Posted by: Chris Vannini on Saturday January 14, 2017

Jacksonville Jaguars: The Sporting News’ Alex Marvez reports Michigan running backs coach Tyrone Wheatley will join the Jaguars staff, but Scout.com's Sam Webb reports it's premature, and all options are being considered. Wheatley was a finalist for the Western Michigan head coaching job and worked under Doug Marrone at Syracuse and with the Bills from 2010-14.

Los Angeles Chargers: Former Bills offensive assistant Pat Meyer will follow Anthony Lynn to LA as offensive line coach, according to Alex Marvez. Meyer spent two years with the Bills.

Minnesota: MLive.com reports Western Michigan head strength coach Dan Nichol has resigned, meaning he’s expected to join the Minnesota staff.

Georgia Southern: Tight ends coach / special teams coordinator Chad Lunsford has added the title of assistant head coach.

Lafayette (PA): Florida graduate assistant Christian Pace has joined the Lafayette staff as running backs coach. Pace worked at UF with new Lafayette head coach John Garrett.

Buffalo Bills: Former Rams defensive line coach Mike Waufle will join the Bills staff as defensive line coach. Waufle spent five years with the Rams and has coached in the NFL since 1998.

Louisville: With the addition of Mike Summers, co-offensive coordinator / offensive line coach Chris Klenakis will move to tight ends. In addition, Inside linebackers coach / special teams coordinator Tony Grantham is no longer with the program. Keep track of open FBS assistant jobs here.

Washington Redskins: CBS Sports reports quarterbacks coach Matt Cavanaugh is expected to be promoted to offensive coordinator, with head coach Jay Gruden calling plays.

Boise State: Azusa Pacific (CA) linebackers coach Spencer Danielson has joined the Boise State staff as a defensive assistant. Danielson spent four years at Azusa Pacific.

Minnesota: Western Michigan offensive graduate assistant Greg Harbaugh has joined the Minnesota staff as an offensive quality control coach. Harbaugh spent two years at WMU.

Jacksonville Jaguars: Former 49ers offensive line coach Pat Flaherty has joined the Jags in the same role. Flaherty spent one year with the 49ers and worked under Tom Coughlin with the Giants from 2004-15.

TCU: Arizona State offensive line coach Chris Thomsen will join the TCU staff, per multiple reports. Thomsen is a former TCU player.

Louisville: Florida offensive line coach Mike Summers will be the new offensive line coach at Louisville, according to ESPN’s Brett McMurphy. Summers has been at Florida since 2014, and he was previously Louisville’s offensive line coach under Bobby Petrino from 2003-06. 

Western Michigan: Tim Lester will make “as much as $1.1 million annually,” according to the Lansing State Journal. P.J. Fleck’s $800,000 salary at WMU was already the highest in the MAC, not including bonuses. Lester’s assistant salary pool will also be $1.1 million. Here’s what Lester said at his introduction. 

Clemson: Dabo Swinney says defensive tackles coach Dan Brooks is retiring. Brooks has been at Clemson since 2009 and previously worked at Tennessee for 15 years. He was named the 2016 AFCA assistant coach of the year. 

Delaware: Buffalo running backs coach / special teams coordinator Matt Simon has been named offensive coordinator at Delaware. Simon spent six years at Buffalo.

Los Angeles Rams: Former Saints defensive line coach Bill Johnson will join the Rams in the same role, according to The Sporting News’ Alex Marvez. Johnson was with the Saints from 2009-16. In addition, former Redskins defensive coordinator Joe Barry will join the Rams as linebackers coach, according to NFL Network’s Ian Rapoport. Barry spent the last two years with the Redskins.

Lehigh (PA): Wide receivers coach Scott Brisson will be promoted to offensive coordinator. Brisson has spent the past three years at Lehigh.

Georgetown: Safeties coach / special teams coordinator Kevin Doherty has been promoted to defensive coordinator. Dohety has been on staff for five years. 

Oakland Raiders: The Raiders have decided to file paperwork to move to Las Vegas, according to NFL Network.

Indianapolis Colts: Adam Schefter reports owner Jim Irsay did pursue Jon Gruden, but Gruden will stay in TV.

Old Dominion: The Virginian-Pilot reports head coach Bobby Wilder’s new 5-year contract remains unsigned. The deal would increase Wilder’s salary from $554,900 to about $660,000, but Wilder wants more security for his assistants. 

UConn: New defensive coordinator Billy Crocker will earn $300,000 annually on a 3-year deal, according to the school. Crocker previously coached at Villanova for 12 years.

Houston Texans: Bill O’Brien tells the Houston Chronicle that he isn’t leaving and will continue to coach the Texans, amid reports of friction with the organization.

Cleveland Browns: Winnipeg Blue Bombers offensive line coach Bob Wylie will join the Browns as offensive line coach, according to The Sporting News’ Alex Marvez. Wyle has spent the past three years in the CFL and has been coaching since 1980.

Denver Broncos: Running backs coach Eric Studesville will be retained, according to The Denver Post.

