Sunday December 15, 2013
Army: Rich Ellerson will not return as Army head coach according to multiple outlets. Here's what you need to know.
Texas: Bill Powers and Steve Patterson met with the media today. Powers went out of his way to say that Patterson will be making this hire. Patterson added that he expects the next head coach to have pretty extensive college coaching experience.
Putting a frame around the Mack Brown era at Texas.
Ball State: Word within the profession is that tight ends coach (and former Ball State quarterback) Joey Lynch will be promoted to offensive coordinator.
North Dakota State (FCS): Defensive coordinator Chris Klieman will be the new head coach. Klieman won the 2012 FootballScoop FCS Coordinator of the Year. Here's what you need to know.
Washington Redskins: Adam Schefter reports that Mike Shanahan will not resign following this season. Says his contract is "ironclad". Sounds like Dan Snyder will likely be stroking another large check.
Kansas Wesleyan (NAIA): Kansas Wesleyan University in Salina, KS is looking for a graduate assistant football coach (WR). Requirements include acceptance into the Kansas Wesleyan University Graduate program (MBA Business Administration and MBA Sports Management). Graduate assistant package includes tuition waiver, room and board and a monthly stipend. Review of candidates will begin immediately and interviews will take place at the AFCA convention. Start date will be late February to early March. Please e-mail letter of interest, resume and references to Head Football Coach Dave Dallas at email@example.com. No phone calls please.
Chadron State (D-II - NE):Chadron State College in Chadron, Nebraska is looking to fill open dates in 2014. We are needing a game week 2, on September 13th, 2014. Our preference would be a home and home game but are willing to look at other options. We will play an FCS guarantee game or a D-II team. Please contact head coach Jay Long (firstname.lastname@example.org) if interested.
Tennessee Tech (FCS): Sources tell us Austin Peay (FCS - TN) defensive line coach Pat Donohoe will join the Tennessee Tech staff.
Bill O'Brien: Bill O'Brien has been contacted by both the Texans and the Vikings according to Jason LaCanfora. There has also been a good bit of speculation in the profession that O'Brien could be a strong candidate with the Redskins down the road. It's early; but it sure does seem plausible that O'Brien could move back to the league this this off-season.
Kyle Shanahan: Ian Rapoport of the NFL Network reports that Kyle Shanahan has decided "it is no longer worth it" to work with his father. Rapoport says to look for Kyle to go his own path following the season.