|Monday March 3, 2014
Missouri: Gary Pinkel and Mizzou are closing in on a contract extension that will increase his pay from $2.8 million to just north of $3 million according to Missouri's Rivals site.
Toledo: Bluffton (D-III - OH) head coach Tyson Veidt has accepted the linebackers/recruiting coordinator job at Toledo.
West Virginia: Tom Bradley will earn $600,000 in 2014 and $400,000 in 2015 with incentives according to Hoppy Kercheval of West Virginia Metronews.
Southern Illinois (FCS): Ashton Aikens is the new wide receivers coach at Southern Illinois. He worked previously as special teams quality control at Northwestern.
UNC-Pembroke (D-II): UNC-Pembroke is looking to hire a full-time offensive line coach. Master’s degree in P.E./Health/Recreation required. Please send resumes & cover letter to Head Coach:
North Texas: Head coach Dan McCarney has received a five-year extension through 2018 according to Brett McMurphy; he also reports thew new deal will make McCarney "among the highest-paid coaches in Conference USA."
SMU: Per source, former UCLA running backs coach Steve Broussard will join the SMU staff as running backs coach.
Ohio State: Former Cincinnati linebacker Jon Carpenter has joined the staff as a defensive grad assistant. Jon is the brother of former Buckeye linebacker Bobby Carpenter.
Arizona has created the most imaginative, hilarious video of the year
Presentation (NAIA - SD): Presentation College is seeking qualified candidates for the position of RESTRICTED EARNINGS Football Coach - Offense. This is an entry level position, designed to provide the successful candidate coaching and administrative experience. Responsibilities will include coaching a position on the offense to be determined, and assisting the head coach in all aspects of the program (practice and game preparation, recruiting, fundraising, video breakdown, camps, equipment, community involvement, and other duties as assigned). This position pays a stipend of up to $5000, with no housing or benefits, for March 1 – May 31, 2014. Position could be renewed for the 2014-15; June 1, 2014 to May 31, 2015. Bachelor’s degree required, with coaching/playing experience preferred. Interviews will begin immediately and will continue until position is filled. Email letter of application, resume, and professional references to Presentation College Human Resources Department at .
Miami: Miami has landed Booker T. Washington HS (Miami, FL) head coach Tim "Ice" Harris as their assistant DFO. Huge hire.
Minnesota: Minnesota has no current grad assistant positions available.
UConn: Along with coaching the running backs, David Corley will also serve as the director of player engagement.
Adams State (D-II - CO): Former Western State Colorado (D-II) offensive coordinator Tony Case is the new offensive line coach, according to sources.
Minnesota: Sources confirm to us that Mike Sherels will be the new linebackers coach. Sherels is a former Gopher linebacker and spent last season as a defensive GA.
Army: Former Florida Atlantic defensive coordinator Jovan Dewitt and The Citadel offensive coordinator Bob Bodine have officially joined the Army staff, the academy announced today.
Ave Maria (NAIA - FL): Ave Maria has made a few changes to their coaching staff. Brad Vojcak has been hired to coach the OL after previously serving as an offensive GA at Eastern Michigan, Malcolm Pearson has been hired to coach the DBs (coached corners at Bethel College, KS last year), and Zach Opsal has been hired as special teams coordinator / video coordinator (was a GA at Northern Illinois last year). Also, within the staff, Michael Armstrong will move from secondary to TEs and will remain as DFO, and Ryan Gravel will move from offensive assistant to WRs.
Becker College (D-III - MA): Becker College is looking for a defensive assistant coach to start immediately. The position includes free housing, meals and a stipend over 12 months. The position will be responsible for coaching own position group and recruiting a geographic area. Interested applicants please send resume, cover letter and references to head coach Mike Lichten at . No phone calls please.
Mississippi Valley State (FCS): Shawn Gregory has returned for his second stint as the Delta Devils' offensive coordinator.
TCU: Per source, director of high school relations Kenny Perry will be promoted to corners coach. Perry previously served as a head high school coach, most recently at Bowie HS (TX).
West Virginia: Dana Holgorsen stated that senior associate head coach Tom Bradley will work with the defensive line and Damon Cogdell will work with the linebackers.
Grand Valley State (D-II - MI): Per his Twitter, EJ Whitlow is the new defensive line coach at Grand Valley.
Bucknell: Sources tell us that Northwestern offensive grad assistant Rickey Jackson has joined the staff and will coach the receivers.
