Monday November 17, 2008
MIT: Head coach Dwight Smith has retired after 30 years serving as football coach at Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Smith ended his career 102-159-1. He will remain on as a professor at the prestigious academic institution.
Syracuse: Former Northwestern and Colorado head coach Gary Barnett is interested in the head coaching job at Syracuse. Athletic director Daryl Gross is expected to talk this week with Barnett and Philadelphia Eagles assistant, Mark Whipple. Whipple has won a D1-AA national championship as the head coach at UMASS in 1998.
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Sunday November 16, 2008 (Update 3 - Breaking News)
Utah State: Brent Guy has been dismissed as head football coach from Utah State.
Sunday November 16, 2008 (Update 2)
Southern Arkansas: Blinn Junior College (TX) head coach Brad Franchione and Nebraska-Kearney DC Bob Crocker are candidates for the head coaching position at Southern Arkansas.
Syracuse: Greg Robinson has been dismissed as head football coach at Syracuse University. FootballScoop has learned that Philadephia Eagles assistant, Mark Whipple, will be strongly considered by Syracuse officials. Whipple has won both a Super Bowl (Pittsburgh Steelers 2004) and D1-AA national championship as UMASS head coach in 1998.
Sunday November 16, 2008
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Weekly Poll Result
Which current head coach do you expect to see leading a different program next season?
Gary Patterson (TCU) (42%, 193 Votes)Chris Peterson (Boise State) (22%, 98 Votes)Todd Graham (Tulsa) (19%, 88 Votes)Tim Brewster (Minnesota) (9%, 42 Votes)Randy Edsall (Connecticut) (7%, 34 Votes) Total Voters: 455
Thursday November 13, 2008 (Update 4)
Clemson: Athletic director Terry Don Phillips is expected to interview Virginia Tech defensive coordinator Bud Foster on Friday.