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Monday December 10, 2012

Monday December 10, 2012

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See the full list of FBS & FCS head coaching changes here

Southern Miss: Late tonight the deal with Todd Monken has been finalized. Presser tomorrow afternoon. 

Tennessee: We saw several reports that Tee Martin has an offer from Butch Jones. He's headed back to L.A. to consider his options. This one should play out tomorrow. 

Point University (NAIA - GA): Sources tell us defensive line coach (and interim head coach) David Rocker will be named head coach soon. 

Southwest Baptist (D-II - MO): Head coach Keith Allen's contract was not renewed. Keith's one of the good guys. Everyone reading this website owes a bit of thanks to him for his vision a long, long time ago. We all hope he finds a great new home soon. 

Fairmont State (D-II - WV): Sources tell us head coach Mike Lopez will not return. 

Colorado: Sources tell us Mike MacIntyre will bring offensive coordinator Brian Lindgren. 

Limestone College (D-II - SC): Lake Forest (D-III - IL) offensive coordinator Craig Kerr has accepted a similar position at Limestone College. 

Lincoln (D-II - PA): Head coach O.J. Abanishe will not return. 

Colorado: Mike MacIntyre says he plans to bring a number of assistants from San Jose State. Jim Jeffcoat will be one of those. Will update...

Averett University (D-III - VA): Averett University is looking for an Offensive Graduate Assistant. Responsibilities include practice/game preparation, recruiting area, summer camps, strength & conditioning, video and all other aspects of the football program. Qualifications include: Experience with offensive skill positions (played or coached), acceptance into graduate school (3.0 minimum GPA), Valid Driver’s Licenses, Special consideration will be given to those that posses National Strength Certification. Compensation package includes Stipend, Housing, Meals (during the school year) & tuition waiver – this is a 12 month position. Review of candidates will begin in two weeks and some interviews may be conducted at the AFCA Convention. Expected start date is February 1st. Send letter of interest, resume, and references to Mike Dunlevy - Head Football Coach by e-mail to No phone calls please.

Southern Miss: The Oklahoman is reporting that Todd Monken will be named head coach tomorrow at Southern Miss.

Arizona Cardinals: Team president Michael Bidwell said today that Ken Whisenhunt will return next year coach the rest of the season. 

Cincinnati: Sources tell us that Tommy Tuberville would like for his entire defensive staff from Texas Tech to join him at Cincinnati. 

Georgia State: Trent Miles is adding J.D. Williams to his defensive staff. Williams served as the defensive coordinator at UNLV this past season. 

Hampton (FCS - VA): Defensive coordinator / linebackers coach Keith Goganious will not return to the staff. 

Idaho: As we told you last week, Ronnie Lee (Indiana State) has now officially been named defensive coordinator / secondary. 

Kentucky: Mark Stoops has officially announced the hiring of Texas Tech offensive coordinator Neal Brown as offensive coordinator / quarterbacks. 

Western Kentucky: Bobby Petrino's agreement is four years at $850,000 per. More details to come later today...

Randy Hart (Stanford) - 2012 FootballScoop Defensive Line Coach of the Year

West Hills Community College (CA): West Hills, located in the Central Valley (Coalinga, CA) region of Calif., has an opening for a defensive coach/assistant resident hall advisor. The job pays $1,000 a month (10 months) with housing and meals. The defensive assistant will help with game planning, recruiting, and coordinate video needs for the staff. Interested candidates should email a cover letter and resume to Head Football Coach Cal Tincher at

West Virginia State (D-II): Isaiah Jackson has been hired as the defensive line coach and special teams coordinator. He previously served as the defensive line coach at Sioux Falls (D-II, SD)

Texas Tech: Offensive line coach Chris Thomsen will serve as interim head coach at Texas Tech. Thomsen is the former highly successful head coach at Abilene Christian. 

Millsaps (D-III - MS): Sources tell us offensive coordinator Andy Follett is leaving to pursue other opportunities closer to his family. 

Western Kentucky: Bobby Petrino will be the new head coach per Chad Bishop (Bowling Green Daily News). Announcement today at 4pm. We have confirmed the hire. 

Kentucky: Sources tell us Eric Korem (Florida State) has joined the staff in a sports performance role at this time. 

Grambling: Sources tell us that Grambling has contacted former TCU linebackers coach Tony Tademy regarding their defensive coordinator job. Other interviews are planned as well. 

Temple: Mario Cristobal, Bob Diaco, Mark D'Onofrio, Stan Drayton, Chuck Heater and Matt Rhule are all in play for the Temple job per Bruce Feldman. 

Western Kentucky: Bobby Petrino is on campus today meeting with the administration. Sources tell us that San Diego Chargers tight ends coach Jason Michael is very interested in the job as well...and they have a great coach on campus as well

Baltimore Ravens: The Ravens have fired offensive coordinator Cam Cameron and have promoted Jim Caldwell per multiple reports. 

Colorado: Multiple reports (Thamel of SI and Kyle Ringo) that San Jose State head coach Mike MacIntyre will be the next head coach at Colorado. According to USA Today's database, MacIntyre made just over $400,000 last year at San Jose State. 

Norfolk State University (FCS - VA): Norfolk State is looking an opponent for a home and home series for Labor Day weekend (8/31/13) and (8/30/14). Please contact Head Coach Pete Adrian directly at 757-823-8797 or at

Limestone College (D-II - SC): Sources tell us that Wingate defensive coordinator Bobby James will be named the first head coach at Limestone. 

Wingate (D-II - NC): Sources tell us that SUNY Brockport defensive coordinator Rashaan Jordan is expected to be hired as defensive coordinator. 

Tennessee: Butch has his full staff with the exception of one offensive slot nailed down (potentially Tee Martin). On the offensive side of the ball you have Bajakian, Elder, Mahoney and Jay Graham. On the defensive side you have Jancek, Stripling, Thigpen and Martinez. Dave Lawson is also coming from Cincinnati to serve as head strength coach. 

Kentucky: Texas Tech running backs coach Chad Scott is expected to be named to the same role at Kentucky and look for Troy offensive line coach John Schlarman to join as well. 

Tennessee: Mark Elder has joined the staff and will coach the tight ends. Elder previously served as the special teams coordinator / safeties coach at Cincinnati.