Wednesday February 26, 2014
St. Norbert College (D-III - WI): Southern Door (Wisc.) High School head coach Dan McCarty has been named defensive coordinator, and Bay Port (Wisc.) High School offensive coordinatorGreg Rabas will join the staff as an offensive assistant.
UTSA: Former Miami, Northern Illinois and Army assistant Marquis Mosely will join Larry Coker's staff as wide receivers coach.
Western Michigan: As we've previously reported,PJ Fleck has now announced the hiring of Matt Simon to coach the receivers.
Concordia University (D-III - Chicago, IL): Joe Jacoby, who narrowly missed being inducted into the NFL Hall of Fame this last year, has been hired to coach the offensive line. Jacoby has previously coached at Shenandoah (D-II - VA).
Nicholls State (FCS - LA): Head coach Charlie Stubbs has announced several role changes to his staff. Steve Adams has been promoted to defensive coordinator, associate head coach Chuck Hepola will serve as special teams coordinator, receivers coach Justin Anderson has been promoted to assistant head coach and will also coach the tight ends. Also, Brandon Nowlin has been promoted to linebackers coach and corners coach Freddie Banks has added the title of video coordinator.
Duquesne (FCS - PA): Jason Makrinos has been announced as co-defensive coordinator/defensive backs coach.
Wisconsin-Whitewater (D-III): The University of Wisconsin-Whitewater is looking for a game on either 9/20/14 or 9/27/14. Would prefer a home game but will consider all options. Contact Brian Borland via email at firstname.lastname@example.org or (262) 472-1058 if interested.
Averett (D-III - VA): Averett has promoted defensive backs coach Jay Kirland to defensive coordinator, and has announced the hiring of Shannon Johnson as offensive coordinator. Johnson spent the past five years at Emory and Henry as an assistant coach, most recently coaching the quarterbacks and serving as pass game coordinator.
Puget Sound (D-III - WA): Tight ends coach Ricky Daley has accepted the head coaching job at Mount Tahoma HS (WA), according to sources.
Savannah State: Former head coach Steve Davenport has been named head coach at Woodland HS (GA).
Louisiana Monroe: Per source, former Army defensive line coach John Mumford will be the new defensive line coach at ULM.
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University of San Diego: Per source, offensive assistant Tyler Sutton is being promoted to running backs coach.
Waldorf (NAIA - IA): Sources tell us that Waldorf has hired former Iowa Wesleyan offensive line / co-recruiting coordinator Erik Personius as an offensive grad assistant with offensive line coaching duties.
Oklahoma State: Per source, Mount Ida (D-III - MA) offensive line coach Mike Tatten will join the Oklahoma State staff as a grad assistant working with the offensive line.
Auburn: Former Auburn linebacker and graduate assistant Travis Williams has been hired as a defensive analyst according to AUTigers.com.
Boise State: Boise State has signed Bryan Harsin to a five-year contract with at least $6.5 million guaranteed, with an automatic one-year extension every time the Broncos reach the nine-win mark. He will earn a base salary of $1 million in 2014 up to $1.65 million in 2018, with bonuses ranging from $15,000 for a division title and $250,000 for a national championship. Staff salaries include: defensive coordinator Marcel Yates ($317,500), offensive coordinator Mike Sanford ($305,000), offensive line coach Scott Huff ($270,000), special teams/running backs/associate head coach Kent Riddle ($250,000), defensive line/assistant head coach Steve Caldwell ($220,000), linebackers coach Andy Avalos ($210,000), tight ends coach Eliah Drinkwitz ($160,000), wide receivers coach Junior Adams ($160,000), and defensive backs coach Julius Brown ($160,000). Additionally, director of football operations Brian Wilkerson will earn $72,500, director of player personnel Taylor Tharp will make $65,000, assistant director of player personnel Antwon Murray will make $45,000 and assistant athletics director for football Brad Larrondo will earn $71,511.
Illinois Wesleyan (D-III): Per sources,IWU has hired former University of San Diego running backs coach Christian Taylor to be their offensive coordinator.
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John Carroll (D-III - OH): Chris Shulahas accepted the defensive coordinator job at John Carroll, according to a report from the Cleveland Plain-Dealer. Shula spend last season as a defensive grad assistant at Indiana.