Monday February 27, 2012
Wisconsin: Despite the interest from the Rams, we have learned that running backs coach Thomas Hammock plans to remain with Wisconsin.
LSU: We learned tonight that Nebraska defensive backs coach Corey Raymond has accepted the same role at LSU. Raymond played at LSU and served in several off the field roles at LSU from 2006-2008.
Iowa: Former Texas offensive coordinator Greg Davis has officially been named offensive coordinator / quarterbacks coach for the Hawkeyes.
Kentucky: As we told you back on the 17th, Pat Washington has now officially been named receivers / passing game coordinator at Kentucky.
Kentucky Wesleyan (D-II): Defensive coordinator Dan Crume has accepted the head coaching position at Apollo HS (KY).
Greenville College (D-III - IL): We have learned offensive grad assistant Andrew Rode has been promoted to a full-time defensive assistant coach. We hear the finalists have been contacted for the open grad assistant positions.
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Emporia State (D-II - KS): We have learned that Missouri S&T (D-II) linebackers / special teams coordinator Bryan Nardo has been hired to coach the linebackers and defensive backs coach Oscar Rodriguez has been promoted to defensive coordinator.
Spring Director of Football Operations Clinic: This year's clinic will be held May 7 & 8 at the Omni Hotel in downtown Fort Worth, TX. Details to come.
Auburn: We hear the grad assistant and quality control jobs at Auburn are full. Former Auburn quarterback Adam Stewart has been promoted to offensive quality control and defensive quality control Karibi Dede has been promoted to defensive grad assistant.
Navarro College: We have learned that Auburn defensive grad assistant Dustin Landry has accepted the defensive coordinator position at Navarro.
Pittsburgh Steelers: We hear Duke offensive quality control Shaun Sarrett has been hired in the same capacity by the Steelers.
Hamilton Tiger-Cats (CFL): We hear former Idaho State head coach, most recently coaching the defensive tackles at Weber State, John Zamberlin will be named linebackers coach for Hamilton.
The College of New Jersey (D-III): We have learned that University of Miami (FL) offensive graduate assistant Tony Sorrentino has accepted the quarterbacks coach / pass game coordinator job.
Purdue: Nevada offensive graduate assistant Kevin Maurice has accepted the same position at Purdue.
Pittsburgh: Paul Chryst has officially announced the hirings of Desmond Robinson (running backs), Brooks Bollinger (quarterbacks) and Dann Kabala (player personnel director). Robinson is Pitt alum and has nearly 30 years of coaching experience in the college, prep and professional ranks. Bollinger spent last fall as the head coach at Hill Murray HS (MN), and Kabala joins the staff after serving in various off the field roles with Arkansas the past four seasons, most recently as director of on campus recruiting.
Murray State (FCS): We have learned that Eastern New Mexico inside receivers coach Ross Jenkins has been hired to coach the receivers at Murray State.
Anna Maria College (D-III - MA): Sources tell us offensive coordinator Brian Hayes is no longer with the staff.
Miami: We hear the offensive grad assistant job is open.
Lamar: We have learned that former Central Oklahoma head coach Chuck Langston will join the staff as director of football operations.
Northwestern Oklahoma State University: NWOSU is looking for 2 football games on Oct. 20 & 27. Would prefer a home game on the 27th and would consider paying a guarantee. We could travel Oct. 20. Please call Head Football Coach Alan Hall at (580)327-8488 or send email to email@example.com
Utah: We hear Utah State offensive grad assistant Robert Conley has joined the staff as a grad assistant. Should Gary Andersen be getting some sort of talent identification / development fee?
Defiance College (D-III - OH): Bryan Driskell has been brought on staff to serve as the receivers coach and recruiting coordinator.
Ohio Wesleyan: We have learned that Lake Erie College offensive line coach Ian Formaz will join the Ohio Wesleyan staff in the same capacity.
Central Arkansas (FCS): Head coach Clint Conque has received an extension through 2015 and a raise to $168,000 plus bonuses. We also noted that the assistants at Central Arkansas have a bonus plan as well that includes incentives for both on field goals and team academic performance.
Miami (OH): Sources tell us that Don Treadwell plans to move offensive coordinator John Klacik to tight ends (from OL). We hear they plan to bring Ed Stults in to coach the offensive line. Stults was at Columbia High School in Lake City, FL. We hear there is a good chance that receivers coach Mike Bath moves over to quarterbacks. We'll keep you posted.
Fresno State: We have learned that David Stenklyft will join the staff as defensive grad assistant. Stenklyft was defensive quality control at A&M with Tim DeRuyter and Nick Toth.
Pearl River CC: Former Arkansas linebacker Sam Olajubutu has been hired to coach the linebackers at Pearl River. Olajubutu was on the Coffeyville CC staff this past season.
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