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Monday June 1, 2009

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Oregon State: We hear Oregon State the assistant football operations job was filled late last week.

Philadelphia Eagles: Brian Stewart has accepted a position with the Eagles. Stewart served as the defensive coordinator last season with the Dallas Cowboys, but was not retained at the end of the season.

2011 Open Dates: We should have the 2011 Open Dates database on the site late this week. You can fill out your OPEN DATES, so that we can help you see which programs are searching for games in 2011.

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20 head coaching changes took place this off-season in Division-I football. We thought it was interesting to research the new offensive coordinators and their previous experience as a college offensive coordinator.

Years as college offensive coordinator: Offensive Coordinator (College)

1st ever offensive coordinator job: Billy Napier (Clemson)

1st ever offensive coordinator job: Eddie Faulkner (Ball State)

1 year: Timm Rosenbach (New Mexico State)

1 year: Doug Nussmeier (Washington)

2 years: Matt Campbell (Toledo)

2 years: Marcus Arroyo (Wyoming)

3 years: Gus Malzahn (Auburn)

3 years: Mark Helfrich (Oregon)

4 years: Peter Vaas (Miami OH)

4 years: Tom Herman (Iowa State)

8 years: Ian Shields (Army)

8 years: Darrell Dickey (New Mexico)

8 years: Dave Baldwin (Utah State)

9 years: Jim Chaney (Tennessee)

10 years: Les Koenning Jr. (Mississippi State)

12 years: Gary Tranquill (Boston College)

13 years: Rob Spence (Syracuse)

14 years: Gary Nord (Purdue)

16 years: Warren Ruggerio (Bowling Green)

22 years: Al Borges (San Diego State)

Note: Darrell Dickey, Dave Baldwin, Gary Nord, and Ian Shields have each served as a head coach at the collegiate level. Kansas State does not have an assistant coach with the title of "offensive coordinator".

The following new head coaches come will likely work extensively with the offensive game planning: Dabo Swinney (Clemson), Steve Sarkisian (Washington), Chip Kelly (Oregon), Mike Locksley (New Mexico), Dan Mullen (Mississippi State), Mike Haywood (Miami, OH), Lane Kiffin (Tennessee), Stan Parrish (Ball State), and Dave Clawson (Bowling Green).