Friday February 6, 2009
Buffalo: Our sources tell us Liberty University linebackers coach Robert Wimberly has accepted the same position at Buffalo.
Kansas City Chiefs: There is a report that the Chiefs have offered the head coaching job to Arizona Cardinals offensive coordinator Todd Haley.
Mississippi State: Recently hired quarterbacks coach at Elon University, Scott Sallach, has accepted the tight ends job on Dan Mullen's staff at Mississippi State. Sallach and Mullen graduated college together.
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Northwestern: FootballScoop has confirmed that Northwestern has hired Bob Heffner to coach the tight ends / fullbacks.
Rice: Head coach Dave Bailiff has signed a new 5-year contract.
ULM: We hear former New Mexico defensive coordinator Troy Reffert will take over as defensive coordinator at Louisiana-Monroe.
Virginia: Chad Wilt has been hired as defensive line coach. Wilt previously served as defensive line coach / special teams coordinator at Liberty University.
Washington Redskins: Liberty University offensive coordinator Scott Wachenheim has accepted the tight ends job.
Thursday February 5, 2009 (Update 2)
Cleveland Browns: As we reported earlier, former San Francisco 49ers assistant George Warhop is the new offensive line coach.
Iowa State: We hear Paul Rhoads has hired Curtis Bray as the new defensive line coach. Bray previously served as the linebackers coach at Temple University under Al Golden.
Northwestern: Tight ends / fullbacks coach Adam Cushing will take over as offensive line coach. Head coach Pat Fitzgerald will look for a replacement to coach the tight ends / fullbacks.
Tampa Bay Bucs: We hear Princeton University tight ends coach Chris Mosley will be joining the Tampa Bay staff. Mosley has worked for Jeff Jagodzinski in the past.
Earlham College: a member of the NCAC, is looking for a full-time assistant coach with offensive line experience. Preferences are being given to candidates with video experience as well. I have attached their advertisement on their web site. http://www.earlham.edu/jobs/assistantfootball.html
Malvern Prep: is seeking a Head Varsity Coach in Football. Applicants must have previous high school coaching experience. If interested, please send cover letter, resume and references to Malvern Prep, attention Kurt Ruch, 418 South Warren Ave, Malvern, PA. 19355 or email <>. Applications will be accepted until February 23rd, 2009.
Thursday February 5, 2009
Arizona Western: There is an assistant football / financial aid coordinator position open at Arizona Western.
Ashland University: Our sources tell us former Toledo assistant Tim Rose has accepted the defensive coordinator job at Ashland University.
Kansas: We hear that the recently hired defensive line coach could be heading to the New York Jets. Former Illinois assistant Tom Sims is interested in the job.
New York Jets: We hear former Oakland Raiders quarterbacks coach John DeFilippo is joining the Jets' staff as quarterbacks coach. Our sources also tell us that University of Pittsburgh offensive coordinator / quarterbacks coach Matt Cavanaugh will be joining the Jets' staff as an offensive assistant.
Pikeville University: Head coach Mac Bryan has resigned.
University of Pittsburgh: We hear head coach Dave Wannstedt is interested in talking with Chan Gailey, Noel Mazzone, and Walt Harris.
Tampa Bay Bucs: We hear former Boston College offensive coordinator Steve Logan will be joining the Bucs' staff as quarterbacks coach.
UT-San Antonio: Former Miami Hurricanes head coach Larry Coker is interested in the head coaching job at UT-San Antonio.
Wesleyan University (Kansas): Our sources tell us Wesleyan will promote from within for the offensive coordinator job.
Northside Christian School: (1A) in St Petersburg, FL is looking for a Christian offensive line coach. NCS will have a full time high school science position open for a qualified candidate. NCS is looking for a coach with h.s. and college playing and or coaching experience. The candidate must be well versed in multiple I and spread offenses. Please contact head coach Andre Dobson only if you are a o-line coach and are a h.s. science teacher at: or 727-647-0386
Wednesday February 4, 2009 (Update 2)
Richmond: We hear UNLV assistant head coach / safeties coach Vic Shealy has accepted the defensive coordinator job at Richmond. Also, former Richmond quarterback Stacy Tutt has joined Mike London's staff as an assistant.
Wednesday February 4, 2009
Albany State: Our sources tell us that Delta State offensive line coach Steve Smith has accepted the offensive coordinator job at Albany State.
Middle Tennessee State: Former Auburn offensive coordinator Tony Franklin joined the MTSU staff as offensive coordinator.
Green Bay Packers: Scott McCurley has been added to the staff as defensive quality control assistant. Chad Morton joins the staff as a coaching administrator.
Kansas Wesleyan University: Our sources tell us offensive coordinator William Willie has resigned.
New Mexico State: Darrel Turner will serves as defensive GA. Brain Sheppard will serve as offensive GA. Jason Lenzmeir is the new offensive line coach. Dale Lindsey has been hired as assistant head coach / linebackers. Lindsey previously coach the linebackers at University of San Diego. Keith Murphy has been hired as wide receivers / special teams coach. Murphy previously served as offensive quality control / assistant special teams coach with St. Louis Rams. Mike Rutenberg will coach the safeties.
Oakland Raiders: The Raiders will remove the "interim" tag and name Tom Cable as head coach.
Ohio: Tight ends coach / recruiting coordinator Pete Germano will now coach the defensive line. Scott Isphording has been hired as recruiting coordinator / tight ends coach. Isphording previously served as the quarterbacks coach at Eastern Michigan.
Oregon State: Student assistant Daniel Drayton has been hired as defensive GA. Drayton replace Inoke Breckterfield, who now coaches the defensive line at Weber State.
Sacramento State: We hear former Boise State defensive graduate assistant Anthony Parker has been hired as defensive backs coach.
Tampa Bay Bucs: Former Washington Redskins quarterback Doug Williams has been promoted to coordinator of pro scouting. Williams has been on the Bucs' staff since 2004. Joe Bakers has been hired as defensive backs coach. Robert Nunn will serves as defensive line coach. We hear Nunn will coach the defensive line with Todd Wash.
Midland Lutheran College: Assistant Football Coach - Defensive Secondary. Athletic Department. Midland Lutheran College is a liberal arts college of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America. We hold the following core values to be the foundation of our identity as a community: Faith, Learning, Quality, Respect, and Stewardship. Midland Lutheran College is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Assistant Football Coach - Defensive Secondary. This person will be responsible for coaching the defensive backs and will perform other duties as assigned by the Head Football Coach and/or Director of Athletics. Application deadline is February 20, 2009. The Assistant Football Coach position is a full time, 11 month position. Teaching responsibilities (8-12 credit hours per academic year) within the Human Performance curriculum may be required. Event Management/Facility Management responsibilities may also be required. Contact Information. Send letter of application, resume, and reference list by February 20, 2009 to: Keith Kramme, Director of Athletics, Midland Lutheran College, 900 N. Clarkson Street, Fremont, NE 68025. 1-402-941-6059 <>