Sunday October 28, 2018
Jackson State (FCS - MS): Head coach Tony Hughes and the school have agreed to part ways after being informed that his contract won't be renewed. Defensive coordinator John Hendricks has been named interim head coach for the final five games of the year. Hughes was 9-20 overall since being hired in December of 2015.
East Stroudsburg (D-II - PA): Head coach Denny Douds has announced he has stepped down after 45 years leading the program and move into another role in the athletic department. Douds is the active leader among NCAA coaches in wins with 264 and games coached with 471. Associate head coach Jimmy Terwilliger will take over on an interim basis.
Fresno State: Last night's win over Hawaii triggered a 1-year contract extension through December 1, 2023 set to be worth about $1.75 million plus a $50,000 bonus for Jeff Tedford.
Kentucky: A 15-14 win over Missouri triggered an automatic 1-year contract extension and a $250,000 raise for Mark Stoops, per USA Today's Steve Berkowitz.
Purdue: Here's Jeff Brohm's message for those who think he's leaving this winter.
Bonus update: A number of coaches earned bonus money this weekend, according to Steve Berkowtiz, including; Utah's Kyle Whittingham ($172.5k for bowl eligibility), Louisiana Tech's Skip Holtz ($25k for bowl eligibility), Clemson's Dabo Swinney (at least $50k for 8th win of the season), Kansas' David Beaty ($100k for beating a Power 5 team), North Texas' Seth Littrell ($20k for 7th win), Penn State's James Franklin ($200k), Boise State's Bryan Harsin ($35k for bowl eligibility), FIU's Butch Davis ($35k for bowl eligibility), Virginia's Bronco Mendenhall ($75k for bowl eligibility) and Randy Edsall earned $4,000 in bonus money for scoring first and leading at halftime in their loss to UMass.