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Tuesday October 20, 2009

Tuesday: Coaches Quick Hits

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Tennessee: Lane Kiffin has signed a 6-year contract worth $14.25 million. His salary will increase each season, topping out at $2.75 million in 2014.

UT-San Antonio: FootballScoop has just learned that that Texas A&M assistant DFO, Shane Elder, has accepted the DFO position at UT-San Antonio under head coach Larry Coker. Our source tell us that Elder will begin tomorrow at UTSA.

Idaho: Idaho coach Robb Akey was asked about a possible contract extension this morning, and he said he's talked to athletic director Rob Spear about it. "We're going to get together at the end of the season and I look forward to that conversation," he said. Akey is in the third year of a five-year deal.

Florida Tuskers: Former University of Florida and Tampa Bay Bucs wide receiver, Ike Hilliard, is serving as an assistant coach on Jim Haslett's coaching staff.

Game Changing Coaches presented by Adidas - Week 7