|Wednesday February 6, 2013||presented by:|
Notre Dame safeties coach Bob Elliott is having kidney transplant surgery today. Please keep him in your prayers.
North Greenville (D-II - SC): Sources tell us VMI (FCS - VA) defensive coordinator Jeff Farrington will be named head coach at North Greenville tomorrow.
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Washington State: Sources tell us Washington State has hired longtime Nevada assistant Ken Wilson as linebackers coach as well as Wolf Pack graudate assistant Mike Bethea. They will join Jim Mastro, also a longtime Nevada assistant, on Mike Leach's staff.
Wyoming: Former Idaho interim head coach Jason Gesser is joining the Wyoming staff as quarterbacks coach.
South Florida: The new offensive grad assistant at South Florida is Jon Bills (from WKU) and the new defensive grad assistant is Tom Donatell (played at Iowa this past season, son of Ed) according to Greg Auman. Kurt Von Bargen and Chris Chestnut remain as grad assistants as well.
Penn State: Sources tell us Anthony Midget, who had just last week accepted a position at Marshall, will join the Penn State staff working with the secondary. Midget served as the defensive coordinator at Georgia State in 2012 and had coached their defensive backs since 2008.
Hartnell College (CC - CA): Sunil Smith, Alisal HS (CA) head coach, has been hired as the receivers coach. Gaspare Montante will move from defensive line to running backs coach.
FIU: Sources tell us defensive backs coach Jeff Popovich has been let go today. Also, as we reported 4 weeks ago, now that signing day has come, former tight ends coach Dennis Smith is now leaving the staff as well.
Monterey Peninsula College (CC - CA): Monterey Peninsula College (CA) has a defensive coaching position open. Position area is flexible. Minimum requirements are a bachelors degree and at least two years of coaching experience. Responsibilities include on field coaching, game planning, weight room, conditioning, video and recruiting. Salary is $10,000 with possible supplement of salary as an hourly instructor on campus. Position is available immediately. Contact Head Coach Mike Rasmussen at email@example.com.
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Cincinnati Bengals: Running backs coach Hue Jackson has added the title of special assistant to head coach Marvin Lewis.
New Orleans Saints: The Saints asked for permission to interview 49ers defensive backs coach Ed Donatell but were denied according to Ian Rapoport of the NFL Network.
MidAmerica Nazarenne (NAIA - KS): Sources tell us Mario Felix has joined the staff as running backs coach. Felix formerly coached the defensive backs at MNU and was coaching the defensive backs at Blue Valley high school.
Arizona Cardinals: Mike Disner has been named director of football administration. Disner comes from the NFL Management Council.
Arizona: Tight ends coach Charlie Ragle will also serve as special teams coordinator.
Evangel University (NAIA - MO): Texas State University offensive line coach Dennis Darnell has accepted the offensive coordinator position at Evangel. Darnell will also coach the quarterbacks. Ben Blake will remain offensive line / run game coordinator.
Hendrix College (D-III - AR): David Batson has been hired as the offensive line coach. Batson spent the past four years at Louisiana College where he most recently served as the special teams coordinator and defensive line coach.
Campbellsville (NAIA - KY): Campbellsville University is accepting applications for the position of Assistant Football coach and Head Coach for Men and Women’s Track and Field. This position is a full-time position. Candidate will serve as an Assistant Football coach. The position will include, but not limited to: Recruiting, practice, position meetings, eligibility, and game prep. The Head Coach for Men and Women’s Track and Field will oversee all aspects of the program, including, but not limited to: Recruiting, scheduling, practice, budgets, eligibility and academic progress and travel. All candidates should have experience coaching both sports and preferably at the collegiate level. A Bachelors’ degree is required. A Master’s degree is preferred. Send letter of interest and resume to: Mr. Terry VanMeter, Director of Human Resources, Campbellsville University, 1 University Drive UPO 783, Campbellsville, KY 42718. Fax: 270-789-5180.
Tennessee: Former Bowling Green receiver Derrick Lett has joined the Tennessee staff as an offensive quality control coach. Lett served this past season as passing game coordinator / quarterbacks & receivers at Bowling Green high school.
