Sunday November 5, 2017
Gary Kubiak: CBS Sports’ Jason LaCanfora reports Gary Kubiak is expected to consider returning to the league as an offensive coordinator in 2018 if the right opportunity arose. Read more here.
Texas A&M: With yesterday’s 42-27 loss vs Auburn, Texas A&M dropped to 5-4 on the season. A&M now hasn’t beaten an SEC West opponent at home in 763 days. Change is coming; but source tells FootballScoop not to look for A&M to make a move before the end of the season unless something unforeseen were to occur. A&M finishes with New Mexico, then at Ole Miss and at LSU.
Georgia: With Georgia clinching the SEC with a win (and a Kentucky loss to Ole Miss Saturday), Kirby Smart has earned a $150,000 bonus, per Steve Berkowitz.
FIU: Butch Davis, in his first season with the program, will collect a $35,000 bonus for getting the program to bowl eligibility. Last year FIU went 4-8 overall.
Wyoming: By becoming bowl eligible after beating Colorado State Saturday, Craig Bohl will receive a bonus of $25,000, Steve Berkowitz points out.
Pac-12: Assistants ready to move up (coming Monday) – Head coaches status reports
North Texas: Seth Littrell has earned a $35,000 bonus for reaching bowl eligibility with their win over Louisiana Tech, per Steve Berkowitz. In year one with the program, Seth Littrell led the program to a 5-8 finish last year.
West Virginia: Steve Berkowitz points out that Dana Holgorsen is set to earn “at least” $25,000 for getting the Mountaineers to bowl eligible.
UAB: Bill Clark is set to receive at least $50,000 for getting the Blazers to bowl eligibility. UAB is in their first season back after a much-talked about two-season hiatus.
Virginia: Per Steve Berkowitz, Bronco Mendenhall has earned a $75,000 bonus for getting the Cavaliers to bowl eligible. Bronco led the program to a 2-10 mark in his first season last year.
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Iowa: With their win over Ohio State, Kirk Ferentz will receive a $100,000 bonus for getting to six wins and bowl eligible, according to Steve Berkowitz.
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