Posted by: Chris Vannini on Friday February 10, 2017
Arkansas: Atlanta Falcons defensive assistant Chad Walker has joined the Arkansas staff as outside linebackers coach. Walker spent two years with the Falcons and has also worked at Oklahoma, Mississippi College, Bryant and the Miami Dolphins.
Oakland Raiders: Jack Del Rio has received a new 4-year contract. Del Rio is 19-13 in two years, including 12-4 this season.
Kansas State: Bill Snyder has received treatment at a hospital for an undisclosed health issue, according to the Kansas City Star. Snyder has reportedly responded well to treatment and hopes to coach during spring practice.
Miami (FL): Defensive line coach Craig Kuligowski has added the title of assistant head coach. The Hurricanes were No. 5 nationally in tackles for loss and No. 22 in sacks last season. Kuligowski is entering his second year on staff.
San Francisco 49ers: The 49ers have added Wagner College offensive coordinator Rich Scangarello (quarterbacks coach), LSU offensive assistant T.C. McCartney (offensive assistant) and NC State assistant director of football operations Nick Kray (administrative assistant to the head coach).
Cal: Charlie Ragle’s title at Cal is tight ends coach / special teams coordinator. Ragle spent the last five years at Arizona and was previously a high school coach in Arizona. Keep track of new FBS staffs here.
Georgia: New defensive line coach Tray Scott will earn $325,000 in base salary, according to the AJC. Scott was set to earn $375,000 at Ole Miss, but it’s possible he could receive supplemental income at UGA.
Atlanta Falcons: Defensive assistant Doug Mallory has been promoted to defensive backs coach, and wide receivers / assistant head coach Raheem Morris has added the title of pass game coordinator. Both are entering their third seasons on staff.
Buffalo: Hamline (MN) offensive coordinator Jim Zebrowski will join the Buffalo staff as quarterbacks coach. Zebrowski spent one year at Hamline after five years at Minnesota. He previously was the offensive coordinator for Lance Leipold at Wisconsin-Whitewater. In addition, offensive coordinator / quarterbacks coach Andy Kotelnicki will move from QB’s to running backs.
South Florida: A source tells CoachingSearch that Marshall defensive ends coach Sean Cronin will join the USF staff. Cronin had been at Marshall since 2013 and has also coached at Temple, The Citadel and Florida. This fills the last opening on Charlie Strong’s staff.
Hawaii: Defensive line coach Legi Suiaunoa has been promoted to defensive coordinator following Kevin Lempa’s resignation. Lempa is expected to be named to an off-field coaching role at Michigan. In addition, special teams coordinator Mayur Chaudhari will coach defensive ends, and offensive coordinator Brian Smith will coach tight ends and running backs.
Tampa Bay Buccaneers: The Bucs have made several staff moves, per the Tampa Bay Times. Ohio University cornerbacks coach Anthony Perkins has joined the staff as assistant to the head coach, previous assistant to the head coach Zack Grossi has been promoted to offensive quality control coach, former Bucs tight end Alex Smith has been hired as a pro scout, and intern Skyler Fulton has been promoted to offensive assistant. Perkins spent two years at Ohio, and Grossi has been with the Bucs since 2014.
South Carolina: Former Tennessee player Corey Miller has joined the South Carolina staff as an assistant strength coach, according to 247Sports. Miller played at Tennessee from 2010-13 and has been a personal trainer in Knoxville.
Oklahoma State: Arizona State offensive line coach Josh Henson has rejoined the Oklahoma staff as offensive line coach. Henson spent last year as an analyst at OK State and had recently joined the ASU staff. He was on the Missouri staff from 2009-15.
USC: Former UC Davis head coach and Cal running backs coach Ron Gould is a candidate to fill the open running backs job, according to the LA Daily News.
Indiana: Here is a look at the completed Indiana staff.
Cincinnati: Former Tennessee defensive backs coach Willie Martinez will join the Cincinnati staff as cornerbacks coach, according to WNML. Martinez spent the last four years at Tennessee. This fills the last spot on Luke Fickell’s staff.
West Virginia: Alabama defensive graduate assistant Doug Belk will join the West Virginia staff as cornerbacks coach, according to the Charleston Gazette-Mail. Belk spent three years at Alabama and previously coached at Valdosta State.
Florida: Running backs coach Tim Skipper has officially moved to linebackers coach, and defensive line coach Chris Rumph has added the title of co-defensive coordinator.
Alabama: Philadelphia Eagles director of personnel operations Joe Pannuzio has interviewed for the tight ends / special teams job at Alabama, according to The Tuscaloosa News. The 57-year-old Pannuzio was Alabama’s director of football operations from 2011-14 and was previously an assistant at Miami (FL). He was Murray State head coach from 2000-05. In addition, Adam Schefter reports Chip Kelly has spoken with Nick Saban in the past 48 hours.
San Francisco 49ers: Falcons defensive pass game coordinator Jerome Henderson will interview for a job on the 49ers staff today, according to ESPN, and NFL Network adds that Chargers linebackers coach Robert Saleh is interviewing today.
Minnesota: A source tells CoachingSearch that former Rutgers running backs coach Norries Wilson has joined the Minnesota staff as director of player development. Wilson worked at Rutgers from 2012-15 and also served as interim head coach in 2015. He was previously the head coach at Columbia. Wilson is a former Minnesota player and graduate assistant.
Southeastern Louisiana: Per source, wide receivers coach Shane Smith is leaving the program. Smith spent one year on staff after 16 years as a Louisiana high school head coach.
Florida Tech: Defensive backs graduate assistant Daniel Owen has been promoted to full-time wide receivers coach. Owen has spent five years on staff.
Wake Forest: Sam Houston State defensive coordinator Brad Sherrod will join the Wake Forest staff as linebackers coach, according to ESPN. Sherrod spent the last three years at SHSU, including one as defensive coordinator.
East Tennessee State: Cumberland University (TN) offensive coordinator Dewayne Alexander has joined the ETSU staff as offensive line coach. Alexander spent one year at Cumberland and was previously at Tennessee Tech.
San Francisco 49ers: Former Redskins head strength coach Ray Wright will be the head strength coach for the 49ers, according to his Facebook page. Wright was the Redskins head strength coach from 2010-14.
LSU: New running backs / assistant head coach Tommie Robinson will earn $575,000 in the first year of his 3-year deal, with an increase to $600,000 in the second two, and LSU paid his $237,500 buyout to USC, according to The Advocate. Wide receivers coach Mickey Joseph will earn $225,000 annually on a 2-year deal.
Atlanta Falcons: Defensive backs coach / senior defensive assistant Marquand Manuel will be promoted to defensive coordinator, according to ESPN. Manuel is entering his third year on staff.
Fordham: Bucknell defensive backs coach / special teams coordinator John Bowes has joined the Fordham staff as defensive coordinator. Bowes spent four years at Bucknell after five at William & Mary.
Charleston Southern: Graduate assistant Malcolm Dixon has been promoted to tight ends coach. Dixon is entering his fifth year on staff.
Delaware: Former Richmond offensive lineman Austin Gund has joined the Delaware staff as an offensive quality control coach. He played at Richmond from 2011-14 under new Delaware head coach Danny Rocco.
Here are today’s News, Notes & Quotes.