Posted by: Chris Vannini on Friday January 13, 2017

Cal: Wisconsin defensive coordinator Justin Wilcox has accepted the Cal head coaching job and will have a 5-year contract, according to ESPN’s Brett McMurphy. Read more here.

West Virginia: Cal offensive coordinator Jake Spavital will join West Virginia as offensive coordinator, and current OC Joe Wickline will move to offensive line coach, according to Fox Sports’ Bruce Feldman. Spavital was WVU’s quarterbacks coach from 2011-12. Keep track of open FBS assistant jobs here.

Jacksonville Jaguars: Defensive coordinator Todd Wash will be retained by Doug Marrone, according to multiple reports. Wash has spent three years with the Jags and was promoted to coordinator last year.

UConn: Villanova defensive coordinator Billy Crocker will join the UConn staff as defensive coordinator, according to NBC Connecticut and the Hartford Courant. Crocker has spent the last 12 years at Villanova, including five as defensive coordinator. 

Cleveland Browns: Former Jaguars defensive backs coach DeWayne Walker has joined the Browns as defensive backs coach, according to the Akron Beacon Journal. Walker spent four years with the Jags and was previously New Mexico State’s head coach.

Chattanooga: North Alabama wide receivers coach Ryan Aplin has joined the Chattanooga staff in the same role. Aplin spent one year at North Alabama and was previously a GA at Auburn.

Western Michigan: Former Purdue quarterbacks coach Tim Lester has been named head coach at Western Michigan. Read more here.

Nebraska: Former UConn head coach Bob Diaco is expected to be named Nebraska defensive coordinator, according to the Lincoln Journal Star. Diaco spent the last three years at UConn. Before that, Diaco won the Broyles Award in 2012 as the nation’s top assistant coach while Notre Dame’s defensive coordinator. He's a former Iowa player with all of his coaching experience on the East Coast or in the Midwest. Diaco was also in the mix for the same job at Arkansas.

Buffalo Bills: Former Chargers linebackers coach Bob Babich has joined the Bills in the same role. Babich spent one year with the Chargers and has previously coached with the Jaguars, Bears and Rams. 

Iowa State: Michigan State offensive graduate assistant Colby Kratch has joined the Iowa State staff as a defensive assistant. Kratch spent two years at MSU.

UConn: Coastal Carolina cornerbacks coach Curome Cox has joined the UConn staff as defensive backs coach. Cox spent four years at CCU and was previously a graduate assistant at Maryland under Randy Edsall. Keep track of new FBS staffs here.

College Football Playoff: Ohio State athletic director Gene Smith will replace Wisconsin AD Barry Alvarez on the selection committee, according to ESPN. The three-year terms of Alvarez, Bobby Johnson and Condoleeza Rice have expired. 

Minnesota: Northern Iowa defensive line coach Bryce Paup will join the Minnesota staff as defensive line coach, according to Sports Illustrated. Paup has been at UNI since 2013. In addition, Western Michigan running backs coach Kenni Burns will follow P.J. Fleck to Minnesota, according to multiple reports. This completes Fleck's staff. 

Independence CC (KS): Minnesota graduate assistant Lee Grimes has joined the Independence staff as offensive line coach. Grimes spent one year at Minnesota. 

Western Kentucky: Former Fresno State head strength and conditioning coach Thomas Stallworth has been named WKU director of football strength and conditioning. Stallworth spent one season at Fresno and previously worked at Texas Tech, NC State and Mississippi State. 

Los Angeles Rams: Head coach Sean McVay says he will call offensive plays. 

Elon (NC): A source tells CoachingSearch that Lehigh (PA) offensive coordinator / quarterbacks coach Drew Folmar will join the Elon staff as offensive coordinator. Folmar spent three years at Lehigh, winning the Patriot League in 2016.

Denver Broncos: According to 9News, former Chargers offensive coordinator Mike McCoy will join the Broncos as offensive coordinator, and former Raiders offensive coordinator Bill Musgrave will join the Broncos as quarterbacks coach. McCoy spent the past four years leading the Chargers and was the Broncos OC from 2009-12. Musgrave spent the past two years with the Raiders.  

Toledo: Mississippi State offensive quality control assistant Mike Bellamy will join the Toledo staff as wide receivers coach, CoachingSearch has confirmed. WTOL first reported the news. Bellamy spent one year at Mississippi State and was previously Illinois’ wide receivers coach from 2012-15. 

Philadelphia Eagles: The Eagles are interested in talking to former Rams wide receivers coach Mike Groh about their wide receivers job, according to ESPN’s Adam Caplan. 

Buffalo Bills: Special teams coordinator Danny Crossman will be retained by Sean McDermott. Crossman has been with the Bills since 2013.

San Francisco 49ers: Cardinals vice president of player personnel Terry McDonough will interview for the 49ers general manager job today.

Kansas: Michigan State defense / special teams intern Brett Allen will join the Kansas staff as a graduate assistant. 

