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Saturday January 24, 2009

Boston College: Gary Tranquill has been hired as the new offensive coordinator. Tranquill last served as the offensive coordinator under John Bunting at North Carolina. Linebackers coach Bill McGovern is expected to be named defensive coordinator.

Marshall: We hear former Louisville defensive coordinator Mike Cassity will join the Marshall staff as defensive backs coach.

Jacksonville Jaguars: Mel Tucker has been named defensive coordinator.

New Mexico: Here is a recap of Mike Locksley's staff: Darrell Dickey (offensive coordinator), Doug Mallory (defensive coordinator), Toby Neinas (linebackers / special teams coordinator), George Barlow (defensive backs), Cheston Blackshire (tackles / tight ends), Rubin Carter (defensive line), Mike Degory (centers and guards), J.B. Gerald (wide receivers / recruiting coordinator), Tee Martin (quarterbacks). Dickey previously served at Utah State offensive coordinator. Mallory previously served as co-defensive coordinator at LSU. Neinas previously served as outside linebackers / special teams at San Diego State. Barlow previously served as assistant head coach / defensive coordinator / safeties at James Madison. Blackshear coach the offensive line at Columbia. Carter is the former head coach at Florida A&M. Degory served as a GA at Illinois. J.B. Gerald served as offensive quality control at Illinois. Tee Martin served as a college football television analyst.

New York Giants: Boston College offensive line coach Jack Bicknell Jr. has joined the Giants staff as assistant offensive line coach.

NY Jets: We hear head coach Rex Ryan is interested having Marshall defensive coordinator Rick Minter join the Jets' staff.

Oregon: We hear Marshall defensive line coach Jerry Azzinaro has interviewed with the Ducks.

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