Tuesday October 20, 2009
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Tennessee: Lane Kiffin has signed a 6-year contract worth $14.25 million. His salary will increase each season, topping out at $2.75 million in 2014.
UT-San Antonio: FootballScoop has just learned that that Texas A&M assistant DFO, Shane Elder, has accepted the DFO position at UT-San Antonio under head coach Larry Coker. Our source tell us that Elder will begin tomorrow at UTSA.
Idaho: Idaho coach Robb Akey was asked about a possible contract extension this morning, and he said he's talked to athletic director Rob Spear about it. "We're going to get together at the end of the season and I look forward to that conversation," he said. Akey is in the third year of a five-year deal.
Florida Tuskers: Former University of Florida and Tampa Bay Bucs wide receiver, Ike Hilliard, is serving as an assistant coach on Jim Haslett's coaching staff.
Monday October 19, 2009
Washington Redskins: Recently hired offensive consultant, Sherm Lewis, will take over the play-calling duties. What would you do if you were Jim Zorn? Tony Dungy said last night, "I would say 'you hired me to be the head coach and this is how I'm going to do it. If you don't like it, then you need to fire me."
Cal: We hear that one athletic director will have Cal offensive coordinator / quarterbacks coach Andy Ludwig on a "first group" of candidates that he will be interested in.
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Sunday October 18, 2009
Washington Redskins: We hear a meeting has taken place this evening with owner Dan Snyder, GM Vinny Cerrato, and Jim Zorn. Cerrato apparently asked Zorn to give up the play-calling duties and focus on head coaching duties.
Saturday October 16, 2009
Check Coaches Quick Hits: College athletics is changing.
Friday October 16, 2009
Idaho State: We are hearing the Idaho State plans to renew the contract of head coach John Zamberlin, despite a winless record this season. We hear the school will extend Zamberlin's contract for the next 2 seasons.