|Friday October 11, 2013||presented by:|
Nebraska Wesleyan (NAIA): Nebraska Wesleyan in Lincoln, NE is looking to fill an open date in 2015 and 2016. Open date in 2015 is September 5 and September 3 for 2016. Would prefer to play away in 2015 and home in 2016. Looking for DIII or NAIA opponent. Please contact head coach Brian Keller at 402-465-2354 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Wisconsin - Stevens Point (D-III): UWSP is looking to fill open dates in 2015 – 16. We have an opening in Week 2: Sept. 12th, 2015 and Sept. 10th, 2016. We prefer a home and home contract with 2015 being a travel game and 2016 being a home game for us. Please respond to: Tom.Journell@uwsp.edu. We do not have any other openings at this time.
Louisville: Longtime athletics director Tom Jurich won't leave for Texas or any other job according to a report from Pat Forde.
Mercer (FCS): University has an open date, and is seeking a home game for November 8, 2014. They are open to playing an FCS, Division II, III, or NAIA opponent for a guarantee, or home and home series. Please contact Assistant Athletic Director Daniel Tate, if interested at email@example.com.
|Thursday October 10, 2013||presented by:|
Minnesota: Jerry Kill will take a leave of absence from the Gophers in a continued effort in his battle with epilepsy. Defensive coordinator Tracy Claeys will be Minnesota's acting head coach during Kill's absence. Read the school's official announcement.
Northwestern College (NAIA - IA): Northwestern College (NAIA) in Orange City, IA is looking to fill two open dates. We need a home game on either Thursday, September 3 or Saturday, September 5, 2015 and will travel to play on September 1 or 3 in 2016. Please contact Assistant Head Coach Matt McCarty firstname.lastname@example.org if interested.
Southwest Baptist (D-II - MO): Southwest Baptist (D-II - MO): Southwest Baptist University (D-II) is looking for a HOME game on October 4th (D-II/NAIA) and a guarantee game on November 8th (FCS/D-II) for the 2014 season. Will pay guarantee money for the October 4th home game. Please contact Head Coach Craig Schuler email@example.com (417-328-1927) or Athletic Director Mike Pitts firstname.lastname@example.org (417-328-1412)
Lane Kiffin: The Orange County Register reports that Lane Kiffin will "appear" on ESPN's GameDay this Saturday morning.
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|Wednesday October 9, 2013||presented by:|
Delta State (D-II - MS): Delta State University (D-II) has two HOME openings on September 20th and September 27th for the 2014 season. Looking for a Division II opponent and will pay guarantee money. Please contact Head Coach Todd Cooley email@example.com (662-846-4300) or Athletic Director Ronnie Mayers firstname.lastname@example.org (662-846-4300).
UNLV: Interim athletics director Tina Kunzer-Murphy will take over on a full-time basis, with a contract running through December 31, 2014 and a pay bump from $170,000 to $180,000 a year. A 1975 UNLV graduate and the first female AD in school history, Kunzer-Murphy was the executive director of the Las Vegas Bowl from 2000 to 2012.
|Tuesday October 8, 2013||presented by:|
Former Green Bay Packers assistant, and Edmonton Eskimos head coach Pete Kettela passed away recently. Please keep his loved ones in your prayers.
USC: Ed Orgeron announced earlier today that he is in the process of bringing on his good friend Pete Jenkins as assistant defensive line coach. The move should be official next week.
Miami (OH): During his press conference yesterday, interim head coach Mike Bath announced that the coaching staff will shift around a bit. Bath will serve as offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach, grad assistant Matt Mountjoy will now coach the tight ends and running backs, Mark Spencer (who had been coaching the running backs) will now coach the receivers. On the other side of the ball, Andrew Marlatt (safeties) and Ron Carpenter (corners) will share the duties of co-special teams coordinator.
Iowa State: Director of football operations Brian Schwartze has stepped down and accepted a position in the business sector. See more on the move here.
Longtime college assistant coach Mike Freidel (who most recently served on staff at South Dakota) passed away on Sunday at the age of 57. Please keep his family in your prayers.
|Monday October 7, 2013||presented by:|
NCAA & AFCA: The NCAA & the AFCA have asked us to alert you that the application process to attend the Future Football Coaches Academy (Jan 12-14, 2014 in Indianapolis) is now open. Applications are due no later than November 15th. Click here to learn more. To apply, please visit the NCAA Program Hub.
Texas: The Austin-American Statesman's Kirk Bohls reports that Bob Bowlsby is not interested in the Texas AD job and remains committed to his duties as the Big 12 commissioner, stating "I made commitment to Big 12 for at least 5 years, I will not renege on that promise."
USC: Tony Dungy told the Dan Patrick Show USC representatives contacted him to gauge his interest in and to seek his feedback on the Trojans' head coaching job. Dungy said he told USC that he personally isn't interested but offered his assistance in the process. Update: The school now states that call was made by an impostor claiming to be a USC athletics representative.