The Scoop

Publish date:

Sunday December 19, 2009

St. Francis University: Chris Villarrial has accepted the head coaching position. Villarial served as the St. Francis offensive coordinator this past season.

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ULM: Cal Poly defensive backs coach Adam Waugh has just been hired at ULM. He will coach the safeties.

Buffalo: Buffalo has hired former Cincinnati offensive coordinator Jeff Quinn as head coach.

East Carolina: DC Greg Hudson has stated that he has some options on the table, but will not make any decision until after the bowl game. There is a report in Tallahassee that Hudson has an offer to join the FSU staff, perhaps as linebackers coach. Hudson stated that he will accept a job without visiting a school first.

East Carolina: Former Marshall head coach Mark Snyder attending the East Carolina practice yesterday. TV cameras taped Snyder, who was wearing an ECU jacket, as he observed practice. Sort of interesting to us.

Marshall: West Virginia offensive GA, JuJuan Seider, has joined the staff at Marshall.

Alabama State: FootballScoop has learned that offensive line coach Kenny Ray will not return.

Buffalo: Corwin Brown is no longer a candidate.

LA Tech: Our sources tell us the wide receivers position is open.

ULM: Montana State assistant Bryan Applewhite has been hired as running backs coach. Toledo outside receivers coach Jason Nichols has been hired as wide receivers coach. #78 Leon Lett has been hired as defensive tackles coach. Everett Todd will just coach the defensive ends.

Richmond: We hear former UVA linebackers coach Bob Trott has talked to Latrell Scott about the defensive coordinator position.

Notre Dame: Director of football personell Tim McDonnell and director of football development Dave Peloquin will be retained. We reported earlier in the week that DFO Chad Klunder would also remain with the Irish as DFO. Bryant Young will also remain with the Irish.

Arizona State: We haven't heard Tim Lappano's name for the OC position, but Erickson has hired Lappano several times. Our sources tell us former Akron head coach J.D. Brookhart is interested in the position.