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Sunday January 27, 2013

Sunday January 27, 2013

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Minnesota Vikings: Sources tell us that Texas Tech defensive grad assistant Jeff Howard has accepted a position with the Vikings. We hear he will be the assistant to the head coach / defensive assistant.

Gardner-Webb: Sources tell us that North Greenville University head coach Carroll McCray will be the new head coach at Gardner Webb.

Marshall: Sources tell us that former FIU offensive line coach Alex Mirabal has taken the offensive line job.

West Virginia Wesleyan: Sources tell us that Western Connecticut defensive line coach Josh Ward is heading to West Virginia Wesleyan to coach defensive backs and serve as recruiting coordinator. 

Arizona Cardinals: Amos Jones, Pittsburgh Steelers special teams coordinator, has accepted the same position with the Cardinals.

West Connecticut State (D-III): Tight ends coach Erik Larka has been named head coach at Bacon Academy (CT).

Sul Ross State (D-III - TX): Sul Ross State University has an open date Sept 7th, 2013. Sul Ross is looking for a D-II / D-III opponent for possibly a 2013 home / 2014 away contract. Will also consider neutral site (Midland / Odessa TX). Please contact Coach Robert Churchman or Kay Whitley at

Ohio Dominican (D-II):Ohio Dominican University has an open date on September 7 of 2013 and October 26 of 2013 and we need one home game. We have the same October date open in 2014 that we would be willing to discuss a home and home with the team we schedule for the October 26 date in 2013. Contact Nick Decker, Director of Football Operations, or at 614-506-3727. Thank you for your help.

Kansas: Sources tell us former player Max Onyegbule will join the staff as a defensive grad assistant. 

Quick summary of the news & top stories from the past week

Delta State (D-II - MS): Sources tell us Joel Williams (Foley HS offensive coordinator) will be the offensive coordinator and Jeff Byrd (UT Martin defensive coordinator) will be the defensive coordinator for Todd Cooley. 

Tabor (NAIA - KS): Sources tell us Steve Miller has left William Penn (NAIA - IA), where he was defensive line coach, to become the new defensive coordinator at Tabor. 

Lovie Smith: Adam Schefter is reporting that Lovie plans to sit out this season with the hopes to return in 2014 as a head coach.