Friday July 3, 2009
Prairie View A&M: 3 Prairie View A&M coaches will serve internships with NFL teams this summer. Defensive coordinator Heishma Northern (Oakland Raiders), running backs coach Dwayne Foster (Buffalo Bills), and defensive line coach Miles Brandon (Pittsburgh Steelers).
LSU: FootballScoop has learned that Sherman Morris has been promoted to Director of Player Personnel.
Wagner College: Former Yale University linebacker Bobby Abare has joined the Wagner staff as the new linebackers coach.
Thursday July 2, 2009
Bowling Green: We hear Scott Seeliger has accepted the director of high school and alumni relations job at BGSU.
Montana State: Former Wyoming running backs coach Bryan Applewhite has been hired at Montana State in the same capacity. Applewhite coached the running backs at Wyoming under previous head coach Joe Glenn.
Wednesday July 1, 2009 (Update 2)
University of Dayton: FootballScoop has learned that assistant coach James Stanley will intern this summer with the Detroit Lions as part of the Bill Walsh NFL Minority Fellowship.
AstroTurf News: St. Louis Rams select State-Of-The-Art system from AstroTurf® for practice field. First NFL team to install an advanced synthetic turf system from AstroTurf®.
Wednesday July 1, 2009
Texas Southern: Assistant coaches Tremaine Jackson and Archie McDaniel will intern with the Houston Texas this summer as part of the Bill Walsh NFL Minority Fellowship.
Howard Payne: We are hearing that former Angelo State has been hired as the new wide receivers coach at Howard Payne.
Tuesday June 30, 2009
University of Richmond: We reported late last week that University of Richmond head coach Mike London had agreed to a new contract extension. Yesterday, London signed the contract extension through 2014.
The Extra Point presented by Wilson
Wilson...The Official Ball of the NCAA Football Championships
Staff Continuity: By our count, only 40 of 120 coaching staffs in the country will have the same exact offensive coaching staff as a year ago. It should be interesting to see if the continuity will benefit these coaches and their teams. We have listed the 40 programs and their offensive coordinator(s).
Air Force (Clay Hendrix), Alabama (Jim McElwain), UAB (Kim Helton), Arkansas (Paul Petrino), Baylor (Randy Clements & Philip Montgomery), Boise State (Bryan Harsin), BYU (Robert Anae), Colorado State (Greg Peterson), Duke (Kurt Roper), ECU (Steve Shankweiler & Todd Fitch), FSU (Jimbo Fisher), Georgia Tech (Paul Johnson), Houston (Dana Holgorsen & Jason Phillips), Iowa (Ken O'Keefe), Kansas (Ed Wariner), Kentucky (Joker Phillips), LA Tech (Frank Scelfo), Memphis (Clay Helton), Michigan (Calvin McGee), Michigan State (Mark Treadwell), Ole Miss (Kent Austin), Navy (Ivin Jasper), Nebraska (Shawn Watson), NC State (Dana Bible), Northern Illinois (Jeff Limegrover), Northwestern (Mike McCall), Oklahoma (Kevin Wilson), Oregon State (Danny Langsdorf), Penn State (Galen Hall), Southern Miss (Darrell Wyatt), Temple (Matt Rhule), Texas (Greg Davis), Texas A&M (Nolan Cromwell), Troy (Neal Brown), Tulane (Dan Dodd), UCLA (Norm Chow), Vanderbilt (Ted Cain), VA Tech (Bryan Stinespring), Wake Forest (Steed Lobotzke), West Virginia (Jeff Mullen).