Alabama: Offensive analyst Mike Locksley is expected to be promoted to an on-field role, according to ESPN’s Brett McMurphy. Locksley has been at Alabama for one year and was previously the offensive coordinator at Maryland from 2012-15.

Oregon: Alabama offensive tackles / tight ends coach Mario Cristobal will join the Oregon staff as co-offensive coordinator, according to 247Sports and multiple reports. Cristobal has been at Alabama since 2013 and was previously the head coach at FIU from 2007-12. ESPN's Brett McMurphy adds that assistant David Reaves will be the other co-offensive coordinator. 

Oakland Raiders: Assistant quarterbacks coach Jake Peetz will be promoted to quarterbacks coach, according to The MMQB’s Albert Breer. Previous quarterbacks coach Todd Downing was moved up to offensive coordinator. Peetz has been with the Raiders for two years.

Cabrillo College (CA): Humboldt State (CA) linebackers coach Darren Arbet has been named head coach of Cabrillo College. Arbet is the former San Jose SaberCats head coach and GM from 1999-2015.

Purdue: Former Western Kentucky running backs coach Chris Barclay has joined the Purdue staff as offensive quality control, and WKU football character coach Sean Pugh has joined Purdue as director of player development. Barclay spent one year at WKU, and Pugh was at WKU from 2008-16. Both are following Jeff Brohm to West Lafayette. 

Los Angeles Rams: The Dolphins have blocked offensive line coach Chris Foerster from interviewing for the Rams offensive coordinator job, according to NFL Network’s Mike Garafolo.

Houston: UH has denied that former LSU quarterback Jordan Jefferson has joined the staff. Major Applewhite says further decisions haven’t been made. Jefferson deleted a tweet saying he had joined the staff. Applewhite told ESPN Radio Baton Rouge, “Any job announcement will come out of my mouth, we don't have to worry about Twitter.”  

Mount Union (OH): Mason High School (MI) head coach Jerry VanHavel has stepped down and will join the Mount Union staff, according to the Lansing State Journal.

Los Angeles Chargers: Anthony Lynn’s contract is a 4-year deal.

Jacksonville Jaguars: Former Broncos special teams coordinator Joe DeCamillis has joined the Jaguars in the same role. DeCamillis spent two years with the Broncos and has previously directed special teams for the Bears and Cowboys. He was a Jags special teams coach from 2007-08.

Pittsburgh Steelers: Outside linebackers coach Joey Porter has been reinstated after his arrest last weekend, and he will coach in the playoff game this weekend. 

San Jose State: Former Fresno State tight ends coach Joe Bernardi has joined the SJSU staff as offensive line coach, Contra Costa (CA) head coach Alonzo Carter has joined SJSU as running backs coach, and Oregon State quality control assistant Bojay Filimoeatu has joined as linebackers coach. Bernardi spent one year at Fresno in his first full-time coaching job, Carter led Contra Costa for seven seasons, winning four conference titles, and Filomoeatu spent one year at OSU with Brent Brennan. 

Here are today’s News, Notes & Quotes.

Posted by: Chris Vannini on Thursday January 12, 2017

Los Angeles Rams: Former Broncos defensive coordinator Wade Phillips has agreed to become Rams defensive coordinator, per Adam Schefter. The 69-year-old Phillips spent two years with the Broncos. He’s previously been the head coach with the Broncos, Bills and Cowboys, and he’s been an NFL coach since 1976.

Carolina Panthers: Defensive backs coach Steve Wilks will be promoted to defensive coordinator, according to ESPN’s Josina Anderson. Wilks has been with the Panthers since 2012.

Buffalo Bills: Ravens defensive backs coach Leslie Frazier will be the new Bills defensive coordinator, according to ESPN. Frazier has been with the Ravens for one year. He was previously the Bucs defensive coordinator from 2014-15 and the Vikings head coach from 2011-13.

Cal: The school is in contract negotiations with Wisconsin defensive coordinator Justin Wilcox to become Cal’s next head coach, according to Fox Sports’ Bruce Feldman. Wilcox spent last year at Wisconsin. He has West Coast ties, and it’s been one year since Clay Helton chose not to retain him at USC. 

Los Angeles Chargers: The Chargers are finalizing a deal to hire former Bills offensive coordinator Anthony Lynn as head coach, according to NFL Network. Read more here.

Tampa Bay Buccaneers: The Bucs have agreed to terms on an extension with defensive coordinator Mike Smith, and he has pulled out of the Chargers head coaching search, according to Adam Schefter. Smith just finished his first year on staff.

Nebraska: Former UConn head coach Bob Diaco is a candidate for the Nebraska defensive coordinator job, according to Rivals.com. Diaco is also a candidate at Arkansas. 

Western Michigan: The Detroit News reports WMU may wrap up head coaching interviews tomorrow and make a decision over the weekend. Defensive coordinator Ed Pinkham will also interview for the job, and the News adds that Michigan running backs coach Tyrone Wheatley appears to be out of the running. Follow WMU updates here. 

