Wednesday February 19, 2014
San Jose State: Per source, grad assistant Andrew Rolin will be promoted to full time assistant.
Union College (NAIA - KY): Per source, head coach Tommy Reid has chosen to step down to pursue other coaching opportunities. Reid served as head coach for the past 12 seasons at Union.
Miami Dolphins: Offensive line coach Jim Turner has been let go.
Massachusetts: Tight ends coach/recruiting coordinator Shane Waldron will move to offensive line coach according to MaroonMusket.com.
Atlanta Falcons: Former Rams GM Billy Devaney is joining the Falcons' staff as a regional scout per Adam Schefter.
Bemidji State (D-II - MN): Per source, Robert Aurich will join the staff as a defensive grad assistant.
Georgia State: Brock Lough, a graduate assistant who coached the running backs this past season, has been made a full time assistant. Further, head coach Trent Miles told the AJC that that grad assistant Ronnie Fouch will coach the receivers through Spring ball while evaluating who will be hired to fill Keary Colbert's position.
Pitt: San Jose State receivers coach Greg Lewis will be the new receivers coach at Pitt. Take a look at how Pitt has now announced the hire.
Alabama: Georgia State receivers coach Keary Colbert has accepted an offensive analyst position at Alabama per sources. We see that the AJC broke the news an hour ago on twitter.
Hiram (D-III - OH): Hiram College invites applications for a graduate assistant position in football. The primary responsibility will be to assist the head football coach in all facets of the program, to include recruiting, organization/administration of practices and contests, and supporting overall student-athlete success. Additional duties will include assisting with the supervision of the Coleman Sports Center, the administration of our college recreation program and the department video exchange procedures. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: A bachelor’s degree and admission to the Hiram College Master of Arts in Interdisciplinary Studies program. COMPENSATION: Tuition remission for graduate course work at Hiram College, an annual stipend, campus housing and dining. Qualified candidates are encouraged to send a letter of application, resume and names, addresses of three references by email to HR@hiram.edu. Please identify the job title in the subject line when applying.
LSU: Bradley Dale Peveto has accepted the special teams job. Multiple outlets reported yesterday that he was expected to accept, and he has since made it official.
UCLA: Head coach Jim Mora's new contract, signed last December, will "likely" make him the second-highest paid public school coach in the Pac-12 according to the Los Angeles Times. Mora will earn at least $3.25 million in 2014 and a base of $21 million over the next six seasons.
Finally, a study that looks at how pace of play relates to injuries
Ohio Wesleyan (D-III): Ohio Wesleyan is seeking applicants for a defensive back intern with experience coaching or playing the position. The position will have a stipend, room, and board. Please send resumes and all correspondence to email@example.com. NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE.
Kean (D-III - NJ): Sources tell us that Don Bosco Prep (NJ) passing game coordinator Ron Gavazzi has joined the Kean staff in the same role.
Highland Community College (KS): Highland CC is no longer accepting resumes. We thank you all for all of the interest in our positions.
Western Carolina: Former Vanderbilt grad assistant LaMar Morgan has been officially added to the staff, and will coach the defensive backs.
North Central (D-III - IL):North Central College is looking for a scrimmage game September 5th or 6th (or could play August 30th as well). If you have an interest, please contact HC John Thorne at 630-637-5506 or at firstname.lastname@example.org.
West Alabama: Per source, West Alabama has hired Max Thurmond. Thurmond served as the defensive coordinator at Pell City HS (AL) last season.
Bowling Green: Andrew Sowder, who coached the outside receivers at Eastern Illinois last season, has joined the staff as director of player personnel and recruiting coordinator.