Posted by: Chris Vannini on Monday October 10, 2016

North Carolina: Athletic director Bubba Cunningham has received a raise from $642,268 annually to $705,853, according to the Charlotte News & Observer. Cunningham turned down the Florida AD job in the summer, according to USA Today.

Denver Broncos: John Elway says Gary Kubiak has the week off following his hospitalization, and special teams coordinator Joe DeCamillis will serve as head coach on Thursday at San Diego.

Baltimore Ravens: Offensive coordinator Marc Trestman has been dismissed, and quarterbacks coach Marty Mornhinweg has been promoted to offensive coordinator. The Ravens are No. 24 in the NFL in scoring, at 25.1 points per game. Trestman was in his second season with the Ravens and was previously the Chicago Bears head coach. 

Denver Broncos: Gary Kubiak was hospitalized after Sunday’s game due to flu-like symptoms. In 2013, Kubiak was hospitalized during a game after suffering a mini-stroke. reports Kubiak was taken Sunday to make sure it wasn't a similar incident. Kubiak remains in the hospital, and the Broncos play at the Chargers on Thursday. He is expected to be released this afternoon.

Newberry College (SC): Head coach Todd Knight has received an extension through 2020. Knight is in his eighth season with the program and has a 45-37 record, including 5-1 this year.

Week 6: Here are this week’s Assistant Coaches of the Week.


Sunday, October 9, 2016

The Inside Zone: 18 takeaways from Week 6. 

Posted by: Chris Vannini on Friday October 07, 2016

Week 6: Here are this week's Picks & Superlatives.

Texas: AD Mike Perrin tells reporters there's no magic number of wins needed for Charlie Strong and said he's never considered a mid-season coaching change. Perrin also said, "It’s a decision I take very seriously every time something comes up to look at what’s best for the University of Texas and what’s best for our student-athletes. That’s the way I’ll function."

Here are today’s News, Notes & Quotes.

Posted by: Chris Vannini on Thursday October 06, 2016

SEC: LSU at Florida has been postponed due to Hurricane Matthew. The teams don’t share a bye week the rest of the season, but have non-conference games on Nov. 19. In addition, Georgia at South Carolina has moved to Sunday at 2:30 p.m. ET.

Penn State: Athletic director Sandy Barbour reiterated her support for James Franklin, telling ESPN he is the long-term answer. "(Fans) need to take it as a body of work. Are we showing progress? Where are we at the end of the season in terms of our development in a new offensive scheme? Where are we in the development of a really young defense? Where are we with the development of our student-athletes, the identity of the program? Those are the things our fans need to be looking at."

LSU: President F. King Alexander tells The Advocate that he’s leaving the coaching search up to AD Joe Alleva, but also says, “When I need to get involved, I will.” A search firm has not been hired, though it may be, and “feelers are out there” to potential coaching candidates. 

FIU: Here are 8 factors to keep in mind for FIU’s coaching search.

Houston: Asked if he’d want to coach in the NFL, Tom Herman tells The MMQB: “Not right now. I love what I do right now. I love (working with) young men at this stage in their life and being able to shape them into better husbands and fathers. Anybody can teach a Cover 2 or zone read. There’s a million coaches that can teach that. It’s not hard.”

Holy Cross: Jack Siedlecki has joined the Holy Cross staff as tight ends coach, and tight ends coach Steve Cully has moved to offensive line coach. Siedlecki was most recently the offensive coordinator at Wesleyan from 2010-14 and was previously the head coach at Yale from 1997-2008.

Here are today’s News, Notes & Quotes. 

Posted by: Chris Vannini on Wednesday October 05, 2016

NCAA: The football oversight committee has proposed major changes to early signing, satellite camp and full-time staff sizes. Read more here.

Texas: President Greg Fenves tweeted Wednesday, “Had a great call w/ Coach Strong. We’re behind our student-athletes and coaches as they prepare for OU and rest of the season.”

Les Miles: The former LSU head coach reiterated to Colin Cowherd that he wants to coach again, but also says he “absolutely" could see himself getting into broadcasting. Read more here.

Alabama: Former defensive line coach Bo Davis received about $316,000 in August, four months after he resigned, according to The school says the money was “to resolve disputed claims to his separation from the university.”

Here are today’s News, Notes & Quotes.

Posted by: Chris Vannini on Tuesday October 04, 2016

Ohio State: Quality control assistant Joker Phillips will earn $35,000 this season, and quality control assistant Brian Knorr earns $500 per month, according to the Cleveland Plain Dealer. Phillips, the former Kentucky head coach, was the wide receivers coach for the Cleveland Browns last year, and Knorr was previously Indiana’s defensive coordinator.

LSU: Ed Orgeron tells ESPN’s Chris Low, "Listen, this thing here, I'm going to get it. If we do what we need to do, I feel in my heart I'm going to get it. If I don't, it's because we didn't do well enough and I don't deserve it. … The difference is they want me here at LSU. I never felt in my heart that they wanted me at USC until the very end, and then (Pat) Haden pulled the plug. I thought all the time I was fighting an uphill battle. They always saw me more as a stopgap." An unnamed source also told Low that if LSU beats Alabama, Orgeron might get the job right there. Keep track of the latest LSU news here.

Penn State: Former Nevada offensive line coach Ron Hudson is now on the Penn State staff as an offensive analyst / consultant. Hudson spent the last three years at Nevada and has also coached at UMass, New Mexico and UL-Lafayette, among other stops since 1993.

Here are today’s News, Notes & Quotes.