Wednesday December 3, 2008

Auburn: Birmingham News is reporting that Auburn has dismissed head football coach Tommy Tuberville.

Utah State: Sources tell FootballScoop that Utah defensive coordinator Gary Anderson will accept the head coaching position at Utah State.
Wednesday December 3, 2008  (Update 2)

Buffalo State College: Athletic director Jerry Boyes will replace Paul Shaffner as head football coach.  Shaffner was released from his duties early this week.

Mississippi State: We hear that Mississippi State has talked with Tulsa head football coach Todd Graham.

New Mexico: Sources tell us that Oklahoma State assistant Curtis Looper is definitely in the mix. 

Utah State: It appears Utah defensive coordinator Gary Anderson is the leading candidate at Utah State.  Anderson interviewed for the 2nd time early this week.

Wyoming: Sources tell us that Bowling Green offensive line coach Matt Campbell informed his players this afternoon that he is heading to Wyoming with Dave Christensen.  We have also learned that Missouri staffer Jason Ray will be hired at Wyoming. 
Wednesday December 3, 2008

Notre Dame: It's now official.  Athletic director Jack Swarbrick has announced that Charlie Weis will return as head football coach.

South Carolina: FootballScoop hears that the Woody McCorvey move has fallen through.


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Wednesday December 3, 2008

Alcorn State: A crazy situation is going on at Alcorn State, where several assistant coaches were made aware of their dismissal by way of a notice left in their office mail box.  Those coaches not returning are: Earnest Collins, associate head coach and defensive coordinator; Dino Dawson, offensive coordinator; Lorenzo Guess, strength and conditioning; Keith Majors, special teams; Jack Phillips, defensive backs; Terrance Robinson, running backs; and Zach Shay, defensive line/linebackers.  Only offensive line coach Adam Shorter and wide receivers coach Michael Armour will keep their jobs. 

Clemson: We hear Dabo Swinney is interested in hiring Mississippi State defensive coordinator Charlie Harbison to coach the defensive backs at Clemson. 

New Mexico State: Assistant athletic director Charley Johnson has been named interim head coach.  Johnson is a former Cardinals and Broncos quarterback.  Johnson, who has no coaching experience, could lead the team for an extended period. 

North Carolina A&T: Sources tell FootballScoop that North Carolina A&T is interested in talking with Praire View head coach Henry Frazier III. 

Washington: The Seattle Times is reporting that Texas Tech head coach Mike Leach has interviewed with Washington officials.  Also, USC offensive coordinator Steve Sarkisian interviewed for the head coaching position over Thanksgiving. 

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Tuesday December 2, 2008

South Carolina: Sources tell FootballScoop that Mississippi State offensive coordinator Woody McCorvey has accepted a position at South Carolina.  It is believed that McCorvey will coach the wide receivers.
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