|Monday October 7, 2013||presented by:|
NCAA & AFCA: The NCAA & the AFCA have asked us to alert you that the application process to attend the Future Football Coaches Academy (Jan 12-14, 2014 in Indianapolis) is now open. Applications are due no later than November 15th. Click here to learn more. To apply, please visit the NCAA Program Hub.
Texas: The Austin-American Statesman's Kirk Bohls reports that Bob Bowlsby is not interested in the Texas AD job and remains committed to his duties as the Big 12 commissioner, stating "I made commitment to Big 12 for at least 5 years, I will not renege on that promise."
USC: Tony Dungy told the Dan Patrick Show USC representatives contacted him to gauge his interest in and to seek his feedback on the Trojans' head coaching job. Dungy said he told USC that he personally isn't interested but offered his assistance in the process. Update: The school now states that call was made by an impostor claiming to be a USC athletics representative.
Sunday October 6, 2013
UAB: Garrick McGee has promoted Jimmy Williams to defensive coordinator. Reggie Johnson remains on staff and will continue to coach the outside linebackers. Williams was coaching the inside linebackers / assistant head coach.
Miami (OH): Head coach Don Treadwell, as well as offensive coordinator John Klacik, have both been dismissed. Sources tell us that quarterbacks/receivers coach Mike Bath will take over as interim head coach. We also hear that Taylor Housewright will join the staff (former quarterback who played under Bath at Ashland).
Saturday October 5, 2013
College Football Playoff: Former Stanford, Notre Dame and Washington head coach Tyrone Willingham and former USA Today reporter Steve Wieberg will join the College Football Playoff selection committee according to Brett McMurphy. Willingham will be the first coach to join the committee. Update: McMurphy also reports former Nebraska coach/athletics director Tom Osborne will also join the committee.
|Friday October 4, 2013||presented by:|
Northwestern: The Wildcats have announced a $10 million endowment for the athletics director position, to be named after Chris and Courtney Combe. Jim Phillips has been Northwestern's AD since April of 2008.
|Thursday October 3, 2013||presented by:|
Playoff Selection Committee: The AP is reporting that Pat Haden (USC/Pac-12), Jeff Long (Arkansas/SEC), Dan Radakovich (Clemson/ACC), Barry Alvarez (Wisconsin/Big Ten) and Oliver Luck (West Virginia/Big-12) will be members of the selection committee. Does it really matter who is on the committee?
FAU: Armando Murillo has joined the staff as on campus recruiting coordinator / director of player personnel. Murillo played at Nebraska when Carl was there serving as defensive coordinator.
USC: Fox Sports is reporting that, after letting Lane Kiffin go, the school offered to bring former Cal head coach Jeff Tedford on as a consultant and recruiter. According to the report, Tedford declined the offer and is focused on finding his next full-time position. Following practice today Ed Orgeron confirmed he offered a position to Tedford and that Jeff declined.
Livingstone College (D-II - NC): Sources tell us defensive line coach Rodney Simmons has left the staff for personal reasons and will not return.
Dirk Koetter: The Atlanta Falcon's Offensive Coordinator reveals only to X&O Labs why he considers Four Verticals a horizontal concept; how the "Stop" route by Outside Receivers can be more productive than the "Comeback"; how you should vary routes for your Single Back to make him the most effective receiver in the package; and other details he's never told about his offense. Click here to read the exclusive Dirk Koetter interview.
Chattanooga (FCS - TN): Chattanooga has an opening for a home game on 9/6/14. Looking for an FCS, or DII Game. Willing to do a Home and Home. For more information Please contact Senior Associate AD Matt Pope via email at Matthew-Pope@utc.edu or phone at 423-425-2158.