Thursday May 13, 2009 (Update 2)
University of Iowa: FootballScoop has just learned that Iowa will hire from within for the defensive GA position.
San Francisco (UFL): FootballScoop has now learned that Tyrone Willingham and San Francisco (UFL) were unable to reach an agreement and Willingham is now not expected to join the San Francisco coaching staff under Dennis Green.
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Wednesday May 13, 2009
McMurry: Head coach Hal Mumme has added former New Mexico State defensive GA Chris Ruybal to his new staff. We hear Ruybal will coach the linebackers.
University of Penn: Former Rhode Island quarterbacks / wide receivers coach Mark Fabish has just joined the staff at Penn as tight ends coach. Fabish is a former Penn player.
South Alabama: The Strength and Conditioning staff at the University of South Alabama would like to invite you to the first University of South Alabama Strength and Conditioning Camp on May 23, 2009. This one-day seminar will provide you with information on different styles of training and how to incorporate them into your program. Founder of Westside Barbell, Louie Simmons, will be speaking on several different aspects of training, including implementation of conjugate periodization, importance of max effort training, the box squat as it pertains to power development, and speed-strength/strength speed development. The Assistant Strength and Conditioning coach at Mississippi State University, Erik Korem, will be speaking on linear speed development. To conclude the day, the University of South Alabama's Head Football Strength and Conditioning coach, Justin Schwind, will be speaking on the importance of incorporating competition into your off-season program. The schedule will consist of:
- Registration from 8am to 8:30
- Morning session from 8:30-12pm
- Lunch from 12-1:15
- Afternoon session from 1:15-4:45
- Conclude the day with a Q&A session from 4:45-5pm.
Tuesday May 12, 2009
Texas Tech: Former Red Raider quarterback Sonny Cumbie has accepted a grad assistant position at his alma mater.
The Extra Point presented by Wilson
We thought these were some interesting points:
51 of 120 Division 1 programs have a coach with the title of "Special Teams Coordinator".
32 of 120 programs list a single coach with the title of "Special Teams Coach".
35 of 120 programs do not have a single coach on staff with a "Special Teams" title.
3 of 120 programs list "Co-Special Teams Coordinators".
Buffalo, Indiana, Vanderbilt
2 of 120 programs list a "Special Teams Coordinator" and "Special Teams Coach"
2 of 120 programs list 2 "Special Teams Coaches".
Bowling Green, Iowa
1 of 120 programs list 1 "Special Teams Coordinator" and 2 "Asst. Special Teams Coordinators".
Temple actually lists Al Golden as "Head Coach / Special Teams Coordinator". You gotta like that accountability. He's not hiding.
Monday May 11, 2009 (Update 3)
Lindsey Wilson College: Former Concord University defensive coordinator / assistant head coach Mike Gutelius has accepted the defensive coordinator job at Lindsey Wilson College: Also, former Ohio Dominican assistant Brian Foos has joined the staff as offensive coordinator.
Valdosta State: We hear former Iowa defensive GA Seth Wallace has joined the staff as defensive backs coach.
Monday May 11, 2009 (Update 2)
Defiance College: Our sources tell us that Alex Bailey has been promoted from his grad assistant position to full-time wide receivers coach.
San Francisco (UFL): We hear head coach Denny Green has just about completed his staff. Former Central Florida head coach Mike Kruczek has joined the staff at offensive coordinator / quarterbacks coach. We hear Charles Collins will serve as the wide receivers coach. Trent Walters will serve as the defensive coordinator / defensive backs coach. We hear Trent Bray will coach the linebackers and former Arizona Cardinals defensive line coach Larry Brooks will coach the defensive line. As we reported earlier, Art Kehoe is the new offensive line coach. Tyrone Willingham will coach the special teams & running backs.
More scoop later on today...