Sources: FCS head coach expected to join Texas staff

Montana State head coach Jeff Choate is a strong candidate to join the Texas staff, sources tell FootballScoop. A deal could be completed as soon as the next 24 hours, we're told. Steve Sarkisian initially turned to former Oklahoma defensive coordinator Mike Stoops to fill...

Sources: Louisville has their new quarterbacks coach

Louisville plans to promote Pete Thomas to be the Cardinals' new quarterbacks coach, sources told FootballScoop on Friday. Thomas spent the past two seasons as a quality control coach at Louisville. The promotion continues a fast rise for the 29-year-old, who finished his college career at...

Stop saying defense wins championships

Offense sells tickets, Bear Bryant once said, but defense wins championships. That quote has been adopted as gospel, largely because its author was the greatest college football coach of his time. With six national championships to his name, Bear Bryant knew a thing or...

Sources: Tennessee’s Danny White bringing 2 hires from UCF

Danny White turned the world of college athletics administration upside down Thursday when he departed his role atop the Central Florida athletics department to run the show at the University of Tennessee. Now White, flush with a multi-year deal that, per industry sources makes him...

Dirk Koetter has announced his retirement

Dirk Koetter has announced his retirement following a remarkable career spanning nearly four decades. Koetter's coaching career began as a young head coach at Highland HS (ID) back in the early 80's after his playing days at Idaho State came to an end, but what...

Sources: Dan Mullen filling final Florida Gators staff spot

Dan Mullen's Florida Gators staff is once again intact. Sources on Friday told FootballScoop that Mullen has moved to pluck Jules Montinar away from the University of South Florida staff to work with the Gators' defensive backs. A formal announcement of Montinar's addition to the Florida...

Sources: Unconventional candidate interviews for Georgia defensive backs job

Charlton Warren is now Indiana's defensive coordinator, and Georgia is on the hunt for a new defensive backs coach. The Georgia staff is deep in the interview process, and one unconventional candidate has sat for multiple interviews. Glenn Ford is a candidate to become Georgia's...

Greg Mattison to retire after 40+ years in college football

Greg Mattison spent a few seasons coaching high school football in the 1970's before starting his college coaching career as a graduate assistant at Illinois in 1976. Outside of three seasons with the Ravens, including as the team's defensive coordinator in 2009-10, Mattison spent over...

Louisville losing offensive coordinator to an NFL opportunity

New Falcons head coach Arthur Smith is dipping into the ACC for his offensive line hire. Tom Pelissero tweets that the Falcons and Smith are expected to hire Louisville offensive coordinator Dwayne Ledford to fill their offensive line opening. A number of other outlets are...