|Friday November 8, 2013||presented by:|
Blinn (JC - TX): Head coach Ronny Feldman has resigned. Feldman was 14-14 in three seasons, including an undefeated regular season in 2011. Defensive coordinator Thomas Rocco will step in as interim head coach.
Eastern Michigan: Ron English has been let go as head coach. Stan Parrish will take over as interim head coach. Here's what you need to know.
Southeastern Louisiana (FCS): Second year head coach Ron Roberts has received a three year extension. Roberts' team is currently 7-2 (4-0 in conference), the best start for Southeastern since 1981.
Denver Broncos: The team has announced that John Fox has been released from the hospital.
USC: In news that a lot of people probably won't find shocking, the LA Daily News is reporting that Kevin Sumlin is currently USC's top target according to their sources (but adds the "search is still in an early stage"). The report adds, as presumably all reports out of LA must, that USC has also reached out to Jon Gruden. The report also mentions Chris Petersen, James Franklin and Jack Del Rio as names most frequently associated with the search and adds Ed Orgeron; but says that Orgeron is "not expected" to get the job. As always, take the report for what its worth and we'll keep you posted.
|Thursday November 7, 2013||presented by:|
Eddie Robinson, Jr., son of the legendary Grambling coach and a 16-year Grambling assistant, passed away last night. He was 70. Our thoughts and prayers go out to his family.
Florida Atlantic: Carl Pelini has now denied any drug use and wants to be reinstated at FAU. Yes, we're serious.
Duquesne University (FCS): Duquesne football is looking to fill open dates on September 27th and October 4th 2014, we also have those corresponding weeks open in 2015. If interested please contact Assistant coach Darnel Richardson via email at firstname.lastname@example.org
Arizona State: James Rund is the Sun Devils' interim athletics director. Rund has served in various capacities for ASU, most recently as the senior VP for educational outreach and student services.
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Ferris State (D-II - MI): Head coach Tony Annese has been suspended eight days by the University. Assistant head coach / offensive line coach Rob Zeitman will serve as acting head coach during the suspension.
|Wednesday November 6, 2013||presented by:|
Former Arizona State, UNLV and Pasadena Community College assistant coach Bob Owens has passed away at age 77. Our thoughts and prayers are with his family.
Florida Atlantic: Citing several sources, Columbus Dispatch writer Tim May reports that Luke Fickell did not interview for the FAU head coaching job yesterday. Update: Now Urban Meyer has added this, "He did not interview. He better not have."
Houston Texans: Wade Phillips has been named the interim head coach.
|Tuesday November 5, 2013||presented by:|
Arkansas: Athletics director Jeff Long has received a $100,000 raise to $1.1 million after taking his name out of the running for the Texas AD job, according to Robbie Neiswanger of ArkansasNews.com.
Florida Atlantic: Athletics director Pat Chun interviewed Ohio State defensive coordinator Luke Fickell for the Owls' vacant head coaching position in Columbus on Tuesday, according to South Florida Sun-Sentinel beat writer Dieter Kurtenbach. Kurtenbach also reports that Fickell is Chun's top target for the job.
Tulane: Curtis Johnson has announced that linebackers coach / special teams coordinator Barry Lamb has taken a leave of absence for medical reasons. We expect assistant AD for football operations/recruiting Doug Lichtenberger to go back on the field as a coach. We would not expect Tulane to bring anyone new in at this time. Update: Lichtenberger will coach the special teams and secondary coach Jason Rollins will add on linebackers duty, according to the New Orleans Times-Picayune.
Texas: Arizona State athletics director Steve Patterson has been hired as the AD at Texas. He'll make $1.4 million per year. Here's what you need to know.
Houston Texans: Multiple outlets in Houston are reporting that Gary Kubiak is set to be released from the hospital today, and he is expected to miss Sunday's game against Arizona and return to practice next week. Kubiak apparently suffered a mini stroke on the sidelines Sunday.
Loras (D-III - IA): Loras College, located in Dubuque, IA, is seeking a nonconference opponent for the 2014 & 2015 season on either September 13, 2014 (Week 2) or September 27, 2014 (Week 4). Please contact Steve Helminiak via email at email@example.com or by phone at 563-588-7406, if interested.
|Monday November 4, 2013||presented by:|
Livingstone College (D-II - NC): Offensive coordinator and interim head coach Daryl Williams has been named Livingstone's full-time head coach.
Denver Broncos: The organization announced that John Fox has had successful heart surgery and will be out at least a number of weeks.
TCU: Gary Patterson said Monday he would not make any offensive staff changes during the season.
Pac-12: The conference has extended commissioner Larry Scott's contract through 2017-18, and also designated him as the executive chairman of Pac-12 Enterprises. Scott has been with the Pac-12 since 2009.
Florida: Will Muschamp has announced that director of player personnel Jon Haskins has resigned.
Temple: Kevin G. Clark has been appointed vice president and director of athletics.
Edmonton Eskimos (CFL): Head coach Kavis Reed has been let go. The Eskimos were 4-14 this season.
Denver Broncos: Jack Del Rio has been named interim head coach. Del Rio will continue to serve as defensive coordinator as well.
Todd & Bo Graham came "this close" to going down in a private plane Friday.
Northern Colorado: Houston deputy athletic director Darren Dunn is expected to be named athletic director at Northern Colorado later today, according to a report from the UNC Mirror.