Sunday November 9, 2008

Weekly Poll Result

Which top 10 team loses this week?

Texas Tech loses to Oklahoma State (34%, 152 Votes)
Utah loses to TCU (30%, 135 Votes)
Alabama loses to LSU (29%, 132 Votes)
Penn State loses to Iowa (8%, 34 Votes)
   Total Voters: 453
Kent State: Kent State athletic director Laing Kennedy expects head coach Doug Martin to return.  "Doug is under contract [through 2010] and it is our desire to fulfill that commitment," states Kennedy. Kennedy said the decision came with the blessing of KSU President Lester Lefton.
Friday November 6, 2008  (Update 4)  BREAKING NEWS

Kansas State: A Kansas State beat writer is reporting that Kansas State and Gary Patterson have reached an agreement for Patterson to become the new head football coach in Manhattan.  A Kansas State graduate, Patterson has been the head coach at TCU since 2000.  Patterson's agent has quickly responded by strongly denying any contact with Kansas State.
Friday November 6, 2008  (Update 3)

Grand Rapids Community College: Head Football Coach / Assistant Professor. Detailed information on responsibilities and other requirements regarding this position can be found at the GRCC website at www.grcc.edu/jobs Requirements: Master's degree in Wellness, Sports Sciences, Physical Education, or related discipline. Minimum of 2 yrs fulltime teaching experience. 32 weeks. Salary commensurate with experience.. Submit a cover letter (including FS40), resume, copy of unofficial transcripts, and 3 professional reference letters by December 5, 2008, to Human Resources, GR Community College, 143 Bostwick NE, GR, MI 49503.  
  Friday November 6, 2008  (Update 2)

Lakeland College: an independent liberal arts institution located in Sheboygan, Wisconsin, midway between Milwaukee and Green Bay, seeks qualified candidates for a Graduate Assistant Position for the Football Program. The successful candidate will coach a position on defense and assist the head coach with all aspects of the program.  A Bachelor degree is required. Acceptance into Graduate School at Lakeland College is required.   Position includes stipend and tuition remission for graduate classes.  Submit cover letter, resume, and references to: Kevin Doherty, Head Football Coach, Lakeland College, P.O. Box 359, Sheboygan, WI 53082-0359 or email to: <This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Friday November 6, 2008

Johnson C. Smith University: Daryl McNeill has been dismissed as head football coach.  McNeill recently completed his fourth season with a 3-7 record and 2-5 CIAA conference record.

Kansas State: It seems likely that Kansas State will offer the job to former head coach Bill Snyder.  Athletic director  Bob Krause has stated, "You want a person that has had experience and a winning track record as a head coach."  Snyder is 69 years old and the Kansas State fans would welcome him back.  If Snyder chooses not to return as coach, his top recommendation will likely be Notre Dame Assistant Head Coach / Offensive Line Coach, John Latina.  Latina joined the Kansas State staff in 1989 as offensive line coach and running game coordinator. He spent five seasons with the Wildcats, where he coached two future NFL draft picks and five others who inked free-agent contracts. His 1993 Kansas State team won the Copper Bowl and finished 9-2-1 and 20th in the final AP poll. 
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