Tuesday January 13, 2015
B.C. Lions (CFL): Per source, Johnny Holland is being retained as linebackers coach by new head coach Jeff Tedford, Mark Washington will serve as defensive coordinator and we understand that Williams Fields will be the new defensive backs coach.
San Jose State: Jimmy Durkin of the Mercury News has an interesting read on the very challenging situation regarding Jimmie Dougherty's offer from Michigan (which we understand Harbaugh then backed away from) and the odd situation that has caused at SJSU.
New York Jets: Todd Bowles plans to hire Chan Gailey as his offensive coordinator per Adam Schefter.
Furman: Bridgewater College defensive line / linebackers coach Kyle Gillenwater is the new defensive coordinator / linebackers coach at Furman.
Michigan: Ravens' offensive quality control Jay Harbaugh will join Jim's staff at Michigan as tight ends coach per multiple reports.
Charlotte: Per source, Aaron Curry is being promoted to defensive line coach at Charlotte.
San Jose State: Receivers coach Terry Malley has been let go, per Jimmy Durkin who covers the team.
New York Jets: Todd Bowles will be the new head coach of the Jets per multiple reports.
Cincinnati: Per source, Auburn director of player development Kenny Ingram is joining the staff at Cincinnati and will coach the defensive tackles.
Wisconsin: Dave Aranda (DC / ILBs) and Joe Rudolph (OC/OL) have been officially announced at Wisconsin. Further, Hawaii defensive backs coach Daronte Jones will join the staff in the same capacity per Adam Rittenberg of ESPN.
Michigan: Youngstown State safeties coach Michael Zordich has accepted a position on Michigan's staff per Dana Balash who covers YSU.
Trine (D-III): Head coach Matt Land has been appointed vice-president of the University. Defensive coordinator Troy Abbs has been named the new head coach.
New York Jets: The Jets have announced Mike Maccagnan as their new general manager.
LSU: LSU plans to hire Alabama linebackers coach Kevin Steele as their new defensive coordinator.
Dallas Cowboys: ESPN is reporting that head coach Jason Garrett and the organization are "on the brink of a new 5-year contract". Also, defensive coordinator Rod Marinelli and the Cowboys have reached an agreement on a contract for him to stay, according to a report from Ian Rapoport.
NFL Pro Bowl: The NFL has announced that John Harbaugh's Ravens staff and Jason Garrett's Cowboys staff will be the two staffs coaching in the Pro Bowl.
Susquehanna: Tom Perkovich (offensive coordinator at Muhlenberg) will be named head coach at Susquehanna University.
SMU: LD Bell High School head coach Mark Smith is joining Chad Morris' staff at SMU. We hear he will serve as director of recruiting.
East Central (CC - MS): East Central is seeking a highly motivated defensive restricted earnings assistant with playing or coaching experience with linebackers or defensive backs, preferably with Mississippi ties. This position requires computer skills (Hudl & Microsoft office). Compensation includes a small 10 month stipend plus room & board. Please email you resume and references to head coach Ken Karcher at email@example.com No phone calls please.
ASA College (NY): Offensive coordinator Chris Boden has been promoted to head coach.
Pittsburgh Steelers: Linebackers coach Keith Butler has been promoted to defensive coordinator.
Georgia: Mark Richt has announced promotions for defensive line coach Tracy Rocker (associate head coach) and running backs head coach Bryan McClendon (assistant head coach).
Virginia: Wisconsin receivers coach Chris Beatty will join the UVA staff, per SI.
Florida A&M: Per source, former Buffalo receivers / special teams coordinator Marty Spieler will be the new offensive coordinator / quarterbacks coach at FAMU.
UNC Charlotte: Texas State defensive grad assistant Mark Hogan has accepted the same role at Charlotte, per source.
Oklahoma: Bobby Jack Wright made it official today, announcing his retirement from coaching.
South Alabama: Former UAB tight ends coach Richard Owens will join the South Alabama staff in the same capacity, per SI.
Buffalo Bills: Defensive coordinator Jim Schwartz will not return according to Adam Caplan of ESPN.