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The Scoop

Tuesday March 16, 2010

Coaches Quick Hits: Todd Bradford, Todd Fitch, Tommy Tuberville, Dave Christensen, Damon Evans

Tuesday: Coaches Quick Hits

Holy Cross: Volunteer assistant Walt Housman has been promoted to defensive line coach. Also, Springfield College grad assistant John Poppe has joined the staff as assistant defensive backs coach.

Bowling Green: FootballScoop has learned that Colgate outside linebackers coach / recruiting coordinator Nick Monroe has accepted the safeties job at Bowling Green.

Sacred Heart University: We hear offensive line coach Kevin Bolis has been promoted to offensive coordinator.

Northwestern: Our sources tell us head coach Pat Fitzgerald has promoted offensive quality control Chris Batti to offensive grad assistant. We have also learned that former Northwestern player Reggie McPherson has accepted the offensive quality control position.

Gardner-Webb University: Check the DFO Scoop

Ohio State: Head coach Jim Tressel has received a 2-year contract extension through January 15, 2015. Tressel did not receive a pay increase, but we think he'll be alright.

Saskatchewan Roughriders (CFL): Former Weber State offensive line coach Tom Freeman accepted the offensive line job with the Roughriders.

Western Carolina: Western Carolina has extended the contract of head coach Dennis Wagner through 2014.

High School Scoop

Eastern Michigan: Steve Morrison has finally been named linebackers coach at Eastern Michigan. Morrison served as the defensive coordinator at Western Michigan last season. We have heard for months that Morrison would be joining Ron English's staff.

Southeastern Louisiana: Sacred Heart University (CT) quarterbacks / wide receivers / passing game coordiator Art Asselta has accepted the quarterbacks job at SLU.

Minnesota Vikings: Former Buffalo Bills linebackers coach Matt Sheldon accepted the assistant defensive backs position with the Vikings. Sheldon coached the linebackers on the previous staff in Buffalo.

Washington State: Former Washington State grad assistant Nick Lucey accepted the head coaching job with the Esbjerg Hurricanes in Denmark.

University of South Dakota: Former Sioux Falls defensive coordinator Chuck Morrell is the new defensive coordinator at USD.