Saturday November 25, 2017

LSU: Ed Orgeron stated tonight he expects offensive coordinator Matt Canada to pursue head coaching opportunities this offseason. Per Ross Dellenger’s tweet, Orgeron added that he hopes Canada lands one.

NC State: NC State beat North Carolina 33-21 today to secure the Wolfpack’s eighth win of the season, triggering a 1-year extension for Dave Doeren with a $100,000 raise, plus a $50,000 bonus, per Steve Berkowitz.

Charlotte: Source tells FootballScoop Brad Lambert is expected to return as head coach. Lambert just completed his fifth season leading the 49ers on the field. He started the program and transitioned them to FBS three seasons ago. This season they finished 1-11. In three years at the FBS level the 49ers have won 7 games.

Memphis: Per a report from The Commercial Appeal, Memphis AD Tom Bowen and Mike Norvell have been working on a contract extension since mid-September and Bowen expects Norvell to return to lead the team in 2018.

Rice: Head coach David Bailiff said he will meet with his AD, likely on Monday, to discuss his future with the program tweets Joseph Duarte.

Michigan: Jim Harbaugh called Brady Quinn’s report of Michigan giving Harbaugh a lifetime contract “fake news.”

Arizona State: Todd Graham might not be able to save his job even with a win today reports Dan Wolken of USA Today. Wolken adds ASU AD Ray Anderson has done background work on Kevin Sumlin, Pep Hamilton, Teryl Austin and Derek Mason. Interesting list.

Kansas: KU AD Sheahon Zenger confirmed Saturday that David Beaty will be back for 2018 in a statement. “While we know the results of this season are not acceptable, the rebuilding of this program is a process, and Coach Beaty will continue to lead us through it,” he said. Kansas concluded a 1-11 season today and is 3-32 in Beaty’s three seasons.

Georgia Southern: Source tells FootballScoop Georgia Southern considers James Madison head coach Mike Houston a candidate for their head coaching opening. Houston won the FCS national championship last season at JMU and is the #1 seed in the FCS playoff bracket (games are underway today) this year.

Nebraska: At his press conference today, director of athletics Bill Moos said he had six names on his list and has been vetting… Sources tell FootballScoop Matt Campbell is a strong candidate, this and more right here. Related: Mike Riley remains all class.

Tennessee: We update the latest on Tennessee’s search here.

Nebraska: Trent Bray will serve as acting head coach until Bill Moos hires the next head coach of the Huskers.

UCLA: Chip Kelly is now officially UCLA head coach.

Nebraska: Mike Riley will not return as Nebraska’s head coach, the program has announced. Per terms of his contract, Mike will continue to receive $170,000 per month for the next 3+ years ($6.6 million in total).

Scott Frost: Kirk Herbstreit said this morning he “would be shocked if Scott Frost doesn’t end up in Gainesville.” Herbie must be hearing from the same folks we are.

Central Methodist (NAIA – MO): Offensive coordinator / line coach Dan Scheible has stepped down source tells FootballScoop. Scheible, who has nearly 40 years in the profession at D-II, NAIA and HS levels, spent the past two seasons at CMU.

De Anza College (JC-CA): Immediate opening for two offensive assistants and one defensive assistant. These are stipend positions with a possible teaching job at a local school district (with teaching credential or masters degree). Responsibilities include coaching a position, recruiting, film breakdown on HUDL, as well as any other tasks designated by the head coach. Interested applicants for offense contact Head Coach Tony Santos – [email protected]. Interested applicants for defense contact Defensive Coordinator Aidan Campion – [email protected].

Texas Tech: AD Kirby Hocutt said following Texas Tech’s win over Texas last night that Kliff Kingsbury “will continue to lead this program into the future.” Last night Kingsbury became the first Texas Tech head coach in history to win back to back games vs Texas in Austin.

Oregon State: Sources told FootballScoop Friday night, although nothing has been finalized, Oregon State officials plan to make Cal OC Beau Baldwin their new head coach after Oregon State finishes their season.

Chip Kelly: Following our report yesterday that coaches are telling us Chip is planning to choose UCLA, various reports came out from Yahoo, ESPN and USA Today all saying Chip is no longer a candidate at Florida.

The punter sees an opportunity, oh, no, no, oh no! No! NO!

Arkansas: Bret Bielema was dismissed following the Hogs’ loss to Missouri on Friday, and let go as soon as he walked off the field.

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