Sunday December 11, 2011
Arkansas State: Names we've heard are being considered include Mike Canales, Kliff Kingsbury and Eddie Gran. We hear interviews are ongoing and other candidates are involved.
FAU: As we mentioned on Friday, Marvin Sanders is the new defensive coordinator at FAU.
Iowa: Defensive coordinator Norm Parker is retiring. Great career.
Western Carolina: We hear that Western Carolina will select and announce their new athletic director early this week.
Tennessee: With special teams coordinator Eric Russell's departure to Wazzu, we hear Dooley is looking to fill the position with someone who has a history of coordinating special teams in the SEC.
Washington State: East Carolina director of football operations (and former Texas Tech staffer) Antonio Huffman will join Mike Leach in the same capacity.
Kansas: We hear that Ron Powlus has an offer to join Charlie Weis' staff. Powlus spent the past two seasons at Akron and was with Weis at Notre Dame prior to that.
Ole Miss: We hear Duke offensive line coach Matt Luke, a former player and coach at Ole Miss, has an offer from Hugh Freeze to return to the staff.
UAB: We hear quarterbacks coach / recruiting coordinator Tyson Helton will be retained.
Alfred University (D-III - NY): is currently accepting applications for Graduate Assistant position within the football program. Position includes full tuition to Alfred University’s graduate school. Applicants must gain acceptance into one of the University’s Master’s Programs. Interested applicants should mail their resume and references to Alfred University Football (Att. Bob Rankl), McLane Center, Alfred, NY 14802. No phone calls please.