Saturday July 19, 2014
Lindenwood (D-II - MO): The school has announced the promotion of quarterbacks coach/passing game coordinator Matt Karleskint to offensive coordinator.
Friday July 18, 2014
Minnesota Vikings: Special teams coordinator Mike Priefer has been suspended three games following the team's investigation into allegations of anti-gay remarks.
Mayville State (NAIA - ND): Per source, head coach Derek Schlieve has resigned to become assistant head coach / defensive coordinator on the Spring Hill (TX) High School staff.
New Mexico Military (JC): Bill Ross has joined the staff to coach the linebackers. Ross was an all-conference linebacker at New Mexico Military, and a two time all-conference linebacker at Arkansas-Pine Bluff.
Old Dominion: Linebackers coach Ulrick Edmonds has stepped down after seven months on the job to take an unspecified position at N.C. State, while former Connecticut staff member Darrell Perkins has been hired as cornerbacks coach. Kermit Buggs will move to safeties, and defensive coordinator Rich Nagy will coach the linebackers.
Millersville (D-II - PA): Per source, Red Land HS (PA) assistant coach Scott Acri has accepted a position on the Millersville staff.
In his attempt to save football for the "have-nots", June Jones would kill football for the "have-nots"
Urbana (D-II - OH): Stephen Pribble, who coached the quarterbacks and wide receivers at Manchester College (D-III - IN) the last few seasons, has been hired as offensive coordinator / quarterbacks coach at Urbana on Dave Taynor's staff.
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Thursday July 17, 2014
Bethany College (NAIA - KS): Mike Lawrence has been announced as the wide receivers coach/special teams coordinator for the Swedes. He was previously the head coach at Wiregrass High School in Wesley Chapel, Fla.
Concordia (NAIA - AL): Former Alcorn State offensive grad assistant Michael Fantroy has been hired to coach the receivers.
East Stroudsburg (D-II - PA): Chadd Braine, who has previously served as the defensive coordinator at William Paterson (D-III - NJ) and Northern Michigan (D-II), has accepted the defensive coordinator job at his alma mater.
Valdosta State (D-II - GA): Linebackers coach and special teams coordinator Bubba Walker has been promoted to defensive coordinator. Here's a quick interview with (and a laugh courtesy of) Bubba Walker.
East Central (D-II - OK): Former tight ends coach / DFO Brett Marsaln has accepted the assistant defensive coordinator position at Wilburton HS (OK).
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Louisiana-Monroe: Per source, Joshua Boulware has joined the ULM program as a defensive grad assistant. Boulware spent last season as a grad assistant at McKendree (D-II - IL) where he assisted with the defensive backs.
Arizona Western (JC - AZ): Arizona Western has announced the hiring of offensive line coach Korian Chambers. Chambers played offensive line at Arizona Western before moving on to play at the University of New Mexico.
Wednesday July 16, 2014
Former Troy State University head coach, and former Auburn assistant Tom Jones has passed away. Please keep his family in your prayers during this difficult time.
Ferrum (D-III - VA): Pete Shaw, who spent the past ten seasons at Ferrum College, has accepted the head coaching job at Colt's Neck HS (NJ).
Central Oklahoma (D-II): The school has announced the hiring of Jason Smelser as linebackers coach and special teams coordinator. He spent three seasons on the Henderson State staff, the last two as linebackers coach/strength & conditioning coordinator.
Texas: In their new book "My Conference Can Beat Your Conference," Paul Finebaum and Gene Wojchieckowski write that Texas boosters were willing to offer Nick Saban a $15 million signing bonus and a contract worth $100 million-plus, before incentives, according to an advanced copy obtained by AL.com. "Texas was dead serious about trying to money-whip Saban," the pair writes. The book corroborates reports by this website and others back in December on the seriousness of Texas' pursuit of Saban.
Illinois: Longtime Maryland offensive line coach Tom Brattan will be the Illini's offensive line coach, per source. Brattan began coaching offensive line at William & Mary in 1984 and has previously worked at Northwestern and Stanford in addition to Maryland.
Purdue: Purdue has hired Austin Schaffer as a recruiting grad assistant. Schaffer was a recruiting intern at Cincinnati last year.
Missouri Western (D-II): At Missouri Wester, we hear that defensive line coach Wes Bell has been promoted to defensive coordinator, offensive line graduate assistant Ryan Olson has been promoted to tight ends coach. Also, former Arkansas Tech graduate assistant Josh Jones has been hired to coach the weakside linebackers.
Temple: Head coach Matt Rhule tore his calf.
Louisiana-Monroe: Former Boerne HS (TX) linebacker coach Daniel Lopez has accepted the defensive grad assistant job.
Tuesday July 15, 2014
Florida Atlantic: Former Wisconsin defensive lineman Patrick Muldoon has joined Charlie Partridge's staff as a defensive graduate assistant.
Oklahoma: The Sooners have announced the hiring of Colorado State director of player personnel Drew Hill to the same position.
Northwestern: Pat Fitzgerald netted just under $2.5 million in compensation in 2012 according to tax documents obtained by USA Today.
Stanford: Head coach David Shaw earned $1.175 million in base pay, $290,000 in bonuses and more than $470,000 in deferred compensation in 2012 according to tax documents obtained by USA Today. Shaw has since signed a new, lengthy extension which is believed to have raised his compensation significantly.
New York Giants: Brandon Berning, who spent the last seasons at Wisconsin as a recruiting and football ops intern, has accepted a pro scouting internship with the Giants.
Norwich (D-III - VT): Special teams coordinator / inside linebackers coach Bill Russell has added the title of associate head coach.
Finlandia (D-III - MI): The school has announced the hiring of Dan Mettlach as offensive coordinator.
San Bernardino Valley College (CC - CA): San Bernardino Valley College is looking for a running back and a tight end coach. There is a $4,500.00 stipend. Please contact John Shipp at 714-745-1628 if interested.
Tennessee Titans: Matt Waugh has been hired as a player personnel intern. Waugh was a recruiting intern at the University of Cincinnati last year.
Ohio Mid-Western College (USCAA): Terrill Byrd, a former Cincinnati standout, has been hired to coach the defensive line.
Paine College (D-II - GA): Per source, former North Carolina Central assistant offensive line coach Jamar Harp has accepted the defensive line job at Paine College.
Stetson (FCS - FL): Head coach Roger Hughes has announced the addition of Charles Huff to coach the defensive line. Huff comes to Stetson from Northern Arizona, where he coached the defensive backs the past three seasons.
St. Scholastica (D-III - MN): The College of St. Scholastica invites applications for the position of offensive line coach. This is a full-time, 11-month per year position. Responsibilities include assisting the head coach in the administration of all phases of an intercollegiate football program; including, but not limited to coaching, recruiting, monitoring academic progress of student-athletes, setting up travel arrangements, assisting with campus visit arrangements. A bachelor's degree and coaching experience in college, high school, or the equivalent is required as is a strong background in coaching at position. Video editing experience and a background in strength training and conditioning of football players is preferred. For more information, and to apply, visit www.csshrjobs.com.
Appalachian State: Per soruce, Brevard College (D-II - NC) offensive line coach Taylor Cornett has accepted the special teams grad assistant job.