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The Scoop

Saturday January 17, 2009

BallState: Recent Ball State graduate Joey Lynch has been named wide receivers coach.

BostonCollege: Offensive coordinator Steve Logan has resigned.

BuffaloUniversity: Defensive coordinator Jimmy Williams will not return. Defensive backs coach Fred Reed will take over as defensive coordinator. As FootballScoop first reported two weeks ago, defensive tackles coach Vantz Singletary has joined the San Francisco 49ers staff.

Dallas Cowboys: Brian Stewart will not return as defensive coordinator.

Denver Broncos: Head coach Josh McDaniels has retained running backs coach Bobby Turner.

Illinois: Houston offensive line coach Joe Gilbert has taken the same position at Illinois.

Louisville: Recently hired assistant Brent Guy has been promoted to defensive coordinator. We also hear the Middle Tennessee State assistant Antonio Goss will join the Louisville staff.

Michigan: We hear former Syracuse head coach Greg Robinson talked extensively with Rich Rodriquez at the AFCA Convention. Rodriquez has yet to hire a defensive coordinator.

New MexicoState: Earnest Wilson was retained as running backs coach. Timm Rosenbach will be the offensive coordinator / quarterbacks. Jason Lenzmeier will coach the offensive line. Keith Murphy will coach the wide receivers /special teams.

South Carolina: We hear former Memphis and Georgia Tech assistant Jeep Hunter is a candidate to coach the running backs at South Carolina. Our sources tell us that former UTC assistant Jay Graham is interested in the job.

TampaBay Bucs: Jon Gruden has been dismissed as head coach. Defensive coordinator Raheem Morris is expected to be named head coach. Tampa Bay has hired former New Orleans Saints defensive coordinator Gary Gibbs. Gibbs' position is to be determined.

UMASS: UMASS is interested in Boston College offensive line coach Jack Bicknell Jr. to replace head coach Don Brown. Bicknell Jr. is the former head coach at LA Tech.