Wednesday February 4, 2009
Albany State: Our sources tell us that Delta State offensive line coach Steve Smith has accepted the offensive coordinator job at Albany State.
Middle Tennessee State: Former Auburn offensive coordinator Tony Franklin joined the MTSU staff as offensive coordinator.
Green Bay Packers: Scott McCurley has been added to the staff as defensive quality control assistant. Chad Morton joins the staff as a coaching administrator.
Kansas Wesleyan University: Our sources tell us offensive coordinator William Willie has resigned.
New Mexico State: Darrel Turner will serves as defensive GA. Brain Sheppard will serve as offensive GA. Jason Lenzmeir is the new offensive line coach. Dale Lindsey has been hired as assistant head coach / linebackers. Lindsey previously coach the linebackers at University of San Diego. Keith Murphy has been hired as wide receivers / special teams coach. Murphy previously served as offensive quality control / assistant special teams coach with St. Louis Rams. Mike Rutenberg will coach the safeties.
Oakland Raiders: The Raiders will remove the "interim" tag and name Tom Cable as head coach.
Ohio: Tight ends coach / recruiting coordinator Pete Germano will now coach the defensive line. Scott Isphording has been hired as recruiting coordinator / tight ends coach. Isphording previously served as the quarterbacks coach at Eastern Michigan.
Oregon State: Student assistant Daniel Drayton has been hired as defensive GA. Drayton replace Inoke Breckterfield, who now coaches the defensive line at Weber State.
Sacramento State: We hear former Boise State defensive graduate assistant Anthony Parker has been hired as defensive backs coach.
Tampa Bay Bucs: Former Washington Redskins quarterback Doug Williams has been promoted to coordinator of pro scouting. Williams has been on the Bucs' staff since 2004. Joe Bakers has been hired as defensive backs coach. Robert Nunn will serves as defensive line coach. We hear Nunn will coach the defensive line with Todd Wash.
Tuesday February 3, 2009 (Update 3)
New England Patriots: Former Denver Broncos special teams coordinator Scott O'Brien has been hired as special teams coordinator. Wide receivers coach Bill O'Brien is moving to quarterbacks. Defensive assistant Josh Boyer has been promoted to defensive backs coach.
Oakland Raiders: We hear the Raiders have hired Ted Tollner as offensive coordinator and John Marshall as defensive coordinator.
Tuesday February 3, 2009 (Update 2)
TCU: Head coach Gary Patterson has promoted quarterbacks coach Justin Fuente and running backs coach Jarrett Anderson to co-offensive coordiantors. Former SMU offensive coordinator Rusty Burns has also been hired to join the TCU staff.
Tuesday February 3, 2009
Ball State: Defensive line coach Phil Burnett has been retained by head coach Stan Parrish.
Boise State: Linebackers coach Viliami Tuivai will now serve as director of football operations. Director of football operations Keith Bhonapha will now serve as running backs coach. Running backs coach Jeff Choate is moving to linebackers. Rob Christoff has been hired as defensive GA. Christoff previously served as an intern for the Broncos defensive staff.
Green Bay Packers: Former Carolina Panthers defensive coordinator Mike Trgovac will coach the defensive line.
North Texas: Former San Diego State defensive line coach Mike Nelson has been hired to coach the defensive tackles at North Texas.
Minnesota Vikings: Minnesota has promoted Brian Murphy to special teams coordinator.
Richmond: Our sources tell us head coach Mike London has made a decision on his new defensive coordinator. An announcement will come shortly.
Winnipeg Blue Bombers: Head coach Mike Kelly will also serve as offensive coordinator / quarterbacks coach. Former Louisville special teams coordinator Mark Nelson has been hired as the new defensive coordinator. Andy Cox will serves as running backs coach & offensive quality control. Ronnie Vinklarek will serve as offensive line coach / run-game coordinator. Rick Campbell has been named special teams coordinator / defensive backs. Don Burrell named defensive backs / defensive quality control. Bob Dyce will coach the wide receivers. Richard Harris will coach the defensive line. David Siddall remains as special assistant to the head coach.
Monday February 2, 2009 (Update 2)
Central Michigan: Head coach Butch Jones has signed a contract extension through 2013.
Delaware: We hear former Buffalo head coach Jim Hofher has accepted the offensive coordinator position at Delware.
Toronto Argonauts: Our sources tell us that former Frankfurt Galaxy (2004-2007) head coach Mike Jones has been hired as the new wide receivers coach.