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The Scoop

Monday January 11, 2010

Central Michigan: Dan Enos will be named head coach tomorrow.

Rutgers: We hear Schiano is looking at other candidates now for the wide receivers job.

Youngstown State: Here are the hires from what we hear: Shane Montgomery (offensive coordinator), Louis Matakis (running backs), Jeff Bayuk, Andre Coleman (wide receivers), Rick Kravitz (defensive coordinator), Tom Sims (defensive line), Ron Stoops Jr. (defensive assistant / high school relations), Frank Buffano (secondary), Paul Soltis (linebackers).

Central Michigan: We hear there is a presser tomorrow.

Fordham: We hear Fordham has hired a new defensive line coach and defensive backs coach.

Wagner: We hear Fordham defensive line coach / special teams coordinator Malik Hall is going to Wagner as the DC.

Alabama: Saban just stated that Kirby Smart is staying at Alabama.

Buffalo Bills: Fox is reporting the Bills want to interview Arizona assistant head coach / run game coordinator Russ Grimm.

Arkansas-Pine Bluff: We hear Central Arkansas assistant Jerry Mack has accepted the OC position at UAPB.

University of San Diego: We are hearing Jon Sumrall has been promoted to DC and Sam Anno will now coach the defensive line.

Youngstown State: Shane Montgomery did indeed accept the OC position.

Mississippi Valley State: We are hearing North Alabama defensive coordinator Karl Morgan has accepted the head coaching job.

New Mexico State: We hear former Baylor running backs coach / assistant head coach, Gerald Carr, is interviewing for the running backs job. We also hear former Utah State assitant Sean Johnson is interviewing.

North Alabama: Our sources tell us running backs coach Steadman Campbell will be moving to linebackers. The running backs job is not open.

Rutgers: We are hearing this morning at the convention that George McDonald is leaving Rutgers and going back to the Cleveland Browns. Our source tells us Schiano is already pursuing Maryland wide receivers coach Lee Hull.

Idaho State: Former Syracuse quarterbacks coach Phil Earley is the new offensive coordinator.

Oregon State: Mike Riley has agreed to a 3-year contract extension through 2019.

Widener: We hear Widener is interested in Pitt assistant Bryan Bossard for the head coaching position.

Kentucky: There is a report that Joker Phillips may turn to UT-Martin wide receivers coach Gerad Parker for his wide receivers position. Parker is a former Kentucky GA under Phillips and the two coaches are very close.

Bucknell: Our sources tell us Bucknell is interviewing several candidates today and tomorrow for the head coaching position.

Texas Tech: There was talk last night at the convention that Tuberville will talk to Troy offensive coordinator Neal Brown.

Texas A&M: Air Force defensive coordinator Tim DeRuyter is expected to interview for the DC position according to a report.

South Florida: The Tampa Tribune is reporting Tampa Bay Bucs special teams coordinator Rich Bisaccia and Tennessee Titans assistant Craig Johnson have expressed interest in the USF job.

Kentucky: FootballScoop has confirmed that Mississippi State assistant David Turner has been offered the defensive line position at Kentucky. We heard Dan Mullen would made a counter offer last night. Our source tells us Turner is almost certainly heading to Kentucky.

Seattle Seahawks: Mort is reporting Jeremy Bates will going to Seattle with Pete Carroll as the OC. Ken Norton Jr. is going as the linebackers coach.

Southern University (LA): We hear that former Jacksonville Jaguars running back / John Ehret Patriot, Elvis Joseph, has talked with new head coach Stump Mitchell.

Illinois: FootballScoop has learned that Ron Zook has talked with veteran defensive line coach Joe Cullen.

Florida: We were told by a source close to the situation "Taver (Johnson) is not, definitely, going to Florida."

USC: The LA Daily News is reporting Pete Carroll has officially submitted his resignation.

Houston: Our sources tell us Kevin Sumlin talked with former Marshall head coach Mark Snyder.

Fort Lewis: Our sources tell us Ben Cullen has accepted the defensive coordinator position.

Seattle Seahawks: Alot of coaches at the convention last night were hearing Pete Carroll has offered a nice salary to New Mexico State head coach Dwayne Walker to join the staff in Seattle.

Syracuse: We hear Rob Moore is definitely in the mix for the wide receivers job.

Michigan: We hear Rich Rod talked with Mark Snyder on Sunday night.

South Florida: We heard the South Florida AD has been researching LA Tech head coach Derek Dooley.

Texas Tech: We were told last night by sources close to the situation that Tubs told the Texas Tech staff he was bringing in and OC and DC. Another source close to the situation told us that it's very unlikely Eddie Gran will be going. A third source told us Alabama assistant James Willis had not talked with Tuberville as of yesterday early afternoon.

Georgia Tech: Our sources tell us that both the offensive GA and offensive quality control positions are open.