Posted by: Chris Vannini on Monday August 29, 2016
Miami (FL): Offensive coordinator Thomas Brown and defensive coordinator Manny Diaz will coach from the sideline this season. Mark Richt will call the offensive plays.
LSU: All nine assistants will work from the sideline this season. On Monday, Les Miles explained why.
Texas Tech: Former NFL and Texas Tech offensive lineman Manny Ramirez has joined the staff as director of player development. Ramirez spent the last nine years playing in the NFL.
Nebraska: Offensive coordinator Danny Langsdorf and offensive line coach Mike Cavanaugh will both work from the press box this season.
RPI (NY): Inside linebackers coach Steve Hladio has moved to offensive coordinator / offensive line coach. Hladio is entering his second season and also coached at RPI from 2011-13.
Howard: Former NFL linebacker Cato June has joined the Howard staff as running backs coach / director of football operations. June was previously the head coach at Anacostia High School (DC). In addition, former NFL and Howard offensive lineman Brandon Torrey has joined the staff as offensive line coach. Torrey spent last year as a volunteer assistant at Howard while he finished his degree.
Elizabeth City State (NC): Lake Forest (IL) tight ends / H-backs coach Johnny Johnson has joined the Elizabeth City staff as quarterbacks coach. Johnson spent six months at Lake Forest and was previously the head coach at North Chicago Community High School.
Here are today’s News, Notes & Quotes.