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Thursday January 29, 2015

Thursday January 29, 2015


Texas A&M: Offensive line coach/run game coordinator Dave Christensen will earn $475,000 in 2015, equal to offensive coordinator Jake Spavital, according to Kate Hairopoulos of the Dallas Morning News.

N.C. State: Per source, offensive coordinator Matt Canada has agreed to a three-year extension. Suffice it to say, he is no longer a candidate at Tennessee.

Virginia Union (D-II): Former Meadowbrook High School head coach Troy Taylor has been named quarterbacks coach.

Luther College (D-III - IA): Per source, Notre Dame College (D-II - OH) defensive coordinator Caleb Padilla has accepted the defensive coordinator post at Luther College.

Missouri: Athletics director Mike Alden will step down effective August 31, according to multiple reports.

Eastern Washington (FCS): Head coach Beau Baldwin has signed a five-year extension paying him $212,717 a year with $10,000 annual increases, according to the Spokane (Wash.) Spokesman-Review.

NY Jets: The Jets have added Jimmie Johnson to coach the tight ends, Daylon McCutcheon as a defensive backs assistant and Ryan Slowik as a quality control assistant working with the defensive line.

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San Francisco 49ers: The Niners have announced that Tom Gamble has been named senior personnel executive.

Muhlenberg (D-III - PA): Nate Milne has been named offensive coordinator / offensive line coach. Milne spent the past seven years in the same capacity at Susquehanna (D-III - PA).

San Diego Chargers: The Chargers have hired 49ers head coach and Falcons defensive coordinator Mike Nolan as linebackers coach.

Monmouth (D-III - IL): Benedictine College (D-III - IL) offensive line coach / offensive coordinator Joe Freitag, a 2006 grad of Monmouth, has been hired as offensive line coach / offensive coordinator for the Fightin Scots.

Montreal Alouettes (Canada): Montreal have hired Anthony Calvillo to coach the receivers. The organization added him to the staff back in December, but were unsure of what position he would coach until the official announcement today.

Bill Clark: The former UAB and Jacksonville State head coach told he will not coach in 2015.

Alabama: Alabama has announced Mel Tucker as defensive backs coach/assistant head coach and Jody Wright as director of player personnel.

Wisconsin Whitewater (D-III): UWW defensive line / special teams coordinator Kevin Bullis is expected to be offered the head coaching position at Whitewater today, per source.

Prairie View A&M: Prairie View A&M is currently looking for a home game. The two available dates are October 3rd and October 24th. Willing to pay a guarantee. Interested parties can contact coach Joe Henry at 501-680-1964.

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NY Jets: The Jets have named Rex Hogan their new senior director of college scouting. Hogan had previously been a national scout with the Chicago Bears.

UNC Pembroke (D-II): LeDell Love has been hired as the new defensive line coach, per source. Love served as an administrative assistant working with the defensive line last season at Northwestern State (FCS - LA).

Philadelphia Eagles: The Eagles have officially promoted Ed Marynowitz (assistant director of player personnel) to vice president of player personnel.

Rutgers: Former athletic director Tim Pernetti has been named president of IMG College Multimedia.

Augustana (D-III - IL): Josh Kotecki has been hired as offensive coordinator / running backs coach at Augie. Kotecki previously coordinated the offense at Dakota Wesleyan University (NAIA - SD).

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Miles College (D-II - AL): We understand the offensive coordinator position on Reggie Ruffin's staff at Miles is open. We also hear the new offensive coordinator might be able to bring / hire a position coach or two.

Case Western Reserve (D-III - OH): Case Western has promoted linebackers coach Warren Miller to defensive coordinator. Miller spent his first two seasons as special teams coordinator / linebackers coach.

Washington Redskins: Chad Grimm, the son of former Hog Russ Grimm, has been hired by the Redskins as a defensive quality control coach.

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UC Davis (FCS):UC Davis is looking to fill an open date on 9/10/16. All interested programs can contact associate athletic director Josh Flushman at