Saturday November 16, 2013
Northeastern State (D-II - OK): Northeastern State will hold a press conference at 2:30 p.m. CT tomorrow to address the state of the football program. The RiverHawks closed their season with a 2-9 record today. Head coach Chris Evans is 22-46 in six seasons at the school. Update: Evans has been let go.
|Friday November 15, 2013
Video: The best hits, catches, runs and plays of the high school season
Loras College (D-III - IA): Loras College is seeking applicants for their head coaching position. Bachelors required, Masters preferred. Qualifications: One to two years related experience. Collegiate football coaching experience required. Head coaching experience on the college level preferred. Understanding of budget and reporting requirements. Excellent leadership abilities. Able to organize, coordinate, and direct team activities. Strong oral and written communication abilities. Excellent public relation skills. Demonstrated ability to recruit effectively. Strong interpersonal skills to represent the college and effectively interact with student-athletes, faculty and staff. Strong administrative skills to plan, organize and implement a quality team and program. To see the full listing, and to apply, visit this link.
|Thursday November 14, 2013
Rice head coach David Bailiff's father has passed away. Your prayers are appreciated.
Video: The coach who never punts
Mike Leach: X&O Labs was granted exclusive access to Mike Leach and conducted three in-depth interviews with him over a two week period. X&O Labs' Mike Kuchar drilled Coach Leach with straight-to-the-point questions about specific areas of his offense. It should come as no surprise that Leach didn't back down. This interview series has been read by over 40,000 football coaches. Click here to read the Mike Leach interviews.
Eastern Michigan: The remaining $50,812 left on Ron English's contract will be paid to him before the end of the year, according to a report from MLive.
|Wednesday November 13, 2013
Baylor: Art Briles reportedly has agreed to a contract extension through 2023 today, taking him to age 68. It is being widely reported that Briles will make more than $4 million a year. Here's what you need to know.
Florida: Gators AD Jeremy Foley issued the following statement today: "As athletic director, I'm a thousand percent convinced Will Muschamp is the guy to lead this football program. Nothing has changed in the way we feel about Will Muschamp from the day we hired him." Read the full piece here.
Louisville: Louisville will join the ACC on July 1, 2014. Brett McMurphy of ESPN reports that Louisville will pay $11 million to their current conference, the AAC, as part of the separation agreement.
Selection Committee: The terms for the first ever College Football Playoff Selection Committee have been announced. General Mike Gould, Pat Haden, Tom Osborne and Mike Tranghese will have their term end in February of 2016. Barry Alvarez, Oliver Luck, Archie Manning, and Condoleezza Rice will serve on the committee until February of 2017 and Tom Jernstedt, Jeff Long, Dan Radakovich, Tyrone Willingham and Steve Wieberg's terms expire in 2018.
Winnipeg Blue Bombers (CFL): The team has announced that Tim Burke will not return as head coach next season. Burke was in his first full season as head coach after serving as interim head coach midway through last season. Team President and CEO Wade Miller noted that the team is open to exploring the option of Burke serving as an assistant coach in the future.
Maine (FCS): Associate AD for development Seth Woodcock will take over as interim athletics director after current athletics director Steve Abbott steps down on Friday.
Siena Heights (NAIA - MI): Sources tell us offensive coordinator / offensive line coach Jeff Hancock will not return.
|Tuesday November 12, 2013
Virginia Tech: Mark Berman of the Roanoke Times is reporting that athletic director Jim Weaver will step down from the AD position on December 31.
Adrian College (D-III - MI): Sources tell us that head coach Jim Deere is adjusting staff assignments and offensive coordinator Chad O'Brien is moving over to the defensive side of the ball.
Florida Atlantic: Interim head coach Brian Wright has promoted offensive line coach Luke Meadows to offensive coordinator.