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The Scoop

Monday February 8, 2010

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Ohio University: We just heard that West Virginia offensive quality control Brian Haines accepted the tight ends / recruiting coordinator job at Ohio University.

Houston Texans: Perry Carter has been promoted to assistant defensive backs.

Northern Colorado: We hear the offensive coordinator, quarterbacks, and offensive line jobs are open.

Miami (FL): Our sources tell us FIU running backs coach Mike Cassano has just accepted the running backs job at Miami.

Houston: Offensive coordinator Jason Phillips will call the plays. Kliff Kingsbury will have the title of co-offensive coordinator / quarterbacks. Clarence McKinney will take over as recruiting coordinator. Tony Levine has added the title of assistant head coach.

Tulsa: Wide receivers coach Clarence James has resigned.

Syracuse: Recently hired running backs coach Roger Harriott has decided to return to University School (FL), where he previously served as AD / head coach. Harriott has resigned from the Syracuse staff.

Georgia Tech: Our sources tell us NC State assistant Andy McCollum will be joining the GA Tech coaching staff on the defensive side of the ball.

LA Tech: Offensive line coach Pete Perot, defensive line coach Stan Eggan, and special teams coordinator Mark Tommerdahl will be retained. Rob Likens will coach the wide receivers.

Texas A&M: We are hearing Steve Kragthorpe will interview at A&M for the wide receivers job.

USC: We are hearing that Lane Kiffin has talked with Arkansas State offensive coordinator Clay Helton regarding a position at USC. Helton served as the OC at Memphis this past season, before joining the Arkansas State staff recently.

Washington Redskins: The Redskins hired Richard Hightower as assistant special teams coach. Hightower coached the wide receivers at the University of Minnesota last season.

Miami: We hear Randy Shannon is interested in FIU running backs coach Mike Cassano for the running backs job at Miami.

LA Tech: There is a report that MTSU offensive coordinator Tony Franklin has been offered the OC job under Sonny Dykes. Franklin has not accepted the position at this point, according to our sources.

Ohio: We hear West Virginia grad assistant Brian Haines and former Akron assistants Chris Hedden and Reno Ferri are all involved in the Ohio tight ends position that is open.

Bucknell: We are hearing that Ohio State offensive grad assistant Chad Rogosheske will be going to Bucknell as the offensive line coach.

Toronto Argos: There is a report that Jim Barker will return to the sidelines as head coach.

Michigan: We heard Nick Sheridan will serve as a grad assistant.

Memphis: We heard Wes Turner accepted a defensive GA position.

Wagner: We hear Wilkes defensive intern Marvin Clecidor accepted the defensive GA position.