Wednesday April 10, 2013
Tennessee: Sources tell us senior associate AD David Blackburn is a finalist for the AD position at Chattanooga.
Boston College: Sources tell us Shane Morin has left the St. Louis Rams to assume the role of assistant operations director at Boston College.
Florida: According to Scott Carter of GatorZone.com, defensive tackles coach Bryant Young has decided to resign in order to spend more time with his family. Update> Will Muschamp has confirmed the news.
James Madison: Sources tell us that Valdosta State co-defensive coordinator / defensive line coach Earl Chambers has joined the James Madison staff and will coach the tight ends.
Western New Mexico (D-II): Western New Mexico University still has an open date on September 14th 2013. We need a home game , but might consider traveling in the right situation. Please contact Head Coach Adam Clark at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Sul Ross State (D-III - TX): Sul Ross State University is seeking a graduate assistant coach with playing experience. Please contact interim head coach John Tyree at email@example.com if interested.
IUP: Indiana University of Pennsylvania has a restricted earnings position open coaching the defensive backs. Interested candidates should email head coach Curt Cignetti at Curtcig@iup.edu.
San Francisco: Sources tell us that offensive assistant and coordinator of football technology Michael Christianson has left to pursue other opportunities.
Western Michigan: We hear that IUP defensive backs coach Tyler Scudder has left the staff and accepted a recruiting coordinator position at Western Michigan.
Alma (D-III - MI): Alma College, in Alma, Michigan, is accepting applications for the position of Offensive Assistant Football Coach (preference WR/RB/OL). This is a restricted earnings position. Stipend and housing will be included. Bachelor’s degree required; Master’s degree and previous collegiate coaching experience preferred. Please e-mail a cover letter, resume and a minimum of 3 references to: Nathan Cochran, Offensive Coordinator firstname.lastname@example.org. NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE!
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Chattanooga: The school has narrowed its athletic director search down to three people, announced interim chancellor Grady Bogue. Those names won't be released until next week though, when the school brings them to campus for interviews.
Huntingdon (D-III - AL): Defensive assistant Fred Brock has accepted the head coach and athletic director job at St. Jude HS (AL).
Cal Poly: Receivers coach Juston Wood will now coach the quarterbacks, and offensive line / co-offensive coordinator Saga Tuitele will take over play calling responsibilities, according to The Tribune.
University of Regina (Canada): Former Saskatchewan Roughriders linebackers coach Alex Smith, and former Regina quarterback Marc Mueller have joined the staff. Smith will coach the special teams and Mueller will coach the quarterbacks. Also, former player Charlie McCrystal has been added to the staff and will coach the defensive backs.
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Old Dominion (FCS - VA): Former Boston College defensive line coach Jeff Comissiong will be hired as Old Dominion's assistant head coach and defensive line coach according to Harry Minium of the Norfolk Virginian-Pilot.
Northwestern: Sources tell us Dan Hernandez, former offensive grad assistant / assistant DFO at FIU under Mario Cristobal, has accepted an offensive quality control position at Northwestern.
Rutgers: Former dean Carl Kirschner has been named interim athletic director, according to multiple outlets. Kirschner also served as an interim AD for the University back in 2009.
Morgan State (FCS - MD): Head coach Donald Hill-Eley has announced four new staff members: offensive coordinator/quarterbacks coach Gordon Gregory, defensive coordinator/linebackers coach Jerry Holmes, offensive line coach Marcus Gladden and defensive backs coach/special teams co-coordinator LeAndre Creamer.
Chaffey College (CC - CA): Head coach Robert Hadaway has announced his staff: assistant head coach and defensive coordinator James Stewart, linebackers coach Bob Monk, defensive line coach Paul Unga, offensive coordinator/quarterbacks coach David Portz, offensive line coach Kiyoshi Harris, wide receivers coach Artie Allen, running backs coach Binky Benton and tight ends coach/director of football operations Lance Pfeiffer. Hadaway will handle the cornerbacks.
FAU: Carl Pelini is looking to hire a director of player personnel. Read more about his plans here.
Rutgers: Former athletic director Tim Pernetti will receive a settlement total of about $1.25 million, according to the Star-Ledger.
Merrimack (D-II - MA): Head Coach Dan Curran has rounded out his coaching staff and their roles. Mike Gennetti will serve as associate head coach / defensive coordinator, Pat O'Toole will coach the defensive line and also hold the title of director of football ops, Mike DiCenso will coach the offensive line, and John Kuhne will coach the running backs and coordinate the special teams. Gennetti, O'Toole, DiCenso and Kuhne were all part of last year's staff. Curran has also added Andrew Dresner (quarterbacks / recruiting coordinator), Michael Romanella (offensive assistant), Patrick Graham (linebackers), and Jake Babin (assistant director of football ops).
Tennessee: Director of recruiting J.R. Sandlin is no longer with the program.
Cortland State (D-III - NY): Former Cortland State All American offensive lineman Bill Castro has been promoted to offensive line coach. Castro spent last season as the assistant offensive line coach.
Sunday April 7, 2013
Midwestern State (D-II - TX): Quarterbacks coach Adam Austin has been promoted to offensive coordinator and offensive line coach Alex Herron has added the title of run game coordinator. Also, defensive backs coach Gary McGraw has added recruiting coordinator to his responsibilities and former Kent State offensive grad assistant Darren Paige has been hired to coach the receivers.
Brockport State (D-III - NY): Sources tell us that Cortland State (D-III - NY) offensive line coach Steven Potter has accepted the same position on the Brockport State staff.
Central Michigan: Archie Collins, a Michigan State grad assistant since 2010, has been announced as the new corners coach.
Sul Ross State (D-III - TX): Sources tell us that Victor Valley (CC - CA) defensive backs coach Demond Littles is heading to Sul Ross State to coach the defensive backs.
Northern Illinois: Sources tell us that Bucknell DFO Dan Wolfe will join the Northern Illinois staff in an operations role.
Saturday April 6, 2013
Wisconsin: Athletic director Barry Alvarez has signed a contract extension keeping him in Madison through 2018 according to Andy Baggot of the Wisconsin State Journal. His salary will also jump by $25,000 per year, bumping his 2013-14 pay to $1.05 million.
Georgia Tech: Paul Johnson has announced the hiring of Cal Poly offensive coordinator and former Georgia Tech grad assistant Bryan Cook as the Yellow Jackets' new quarterbacks coach.
Be sure to check out our interview with Vanderbilt head coach James Franklin.