Friday February 27, 2015
James Madison (FCS): Per source, Peter Davila will be the new Safeties coach at JMU. He comes from Otterbein. We also understand that Steve Sisa will now be Defensive Coordinator / Linebacker Coach.
Montana State (FCS): Montana State is looking for FCS home game Sept 3 or 5 2015. Would also consider Oct 24 2015. Guarantee is $200,000 or begin home and home series. Please contact senior associate athletic director Dan Davies at email@example.com
James Madison: James Madison has hired Jamal Powell to coach the offensive line , per source.
Samford (FCS - AL): Per source, Bobby Blick is returning to Samford as director of player personnel.
Louisiana College (D-III): Per source, Dennis Dunn has completed his staff with the promotion of offensive grad assistant Josh Bonadona to running backs coach. We understand that there are currently no open positions on staff.
Northwestern: Per source, Northwestern has shuffled their staff and currently have no open positions. We hear that offensive quality control assistant David Girardi is moving into a defensive grad assistant role, defensive quality control assistant Keegan Grant wil transition to an offensive quality control job, recruiting assistant Joe Martin is moving to defense quality control and recruiting intern Sean Conley will now serve as a recruiting assistant.
Wofford (FCS - SC): Former Adams State (D-II - CO) pass game coordinator / receivers coach Steve Neal has accepted the on-campus recruiting coordinator job, per source.
Oregon: Northwestern defensive grad assistant Kwame Agyeman has accepted a defensive grad assistant jobs with the Ducks, per source. Agyeman played his college ball at Oregon.
Warner (NAIA - FL): Per source, former Pittsburgh Steeler Dallas Baker has been named wide receivers coach and former Florida defensive grad assistant Chuck Bell will be the program's new linebackers coach / recruiting coordinator.
Washington Redskins: Former Titans quarterbacks coach Dave Ragone has joined the Redskins in an offensive quality control role.
Detroit Lions: Senior personnel adviser James Harris, who has spent six decades in professional football, has decided to retire.
San Diego Mesa College (JC - CA): Peter Lofthouse has been named head coach at San Diego Mesa College. Lofthouse previously served as the offensive coordinator at Citrus College and also coached as a GA at Baylor and as wide receivers coach at Texas Lutheran.
Georgia Southern: After a remarkable first FBS season, the school has announced a $100,000 raise (effective July 1, 2015) for head coach Willie Fritz, meaning he will make $500,000 during the 2015-2016 season. The Eagles went 9-3 this past season, including a perfect 8-0 in Sun Belt Conference play.
Ferris State (D-II - MI):Ferris State is looking to fill an open date on 9/5/2015. Willing to pay a guarantee for a home game. Willing to discuss all options, including playing FCS team. Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org if interested.
South Florida: Blake Treadwell, who was an assistant at East Lansing HS (MI) last season, has joined the USF staff as an offensive grad assistant. Treadwell played offensive line at Michigan State. Also, UTSA defensive grad assistant Benny Morrison has joined the staff in the same capacity.
Louisiana College (D-III): Per source, assistant head coach / offensive coordinator Clay Matchett has resigned to pursue business opportunities outside of coaching.
Delaware State (FCS): Former Central State University (D-II - OH) head coach EJ Junior has been hired as a defensive assistant, per source.