Lafayette: Per source, Northwestern defensive grad assistant McNeil Parker has joined the Lafayette staff as corners coach.
Northwestern: Sources tell us that Northwestern has promoted Dan Hernandez from offensive quality control to offensive grad assistant.
Northwestern State: Per source, former Southeastern Louisiana head coach Mike Lucas is the new defensive coordinator at Northwestern State (FCS - LA). Last season Lucas coached the defensive line at Indiana State.
Sunday March 2, 2014
Northeastern State (D-II - OK): Ellsworth (CC - IA) head coach Josh Lattimer has resigned to become the defensive coordinator at Northeastern State (D-II - OK).
Texas State: Sources tell us former Arkansas State defensive coordinator John Thompson will join the Texas State staff, likely as defensive coordinator.
Gardner-Webb (FCS - NC): Gardner-Webb University, a FCS institution in Boiling Springs, NC, is looking for a home football game on October 11 or September 13, 2014. If interested, please contact Chuck Burch, Vice President for Athletics at (704) 406-4342 or .
Tiffin (D-II - OH): Tiffin University has hired Matt Edwards as defensive coordinator. Edwards previously served as the defensive line and special teams coordiantor at FAU. Sources tell us Tiffin is interviewing candidates for the defensive backs job this week.
UConn: The Daily Press is reporting that William and Mary receivers coach / passing game coordinator David Corley has accepted a position with the UConn staff and will coach the running backs.
Miami Dolphins: Jack Bicknell Jr. has joined the staff as the assistant offensive line coach. Bicknell previously coached the offensive line for the Steelers.
Kentucky: Per source, Texas State defensive coordinator Craig Naivar has accepted a position on Mark Stoops' staff. He will coach the special teams.
Saturday March 1, 2014
Longtime Delaware assistant and University of Delaware Athletics Hall of Famer Irv "Coach Whiz" Wisiniewski passed away Wednesday at age 89. Our thoughts and prayers go out to his family.
Miami Dolphins: The club announced Saturday that John Benton has been promoted to offensive line coach. He came aboard in January as assistant offensive line coach.
UC Davis (FCS): The Aggies have hired three assistants to replace the trio that followed Jeff Tedford to Tampa Bay. Paul Creighton will leave the Colorado State-Pueblo staff to coach tight ends. Former Utah offensive line coach Dan Finn will take the same position and Fresno Hoover High School wide receivers coach (and former Aggie wide receiver) Anthony Soto is the new offensive quality control coach.
Arizona State: Per source, Washington State GA Ray Brown is leaving to be a GA at Arizona State.
Bethany College (D-III - WV): Bethany College is seeking qualified applicants for one internship level assistant football coach. Positions will report to the Head Football Coach and duties will include coaching, recruiting, and fundraising. Additional duties may be assigned by the Head Coach or the Director of Athletics. Required qualifications include a Bachelor’s degree, a valid driver’s license, and playing experience at the collegiate level. Preference will be given to applicants with previous experience coaching at the collegiate or high school level. Experience coaching or playing defensive back is preferred. Knowledge of and adherence to Bethany, NCAA Division III, and Presidents’ Athletic Conference rules and regulations are also required. The start date for this position is immediate. Employment will continue through the end of the academic year with the possibility of rehire for the following year. Compensation includes stipend, room, board and a graduate school tuition waiver into Bethany’s Master of Arts in Teaching program. Letters of application along with resume and list of references can be submitted electronically to . Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until position is filled. AA/EOE
Fresno State: Sources tell us Marcus Woodson, formerly of Charleston Southern, is the new defensive backs coach at Fresno State.
Delaware State (FCS): Former North Carolina Central offensive line coach Rod Milstead has accepted an offer to coach the offensive line at Delaware State. Milstead is a Delaware State graduate and played eight seasons in the NFL.
MidAmerica Nazarena (NAIA - KS): Bruce Pielstick has accepted an offer to be the offensive coordinator at MidAmerica Nazarene. He had previously been the offensive coordinator at Sac State.
Bryant (FCS - RI): Columbia offensive line coach Ed Argast has joined the Bryant staff, but Ron Tyner remains the offensive line coach.
