Tuesday July 1, 2014
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Arkansas Tech: Per source, offensive coordinator Chase Harp has accepted a position at North Gwinnett High School (GA). The position at Arkansas Tech is open.
Coe College (D-III - IA): Southwest Minnesota State (D-II) running backs coach Evan Eastburn has been named offensive line coach.
Northwest Missouri State: Ryan Gent, who just wrapped up his playing career as a quarterback at Iowa State, is the new offensive grad assistant at Northwest Missouri State, per source.
Iowa Western (JC): Per source, assistant head coach / offensive coordinator / recruiting coordinator Mike Strohmeier is stepping down and moving closer to home to accept a non-coaching position.
Bluefield College (NAIA - VA): Former Shorter University (D-II - GA) grad assistant Russell Norton has been hired to coach the defensive line.
Missouri: Per Mizzou beat writer Dave Matter, Missouri co-offensive line coach Bruce Walker is retiring and moving to Washington to be closer to his family.
Occidental (D-III - CA): Occidental College has hired former Cantwell Sacred Heart of Mary HS (CA) running backs coach and special teams coordinator Craig Robbins to coach the team's running backs.
Monday June 30, 2014
ESPN: ESPN has announced Dari Nowkah has signed a new contract that names him the SEC Network and its nightly news show "SEC Now."
Iowa Western (JC): Per source, Wisconsin-Stout (D-III) offensive line coach Dane Wardenburg is joining the staff.
Lycoming (D-III - PA): Per source, Wilkes University (D-III - PA) defensive backs coach Earl Chaptman has accepted the same position at Lycoming College.
Minot State (D-II - ND): Head coach Tyler Hughes has added Cole Popovich to the staff to coach the offensive line. Popovich spent the past two seasons as an offensive grad assistant at Utah State where he worked mainly with the offensive line.
Sunday June 29, 2014
Please join us in praying for the family of former Auburn player Philip Lutzenkirchen who was killed in an automobile accident early this morning.
Miami: Jorge Baez is joining Al Golden's staff as assistant director of player personnel. Baez, currently the offensive coordinator / quarterbacks coach at Gulliver Prep in Miami, previously coached at Ole Miss & Southern University among other places. Josh Darrow reported this about an hour ago as well.
Elon: With defensive line coach Carlton Hall accepting a position at Yale, Elon has moved defensive assistant Pat Madden into that role.
Saturday June 28, 2014
Former Army and Oakland Raiders assistant Bob Mischak passed away earlier this week. Our thoughts and prayers are with his family.
Miles College (D-II - AL): Former St. Louis Ram Dexter McCleon will be the defensive backs coach at Miles College.
Kutztown (D-II - PA): Former Holy Cross defensive end/linebacker Mike Tucker has been named the defensive ends coach at Kutztown.
Elon (FCS - NC): Per source, Bill McCord has been named a defensive assistant at Elon.
Friday June 27, 2014
Our prayers are with Tulsa head coach Bill Blankenship and his family. Wednesday night coach Blankenship's father, Gerald, passed away.
San Bernardino Valley College (CC - CA): San Bernardino Valley College is looking for a safety/linebackers coach. There is a $4,500.00 stipend. There may also be an opportunity to teach a class. Please contact John Shipp at 714-745-1628 if interested.
Butler (FCS - IN): Former Ball State defensive grad assistant Gerald Chatman has been hired to coach the defensive line. The hire completes Butler's staff.
Ohio Mid-Western College (USCAA): Former Central State (D-II - OH) head coach EJ Junior has been named defensive coordinator.
Kings College (D-III - PA): We are told that Kings College is not accepting applicants for the running backs position at this time.
Allegheny (D-III - PA): Kings College (D-III - PA) running backs coach Skyler Fultz has accepted the same position at Allegheny College.
Cal: Athletic director Sandy Barbour is stepping down. See the full details over at AD Scoop.
Oklahoma: Athletic director Joe Castiglione and the entire assistant coaching staff have received raises and contract extensions, per Sooner Scoop. Castiglione's contract was extended through June 30, 2020 and will receive a raise of $100,000 to bring his salary to $1.03 million. The assistants all received contract extensions through May 31, 2015, except for defensive coordinator Mike Stoops who is under contract through January 31, 2017, and Josh Heupel who is covered through May 31 of 2016. The raises, which range from $46,000 to $300,000, are as follows; OL coach Bill Bedenbaugh ($370,000), STC and TE coach Jay Boulware ($325,000), RBs coach Cale Gundy ($350,000), co-OC Josh Heupel ($605,000), LBs coach Tim Kish ($325,000), DL coach Jerry Montgomery ($380,000), co-OC Jay Norvell ($455,000), strength coach Jerry Schmidt ($300,000), DC Mike Stoops ($850,000), and CBs coach Bobby Jack Wright ($350,000).
Henderson State (D-II - AR): Per source, defensive coordinator Carey Baker has stepped down and accepted a position outside of coaching. We've heard nothing but great things about Baker over the years. We're sure he's making this move with a heavy heart; and we are certain he'll be missed.