Wednesday November 8, 2017
Broyles Award: The nominees for the Broyles award have been released.
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Alabama: Nick Saban has earned a $100,000 bonus after Alabama ranked among the top four in the SEC’s APR rankings, according to USA Today’s Steve Berkowitz.
Texas: Mack Brown is making a push to become the next Texas AD, according to Geoff Ketchum of Orangebloods. However, Ketchum reports that Longhorns stakeholders have reservations about Brown’s fitness for the position and that TCU’s Chris Del Conte — who worked with Tom Herman at Rice — is the name most commonly mentioned for the job. Former Longhorn football player Mike Perrin has served as UT’s long-term interim AD since 2015, and interviews are expected to begin in earnest early next year.
Massachusetts Maritime (D-III – MA): Massachusetts Maritime Academy is hiring an assistant football coach. This is an entry level 10 month position that is designed for someone who is looking to coach as a career. The position will coach their own position group, recruit an assigned area, and assist in student – athlete retention and development. Candidates with Strength & Conditioning interest or back ground will be given first consideration. A bachelor’s degree is required. Compensation will include housing, meal plan (when classes are in session) & an In Season Stipend of $5,500.00 Aug-Dec. as well as an Off Season Stipend of $500.00 per month from Dec – June. Dec 1st is the anticipated start date. E-mail letter of interest, resume and references to Head Coach – Jeremy Cameron at [email protected]. Applications will be accepted until position is filled.
Head coaching changes: 2017-18 NFL & college head coaching changes