Oregon: Oregon released updated information on its staff salaries on Friday. They are - head coach Mark Helfrich, $1.8 million; defensive line coach Ron Aiken, $500,000; defensive coordinator Don Pellum, $500,000; offensive line coach Steve Greatwood, $379,250; offensive coordinator Scott Frost, $367,584; special teams/tight ends coach Tom Osborne, $367,584; wide receivers coach Matt Lubick, $325,000; defensive backs coach John Neal, $325,0000; running backs coach Gary Campbell, $300,000 and inside linebackers coach Erik Chinander, $275,000.
|Friday February 28, 2014
Edmonton Eskimos (CFL): Jonathan Himebauch was announced as the offensive line coach today.
Widener (D-III - PA): Former Winnipeg Blue Bombers head coach Mike Kelly will be the new head coach at Widener. Kelly replaces Bobby Acosta, who accepted the tight ends job at Syracuse earlier this month.
Florida State: Jimbo Fisher officially announced the hiring of Bill Miller as linebackers coach.
Louisville: Louisville released the details of Bobby Petrino's contract on Friday. It's a six-year deal worth $3 million a year with a $10 million buyout should he take another job before 2017. Read more here.
Western Oregon (D-II): Western Oregon is seeking applicants for an assistant football coach who will coach the defensive line. The position is 12 months with pay being between $16,000-$20,000 based on experience. Starting date preferred is April 1st. Please email cover letter, resume and references to Head Football Coach Arne Ferguson at . No phone calls please.
Newport News Apprentice (D-III - VA): Sources tell us that Paul White is the new head coach. White coached the linebackers last season and is the longtime head coach at Matthews HS (VA).
Bowling Green: Vincent Marshall has been added to the staff as an offensive grad assistant, per sources. Marshall played receiver at Houston and played in the CFL for a few years prior to getting into coaching.
Edmonton Eskimos: Per source, Northeast HS (FL) head coach Kez McCorvey has joined the Eskimos staff. McCorvey previously coached the receivers for the Toronto Argonauts in 2012.
Notre Dame: Brian Kelly stated today that Kerry Cooks, who coached the corners last season, will now coach the corners and safeties. Also, DC Brian VanGorder will coach the inside linebackers and Bob Elliott, who coached the safeties last year, will now coach the outside linebackers.
Minnesota: The football office and coach Claeys are no longer accepting applications for the linebackers job. All future applicants need to apply online via this link. Thank you all for your interest in Gopher football.
Rutgers: Former quarterbacks coach Rob Spence has accepted the head coaching job at Chattanooga Christian HS (TN). Spence also served as offensive coordinator at Syracuse, Clemson, and Bethune Cookman dating back to 2005.
Alabama: Per source, Valdosta State defensive backs coach Doug Belk has accepted a grad assistant job at Alabama working with the secondary
Valdosta State (D-II - GA): Sources tell us that Valdosta State is looking to hire an assistant to coach the defensive backs or defensive line. Resumes can be faxed to 229-245-2494 or emailed to .
Monmouth (FCS - NJ): Monmouth is looking for a coordinator of technology and video. See more details, and how to apply here.
Albany (FCS - NY): Former tight ends coach Kevin Ross has accepted the head coaching job at John S. Burke Catholic HS (NY). Kevin, the son of Bobby Ross, formerly served as offensive coordinator at Army.
Rose Hulman (D-III - IN): Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology is seeking applicants for a graduate assistant linebackers coach. The position includes a $10,000 stipend, graduate classes at Indiana State University and meals during the academic year. Interested applicants should send a cover letter, resume, and references to: .
Bucknell: Sources tell us that quarterbacks coach Mike O'Connor is being promoted to offensive coordinator and RD Montgomery is being promoted to full time status coaching the tight ends and fullbacks.
Utica (D-III - NY): Utica has a defensive graduate assistant position available. Secondary or linebacker experience preferred. Stipend, Housing, Meals, and 12.0 credits per year included. Send Cover Letter, Resume, and references to Defensive Coordinator, William Pluff at if interested.
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Wyoming: The University of Wyoming is looking to fill a graduate assistant quality control position. It will consist of breaking down offensive film, and splitting time with recruiting office. College level coaching experience is preferred. Must have experience with XOS Thunder, Adobe Photoshop, and Microsoft Office. Please send resumes to Director of Operations Brent Vernon at .
Sam Houston State (FCS - TX): Per source, Monmouth (FCS - NJ) receivers coach Terence Archer has joined the Sam Houston staff in the same role.
|Thursday February 27, 2014
Buffalo: Sources tell us that Eric Lewis has been hired to coach the defensive backs. Lewis most recently served as the defensive coordinator at Weber State.
