Friday December 13, 2013
Texas: Mack Brown "will remain head coach of the Longhorns" reports Bobby Burton in Austin. Here's the rundown of one fascinating night.
Alabama: Kirk Herbstreit reports that Nick Saban "has agreed" to a multi-year extension. Details to come... And Alabama has now announced they have "concluded a long term agreement" to keep Nick Saban in T-Town. The Strip will be rocking tonight. Update: TideSports.com reports Saban will now make between $7 million and $7.5 million.
Stephen F. Austin: TCU receivers coach Curtis Luper has withdrawn from the process at Stephen F. Austin per Jeremy Clark.
Marquette: Director of Athletics Larry Williams has resigned.
Aurora (D-III - IL): Sources tell us that Rick Ponx has accepted the head coaching job at Aurora University. Ponx is the former defensive coordinator at North Central (D-III - IL) and has most recently served as their director of transfer admission.
TCU: As we told you this morning on Twitter, Sonny Cumbie has an offer to join the staff at TCU. Will update once a decision is made.
North Dakota State (FCS): Sources tell us that NDSU offensive coordinator Brent Vigen, NDSU defensive coordinator Chris Klieman and Michigan State quarterbacks / recruiting coordinator Brad Salem are all candidates for the head job at NDSU.
North Carolina Central (FCS): Sources tell us South Alabama receivers coach Jerry Mack has interviewed and is a candidate for the head job at NCCU.
Livingstone College (D-II - NC):Livingstone is seeking to fill open dates in 2014. September 6 and 13 and November 15 are all available. Willing to play home or away vs. D-II, D-III or NAIA opponents. Please contact head coach Daryl Williams at 713-291-5040 to discuss.
West Liberty (D-II - WV): Sources tell us that former All-American quarterback Zach Amedro has joined the staff and will coach the quarterbacks.
James Madison: Last night Matthew Stoss of the Daily News-Record tweeted that John DeFilippo (Oakland Raiders quarterbacks coach), Mike O'Cain (JMU offensive coordinator), and Rod Smith (Arizona co-offensive coordinator / quarterbacks coach) are among the finalists for the head coaching job. We've reached out to a few guys and the feedback that we're getting is that DeFilippo has the best shot at this point.
Michigan State: Spartan Nation is reporting that Michigan State is working on a new deal for defensive coordinator Pat Narduzzi worth between $800,000 and $875,000 with bonuses that would bring the total compensation to just under $1 million.
Albany (FCS - NY): Sources tell us Hampton (FCS - VA) defensive coordinator Bernard Clark Jr. will join Greg Gattuso's staff at Albany.
Eastern Michigan: Chris Creighton has a 5 year deal worth $400,000 annually.