Sunday November 30, 2008

Mississippi State: We hear Mississippi State has interest in LA Tech head coach Derek Dooley.

New Mexico: Sources tell us that New Mexico is interested in talking with Oklahoma State special teams coordinator Joe DeForest. 

Tennessee: We hear South Carolina assistant David Reaves will join his brother-in-law Lane Kiffin in Knoxville.  Sources also tell us that Kiffin has talked with LA Tech interim offensive line coach Art Kehoe.  Kehoe is the former offensive line coach at Miami and Ole Miss.

Toledo: It appears that Toledo is down to Mark Stoops (Arizona DC), Matt Eberflus (Missouri DC), and Dan McCarney (Florida Defensive Line / Assistant HC).

Washington: Fresno State head coach Pat Hill interviewed for the UW job on Saturday. 

Wyoming: Missouri offensive coordinator Dave Christensen flew to Laramie, Wyoming immediately after the Missouri vs. Kansas game.  Christensen is the leading candidate to replace Joe Glenn as the head football coach at Wyoming.

More 'Scoop' later today...
Sunday November 29, 2008

The coaching turnover this season is officially unprecedented.   

Bowling Green: Gregg Brandon has been dismissed as head football coach after 6 seasons at Bowling Green.  The Falcons finished 6-6 this season.  Brandon was 44-30 in his six seasons. 

Miami (OH): Head coach Shane Montgomery has resigned.  Miami finished 2-10 this season.

Mississippi State: Head coach Sylvester Croom has just resigned.
Saturday November 29, 2008

Clemson: We hear that Clemson athletic director Terry Don Phillips is very interested in TCU head coach Gary Patterson.   

Indiana: Incoming athletic director Fred Glass has announced that Bill Lynch will return as head coach.

Tennessee: Reports are that Tennessee will name Lane Kiffin head football coach on Monday.  Despite many rumors, FootballScoop has learned at this point that Ed Orgeron does not plan to join Kiffin's staff.  Orgeron is in his first year as the defensive line coach with the New Orleans Saints.  Kiffin's first move in assembling a staff is a likely offer to Southern Miss assistant Frank Wilson.   
Friday November 28, 2008

Eastern Michigan: We hear that Michigan running backs coach Fred Jackson will interview at Eastern Michigan.

Syracuse: We hear that Oregon offensive coordinator Chip Kelly will interview this week at Syracuse.

UT-Chattanooga: We hear that Appalachian State linebackers coach Dale Jones has interviewed.


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Thursday November 27, 2008

Happy Thanksgiving to all the coaches & athletic directors around the country.

Utah State: San Jose assistant coach Kent Baer has interviewed.  Utah defensive coordinator Gary Anderson has interviewed.  Auburn defensive coordinator Paul Rhoads could be interviewed next week.  As FootballScoop reported earlier, John L. Smith has interviewed and South Florida assistant Mike Canales will interview this week.   
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