Wednesday March 9, 2011

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Wednesday March 9, 2011

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Wake Forest: We are hearing that Jim Grobe has talked with West Virginia outside receivers coach Lonnie Galloway about joining the Wake Forest staff.

Samford University: Kentucky director of basketball operations Martin Newton accepted the athletic director position at Samford.

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Marian University (Indianapolis, Indiana): Part Time defensive backs coach. $1,000 for season. Start date August 1, 2011 through season. Please send resume, 3 references and cover letter to Martin Mathis Assistant Head Coach/Co-Defensive Coordinator

LSU: We have learned that NY Giants assistant special teams coach Thomas McGaughey has accepted the special teams coordinator job at LSU.

Nevada: Head coach Chris Ault will receive a 2-year extension with pay increase to over $500,000 per year. Ault will earn $518,000 in 2013.

Indiana: Here are the salaries are the new coaches: co-defensive coordinator / linebackers coach Mike Ekeler ($300,000), co-defensive coordinator / safeties coach Doug Mallory ($300,000), co-offensive coordinator / wide receivers coach Kevin Johns ($250,000), co-offensive coordinator / quarterbacks coach Rod Smith ($240,000), offensive line coach Greg Frey ($220,000), defensive tackles coach Mark Hagen ($180,000), defensive ends coach Brett Diersen ($160,000), running backs Deland McCullough ($150,000), corners coach Brandon Shelby ($150,000), strength coach Mark Hill ($160,000), director of football operations William Johnson ($110,000).

Kansas State: We have learned that Kansas State defensive grad assistant Kyle Williams has accepted the defensive backs job at Evangel University (MO).

North Dakota State: Head coach Craig Bohl has agreed to a new 5-year contract. Bohl's base salary is expected to be close to $174,000 with an annual raise and incentives.

Illinois Wesleyan: Penn State defensive quality control Travis Rundle has accepted the defensive coordinator job at Illinois Wesleyan.

Millersville University: Our sources tell us former Mansfield University head coach Jim Shiffer accepted the offensive line job at Millersville University.

USC: We hear defensive quality control Austin Thomas will become the assistant DFO and former manager Eric Ziskin will fill the defensive quality control job.

Ursinus College: Our sources tell us Widener University grad assistant Marc Lordi accepted the defensive line job.