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The Scoop

Monday December 29, 2008

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Black Hills State University: Offensive coordinator Jay Long has been promoted to head coach.

Cleveland Browns: GM Phil Savage will not return; and Romeo Crennel is out as well.

Detroit Lions: Reports are that head coach Rod Marinelli is out as head coach.

Miami (OH): Sources tell us that Mike Haywood is interested in bringing Jappy Oliver to Miami (OH).

New York Jets: Sources tell FootballScoop that head coach Eric Mangini has just been dismissed as head coach.

North Carolina A&T: We hear NC A&T has offered the head coaching job to Prairie View A&M head coach Henry Frazier.

San Diego State: We hear former New Mexico head coach Rocky Long will be named defensive coordinator at San Diego State.

San Francisco 49ers: Mike Singeltary is expected to sign a 5-year contract to become the head football coach of the 49ers.

Tulsa: Offensive coordinator Gus Malzahn has accepted the offensive coordinator position at Auburn. Offensive line coach Herb Hand has been promoted to offensive coordinator. Special teams coordinator Bill Blankenship will now also coach the quarterbacks. Graduate assistant Mike Norvell has been promoted to wide receivers coach / passing game coordinator.