Posted by: Chris Vannini on Friday June 19, 2015

Syracuse: Boise State athletic director Mark Coyle has been named athletic director at Syracuse. Coyle has been at Boise State since December 2011. Under Coyle, Boise State teams won 12 conference championships, including football in 2012 and 2014, and he also hired current head coach Bryan Harsin. Coyle previously worked at Kentucky, Minnesota, Florida State and Miami (FL) in various roles, and he served as the vice president of the collegiate sports division at Host Communications, which is now part of IMG College. Coyle will begin his duties at Syracuse on July 6.

UCLA: Offensive line coach / run game coordinator Adrian Klemm has been reinstated. A review into alleged NCAA violations is continuing after a March suspension, but Klemm has been allowed to resume coaching duties. The LA Times reports Klemm’s only likely punishment will be the time he has missed since March.

TCU: Former linebacker Jason Phillips has joined the staff as a defensive graduate assistant. Phillips played at TCU from 2004-08, followed by four years in the NFL.

Wide receivers: Here are the nation’s longest-tenured wide receivers coaches.

San Diego State: Associate athletic director for development Bob Moosbrugger has been promoted to deputy athletic director / chief operating officer. Moosbrugger has been in his current role since 2007.

Pac-12: Here’s a look at the Pac 12’s wide receivers coaches

Stony Brook: Yale tight ends coach Patrick Hatch has joined Stony Brook as assistant athletic director - player personnel, according to his Twitter account. Hatch spent two years at Yale after four years at Stony Brook as defensive line coach and running backs coach.

Southern Nazarene (OK): Defensive coordinator Craig Hubbard has been named interim head coach. Hubbard is heading into his 10th season in the staff. Former head coach Mike Cochran announced his resignation last week.

UCF: The school has hired Parker Executive to conduct its athletic director search, according to

Monmouth: Former Georgia defensive backs coach Scott Lakatos has accepted the same position at Monmouth, according to Sports Illustrated’s Thayer Evans. Lakatos coached at Georgia from 2010-13, resigning in January 2014 for personal reasons.

Posted by: Chris Vannini on Thursday June 18, 2015

Wyoming: Craig Bohl says in a release that he will restructure responsibilities on the staff and fill the open full-time assistant job after the 2015 season. Wide receivers Kenni Burns resigned earlier this week. Keep track of open FBS assistant jobs here.

Cal Poly: Former Pacific defensive coordinator Jacob Yoro has joined the Cal Poly staff as defensive backs coach. Yoro coached at Pacific from 2010-14 after one year as the linebackers coach at Montana Western.

Big 12: Here’s a look at the Big 12 wide receivers coaches.

Texas: In a lengthy piece on the athletic department, Chip Brown of reports Texas has the lowest salaries for quality control coaches in the Big 12. A request by Charlie Strong to increase those salaries was denied, and six of the eight left for better-paying jobs. In addition, coaches are limited in their free visits to the athletic dining hall. You can read more at Horns Digest.

Early signing: Here’s how coaches on both sides of the debate reacted to the tabling of an early signing period.

Central Michigan: Head coach John Bonamego has been diagnosed with cancer in his left tonsil. Bonamego said in a release it has been discovered early and is “very treatable.” He will continue to coach during treatment, but will make some adjustments.

Oregon State: UCF athletic director Todd Stansbury will be named athletic director at Oregon State, according to ESPN’s Jeff Goodman. Stansbury served as Oregon State’s executive associate athletic director from 2003-11.

Rutgers: Offensive assistant Andrew Lieberman will be promoted to graduate assistant, according to Lieberman joined the Rutgers staff in Januay 2014 after one year as a graduate assistant at Albany.

Posted by: Chris Vannini on Wednesday June 17, 2015

Carolina Panthers: Special teams coordinator Bruce DeHaven has returned to the team after taking a medical leave in spring for cancer treatment.

Oregon State: reports UCF athletic director Todd Stansbury met with Oregon State officials on Tuesday. Current Oregon State athletic director Bob De Carolis will step down on June 30. Stansbury served as Oregon State’s executive associate athletic director from 2003-11.

Big Ten: Here is CoachingSearch’s breakdown of Big Ten wide receivers coaches.

