Thursday November 21, 2013

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Former Toledo and Iowa head coach Frank Lauterbur has passed away. Please keep his family in your prayers.

Southern Connecticut State: Offensive coordinator Tom Godek has been named interim head coach. 

Dallas Cowboys: Jerry Jones said today that Jason Garrett will be their head coach next season; but in doing so noted there is a long way to go in this season...

Akron: Terry Bowden has agreed to a two year extension at Akron (terms have not been released). 

West Georgia (D-II): Will Hall has accepted the head job at West Georgia. 

Dickinson State (NAIA - ND): After 38 seasons, head coach Hank Biesiot has resigned. Biesiot steps down ranking #2 on the NAIA career wins list.

Bentley University (D-II - MA): After being involved with the football program for 28 years, including the past five as the head coach, Thom Boerman has decided to retire, effective November 30th.

Aurora (D-III - IL): A "national search" is now underway. We hear they are indeed looking for a coach from outside the program. 

North Carolina Central (FCS): Sources in the industry tell us that North Carolina Central has began their national search for a new head coach. As a reminder just before the start of the season, Henry Frazier was relieved of the head coaching duties and offensive line coach Dwayne Foster was elevated to the interim head coaching position. As always, we'll keep you updated on how this plays out.

Dirk Koetter: The Atlanta Falcon's Offensive Coordinator reveals only to X&O Labs why he considers Four Verticals a horizontal concept; how the "Stop" route by Outside Receivers can be more productive than the "Comeback"; how you should vary routes for your Single Back to make him the most effective receiver in the package; and other details he's never told about his offense. Click here to read the exclusive Dirk Koetter interview.

Western Oregon (D-II - OR):Western Oregon is looking for a Division II game on October 4th, 2014. Willing to play a road game in 2014 with the possibility of a return home game Sept 5th, 2015. Please contact Head Coach Arne Ferguson at fergusa@wou.edu.