Saturday February 18, 2012
Pitt: Paul Chryst has announced some shuffling of the offensive coaching staff. Joe Rudolph will coach the tight ends and also serve as offensive coordinator, and Jim Hueber will coach the offensive line.
Tampa Bay Bucs: Pitt offensive line coach / offensive coordinator Bob Bostad has accepted the offensive line job.
Bucknell: We hear that defensive line coach Matt Borich will serve as the co-defensive coordinator (run game), and Alleghany defensive coordinator Mike Kashurba will join the staff to serve as co-defensive coordinator (pass game).
Iowa: The Hawkeyes have hired New England tight ends coach Brian Ferentz to coach the offensive line. Administrative assistant LaVar Woods has been promoted to linebackers coach.
Bryant University (FCS - RI): Terry Owens has accepted the receivers position at Bryant. Owens previously served on staff at Cheyney University (D-II - PA) where he coached the receivers and coordinated the special teams.
Buffalo: James Madison defensive backs coach Maurice Linguist has accepted a position at Buffalo.
Rutgers: We have learned that Central Florida defensive line coach Jim Panagos will join the staff.
West Virginia: Arkansas State defensive coordinator Keith Patterson has accepted the same position with West Virginia. Patterson was with Todd Graham at Pitt prior to taking the Arkansas State job.
Mississippi State: Northwestern assistant director of video operations Niel Stopczynski has been hired as the assistant recruiting coordinator for the Bulldogs.