Friday June 26, 2009
Richmond: FootballScoop has just learned that Mike London and the University of Richmond have agreed to a contract extension. London led the Spiders to the DI-AA national championship in 2008.
Presbyterian: We are hearing that North Paulding HS (GA) coach Klay Killingsworth has just accepted the linebackers job at Presbyterian.
Georgia Southern: Former Valdosta State quarterback, Tucker Pruitt, is the new quarterbacks coach at GSU. Pruitt replaces Joe Hollis.
Alabama: Alabama is reportedly negotiating a contract extension for head coach Nick Saban. The new deal is reportedly centered more around an extension of years than an increase in salary.
Mesa State: We hear wide receivers coach Don Holmes will participate in the Bill Walsh NFL Minority coaching fellowship with the Seattle Seahawks during training camp.
Nicholls State: FootballScoop has learned that Morehouse College assistant coach Rashad Watson has accepted the secondary job at Nicholls State.
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Today, we take a long at the coaches throughout the country that are coaching at their alma mater.
Thursday June 25, 2009 (Update 2)
Presbyterian College (SC): Our sources have just informed us that linebackers coach Jeff Wilson has resigned.
Thursday June 25, 2009
Troy University: FootballScoop is hearing that Troy defensive line coach Mo Crain will participate in an internship with the Dallas Cowboy this summer.
West Alabama: We hear UWA wide receivers coach Desmond Lindsey will take part in the Bill Walsh NFL Minority coaching fellowship program with the Pittsburgh Steelers during training camp.
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Wednesday June 24, 2009
SMU: FootballScoop has learned that running backs coach Wes Suan will now coach the offensive line. Offensive line coach Dennis McKnight will move to special teams. Eric Metcalf will coach the running backs.
Gibbs HS (FL): FootballScoop has just learned that former Tampa Bay Bucs defensive back, Donnie Abraham, has accepted the head coaching position.
Dodge City CC: is no longer accepting applications.
Oklahoma: Head coach Bob Stoops has received a contract extension through 2015. Stoops had his contract extended through the 2015 season and will make $3.675 million this coming season. His new contract includes an annual raise of $250,000, a $700,000 stay bonus each July and an additional one-time $800,000 bonus in 2011. If Stoops remains through all seven years, he will make more than $4 million a year in the final five years of the contract and make nearly $5 million in the the 2011 season.
Oregon: FootballScoop has learned that Oregon has yet to fill the offensive GA position.
South Dakota State: We hear there is still a position open on defense and possibly a grad assistant job as well.
Aplington-Parkersburg HS (IA): Very sad news to report this morning out of Iowa. Aplington-Parkersburg High head football coach Ed Thomas has been shot while working with students in the weight room. CNN is now reporting that he has died. Thomas is a legend in Iowa high school football and will be missed by all. Please keep him, his family, players and the entire school and town in your prayers.
Tuesday June 23, 2009 (Update 2)
Itawamba Community College (MS): Our sources tell us ICC head coach Jeff Terrell has promoted defensive line coach Kenny Jackson to defensive coordinator. Jackson has served the last several years as the defensive line coach / recruiting coordinator at ICC after playing college ball for Ole Miss.
Northwestern: FootballScoop would like to congratulate head coach Pat Fitzgerald on receiving a 7-year contract extension through 2015.
Texas: Our sources are telling us that former Iowa State assistant Jeff Koonz is now back with the Texas Longhorns as defensive quality control. Koonz once served on the Longhorns' staff while Gene Chizik was the defensive coordinator.
Troy: FootballScoop has learned the for Faulkner University head coach, Jim Nichols, will work with the staff at Troy in some capacity. Nichols served as a grad assistant under Tommy Tuberville at Auburn for three seasons before leading the Faulkner program for three seasons.
Valdosta State: West Texas A&M wide receivers coach Mike Nesbitt turned down the opportunity the coach the quarterbacks at Valdosta State. Nesbitt also serves as the recruiting coordinator at West Texas A&M.