|Wednesday April 16, 2014
Oberlin (D-III - OH): Head coach Jay Anderson has formally announced the additions of Bob Saunders (OC / QBs) and Nate Cole (OL / special teams coordinator). Anderson also announced that Lee Stalker will work with the defensive line and also serve as the team's strength and conditioning coach, and David Kalgren will serve as secondary coach and recruiting coordinator.
Tampa Bay Bucs: Concord (D-II - WV) grad assistant, and former quarterback, Zach Grossi has accepted a souting assistant positoin with the Bucs. Grossi worked with the tight ends last fall.
Sacramento State: Tight ends coach / special teams coordinator Fred Kelley has added the title of recruiting coordinator.
Illinois State: Sources tell us that DFO Khenon Hall has been promoted to assistant defensive backs coach.
|Tuesday April 15, 2014
Our condolences go out to the family of longtime Springfield College assistant coach Angelo Correale Jr. who passed away recently. Please keep his family and loved ones in your prayers.
Minnesota State-Mankato (D-II): Former head coach Todd Hoffner, and current Minot State (N.D.) head coach, announced today he will return to his old post at Mankato. Our story here.
Ouachita Baptist (D-II - AR): Ouachita Baptist is no longer accepting resumes for their open position. OBU appreciates the overwhelming response to the posting.
Alcorn State: Defensive line coach Ralph Street has added the title of recruiting coordinator.
St. Vincent (D-III - PA): Josh Hager is the new defensive coordinator at St. Vincent College. Hager previously served as the associate head coach / defensive coordinator at St. Norbert College (D-III - WI).
|Monday April 14, 2014
Washington State: Former Texas Tech and NFL quarterback Graham Harrell has taken a quality control-type role with the Cougars' offense according to Chris Level of RedRaiderSports.com.
LSU: Offensive line coach Jeff Grimes will make $362,500 per year in what is expected to be a three year deal as has become standard with LSU assistants.
Tennessee: Each of the assistant coaches have had their contracts extended through February 28, 2016, and linebackers coach Tommy Thigpen has received a $25,000 raise. Thigpen will now earn $375,000 annually.
Avila (NAIA - MO): Avila is looking for two undergrad student assistant video coordinators. See more information on the position here.
West Alabama (D-II): In addition to serving as offensive coordinator and running backs coach, as we previously reported, Carmen Felus will also handle the inside receivers.
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Austin Peay: We appreciate all the interest in our open positions. At this time, the application process has been closed, and we will be notifying the selected finalists by tomorrow evening.
South Florida: Per source, in addition to being the special teams coordinator, Stu Holt has added the duties of coaching the tight ends.
DFO Spring Meetings: The full agenda has been released for the upcoming (May 5 & 6) spring meetings to be held in Dallas. This is a great event with a fairly new format this year. Should be a great one.
Saturday April 12, 2014
Spring games on television today: South Carolina (noon ET, ESPNU), Texas Tech (noon ET, Fox Sports Southwest), Georgia (1 p.m. ET, ESPN3), Purdue (1 p.m. ET, BTN2Go), Ohio State (1:30 p.m. ET, BTN), Penn State (1:30 p.m. ET, BTN2Go/6 p.m. ET, BTN), Kansas (2 p.m. ET, ESPN3), Colorado (2 p.m. ET, Pac-12 Networks), Nebraska (3 p.m. ET, BTN2Go/8 p.m. ET, BTN), North Carolina (3 p.m. ET, ESPN3), Florida State (3 p.m. ET, ESPN), Oklahoma (3 p.m. ET, Fox Sports Southwest), Illinois (3 p.m. ET, BTN2Go), Indiana (3 p.m. ET, BTN2Go), Minnesota (3:30 p.m., BTN2Go), Wisconsin (4 p.m. ET, BTN), Clemson (4 p.m. ET, ESPNU), Stanford (4 p.m. ET, Pac-12 Networks), Arizona (4 p.m. ET, Pac-12 Networks) and Miami (6 p.m. ET, ESPN3).
|Friday April 11, 2014
Former Western Michigan head coach Bill Doolittle passed away yesterday. Please keep his family in your prayers.
Fresno City College (CC - CA): Mark Hetherington, who was the offensive coordinator at Central HS (Fresno, CA), has been hired to coach the quarterbacks.
Minot State (D-II - ND): Brian Boerboom has been hired as the new offensive coordinator / offensive line coach. Boerboom spent the past eight seasons at Southeast Missouri (FCS) where he coached the offensive line. Head coach Todd Hoffner won his arbitration hearing with former Minnesota State-Mankato yesterday, and now things have the potential to get very awkward.
Hanover (D-III - IN): With the departure of defensive coordinator Denny Dorrel to become the head coach at Bluffton University (see yesterday), offensive coordinator Ben Cullen will transition to defensive coordinator, and quarterbacks coach Andre Nash has been promoted to offensive coordinator. We are told that there are no openings on staff at this time.
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McKendree (D-II - IL): We are told that there are no openings on the McKendree staff at this time.
Becker College (D-III - MA): Per source, McKendree (D-II - IL) grad assistant Kenny Treschitta has accepted a position at Becker College.
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East Texas Baptist: Thad Fortune, receiver coach at ETBU, has accepted the offensive coordinator / quarterbacks job at Odessa Permian HS (TX), per source. We hear that there are no openings on the ETBU staff at this time.
American River (JC - CA): American River College has added former Sacramento State secondary coach Steve Roberson to the staff.