Denver Broncos: Head coach Vance Joseph tells NFL Network he wants to hire former Chargers head coach Mike McCoy as offensive coordinator. McCoy is currently in Denver.

Arkansas: Former UConn head coach Bob Diaco has interviewed for the Arkansas defensive coordinator job, according to Bart Pohlman, who adds that offensive coordinator Dan Enos is expected to remain on staff after interest from other teams. 

Los Angeles Rams: Redskins offensive coordinator Sean McVay has been named Rams head coach. McVay will be the youngest head coach in NFL history, at 30 years old. NFL Network reports he will have a 5-year deal. Read more here. Adam Schefter adds McVay wants to hire Wade Phillips as defensive coordinator.

Miami Dolphins: Linebackers coach Matt Burke has officially been promoted to defensive coordinator. Burke is entering his second year on staff.

Buffalo Bills: Ravens offensive line coach Juan Castillo will join the Bills as offensive line coach / run game coordinator, according to the Baltimore Sun. 

Michigan: Pep Hamilton’s title at Michigan is assistant head coach / passing game coordinator. 

Denver Broncos: New head coach Vance Joseph says he doesn’t want to call defensive plays as head coach.

Baltimore Ravens: Greg Roman’s title with the Ravens is tight ends coach / senior offensive assistant. Tight ends coach Richard Angulo will move to assistant offensive line coach.

New York Jets: Broncos running backs coach Eric Studesville will interview for the Jets offensive coordinator job, according to KUSA.

Georgia Southern: Olten Downs’ title at GSU is safeties coach. Downs was Georgia’s assistant director of player development. With the hire, defensive backs coach Jeremy Rowell will concentrate on cornerbacks, and defensive coordinator Lorenzo Costantini will add defensive line duties. 

Notre Dame: Defensive line coach Keith Gilmore will not return, linebackers coac Mike Elston will move to defensive line, as Wake Forest linebackers coach Clark Lea has officially joined the Irish as linebackers coach. Keep track of open FBS assistant jobs here.

Central Michigan: A source tells CoachingSearch that Tennessee offensive graduate assistant Nick Sheridan has joined the CMU staff as running backs coach. Sheridan spent the past three years at Tennessee and has previously coached at South Florida and Western Kentucky. He’s also a former Michigan player.

Kansas: TCU co-offensive coordinator / inside receivers coach Doug Meacham has been named offensive coordinator / wide receivers coach at Kansas. Fox Sports reports Meacham will have a 3-year deal. Meacham spent three years at TCU and previously coached at Houston. TCU averaged more than 42 points per game in Meacham’s first two years, and he received interest for head coaching jobs, but TCU’s offense fell to 31 points per game this year. 

Eastern Michigan: Garden City CC (KS) offensive line / assistant head coach Luke Meadows has joined the EMU staff as offensive line coach. Meadows spent one year at Garden City and previously worked at Southern Miss.

Southwest College (CA): Grossmont College offensive line coach Ken Wilmesherr has joined the Southwest staff. 

North Texas: Notre Dame special teams analyst Marty Biagi will join the North Texas staff as special teams coordinator, CoachingSearch has confirmed. The Denton Record-Chronicle first reported the news. Biagi spent one year at Notre Dame and previously coached at South Dakota. 

Richmond: Former Hampton safeties coach Marc Bacote has accepted the wide receivers job at Richmond. Bacote spent two years at Hampton and has also coached at Old Dominion, Rutgers and Morehead State. 

Western Kentucky: Mike Sanford has added Notre Dame recruiting assistant Laura Thomas as director of player development. 

Los Angeles Chargers: The Chargers have officially announced they will move to Los Angeles for the 2017 season.

Auburn: Art Briles won’t be considered for the Auburn offensive coordinator job, according to ESPN’s Brett McMurphy, who adds that the job is wide open, and the new coordinator will run the offense. 247Sports reports Kendal Briles also won't be in the mix.

Western Kentucky: Mike Sanford has completed his full-time coaching staff at WKU. See the staff here.

Fort Scott CC (KS): North Texas graduate assistant Mason Y’Barbo has joined the Fort Scott staff as offensive line coach / run game coordinator, according to the Denton Record-Chronicle. Y’Barbo spent two years at UNT.

San Diego (for now) Chargers: If Anthony Lynn gets the head coaching job, he will keep Ken Whisenhunt as offensive coordinator, per Ian Rapoport. It’s known the Chargers would like to keep the offensive staff.

Jacksonville Jaguars: Doug Marrone says no roles for his coaching staff have been determined. New executive VP of football operations Tom Coughlin was asked if he's still interested in coaching, but says this new role with the Jags is what he wanted at this point in his career. Coughlin will oversee all facets of the organization. The Sporting News’ Alex Marvez reports Coughlin has blocked Marrone from hiring Donnie Henderson, and Coughlin wants Marrone to interview 3 external candidates for every Jags assistant he wants to retain.

Anthony Lynn: The former Bills offensive coordinator / interim head coach will have second head coaching interviews with the Chargers and Rams this week, per ESPN’s Josina Anderson. Keep track of NFL interview news here.

