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Wednesday December 19, 2012

Wednesday December 19, 2012

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Indiana State (FCS): Sources tell us Mike Sanford has offered the offensive coordinator / quarterbacks job to Shane Steichen (San Diego Chargers staff assistant). Steichen played quarterback for Sanford at UNLV and worked with him at both UNLV and Louisville. 

Western Kentucky: Sources tell us Bobby Petrino has offered the defensive coordinator role to Nick Holt. He is expected to accept. 

Texas A&M: Earlier today Kevin Sumlin said running backs coach Clarence McKinney would call the plays in their bowl game. 

Nicholls State (FCS - LA): Offensive line coach Mario Jeberaeel and special teams coordinator / safeties coach Ricky Brumfield have resigned. 

Savannah State (FCS - GA): Offensive coordinator Terrance Mathis has decided not to return. 

Auburn: Gus Malzahn has hired his offensive line coach at Arkansas State, JB Grimes. 

Arkansas: Bret Bielema has hired George McDonald to coach the receivers. McDonald coached the receivers last season at Miami (FL), and previously spent two seasons with the Browns.

Utah State: Offensive coordinator Matt Wells interviewed today for the head coaching postion according to the Salt Lake Tribune. The Tribune said sources tell them Utah defensive coordinator Kalani Sitake is also a candidate. 

Idaho: Paul Petrino has announced his coaching staff. The two coordinators are Kris Cinkovich, who will serve as the offensive coordinator, and Ronnie Lee who will coordinate the defense. Position coaches are; Patrick Libey (DL) Jason Schumacher (RB's), Mike Anderson (LB's), Jon Carvin (OL), Bryce Erickson (QB's), Al Pupunu (TE's), Mike Mickens (CB's). Libey and Pupunu were retained from the previous staff.

Wisconsin: We have confirmed that Utah defensive line coach Chad Kauha'aha'a will join Gary Andersen's staff at Wisconsin. 

Notre Dame College (D-II): Notre Dame College is no longer accepting applications for the defensive coordinator position. Thank you all for your interest. 

The Coach Tracker App:FourFive Six entire staffs have subscribed to the App this morning alone. Indispensible tool when on the road. For more information visit this link, or call 225.445.8223. 

North Greenville (D-II - SC): North Greenville University is looking for a game September 14, 2013. Please contact OL/OC Kenneth Ray. 864-977-7115 Email for more information if you are interested.

Idaho: Patrick Libey (special teams / defensive backs) will be retained by Paul Petrino (per a tweet from AD Rob Spear).

Florida Tech (D-II): Florida Tech, a member of the Gulf South Conference, is seeking to add a defensive grad assistant in January. The position will work specifically with the defensive line. Position includes tuition and a stipend. All contact should go to defensive coordinator Willie Tillman at Please do not contact other staff members about this opportunity. 

Stanford: Stanford has announced that they have entered into a new "long-term" agreement with head coach David Shaw. No details were announced. 

Louisiana Tech: Sources tell us that Skip Holtz has offered Edna Karr HS (New Orleans) head coach Jabbar Juluke a position on his staff. Additionally, defensive line coach Stan Eggen has been retained. 

Wilmington College (D-III - OH): Sources tell us that Bluefield College (NAIA - VA) defensive coordinator Stacey Hairston has accepted the head coaching position at Wilmington College. 

Boston College: Steve Addazio will add UConn's defensive coordinator Don Brown in the same capacity, according to Bruce Feldman.

Utica College (D-III – NY): Utica needs an away game for Week 1 of 2013 (Sept. 7, 2013). Future corresponding dates are Sept. 6, 2014, and Sept. 5, 2015. Please contact Head Football Coach Blaise Faggiano at

Concordia University-Ann Arbor (NAIA - MI): Concordia is looking to fill 2 of the following 3 open dates for the 2013 season. August 31st, September 14th and October 26th. Would be 1 year commitments with potential for a return trip in 2014. Looking for NCAA or NAIA games. Please contact Head Coach Lonnie Pries at if interested.

Illinois State (FCS): With Greg Mclain moving up to tight ends, we hear Sheldon Cross will move into the offensive assistant slot. 

Western Illinois (FCS): Sources close to the situation tell us the Minnesota Duluth (D-II) head coach Bob Nielson will be named head coach at Western Illinois later today. 

Morehead State (FCS - KY): Sources tell us that Centre College defensive line coach Dontae Wright will join the staff in the same capacity.

Illinois State: Sources tell us offensive assistant Greg McLain has been promoted to tight ends coach. 

Ave Maria University (NAIA - FL): Offensive coordinator Marty Quinn has been promoted to head coach. Sources tell us Quinn will look to bring in a new offensive coordinator. 

Morehead State (FCS - KY): Sources tell us Georgetown College (NAIA - KY) offensive coordinator Craig Mullins has accepted a position on Rob Tenyer's staff at Morehead. 

Idaho State: Head coach Mike Kramer has made a number of moves. Spencer Toone (defensive grad assistant at Utah State) has been hired as outside linebackers and Mike Ferriter (offensive grad assistant at UNLV) has been hired as inside receivers / running backs. Matt Troxel will now coach offensive line and Roger Cooper is moving to inside linebackers. Kramer is also looking to hire a defensive coordinator.