|Monday September 23, 2013||presented by:|
Former Northwestern head coach Francis Peay (1986 - 1991) passed away early Saturday morning at age 69 after a battle with prostate cancer. Please keep his family in your prayers.
Kent State: Athletic Director Joel Nielsen has received an 18% raise in his base salary to go along with his two-year contract extension, bringing his salary to $308,000. The raise makes him the highest paid AD in the Mid-American Conference.
|Friday September 20, 2013||presented by:|
West Florida: The school has announced plans to field a football program, beginning with the 2016 season. With a plan to compete in Division II, West Florida will hire a head coach this spring with a salary of "something like $80,000 a year."
Aix-en - Provence Argonauts (France): Aix-en-Provence Argonaughts (Euro 2), located in Southern France, is looking for defensive line or offensive line coach for the upcoming season. The defensive line position will be dual tasked as the Head Coach & DC for the JR squad. The offensive line position will be dual tasked as SR level HC & OC. Position will included airfare, shared housing, monthly pay, and would begin in Jan and conclude at the end of the season (June). Interested coaches should contact Gavin Campbell at email@example.com
|Thursday September 19, 2013||presented by:|
Alabama: Hey guys, Nick ain't going anywhere. Carry on.
Oklahoma: The OU Board of Regents has officially approved a two-year contract extension for Bob Stoops. The extension, which includes no additional raises or bonuses, keeps Stoops at Oklahoma through 2020. Should Stoops remain in Norman through the life of his current deal, he will tie Bennie Owen as the school's all-time longest-tenured football coach.
Niagra: Athletics director Tom Crowley has been let go after 11 months on the job. Associate AD for external relations Steve Butler will serve as acting athletics director.
Akron: Head coach Terry Bowden has announced that offensive line coach Alan Arrington has been promoted to assistant head coach.
Read Zone Option: X&O Labs' new research uncovers 3 deviations in the Read Zone Option from the Pistol formation. X&O Labs has made this research available FREE to coaches. If you run the Read Zone Option, or even defend it, you should read this research today. Click here to read the research.
Lincoln University (D-II - MO): Lincoln University Missouri, located in Jefferson City Missouri is currently looking for volunteer assistants on the offensive and defensive side of the ball. An undergraduate degree is required. compensation can be discussed. Interested applicants send resume and three professional references to head coach Mike Jones at firstname.lastname@example.org please no phone calls.
|Wednesday September 18, 2013||presented by:|
Our thoughts go out to the family of New York Giants head coach Tom Coughlin, who lost his brother John on Monday. Please keep the Coughlin family in your prayers during this tough time.
Additionally, our thoughts are with the family of Seattle Seahawks linebackers coach Ken Norton, Jr., who lost his father Ken Norton, Sr., today.
Kent State: Director of athletics Joel Nielsen has received a two-year contract extension, keeping him at the school through June 2017.
Arizona State: Todd Graham will receive a contract extension through June 30, 2018 pending board approval, according to the Arizona Republic. Graham's salary will jump from $2.05 million to $2.3 million immediately and jump $100,000 a year through 2016, and then $50,000 per year through 2018. Bonuses include a 50 percent bump for a national championship, a 25 percent bump for a New Year's Six bowl victory, a 20 percent increase for a Pac-12 title, and $25,000 for any non-major bowl win. Should Graham leave early, he will owe a buyout up to $1.5 million. Athletics director Steve Patterson has also earned an extension through 2018, according to the Associated Press.
Wisconsin-Green Bay: The school has announced five finalists for its vacant athletics director position: UWGB interim AD Dan McIver, Minnesota State-Mankato AD Kevin Buisman, Bowling Green associate AD for external relations Mary Ellen Gillespie, Chicago State AD Dan Schumacher, and former Western Illinois AD and assistant vice president Tim Van Alstine.
Arkansas: The details of Bret Bielema's contract have been released. Bielema will make $2.95 million annually, with incentives totaling up to an additional $700,000 per year. Those incentives include; $300,00 for playing in the national title game, $200,000 for playing in a national semifinal, and $100,000 for winning an SEC title. His contract runs through December 31, 2018.
Northside Bulls (Sweden): The STU Northside Bulls in Stockholm, Sweden are looking for a defensive coordinator / player. The contract starts in April 2014 and ends in August 2014. The ideal candidate is a successful, ex-college player with coaching experience. Flights, accommodation and a small stipend are included. Stockholm is regarded as one of the most beautiful cities in the world and this is an excellent opportunity for a young, open-minded coach, with an itch to continue playing and get his coaching career started. Send resume to email@example.com
|Tuesday September 17, 2013||presented by:|
Mercer (FCS): Mercer 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 firstname.lastname@example.org.