Minnesota: Mississippi State safeties coach coach Maurice Linguist has joined the Minnesota staff as defensive backs coach. Linguist spent one year at MSU and the previous two as Iowa State defensive passing game coordinator. Keep track of new FBS staffs here.

Baltimore Ravens: Former Bills offensive coordinator Greg Roman will join the Ravens staff, with duties yet to be determined, per Adam Schefter. Roman spent two years with the Bills, but was let go early in the 2016 season. He previously worked with Jim Harbaugh with the 49ers from 2011-14 and Stanford from 2009-10. He was a Ravens offensive line assistant from 2006-07.

Willamette (OR): Weber State cornerbacks coach Terrell Cloud has joined the Willamette staff as defensive backs coach. Cloud spent three years at Weber State.

San Jose State: Oregon State offensive quality control assistant Kevin Cummings has joined the SJSU staff as wide receivers coach. Cummings spent three years at OSU working with receivers under new SJSU head coach Brent Brennan. 

Sam Houston State: Texas A&M offensive quality control assistant Taylor Mazzone has interviewed for the Sam Houston State offensive coordinator job, according to Fox Sports’ Bruce Feldman. In addition, former Nevada offensive coordinator Tim Cramsey is in the mix for the job.

Montana: Outside receivers coach / pass game coordinator Nolan Swett will not return, according to Skyline Sports, which adds that Bob Stitt has focused on Idaho State offensive coordinator Matt Troxel for the job.

Here are today’s News, Notes & Quotes.

Posted by: Chris Vannini on Wednesday January 11, 2017

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San Diego Chargers: Adam Schefter reports the Chargers will move to Los Angeles after 55 years in San Diego.

UConn: Auburn offensive coordinator / quarterbacks coach Rhett Lashlee has joined the UConn staff as offensive coordinator. Lashlee has been at Auburn since 2013 and took over offensive play-calling this season. UConn athletic director David Benedict previously worked at Auburn. ESPN's Brett McMurphy reports Lashlee will have a 3-year deal worth $350,000 annually. 

Denver Broncos: Defensive backs coach Joe Woods is expected to be promoted to defensive coordinator, according to NFL Network’s Ian Rapoport. Woods has spent the last two years with the Broncos.

San Jose State: A source tells CoachingSearch that Nebraska director of player personnel Ryan Gunderson will join the SJSU staff as quarterbacks coach. Gunderson spent two years at Nebraska and followed Mike Riley from Oregon State, where he worked with new SJSU head coach Brent Brennan. Keep track of new FBS staffs here.

UCLA: New offensive coordinator Jedd Fisch has a 2-year contract. His base salary plus talent fee totals $494,000 annually, plus a signing bonus of $150,000. He also has retention bonuses of $156,000 (if still employed on Dec. 16, 2017), $150,000 (June 16, 2018) and $156,000 (Dec. 16, 2018). There is also a clause that if Jim Mora is dismissed or leaves prior to Jan. 31, 2019, Fisch’s deal is terminated 30 days after the hiring of a new head coach.

Western Michigan: The Detroit News’ Tony Paul tweets, “Sense is WMU job could come down to Tim Lester and Tyrone Wheatley, with Lester the front runner.” Paul adds that there has been no contact with Les Miles, and there’s been no sense the school reached out to Grand Valley State’s Matt Mitchell nor Ferris State’s Tony Annese. The Lansing State Journal reports Lester was on campus Wednesday and that Northwestern running backs coach Matt MacPherson will be on Thursday.

Campbell (NC): Texas A&M graduate assistant David Marsh has joined the Campbell staff as offensive coordinator. Marsh spent one year at A&M and previously worked under Noel Mazzone at UCLA. 

Nebraska: Defensive coordinator Mark Banker will not return. Banker spent two years at Nebraska and previously worked at Oregon State with Mike Riley from 2003-14. In addition, the school says director of player personnel Ryan Gunderson has accepted an on-field coaching job at another school. Keep track of open FBS assistant jobs here.

Minnesota: 247Sports’ Minnesota site reports Western Michigan wide receivers coach Matt Simon, offensive line coach Brian Callahan and special teams coordinator Rob Wenger will join the Minnesota staff with P.J. Fleck. Callahan will coach tackles / tight ends.

Rice: Nebraska safeties coach Brian Stewart has accepted the defensive coordinator job at Rice, according to Fox 26 in Houston. Stewart spent two years at Nebraska. 

Iowa: Wide receivers coach Bobby Kennedy and running backs coach / special teams coordinator Chris White will not return, according to The Cedar Rapids Gazette and multiple reports. Kennedy had been on staff since 2013 and has also coached at Colorado, Texas, Washington and Arizona. White had also been on staff since 2013. He came from the Vikings and previously coached at Syracuse from 2000-08. 

Iowa State: Athletic director Jamie Pollard has received an extension through 2024. Pollard has been in the role since 2005.

