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Tuesday December 11, 2012

Tuesday December 11, 2012

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Arkansas State: James Bryant, who broke the news that Gus was leaving, is now confirming that Bryan Harsin will be the new head coach at Arkansas State (note from FootballScoop, we have now confirmed as well):

Wisconsin Lutheran (D-III): Head coach Dr. Dennis Miller has stepped down. The College has promoted defensive coordinator Ben Murphy to head coach. 

Old Dominion (FCS - VA): Defensive backs coach Keita Malloy will not return. 

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Arkansas State: Texas offensive coordinator Bryan Harsin will be named head coach at Arkansas State according to a report from SportingLifeArkansas (some of same staff from ArkansasSports360). We have not confirmed and will update. Update> Sources tell us that Harsin is "high on the list"; but we have not confirmed an offer has been made.

Southern Miss: Athletic director Jeff Hammond said Monken's contract is 4 years, approximately $750,000 per. Will update with details once they are available. 

Kentucky: Stoops has now officially added offensive line coach John Schlarman from Troy. 

San Jose State: Defensive coordinator Kent Baer will serve as interim head coach. 

Cincinnati: Sources tell us to look for Tubs to bring former Tennessee offensive line coach Sam Pittman on to his staff. 

Arkansas: Bret Bielema has hired Chris Ash to serve as the defensive coordinator. Ash will remain with Wisconsin through the Rose Bowl.

Bob Gregory (Boise State) - 2012 Linebackers Coach of the Year

Dodge City CC (KS): Sources tell us that Josh Gooch is a candidate for the head coaching position, but the process is still ongoing. Gooch is currently the head coach at Ellsworth CC (IA). There are two other candidates involved as well. Sources tell us to look for the new head coach to be known possibly as early as Friday. 

St. Ambrose (NAIA - IA): St Ambrose University (NAIA) In Davenport, Iowa is seeking a graduate assistant to coach the wide receivers and assist with Special Teams. The position will include a stipend and tuition. Looking for applicants that have a passion for coaching and the energy to perform all the duties associated with a full-time coach. Candidates with Midwest ties are a plus.Successful candidate must be able to start by January 14, 2013. Interested applicants should email their resumes to Matthew Drinkall, Offensive Coordinator No phone calls.

Cal: Cal has officially announced the additions of Tony Franklin as offensive coordinator and Rob Likens as the assistant head coach / wide receivers coach.

Wisconsin: For coaching in the Rose Bowl, the Associated Press is reporting that Barry Alvarez will make $118,500. That money will come directly out of Bret Bielema's $1 million buyout from Arkansas.

Texas Tech: Anderson Independent-Mail writer Greg Wallace reported that Kirby Hocutt is in Clemson today to interview Chad Morris. 

Hamilton Tigercats (Canada): Hamilton has announced that they have relieved head coach George Cortez of his duties.

Augustana (D-II - SD): Sources tell us that St. Olaf (D-III - MN) head coach Jerry Olszewski will be named head coach at Augustana.

Cal: Sources tell us Louisiana Tech special teams coordinator Mark Tommerdahl will join the staff at Cal in the same capacity. 

Central State (D-II - OH): We have learned that offensive coordinator Ben Coates has resigned. 

DePauw (D-III - IN): DePauw is set to interview their final four candidates Monday through Wednesday of this week. The four candidates are former Indiana head coach Bill Lynch (who is currently the associate AD at Butler), United States Military Academy running backs coach Tucker Waugh, Dartmouth special teams coordinator Christopher Wilkerson, and Monmouth College head coach Stephen Bell.

West Virginia: Keith Patterson and Joe DeForest will swap titles (Patterson becoming defenisve coordinator and DeFo becoming co-DC) according to reports from Tom Dienhart and Bruce Feldman.

Temple: Multiple sources reporting and telling us that plenty of coaches have interviewed (Todd Bowles, Cristobal, Matt Rhule, Mario Cristobal, Mark D'Onofrio, etc...). Some excellent candidates. Will update as more becomes clear. 

Northwestern State (FCS - LA): Sources tell us Steve Campbell (Mississippi Gulf Coast head coach) interviewed very well and is likely to be offered the job. 

Arkansas State: Bruce Feldman reports that Texas offensive coordinator Bryan Harsin plans to interview for the head job at Arkansas State. 

Southwest Mississippi CC: Sources tell us former Southern Miss offensive line coach Tucker Peavy will be named head coach at Southwest Mississippi tomorrow. 

Clemson: Dabo Swinney has named Wesley Goodwin the interim on-field secondary coach. Goodwin has been with the staff for three years, working as a video assistant and in "defensive research development". Graduate assistant Brian Mance will continue to work with the secondary as well.

Kentucky: Sources tell us Nebraska grad assistant Vince Marrow will join Mark Stoops staff as tight ends coach. Marrow worked with the tight ends at Nebraska as well. 

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Florida State: Multiple outlets in Tallahassee are reporting what we've been hearing...that Eddie Gran is not expected to return to the staff. We were told that Tubs was hoping to bring Bobby Petrino to Cincinnati if he didn't land a head coaching spot...; but now that this is done, Eddie is the likely choice, that is unless he himself gets a head coaching opportunity. Gran is reportedly interested in Arkansas State, FIU and Jacksonville State. 

Tennessee: Reports out of Tennessee state that Tee Martin will not return to the Vols. 

Georgia State: Learned late last night that Jeff Jagodzinski will join the staff as offensive coordinator. 

Olivet Nazarene (NAIA - IL): Laville HS (IN) head coach Mark Reddy has been named defensive coordinator at Olivet Nazarene.