Monday December 3, 2012
Colorado: Butch Jones spent a well documented day (local media everywhere) in Boulder. The offer is on the table. We'll see what he decides.
Idaho: Paul Petrino's salary and the salary pool for the assistants will be in line with the previous staff's.
Florida State: Sources tell us James Coley will not leave for Kentucky. D.J. Eliot on the other hand...we're told is headed to Kentucky. Will update.... Update> Eliot is confirmed to Kentucky.
Changing Jobs?: The good people over at Scenic Wealth Management have streamlined the financial process of changing jobs as a coach. If you are looking for an independent advisor to assist in developing a mortgage strategy, enrolling in benefits, or rolling over your retirement assets contact Scenic Wealth or visit www.scenicwealth.com for more information.
Hiram (D-III - OH): We have learned that former Capital University head coach Henry Stanford has been named assistant head coach / offensive coordinator at Hiram.
East Central CC (MS): Sources tell us head coach Brian Anderson will not return.
South Carolina: Steve Spurrier has received a two year extension through 2017.
Kliff Kingsbury named 2012 Offensive Coordinator of the Year
Florida: Florida has now confirmed the hiring of Joker Phillips (receivers/recruiting coordinator).
Southern (FCS - LA): Southern has announced six semifinalists for its head coaching job: Alabama State special teams coordinator John Hendricks, Bethune-Cookman head coach Brian Jenkins, SU interim head coach Dawson Odums, Nevada offensive line coach James Spady and two coaches who wish to remain anonymous.
Southeastern University (NAIA - FL): Sources tell us former Northwestern Oklahoma State head coach Keith Barefield will be named head coach at Southeastern in Lakeland, FL. The NAIA program begins play in 2014.
App State (FCS): Sources close to the situation tell us both App State offensive coordinator Scott Satterfield and South Carolina offensive line coach (co-coordinator) Shawn Elliott are "lead candidates".
Augustana (D-II - SD): Athletic Director Bill Gross has announced the three finalists for the head coaching job and they are; Missouri S&T head coach David Brown II, former Colorado State state quarterbacks coach Daren Wilkinson, and St. Olaf head coach Jerry Olszewski. Each of the candidates will be on campus to interview Tuesday through Friday of this week.
Hendrix College (D-III - AR): Jordan Neal has been named offensive coordinator. Neal spent last season as the offensive line coach at Texas Lutheran University and has previously served as the offensive coordinator at Howard Payne University.
Philadelphia Eagles: According to reports, offensive line coach Howard Mudd will retire at the end of the season.
Missouri: Offensive coordinator Dave Yost has resigned. In the announcement Yost cited "personal reasons". Here's the initial information.
Florida: Sources tell us Will Muschamp has agreed to hire Joker Phillips (wide receivers plus additional duties). Look for Joker to be announced & to start working later this week.
Colorado: Sources confirm to us that Butch Jones is on his way to Colorado to meet with their administration. The Denver Post has reported that Colorado is prepared to offer Jones $13.5 million over 5 years. We'll keep you posted...
Toronto Argonauts: The defending CFL champions have hired Marcus Brady as offensive coordinator.
Idaho: We hear Paul Petrino plans to offer positions to at least one colleague from the staff at Arkansas; but with the possibility out there that Bobby will get a high profile job, it might be a while before Paul can finalize his staff. We'll keep you updated.
Catawba (D-II - NC): Look for Western Carolina (FCS) defensive coordinator Curtis Walker's hiring to be made official today at Catawba.
Take a look at our finalists for the D-II coordinator of the year
Philadelphia Eagles: The team has announced that defensive line coach Jim Washburn has been relieved of his duties. Tommy Brasher has been brought on board to coach the defensive line, where he previously served as a position coach for the Eagles from 1999 to 2005.
Here are our finalists for the D-III coordinator of the year.
The "update" to the FootballScoop iPhone App is now available. Update is free for those that have previously purchased the app. On iPads we recommend using Safari to view the site.