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Monday November 10, 2008

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Clemson: FootballScoop has learned that Clemson officials have a plan in place to talk with Oklahoma offensive coordinator Kevin Wilson after the Sooners regular season. There is no front runner for the Clemson job at this time according to our sources.

Juniata College: Athletic director Larry Bock has announced that Darrell Alt has resigned as head football coach. Alt recently finished his 5th season at Juanita College (D3).

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Kansas State: TCU head coach Gary Patterson has not spoken with Kansas State officials. Patterson and his agent are very upset about the false report released by a Kansas State beat writer on Friday afternoon that claimed Patterson had accepted the head coaching job at his alma mater.

Tennessee: FootballScoop has learned that Tennessee athletic director Mike Hamilton intends to contact Cincinnati head coach Brian Kelly. No confirmation on the other candidates yet.

Virginia: Al Groh will return as head coach next season. Athletic director Craig Littlepage says, "Al Groh will be our head coach. We have great wins against ranked teams and we're in the mix for divisional and conference championships." Littlepage added that no matter how the Cavaliers finish the remaining games, Groh will return. Next season wil be Groh's 9th year at Virginia.

Virginia Union: Greg Richardson will not return as head coach at Virginia Union (D2). "I don't know what prompted the decision," said Richardson, who had been VUU's defensive coordinator in 2006 and 2007. "Maybe, they weren't happy with the wins and losses. Maybe, we didn't win the games they thought we should because of the expectations. Richardson said last night that Athletic Director Michael Bailey gave him no reason for his firing.

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