|Tuesday June 3, 2014
Davidson (FCS - NC): Defensive line coach Brett Hayford has accepted the head coaching position at Pine Lake Prep (NC).
Illinois State (FCS): Head coach Brock Spack has hired former Redbird Eric Brunner as director of football operations.
Northwest Mississippi CC: Former head coach Brad LaPlante has accepted the offensive coordinator/offensive line job at Hutto (TX) High School.
Minot State (D-II - ND): An update at Minot State... Clay Bayard has been promoted to full time receivers coach. Tyler Rawlings has joined the staff as a grad assistant coaching the tight ends and Joey Schrader has also joined the staff as a grad assistant coaching the defensive backs. Both Rawlings and Schrader previously worked at Snow College with new Minot State head coach Tyler Hughes.
Alabama: Regents have approved contracts for Nick Saban, with a salary of $6.9 million per year through the 2021 season, and offensive coordinator Lane Kiffin at $680,000 in the first two years of his contract and $714,000 in the third and final year. Additionally, raises for the assistants were also released and all are under contract through February of 2016; DC Kirby Smart has added a season to his contract (no raise), OL coach Mario Cristobal received a raise from $425,000 to $500,000, LBs coach Lance Thompson got a salary increase from $400,000 to $428,000, TEs / special teams coach Bobby Williams received the same bump to $428,000. LBs coach Kevin Steel will make $700,000, DL coach Bo Davis will make $450,000 annually, strength and conditioning coordinator Scott Cochran got a raise from $355,000 to $395,000 and RBs coach Burton burns has added two years to his deal through February 2016 and will make $335,000 (made $315,000 last year).
San Bernardino (CC - CA): San Bernardino Valley College is looking for an offensive line coach. There is a $4,500 stipend. There may also be an opportunity to teach a class or two. Contact John Shipp at 714-745-1628 if interested.
Concordia (D-II - St. Paul, MN): Per source, former Minnesota State-Moorhead co-defensive coordinator Joe Lardinois has accepted the defensive line / special teams coordinator job at Concordia-St. Paul.
Edmonton Eskimos (CFL): Former Auburn corners coach Phillip Lolley has joined the Eskimos staff and will coach the linebackers. Lolley spent 15 years in total at Auburn, most recently in an administrative capacity.
Tennessee Tech (FCS): Per source, Morehead State (FCS - KY) running backs coach Matt Forrest has been hired to coach the running backs at Tennessee Tech.
St. Joseph's (D-II - IN): Nubis Padhye, who was working as an offensive analyst at Illinois, has been hired as the new defensive coordinator.
Hutchinson CC (KS): Dodge City Law (Indoor) defensive coordinator Todd Middleton has accepted a full time job at Hutchinson CC. Middleton previously served on staff with the Jacksonville Jaguars, and Kansas and spent the 2012 season as an assistant at Dodge City CC (KS)
Cal: Defensive coordinator Art Kaufman has signed a two year deal worth $550,000 annually ($225,00 in base salary, plus a $325,000 "talent fee"), according to the Contra Costa Times. If Kaufman leaves Cal before April 30th, 2015 his buyout would be $75,000. Incentives include; 10k-35k based on bowl game appearance, 25k for finishing in top 50 in ppg allowed, and 25k if they are ranked in the top 25 in 2015.
Boise State: Former Boise State linebacker Tommy Smith is joining the staff as a defensive grad assistant.
Carolina Panthers: UNC-Charlotte running backs coach Damien Gary will be working with the Carolina Panthers as part of the Bill Walsh Minority Fellowship
|Monday June 2, 2014
Fordham: Head coach Joe Moorhead has announced that quarterbacks coach/pass game coordinator Andrew Breiner has been promoted to offensive coordinator.
NY Giants: Iowa special teams grad assistant Kelvin Bell will work with the NY Giants this summer as part of the Bill Walsh Minority Fellowship program.
