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Friday December 5, 2008

Bowie State: FootballScoop has just learned that head coach Mike Lynn will not return for the 2009 season. Lynn and athletic director Derek Carter came to a mutual agreement this morning. In Lynn's 5th season, Bowie State finished 5-4.

Eureka College: Kurt Barth has been named head football coach. Barth previously served the past four seasons as the head coach at Eureka High School in Illinois.

Illinois State: FootballScoop has learned that Illinois State officials will conduct interviews next week with Georgia State offensive coordinator John Bond and Georgia Tech assistant Jeff Monken. Monken is the slotbacks / special teams coordinator for the Yellow Jackets.

New Mexico: We hear that Dennis Franchione has spoken with New Mexico.

New Mexico State: Sources tell us that New Mexico State will seek permission to talk with UCLA defensive coordinator DeWayne Walker.

Northeastern Oklahoma A&M: NEO sssistant coaches Travis Rhatigan and Jared Green will not return. Rhatigan served as the co-defensive coordinator. Green served as the defensive line coach.

Northwestern State: We hear that Northwestern State has interest in talking with Arkansas State defensive coordinator Kevin Corliss.

Syracuse: FootballScoop has confirmed that East Carolina head coach Skip Holtz has indeed spoken with Syracuse. As FootballScoop first reported, New Orleans Saints assistant Doug Marrone will interview.

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