Posted by: Chris Vannini on Thursday May 19, 2016
Quality control: More than 30 support coaches were hired to full-time FBS assistant jobs this offseason. Here is the full list.
Syracuse: General counsel Dan French has been named acting athletic director at Syracuse, until the school finds a permanent replacement. French is a Syracuse graduate and has been in the general counsel role since 2014. He says he will not apply for the permanent job. In addition, deputy AD Herman Frazier has been promoted to senior deputy AD.
Indianapolis Colts: Assistant director of college scouting Todd Vasvari has been promoted to senior player personnel scout, national scout Matt Terpening has been promoted to assistant director of college scouting, and scouting assistant Brandon Brown has been promoted to advance scout. Vasvari and Terpening are entering their 19th seasons with the Colts, and Brown is entering his second. In addition, former Lions area scout Chad Henry has joined as east regional scout, and CFL scout Joey Elliott has joined as a pro scout. Henry spent 20 years with the Lions, and Elliott spent six years in the CFL.
Urbana (OH): Former Urbana player D’Gary Wallace has been named defensive line coach. Wallace was an All-American linebacker for Urbana and graduated earlier this month.
St. Lawrence (NY): Former Rutgers defensive assistant Scott Vallone has joined the St. Lawrence staff as defensive coordinator, and Albright College (PA) running backs coach Phill Guard has joined as offensive line coach. Vallone spent one year at Rutgers and was previously St. Lawrence's defensive line coach in 2014. Guard spent two seasons at Albright and was previously a player and student assistant at Mt. Union.
Big Ten: Commissioner Jim Delany earned $2.3 million in 2014, according to tax records obtained by USA Today. He reportedly earned $3.4 million in 2013.
Here are today’s News, Notes & Quotes.