Wake Forest: Stony Brook defensive coordinator Lyle Hemphill has joined the Wake Forest defensive staff. His position has not been determined. Hemphill spent the past six years at Stony Brook and previously worked at Hofstra with current Wake defensive line coach Dave Cohen.

Ole Miss: Wide receivers coach Jacob Peeler will make $375,000, according to Rivals. He made $228,000 at Cal last year. 

Furman: A source tells CoachingSearch that Charleston Southern defensive coordinator Chad Staggs will join the Furman staff in the same role. Staggs spent four years at CSU.

Texas: Former Baylor assistant director of football operations / defensive quality control assistant Casey Horny has joined the Texas staff as a special teams quality control assistant. Horny spent nine years at Baylor. 

Texas A&M: Florida State assistant strength coach Mark Hocke will join the A&M staff as head strength coach, according to TexAgs. Hocke was Georgia’s head strength coach in 2015 and previously worked at Alabama.

Oregon: USF director of player personnel David Kelly has joined the Oregon staff as assistant athletic director of football recruiting operations, and USF director of athletic performance Irele Oderinde has joined Oregon as head strength coach. Oderinde had been at USF since 2014 and played at Western Kentucky when Willie Taggart was an assistant. 

Arkansas State: Tight ends coach Dan Dodd will leave for the Lamar staff, and Maryland graduate assistant Kyle Cefalo will join Arkansas State to coach tight ends, according to the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette. Dodd spent three years at ASU, and Cefalo was previously a GA at ASU before joining the Maryland staff.

Cal: A source tells CoachingSearch that Navy head coach Ken Niumatalolo is a strong candidate for the Cal head coaching job. 

Buffalo Bills: Panthers defensive coordinator Sean McDermott has accepted the Bills head coaching job, according to CBS Sports’ Jason La Canfora. Read more here.

South Florida: Texas special assistant for offense Justin Burke has joined the USF staff as tight ends coach / special teams coordinator. Burke spent three years at Texas with Charlie Strong and was previously a graduate assistant at Louisville with him. In addition, Texas director of football administration Clifford Snow has joined the USF staff as director of football operations, and Texas director of player personnel Mike Giglio has also joined the USF staff.

Miami Dolphins: Linebackers coach Matt Burke will be promoted to defensive coordinator, according to NFL Network’s Ian Rapoport. Burke is entering his second season on staff and previously coached linebackers with the Bengals and Lions.

Washington Redskins: Former Jaguars head coach Gus Bradley will interview for the Redskins defensive coordinator job today, according to ESPN’s John Keim.

Southern Arkansas: A source tells CoachingSearch that William Jewell defensive coordinator Trent Figg has joined the Southern Arkansas staff in the same role. Figg spent one year at William Jewell and previously coached defensive backs at Southern Arkansas.

Denver Broncos: Dolphins defensive coordinator Vance Joseph is the new head coach of the Broncos. In addition, Adam Schefter reports former Chargers head coach Mike McCoy and former Raiders offensive coordinator Bill Musgrave will interview for the Broncos offensive coordinator job on Thursday. Read more here.

Oregon: Keith Heyward’s title at Oregon is safeties coach. Heyward joined the staff from Louisville.

Arizona State: Former Baylor defensive coordinator Phil Bennett has joined the ASU staff in the same role. Previous defensive coordinator Keith Patterson will continue to coach linebackers. In addition, The Arizona Republic reports ASU offensive line coach / assistant head coach Chris Thomsen has turned down an offer to join the Memphis staff.

Vanderbilt: Derek Mason tweets, “Regarding Cal rumors....to my team, our fans & #GoldRush17, I'm firmly Anchored Down in Nashville. Let's Ride!”

Philadelphia Eagles: Bills wide receivers coach Sanjay Lal will interview for the Eagles wide receivers job today, according to ESPN’s Adam Caplan.

San Jose State: North Dakota State defensive ends coach Jamar Cain will join the SJSU staff as defensive line coach, according to Bruce Feldman. Cain spent two years at NDSU and has California experience from time at Cal Poly and Sacramento City College. 

FIU: Butch Davis has completed his full-time coaching staff. See the staff here.

New York Jets: Former Rams defensive backs coach Dennard Wilson will join the Jets staff, according to CBS Sports. Wilson spent four seasons with the Rams.

Notre Dame: A source tells CoachingSearch that Arizona State tight ends coach DelVaughn Alexander will join the Notre Dame staff as wide receivers coach. Alexander spent five years at ASU and worked alongside new Notre Dame offensive coordinator Chip Long.

Louisville: Mississippi State defensive coordinator Peter Sirmon has been named to the same role at Louisville. So it’s a swap of defensive coordinators between the schools. Sirmon spent one year at Mississippi State and previously worked at USC. In addition, former Fresno State defensive coordinator Lorenzo Ward will join the Louisville staff as defensive backs coach, according to Scout.com. Ward spent one year at Fresno and previously worked at South Carolina. He worked with Bobby Petrino at Arkansas.

Los Angeles Rams: Redskins offensive coordinator Sean McVay will have a second head coaching interview with the Rams today, per Adam Schefter, who adds McVay's top option for defensive coordinator would be Wade Phillips.

