Wednesday January 26, 2011
MTSU: Our sources tell us Murray State offensive coordinator / quarterbacks coach Buster Faulkner has accepted the quarterbacks job at MTSU.
Miami Dolphins: Darren Rizzi has been promoted from assistant special teams coordinator to special teams coordinator. Steve Bush has been promoted from offensive quality control to wide receivers coach. Tony Sparano Jr. will fill the offensive quality control position.
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Arkansas: Offensive coordinator / quarterbacks coach Garrick McGee has received a raise to $425,000 per year. Defensive coordinator Willy Robinson will now earn $375,000.
Oklahoma: Bob Stoops has given a salary raise to his co-offensive coordinators. Josh Heupel has received a raise from $250,000 to $330,000. Jay Norvell has received a raised from $255,000 to $330,000.
Arizona Cardinals: The Cardinals have interviewed Miami Dolphins defensive backs / assistant head coach Todd Bowles for the defensive coordinator position.
Elon University: Assistants Jerrick Hall, Keving Downing, and Scott Browne have been retained. Hall will coach the defensive line. Downing will shift over to offense to serve as the wide receivers coach. Browne will now serve as the special teams coordinator / recruiting coordinator. We reported yesterday that Al Washington has joined the staff on the defensive side. We have now learned that Washington will coach the linebackers.
Webber International University: Our sources tell us that Florida State offensive quality control Eric Losey has accepted the offensive line job at Webber International.
Miami Dolphins: We hear Ike Hilliard has accepted a coaching position with the Dolphins.
Oakland Raiders: Hue Jackson has interviewed Chuck Bresnahan for the defensive coordinator position. Linebackers coach Mike Haluchak, quarterbacks coach Paul Hackett, passing game coordinator Ted Tollner, and assistant offensive line coach Chris Morgan will not return.
Saskatchewan (CFL): We hear Saskatchewan has talked with former Broncos offensive line coach Bob Wylie and Bill MacDermott about a position. Special teams coordinator Jim Daley and defensive backs coach Nelson Martin will not return to the staff.
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Emporia State: We have learned that Mike LoPorto has been promoted to defensive line coach at Emporia State.
Hardin-Simmons: Wimberly HS coach Jeff Whitehead accepted the offensive coordinator / quarterbacks job. University of Dubuque special teams coordinator / associate head coach Bob Fello has accepted the defensive backs / DFO position. Harlington South HS assistant Michael Salinas accepted the special teams coordinator / wide receivers job. Steve Barrow has been promoted to defensive coordinator.
Farleigh Dickinson University: Our sources tell us Rich Mosca has stepped down as head coach.
Miami Dolphins: We hear that Karl Dorrell will move from wide receivers to quarterbacks with the Dolphins.
Ohio State: We have learned that Florida running backs coach Stan Drayton has accepted the wide receivers job at Ohio State.