The Scoop

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Saturday December 11, 2009

Western Michigan: We hear that defensive coordinator Steve Morrison will not return.

Arizona: We hear Mike Stoops has talked with Colorado secondary coach Greg Brown. Our sources tell us linebackers coach Tim Kish will be promoted to defensive coordinator.

Kansas: Turner Gill has accepted the head coaching job at Kansas.

Houston: Kevin Sumlin stated today, "After speaking with representatives with the University of Cincinnati yesterday and today, I declined an interview," he said in a statement. "I am looking forward to our first bowl practice later this afternoon and later honoring our seniors at the football banquet tonight."

Youngstown State: Our sources tell us South Carolina offensive line coach / run game coordinator Eric Wolford is not in the running.

Richmond: Elon head coach Pete Lembo has stated he is not interested.

ULM: We are hearing Chris Cosh (Kansas State co-defensive coordinator) and Doug Pederson (Philadelphia Eagles offensive assistant) are in the mix. We have not confirmed Mississippi State wide receivers coach is in the mix, but our sources tell us Hudspeth and ULM athletic director Bobby Staub know each other very well. We have also hear that ULM defensive coordinator Troy Reffet talked to Staub about the job. Ole Miss safeties coach Kim Dameron withdrew his name from what we understand. We also hear there is one more big name still in the hunt.

Hampton University: Former Tennessee State OC Fred Kaiss has accepted the OC / wide receivers job at Hampton. Shannon Harris has been hired to coach the quarterbacks and tight ends.

San Jose State: We hear Alabama offensive coordinator Jim McElwain has interviewed.