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The Scoop - Sunday February 26, 2017

Sunday February 26, 2017


Cincinnati: CMU offensive coordinator Gino Guidugli is leaving to become running backs coach at Cincinnati per multiple reports.

Fordham: VMI offensive line coach Tommy Galt has accepted the same role at Fordham, source tells FootballScoop. Galt had just joined the VMI staff in January after serving as an offensive line grad assistant at Penn State this past season.

Nebraska: Per source, Nebraska wide receivers coach Keith Williams will not serve jail time for his August 2016 DUI. Williams pleaded no contest Wednesday to his third-arrest DUI and serve 30 days house arrest while coaching the Huskers in spring practice, which begins Saturday.

Minnesota-Crookston: The University has announced head coach Mike Fritze's contract is not being renewed. Defensive coordinator Mark Dufner has been named interim head coach and the University has announced their search for a new head coach is underway.

A number of rule changes coming to high school football

Denver Broncos: University of Washington offensive line coach Chris Strausser is planning to join the Broncos' staff as assistant offensive line coach reports Mike Klis who covers the Broncos.

Sacramento State: Linebackers coach Tyler Almond is leaving to become head coach at Christian Brothers HS in Sacramento source tells FootballScoop.

The Offensive Line Creed

Cal: Tony Tuioti has joined the Cal staff coaching the outside linebackers. Tuioti, who served as director of player personnel last season at Michigan, had joined the Fresno State staff in December as defensive line coach.

Indianapolis (D-II): Quarterbacks coach Casey Gillin is being promoted to offensive coordinator source tells FootballScoop. We also hear Brad Wilson has joined the staff as offensive line coach.

Arizona: Central Michigan AD Dave Heeke has accepted the same job at Arizona. He'll replace Greg Byrne, who left for Alabama. “I couldn’t be more excited to be part of the Arizona Athletics family. It is truly an honor to be named the new Vice President for Athletics and have the opportunity to return to the prestigious Pac-12 Conference,” Heeke said in a release.

Georgia: Running backs coach Del McGee has received a $75,000 raise to $350,000, and strength coach Scott Sinclair has earned an $80,000 raise to $300,000, according to the Atlanta Journal-Constitution.

Wisconsin: Head coach Paul Chryst will earn $3.2 million in 2017, a $500,000 raise from 2016, with a $100,000 annual increase on a new contract that runs through 2021, according to the Wisconsin State Journal. Additionally, offensive coordinator Joe Rudolph has netted an $80,000 raise to $650,000.

Oklahoma State: Former defensive coordinator Brian VanGorder is expected to join the staff as a defensive analyst, according to Bill Haisten of the Tulsa World.

Massachusetts: Ed Pinkham has been announced as defensive coordinator.

Maryland: Fordham offensive coordinator/offensive line coach Tyler Bowen has been hired as his alma mater's offensive line coach. Dave Borbely will move to become a special assistant to head coach D.J. Durkin.

Colorado: Former Purdue defensive coordinator Ross Els has been hired as inside linebackers coach.

Arizona: UTEP wide receivers Theron Aych has been announced as the Wildcats' wideouts coach.