Monday November 24, 2014
Northern Colorado (FCS): Per source, head coach Earnest Collins Jr. is expected to return.
Wagner (FCS – NY): Head coach Walt Hameline will retire as head coach today according to Jim Waggoner of SIlive.com. He will remain on as athletics director, a position he has held since 1982. Hameline won a school-record 223 games in 34 seasons and stands 49th on the NCAA’s all-time wins list. Associate head coach/offensive coordinator Jason Houghtaling will be named head coach on Tuesday, a move that has been in the works since he returned to the staff in January after spending a year as Cornell’s offensive coordinator.
West Texas A&M (D-II): West Texas A&M is looking to fill an open date for 10/3/2015. HOME game versus a D-II opponent (possible home/home arrangement). Interested programs can contact Mike Nesbitt at firstname.lastname@example.org or 806-651-4413
Morehead State (FCS – KY): Morehead State has multiple openings for volunteers to work in non-coaching positions for the Spring of 2015.
Maryland: Per source, assistant director of operations & recruiting Ryan Steinberg has accepted a position with the NCAA.
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Modesto Junior College (CA): Sam Young has stepped down after posting a 93-67 record in 15 seasons as head coach.
Columbia (FCS – NY): Head coach Pete Mangurian just completed his third season as head coach of the Lions. In his first season, the team won three games. In these latest two seasons, the team has not won a game. Columbia currently does not have an athletic director. The President of the University has announced that he has hired Rick Taylor as an outside consultant to review and recommend ways the University can improve their football program and to help with the search for a new athletic director. Alrighty then.
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Sunday November 23, 2014
Youngstown State (FCS – OH): Per source, “the board” will meet tomorrow to discuss head coach Eric Wolford’s future with the program. Youngstown finished 7-5 this season, Wolford’s fifth as head coach. They have averaged 7 wins over each of the last four seasons.
Nicholls State (FCS – LA): Tim Rebowe’s contract is a four-year deal worth $130,000 annually, per the Daily Comet.
Waldorf College (NAIA – IA): Per source, defensive backs coach Kendall Lacey will not return to the staff.
Central Methodist (NAIA – MO): Central Methodist is looking for applicants for their vacant offensive coordinator position. A Bachelors degree and college coaching and recruiting experience are required; a Masters degree is preferred. Must have a valid driver license and be able to gain and maintain CMU driving approval. Candidates should submit an application, cover letter, and resume to Human Resources at HR@centralmethodist.edu.
Michigan: Interim AD Jim Hackett will be making the key decisions going forward. An update on what changed in the past few days.
Missouri State (FCS): Yesterday was Terry Allen’s final game as head coach at Missouri State. Following their 38-24 loss to Northern Iowa, Allen told reporters that this was his final game after nine years as head coach of the Bears. The Bears finished 4-8 this season.
Florida: Dabo Swinney was asked about the Florida job on Saturday and responded in total Dabo fashion.
Saturday November 22, 2014
Florida: Defensive coordinator DJ Durkin will coach the team in their bowl game.
Alabama State (FCS): This saga is honestly sad to watch play out so publicly. Yesterday the Alabama State Board of Trustees “voted to take back” head coach Reggie Barlow’s new three year extension that he and the president of the university signed a few months ago (which was awaiting the traditional rubber stamp from the board of trustees). Sounds like today’s game against Stillman could very well be coach Barlow’s final game as head coach of the Hornets.
Friday November 21, 2014
Indiana: Earlier in the week Thayer Evans and Pete Thamel of Sports Illustrated put out an article stating that they expected Kevin Wilson to be fired at the end of the season. Athletic director Fred Glass was very supportive of Kevin Wilson today saying that the program is resoundingly headed in the right direction. Sources tell us that Glass is frequently around the football team and has consistently been supportive. It is our belief that Wilson has another year to demonstrate continued advancement of the program. As always, we’ll keep you posted.
Olivet Nazarene (NAIA – IL): Olivet Nazarene University is seeking to fill a full-time staff position. Qualified candidates must have a graduate degree and have previous coaching and leadership experience that well represents their ability to be successful at the NAIA level. Compensation will be based on previous coaching experience. Responsibilities will be based on how the best qualified candidate’s strengths and experience intersect with those skill sets already on staff. Interested candidates should submit a letter of interest that specifically details their football experience as well as demonstrates how their active and intentional Christian faith intertwines with their coaching ability. This letter should be sent with a resume and references to Brian Fish at firstname.lastname@example.org. No phone calls please.
Nicholls State (FCS – LA): Nicholls has now officially named Tim Rebowe their new head coach. Rebowe will continue to coach the safeties at ULL through their bowl game, per The Daily Advertiser.
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Thursday November 20, 2014
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East Los Angeles (CC): Per source, head coach Steven Mojarro has been let go. Mojarro who was in his seventh year with the program, we hear, was told he needed to fire multiple long-time assistants in order to retain his position. He apparently didn’t believe that was the right thing to do.
B.C. Lions (CFL): Head coach Mike Benevides has been let go. This was Benevides’ third season as head coach of the Lions.
Fort Hays State (D-II – KS): Fort Hays State is making some changes on the offensive side of the ball. Offensive coordinator Justin Schreiber and offensive line coach Justin Iske will not return. Will have an update tomorrow AM.
St. Norbert (D-III – WI): The school has announced that head coach Steve Opgenorth has resigned. Opgenorth went 6-4 in his one season leading the program. Defensive coordinator Dan McCarty has been promoted to head coach, effective immediately.
Garden City (CC): Garden City has named for Fort Scott head coach Jeff Sims their new head coach. Sims was currently serving as senior director of player personnel at Indiana.
Wayne State (D-II – MI): Wayne State is looking to fill an open date for 9/12/15. Looking to fill with a D-II opponent. Must be a home game. Interested programs can contact Jeff Weiss at email@example.com or reach him at his office at 313-577-7542.
Buffalo-Kent State: Last night’s game has been rescheduled for 1 p.m. ET on Friday. The re-scheduling of this week’s game has also pushed next week’s Kent State-Akron game back from Tuesday to Friday. Update: The game has been cancelled and will not be rescheduled.
Southwestern Oklahoma State (D-II): Per source, co-offensive coordinators Steve Day and Dustin Hada have been let go.
Wofford College (FCS – SC): Per source, tight ends coach Pete Kalinowski will step down following this weekend’s finale vs. Mercer.
Northwestern Oklahoma State (D-II): Per source, Emporia State (D-II – KS) offensive coordinator Matt Walter will be the new head coach at Northwestern Oklahoma State.
Snow College (CC – UT): Former Manti High School assistant coach Fred Taukeiaho has been hired to coach the defensive line.
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