Wednesday January 28, 2009
Boston College: Special teams coordinator Don Yanosky has resigned.
Detroit Lions: We hear the Lions have hired Sam Gash (running backs), Shawn Jefferson (wide receivers), George Yarno (former assistant OL with Bucs), and Matt Burke.
Eastern Oregon: Legi Suiaunoa has been named defensive coordinator. Suiaunoa previously served on the Western Washington staff. Former defensive coordinator Eti Ena has joined the Idaho staff.
Hofstra: Rich Nagy has been hired as defensive coordinator. Nagy previously served as defensive coordinator at Murray State.
Miami (OH): FootballScoop has confirmed that McNeese State defensive backs coach Lance Guidry has joined Mike Haywood's staff.
North Dakota State: Southern Illinois offensive line coach Scott Fuchs has joined the NDSU staff as offensive line coach.
Philadelphia Eagles: We hear Doug Pederson will return to Philadelphia as "offensive assistant." Pederson has served as the head football coach at Calvary Baptist HS in Louisiana. Our sources tell us the special teams coordinator Rory Segrest could take over the defensive line. Former Cleveland Browns special teams coordinator Ted Daisher is expected to join the Eagles staff. We hear defensive line coach Pete Jenkins may retire.
South Carolina: We hear special teams coordinator Ray Rychleski has accepted a position with the Indianapolis Colts. Our sources tell us Spurrier has hired Jeep Hunter to coach the tight ends. Hunter last served as the tight ends coach under Chan Gailey at Georgia Tech. It is likely that South Carolina assistant Shane Beamer will take over as special teams coordinator.
Tuesday January 27, 2009 (Update 4)
Alcorn State: It's official. Alcorn State has dismissed head football coach Ernest Jones for "malfeasance and contumacious conduct."
Ball State: Former Miami (OH) defensive coordinator Jay Hood has accepted the linebackers job at Ball State.
New England Patriots: ESPN analyst and former Titan's GM Floyd Reese has been named senior football advisor.
Stanford: Greg Roman has been hired as offensive line coach. Roman was the assistant offensive line coach with the Baltimore Ravens in 2006 and 2007.
Tuesday January 27, 2008 (Update 3)
Louisiana-Lafayette: There is a defensive GA position open. Would like to hire someone with LRS editing system experience. Send resume to University of Louisiana at Layayette, Cox Communication Bld, 201 Reinhardt Dr, Lafayette, LA 70506. ATTN: Kevin Fouquier
Tuesday January 27, 2009
Hampton University: We hear head coach Jerry Holmes will not return. Hampton has already announced that defensive coordinator Donovan Rose will assume the head coaching responsibility. Holmes had planned to interview with more than one NFL organization at the Senior Bowl, but the school did not approve. With national signing day just right around the corner, Hampton has dismissed Holmes.
Tuesday January 27, 2009
Green Bay Packers: We hear the Packers have hired former Steelers assistant Darren Perry as defensive backs coach.
Miami: As FootballScoop first reported early Sunday, Mark Whipple has officially accepted the offensive coordinator job at Miami.
Saskatchewan Roughriders (CFL): Gary Etcheverry has been hired as defensive coordinator. Etcheverry coach the defensive line for Saskatchewan this past season.
UCLA: Head coach Rick Neuheisel has promoted Chuck Bullough to defensive coordinator. Neuheisel has also hired former UCLA and NFL star Carnell Lake as the cornerbacks coach.
Utah: We hear former Utah player John Frank will be named defensive GA.
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