Wednesday December 30, 2009
Texas A&M: Assistant head coach and defensive coordinator Joe Kines is retiring. In making the announcement head coach Mike Sherman added, "I have no doubt we will attract quality candidates for the defensive coordinator position."
Kansas: We hear that Richmond defensive coordinator Vic Shealy has spoken with Turner Gill about the defensive backs job.
Illinois State: FootballScoop has learned that quarterbacks coach Luke Huard has been promoted to offensive coordinator.
FIU: We hear former Kansas defensive coordinator Clint Bowen may interview for the DC position. Former assistant Greg Laffere is back as the tight ends coach.
Marshall: FootballScoop has learned that Chattanooga defensive line coach Fred Tate has accepted a position on the defensive side at Marshall.
Montana: We hear Utah OC Dave Schramm interviewed for the head coaching job.
Utah State: We hear tight ends coach T.J. Woods will add the title of recruiting coordinator.
Texas Tech: Mike Leach has just been dismissed as head coach. It will be interesting to see if Texas Tech goes after Tommy Tuberville, Art Briles, or Sonny Dykes (Arizona offensive coordinator).
San Jose State: We hear head coach Mike MacIntyre is interested in Bryant Young as defensive line coach.
Central Michigan: We hear CMU may have interviewed Elon head coach Pete Lembo.
Utah State: We are hearing that Dave Baldwin will likely move over to quarterbacks and offensive GA, Jovon Bouknight (former Pontiac Game Changing Performer), will likely be promoted to wide receivers.
UNLV: Our sources tell us Montana defensive coordinator Kraig Paulson is going to UNLV as the co-defensive coordinator.
Cincinnati: Rivals' Tom Dienhart is reporting J.D. Brookhart has interviewed for a position at Cincinnati.
Arizona State: We wonder if Dennis Erickson is waiting on Idaho to finish their season, in order to name an Idaho assistant as his next OC. Idaho plays today against Bowling Green. We hear Steve Axman did interview.
Malone University: Greenville College (IL) head coach Eric Hehman has accepted the head coaching job at Malone University.
Marshall: Our sources tell us The Citadel defensive line coach Sean Cronin has accepted the defensive line job at Marshall University. Cronin previously served as a GA at Florida, working with Doc Holliday.
Adidas: Congratulations to all of the Adidas schools appearing in FBS Bowl games this season!
Utah State: Head coach Gary Anderson has stated that he will consider promoting a grad assistant to quarterbacksc coach. The position opened up with Kevin McGiven accepted the quarterbacks / passing game coordinator position at Memphis.