Saturday July 28, 2012
Carson-Newman (D-II - TN): We have learned that University of Pikeville (NAIA - KY) running backs coach De'Rail Sims has accepted the same position at Carson-Newman.
Bethel College (NAIA - KS): Head coach Travis Graber has resigned. The school says they plan to hire an interim coach for the season. We'll keep you posted.
Wagner College (FCS - NY): A number of changes we're hearing at Wagner. Jason Houghtaling (offensive coordinator / running backs) will assume responsibilities for offensive line (and remain OC) as offensive line coach Andrew Berggren is leaving to pursue opportunities outside of football. Tom masella is moving over to quarterbacks. Ryan Fullen has been brought back to coach defensive backs and special teams. Kiely Nagle (defensive line) is leaving to take the dartmouth video job. Justin Hinds has been promoted to defensive line. Tony brinson will remain with outside linebackers.
Georgia Southern (FCS): AD Sam Baker has resigned. The University states they will perform a national search.
Bethel University (NAIA - TN): We hear James Miles has been added to the staff as a grad assistant working with the corners.
Mesa CC (AZ): Ryan Felker has been named head coach at Mesa and Alex Jacobson has been hired to coach the running backs.
New Mexico Military (JC): Head coach Joe Forchtner has added two new members to the staff. Brad Novacheck, who coached at Wisconsin-River Falls last season, has joined the staff as corners coach and Kenny Holmes, a former all-american at Miami and NFL veteran, has accepted the defensive line job.