Thursday January 17, 2013
Hampton: Lakeland HS (VA) head coach Glenwood Ferebee will join the Hampton staff as quarterbacks coach per the Virginian-Pilot.
Virginia Tech: Former Auburn offensive line coach Jeff Grimes will be the new offensive line coach at Virginia Tech.
Philadelphia Eagles: Sources tell us Oregon offensive line grad assistant Greg Austin, defensive intern Todd Lyght and TJ Pagnetti Matt Harper (special teams intern) will all follow Chip Kelly to Philadelphia.
Syracuse: Bowling Green linebackers coach Clark Lea has accepted the linebackers job at Syracuse. Lea was a finalist for linebackers coach of the year this season.
Arizona Cardinals: Bruce Arians will be the new head coach of the Cardinals.
East Carolina: Rick Smith has accepted the defensive coordinator role with ECU. Smith was defensive backs coach for Skip Holtz at both East Carolina and South Florida.
Arkansas: Kansas State receivers coach Michael Smith has accepted the receivers job at Arkansas.
Chicago Bears: Former offensive coordinator Mike Tice confirms that the entire offensive staff has been released.
Philadelphia Eagles: Oregon defensive line coach Jerry Azzinaro will join Chip Kelly in the same role per Howard Eskin....who also reports that both Todd Grantham and Kirby Smart have interviewed with Chip Kelly for defensive coordinator. Interesting report to say the least.
South Carolina State: Offensive coordinator / quarterbacks coach Kevin Magourik has left the staff.
Tennessee Titans: Sylvester Croom will be the Titans new running backs coach per Ian Rapoport of the NFL Network.
Notre Dame College (D-II): Sources tell us Albion defensive coordinator Caleb Padilla has accepted the defensive coordinator job at Notre Dame College.
Montana: This morning Montana named Washington defensive grad assistant Torrey Myers wide receivers coach.
New Orleans Saints: Offensive coordinator Pete Carmichael, Jr., has decided not to speak with the Jaguars about their offensive coordinator position and is working on a new contract with the Saints according to Adam Schefter.
Utah: Passing game coordinator/wide receivers coach Aaron Roderick has decided not to leave for BYU and will stay at Utah.
Florida: Will Muschamp has announced the promotion of linebackers coach/special teams coordinator D.J. Durkin to defensive coordinator. "D.J. and I will run the defense, continuing the way Dan and I ran it for the past two years. We will look to add another coach that is the best fit for our staff moving forward," Muschamp said. Here's guessing Durkin is as good of a defensive coordinator as he was a special teams coordinator.
San Diego Chargers: John Spanos has been named Executive Vice President of Football Operations, the team announced today. Adam Schefter is also reporting that former Cardinals head coach Ken Whisenhunt will be named offensive coordinator.
Buffalo Bills: Rich Campbell of the Washington Times is reporting that Redskins receivers coach Ike Hilliard will join the Bills staff in the same capacity.
Seattle Seahawks: Adam Schefter is reporting that there is a "strong possibility" that Florida defensive coordinator Dan Quinn will return to Seattle to replace Gus Bradley. Quinn was the defensive line coach for the Seahawks prior to joining Muschamp's staff. Update: The team has announced the hire.
Denver Broncos: Quarterbacks coach Adam Gase has been promoted to offensive coordinator.
Navarro College (CC - TX): Navarro College, a Nationally top-ranked junior college is seeking a Defensive Coordinator. Bachelors degree required, master preferred. Send resume and references to firstname.lastname@example.org. PLEASE, NO PHONE CALLS.
Troy: Navarro College (CC - TX) defensive coordinator Dustin Landry has accepted the corners job.
Jacksonville Jaguars: Adam Schefter and multiple other outlets are reporting that Gus Bradley will be the Jags next head coach. Update: The team has announced the hire.
Alabama State: Sources tell us that other changes are happening at Alabama State. Shannon Harris will coach the quarterbacks, Antonio Bradford will coach the offensive line, Dino Tampery will be the offensive grad assistant working with the tight ends and Kevin Ramsey will serve as the defensive coordinator.