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Monday October 12, 2009

Monday: Coaches Quick Hits

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Akron: FootballScoop has learned that former Toledo offensive coordinator Chris Hedden has joined the Akron staff. We hear that offensive coordinator Shane Montgomery will move from tight ends to running backs. Hedden will coach the tight ends. As we reported last week, head coach JD Brookhart was going to move very quickly in filling the open position.

New Mexico: Assistant coach JB Gerald has resigned.

New Mexico: We are hearing that New Mexico will hold a news conference tomorrow to announce an update on head coach Mike Locksley. We hear a suspension and/or fine is possible.

Hawaii: We hear Hawaii will be looking to fill a grad assistant position after the season. Hawaii was not able to hire a new grad assistant when former offensive GA, Craig Stutzmann, left just before the season to accept the wide receivers job at Portland State.

Washington Redskins: According to NFL.com's Jason La Canfora, special teams coordinator Danny Smith and secondary coach Jerry Gray are candidates to step in as interim head coach should the Redskins dismiss Jim Zorn.