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Monday December 5, 2009  (Update 4)

Cal Poly: We hear former Michigan State coach Chris Smeland has interviewed with Cal Poly officials and could be the leading candidate.

Green Bay Packers: Our sources tell us that Joe Whitt Jr. will be promoted to defensive backs coach.

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Utah: Head coach Kyle Whittingham has hired John Pease as defensive line coach.

Washington: We hear Steve Sarkisian has made a big splash by hiring USC defensive coordinator Nick Holt. UW is expected to make an announcement later this afternoon.  Holt is the 2008 FootballScoop Defensive Coordinator of the Year.

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Monday January 5, 2009 (Update 3)

Auburn: Multiple media outlets are now reporting that Oklahoma State wide receivers coach Trooper Taylor has accepted a position on Gene Chizik's staff at Auburn.

Clemson: We hear the new staff is set as follows: Kevin Steele (defensive coordinator / linebackers), David Blackwell (defensive tackles), Chris Rumph (defensive ends), Charlie Harbison (defensive backs), Brad Scott (centers, guards, executive HC), Ron West's exact position is still to be determined.  Danny Pearman (tackles, tight ends, assistant HC), Billy Napier (cffensive coordinator / quarterbacks), Jeff Scott (wide receivers), Andre Powell (running backs / special teams coordinator), Donald Hymel (asst DFO), Andy Johnston (DFO), Woody McCorvey (executive AD for football relations). 

Green Bay Packers: 6 assistants will not return.  Bob Sanders (defensive coordinator), Carl Hairston (defensive ends), Robert Nunn (defensive tackles), Kurt Schottenheimer (secondary), Lionel Washington (defensive nickel package / corners), and Rock Gullickson (strength coach). 

LSU: Sources tell FootballScoop that Les Miles has just hired South Carolina safeties coach Ron Cooper.

NY Jets: The NY Jets will interview Cardinals assistant Russ Grimm.


Kentucky State: There will be 2 internship opportunities available at Kentucky State University for the 2009 season.  These interns will have their own position and will assist with film breakdown, editing system input, scouting report preparation and assist with duties similar to that of a graduate assistant.  Positions will include meals and a small stipend to assist with housing.  Must have a bachelor's degree, clean record and be willing to work hard and maintain a professional image on campus.  If interested, please send resume and references to head coach Fred T. Farrier at <This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.> or fax information to 502-597-6466.
Monday January 4, 2009 (Update 2)

Boston College: Multiple media outlets in Boston are now reporting that head coach Jeff Jagodzinski is out as head coach.

Kansas State: Sources tell FootballScoop that Utah offensive line coach Charlie Dickey has arrived in Manhattan and will start work today as the new offensive line coach at Kansas State.

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Monday January 5, 2009

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Alabama State: Sources tell FootballScoop that Raines HS (FL) head coach Cedric Thornton will be named inside linebackers coach at Alabama State.

Georgia: We hear head coach Mark Richt is trying to keep assistant coach Rodney Garner with the Bulldogs staff.  Garner has interviewed with Lane Kiffin at Tennessee.

Illinois State: We hear head coach Brock Spack is interested in former Louisiana-Monroe co-defensive coordinator Phil Elmassian.  Spack and Elmassian have worked together at Purdue.

New Mexico State: We hear Nebraska-Kearney defensive line coach Jesse Williams will join his good friend DeWayne Walker at New Mexico State.

Oregon: Wide receivers coach Robin Plugrad and defensive line coach Michael Gray will not have coaching positions on the Duck's staff when Chip Kelly takes over the reigns of the program.  Sources tell FootballScoop that a new wide receivers coach is already in place.

South Alabama: Sources tell FootballScoop that head coach Joey Jones is interested in hiring former New Mexico State head coach Hal Mumme as offensive coordinator.

TCU: We hear wide receiver coach Jarrett Anderson is a candidate to replace Mike Shultz as offensive coordinator.  Shultz left to become the offensive coordinator at Illinois.

UT-Chattanooga: We hear recent Richmond graduate Will Healy will join the staff as an offensive assistant. 

More scoop coming this morning....Check back soon


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Sunday January 4, 2008 (Update 2)

Auburn: Former Iowa State special teams coordinator / running backs coach Jay Bowlware is joining the Auburn staff. Also, Oklahoma State co-offensive coordinator Trooper Taylor is interviewing at Auburn today. 

Southern Miss: Despite previous newspaper and internet reports, Greg Knox has not been hired as running backs coach at Southern Miss.

Tennessee: We hear Lane Kiffin is interviewing former Mississippi State head coach Sylvester Croom.

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