William Penn (NAIA - IA): Sources tell us Arkansas City high school (KS) head coach Jon Wiemers has accepted the offensive coordinator job at William Penn.
|Tuesday February 5, 2013||presented by:|
Utah: Dennis Erickson interviewed today with Kyle Whittingham but reportedly no offer has been made yet. We have heard throughout that Whittingham has been very thorough in this search...looking for best fit for the staff. We'll keep you posted.
New Orleans Saints: Earlier tonight Adam Schefter reported that the Saints plan to hire Rob Ryan as defensive coordinator. Larry Holder, who covers the Saints locally for NOLA.com, subsequently reported that Ryan isn't a done deal yet and that Georgia defensive coordinator Todd Grantham will interview for the position Thursday and Ryan will interview Friday. Jason LaCanfora maintains that Grantham remains a candidate for defensive coordinator for the Eagles.
Philadelphia Eagles: Sources tell us the Tulsa quarterbacks coach (grad asst) Press Taylor has accepted the offensive quality control job with the Eagles.
Brevard College (D-II - NC): Sources tell us former Hamline (D-III - MN) offensive line coach Charlie Hopkins will be the new offensive line coach at Brevard. Former offensive line coach Matt Kelleher has joined the staff at Capital University in Ohio.
North Carolina: Keith Gilmore was officially named defensive line coach today.
Gardner-Webb (FCS - NC): Sources tell us North Greenville co-defensive coordinator / linebackers coach Brett Hickman will join Carroll McCray at Gardner-Webb.
Dallas Cowboys: After serving two seasons as the assistant offensive line coach, Wes Phillips has been promoted to tight ends coach. The team also announced Frank Pollack as assistant offensive line coach.
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Cincinnati Bengals: Adam Zimmer has been hired as an assistant defensive backs coach according to Adam Schefter. Zimmer's father, Mike, is the Bengals' defensive coordinator.
University of Chicago (D-III): UChicago is now accepting applications for a defensive internship position. Areas of responsibly include coaching on the field and video breakdown responsibilities. This in-season position includes a stipend and 4-5 weeks of on-campus housing and meals. All interested applicants should email a resume and references to defensive coordinator Ernest Moore at firstname.lastname@example.org. Please no phone calls.
McKendree (D-II - IL): McKendree University is no longer accepting resumes for their grad assistant positions. Thank you for the overwhelming interest.
Maine (FCS): Head coach Jack Cosgrove has agreed to a three-year contract extension, lasting through the 2015 season. His base salary will be $186,995 per year.
Tampa Bay Storm (AFL): The Storm announced today it has hired former All-Pro honoree Chris Hovan as its defensive line coach. Hovan spent 2011-12 as a member of USF's strength staff.
Arizona Cardinals: The franchise made a number of hires official today; James Bettcher (outside linebackers), Brentson Buckner (defensive line), Mike Caldwell (linebackers), Darryl Drake (receivers), Kevin Garver (offensive assistant), Steve Heiden (tight ends / assistant special teams), Tom Pratt (pass rush specialist), Kevin Ross (corners). Also announced were Freddie Kitchens moving from tight ends to quarterbacks coach, and Ryan Slowik switching from outside linebackers to defensive assistant / assistant defensive backs coach.
Duke: Blue Devils beat reporter Laura Keeley is reporting that assistant head coach / special teams coordinator Ron Middleton is leaving to join the Jacksonville Jaguars staff.
New York Jets: The Jets have announced the hiring of tight ends coach Steve Hagen (who previously worked with the Browns), assistant offensive line coach Ron Heller, assistant defensive line / linebackers coach Jeff Weeks and assistant strength coach Pierre Ngo.
Guilford College (D-III - NC): Guilford College has an intern position available. Compensation will be free housing and meals. No stipend is included. Will coach a position and be responsible for own recruiting area. Please send resumes and references to email@example.com. No phone calls please.
Hamilton Tigercats: Jeff Reinebold has been hired to coach the special teams and James Stanley has been brought on as the assistant defensive backs coach.
UC Davis: Ron Gould has named Bert Watts his defensive coordinator. Watts spent last season as a coaching assistant with the Denver Broncos.
Salve Regina (D-III - RI): Offensive coordinator Kevin Gilmartin has been promoted to head coach.
Fort Lewis College (D-II - CO): Sources tell us former Nevada director of football operations Dave Brown will be the new offensive coordinator for John L. Smith's staff at Fort Lewis.
