The Scoop – Monday January 22, 2018

Monday January 22, 2018

Detroit Lions: The Lions are parting ways with quarterbacks coach Brian Callahan, according to a tweet from Albert Breer.

Seattle Seahawks: The Seahawks plan to name Dave Canales, who coached the wide receivers last season, as their new quarterbacks coach, per Alex Marvez.

Ole Miss: Jon Sumrall has formally been introduced as the latest member of Matt Luke’s staff.

Arizona Cardinals: Panthers linebackers coach Al Holcomb is joining Steve Wilks in Arizona as defensive coordinator, Adam Schefter tweets.

Ohio State: Co-offensive coordinator/quarterbacks coach Ryan Day has chosen to remain in Columbus and not become the Titans’ offensive coordinator, per Adam Schefter.

Dallas Cowboys: Former Seahawks defensive coordinator Kris Richard will be the Cowboys’ defensive backs coach and defensive passing game coordinator, according to Gee Scott of ESPN Radio in Seattle.

New York Giants: The Giants have made it official, Pat Shurmur is the new head coach.

Ole Miss: As we reported last week, source tells FootballScoop Jon Sumrall is officially on the job at Ole Miss.

Cleveland: The Browns are planning to hire former Steelers OC Todd Haley in the same capacity per Mary Kay Cabot and Albert Breer.

Penn State: James Franklin has a few positions to fill. The coaching staff update. We would not suggest blindly sending in your resume.

Wake Forest: We are no longer no longer accepting applications for our open position. We thank you all for the interest.

Michigan: Safeties coach/special teams coordinator Chris Partridge has signed a 2-year deal worth $500,000 annually and new tight ends coach Sherrone Moore will earn $225,000 and $250,000 over his 2-year deal. Both figures courtesy of the Detroit Free Press’s Nick Baumgardner.

Florida: Coaching staff update – Dan Mullen’s staff at Florida is very much #HailState2.0

Southwest Baptist (D-II – MO): Southwest Baptist University is currently seeking an defensive graduate assistant. Candidates with LB coaching or playing experience will be given preference. Duties will be assigned by the head coach and include coaching a position, managing a recruiting area, video work, etc. Interested applicants should submit a resume, list of references and a statement of faith to defensive coordinator, Marcus Klund via email at [email protected].

Michigan State: Don Treadwell has formally joined Mark Datonio’s staff and will assist coaching the defensive backs and special teams, while also helping as an offensive consultant. Also, Treadwell will hold the title of freshman head coach with the aim of supporting first-year players in their on and off-field development.

Carolina Panthers: Eric Washington has now officially been named defensive coordinator.

Wofford (FCS – SC): Per source, Eastern New Mexico offensive graduate assistant Trey Johnson has accepted the offensive line job. Johnson worked with the offensive line at Eastern New Mexico and played center for Wofford offensive coordinator Wade Lang.

Cumberland (NAIA – TN): Former Shorter (D-II – GA) offensive coordinator Tim Mathis has been named head coach. Mathis, who spent the past two seasons as the head coach at St. Francis HS (Alpharetta, GA), takes over for Donnie Suber who left to join the Tennessee Tech (FCS) staff.

Ohio: Frank Solich has announced the addition of Bart Miller as his new offensive line coach. Miller spent last season coaching the tight ends at Air Force, and prior to that, was at Minnesota, FAU, and New Mexico State working with the offensive line.

Houston: Cornerbacks coach Paul Williams and safeties coach LaMar Morgan have been formally hired by the program. Williams spent the past two years as the defensive backs coach at Illinois. Morgan spent the past two seasons on staff at Louisiana-Monroe.

Arizona Cardinals: The Cardinals have formally announced the addition of Panthers defensive coordinator Steve Wilks as their new head coach. More on what the hire means.

Washington State: Florida Atlantic AD Pat Chun will be formally introduced as Wazzu’s AD on Tuesday.

Texas: With Herb Hand now on staff, offensive line coach Derek Warehime has moved to tight ends. It is not clear what role tight ends coach Corby Meekins will take on, as a team spokesman said Tom Herman is still finalizing specifics.

Oklahoma: Georgia tight ends / special teams coordinator Shane Beamer will join the Oklahoma staff as assistant head coach for offense tweets Chris Low.

Dallas Cowboys: Former Seahawks defensive coordinator Kris Richard was in Dallas over the weekend discussing a position on the Cowboys staff, per a tweet from Adam Schefter.

Post (Sprint – CT): Post University has an offensive line coaching opening on their Sprint football staff. Head here to see the full posting, and to apply.

Cincinnati: Steve Stripling is expected to return to Cincinnati as defensive line coach, reports ESPN’s Adam Rittenberg. Stripling spent 2010-12 coaching the Bearcats’ defensive line, then spent the past five seasons in the same post on Butch Jones’s staff at Tennessee.

Arizona Cardinals: Panthers offensive line coach Ray Brown is also heading to Arizona with new head coach Steve Wilks, per Jason La Canfora.

New Mexico: The additions of Perry Eliano (corners / STC), Archie McDaniel (OLBs), and Calvin Magee (OC / RBs), have now been made official.

