Sunday January 18, 2009 (Update 2)

Auburn: University of Colorado offensive line / run game coordinator Jeff Grimes has accepted the offensive line position at Auburn.

Florida: Head coach Urban Meyer has talked with Art Kehoe about joining the Gator's staff.  Pete Perot has returned to the LA Tech coaching staff as offensive line coach.  We hear Meyer is unsure at this time how he will organize his offensive coaching staff responsibilities.

Miami: Our sources tell us that Boise State wide receivers coach Brent Pease is not a candidate for the offensive coordinator position at Miami.  We hear head coach Randy Shannon is indeed interested in Cleveland Browns quarterbacks coach Rip Scherer.

Ohio: We hear former Eastern Michigan offensive coordinator Scott Ispording will be named tight ends / recruiting coordinator at Ohio University.

Utah: We hear head coach Kyle Whittingham tried to keep Aaron Roderick by naming him co-offensive coordinator / play caller.  Roderick chose to join Steve Sarkisian's staff at Washington as wide receivers coach.  We hear Dave Schramm will be promoted to offensive coordinator.  The Utes need to fill the quarterbacks and wide receiver positions.

Important Note: In the next few weeks FootballScoop intends to add another great piece of content to the site, a complete list of all D1 staffs.  To ensure our list is as complete and accurate as possible, we are asking that someone from each D1 staff email us the current list of coaches and all GAs / quality control along with their respective titles. Once we have collected the data we will post it on the site and then maintain it going forward.   Please send your emails to:  <This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.> Please title the email "Your University Coaching Staff."


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Sunday January 18, 2009

Tulsa:  We hear Clemson assistant Ron West has accepted the co-defensive coordinator job at Tulsa.

Washington:  Utah receivers coach Aaron Roderick has accepted the same position at Washington. 
Sunday January 18, 2009

South Florida: Head coach Jim Leavitt has dismissed offensive coordinator Greg Gregory.  Reports are that Gregory was told he would not return late Saturday night during an official visit weekend.

Louisiana-Monroe: We hear that Tim Rose (former Toledo defensive coordinator), Mike Cassidy (former Louisville defensive coordinator), and Mike Ackey have all talked with head coach Charlie Weatherbie about the defensive coordinator job at ULM.

more scoop coming today...
Saturday January 17, 2009

Ball State: Recent Ball State graduate Joey Lynch has been named wide receivers coach.

Boston College: Offensive coordinator Steve Logan has resigned.

Buffalo University: Defensive coordinator Jimmy Williams will not return.  Defensive backs coach Fred Reed will take over as defensive coordinator.  As FootballScoop first reported two weeks ago, defensive tackles coach Vantz Singletary has joined the San Francisco 49ers staff. 

Dallas Cowboys: Brian Stewart will not return as defensive coordinator.

Denver Broncos: Head coach Josh McDaniels has retained running backs coach Bobby Turner.

Illinois: Houston offensive line coach Joe Gilbert has taken the same position at Illinois.

Louisville: Recently hired assistant Brent Guy has been promoted to defensive coordinator.  We also hear the Middle Tennessee State assistant Antonio Goss will join the Louisville staff.

Michigan: We hear former Syracuse head coach Greg Robinson talked extensively with Rich Rodriquez at the AFCA Convention.  Rodriquez has yet to hire a defensive coordinator. 

New Mexico State: Earnest Wilson was retained as running backs coach.  Timm Rosenbach will be the offensive coordinator / quarterbacks.  Jason Lenzmeier will coach the offensive line.  Keith Murphy will coach the wide receivers /special teams.

South Carolina: We hear former Memphis and Georgia Tech assistant Jeep Hunter is a candidate to coach the running backs at South Carolina.  Our sources tell us that former UTC assistant Jay Graham is interested in the job.

Tampa Bay Bucs: Jon Gruden has been dismissed as head coach.  Defensive coordinator Raheem Morris is expected to be named head coach.  Tampa Bay has hired former New Orleans Saints defensive coordinator Gary Gibbs.  Gibbs' position is to be determined.

UMASS: UMASS is interested in Boston College offensive line coach Jack Bicknell Jr. to replace head coach Don Brown.  Bicknell Jr. is the former head coach at LA Tech.
Friday January 16, 2009 (Update 4)

Tennessee:  FootballScoop has confirmed Frank Wilson is the new wide receivers coach at Tennessee.  We also hear Willie Mack Garza will join the Tennessee staff.  

Miami:  We hear former San Diego St. head coach Chuck Long and Boise St. wide receivers coach Brent Pease will interview for the Miami OC job.  

Tulsa:  We hear Clemson assistant Ron West will be named co-defensive coordinator at Tulsa.  
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