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Tuesday January 26, 2010

Senior Bowl: FootballScoop staff is on the ground in Mobile the next few days. Have Scoop? Text us at 662.202.6408

USC: We hear that Rocky Seto will not return.

Houston Texans: Greg Knapp has accepted the quarterbacks position with the Texans.

Bucknell: We hear two of the finalists for the Bucknell job are Maryland receivers coach Lee Hull and Rutgers assistant Joe Susan.

North Texas: Despite multiple reports, Mike Canales has not yet accepted an offer to be the offensive coordinator at North Texas. We hear Canales is still deciding.

University of Puget Sound: We hear Redlands defensive coordinator Jeff Thomas has accepted the head coaching position at Puget Sound.

Tampa Bay: The Bucs have moved defensive backs coach Joe Baker to linebackers and have hired Jimmy Lake as their new defensive backs coach.

USC: We hear Tampa Bay linebackers coach Joe Barry will be joining Lane Kiffin's staff in the same capacity.

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Old Dominion: Head coach Bobby Wilder has agreed in principle to an extension through 2014.

Georgia Tech: We are hearing that Giff Smith has accepted a position on Chan Gailey's staff with the Buffalo Bills.

Sacramento State: We hear that changes will be announced soon at Sacramento State. We are hearing that Anthony Parker will be named defensive coordinator, Klayton Adams will take over the offensive line and Daniel DaPrato will add the special teams coordinator role in addition to his current role as receivers coach. We hear they are currently interviewing candidates to fill the Tight Ends position as well.

Dodge City Community College: Dodge City has a full time opening for a defensive backs coach. Position includes benefits. Please email resume, letter of application and references to Coach Majeski at:

USC: FootballScoop has confirmed that Lane Kiffin has spoken with former Jets assistant John DeFilippo. DeFilippo once served on Kiffin's staff with the Raiders.

Oakland Raiders: Baltimore Ravens quarterbacks coach Hue Jackson has accepted the offensive coordinator position with the Raiders.

Valparaiso: Ohio Dominican offensive coordinator / offensive line coach Bob Muckian has been hired in the same capacity at Valparaiso.

Cornell: Footballscoop has learned that Cornell has made a second offer to Ole Miss offensive coordinator Kent Austin. Austin is expected to be officially named head coach in the coming days.

Tennessee Titans: We hear the Titans have hired Kennedy Pola as their new running backs coach. Pola was the running backs coach for the Jacksonville Jaguars this past season.

Idaho: Robb Akey has a new contract offer. "We would have liked to have gotten it done by now, but it's really in coach Akey's court," AD Rob Spear said. "The offer is out there, and we're just waiting to hear from the other side."

Open Dates: Several schools have sent in updates to their Open Dates. We will update the database at the end of this week.

Bethel College: Missouri Southern assistant De'Von Lockett has joined the Bethel staff on the defensive side.

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