Sunday January 24, 2015
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Alabama: Former UAB assistant head coach / running backs / recruiting coordinator Jody Wright is expected to be the new director of player personnel at Alabama per Andrew Bone. We can confirm the same.
Illinois: Per source, Missouri defensive line coach Craig Kuligowski has been offered, and is expected to accept the co-defensive coordinator / defensive line position at Illinois. Kuligowski won the FootballScoop Defensive Line Coach of the Year just last month.
Dick LeBeau: LeBeau will not be joining Bruce Arians' staff in Arizona, per a report from Jim Wyatt.
Central Michigan: Detroit Lions special teams coordinator John Bonamego has interviewed for the head coaching job, according to Hondo Carpenter. Bonamego is a 16 year veteran of the NFL coaching ranks, and played his college ball at CMU.
Atlanta Falcons: The Falcons will name former assistant offensive line coach Wade Harman as their next tight ends coach, according to ESPN. Prior to joining the Falcons last season, Harman spent 15 seasons coaching the tight ends with the Ravens.
Houston Texans: The Texans will hire former Syracuse and UConn head coach Paul Pasqualoni to coach their defensive line according to a report from the Houston Chronicle. Pasqualoni coached the defensive line for the Bears last season.
NY Jets: Albert Breer is reporting that Chicago Bears national scout Rex Hogan is joining the organization as director of college scouting and that St. Louis Rams scout Brian Heimerdinger will join the Jets in a "prominent front office role".
Santa Ana College (CC - CA): Santa Ana College defensive coordinator Derrick Watkins has resigned.
Texas A&M Commerce (D-II): Montiese Culton, who coaches the outside linebackers at Texas A&M Commerce, has been selected to participate in the 2015 NCAA - NFL Coaching Academy.