordinator / defensive line coach Jake Zweig has accepted the defensive line job at New Hampshire.

Richmond: Our sources tell us that defensive assistant Byron Thweatt will be promoted to running backs coach.  We heard Kenny Lewis will be joining the staff to coach the defensive tackles.

Toledo: We hear former Kent State wide receivers coach Jason Nichols has accepted the outside receivers job at Toledo.
Wednesday February 18, 2009 (Update 3)

Northwestern State: Our sources tell us that Central Arkansas offensive coordinator / quarterbacks coach Todd Cooley will accept the offensive coordinator job at Northwestern State.

Penn: We hear Rhode Island assistant Mark Fabish has accepted the tight ends job at Penn.  Our sources also tell us that Penn is set to promote Jon McLaughline to offensive coordinator / offensive line coach.


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The Blue Ridge School: High School, St George, Va has an opening for an offensive or defensive coordinator. The position includes a competitive salary, extensive benefits package, housing for you and family, meals for you and family, retirement. Duties: Assist the head football coach in all aspects of competitive private school program, recruiting, strength and conditioning, and fund raising. The candidate will teach 4 classes, advise 6 students, and pull duty 1 night a week and one weekend every 6 weeks. Qualifications: Bachelors required, Masters Preferred, Some teaching experience, minimum 4 years of coaching experience with some college experience desired. This is an excellent opportunity for the right person and long term candidates are encouraged to apply. Please send cover letter, resume and references to Head Football Coach, Del Smith, <This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.>
Wednesday February 18, 2009 (Update 2)

Pittsburgh: Our sources tell us head coach Dave Wannstedt has offered the offensive coordinator job to Frank Cignetti Jr.  It appears Cignetti will accept the position.
Wednesday February 18, 2009

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Cleveland Browns: Our sources tell us Eric Mangini could bring Noel Mazzone to the Browns as wide receivers coach.

Hawaii: We hear Gordie Shaw is leaving South Dakota to join the Hawaii staff as offensive line coach.  Our sources tell us South Dakota will promote quarterbacks coach Wesley Beschorner to offensive coordinator.

Kansas City Chiefs: We hear Chan Gailey will return to the Chiefs staff.  Former New Orleans Saints defensive coordinator Gary Gibbs will also join the staff.

Maryland: FootballScoop has learned that Richmond special teams coordinator / running backs coach Charlie Bankins will accept the special teams coordinator / tight ends job at Maryland.

Newport News Apprentice: is no longer accepting resumes for the offensive line job.

New Hampshire: Our sources tell us that Oregon defensive graduate assistant Matt Dawson has accepted the linebackers job at New Hampshire.

North Carolina: Our sources tell us South Florida secondary coach Troy Douglas will accept a position on Butch Davis' staff at UNC.

Pittsburgh: We hear head coach Dave Wannstedt is trying to lure Cal offensive coordinator Frank Cignetti to become the Pittsburgh offensive coordinator.  Cignetti is originally from Pittsburgh.

South Florida: We hear former Kansas Sate offensive coordinator Ron Hudson has interview with head coach Jim Leavitt.  We hear the interview was for the wide receivers job.

Virginia: Don't be surprised if Romeo Crennel gets involved with the UVA defensive coordinator job.
Tuesday February 17, 2009 (Update 3)

Akron: As we reported earlier, Walt Harris has accepted the quarterbacks / passing game coordinator position at Akron.

Iowa State: University of South Florida defensive coordinator Wally Burnham is leaving to accept the same position at Iowa State.

Minnesota: Houston Texans special teams assistant Richard Hightower is joining the Minnesota staff under Tim Brewster as wide receivers coach. 

Rutgers: We hear offensive coordinator John McNulty has talked with the Arizona Cardinals regarding the open wide receivers job.
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