Tuesday March 12, 2013
Urbana (D-II - OH): Sources tell us that EJ Henderson has been hired as offensive coordinator and receivers coach. Henderson previously served as the special teams coordinator and receivers coach at Davidson.
Fullerton (CC - CA): Sources tell us that Jason "Ralph" Vandiver will coach the fullbacks at Fullerton CC.
Davidson (FCS - NC): Paul Nichols has announced the hiring of Mitch Browning as assistant head coach / offensive line / tight ends and Diauntae Morrow as running backs coach. Browning coached the running backs / tight ends at Ashland University this past season. Morrow for Nichols at Toledo. This will be his first year coaching.
Marshall: Georgia State running backs coach Thomas Brown has accepted the same position at Marshall according to Chuck Landon of the Herald-Dispatch. Brown accepted the Georgia State position in January after coaching the running backs at Chattanooga last season. Sources tell us the same.
Towson (FCS - MD): We hear quarterbacks coach Jared Ambrose will now also have the offensive coordinator title.
Alabama: Mario Cristobal will earn $475,000 / year under his new agreement with Alabama. Defensive backs coach Greg Brown and receivers coach Billy Napier will each earn $300,000 per year. Chase Goodbread of TideSports.com notes that each of the three will make more than their predecessors made last season. Stoutland earned $395,000, Pruitt made $260,000 and Mike Groh made $285,000.
Marietta College (D-III - OH): Sources tell us that Oberlin College (D-III - OH) offensive coordinator Alan Estep has accepted the same position at Marietta.
Marshall: Sources tell us Doc Holliday will likely have his new running backs coach in place very soon...possible announcement today one source told us late last night.
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Nevada: Utah senior associate athletic director Doug Knuth has been recommended by the president of the university to the Board of Regents. If approved, Knuth's agreement will be three years paying $285,000 per year. As a reminder, Brian Polian's agreement is a five year deal in which he makes about $550,000 per year.