Tuesday January 4, 2011
Vanderbilt: DFO Michael Hazel has been retained by new head coach James Franklin. Andy Frank (asst. Ops) and Norval McKenzie (recruiting) have both been retained as well.
FootballScoop Happy Hour: Please join us Monday night at the AFCA at 5PM as we recognize Mike Kerin (West Virginia) as our DFO of the Year. Ice cold beverages will be supplied.
Monday January 3, 2011
Florida State: Our sources tell us Georgia's DFO Josh Brooks has accepted the same position at Florida State.
Florida: Will Muschamp is bringing George Wynn (DFO - Texas) with him to Florida.
AFCA: The AFCA and the Football Ops committe have asked us to alert everyone that this year, the Football Ops agenda focuses more on Tuesday than in prior years. The National Committee meeting and the General meeting are scheduled for Monday morning and there are a few breakout sessions thereafter; but there will significant additional meetings on Tuesday covering topics such as Regulation, Registration and Enforcement of Agents, Universal Recruiting Calendar, Essentials of Agent - Athlete Representation, Sports Counseling Panel and much more.
Jump Forward Social: Just another reason to stay Tuesday. Our friends at Jump Forward are hosting, and would like to invite everyone, to a social to be held at the end of the last breakout session of the day on Tuesday.
Thursday December 30, 2010
Florida State: DFO Andy Urbanic is retiring.
Boise State: We hear DFO Viliami Tuivai has left the staff.
Tuesday December 21, 2010
FIU: We hear the DFO position is open.
2010 DFO of the Year: Mike Kerin of West Virginia has been named the 2010 DFO of the Year. Read the full announcement here.
Wednesday December 15, 2010
Minnesota: Dan O'Brien has been retained.
Colorado: We hear Jashon Sykes will serve as the director of football operations.
Tuesday November 23, 2010
Samford University: DFO Joe Sicola will not return.
Thursday November 11, 2010
Jump Forward: The University of Michigan Athletic Department has selected JumpForward as their department-wide software solution to enhance compliance with NCAA legislation such as recruiting, eligibility, financial aid, and playing and practice seasons. This new partnership is an exciting addition to the growing list of collegiate customers choosing JumpForward as their athletics compliance technology provider. JumpForward’s comprehensive Coaching Solution integrates seamlessly with their ActiveTrak Communications monitoring system, and gives coaches all the tools they need to stay in touch and on track with all of their recruiting needs; database, branded email, websites, social media, and the only true native mobile phone app in the industry. Please visit www.jumpforward.com or call 866-499-0564 for more information.
Thursday August 26, 2010
Northwestern: Former NFL scout Bill Rees is the new assistant DFO at Northwestern.