Posted by: Chris Vannini on Friday January 16, 2015
Louisiana Tech: Rivals.com’s LA Tech site reports former Duke defensive line coach Rick Petri will indeed join the Bulldog staff in the same role. Keep track of open FBS assistant jobs here.
Nebraska: The Lincoln Journal-Star has the contract information for Mike Riley’s eight current assistants. The salaries are as follows: Defensive coordinator Mark Banker ($550,000), offensive coordinator Danny Langsdorf ($500,000), special teams coordinator Bruce Read ($450,000), offensive line coach Mike Cavanaugh ($400,000), running backs coach Reggie Davis ($325,000), defensive line coach Hank Hughes ($300,000), defensive backs coach Charlton Warren ($250,000) and linebackers coach Trent Bray ($250,000). Langsdorf’s deal is through the 2017 season, Bray’s deal is through the 2015 season, and the rest of the contracts are through the 2016 season.
Buffalo Bills: Bears offensive coordinator Aaron Kromer is expected to join the Bills staff as offensive line coach, according to NFL Network’s Ian Rapoport, who also reports Jets quarterbacks coach David Lee will join the staff in the same role. In addition, CSN Bay Area’s Matt Malocco reports the Bills have requested to interview 49ers offensive assistant Ronald Curry.
Chicago Bears: The Bears have requested permission to interview former 49ers defensive coordinator Vic Fangio for the same position, according to ESPN’s Adam Schefter.
New York Jets: Cardinals linebackers coach Mike Caldwell will join the Jets staff as assistant head coach, according to AZCentral.
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Louisiana Tech: Don’t be surprised if former Duke defensive line coach Rick Petri lands on Skip Holtz’s staff at Louisiana Tech.
Michigan State: MSU’s assistant salary pool is unchanged, but the eight returning assistants all received raises, due to the money freed by Pat Narduzzi leaving for Pitt. According to the Detroit Free Press, the new salaries are as follows: co-offensive coordinator / running backs coach Dave Warner will make $387,230, co-offensive coordinator / tight ends coach Jim Bollman, co-defensive coordinator / linebackers coach Mike Tressel and co-defensive coordinator / defensive backs / assistant head coach Harlon Barnett will each make $378,230, quarterbacks coach Brad Salem will make $235,000, offensive line coach Mark Staten will make $286,155 and defensive line coach Ron Burton, wide receivers coach Terry Samuel and linebackers coach / special teams coordinator Mark Snyder will each make $276,925. MSU is third in the Big Ten in assistant salary pool, and the difference between the highest-paid assistant and lowest-paid is only about $110,000.
Denver Broncos: Former Bills head coach Doug Marrone has canceled his interview for the Broncos head coaching job, according to ESPN’s Adam Schefter.
Chicago Bears: The Bears have requested to interview Titans tight ends coach Mike Mularkey for their offensive coordinator job, according to NFL Network’s Ian Rapoport.
Oakland Raiders: Falcons offensive line coach Mike Tice will join the Raiders staff in the same role, according to NFL Network’s Mike Silver.
Texas: Former Oklahoma co-offensive coordinator / wide receivers coach Jay Norvell will join the Texas staff as wide receivers coach, according to Fox Sports’ Bruce Feldman.
Utah: Head coach Kyle Whittingham has received a new four-year contract worth $2.6 million annually, with a $100,000 increase each season.
Duke: Defensive line coach Rick Petri has left the staff to pursue other opportunities, the school announced.
New York Jets: The team has parted ways with senior director of college scouting Terry Bradway and director of college scouring Jeff Bauer.
City College of San Francisco: Quarterbacks coach Jimmy Collins has been promoted to head coach, replacing the retiring George Rush.
Ohio State: Co-offensive coordinator / quarterbacks coach Tim Beck will earn at least $525,000 annually, according to Eleven Warriors. His contract ends in April 2017.
West Virginia: Former Michigan State offensive lineman Zac Hueter has joined the West Virginia staff as an offensive graduate assistant.
Cal: East Carolina offensive line coach Brandon Jones will join the Cal staff in the same role, Ruffin McNeill told reporters Friday.
Baylor: Cris Dishman’s title at Baylor will be safeties coach. In addition, Joe Jon Finley and Brodney Pool have been hired as quality control assistants, Dominique Zeigler will join the player development staff, and Michael Anthony has been hired as an offensive analyst.
Chicago: John Fox’s contract with the Bears is a four-year deal, according to Fox Sports’ Jay Glazer.
Tampa Bay Buccaneers: The Bucs have parted ways with quarterbacks coach Marcus Arroyo.
BYU: North Texas director of football performance Frank Wintrich has joined the BYU staff as head strength and conditioning coach, according to the Denton Record-Chronicle.
Michigan: Offensive coordinator / offensive line coach Tim Drevno tells MLive.com the decision on who will call offensive plays will come at a later date. Here’s a look at Jim Harbaugh’s complete staff.
Michigan State: Mark Dantonio tells SpartanNation.com that the entire MSU staff has received raises.
Denver Broncos: The Broncos will interview former Bills head coach Doug Marrone on Saturday and Ravens offensive coordinator Gary Kubiak on Sunday, according to ESPN's Adam Schefter. Kubiak said last Sunday he would not pursue head coaching jobs, but that was before the Broncos job opened. In addition, ESPN’s Josina Anderson reports Lions defensive coordinator Teryl Austin has removed himself from consideration for the job. Keep track of NFL head coaching changes and interviews here.
Chicago Bears: Former Broncos head coach John Fox is expected to become head coach of the Bears, according to multiple reports.
Houston: Tom Herman describes putting together his staff and says it had better be the best recruiting staff in Texas.
Pitt: Former Wyoming cornebacks coach Renaldo Hill and former Youngstown State defensive line coach Tom Sims have joined Pat Narduzzi’s staff at Pitt. See new FBS staffs here.
Southwest Oklahoma State: Graduate assistant Jon Garfield has been promoted to wide receivers coach.
Jacksonville Jaguars: Former Bills offensive coordinator Nathaniel Hackett will interview for the same position with the Jaguars on Friday, according to the Florida Times-Union.
Kent State: Head coach Paul Haynes has made some adjustments ot the staff. Running backs coach Don Treadwell has been promoted to offensive coordinator / quarterbacks coach, and offensive line coach Shawn Clark has added the title of assistant head coach. There are still two opening on staff. Keep track of open FBS assistant jobs here.
San Diego State: Former UNLV head coach Bobby Hauck will join the SDSU staff, according to Rivals.com.
Denver Broncos: The Broncos will interview Bengals defensive backs coach Vance Joseph for their head coaching job, according to the Denver Post. In addition, NFL Network's Ian Rapoport says Lions defensive coordinator Teryl Austin will not interview on Friday, and it hasn't yet been rescheduled.