Monday June 30, 2014
ESPN: ESPN has announced Dari Nowkah has signed a new contract that names him the SEC Network and its nightly news show "SEC Now."
Iowa Western (JC): Per source, Wisconsin-Stout (D-III) offensive line coach Dane Wardenburg is joining the staff.
Lycoming (D-III - PA): Per source, Wilkes University (D-III - PA) defensive backs coach Earl Chaptman has accepted the same position at Lycoming College.
Minot State (D-II - ND): Head coach Tyler Hughes has added Cole Popovich to the staff to coach the offensive line. Popovich spent the past two seasons as an offensive grad assistant at Utah State where he worked mainly with the offensive line.
Sunday June 29, 2014
Please join us in praying for the family of former Auburn player Philip Lutzenkirchen who was killed in an automobile accident early this morning.
Miami: Jorge Baez is joining Al Golden's staff as assistant director of player personnel. Baez, currently the offensive coordinator / quarterbacks coach at Gulliver Prep in Miami, previously coached at Ole Miss & Southern University among other places. Josh Darrow reported this about an hour ago as well.
Elon: With defensive line coach Carlton Hall accepting a position at Yale, Elon has moved defensive assistant Pat Madden into that role.
Saturday June 28, 2014
Former Army and Oakland Raiders assistant Bob Mischak passed away earlier this week. Our thoughts and prayers are with his family.
Miles College (D-II - AL): Former St. Louis Ram Dexter McCleon will be the defensive backs coach at Miles College.
Kutztown (D-II - PA): Former Holy Cross defensive end/linebacker Mike Tucker has been named the defensive ends coach at Kutztown.
Elon (FCS - NC): Per source, Bill McCord has been named a defensive assistant at Elon.
Friday June 27, 2014
Our prayers are with Tulsa head coach Bill Blankenship and his family. Wednesday night coach Blankenship's father, Gerald, passed away.
San Bernardino Valley College (CC - CA): San Bernardino Valley College is looking for a safety/linebackers coach. There is a $4,500.00 stipend. There may also be an opportunity to teach a class. Please contact John Shipp at 714-745-1628 if interested.
Butler (FCS - IN): Former Ball State defensive grad assistant Gerald Chatman has been hired to coach the defensive line. The hire completes Butler's staff.
Ohio Mid-Western College (USCAA): Former Central State (D-II - OH) head coach EJ Junior has been named defensive coordinator.
Kings College (D-III - PA): We are told that Kings College is not accepting applicants for the running backs position at this time.
Allegheny (D-III - PA): Kings College (D-III - PA) running backs coach Skyler Fultz has accepted the same position at Allegheny College.
Cal: Athletic director Sandy Barbour is stepping down. See the full details over at AD Scoop.
Oklahoma: Athletic director Joe Castiglione and the entire assistant coaching staff have received raises and contract extensions, per Sooner Scoop. Castiglione's contract was extended through June 30, 2020 and will receive a raise of $100,000 to bring his salary to $1.03 million. The assistants all received contract extensions through May 31, 2015, except for defensive coordinator Mike Stoops who is under contract through January 31, 2017, and Josh Heupel who is covered through May 31 of 2016. The raises, which range from $46,000 to $300,000, are as follows; OL coach Bill Bedenbaugh ($370,000), STC and TE coach Jay Boulware ($325,000), RBs coach Cale Gundy ($350,000), co-OC Josh Heupel ($605,000), LBs coach Tim Kish ($325,000), DL coach Jerry Montgomery ($380,000), co-OC Jay Norvell ($455,000), strength coach Jerry Schmidt ($300,000), DC Mike Stoops ($850,000), and CBs coach Bobby Jack Wright ($350,000).
Henderson State (D-II - AR): Per source, defensive coordinator Carey Baker has stepped down and accepted a position outside of coaching. We've heard nothing but great things about Baker over the years. We're sure he's making this move with a heavy heart; and we are certain he'll be missed.
Thursday June 26, 2014
Longtime college assistant Steve Little, who most recently coached the outside linebackers at Lake Forest (D-III - IL) and also served as strength coach, has passed away after a long illness. Please join us in praying for his family. Little also coached with the Chicago Bears and at Temple, Purdue, Iowa State, and Trinity International.
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Mercyhurst (D-II - PA): Frostburg State defensive grad assistant JJ Eckels has accepted an offensive grad assistant position on the Mercyhurst staff working with the receivers.
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Lock Haven (D-II - PA): Former tight ends coach Ty Traister is the new head coach at Northampton HS (VA).
Hanover (D-III - IN): Former Notre Dame player and longtime Cincinnati area high school coach Jim Hautman has joined the Hanover staff and will coach the offensive line.
Seattle Seahawks: Jeff Braxton, defensive line coach / recruiting coordinator at Delaware State (FCS), will be participating in the Bill Walsh Minority Fellowship program with the Seahawks.