Monday December 9, 2013
Wake Forest: Wake Forest has offered the head job to Dave Clawson according to Bruce Feldman. If Clawson accepts, and it would be surprising if he didn't, we along with many in the coaching profession presume Bowling Green's first call is to DJ Durkin at Florida. Update> SI & others are now reporting that Clawson has accepted the job. Here's what you need to know.
See our full list of head coaching changes from the NFL to NAIA.
Wyoming: Craig Bohl came out this afternoon and confirmed that he has retained Pete Kaligis (position to be determined).
Washington: For bowl game preparations, offensive grad assistant Kenyon Blue will coach the running backs and tight ends coach Jordan PaoPao will take over the special teams responsibilities.
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Washington: Chris Petersen's summary agreement can be seen here. In short, five years averaging $3.6 million before incentives. His buyout begins at $3 million in year one, $2.5 million in years 2 and 3 and $1.5 million in year 4. Washington will pay the $750,000 buyout that is owed to Boise State.
Seton Hill (D-II - PA): The Seton Hill University Athletic Department has two full-time openings for assistant football coaches working the quarterbacks and receivers. A bachelor’s degree is required, master’s preferred. Two years prior college coaching experience preferred. The salary range is $27,744 – $31,212. E-mail letter of interest, resume and references to Mr. Isaac Collins, Head Football Coach email@example.com. Applications will be accepted until position is filled. Please no phone calls.
FAU: Eddie Gran is no longer involved with the process per Bruce Feldman.
USC: We hear Sark is trying to lure Arizona State recruiting coordinator / tight ends coach Chip Long to SC. We'll keep you posted.
Here's the complete list of notable bowl gifts for 2013-2014
Montana Tech (NAIA): Montana Tech is currently accepting applications for an offensive coordinator / quarterbacks coaching position. Coaching duties include: coordinate and supervise all offensive scheme implementation, oversee offensive coaching assistants, assist with all public relations and administrative functions. Send letter of application, resume, and references to Cmorrell@mtech.edu. No phone calls please.
Weber State (FCS): Sources tell us that Brandon Doman, Justin Ena and Gary Crowton are all being considered by the AD. We'll keep you posted. We had been told that Aaron Roderick was being considered as well; but have heard that he is not interested in the job and is not a candidate.
Michigan State: AD Mark Hollis said raises are coming for head coach Mark Dantonio and his assistants following the Spartans' Big Ten championship. Dantonio makes $1.96 million a year according to USA Today.
Boise State: Bryan Harsin is interviewing today at Boise according to Bruce Feldman. We also hear that Dirk Koetter is interviewing today as well.
Nebraska-Kearney (D-II): This post has been temporarily removed at the request of their Human Resources department.
Rutgers: Joe Rossi will coordinate the defense in the bowl game on top of his special teams coordinator duties, grad assistant Darnell Stapleton will coach the offensive line and offensive coordinator Ron Prince will coach the quarterbacks.
USC: Defensive grad assistant Ross Cumming will coach the defensive lineman in USC's bowl practices. Cumming worked with the outside linebackers this season.
UConn: Connecticut has formally requested permission to talk to Michigan State defensive coordinator Pat Narduzzi.
Our finalists for the Running Backs Coach of the Year have been announced
West Alabama: West Alabama will announce their new head coach later today. We hear Brett Gilliland (quarterbacks coach - Kennesaw State) is the choice. Update >> We have confirmed.
Wyoming: Craig Bohl's agreement is five years with a base salary of $750,000 which he can bring up to $1.2 million through incentives.
Seton Hill (D-II - PA): The Seton Hill University Athletic Department has a part-time 10 month intern position (paid over 12 months) coaching the running backs. The purpose of this position is to recruit, coach, and retain full roster team. A bachelor’s degree is required, master’s preferred. Two years prior college coaching experience preferred. Special Teams experience desired and on the road recruiting experience at the college level is required. Annual compensation is $11,000, incumbent will also be provided with $800 in dining hall flex annually. No housing or benefits offered. E-mail letter of interest, resume and references to Mr. Isaac Collins, Head Football Coach firstname.lastname@example.org. Applications will be accepted until position is filled. Please no phone calls.