Albright College (D-III – PA): Per source, wide receivers coach Mike Boyer is moving to defense to coach the safeties and will remain special teams coordinator, Shanin Bennefield is moving from running backs coach to wide receivers coach, and defensive coordinator Randy Yerger will now coach the linebackers after previously mentoring the safeties.

North Carolina Wesleyan: Albright College (D-III – PA) linebackers coach Pernell Ingram has joined the staff and will coach the running backs, per source.

Arizona Cardinals: Al Holcomb, who coached the Carolina Panthers linebackers the past five seasons, is expected to join Steve Wilks in Arizona, per a tweet from Joe Person.

Carolina Panthers: Jourdan Rodrigue tweets that defensive line coach Eric Washington will get promoted to defensive coordinator, following the departure of Steve Wilks for the Cardinals head coaching job. Washington has been the team’s defensive line coach for the past seven seasons.

Atlanta Falcons: The Falcons have officially announced Greg Knapp as their new quarterbacks coach.

Arizona Cardinals: The Cardinals are closing in on a deal to make Panthers defensive coordinator Steve Wilks their new head coach, per multiple reports. Read more here. 

Arizona: Linebackers coach Scott Boone is not being retained as a part of Kevin Sumlin’s new staff.

Georgia Tech: Wofford (FCS – SC) defensive line coach Jerome Riase is joining the staff, per the AJC. Riase coached the defensive line at Wofford the past four seasons.

Albright (D-III – PA): Albright College is accepting applications for an offensive intern football coach. Looking for the best available candidate; but preference is given to applicants with running backs coaching and / or playing experience. A generous monthly stipend spread over a 10-month contact, plus free 12-month housing. Send cover letter and resume to OC, Mike Winslow at [email protected].

Green Bay Packers: Bowling Green safeties coach Ryan Downard has left and accepted a position with the Packers, per Thomas Schmeltz.

Oklahoma State: Coaching staff update on Mike Gundy’s guys

Montana Western (NAIA): The University of Montana Western has an immediate opening for an intern coaching position for defensive line. Compensation is as follows; 10 month stipend, on campus apartment and meal stipend. Send resume and cover letter to [email protected]. No phone calls please.

New York Giants: Defensive coordinator Steve Spagnuolo is not expected to return as a part of Pat Shurmur’s staff, a tweet from Jason La Canfora notes. Multiple reports link former Raiders head coach Jack Del Rio as the leading defensive coordinator candidate for the Giants staff.

Miami (OH): Scott Booker, who most recently coached the safeties and special teams at Nebraska, has joined the staff as receivers coach. Also, Joe Palcic has officially been named special teams coordinator after coaching the safeties the past three seasons, Bill Brechin will move from wide receivers to safeties coach, and Israel Woolfork will coach the slot wide receivers in addition to the running backs.

Northern Illinois: Per source, former Illinois State (FCS) running backs coach Lamar Conard will be the new running backs coach at NIU. Conard also served as the recruiting coordinator for Illinois State.

Tennessee Titans: Per a report from the Tennessean, defensive coordinator Dick LeBeau will not return next season. LeBeau has spent nearly 60 straight years as part of an NFL organization as either a player or coach, and noted last week that he’d be “comfortable retiring” if he wasn’t retained as part of the new Titans staff.

New York Jets: The Jets are expected to promote quarterbacks coach Jeremy Bates to offensive coordinator, Adam Schefter tweets.

Alamaba A&M (FCS): Assistant head coach Andy Fuller, defensive line coach Anthony Taylor, linebackers coach Marlon Watson, corners coach Cliff Herbert and quarterbacks coach Willie Totten are not being retained, per source.

Louisiana Lafayette: Zac Etheridge will be the new defensive backs coach for Billy Napier’s squad sources tell FootballScoop. Bruce Feldman has also tweeted about the hire. Etheridge, who coached at Western Carolina this past season had just a week ago accepted the defensive backs position at UT Chattanooga.

Tony Levine: Former Houston head coach, and current Purdue special teams coordinator, Tony Levine explains his decision to walk away from coaching.

Tarleton State (D-II – TX): Source tells FootballScoop offensive line / co-offensive coordinator Bryson Oliver will not return to the staff. Prior to joining the Tarleton staff in 2016, Oliver previously served as a grad assistant at TCU and Oklahoma State and coached the offensive line at Tiffin University.

Montreal Alouettes (CFL): Per source, Ben Sherman is joining the Alouettes as special assistant to the head coach / scouting analyst. Ben is the son of head coach Mike Sherman.

Nebraska: Former Northwest Missouri State (D-II) quarterback Zach Martin is joining the staff as a graduate assistant working with the tight ends.

Alabama A&M (FCS): Defensive coordinator Travis Pearson and offensive line coach Keith Wagner have been retained on the new staff, per a tweet from WZDX.

Wofford (FCS – SC): Per source, Sam Siefkes has accepted the inside linebackers job on the Wofford staff. Siefkes is the former co-defensive coordinator at UW-Platteville (D-III).

Head coaching changes: 2017-18 NFL & college head coaching changes

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