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Saturday January 8, 2011

Saturday January 8, 2011

Let us know what you are hearing. Send emails to or text message 662-202-6408. Since 1999, all sources have remained confidential.

Senior Bowl: The coaching staffs of the Bengals and Bills will coach at the 2011 Under Armour Senior Bowl.

UCONN: Our sources tell us that UCONN officials will talk with Arkansas offensive coordinator / quarterbacks coach Garrick McGee.

Ohio State: What names are you hearing for the wide receivers job at Ohio State? Send an email to or text message 662-202-6408.

Miami (OH): FootballScoop has just learned that new head coach Don Treadwell has cleaned house. Our source tells us that the strength coach, DFO, grad assistants, and interim head coach Lance Guidry are all out. We are told all assistants will be paid through January 31 and will NOT receive a bowl bonus.

Arkansas State: FootballScoop has confirmed that Arkansas State defensive backs coach Cory Batoon has been retained by new head coach Hugh Freeze.

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Trinity Valley CC: We have learned that Midwestern State grad assistant / assistant defensive line coach Blake Bryan accepted the defensive line job at Trinity Valley CC.

UCONN: We hear former Miami (FL) offensive coordinator Mark Whipple interviewed with UCONN.

Concord University (WV): Offensive line coach Garin Justice was promoted to head coach.

Florida State: Jimbo Fisher agreed to a new 5-year contract worth $2.75 million per year.

Miami (OH): We have learned that Kent State defensive coordinator Pete Rekstis has accepted the same position at Miami (OH). We are also hearing that Lockhaven head coach John Klacik has accepted the offensive line job under new head coach Don Treadwell.

Clemson: FootballScoop has confirmed that Duke defensive coordinator / defensive line coach Marion Hobby accepted a huge offer to join Dabo Swinney's staff at Clemson. Hobby previously coached at Clemson under Tommy Bowden before accepting Sean Payton's offer to join the New Orleans Saints staff. 

Cleveland Browns: The Browns will interview NY Giants defensive coordinator Perry Fewell.

Augustana College (SD): a Division II school that competes in the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference, is looking for a Graduate Assistant to coach linebackers. Previous coaching or playing experience as a linebacker is preferred but not necessary. The successful candidate must possess an undergraduate GPA of a 3.0 or better to be accepted into the graduate program. The coach will have full coaching responsibilities for the linebackers and will also have special team responsibilities. The position is a 10-month contract with a stipend of $6,000 for duration of the contract, including a meal plan. There will also be an opportunity to teach summer courses through the HPER department. Position to be filled immediately. If interested, please email resume and transcripts to Head Coach Mike Aldrich at and please indicate if you will be in Dallas for the convention.