Report: Dirk Koetter “unlikely to return” as head coach with the Bucs in 2019

Jason La Canfora is reporting that head coach Dirk Koetter is unlikely to return in 2019, and that the organization is has begun researching head coaching candidates to replace him. Koetter is 5-8 so far in his third season leading the franchise. His first year,...

Details of Lovie Smith’s contract extension, and raises for Illini assistants

Back in late November, coming off a 4-8 season, Illinois announced that they were extending the contract of head coach Lovie Smith. In three years leading the Illini program, Smith had gone 3-9, and then 2-10, before the 4-8 finish to 2018 for an...

Sources: Mark Hudspeth has a key hire at Austin Peay

Former Texas Tech (and Louisiana Lafayette) head strength coach Rusty Whitt is set to join Mark Hudspeth's staff at Austin Peay, sources told FootballScoop on Friday. Whitt will be Hudspeth's head strength coach sources tell FootballScoop. Whitt served as Hud's head strength coach at ULL from...

Curt Cignetti – New JMU head coach

James Madison has hired Elon head coach Curt Cignetti. Cignetti has a six year agreement to be the new head coach. Greg Madia tweets that Cignetti's deal is $425,000 per year. In two seasons as head coach at Elon, Cignetti is 14-9. At IUP, his...

Source: Mel Tucker planning to hire Chris Kapilovic

Source tells FootballScoop Mel Tucker and offensive coordinator Jay Johnson plan to hire former North Carolina offensive coordinator / offensive line coach Chris Kapilovic to coach offensive line for the Buffs. Kap has coached the past 10+ seasons with Larry Fedora, first at Southern Miss...

Sources: Lane Kiffin has his new defensive coordinator

Sources tell FootballScoop that Lane Kiffin has found his new defensive coordinator. Glenn Spencer, who most recently coordinated the defense at Charlotte and has also coordinated the defense for Mike Gundy at Oklahoma State, is joining Kiffin's staff as defensive coordinator, sources shared with us. Back...

Update on the James Madison head coaching search

Friday afternoon update> JMU has hired Curt Cignetti. More on the hire here. Original article Friday AM> Two schools have won FCS national titles since 2011, and both of those jobs came open when their respective head coaches left for FBS jobs earlier this month. North...

Sources: Mike Sanford to be Utah State offensive coordinator

Mike Sanford will be the offensive coordinator at Utah State, sources told FootballScoop on Friday. ESPN's Adam Rittenberg was the first to report the news. Sanford was let go last month after two seasons as the head coach at Western Kentucky. Prior to that, Sanford rose...

Sources: Tom Arth to be the next Akron head coach

Tom Arth is expected to be the next head coach at Akron, sources tell FootballScoop. An announcement could come as soon today. The front-runner for the job, Arth is currently in his second season as the head coach at Chattanooga, but best known in Ohio for...