Wednesday November 26, 2008

San Diego State: We hear that Navy head coach Ken Niumatalolo is a candidate at San Diego State.  Niumatalolo is from Hawaii and has strong recruiting ties around San Diego.

Utah State: Utah State officials have contacted South Florida assistant coach Mike Canales.  Canales is a former Utah State player.  He currently serves as the Passing Game Coordinator / Wide Receivers coach with the Bulls. 

Wyoming: Expect Carroll College head coach Mike Van Diest to interview at Wyoming.  Van Diest and Wyoming athletic director are very close friends.  Van Diest has led Carroll College to 5 NAIA national championships in the last 6 seasons.  His teams are 104-18 over the past 8 seasons.
Tuesday November 25, 2008

Yale: FootballScoop has just learned that Jack Siedlecki will retire today as head footbal coach and be reassigned to an assistant athletic director position at Yale University. 
Tuesday November 25, 2008

Northwestern State: FootballScoop has learned that Scott Stoker has been dismissed as head football coach at Northwestern State (LA). 
Tuesday November 25, 2008  (Update 2)

Faulkner University: Jim Nichols resigned today as head football coach at Faulkner University.  Nichols started the program from scratch just 3 seasons ago.  Faulkner competes in the Mid-South Conference (NAIA).

Louisiana-Monroe: FootballScoop has learned that co-defensive coordinators Phil Elmassian and Manny Michel will not return. 
Tuesday November 25, 2008

Minnesota: Tim Davis is expected to be named offensive line coach at Minnesota.  Davis currently serves as the the player personnel director at Alabama.  Prior to joining the Alabama staff, Davis spent time with Nick Saban in the Miami Dolphins organization.

Utah State: UCLA defensive coordinator DeWayne Walker will likely speak next week with Utah State officials.

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