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The Scoop

Wednesday December 17, 2008

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Army: We hear former Maryland offensive coordinator Charlie Taafe is interested in the Army job. Taafe served as the offensive coordinator at Army from 1984-1986 when the Cadets finished 23-13 in three seasons. New York Giants wide receivers coach Mike Sullivan is also interested.

Georgia Tech: Head coach Paul Johnson has agreed to a renegotiated contract.

Iowa State: Sources tell FootballScoop that St. Louis Rams offensive line coach Steve Loney would like to interview at Iowa State.

Michigan: Defensive coordinator Scott Shafer has resigned.

New Mexico: Columbia University offensive line coach Cheston Blackshear is joining Mike Locksley's staff at New Mexico. Blackshear was a graduate assistant at Flordia and Illinois under Locksley.

New Mexico State: TCU offensive coordinator Mike Schultz has interviewed for the head coaching job at New Mexico State.

Penn State: Joe Paterno has agreed to a 3-year contract extension.

Towson University: Former Virginia offensive coordinator Mike Groh has interviewed for the head coaching position at Towson. We hear Towson is also interested in UCONN offensive coordinator Rob Ambrose.

Washington: USC secondary coach Rocky Seto has turned down the offer to become the defensive coordinator at Washington.

Weber State: Sources tell FootballScoop that Oregon State defensive graduate assistant Inoke Breckterfield has accepted the defensive line position at Weber State.