Wednesday December 25, 2013
Central Florida: Sources tell us Maine defensive coordinator Paul Ferraro will take the same position at UCF.
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Florida: The Gators have tabbed Duke offensive coordinator Kurt Roper to the same position according to multiple outlets. Here's what you need to know.
North Dakota: UND has named Southern Illinois defensive coordinator Bubba Schweigert their new head coach, according to the Grand Forks Herald. Schweigert spent 15 seasons as an assistant at UND before taking the head coaching job at Minnesota-Duluth in 2004. He has spent the past six seasons as the associate head coach / defensive coordinator at SIU.
Weber State: Head coach Jay Hill has announced the hiring of Jason Kaufusi from BYU to coach the defensive ends. Kaufusi, who served as a defensive grad assistant in 2012 at BYU, served as an academic advisor at BYU this past season.
Army: Jeff Monken has now been formally announced as head coach at Army. Here's our story from Sunday.
Stony Brook: Sources tell us that the offensive line job is open.
Arizona Christian (NAIA): Arizona Christian, a new NAIA program in Phoenix, is seeking applicants for an offensive line / run game coordinator (full time with benefits), and the following stipend positions with no benefits; wide receivers, slot receivers, defensive line, and linebackers. ACU is looking for Christ centered men to help foster the development of our student-athletes. If interested, please send resume to head coach Donnie Yantis at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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Very sad to report that Akron assistant head coach Alan "Tank" Arrington died today from injuries sustained in a car accident. Please keep his wife and extended family in your prayers.
Texas Tech: Sources tell us that David Raih has been promoted to outside receivers coach for the bowl game. Raih, a quarterback at Iowa, worked with the quarterbacks this season. Raih previously worked with Rick Neuheisel and Norm Chow at UCLA, and as a grad assistant at Iowa for Kirk Ferentz worked with the offensive line and tight ends.
Colorado State: Defensive line coach Greg Lupfer has been suspended without pay for two weeks due to actions during their New Mexico Bowl game versus Washington State.
Jones County (JC - MS): Sources tell us head coach Ray Perkins has resigned. Perkins, 72, formerly served as head coach of Alabama, the New York Giants, Tampa Bay Buccaneers, etc...
SMU: The school has announced a three-year extension for Jones, through the 2017 season. "Coach Jones and his staff have successfully engineered our football program's journey from relative obscurity to competitive relevance," SMU AD Rick Hart said.
BC Lions (Canada): Khari Jones has been brought on staff to serve as offensive coordinator. Jones is a former Lions quarterback and served as the quarterbacks coach with the Saskatchewan Roughriders last season.
Florida: Multiple reports are circulating this morning that Will Muschamp is meeting with Duke offensive coordinator Kurt Roper about his vacant offensive coordinator position. Will update...
Grambling: Sources tell us that former Louisiana-Monroe defensive line coach Everett Todd will be the new defensive coordinator at Grambling.
Southeast Missouri State (FCS): Southeast Missouri State is looking to finalize their 2014 football schedule with a guarantee game against an NAIA opponent on August 30th (possibly Thursday night on August 28th). Please have interested parties contact me at email@example.com or (573)651-2229 for more details.
Sunday December 22, 2013
Kansas Wesleyan (NAIA): Head coach Dave Dallas has stepped down after 17 seasons at the helm. Dallas notched 94 victories during his time in Salina. A national search to find his replacement will begin immediately.
Nebraska-Kearney: Sources tell us that Mesa CC (AZ) special teams coordinator / receivers coach Matt Miller has accepted the receivers job at Nebraska-Kearney.
USC: Steve Sarkisian has confirmed that Clay Helton will be retained, and also noted today that he plans to make another run at bringing back Ed Orgeron.
Army: Sources tell us that Jeff Monken will be Army's next head coach. Monken has served as the head coach at Georgia Southern since November of 2009, compiling a 38-16 record. Army beat writer Sal Interdonato says that the details of the contract are being worked out but official word of the hire may not come until Thursday or Friday (holiday week). Here's what you need to know.