Carolina Panthers: Director of football operations Brandon Beane has been promoted to assistant general manager. Beane has been with the organization since 1998, starting in media relations and working his way up. He has been director of football operations for the last seven years and spent 10 weeks as interim general manager in 2012.

UC Riverside: UTSA senior associate athletic director for internal affairs / senior woman administrator Tamica Smith-Jones will be named athletic director at UC Riverside, according to Smith-Jones has been at UTSA since 2013. She previously served as athletic director at Clark Atlanta University from 2008-2013.

New Orleans Saints: Tennessee director of recruiting Cody Rager has joined the Saints as a regional scout, according to his Twitter account. Rager joined the Tennessee staff in February after one year as the director of recruiting at Indiana. Rager spent 2012-13 in the Miami Dolphins player personnel department. 

East Connecticut State: New England College athletic director Lori Runksmeier has been named athletic director at East Connecticut State. Runksmeier spent the last 16 years at New England College and will officially begin her tenure at Eastern on Aug. 7.

Early signing: The Collegiate Commissioners Association has decided to table an early signing period for one year, so there won't be one in 2015. What’s next? 

Wide receivers: At least 12 wide receivers coaches will make $300,000 in 2015. Here are the highest-paid wide receivers coaches.

Posted by: Chris Vannini on Tuesday June 16, 2015

San Francisco 49ers: Under Jim Tomsula, the 49ers have broken up meetings into 30-minute intervals, each followed by 10-minute phone breaks. The Wall Street Journal has more on this interesting strategy.

Syracuse: lists three names to keep an eye on for the Syracuse athletic director job: Bucknell athletic director John Hardt, New Hampshire athletic director Marty Scarano and Buffalo athletic director Danny White. Syracuse’s search for a new AD is in its third month.

ACC: Here is CoachingSearch’s breakdown of the ACC wide receivers coaches.

Luther College (IA): Softball coach Renae Hartl will add athletic director duties on July 1, the school announced. Hartl has been the softball head coach since 2001 and replaces athletic director Joe Thompson, who spent the past 20 years as AD.

Tennessee Titans: Interim president Steve Underwood will remain in the position through the 2015 season, according to The Tennessean. Underwood, who retired from the franchise in 2011, rejoined the organization in March. The team will re-examine the position after the 2015 season.

Memphis: Don’t underestimate this factor when it comes to coaches considering jobs.

Virginia Tech: UAB senior associate athletic director for external relations Bill Lansden has accepted a senior associate athletic director job at Virginia Tech, according to CBS Sports’ Gary Parrish. Lansden has spent two years at UAB after nine years at Memphis. Update: Lansden's official title is senior associate athletics director for development and executive director of the Hokie Club.

Posted by: Chris Vannini on Monday June 15, 2015

SEC: Here is CoachingSearch’s breakdown of the SEC wide receivers coaches.

Open jobs: It’s an unusual time to have three open FBS jobs. Here are some things to keep in mind.

Oklahoma: Athletic director Joe Castiglione tells attendees at the National Association of Collegiate Director of Athletics convention, “I’m not going to hire a jerk. I don’t care how good they are.”

Wyoming: Wide receivers coach Kenni Burns is no longer with the program, according to Sports Illustrated’s Thayer Evans. Burns spent one year at Wyoming, following head coach Craig Bohl from North Dakota State. There are now three open jobs in FBS.

Georgia State: Mount Vernon Presbyterian School (GA) assistant athletic director Dustin Bennett has joined the Georgia State staff as director of football operations, according to GSU’s directory. Bennett is a former GSU baseball player and held multiple positions within the athletic department from 2008-2013.

NFL: Jordan Levin has been named to the new position of senior vice president, chief content officer. Levin comes from Microsoft, where he served as executive vice president and general manage of Xbox Entertainment Studios. Levin will be tasked with a league-wide media content plan across its many platforms.

SEC: The SEC has revealed the schedule for Media Days next month.

Miami (FL): The Miami Herald reports Joel Rodriguez’s title with the Hurricanes will be director of player development. Rodriguez will replace Ryan McNamee, who resigned to pursue a career change. CoachingSearch first reported last week Rodriguez would be joining the Miami staff from Fordham, where he was offensive line coach / run game coordinator.

Summerville HS (SC): Head coach John McKissick will retire before the 2015 season, according to Sports4. McKissick is the longest tenured coach in the history of football, coaching at Summerville since 1952, spanning 63 years.