South Florida: Former FAU defensive backs coach Corey Bell has joined the USF staff as defensive backs coach, and former Texas offensive line coach Matt Mattox has followed Charlie Strong to USF as offensive line coach / run game coordinator. Bell spent two years at USF. Mattox spent one year at Texas and has spent the past four years with USF offensive coordinator Sterlin Gilbert at four different schools.

Baltimore Ravens: Former Bills offensive coordinator Greg Roman is a strong candidate to join the Ravens staff, according to multiple reports.

Mississippi State: Louisville defensive coordinator Todd Grantham will join the Mississippi State staff on a multi-year deal, and current MSU defensive coordinator Peter Sirmon will not return, according to Sports Illustrated. Grantham has spent the past three years at Louisville. Sirmon spent one season at MSU.

Denver Broncos: Dolphins defensive coordinator Vance Joseph is meeting with the Broncos again today, according to NFL Network’s Ian Rapoport.

Cincinnati: Joker Phillips’ title at Cincinnati is wide receivers coach, and Jon Tenuta's title is safeties coach.

College Football Playoff: Executive director Bill Hancock’s contract has been extended through 2020.

Houston: Running backs coach Kenith Pope and wide receivers coach Darrell Wyatt have been retained by Major Applewhite, whose full-time staff is now complete.

San Francisco 49ers: Cardinals vice president of player personnel Terry McDonough will interview for the 49ers GM job, according to CSN Bay Area.

Cal: Fox Sports’ Bruce Feldman reports Cal may have interest in Vanderbilt head coach Derek Mason for their head coaching job, and another sitting head coach is in the mix. Feldman adds that Wisconsin defensive coordinator Justin Wilcox has interviewed for the job, and former Raiders offensive coordinator Bill Musgrave could be in the mix.

Stephen F. Austin: A source tells CoachingSearch that TCU director of high school relations Jake Brown has accepted the running backs job at SFA. Brown spent three years at TCU, the first two as a graduate assistant. 

East Carolina: Coordinator of football administration Sedrick Irvin has been named head coach at Miami High School (FL). Irvin spent one year at ECU and was previously the head coach at Westminster Christian School in Miami.

Texas Lutheran: Converse Judson High School (TX) defensive coordinator Ricky Matt has joined the TLU staff as defensive coordinator / assistant head coach, and Missouri Valley defensive backs coach / special teams coordinator Jody Ford has joined TLU as defensive backs coach / special teams coordinator.

Wisconsin-La Crosse: Wisconsin-Platteville co-defensive coordinator / outside linebackers coach Matt Janus has joined the La Crosse staff as defensive coordinator. Janus had been at Platteville for five seasons.

Lafayette (PA): IMG Academy (FL) offensive coordinator Rich Bartel has accepted the offensive coordinator / quarterbacks job at Lafayette, according to Fox Sports. Bartel spent two years at IMG and previously coached high school ball in Texas.

Buffalo Bills: Ian Rapoport reports Panthers defensive coordinator Sean McDermott has a second interview with the Bills today, and he could wrap up the job soon.

Albany: A source tells CoachingSearch that Holy Cross outside linebackers coach Bill Nesselt will join the Albany staff. Nesselt spent one year at Holy Cross and was previously a quality control assistant at Maryland, where he worked with Albany defensive coordinator Keith Dudzinski.

Temple: Kennesaw State linebackers coach Andrew Thacker and former Delaware running backs coach Tony Lucas will join the Temple staff, according to the Philadelphia Inquirer. Thacker spent one year at Kennesaw and worked with Geoff Collins at UCF from 2008-09. Lucas spent four years at Delaware. Running backs coach Chris Wiesehan has also been retained and could move to offensive line. This completes Collins’ full-time staff.

Oregon: Washington State defensive line coach Joe Salave’a will officially join the Oregon staff as defensive line / assistant head coach, according to Fox Sports. Salave’a has been at Wazzu since 2012 and previously coached at Arizona and San Jose State.

Oakland Raiders: CSN Bay Area reports quarterbacks coach Todd Downing is expected to be promoted to offensive coordinator.

Here are today’s News, Notes & Quotes.

Posted by: Chris Vannini on Tuesday January 10, 2017

Jacksonville Jaguars: Per multiple reports, assistants who will not return under Doug Marrone include defensive backs coach DeWayne Walker, linebackers coach Robert Saleh, assistant defensive backs coach Daniel Bullocks, assistant linebackers coach Scottie Hazelton (who joined Wyoming), assistant defensive line coach Aaron Whitecotton, defensive quality control coach Dan Shamash and defensive assistant Monte Kiffin.

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Western Kentucky: Indiana State cornerbacks / nickelbacks coach Maurice Crum has joined the WKU staff as linebackers coach. Crum spent 2016 working under Mike Sanford Sr., and previously worked at Notre Dame with Mike Sanford Jr. This fills the last full-time assistant job on the staff. Keep track of new FBS staffs here.

