Saturday July 24, 2010
Coaches Quick Hits: Mark Richt, Les Miles, Derek Dooley
North Texas: We are hearing that Fort Hayes State offensive line coach Jeff Bryant could end up landing the North Texas offensive line job. Bryant is a former grad assistant at North Texas under Todd Dodge.
Tulsa: Our sources have just told us that North Texas offensive line coach Spencer Leftwich will be joining Todd Graham's staff at Tulsa.
Minnesota Vikings / USC: Running backs coach Eric Bienemy has added the title of "assistant head coach." He will also receive a raise. Reports out of Minnesota state that Bienemy turned down the USC offensive coordinator / running backs job.
MacMurray College (IL): We have learned that Greensboro College quarterbacks coach Robert Haley Conway has accepted the same position at MacMurray College.
Tennessee Titans: Jeff Fisher has stated that he will hire from within for the running backs job.
USC: Lane Kiffin has decided to hire Tennessee Titans running backs coach Kennedy Pola for the running backs job. Pola will reportedly have the "offensive coordinator" title.
Valdosta State: We are hearing Valdosta State offensive grad assistant Antwan Toomer has accepted the wide receivers job at North Paulding HS (GA).
Pittsburgh Steelers: Head coach Mike Tomlin has signed his contract extension through 2012 with and option for 2013.
Bluefield College: Concord University assistant Mike Gravier will be the first head coach at Bluefield College.