Murray State (FCS - KY): Sources tell us Dennis Therrell will be named defensive coordinator and Davern Williams will be the new defensive line coach at Murray State. Therrell was the defensive backs coach for the Las Vegas UFL team and Williams coached the defensive line at Jacksonville State.
Lackawanna (CC - PA): Lackawanna in in the process of hiring two interns (1 Offensive and 1 Defensive). Interested candidates should email cover letter and resume to defensive coordinator Bill Reiss at firstname.lastname@example.org and offensive coordinator Josh Pardini email@example.com. These are unpaid positions with some meals included. Ideal candidates are from the Northeast Pennsylvania region.
West Virginia Wesleyan (D-II): West Virginia Wesleyan is looking for a game August 31. Preferably home against D-II opponent. Optional deal. They also have an opening for November 16 (home or away for D-II opponent and away for an FCS opponent). If interested contact Josh Ward at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Richmond: Head coach Danny Rocco has had his contract extended through the 2017 season.
Southern Virginia (D-III): Southern Virginia is looking to fill the following date for the 2013 football schedule: November 2, 2013. Southern Virginia is in the second year of its transition to NCAA Division 3 and would prefer to schedule D-3 teams. Please contact head coach DeLane Fitzgerald at 540-261-4244 or email@example.com if you have interest in playing.
Syracuse: Sources tell us director of football operations Kevin VanDerzee will not return to the staff.
Houston: Vernon Hargreaves (former South Florida defensive ends / special teams) is joining the staff as linebackers coach per Joseph Duarte of the Houston Chronicle. We have confirmed the hire.
Lackawanna (CC - PA): Lackawanna is no longer accepting applicants for their defensive assistant position. Solomon Brown has been appointed defensive line coach. Thank you for the overwhelming interest in the position.
San Diego State: Sources tell us former Colorado director of football operations Jashon Sykes will be the new DFO at San Diego State.
Kansas State: BCS executive director Bill Hancock has announced that Reid Sigmon, senior associate athletic director at Kansas State, has been named CFO of the new college football playoff.
New York Jets: Former NFL punter Louie Aguiar posted on Facebook early this morning that he is joining the Jets' staff as assistant special teams coordinator.
Bethel University (NAIA - TN): Bethel University, TN - NAIA, Mid-South Conference. Open dates for 2013: August 31 and November 9. Will be looking to fill the corresponding dates in 2014 as well. Looking for NAIA opponents but will consider other options. Please contact Chris Elliott by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Carolina Panthers: The Panthers have announced the hiring of Bruce DeHaven as assistant special teams coach and Lance Taylor as assistant receivers coach. DeHaven served as special teams coordinator for the Bills the past 3 seasons and Taylor was offensive quality control / assistant tight ends for the Jets last season.
New York Jets: Sources confirm to us that offensive line coach Dave DeGuglielmo will be released and that tight ends coach Mike Devlin will move to offensive line.
Kansas Wesleyan (NAIA): Sources tell us Bob Saunders (Virginia Destroyers - UFL) has been hired as offensive coordinator / quarterbacks coach at Kansas Wesleyan.
Portland State: Former BYU defensive coordinator Jaime Hill has joined the Portland State staff as defensive coordinator. Hill will also coach the safeties. Head coach Nigel Burton will coach the corners.
Northeastern Oklahoma (CC): Northeastern Oklahoma A&M (NEO) has a GA type position available on the offensive side of the ball. Skill position preferred. 10 Month contract. Room / Board will be provided along with small stipend. March 1 start date. No Calls. E-mail email@example.com if interested.
|Monday February 4, 2013||presented by:|
We hear Coach Peal's surgery went very well today and he is in recovery and hoping to be home by the end of the week. Thanks to everyone for your continuing support.
Eastern Michigan: Sources tell us Fort Lewis College (D-II - CO) offensive line coach Brad Wilson will be the new offensive line coach at Eastern.
Cal: Jeff Tedford has reportedly reached a settlement with the university. Tedford will receive as much as $5.5 million, beginning with a $1.65 million payment on or before April 1. Tedford is also due $1.8 million by April 1, 2014 and $1.95 million by April 1, 2015. Tedford and the university will split evenly any amount he receives above $1.5 million that he earns before Dec. 31, 2015 as a college head coach or as an NFL head coach or assistant.
