Posted by: Chris Vannini on Tuesday May 17, 2016
Duke: Head coach David Cutcliffe earned more than $2.3 million in 2014, according to tax returns obtained by USA Today, including a $400,000 raise in base salary. In addition, athletic director Kevin White earned about $1 million.
South Florida: TCU associate AD for external relations Scott Kull has joined USF as deputy for external relations, and USF deputy AD Barry Clements’ has a new title of executive deputy AD, according to the Tampa Bay Times. Kull has been at TCU since 2005, and Clements has been at USF for 33 years.
NFL: Former Philadelphia Eagles offensive lineman and former congressman Jon Runyan will be named NFL vice president of policy and rules administration, according to the Washington Post. The role will include imposing fines and suspensions for on-field infractions. Runyan played in the NFL from 1996-2009. He served in the U.S. House of Representatives from 2011-14.
UConn: As part of his new two-year contract through 2020, head coach Bob Diaco will earn $1.7 million in 2016 (up from $1.5 million), with $100,000 raises each year up to $2.1 million in 2020, according to the Hartford Courant.
NFL: More than 25 college coaches moved up to the NFL this offseason. Here is the full list.
Kansas State: Former Minnesota head coach Jerry Kill has joined Kansas State as an associate athletic director. The 54-year-old Kill stepped down at Minnesota last October due to health issues, and he and the school couldn’t come to an agreement on a position there. ESPN’s Brett McMurphy reports Kill will not be any sort of coach-in-waiting. Kill will have a one-year contract that rolls over and a $150,000 salary.
Georgia: Defensive coordinator Mel Tucker will call defensive plays in games, Kirby Smart told fans on Monday.
UC Davis: Stanford senior associate athletic director of external relations Kevin Blue has been named athletic director at UC Davis. Blue spent seven years at Stanford and worked close with the football program, overseeing operations aspects of Stanford’s bowl games.
Bowling Green: San Diego State deputy athletic director Bob Moosbrugger has been named athletic director at Bowling Green. Moosbrugger has been at SDSU since 2000 and moved into his current role last June. He’s a Bowling Green graduate and played baseball at the school in the early 1990s. Here’s an updated look at the new AD’s for 2016.
Here are today’s News, Notes & Quotes.