|Wednesday September 18, 2013||presented by:|
Our thoughts go out to the family of New York Giants head coach Tom Coughlin, who lost his brother John on Monday. Please keep the Coughlin family in your prayers during this tough time.
Additionally, our thoughts are with the family of Seattle Seahawks linebackers coach Ken Norton, Jr., who lost his father Ken Norton, Sr., today.
Kent State: Director of athletics Joel Nielsen has received a two-year contract extension, keeping him at the school through June 2017.
Arizona State: Todd Graham will receive a contract extension through June 30, 2018 pending board approval, according to the Arizona Republic. Graham's salary will jump from $2.05 million to $2.3 million immediately and jump $100,000 a year through 2016, and then $50,000 per year through 2018. Bonuses include a 50 percent bump for a national championship, a 25 percent bump for a New Year's Six bowl victory, a 20 percent increase for a Pac-12 title, and $25,000 for any non-major bowl win. Should Graham leave early, he will owe a buyout up to $1.5 million. Athletics director Steve Patterson has also earned an extension through 2018, according to the Associated Press.
Wisconsin-Green Bay: The school has announced five finalists for its vacant athletics director position: UWGB interim AD Dan McIver, Minnesota State-Mankato AD Kevin Buisman, Bowling Green associate AD for external relations Mary Ellen Gillespie, Chicago State AD Dan Schumacher, and former Western Illinois AD and assistant vice president Tim Van Alstine.
Arkansas: The details of Bret Bielema's contract have been released. Bielema will make $2.95 million annually, with incentives totaling up to an additional $700,000 per year. Those incentives include; $300,00 for playing in the national title game, $200,000 for playing in a national semifinal, and $100,000 for winning an SEC title. His contract runs through December 31, 2018.
Northside Bulls (Sweden): The STU Northside Bulls in Stockholm, Sweden are looking for a defensive coordinator / player. The contract starts in April 2014 and ends in August 2014. The ideal candidate is a successful, ex-college player with coaching experience. Flights, accommodation and a small stipend are included. Stockholm is regarded as one of the most beautiful cities in the world and this is an excellent opportunity for a young, open-minded coach, with an itch to continue playing and get his coaching career started. Send resume to firstname.lastname@example.org
|Tuesday September 17, 2013||presented by:|
Mercer (FCS): Mercer University has an open date, and is seeking a home game for November 8, 2014. They are open to playing an FCS, Division II, III, or NAIA opponent for a guarantee, or home and home series. Please contact Assistant Athletic Director Daniel Tate, if interested at email@example.com.
|Monday September 16, 2013||presented by:|
UNLV: Former Florida State athletics director Randy Spetman interviewed for the Rebels' vacant AD position on Friday according to the Las Vegas Review-Journal. UNLV also plans to interview Arkansas-Little Rock athletics director Chris Peterson and Washington State senior associate athletics director John Johnson, according to the paper.
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Winston Salem State (D-II - NC): Winston Salem State is seeking home and home dates for 2014 and 2015. We are open to playing an FCS opponent for a guarantee on either date. Our open dates are: September 13 and September 20 in 2014 and September 12 and September 19 in 2015. Please contact Anthony Bennett if interested at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Sunday September 15, 2013
Sad to report that Mike Dunbar passed away on Friday at the age of 64. Dunbar most recently served on the staff as Northern Illinois; but also served at New Mexico State, Minnesota, Cal, Northwestern, Toledo, Northern Iowa, Central Washington, UMass, etc...An offensive guru who enjoyed helping others. He will be missed.
|Friday September 13, 2013||presented by:|
The Fresno State / Colorado game scheduled for this weekend in Boulder has been postponed due to the heavy flooding in the Boulder area. No make-up date has been set.
Texas: OrangeBloods is reporting that AD DeLoss Dodds will step down at the end of the year. The school has denied the report. Here's what you need to know.
Rutgers: Eddie Jordan II, son of Rutgers basketball coach Eddie Jordan and a former Rutgers tight end, is joining the staff in a recruiting capacity.
South Dakota School of Mines (D-II): South Dakota School of Mines (D2) has an open date November 8, 2014. Contact Stacy Collins at Stacy.Collins@sdsmt.edu.
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