Penn State: According to Adam Schefter, a representative of Bill O'Brien recently reached out to Penn State in an effort to lower his buyout for leaving for an NFL team. Schefter notes that last summer O'Brien's contract was reworked from from a $19.33 million buyout down to $6.48 million for this year.
Oakland Raiders: Owner Mark Davis recently rejected an offer to extend the contracts of the assistant coaches who are in the last year of their deal, according to a report from Adam Schefter.
Boise State: Julius Brown, who coached the corners last year at Arkansas State, has joined Bryan Harsin's staff, according to Bruce Feldman.
Saturday December 21, 2013
USC: Multiple outlets are reporting that offensive coordinator Clay Helton will stay on the staff at USC.
Boise State: Boise State has officially announced the hiring of Kent Riddle (running backs/special teams), Steve Caldwell (defensive line) and Brian Wilkinson (DFO).
Bowling Green: We understand the staff at Bowling Green is now complete. All of Babers' staff from EIU (including DFO & head strength coach) are coming with the exception of Dino Kaklis and Chanterius Brock. Those two positions will be filled with staff retained from Clawson's staff (see below).
FAU: Villanova defensive line / special teams coordinator Roc Bellantoni has accepted the same position on Charlie Partridge's staff at FAU.
Central Arkansas: Gulf Coast wide receivers coach Pete Bennett has accepted the same position on Steve Campbell's staff.
Florida: Florida has confirmed that Jeff Choate is no longer part of the staff.
North Carolina Central (FCS): Michael Bryan (offensive coordinator/quarterbacks), Roy Jones (running backs/DFO), Lamar Mangio (wide receivers), Arnaldo Revuelta (tight ends), Dwayne Foster (interim head coach/recruiting coordinator/offensive line), Rod Milstead (assistant offensive line), John Morgan (defensive coordinator/linebackers) and Antoine Rivens (defensive line) all have been told they were not retained by new head coach Jerry Mack.
Bowling Green: Sources tell us defensive backs coach Nick Monroe and defensive line coach Larry McDaniel are staying at Bowling Green and running backs coach/recruiting coordinator John Hunter will join Dave Clawson at Wake Forest.
Orange Coast College (JC - CA): The Pirates are in search of a new head coach, but existing head coach Mike Taylor will remain on staff, athletics director Michael Sutliff said Friday.
Stephen F. Austin: Here are the staff members we have following Clint Conque from Central Arkansas to SFA: defensive coordinator Matt Williamson, wide receivers coach Matt Kubik, defensive line coach Dan Augustine, offensive line coach Bill Best and running backs coach Jeremy Hammock, according to the Log Cabin Democrat.
Central Arkansas: New head coach Steve Campbell will earn a salary of $185,000 a year over four years, with a buyout of $100,000 for the first two years and $200,000 if he leaves for a fellow Southland Conference school. Campbell will interview staff holdovers Dave Wheeler (defensive backs), Brooks Hollingsworth (offensive coordinator/tight ends), Seth Allison (defensive backfield assistant) and Robert Cunningham (DFO/recruiting coordinator). Quarterbacks coach Nathan Brown has already accepted an offer to remain on Campbell's staff.
FAU: Brian Wright has accepted Charlie Partridge's offer to stay on staff as offensive coordinator, and offensive line coach Luke Meadows will likely be retained as well, according to Dieter Kurtenback. We hear that University School head coach Roger Harriott has an offer to join the staff as well, but we have not confirmed.
Arkansas State: Sources tell us that Arkansas quality control coach Brian Early will join Blake Anderson's staff where he will coach the safeties.
Pittsburgh: Head strength and conditioning coach Todd Rice has been dismissed.
Castleton State (D-III - VT): Head coach Marc Klatt has resigned after three seasons.