Friday May 2, 2014
Eastern Michigan: Minnesota State - Mankato interim head coach Aaron Keen has accepted the tight ends / special teams coordinator role at Eastern Michigan, per source.
Georgia Tech: Special teams coordinator Dave Walkosky has left the staff. The AJC reports that Paul Johnson deferred comment to Walkosky and notes the separation "appears to be unexpected".
Middle Tennessee: University of Tennessee assistant director of player personnel Brandon Lawson will be the new director of player personnel at MTSU, per source. We hear that Tennessee plans to fill the position with a new hire but hasn't narrowed to a shortlist yet.
IUP (D-II - PA): Former Ohio State and Indiana defensive grad assistant Bryant Haines has joined the IUP staff and will coach the defensive line, and serve as strength and conditioning coordinator.
Lamar: Ray Woodard has now announced the addition of Mark Criner and Arlington Nunn. Criner will work with the linebackers and Nunn will take over the running backs.
Todd Dodge: Former North Texas head coach, and former Pitt quarterbacks coach, Todd Dodge has left the head coaching job at Marble Falls HS (TX) to become the head coach at Austin Westlake HS (TX).
Concordia (D-II - St. Paul, MN): Concordia University St. Paul is looking for a volunteer kicking coach to work with kickers and punters this fall. Interested applicants please email head coach Ryan Williams at email@example.com.
Amherst (D-III - MA): Former WPI offensive coordinator Anthony Fucillo is the new quarterbacks coach at Amherst College.
William Paterson (D-III - NJ): Alonso Escalante has accepted the secondary / safeties position at WPU, per source. Escalante served as a defensive coaching assistant with the Tampa Bay Bucs the past two seasons.
WPI (D-III - MA): Per source, offensive coordinator Anthony Fucillo has left the program.
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Delaware: Sources tell us that Robert Sabol (offensive quality control) and Mark Bailey (defensive quality control) have joined the staff.