Monday February 4, 2013
We hear Coach Peal's surgery went very well today and he is in recovery and hoping to be home by the end of the week. Thanks to everyone for your continuing support.
Eastern Michigan: Sources tell us Fort Lewis College (D-II - CO) offensive line coach Brad Wilson will be the new offensive line coach at Eastern.
Cal: Jeff Tedford has reportedly reached a settlement with the university. Tedford will receive as much as $5.5 million, beginning with a $1.65 million payment on or before April 1. Tedford is also due $1.8 million by April 1, 2014 and $1.95 million by April 1, 2015. Tedford and the university will split evenly any amount he receives above $1.5 million that he earns before Dec. 31, 2015 as a college head coach or as an NFL head coach or assistant.
North Texas: Sources tell us cornerbacks coach Justin Gaines has resigned to pursue other opportunities.
Dallas Cowboys: The Cowboys have now announced Derek Dooley as receivers coach. Jimmy Robinson moves into a coaching consultant role.
Assumption College (D-II - MA): Sources tell us Salve Regina (D-III - RI) head coach Bob Chesney has accepted the same role at Assumption.
FIU: Kevin Wolthausen has joined the staff as special teams coach. Wolthausen coached the defensive line at Purdue last season. Jeff Popovich, who coached the special teams last season, will now exclusively coach the defensive backs.
Northern Illinois: Pat McAvoy will serve as the offensive grad assistant this season, working with the offensive line, and Olaitan Oguntodu will work as the defensive grad assistant working with the linebackers.
William Paterson (D-III - NJ): Defensive coordinator Chadd Braine has resigned to go into personal business and the job has been posted.
Doug Martin was officially introduced as the head coach at New Mexico State today. He's more than a little excited about it.
Millikin (D-III - IL): Sources tell us that Will Roth, a former Millikin player, has been hired to coach the running backs.
UConn: Defensive line coach Hank Hughes has been elevated to defensive coordinator. The school also announced today that Matt Cersosimo has been moved to cornerbacks coach after coaching the Huskies' wide receivers for seven years.
Lindenwood University (D-II - MO):Lindenwood is looking to fill an open date on November 16, 2013. We would prefer a home game (guarantee money) but will listen to offers to play away. Interested in any / all levels of opponent. Contact Shawn Nagel at firstname.lastname@example.org. Lindenwood University is located in St Charles, MO about 20 minutes from downtown St. Louis.
St. Anselm (D-II - NH): Manchester West HS (NH) head coach Jim Lauzon has joined the staff and will coach the tight ends and inside receivers.
Dayton (FCS - OH): The University of Dayton is accepting applications for an internship in the position of Secondary Assistant Football Coach. Primary responsibilities include: assisting with recruiting student-athletes; training players in team and individual environments; and assisting with sports camps.This is a full time, 9-month position with benefits with a one-year optional renewal. This internship may require some evening and weekend work. Qualified applicants will have a Bachelor’s Degree (minimum), experience playing or coaching the secondary in college, experience with non-scholarship football recruiting, a valid driver’s license with less than 6 points, and must be able to work some evenings, weekends and holidays. Preferably, the successful candidate will have demonstrated skills in working collegiate sports camps, experience in using video equipment and in video recording/editing and experience in strength training.Applications will be accepted through February 14, 2013 online only at http://jobs.udayton.edu.
FIU: We hear director of football operations Joey Corey is leaving the staff.
Arizona Cardinals: Yesterday morning Phoenix reporter Mike Jurecki reported that former Southern head coach Stump Mitchell would be the new Cardinals running backs coach.
Dallas Cowboys: We hear that former Tennessee head coach Derek Dooley will officially join the staff later today. As previously reported by Adam Schefter, Dooley will coach the receivers.