Tuesday December 29, 2020
FBS Staff Tracker: The 2020-21 FBS Staff Tracker page, where you can see how each new head coach is filling their staff, is up and running.
Arizona State: Tight ends / co-receivers coach Derek Hagan will not return to the staff reports SunDevilSource.
Western Kentucky: Abilene Christian receivers coach Donte Ellington is joining the WKU staff as outside receivers coach.
Arkansas State: Andy Kwon has now been announced as tight ends coach. Kwon joins Butch Jones’ staff after serving as a graduate assistant at Alabama the past few seasons and at Akron before that with AJ Milwee.
Offensive Coordinator Tracker: Last year there were 56 offensive coordinator in college football. There have been 21 to date this year. Here’s a look at the major college offensive play caller changes.
Texas Bowl: The bowl game featuring Arkansas and TCU has been cancelled due to COVID issues.
Southern Miss: We are no longer accepting applications for the quarterbacks grad assistant position. We appreciate all of the interest and will be in touch.
Boise State: An update on Boise’s search.
Auburn: “Coaching in the SEC West isn’t for everyone,” Allen Greene reminds fans in a letter on the hiring of Bryan Harsin.
Kansas: Kansas made their new offensive line hire official this morning. We shared the news back on the 21st.
Illinois: Wyoming offensive line coach Bart Miller is headed to Illinois in the same capacity.
Colorado Mines (D-II): Colorado Mines is looking for a single home game in 2021. Available dates are Thursday, 9/2 or Saturday, 9/4. Will be willing to pay a guarantee. Contact [email protected]
Oklahoma: With Shane Beamer off to South Carolina, Lincoln Riley shared that special teams quality control coach Ryan Dougherty has been elevated and will coach the tight ends / H-backs and coordinate the special teams. Dougherty previously filled in the same duties while Beamer missed a game earlier this season.
Games tonight: Oklahoma State takes on Miami (The U) today at 5:30pm ET in the vaunted Cheez-it Bowl. Tonight Texas plays Colorado at 8pm CT in the Valero Alamo Bowl. Both games will be on ESPN.
Illinois: Bret Bielema has found his offensive coordinator, and it’s a play caller with Big Ten ties.
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Central Missouri (D-II): University of Central Missouri is currently seeking an Offensive Graduate Assistant. This position will be responsible for coaching the Running Backs. Candidates must demonstrate exceptional knowledge of strategy, strong communication skills, successful recruiting ability, and a relentless work ethic. The position includes a stipend, tuition assistance for graduate school and a meal plan. Coaching responsibilities will include; but not limited to, film breakdown, practice organization, game day preparation, recruiting area, student-athlete development and other duties assigned by the Head Football Coach or Coordinators. Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree required and acceptance into graduate program. Review of candidates will begin immediately. Must be able to begin January 10th, 2021. Interested applicants should email a resume and references to Lucas Lueders at [email protected]. No phone calls please.
Arizona: Jedd Fisch is working to make a big splash with his defensive coordinator hire.
Utah State: UMass offensive line coach Micah James is joining Blake Anderson’s staff, Pete Thamel tweets.
OL Tracker: Here’s a view of the offensive line openings across major college football that we will be constantly updating.
South Carolina: Sources tell FootballScoop Shane Beamer is hoping to pull a key defensive coach from another SEC East program.
Arkansas State: We reported yesterday that AJ Milwee was Butch Jones’ choice for the offensive coordinator job with the Red Wolves. A-State announced the hire yesterday.
Myrtle Beach Prep (Postgrad – SC): After eight years as head coach at Jireh Prep (Postgrad – NC) Ryan Williams has been hired as Athletic Director and head coach at Myrtle Beach Prep.
Arizona: Pete Thamel is also reporting what we shared earlier this week….Jedd Fisch is planning to add Jimmie Dougherty to his offensive staff at Arizona.
New Coaching Changes Page: Keep track of all the 2020-21 NFL and College head coaching movement here.