Saturday January 16, 2016
Ted Marchibroda, formerly the head coach for the Baltimore Colts, Indianapolis Colts and Baltimore Ravens and offensive coordinator with the Bears, Lions, Eagles and Colts, passed away today. He was 84. Please keep his friends and family in your thoughts and prayers.
Miami Dolphins: Indianapolis Colts quarterbacks coach Clyde Christensen is leaving to become the offensive coordinator with the Dolphins, according to Adam Schefter. Christensen had been with the Colts organization for 14 seasons.
Tennessee Titans: The Titans are hiring Mike Mularkey as their new head coach, Adam Schefter is reporting. Mularkey led the Titans to a 2-7 mark as the interim head coach this season and was widely regarded as the favorite for the full-time post.
Oregon: The Ducks have hired Brady Hoke as their new defensive coordinator. More on the hire. Fox Sports reports that Hoke has a three-year deal.
Utah State: Former Vanderbilt defensive coordinator Dave Kotulski will be the new linebackers coach at Utah State.
Arkansas Pine Bluff (FCS): Head coach Monte Coleman has agreed to a two year contract extension. Troy Schulte notes the Golden Lions were 2-9 this year and 8-25 the past three seasons.
Baltimore Ravens: In addition to Leslie Frazier, the Ravens have also added Joe Cullen (defensive line) who coached the DL for the Bucs the past two seasons. Clarence Brooks will now serve as senior defensive assistant. Matt Weiss will now coach linebackers and Scott Cohen will now serve as coaching assistant / opponent analysis.
Hiram (D-III - OH): Offensive coordinator Henry Stanford has been promoted to head coach and defensive coordinator David Price has added the title of associate head coach.
UTEP: Former Hawaii and SMU defensive coordinator Tom Mason will be UTEP new defensive coordinator reports MinerRush.
Indiana: USF defensive coordinator Tom Allen is joining Kevin Wilson's staff in the same capacity. Current defensive coordinator Brian Knorr will not return.
South Florida: With Allen leaving, USF will promote Raymond Woodie to defensive coordinator.
Oklahoma State: OSU is considering a contract extension for head coach Mike Gundy according to Bill Haisten of the Tulsa World.
Cleveland Browns: New head coach Hue Jackson said he will be the team's play-caller and does not plan to hire an offensive coordinator. Adam Caplan reports that offensive coordinator John DeFilippo has been released from his contract.
Baltimore Ravens: Leslie Frazier will be the Ravens' secondary coach.