Tuesday January 11, 2011
Boston College: Offensive coordinator Gary Tranquill has decided to retire.
San Diego State: Rocky Long has accepted the head coaching job at San Diego State.
San Diego Chargers: Tampa Bay Bucs special teams coordinator / associate head coach Rich Bisaccia has accepted the special teams coordinator job with San Diego.
UCONN: Former Miami (FL) offensive coordinator Mark Whipple will be the next head coach at UCONN.
Tulsa: Our sources tell us Tulsa has decided not to pursue Steve Kragthorpe for the head coaching job.
Dallas Cowboys: Alabama special teams coordinator / tight ends coach Bobby Williams interviewed with the Dallas Cowboys.
Texas Tech: Our sources tell us that Tommy Tuberville is considering three coaches for the defensive coordinator position. We hear Air Force defensive coordinator / associate head coach Matt Wallerstedt, former South Florida co-defensive coordinator David Blackwell, and current Texas Tech defensive line coach Sam McElroy all have a shot at the job.
Baylor: Our sources tell us the defensive backs coach Kim McLoud will not return.
Washington State: We have learned that linebackers coach Travis Niekamp will not return.
Michigan: Brady Hoke accepted the Michigan head coaching job.
Carolina Panthers: San Diego Chargers defensive coordinator Ron Rivera accepted the head coaching job.
UCONN: We are hearing that Mark Whipple is definitely in it at UCONN. Our source tells us a decision could come as early as tonight.
Denver Broncos: Our sources tell us that New Orleans Saints defensive coordinator Gregg Williams will not interview for the Broncos head coaching job.
Ole Miss: We are hearing that Houston Nutt has interest in Minnesota Vikings wide receivers coach George Stewart and Kansas State defensive backs coach Keith Burns.
South Florida: Check the strength scoop.
LSU: FootballScoop has just confirmed that head coach Les Miles has decided to stay at LSU.
Tulsa: Our sources tell us that many people around the Tulsa program including a heavy donor to the athletic department would like for Steve Kragthorpe to return as head coach. Other sources tell us that Arkansas offensive coordinator Garrick McGee has interest in the job.
LSU: We hear that several people of influence at LSU would like for AD Joe Alleva to contact Jon Gruden if Les Miles accepts the Michigan job.
UAB: FootballScoop has learned that former Memphis head coach Tommy West has accepted the defensive coordinator job at UAB.
Washington State: Our sources tell us that defensive line coach Malik Roberson will not return.