North Texas: Sources tell us cornerbacks coach Justin Gaines has resigned to pursue other opportunities.
Dallas Cowboys: The Cowboys have now announced Derek Dooley as receivers coach. Jimmy Robinson moves into a coaching consultant role.
Assumption College (D-II - MA): Sources tell us Salve Regina (D-III - RI) head coach Bob Chesney has accepted the same role at Assumption.
FIU: Kevin Wolthausen has joined the staff as special teams coach. Wolthausen coached the defensive line at Purdue last season. Jeff Popovich, who coached the special teams last season, will now exclusively coach the defensive backs.
Northern Illinois: Pat McAvoy will serve as the offensive grad assistant this season, working with the offensive line, and Olaitan Oguntodu will work as the defensive grad assistant working with the linebackers.
William Paterson (D-III - NJ): Defensive coordinator Chadd Braine has resigned to go into personal business and the job has been posted.
Doug Martin was officially introduced as the head coach at New Mexico State today. He's more than a little excited about it.
Millikin (D-III - IL): Sources tell us that Will Roth, a former Millikin player, has been hired to coach the running backs.
UConn: Defensive line coach Hank Hughes has been elevated to defensive coordinator. The school also announced today that Matt Cersosimo has been moved to cornerbacks coach after coaching the Huskies' wide receivers for seven years.
Lindenwood University (D-II - MO): Lindenwood is looking to fill an open date on November 16, 2013. We would prefer a home game (guarantee money) but will listen to offers to play away. Interested in any / all levels of opponent. Contact Shawn Nagel at firstname.lastname@example.org. Lindenwood University is located in St Charles, MO about 20 minutes from downtown St. Louis.
St. Anselm (D-II - NH): Manchester West HS (NH) head coach Jim Lauzon has joined the staff and will coach the tight ends and inside receivers.
Dayton (FCS - OH): The University of Dayton is accepting applications for an internship in the position of Secondary Assistant Football Coach. Primary responsibilities include: assisting with recruiting student-athletes; training players in team and individual environments; and assisting with sports camps.This is a full time, 9-month position with benefits with a one-year optional renewal. This internship may require some evening and weekend work. Qualified applicants will have a Bachelor’s Degree (minimum), experience playing or coaching the secondary in college, experience with non-scholarship football recruiting, a valid driver’s license with less than 6 points, and must be able to work some evenings, weekends and holidays. Preferably, the successful candidate will have demonstrated skills in working collegiate sports camps, experience in using video equipment and in video recording/editing and experience in strength training.Applications will be accepted through February 14, 2013 online only at http://jobs.udayton.edu.
FIU: We hear director of football operations Joey Corey is leaving the staff.
Arizona Cardinals: Yesterday morning Phoenix reporter Mike Jurecki reported that former Southern head coach Stump Mitchell would be the new Cardinals running backs coach.
Dallas Cowboys: We hear that former Tennessee head coach Derek Dooley will officially join the staff later today. As previously reported by Adam Schefter, Dooley will coach the receivers.
Sunday February 3, 2013
Toronto Argonauts (CFL): In addition to defensive backs coach Eddie Brown, the Argonauts have announced the hiring of Ed Philion as defensive line coach.
Stephen F. Austin (FCS): Sources tell us former Western Kentucky defensive coordinator Lance Guidry has accepted a position at Stephen F. Austin.
|Saturday February 2, 2013||presented by:|
College of the Redwoods (CC - CA): Head coach Tino Romero has been reassigned to another position within the athletic department. Defensive coordinator Mike Cox has been promoted to head coach.
Fresno City College: We hear linebackers coach Joe Schey will move to offensive line.
Utah State: Sources tell us Fresno City College offensive line coach Cole Popovich has been hired as an offensive grad assistant.
Stanford: Sources tell us Stanford plans to fill their open intern positions from internal candidates.
FIU: Stanford offensive assistant Morgan Turner has joined the staff at FIU.
LA Tech: Sources tell us Sam Houston State defensive coordinator Scott Stoker is a strong candidate for defensive coordinator at Louisiana Tech.
Temple: Former Detroit Lions fullback Shawn Bryson will join the Owls' staff as a graduate assistant according to Keith Pompey of the Philadelphia Inquirer.