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Saturday February 9, 2013

Saturday February 9, 2013

Former Fresno State, Washington State and Montana State head coach Jim Sweeney passed away on Friday. Sweeney, 83, won 200 games in 32 years as a head coach, and left Fresno State as the school's all-time wins leader with 144 victories. The field at Fresno State is named in his honor. 

Purdue: Sources tell us Marshall wide receivers coach Gerad Parker is headed to Purdue as tight ends coach. 

Delaware: The school has officially announced Sean Devine as offensive coordinator, Tim Weaver as defensive coordinator and John Perry as passing game coordinator/quarterbacks coach. 

Illinois: Sources tell us that Greg Colby, who recently resigned as head coach at Millersville University (D-II - PA), will become the new defensive line coach at Illinois.

Tennessee Titans: NFL veteran assistant Steve Hoffman has joined the staff as assistant special teams coordinator. Hoffman most recently served on staff with the Raiders.

Marshall: Chattanooga defensive coordinator Adam Fuller has accepted the same a position at Marshall.

Washington Redskins: Phillip Daniels has been let go after one year as the Redskins' director of player development according to Mike Jones of the Washington Post. 

New Orleans Saints: Rob Ryan has officially joined the staff as defensive coordinator. Also, Stan Kwan has been named assistant special teams coordinator.

Iowa: Sources tell us former Colorado and Texas wide receivers coach Bobby Kennedy and former Virginia defensive coordinator Jim Reid will likely join the staff. 

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