Saturday December 3, 2016
Oregon: Boise State head coach Bryan Harsin has interviewed for the Oregon opening, per Brett McMurphy. The report adds that South Florida’s Willie Taggart has also interviewed with the Ducks.
West Virginia: Dana Holgorsen and the Mountaineers have agreed to a five-year contract extension, per Brett McMurphy. The extension will keep coach Holgo in Morgantown through 2021.
Nebraska: FootballScoop can confirm Arizona cornerbacks coach Donte Williams will join Nebraska’s staff.
Dartmouth: Sources tell FootballScoop Buddy Teevens has offered former Illinois head coach Bill Cubit the offensive coordinator position at Dartmouth.
Houston: Sources tell FootballScoop Art Briles is not expected to get an interview with Houston despite the report below from ESPN. Joseph Duarte who covers UH for the Houston Chronicle is now reporting it is unlikely as well. Update> Houston has issued a statement saying that although Art Briles has indicated his interest in the job, he is not on their interview list.
Oregon: Oregonian columnist John Canzano reports Oregon AD Rob Mullens met with Willie Taggart in Texas Thursday night. Canzano notes Taggart was an excellent [and required] starting point; “but this search is ongoing“.
Houston: ESPN reports Houston plans to interview Lane Kiffin, Art Briles and Les Miles. The same article mentions Lincoln Riley as a candidate as well; plus Todd Orlando and Major Applewhite.
Baylor: After last night’s Pac-12 Championship loss, Colorado head coach Mike MacIntyre told Denver Post columnist Mark Kiszla, “I’m not going to Baylor.”
P.J. Fleck: After winning the MAC Championship last night, Fleck had this to say when asked about job rumors: “If you don’t live in the moment you’re going to be miserable, and I don’t want to be miserable tonight.” He also hung from a pipe in the locker room after the game.
Wyoming: Last night Wyoming and Craig Bohl announced an extension to keep the coach in Laramie through 2023. Bohl will lead the Cowboys into their first Mountain West title game vs. San Diego State tonight.
June Jones: The former Hawaii and SMU head coach has been announced as the athletics director at powerhouse Saint Louis School in Honolulu.