Monday January 10, 2011
Michigan State: Our sources tell us that Mark Dantonio will settle on an offensive coordinator before hiring a wide receivers coach.
Dallas Cowboys: Schefter reports the Cowboys have talked with Vic Fangio.
Boise State: Brent Pease will coach the quarterbacks and serve as offensive coordinator. Robert Prince will coach the wide receivers. He will also have the title of passing game coordinator.
Ole Miss: Houston Nutt has hired Miami Dolphins quarterbacks coach David Lee as offensive coordinator / quarterbacks coach. Dave Rader will not return to the Ole Miss staff.
Pitt: Tulsa head coach Todd Graham accepted the head coaching job.
All Coaches Welcome: FootballScoop Coaches Happy Hour begins at 5 pm tonight in the Stemmons Ball Room near the lobby entrance. Free beer. We're hearing Michigan AD Dave Brandon will try to make it, so he can announce the new Michigan head coach.
Minnesota Vikings: The Vikings will interview Denver special teams coordinator Mike Priefer for the same position.
Denver Broncos: The Broncos have asked permission to interview New Orleans Saints defensive coordinator Gregg Williams.
Carolina Panthers: There is a report the Panthers are close to finalizing a deal with San Diego Chargers defensive coordinator Ron Rivera.
Ohio State: We have heard that Jim Tressel may stay within the conference to fill the open wide receivers job at Ohio State.
West Virginia Wesleyan: We hear that former College of Holy Cross player Dakota Allosso has accepted a grad assistant job at West Virginia Wesleyan.
West Alabama: Our sources tell us that West Alabama wide receivers coach Desmond Lindsey has added the title of assistant head coach & recruiting coordinator.
Bluefield College: which is starting a new NAIA program in Bluefield, Virginia, is accepting applications for a Defensive Coordinator. Candidates must have at least 5 years of college coaching experience, preferably as a Coordinator, and have a knowledge of the 3-4 scheme. To apply, email letter of application, resume and statement of faith to: email@example.com. Please, no phone calls.
Michigan State: Our sources tell us that Mark Dantonio has interest in former Florida wide receivers coach / passing game coordinator Zach Azzanni.
Western Michigan: We are hearing that St. Joseph's College head coach A.J. Ricker has accepted the offensive line job at Western Michigan.
Miami (OH): Our sources tell us that former interim head coach / defensive backs coach Lance Guidry will interview for a defensive coordinator position at another college in the next few days.
Denver Broncos: Today, the Broncos will interview former Carolina Panthers head coach John Fox.
Dallas Cowboys: According to multiple reports, wide receivers coach Ray Sherman will not return.
Checklist for Monday: 1. Rehydrate. 2. Go see the DSV guys in the exhibit hall and have them demo their products for you. 3. Stop by the SpeedTracs booth and thank them for sponsoring the FootballScoop Coaches of the Year awards (spend a minute with them and you will be impressed with their offerings). 4. Relax and catch up with your friends. 5.5:00 pm - FootballScoop Happy Hour in the Atrium Lobby (Stemmons Ballroom). Come have a beer with us. 7:30 Oregon vs. Auburn. 6: Late night scene.
Elon University: NC State running backs coach Jason Swepson accepted the head coaching job at Elon University.
Green Bay Blizzard (IFL): Cleveland Gladiators (AFL) defensive coordinator Ron Miller has accepted the offensive coordinator job with the Green Bay Blizzard.
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