Monday February 18, 2013

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Old Dominion (FCS - VA): Defensive line coach Dealton Cotton has been released. Sources tell us Bill Dee will move to defensive line and former Western Michigan defensive coordinator Rich Nagy has joined the staff as defensive coordinator. 

New Mexico State: Doug Martin has announced the promotion of graduate assistant Kevin McKeethan to tight ends coach. McKeethan will also serve as the staff's academic liason. 

Charleston Southern (FCS - SC): Jamey Chadwell has announced he is bringing Gabe Giardina with him from his Delta State staff. Giardina, who coached at Charleston Southern from 2008-11 before joining Chadwell at Delta State in 2012, will be the offensive coordinator and offensive line coach. 

Moravian College (D-III - PA): The school announced the hiring of Tim McGorry as offensive coordinator today. McGorry spent the 2012 season as the offensive coordinator at Parkland (PA) High School. 

Nevada: Sources tell us former Tulane director of football operations David Fox has taken the same position at Nevada under Brian Polian. 

Oklahoma State: Former Cowboys quarterback Bobby Reid has been hired as an assistant under director of football operations Mack Butler according to multiple outlets. 

Fresno State: Former Cal director of football operations Mike McHugh will join the Fresno State staff in the same capacity sources tell us. 

Texas Tech: Joe Schad reports that Kliff Kingsbury's contract is worth $10.5 million for five years, with bonuses that could bring it up to $13.5 million. That figure is almost identical to Tommy Tuberville's salary at Texas Tech, according to the USA Today database, which places him 9th in the Big 12. 

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Gardner-Webb (FCS - NC): Gardner-Webb University is seeking a BCS or FBS football game for the 2014 season. The following dates are available: September 6, September 20, and September 27. If interested, please contact Chuck Burch, Vice President for Athletics at cburch@gardner-webb.edu or (704) 406-4342.

Kentucky: Sources tell us Florida State defensive grad assistant Joe Scola is expected to join Mark Stoops' staff in a player development roll. 

South Carolina State (FCS): Sources tell us Joe Blackwell will return to South Carolina State as offensive coordinator. The former OC at Norfolk State spent this past season as offensive coordinator at Carolina Forrest HS.

Clark Atlanta (D-II - GA): Clark Atlanta is looking for a home game on October 12, 2013. Those interested please contact head coach Kevin Weston at kweston@cau.edu

Sul Ross State (D-III - TX): Sul Ross State will have two candidates on campus to interview this week for the head coach / athletic director position. Smithson Valley HS (TX) head coach / athletic director Larry Hill will interview Tuesday, and John Carroll University (D-III - OH) associate head coach / offensive coordinator Ronald Dolciato will interview on Friday.

Alabama: Mario Cristobal will be the new offensive line coach at Alabama according to Jeremy Fowler. 5 weeks ago Cristobal had accepted the associate head coach / tight ends job at Miami. Multiple other outlets are confirming.

IUP: Sources tell us Adrian College offensive coordinator Tyler Haines will be the new offensive coordinator at IUP.

Fresno State: Sources tell us Missouri S&T head coach David Brown will join the Fresno State staff coaching the defensive backs. 

Western Michigan: Head coach PJ Fleck will make $392,000 annually over his five year contract. Fleck will make a base salary of $210,000 and an additional $182,500 for media and public appearances.

Los Angeles Pierce College (JC): L.A. Pierce College is now accepting applications for defensive intern positions. All positions are unpaid with some meals included. Interested candidates should email a cover letter and resume to defensive coordinator, John Meyer, at meyerja@piercecollege.edu. Ideal candidates are from the greater Los Angeles region. Emails only please.

Marist (FCS - NY): Sources tell us longtime offensive line coach Bill Roos will not return to the staff. 

NCAA: Vice president of enforcement Julie Roe Lach has been fired according to Yahoo Sports. 

Ohio Dominican (D-II): Ohio Dominican has two open dates for the 2013 season. The dates are September 7 and October 26. We are looking for one to be a home game. We are willing to play NAIA, D-II, or FCS school. Please contact Nick Decker at 614-506-3727 or at deckern@ohiodominican.edu

Northern Michigan (D-II): Northern Michigan University is looking to schedule a game for the 2013 season. The game can be played on Sept 5, 6or 7. A guarantee will be given for a home contest. Please contact Head Coach Chris Ostrowsky if you are interested at 906-227-1169.

Wake Forest: Taylor Stubblefield has been announced as receivers coach. Stubblefield was an All-American receiver at Purdue, and most recently coached the receivers at New Mexico.

Illinois: Sources tell us associate recruiting coordinator Mike Bellamy will be promoted to receivers coach. Also, Marcus Berry (formerly of UNC) has now been officially announced as director of player personnel. 

Culver-Stockton (NAIA - MO): Culver-Stockton has a quarterbacks position open. College coaching experience required. Please send resume, cover letter and 3 references to head football coach Jeff Duvendeck at jduvendeck@culver.edu.

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Dickinson College (D-III - PA): Dickinson College is seeking a Defensive Intern to coach linebackers. Duties to include but not limited to video breakdown, practice and game preparation, recruitment of qualified student-athletes; and other duties as assigned by the head coach. Collegiate playing and or coaching experience preferred. Room, board, and a stipend provided. Email cover letter, resume, and references to Darwin Breaux at breaux@dickinson.edu. No phone calls please.

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Waldorf College (NAIA - IA): Sources tell us former Independence CC defensive backs coach David Simmons will join the Waldorf staff in the same capacity. 

Pitt: Defensive backs coach Matt House will serve as defensive coordinator and John Palermo will join the staff, the program has announced. Palermo will serve as defensive ends / linebackers. Further, Hank Poteat is joining the staff as a defensive grad assistant working with the corners. Several weeks ago we were told that House would call the defense. To recap the rest of the staff; Brooks Bollinger (quarterbacks), Inoke Breckterfield (defensive line), Bobby Engram (receivers), Chris Haering (linebackers), Jim Hueber (offensive line), Desmond Robinson (running backs), Nate Tice (offensive grad assistant), Mickey Turner (offensive grad assistant), Hank Poteat (defensive grad assistant and corners coach), Spencer Whipple (defensive grad assistant).

College of Wooster (D-III - OH): Sources tell us that Rose-Hulman (D-III - IN) linebackers coach Sam Bauman is the new linebackers coach at Wooster.

Marshall: Adam Fuller will coach the linebackers, as announced by head coach Doc Holliday.