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Thursday December 26, 2013

Thursday December 26, 2013

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Please keep the Bowden family in your prayers tonight. T.J. Bowden, son of Jeff and grandson of Bobby, passed away in a one-car accident Thursday morning. He was 23. Our thoughts and prayers go out to the Bowden family. 

Central Washington (D-II): St. Cloud State offensive coordinator Ian Shoemaker has now been announced as the new head coach at Central Washington. 

Houston Texans: Penn State head coach Bill O'Brien has agreed to interview with the Texans according to Ian Rapoport of the NFL Network. 

Arkansas State: Houston offensive line coach Glen Elarbee has joined Blake Anderson's staff as co-offensive coordinator, according to Joseph Duarte of the Houston Chronicle. Duarte adds that Elarbee will not coach Houston in their bowl game.

Paine College (D-II - GA): Safeties coach Jacob Mathis has added the title of recruiting coordinator.

Florida: Kurt Roper will reportedly make $600,000 per year (expected to be a three year contract). Will confirm...

Mississippi College (D-II): University of the Cumberlands (NAIA) head coach John Bland has been named the Choctaw's new head coach. Bland led Cumberlands to an appearance in the NAIA national title game this past season and a 13-1 finish.

Washington: Sources tell us that Boise State quarterbacks coach Jonathan Smith plans to join Chris Petersen's staff as offensive coordinator / quarterbacks coach.

Valpo (FCS - IN): Valparaiso needs a home game on October 11, 2014. We are willing to pay a modest guarantee. Please contact Mark LaBarbera, Athletics Director at or 219 464-6894.

Memphis: Sources tell us that defensive line coach Tim Billings will not return.

UMass: Sources tell us that head coach Charley Molnar has been let go.Here's what you need to know.

Here's an updated look at all the 2013-2014 coaching changes so far

James Madison: Sources tell us that Everett Withers has hired his DFO.

Florida: Will Muschamp has officially announced the addition of Kurt Roper as offensive coordinator / quarterbacks coach. Roper will coordinate the Duke offense in the Chick-fil-A Bowl (December 31).

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Phoenix College (CC - AZ): Phoenix College is looking for coaches. Only Arizona Residents will be interviewed and contacted. Please no resumes from out of state candidates. We are looking for offensive line, RB's, secondary, QB's and assistants. Along with being a great coach and mentor, candidates Must have a strong recruiting background in Phoenix or Tucson Areas. These are stipend positions with no benefits. Interviews will start this Friday. Email Resume to if interested.