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.