Saturday November 22, 2008
University of Dubuque: Head coach Vince Brautigam will not return. Assistant head coach Jay Davis and defensive line coach Erik Ross will not return. The search for a new head coach in underway.
New Mexico: We hear that Arkansas offensive coordinator Paul Petrino, known as "Win on the fade for a touchdown" in some circles, is trying to get involved with the New Mexico head coaching position.
Southern Arkansas: FootballScoop has learned that Billy Dawson, head coach at Nashville High School (4A) in Arkansas, is the leading candidate to become the head coach at Southern Arkansas.
Syracuse: FootballScoop has learned that New Orleans Saints assistant Doug Marrone will interview with Syracuse.
Friday November 21, 2008 (Update 2)
Clemson: Illinois assistant Mike Locksley has interviewed with Clemson athletic director Terry Don Phillips.
Greensboro College: Randy Hunt has been named head coach. Hunt has been serving as a professor at Greensboro College since 2003.
Missouri: Gary Pinkel has reached a long term agreement with Missouri to remain as head coach. It is being reported the Pinkel will be paid approximately 2.5 million per year, making him one of the highest paid coaches in the country.
Friday November 21, 2008
Iona: Coaches at Iona University (NY) held a meeting notifying the players that the program has been canceled.
Kansas State: We continue to hear that the job is Gary Patterson's if he wants it.
New Mexico: University of Arizona offensive coordinator Sonny Dykes is a serious candidate at New Mexico. A third party has spoken with Dykes to gauge his interest in the job. Sonny Dykes is the son of former Texas Tech legendary head coach Spike Dykes.
Thursday November 20, 2008
Bently College: Head coach Peter Yetten has announced his retirement. Yetten's finished with an overall career record of 225-81-2 included 154-60-1 in 21 varsity seasons.
New Mexico: Former Auburn offensive coordinator Al Borges is a candidate.
Southern Arkansas: Terry Bowden (former Auburn head coach) and Andy Siegal are two more names in the mix. Siegal received his master's degree from Southern Arkansas and served as a graduate assistant under the current athletic director. Siegal currently serves as the offensive coordinator at the College of Sequoias in California.
Trinity Bible College: The head coaching job is open.
Washington: Notre Dame offensive coordinator Mike Haywood will interview at Washington for the head coaching position.
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Wednesday November 19, 2008
Clemson: We hear athletic director Terry Don Phillips is now seriously considering Virginia Tech's Bud Foster for the Clemson head coaching position. Phillips was very impressed with Foster during an interview last week.
Tennessee: Knoxville News is reporting Brian Kelly has emerged as the leading candiate at Tennessee. 9 days ago, FootballScoop learned that Tennesse athletic director intended to speak with Kelly.
Virginia Tech: Virginia Tech athletic director Jim Weaver has put in a call to Texas athletic director DeLoss Dodds to research the process of naming a coach-in-waiting. Weaver is in the early stages of considering Bud Foster for the coach-in-waiting at Virginia Tech.