Wednesday November 13, 2013
Baylor: Art Briles reportedly has agreed to a contract extension through 2023 today, taking him to age 68. It is being widely reported that Briles will make more than $4 million a year. Here's what you need to know.
Florida: Gators AD Jeremy Foley issued the following statement today: "As athletic director, I'm a thousand percent convinced Will Muschamp is the guy to lead this football program. Nothing has changed in the way we feel about Will Muschamp from the day we hired him." Read the full piece here.
Louisville: Louisville will join the ACC on July 1, 2014. Brett McMurphy of ESPN reports that Louisville will pay $11 million to their current conference, the AAC, as part of the separation agreement.
Selection Committee: The terms for the first ever College Football Playoff Selection Committee have been announced. General Mike Gould, Pat Haden, Tom Osborne and Mike Tranghese will have their term end in February of 2016. Barry Alvarez, Oliver Luck, Archie Manning, and Condoleezza Rice will serve on the committee until February of 2017 and Tom Jernstedt, Jeff Long, Dan Radakovich, Tyrone Willingham and Steve Wieberg's terms expire in 2018.
Winnipeg Blue Bombers (CFL): The team has announced that Tim Burke will not return as head coach next season. Burke was in his first full season as head coach after serving as interim head coach midway through last season. Team President and CEO Wade Miller noted that the team is open to exploring the option of Burke serving as an assistant coach in the future.
Maine (FCS): Associate AD for development Seth Woodcock will take over as interim athletics director after current athletics director Steve Abbott steps down on Friday.
Siena Heights (NAIA - MI): Sources tell us offensive coordinator / offensive line coach Jeff Hancock will not return.
Buffalo State (D-III - NY):Buffalo State has opening dates for the 2014 football season. Looking for a game on one of the following dates; 9-13-14 and 10-18-14. We are willing to travel there for the first year then reciprocate with a home game the following season. Looking for games with D3 opponents only. Please contact Christian Ozolins by email firstname.lastname@example.org or by office phone (716) 878-3679 if interested.
Fayetteville State (D-II - NC):Fayetteville State has open dates on; September 6, 2014 (away), September 20, 2014 (home), September 5, 2015 (home), and September 19, 2015 (away). Looking for a home and home series if possible. Please contact Errick Hargrove at 910-672-1939 or email him at email@example.com.