Monday January 11, 2016
The AFCA convention gets popping today. Make sure you're following @FootballScoop, @CoachSamz and @zach_barnett (Fair warning: Steve Spurrier quotes at 2 p.m. CT!) and for the latest from San Antonio.
N.C. State: The Wolfpack have hired Boise State offensive coordinator Eliah Drinkwitz to the same position.
Chicago Bears: Quarterbacks coach Dowell Loggains has been named offensive coordinator, replacing new Dolphins head coach Adam Gase.
San Francisco 49ers: The Giants have granted permission for the Niners to interview Tom Coughlin.
Auburn: Sources confirm to FootballScoop that Penn State offensive line coach Herb Hand will be the new offensive line coach at Auburn.
Missouri: Per source Arkansas State offensive line coach / co-OC Glen Elarbee will be the new offensive line coach at Mizzou. Elarbee recently turned down the same offer at Maryland.
Oregon: Per source, Washington State's Dave Yost will be the new quarterbacks coach at Oregon.
Georgia: Kirby Smart will hire former Dogs assistant Mike Cavan as a special assistant to the head coach according to the Atlanta Journal-Constitution.
Detroit Lions: Head coach Jim Caldwell is set to meet with team brass, including GM Bob Quinn, according to Ian Rapoport.
Edinboro: Per source, Ball State special teams coordinator Justin Lustig will be the new head coach at Edinboro.
Georgia: Per sources, Snow College (JC - UT) offensive line coach Rafe Maughan is heading to Georgia in an offensive quality control role.
Boise State: Per sources, Snow College (JC - UT) defensive line coach Latu Heimuli will be the new defensive graduate assistant.
Georgia Southern: Central HS (GA) head coach Rico Zackery is heading to Georgia Southern as director of recruiting operations.
Houston Texans: The Texans have let go wide receivers coach Stan Hixon.
AFCA: Todd Berry will succeed Grant Teaff as the AFCA's executive director. Read more here.
Millikin (D-III - IL): Per source, the entire staff has been let go and new head coach Dan Gritti has retained only offensive line coach Patrick Allgeier, who has been with the program over two decades.