Tuesday November 8, 2011
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Penn State: Joe Pa’s son (Scott) says he is trying to setup an “off campus press conference for Joe to speak”. He further says the New York Times report is inaccurate. Says there have been no such discussions about Joe Pa not coaching next year.
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Penn State: The University President canceled Joe Paterno’s weekly meeting with reporters minutes before it was set to begin this morning. Nearly immediately thereafter, the New York Times and others came out stating that according to top university officials Joe Pa will resign “perhaps within days or weeks”.
Ole Miss: Speaking on Tim Brando’s radio show, Houston Nutt just said that he thinks Mike Leach might be the right guy to replace him.
Cleveland Browns: We hear that director of player personnel, Jon Sandusky (son of former Penn State assistant Jerry Sandusky) has taken a leave of absence.
Bemidji State (DII – MN): Bemidji State is currently seeking up to 4 graduate assistant football coaches for the 2012-13 school year. Yearly benefits include a $8,500 stipend and tuition waver of 12 graduate credits. Candidates should fax resumes to 218-755-3898 (Offensive candidates: ATTN Eric Medberry, Defensive Candidates: ATTN Rich Jahner). Applicants seeking a Masters of Education Degree must have a 3.0 undergraduate GPA and apply by January 15. Apply at www.bemidjistate.edu/academics/graduate_studies/forms/apply_now/
Tulane: Rich Rod, Leach and Tommy Bowden are all still involved along with a narrowing group of others. Additional interviews later this week.
Oklahoma Baptist (NAIA): Oklahoma Baptist is currently seeking applicants for the head coaching position. Oklahoma Baptist is located in Shawnee, OK about 45 minutes east of Oklahoma City and will start a full schedule in 2013.