Monday December 22, 2014
Colorado State: SI is reporting that Mike Bobo's agreement is five years at an average salary of $1.5 million with a significant buyout that is frontend-loaded.
Florida A&M (FCS): Per source, Joker Phillips has withdrawn from the process at FAMU. We understand that former Buffalo offensive coordinator Alex Wood has emerged as a strong candidate.
Pitt: Pat Narduzzi is the leading candidate for the head coaching job according to Pat Forde. As we said last night and continue to hear, sources tell us Narduzzi is a very viable candidate but Pitt is also speaking with others. Narduzzi interviewed over the weekend and would be an excellent hire in our opinion.
Garden City CC (KS): Sources tell us that Cabrillo HS (Long Beach, CA) head coach Jason Brown will be the new offensive coordinator at quarterbacks coach at Garden City CC.
Adams State (D-II - CO): Former UNLV offensive coordinator Timm Rosenbach has been named head coach.
San Jose State: The program has announced that special teams coordinator Fred Guidici will not return.
Colorado State: The Denver Post reports that Mike Bobo and Colorado State are closing in on a deal. We'll keep you posted. We addressed this possibility last night on FootballScoop radio. We reported last night that Scott Frost had said no thank you to the opportunity and it was looking like Bobo would be the guy the Denver post is now reporting the same. Here is the story. Update> Sources tell us the deal is done. Mike Bobo is the new head coach at Colorado State.
Penn: Penn is seeking an experienced defensive line coach. The position is full-time with benefits. Please complete the application through HR website via this link . No phone calls/emails please.
Lindenwood (D-II - MO): Lindenwood is accepting applications for a full time 12-month position Coach. Required Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree, Master’s preferred, working knowledge of NCAA rules and regulations, and experience as a successful coach. Please send a letter of application, a resume, and at least three personal references to firstname.lastname@example.org. The position will begin immediately. Compensation will be competitive and relative to experience.
UNLV: Tony Sanchez has hired away Colorado's defensive coordinator Kent Baer and corners coach Andy LaRussa per Mark Anderson. At UNLV, we understand LaRussa will coach safeties / special teams. We can confirm the hires.
Toledo: USA Today reports that Matt Campbell will earn $495,000 next season under his new agreement.
Lindenwood (D-II - MO): Lindenwood is looking for 2 graduate assistant coaches. Having an undergraduate of a 3.0 GPA, or higher, is required and previous collegiate experience coaching or playing is required. The job includes coaching a position, recruiting, use of digital editing system, and other administrative duties as assigned by the head coach and coordinator. The position will begin immediately. Compensation includes combination of stipend and classes. Candidates should email resume to email@example.com.
Nebraska Kearney (D-II): Head coach Josh Lamberson has announced that Ken Gordon has been hired as defensive coordinator / secondary coach. Gordon previously served as defensive coordinator at Emporia State, Minnesota State-Mankato, and Peirce JC (CA). Gordon was the defensive backs / special teams coordinator at Northwest Missouri State this past season. Matt Miller is the only holdover being retained at UNK.
Greenville College (D-III - IL): Greenville College seeking applications for a graduate assistant position on defense. The positions require a highly motivated person to assist with the implementation of practices, evaluation of student athletes, off and on campus recruiting, scouting and other duties assigned by the head football coach. This is a 12 month position that includes housing, tuition waiver, stipend and board. Greenville College is a Free Methodist liberal arts college whose faculty and staff affirm a Statement of Faith and adhere to lifestyle expectations. Applicants need to send a cover letter, resume, statement of faith, and 3 names of references to Robbie.firstname.lastname@example.org. No phone calls please.
NY Jets: According to Adam Schefter, Jets owner Woody Johnson is "preparing to hire former Texans and Redskins GM Charley Casserly as a consultant in the event the organization decides to make any changes, per league sources."
Tulsa: Bowling Green co-offensive coordinators Sterlin Gilbert and Matt Mattox will join Philip Montgomery's staff reports SI. Gilbert was the 2013 FootballScoop FCS Coordinator of the Year when they were with Dino Babers at Eastern Illinois. We have confirmed the hires as well.
Virginia Tech: Bud Foster hints to the Roanoke Times that an extension is coming soon with the Hokies. We see that the Richmond Times Dispatch has reported the same as well. Update > Foster's new deal will pay him $900,000 annually over five years per Andy Bitter.
Colorado State: Scott provided an update last night on FootballScoop radio. The 4 minute update.
Bethune Cookman (FCS): Per source, Terry Sims will be announced as the new head coach this afternoon. Sims served as the assistant head coach / special teams coordinator / defensive backs coach the past five seasons for the program. Sources tell us a significant portion of the coaching staff will remain at Bethune with coach Sims.
Toledo: Head coach Matt Campbell has signed an extension through 2020, per the Toledo Blade & ESPN. An official announcement is expected later today. Campbell's current deal runs through 2017 and pays a base salary of $285,000. Update > The school has now announced the extension.
LSU: Defensive coordinator John Chavis has agreed to a new three year deal worth $4 million to remain at LSU, according to Derek Ponamsky of ESPN Baton Rouge.
UNC Pembroke (D-II - NC): UNC Pembroke is looking to hire a full-time offensive line coach. Master's degree in PE/Health/Recreation required. Please send resumes and cover letter to head coach Shane Richardson at email@example.com.
Malone (D-II - OH): Malone University, an NCAA Division II institution located in Canton, OH, is seeking applications for a graduate assistant position on defense. The positions require a highly motivated person to assist with the implementation of practices, evaluation of student athletes, off and on campus recruiting, scouting and other duties assigned by the head football coach. This is an 11 month position that includes housing, tuition waiver, stipend and some board. Malone University is an evangelical Christian liberal arts college associated with the Friends Church whose faculty and staff affirm a Statement of Faith and adhere to lifestyle expectations. Applicants need to send a cover letter, resume, statement of faith, and 3 names of references to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Morehead State (FCS - KY): Former Kentucky Christian (NAIA) head coach Zach Moore has been hired to coach the linebackers, per source.