FAU: UCF quality control administrator Kevin Smith will join the FAU offensive staff, according to FAUOwlAccess.com. Smith spent two years on the UCF staff. In addition, FAUOwlAccess reports USF defensive line coach Eric Mathies is expected to join the FAU staff.

Buffalo Bills: The Bills have “zeroed in” on Panthers defensive coordinator Sean McDermott as their next head coach, according to the Buffalo News.

Ole Miss: Former Cal inside receivers coach Jacob Peeler will join the Ole Miss staff as wide receivers coach, accoding to the Clarion-Ledger. Peeler spent four years at Cal, including two in a full-time role.

Toledo: Kent State defensive backs Hank Poteat will join the Toledo staff as cornerbacks coach, according to WTOL’s Jordan Strack. Poteat spent two years at Kent State.

Oakland Raiders: Defensive backs coach Marcus Robertson will not return, according to multiple reports.

Minnesota: Western Michigan offensive coordinator Kirk Ciarrocca will follow P.J. Fleck to Minnesota in the same role, according to The Star-Tribune.

South Florida: Defensive coordinator Raymond Woodie will not stay on staff under Charlie Strong.

Oakland Raiders: Offensive coordinator Bill Musgrave will not return, per Ian Rappport.

Cleveland Browns: Assistants who will not return include defensive backs coach Louie Cioffi, inside linebackers coach Johnny Holland, assistant defensive backs coach Cannon Matthews, offensive line coach Hal Hunter and outside linebackers Ryan Slowik.

Wyoming: Jaguars assistant linebackers coach Scottie Hazelton has joined the Wyoming staff as defensive coordinator / linebackers coach. Hazelton has also coached at Nevada, USC and at North Dakota State with Craig Bohl.

Ohio State: Former Indiana head coach Kevin Wilson has joined the OSU staff as offensive coordinator / tight ends coach, Ryan Day's title is co-offensive coordinator / quarterbacks coach, and Billy Davis' title is linebackers coach.

Minnesota: Ohio State offensive coordinator / tight ends coach Ed Warinner will join the Minnesota staff as offensive line coach, according to Sports Illustrated. Warinner has been at OSU since 2012.

Miami Dolphins: If defensive coordinator Vance Joseph gets a head coaching job, linebackers coach Matt Burke is considered the favorite to move into the Dolphins coordinator job, according to the Miami Herald.

NC State: Sewanee defensive line coach Jimmy Long has joined the NC State staff as a defensive line graduate assistant. Long spent one year at Sewanee and previously worked at The Citadel.

Jacksonville Jaguars: Despite GM David Caldwell getting a two-year extension, new executive VP of football operations Tom Coughlin will have final say over the 53-man roster, according to the Florida Times-Union.

San Francisco 49ers: Panthers defensive coordinator Sean McDermott will interview for the 49ers head coaching job today, and ESPN analyst Louis Riddick will interview for the GM job today, per Ian Rapoport. Redskins offensive coordintor Sean McVay interviewed on Monday. Adam Schefter adds Dolphins defensive coordinator Vance Joseph is scheduled to interview Thursday. Keep track of NFL interview news here.

Denver Broncos: Dolphins defensive coordinator Vance Joseph will interview for the Broncos head coaching job today, per Adam Schefter.

Jacksonville Jaguars: Wide receivers coach Jerry Sullivan will not return, per the Florida Times-Union.

San Diego Chargers: Lions defensive coordinator Teryl Austin will interview for the Chargers head coaching job today, per multiple reports.

Wake Forest: Former UConn quarterbacks coach Wayne Lineburg has joined the Wake Forest staff as tight ends coach / special teams coordinator. Lineburg spent three years at UConn and previously worked with Dave Clawson at Richmond from 2004-06.

Temple: Toledo cornerbacks coach Cory Robinson will join the Temple staff, according to The Philadelphia Inquirer. Robinson spent one year at Toledo and was previously the director of player personnel at Maryland.

Oregon: Washington State defensive line coach Joe Salave’a is expected to join the Oregon staff, according to CSN Northwest. Salave’a has been at Wazzu since 2012 and previously coached at Arizona and San Jose State. In addition, CSN Northwest also reports Alabama offensive line coach Mario Cristobal could join the Oregon staff, possibly as offensive coordinator.

Minnesota Vikings: Quarterbacks coach Scott Turner will not return.

Iowa: Asked if there will be more staff changes, Kirk Ferentz says, “I've been considering everything and I'll continue to do so.”

New Mexico Highlands: Former Bryant (RI) head coach Marty Fine has been named interim head coach at New Mexico Highlands, according to the Albuquerque Journal. Fine went 80-61 in the past 13 years at Bryant.

Cal: ESPN reports interim head coach / offensive coordinator Jake Spavital will interview for the Cal head coaching job on Tuesday. 247Sports adds that some more of the expected interviews include Wisconsin defensive coordinator Justin Wilcox and Washington co-defensive coordinator Jimmy Lake. 

Here are today’s News, Notes & Quotes.