Posted by: Chris Vannini on Wednesday June 15, 2016
Baylor: HornsDigest.com reports a push by some donors to reinstate Art Briles has ended, and the school has begun contract settlement talks with Briles. The contract had $40 million guaranteed remaining on it, and the site says the settlement is expected to be around $20 million.
New York Giants: Former Colorado director of player personnel Mike Murphy has joined the Giants to scout on the West Coast, according to Inside The League. Murphy spent one season at Colorado and has spent 18 years in NFL scouting, most recently with the Dolphins from 2008-13.
Notre Dame: Former Purdue defensive coordinator Greg Hudson will join the Notre Dame staff in an off-field role, according to 247Sports. Hudson played at Notre Dame from 1986-87 and spent the past three seasons as Purdue’s defensive coordinator. He has also coached at Florida State, East Carolina, Minnesota, Cincinnati and UConn.
Chowan University (GA): Virginia graduate assistant Sean Cascarano has joined the Chowan staff as offensive line coach. Cascarano spent the last two years as a GA, the previous as a student assistant and played at UVA from 2009-12.
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Limestone College (SC): Former Kentucky Christian defensive coordinator Larry Blackstone has been named defensive coordinator at Limestone College, and Creekside Christian Academy (GA) defensive coordinator Fernando Bryant has joined the Limestone staff as cornerbacks coach. Blackstone has spent 47 years in coaching and was Limestone head coach Mike Furrey’s defensive coordinator at Kentucky Christian from 2010-12. Bryant spent the past four years in high school coaching after a 10-year playing career in the NFL.
Kentucky Wesleyan: Former Hanover College (IN) defensive coordinator Ben Cullen has joined the Kentucky Wesleyan staff as defensive line coach. Cullen spent the last four seasons at Hanover.
Rutgers: Senior associate athletic director / chief development officer Sarah Baumgartner has been promoted to deputy athletic director. Baumgartner has been at Rutgers since December 2013 after seven years at Missouri.
Here are today’s News, Notes & Quotes.