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Wednesday March 28, 2012

Wednesday March 28, 2012

Nevada: We have learned that Middle Tennessee coordinator of player personnel Andy Vaughn has accepted the director of player personnel position at Nevada. 

UNLV: We hear that Montana State grad assistant Michael Rider has accepted a grad assistant job at UNLV. 

Southern Oregon: We hear Delta State grad assistant Michael Starkey has accepted the defensive line job at Southern Oregon. 

Black Hills State (D-II - SD): Tanner Tetrault has been hired to coach the defensive backs and coordinate the special teams. Tetrault served as a graduate assistant at Chadron State during the 2011 season and eventually took over as special teams coordinator.

Wyoming: We hear Sioux Falls tight ends coach Zach Dickson has accepted the offensive grad assistant job at Wyoming. 

Iowa: Kirk Ferentz has announced that recruiting coordinator Eric Johnson will assist with the defensive line and graduate assistant David Raih will work with the tight ends after working with the offensive line the past two seasons. Also, Chris Polizzi has officially joined the staff as a defensive grad assistant.

Arizona State: AD Lisa Love is stepping down and Steve Patterson has been named Athletic Director. 

Arizona Western College (JUCO): Located in Yuma, Arizona, Arizona Western is searching for a defensive backs coach. This is a part-time position with a stipend of $6,800 plus housing. Responsibilities will include recruiting and coaching your own position. Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree, collegiate playing experience and or coaching experience, excellent communication and leadership skills. Please forward all request to Coach Minnick at

Rochester (D-III - NY): We have learned former Susquehanna University defensive lineman Trevor Terpening has taken the defensive graduate assistant position and will be coaching the linebackers.

Penn State: We have confirmed that former Auburn safety Zac Etheridge will join the Penn State staff as a grad assistant.

Brady and Jon Hoke's father, John, passed away yesterday at the age of 80. Please keep their family in your prayers.