Tuesday March 6, 2012
College of the Desert (JC - CA): We have learned that Bryan Robinson has been hired to coach the defensive line and Mike Knapp has been hired as linebackers coach. Marcus Black has switched from defensive line to offensive line as well.
Florida: Florida has released contract info...Offensive coordinator Brent Pease has a three year agreement at $500,000 per ($490k from the school and $10k from Nike) and an allowance for a car. Offensive line coach Tim Davis has a one year deal totalling $285,000 plus an allowance for a car and new strength coach Jeff Dillman has a two year agreement at $225,000 plus an allowance for a car.
UNLV: Former UCLA assistant Tim Hundley has been brought on to coach the linebackers.
UMass: Charley Molnar has hired Rod Plummer to coach the running backs and coordinate the special teams. Plummer spent the past three seasons at Yale in the same capacity.
Maine: We have learned that Kyle Archer, receivers / recruiting coordinator at Brown University, has accepted the receivers / special teams coordinator job at Maine.
Tarleton State (D-II - TX): We have learned that Kansas State offensive grad assistant Jonathan Beasley has accepted the receivers job at Tarleton State.
Claremont Mudd Scripps (D-III - CA): Aaron Cloud has been hired as the Wide Receivers coach. Coach Cloud was formerly the WR’s coach at Pacific University in Oregon.
Walsh University (D-II - OH): Devin Jordan has been hired to coach the recievers. Jordan spent last season in the same capacity at Otterbein University (D-III - OH).
Lamar: Head coach Ray Woodard announced 3 of his new hires yesterday. According to Woodard, Larry Kueck has joined the staff as receivers coach and Chuck Langston has joined as director of football operations. Last year's co-defensive coordinators Craig McGallion and Allen Johnson will now focus on their positions with McGallion coaching the linebackers and Johnson coaching the secondary and serving as assistant head coach.
Texas Southern: Former Langston head coach Greg Johnson has joined the Texas Southern staff as co-defensive coordinator corners.
App State: As we told you about a month ago, Chris Foster has joined the staff as running backs coach. Justin Stepp is now coaching the receivers.
Longtime Ohio Wesleyan head coach Jack Fouts passed away recently at the age of 86. Please keep his family in your thoughts.