LSU: The school has now formally announced the hiring of Bradley Dale Peveto as special teams coordinator/defensive assistant.
Indiana University Pennsylvania (D-II): Head coach Curt Cignetti has announced the hiring of Johnny Franco to coach the defensive backs. Franco is a former an All-American at IUP.
Eastern Michigan: Per source, Indiana associate director of player personnel Herb Haygood is joining the staff as receivers coach.
Whittier (D-III - CA): Whittier has announced the additions of Cameron Deen (offensive grad assistant) and Nathan Poole Jr. (defensive grad assistant).
Frostburg State (D-III - MD): Frostburg State is looking for Home JV games for the 2014 season. Open to playing on Sundays or Mondays, many dates still available. Please contact Jamie Schumacher by email at or by phone 412-389-9536 if interested.
Harvard: Head coach Tim Murphy is at home recovering from a "medical issue" he suffered earlier this month, according to a report from Boston.com. Coach Murphy is expected to return by the time that spring practice starts at the end of March. Offensive coordinator Joel Lamb and defensive coordinator Scott Larkee will manage the team until Murphy returns.
Rice: Frank Okam, who played at Texas and was drafted by the Houston Texans, has joined the staff as a defensive grad assistant, according to Joseph Duarte.
Lafayette College (FCS - PA): New Hampshire linebackers coach Art Link has been named defensive coordinator. Link has coached the linebackers at UNH the past two seasons, and was the defensive coordinator at Campbell University prior to that.
Kennesaw State (FCS - GA): Kennesaw State is looking for a new video coordinator. See how to apply here.
Vanderbilt: Sources confirm to us that Utah State defensive line coach Frank Maile will be the new defensive line coach at Vanderbilt.
Minot State (D-II - ND): Chris Brunkhorst has been added as defensive line coach/strength and conditioning coach.
Southern Miss: Southern Miss is looking for a video grad assistant. Full details here.
Sam Houston State (FCS - TX): Sam Houston State University is looking for a home game on either 9/13/14 or 9/20/14 against an FCS opponent. Contact Phil Longo via email at or (215) 779-4763 if interested
Cornell (FCS - NY): Cornell has announced Roy Istvan as its offensive coordinator. He served in the same capacity at Rhode Island for the past three seasons.
Augustana (D-II - SD): Sources tell us that defensive coordinator Jake Dickert is leaving to become the defensive coordinator at Minnesota State-Mankato (D-II) and linebackers coach / special teams coordinator Brian Bergstrom is being promoted to defensive coordinator.
Concordia (NAIA - MI): Concordia University, located in Ann Arbor, MI is seeking applicants for a Part-Time Assistant Football Coach/Defensive Backs. Interested candidates should e-mail a cover letter, resume, and references to Josh Schumacher at by March 8, 2014.
Aurora (D-III - IL): TCU grad assistant Kyle Skierski has been hired as the offensive line coach at Aurora University, per source.
Northern Colorado (FCS): Per source, Trevor Wikre is the new offensive line coach at Northern Colorado. Wikre spent this past season at Adams State (D-II - CO) coaching the offensive line.
Edmonton Eskimos (CFL): Per source, former Wake Forest offensive line coach Jonathan Himebauch will officially join the the staff as offensive line coach later today.
Nassau Community College (NY): Nassau Community College is seeking applicants for a defensive coordinator position. Minimum of 3 to 5 years defensive football coaching linebacker’s and/or coordinating experience is preferred. Interested candidates should email a cover letter, resume, and references to Joe Osovet, Head Football Coach at by Friday March 7, 2014. NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE.
UNC-Pembroke (D-II - NC): UNC-Pembroke is looking to hire a full time offensive coordinator / quarterbacks coach. Master's degree in PE/Health/Recreation required. Please send resumes and cover letter to head coach Shane Richardson at .
Presbyterian College: Sources tell us that Mitch Hall has joined the staff as running backs / tight ends coach. Hall previously coached the defensive line at Newberry College, and has a previous stop at Presbyterian back in 2005 and 2006.
Fairmont State (D-II - WV): Fairmont State is looking for an assistant football coach to work with the defensive backs. Qualifications include 3-5 years of college coaching experience with preference given to those whose experience lies in the secondary. If interested, please send a cover letter, resume, and references with "Defensive backs vacancy" in the subject line to . No phone calls please.