Wednesday November 27, 2013
Our condolences go out to the Briles family. Art's brother Eddie has passed away.
North Dakota (FCS): The head job is posted until December 10th. So far (and there is plenty of time to go), just under 20 coaches have formally applied. The full list is here.
Sioux Falls (D-II - SD): We hear defensive line coach Tremaine Jackson has been promoted to defensive coordinator and offensive grad assistant Jon Eastman has been promoted to offensive line coach.
UNLV: The school has announced that head coach Bobby Hauck has agreed to a new three year contract that runs through 2016.
Concordia (D-II - MN): Good news to report. Sources tell us after hearing from nearly every player on the team, athletic director Tom Rubbelke has reinstated offensive coordinator Todd Strop.
Kansas: KUSports.com is reporting that offensive line coach Tim Grunhard will step down following the season and Charlie Weis plans to bring Rice offensive coordinator John Reagan in as offensive coordinator. We have not confirmed.Update> Sources tell us Weis offered the position to Reagan weeks ago. Significantly more money involved (plus his children live there).
Central State (D-II - OH): Sources tell us EJ Junior will not return as head coach.
UConn: Norm Wood of the Daily Press reports that Bud Foster's agent confirms that UConn at some point reached out to gauge interest from Foster but confirms no interview has been set up. Update> Bud Foster speaking with reporters this afternoon said, "Nobody's contacted me. We haven't talked about the job. We haven't done anything....You guys know as much as I do about UConn."
BC Lions (Canada): The Lions and offensive coordinator Jacques Chapdelaine have mutually decided to part ways.
Finalists - Special Teams Coordinator of the Year - presented by ProGrass
Edmonton Eskimos (Canada): Toronto Argonauts defensive coordinator Chris Jones has been named head coach.
Arizona State: The University has posted the position of Assistant Athletic Director for Recruiting and Scouting on the school's website. Applications are due Monday December 2nd. See the full posting here. If that direct link doesn't work for you, go here and then "search openings" and then search Keyword: 71BR
UMKC: The school is set to promote interim athletics director Carla Wilson to the full-time position.
Grambling (FCS - LA): We hear there is an excellent chance that Broderick Fobbs will be named head coach at Grambling following the Bayou Classic game Saturday against Southern. Fobbs played running back under Eddie Robinson at Grambling and currently serves as the tight ends coach at McNeese State.
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Central State (D-II - OH): Central State University is looking for a Division II HBCU opponent for a home game and will pay guarantee money. The date is October 18, 2014. If interested please contact Director of Football Operations / Player Personnel, Devrance Fisher at firstname.lastname@example.org or 937-376-6190.