Posted by: Chris Vannini on Monday May 16, 2016
Alabama: Former Philadelphia Eagles VP of player personnel Ed Marynowitz has rejoined the Alabama program, according to the Tuscaloosa News. Marynowitz worked with the Eagles from 2012-15 and was previously Alabama’s director of player personnel from 2008-11.
UAB: Lyle Henley has joined the UAB staff as director of sport performance for football. Henley was previously the owner of The Athlete Factory in Spanish Fort, AL, training athletes.
Notre Dame: Former head coach Charlie Weis was paid $2.05 million by Notre Dame in 2014, according to tax returns obtained by USA Today. Weis was dismissed in 2009 and has been paid $10.5 million by the school since 2010 from his buyout. He was set to be paid through 2015. In addition, Brian Kelly was paid $1.62 million in 2014, athletic director Jack Swarbrick earned $1.61 million, and defensive coordinator Brian VanGorder earned $1.1 million.
Vanderbilt: Head coach Derek Mason earned $2.55 million in 2014, according to tax returns obtained by The Tennessean. That includes $2.38 million in base salary. It's about $700,000 more than James Franklin’s first season at Vanderbilt in 2011 ($1.84 million).
Pittsburgh Steelers: Missouri recruiting graduate assistant Denzel Martin has accepted a scouting intern position with the Steelers. Martin spent five seasons with the Mizzou program, including one year on staff after his playing career.
UConn: Head coach Bob Diaco has agreed to a two-year extension through 2020, according to Sports Illustrated’s Pete Thamel. Diaco went 2-10 in his first season at UConn and 6-7 in the second. He earned $1.55 million in salary in 2015.
Detroit Lions: Atlanta Falcons area scout Scott Sika has joined the Lions staff as a scout. Sika spent three seasons with the Falcons, the first two as a scouting assistant. He previously spend three years as an intern in the Ohio State athletic department.
NFL: More than 30 NFL coaches moved to college football this offseason. Here’s the full list.
Clarion (PA): Associate athletic director Wendy Snodgrass has been named interim AD at Clarion, effective on July 2. Snodgrass is entering her 12th year in the athletic department. Previous athletic director Dave Katis announced last week he will step down and move into an academic role.
Chowan University (NC): Per source, Virginia graduate assistant Sean Cascarano has accepted the offensive line job at Chowan. Cascarano spent the past two seasons as a GA at Virginia, following one year as a student assistant and four years as an offensive lineman.
Rice: Head strength and conditioning coach Kevin Yoxall is no longer with the program, according to Rice's staff directory. Yoxall had been at Rice since 2014 and directed Auburn’s strength program from 1999-2012.
Here are today’s News, Notes & Quotes.