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Monday December 7, 2009

Akron: We hear Kansas OC Ed Warriner interviewed today.

Florida State: Chuck Amato, Jody Allen, Dexter Carter, and strength coach Todd Stroud will not be retained. Eddie Gran will also have the title of "associate head coach."

Virginia: London gets 5-year deal at 1.7 million per year. Assistant coaching salary pool is $2 million.

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Louisville: As of a few minutes ago, AD Tom Jurich stated that no offer has been made to Charlie Strong.

Dana College: We hear the finalists for the head coaching job are: John Bates (Nebraska Wesleyan - defensive coordinator), Jason Shumaker (University of Saint Mary - offensive coordinator), Chuck Lambert (Sterling College - defensive coordinator).

Southern University (LA): Offensive line coach Damon Nivens has been named interim head coach. We hear Southern University (LA) will almost certainly talk to Tuskegee head coach Willie Slater.

Stanford: Moments ago, Jim Harbaugh was interviewed live by Michelle Tafoya on the field in Green Bay. Harbaugh says there is no meeting planned with Notre Dame. The New York Times report is a rumor. The Stanford AD also says Harbaugh is not interviewing with Notre Dame.

USC: ESPN's Adam Shefter just reported that Jeremy Bates will be the top candidate to take over the Chicago Bears offense. Bates serves as the assistant head coach - offense / play caller at USC. Bates coached Cutler in Denver.

Idaho: Head coach Robb Akey is close to contract extension. Akey said this morning, "I'm hoping by next weekend that we'll have something hammered out."

Syracuse: We hear Doug Marrone has interest in New Orleans Saints quarterbacks coach Joe Lombardi. We wonder if former Syracuse / NFL wide receiver Rob Moore is interested in the wide receivers job.

Princeton: We hear Princeton is interested in Pete Lembo (Elon head coach), Mickey Fein (offensive coordinator at Lafayette), Joe Susan, Mike Bajakian, Bob Davie, and Stan Clayton (assistant coach - Lafayette). We have also heard that one of the assistant coaches at Akron is in the mix. Although we haven't confirmed that Akron assistant, defensive coordinator Jim Fleming has experienced great success as a head coach at Sacred Heart. Walt Harris has also experienced great moments as a head coach in his career.

Ole Miss: FootballScoop has learned that Houston Nutt has not talked with Kansas AD Lew Perkins. Ole Miss AD Pete Boone has stated that nobody from Kansas has asked permission to talk with Nutt and the entire thing is a rumor.

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Notre Dame: The New York Times is now reporting that Jim Harbaugh will also interview this week.

Georgia Southern: Our sources tell us Princeton offensive line coach Adam Hollis is interviewing with GSU head coach Jeff Monken.

Sam Houston State: We hear New Mexico offensive coordinator Darrell Dickey is in the mix.

Nicholls State: We are hearing UL-Lafayette assistant Tim Rebowe is interested in the head coaching job at Nicholls State.

Kansas: The Kansas City Star newspaper is reporting AD Lew Perkins has talked with Ole Miss head coach Houston Nutt.

Cornell College: We are hearing former University of Dubuque head coach Vince Brautigam has been named head coach.

Princeton: Check the DFO Scoop

The Catholic University of America. Assistant Football Coach(offensive skill)/Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach. CUA is an NCAA Division III member that competes in the Old Dominion Athletic Conference for Football. This position is a 9-month appointment reporting to the Head Football Coach. The Assistant Coach will be responsible for assisting the Head Coach in all aspects of administering the football program, including coaching, recruiting, and public affairs, with specific position coaching duties. Secondary responsibilities pertain to serving as an assistant strength and conditioning coach for the athletic department and providing staffing support in the equipment room. The successful candidate must demonstrate a significant knowledge of football, proven success in recruiting and coaching football, experience designing strength and conditioning programs for student-athletes, and a strong commitment to the academic success of student-athletes. Qualified candidates must possess a Bachelor's degree. Salary will be commensurate with experience and qualifications. Please submit a letter of application, resume, and three names and contact information of professional references to: Dave Dunn Head Football Coach, The Catholic University of America, 620 Michigan Avenue, NE Washington, DC 20064 Email: The Catholic University of America is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. No phone calls.

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Waldorf College: Assistant Football Coach, Waldorf College, a private NAIA institution located in Forest City, Iowa. Responsibilities include coaching a position, working with special teams, equipment and recruiting a designated area. Nine month contract can provide housing and salary or housing, monthly stipend and 100% graduate school compensation. Position begins January 2010. Please e-mail cover letter and resume with references to Head Football Coach Greg Youngblood at

Southern University (LA): FootballScoop is hearing that head coach Pete Richardson will not return.

Marshall: Rivals is reporting Central Michigan head coach Butch Jones and Marshall have setup an interview.

Notre Dame: ESPN is reporting that Brian Kelly will interview with Notre Dame on Tuesday.

New Mexico State: Offensive coordinator Timm Rosenbach and running backs coach Earnest Wilson will not return.

Florida State: We hear Jimbo Fisher has talked to East Carolina defensive coordinator Greg Hudson.

Virginia: CavsCorner is reporting London would like to hire Atlanta Falcons' quarterbacks coach Bill Musgrave as his offensive coordinator. CavsCorner also says Noel Mazzone and London have talked.

Portland State: FootballScoop has learned that Portland State intends to hire Nevada DC Nigel Burton as head coach.

Virginia: We are hearing two coaches likely to have job offers from London are West Virginia running backs coach Chris Beatty and current UVA assistant Anthony Poindexter. Poindexter served this past season as the defensive backs coach / assistant special teams coordinator.

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Marshall: We are hearing Marshall is interested in both Paul Petrino and Jim McElwain.

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Colorado State: We hear Colorado State head coach Steve Fairchild is interested in former Louisville head coach Steve Kragthorpe.

Stanford: With the departure of running backs coach Willie Taggart, Stanford needs to fill a running backs job. Our sources tell us Wisconsin wide receivers coach DelVaughn Alexander will be Harbaugh's first target.

Memphis: We hear Larry Porter has at least 4 coaches in bowls games that he wants to hire.

Tennessee: With Frank Wilson and Eddie Gran departing over the weekend, Lane Kiffin is in search of two assistant coaches. Kiffin talked over the weekend about taking his time and actually conducting real interviews with candidates. Kiffin last season raided other SEC coaching staffs to lure coaches. We hear some of the names already mentioned to Kiffin have been Jay Graham (South Carolina - running backs), Notre Dame wide receivers coach / recruiting coordinator Rob Ianello, and MTSU defensive coordinator Manny Diaz. Diaz once served as the special teams coordinator at NC State and has always done a terrific job recruiting the Miami / Fort Lauderdale area, which is the same area Eddie Gran recruited.

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Florida State: ESPN's Chris Low is now reporting that Alabama linebackers coach Sal Sunseri will talk with Jimbo Fisher this week.

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Syracuse: Send us an email. Let us know what you are hearing about the offensive coordinator, wide receivers, and defensive line jobs.

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Cincinnati: We hear Cincinnati wants BK to stay.