Saturday January 17, 2009
Ball State: Recent Ball State graduate Joey Lynch has been named wide receivers coach.
Boston College: Offensive coordinator Steve Logan has resigned.
Buffalo University: Defensive coordinator Jimmy Williams will not return. Defensive backs coach Fred Reed will take over as defensive coordinator. As FootballScoop first reported two weeks ago, defensive tackles coach Vantz Singletary has joined the San Francisco 49ers staff.
Dallas Cowboys: Brian Stewart will not return as defensive coordinator.
Denver Broncos: Head coach Josh McDaniels has retained running backs coach Bobby Turner.
Illinois: Houston offensive line coach Joe Gilbert has taken the same position at Illinois.
Louisville: Recently hired assistant Brent Guy has been promoted to defensive coordinator. We also hear the Middle Tennessee State assistant Antonio Goss will join the Louisville staff.
Michigan: We hear former Syracuse head coach Greg Robinson talked extensively with Rich Rodriquez at the AFCA Convention. Rodriquez has yet to hire a defensive coordinator.
New Mexico State: Earnest Wilson was retained as running backs coach. Timm Rosenbach will be the offensive coordinator / quarterbacks. Jason Lenzmeier will coach the offensive line. Keith Murphy will coach the wide receivers /special teams.
South Carolina: We hear former Memphis and Georgia Tech assistant Jeep Hunter is a candidate to coach the running backs at South Carolina. Our sources tell us that former UTC assistant Jay Graham is interested in the job.
Tampa Bay Bucs: Jon Gruden has been dismissed as head coach. Defensive coordinator Raheem Morris is expected to be named head coach. Tampa Bay has hired former New Orleans Saints defensive coordinator Gary Gibbs. Gibbs' position is to be determined.
UMASS: UMASS is interested in Boston College offensive line coach Jack Bicknell Jr. to replace head coach Don Brown. Bicknell Jr. is the former head coach at LA Tech.
Friday January 16, 2009 (Update 4)
Tennessee: FootballScoop has confirmed Frank Wilson is the new wide receivers coach at Tennessee. We also hear Willie Mack Garza will join the Tennessee staff.
Miami: We hear former San Diego St. head coach Chuck Long and Boise St. wide receivers coach Brent Pease will interview for the Miami OC job.
Tulsa: We hear Clemson assistant Ron West will be named co-defensive coordinator at Tulsa.
Friday January 16, 2009
Tampa Bay: The NFL Network is reporting that head coach Jon Gruden and general manager Bruce Allen have been let go.
Friday January 16, 2009 (Update 2)
Ole Miss: We hear the Rebels have hired Iowa State's Terry Price to coach the defensive line. Price previously coaches at Ole Miss under Tommy Tuberville.
Tennessee: We hear Auburn's Eddie Gran is headed to Knoxville to coach running backs and special teams.
Friday January 16, 2009
Arkansas: We hear John L. Smith is heading to Arkansas as an assistant.
Eastern Michigan: Former Michigan running back Tyrone Wheatley will coach the running backs at EMU.
Kentucky: Randy Sanders has been promoted to offensive coordinator. Joker Philips promoted to head coach of offense.
New Mexico: We hear Mike Locksley has hired former Tennessee Vols quarterback Tee Martin as an assistant coach.
North Texas: Running backs coach Shelton Gandy will add the role of special teams coordinator. Defensive tackles coach Robert Drake has left the program to coach on the high school level.
Penn State: Defensive line coach Larry Johnson will remain with the Nittany Lions after turning down an offer to join the Illinois staff as defensive coordinator.
Washington: Utah wide receivers coach Aaron Roderick has interviewed with Steve Sarkisian.