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Sunday December 28, 2014

Sunday December 28, 2014

Tonight at 6pm central we'll have the 3rd edition of FootballScoop radio. On a computer go to and listen live or from your smart phone, use the ESPN radio app.


New York Jets: Team owner Woody Johnson will "move swiftly" to fire both GM John Idzik and head coach Rex Ryan on Monday, according to Chris Mortensen.

New York Giants: Tom Coughlin sounded every bit like a coach that plans on returning for a 12th season at the helm in 2015 on Sunday. "I'm going to go about my business just like I always do, until told otherwise," he told following the Giants' loss to Philadelphia.

Colorado State: Central Florida defensive coordinator Tyson Summers will take the same role at Colorado State according to Brett McMurphy. We can confirm the same.

Jim Harbaugh: Harbaugh and the San Francisco 49ers have "mutually parted ways" the team has announced. "It's been the time of my life here," Harbaugh said of his four years in San Francisco following the 49ers' season finale on Sunday. Read more here.

Oregon State: Gary Andersen has formally announced the additions of Dave Baldwin as offensive coordinator and Utah State offensive coordinator / quarterbacks coach Kevin McGiven as quarterbacks coach. McGiven was our winner of the 2014 FootballScoop Quarterbacks Coach of the Year.

Vanderbilt: Sources tell us Wisconsin offensive coordinator Andy Ludwig and New Orleans Saints secondary coach Wes McGriff will join the staff as Derek Mason's offensive and defensive coordinators.

Pikeville (NAIA - KY): Pikeville is seeking applications for graduate assistants on offense and defense. Job Responsibilities include: coaching a position, helping with equipment, working with special teams, assist in recruiting, holding own position meetings, assisting with day-to-day offensive/defensive preparation and any other areas assigned by the head coach or coordinators. Requirements include a bachelor’s degree. Applicants must be accepted in the University of Pikeville Coleman College of Buisness and be able to start in January. Each assistant will be provided 6 hours of classes per semester, $500 a month, room and board. Interested applicants should submit a completed application through Review of applications will begin immediately and the position will be filled as soon as possible.

West Virginia: Per source, JaJuan Seider has signed a two year extension, with considerable pay increase.

Oregon State: Former Colorado State offensive coordinator Dave Baldwin is joining Gary Andersen's staff as offensive coordinator. Baldwin previously served as Andersen's offensive coordinator at Utah State as well.

Texas A&M: Kevin Sumlin stated today that all three of the vacant assistant spots (defensive coordinator, receivers, and offensive line) will be filled within the next week. Back on Christmas day we reported that Utah offensive coordinator Dave Christensen would be joining the staff as offensive line coach / run game coordinator.

Jim Harbaugh: Both Jay Glazer and Adam Schefter are reporting that, contrary to reports last night that Harbaugh to Michigan was "a done deal" that is not the case, and the Raiders still plan to state their case to land him. Schefter adds that Michigan is the current favorite. Will update...

Southern Illinois: Head coach Dale Lennon, who also served as defensive coordinator this past season, has announced three staff changes; secondary coach / recruiting coordinator David Elson will take over defensive coordinator duties, and Nick Hill (QBs) has added the title of co-offensive coordinator, a role he will share with newly appointed assistant head coach Bill O'Boyle (co-offensive coordinator / offensive line coach).

New England Patriots: Director of player personnel Nick Caserio has signed a contract extension through 2020 according to Adam Schefter.

Atlanta Falcons: The club has hired Korn Ferry to help identify head coaching candidates in the event it makes a change, according to Adam Schefter and Chris Mortensen.