Itawamba CC (MS): Head coach Jon Williams has resigned per 247 sports. We can confirm that Williams is joining Todd Monken's staff at Southern Miss in the role that Steve Buckley previously filled.
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SUNY Cortland (D-III): Per source, Marist College (FCS) defensive line coach / special teams coordinator Tunde Agboke has accepted the defensive coordinator / defensive line job at SUNY Cortland.
El Camino College (CC - Compton, CA): El Camino College Compton Center has named Broderick Jackson their new head coach.
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Mercyhurst (D-II - PA): Offensive grad assistant Ryan Riemedio has been promoted to defensive line coach.
Sunday June 1, 2014
South Florida: USF defensive line coach Eric Mathies has been placed on administrative leave after he was arrested on a misdemeanor charge of driving under the influence Saturday morning.
ESPN: Mack Brown will join ESPN's roster of college football studio analysts according to Chip Brown of HornsDigest.com. Expect a formal announcement in the coming week.
Minot State (D-II - ND): Per source, Brian Boerboom has resigned as offensive coordinator/offensive line coach. Jeff Miller, Javier Gonzalez and Taylor Spears have also left the program.
Miles College (D-II - AL): Per source, Tuskegee wide receivers coach Rodney Bivens has been hired as wide receivers coach at Miles College. We also hear former St. Louis Rams and Kansas City Chiefs defensive back Dexter McCleon will join the staff as defensive backs coach this coming week.
Valdosta State (D-II - GA): Per source, quarterbacks coach/recruiting coordinator Adam Froman is leaving to take a job with XOS.
De Anza College (JC - CA): De Anza College has promoted defensive line coach John Lango to associate head coach and wide receivers coach Burt Codera to passing game coordinator.
Saturday May 31, 2014
Georgia State: Former Georgia State head coach Bill Curry told the Atlanta Journal-Constitution he has no interest in becoming the Panthers' next athletics director. Current AD Cheryl Levick announced Friday she will transition to a role as special assistant to university president Mark Becker.
|Friday May 30, 2014
Please keep Wingate University assistant coach Mike Pope in your prayers. Coach Pope has had to cancel his Hawg Tuff football camp due to a serious illness, and your prayers would be greatly appreciated.
New York Jets: The Jets have hired Johnathan Stigall and Seth Turner as scouts. Stilgall spent the past four years as a scout for the Cleveland Browns, and before that worked for the Philadelphia Eagles, Miami Dolphins and Chicago Bears. Turner spent the previous 13 years in the Tampa Bay Buccaneers organization.
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Austin Peay: Offensive grad assistant Brandon Jordan has been promoted to defensive line coach and Leron Eaddy, who played for head coach Kirby Cannon at Central Michigan, will coach the defensive backs with Cannon.
Tampa Bay Bucs: Former Syracuse offensive line coach Pat Perles has joined the staff as a player personnel scout. Perles originally accepted the offensive line job with the Toronto Argonauts earlier this year, but never officially joined the staff. Also, Shelton Quarles is transitioning from director of pro scouting to to director of player personnel, Scott Cohen is moving from senior personnel advisor to director of pro scouting, and Andre Ford, Tony Harde, Byron Kiefer and Tony Kinkela all return as college scouts along with the addition of Brian Hudspeth, who was a national scout last year.
North Carolina Wesleyan (D-III - NC): NC Wesleyan is no longer accepting applications for the three intern positions. Thank you all for the overwhelming interest.
Buffalo Bills: Syracuse alum and grad assistant Siriki Diabate has been chosen by the Bills to participate in the Bill Walsh Minority Fellowship program.
Morrisville State (D-III - NY): Former Claremont-Mudd-Scripps (D-III - CA) offensive coordinator / offensive line coach Patrick Rotchford is joining the staff as offensive line coach / run game coordinator. Also Taylor Hall, who served as linebackers coach at Pace University (D-II - NY), is joining the staff and will coach the safeties.