Thursday April 12, 2012
Princeton: Sources close to the program tell us that Princeton is in the process of hiring Mike Cerullo from UConn as director of football operations (confirming a report from Desmond Conner of the Hartford Courant).
Oklahoma State: Salary update compliments of the good work of the Tulsa World...Todd Monken will earn $600,000 this year (50% up from last season), offensive line coach Joe Wickline will make $440,000, inside receivers coach Doug Meacham is making $305,000, wide receivers coach Kasey Dunn is making $210,000 as is running backs coach Jamal Singleton. Defensive coordinator Bill Young will make $430,000, co-defensive coordinator Glenn Spencer will make $360,000, corners coach Jason Jones will make $240,000 and new safeties coach Van Malone will make $210,000. Thus, total for the nine assistants is just over $3 million. Gundy is scheduled to make $3.275 million.
New Orleans Saints: The Saints have announced that assistant head coach / linebackers Joe Vitt will serve as interim head coach for this season. Vitt himself has to sit out weeks 1 - 6. GM Mickey Loomis says they'll decide during training camp who will serve as head coach for those 6 games. Adam Schefter tweeted that offensive line coach Aaron Kromer is expected to serve as head coach for those 6 games.
Merrimack College (D-II - MA): We hear former Yale defensive assistant Dan Rowe has been hired to coach the linebackers at Merrimack College.
East Mississippi (JUCO): Mississippi State offensive graduate assistant D.J. Looney has accepted the assistant offensive line position at East Mississippi CC and will work with the guards and centers.
San Diego State: Grad assistant Mike Schmidt has been promoted to offensive line coach.
MIT (D-III - MA): Sources tell us that offensive coordinator / offensive line coach Ray Butler has resigned.
Dordt College (NAIA - IA): Dordt College is seeking to hire an assistant coach who will also serve as strength & conditioning coach. Applicants should possess a Bachelor's degree and three or more years of coaching experience. Master's degree and teaching experience at the high school or college level is preferred. In addition to coaching, this position will likely include other teaching and / or administrative duties. Employment is set to begin in Summer of 2012. Please send a letter of interest and resume to: Susan Droog, Director of Human Resources at firstname.lastname@example.org
Arkansas: See our 11pm update from last night. We suspect the process will go quiet now given the circumstances; but we'll let you know what we hear.