Wednesday March 30, 2011

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Wednesday March 30, 2011

Northern Illinois: We hear defensive quality control Alex Krutsch will be promoted to defensive grad assistant.

University of Minnesota: Our sources tell us that Northern Illinois defensive grad assistant Melvin Rice has accepted the defensive quality control job at Minnesota.

Ohio State: Luke Fickell has added the title of assistant head coach.

Oklahoma Panhandle State: Our sources tell us that Howard Payne defensive backs coach Steve Fox accepted the defensive coordinator job at Oklahoma Panhandle State. A different source tells us that UL-Lafayette offensive grad assistant Chris Limbach accepted the offensive line / associate head coach position.

Arkansas State: Former Arkansas State head coach Steve Roberts accepted the athletic director position of the Cabot Public Schools system.

Michigan: Head coach Brady Hoke has signed his contract that will pay him $2 million next year with an additional $100,000 for each additional year. The length of the contract is 6 years. Hoke can earn $75,000 for a bowl appearance, $125,000 for a 2nd or 3rd place conference bowl, $300,000 for conference championship game appearance, $500,000 for winning the conference championship game.

Ohio State: We are hearing that co-defensive coordinator / linebackers coach Luke Fickell will handle the mid-week pressers and run the team when Tressel is out. Fickell was recognized in December as the 2010 FootballScoop Linebackers Coach of the Year.

Arkansas - Pine Bluff: We are hearing that Southern University (LA) wide receivers coach Eric Dooley accepted the offensive coordinator / wide receivers job at Arkansas - Pine Bluff.

Concord University (WV): DePauw University offensive coordinator Dustin Ward has accepted the offensive coordinator job at Concord University.

South Alabama: Assistant director of video services with the Big 12 Conference, Errol Seaver, accepted the director of football video position at South Alabama.

Brown University: We have learned that Southington HS (CT) head coach DJ Hernandez accepted the quarterbacks job.

High School Scoop: See today's coaching changes.

King's College: in Wilkes-Barre, PA has a Restricted Earnings position available. Position will be coaching Defensive Backs or Linebackers. It's a 10 month position starting Aug 1st. Salary is $9,000 some meals are provided, but housing is not offered. Qualified applicants send materials to jefferyknarr@kings.edu. No phone calls.

Central Oklahoma: Troy offensive grad assistant Buzz Edwards joined the Central Oklahoma staff a couple of weeks ago as offensive line coach.