Sunday November 4, 2018

Minnesota: Defensive coordinator Robb Smith has been let go; P.J. Fleck has named defensive line coach Joe Rossi as defensive coordinator. Rossi previously coordinated defenses at Rutgers, Maine and Thiel College.

Kansas: KU will not retain David Beaty at the conclusion of this season. More here.

Florida State: Heading into their game with NC State yesterday, head coach Willie Taggart handed over play calling responsibilities to offensive coordinator Walt Bell.

Josh McDaniels: NFL Network’s Ian Rapoport reported this morning, in connection with the Browns’ opening, that Patriots OC Josh McDaniels is open to considering head coaching opportunities again.

West Virginia: Dana Holgorson played to win #Nuggets

Coaching Bonuses: The following coaches earned bonuses this weekend, per Steve Berkowitz: Fresno State’s Jeff Tedford ($50k for 8th win of the season); Boise State’s Bryan Harsin ($10k for beating BYU), Alabama’s Nick Saban ($75k for clinching the SEC West title), UAB’s Bill Clark ($5k for 8th win of the season), Mississippi State’s Joe Moorhead ($50k for bowl eligibility), UConn’s Randy Edsall ($2k for scoring first in a 49-19 loss to Tulsa), Appalachian State’s Scott Satterfield ($25k for bowl eligibility), NC State’s Dave Doeren ($25k for bowl eligibility), Cincinnati’s Luke Fickell ($10k for 8th win of the season), Georgia’s Kirby Smart ($100k for clinching the SEC East), Auburn’s Gus Malzahn ($50k for bowl eligibility), Michigan State’s Mark Dantonio ($75k for bowl eligibility), MTSU’s Rick Stockstill ($60,142 for bowl eligibility), and Northern Illinois’ Rod Carey ($25k for bowl eligibility).

Coach of the year: A Group of 5 head coach is going to win “Coach of the Year” this year. See #7 to find out who.

Wisconsin: Paul Chryst and the staff will share a bonus pool of at least 2% of their combined salaries for reaching bowl eligibility, Steve Berkowitz tweets.

Nuggets: Alabama kicked ass, Louisville is atrocious and more, so many more #Nuggets…

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Head coaching changes: See all of the 2018 NFL and College head coaching changes here.

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