Posted by: Chris Vannini on Tuesday February 07, 2017

Cal: A source tells CoachingSearch that Arizona tight ends coach / special teams coordinator Charlie Ragle has accepted a position at Cal. Ragle spent five years at Arizona and was previously a high school coach in Arizona. Keep track of open FBS assistant jobs here.

East Carolina: Running backs coach Antonio King will not return, according to 247Sports. King spent one year at ECU and was previously a high school coach in North Carolina.

Lake Erie College (OH): Jeff Horrocks has resigned as head coach, and offensive coordinator Gerald Hazzard has been promoted to head coach. Horrocks was hired on Dec. 29. Hazzard has been with the program since 2007. 

Furman (SC): Air Force Prep inside linebackers coach Ken Lamendola has joined the Furman staff as inside linebackers coach. Lamendola spent two years at Air Force Prep.

Tennessee: Defensive line / associate head coach Steve Stripling has been reassigned to director of football program development, and Brady Hoke’s title is defensive line / associate head coach. Offensive line coach Don Mahoney will not return, and quality control assistant Walt Wells has been promoted to offensive line coach. Hoke will earn $500,000 annually on a 2-year deal, and Wells will earn $300,000 on a 2-year deal, according to 247Sports.

Kansas City Chiefs: Northwestern graduate assistant and former NFL quarterback Mike Kafka has joined the Chiefs as an offensive quality control coach, according to ESPN’s Adam Caplan. Kafka last played in the NFL in 2015 and spent one year on the Northwestern staff.

LSU: USC running backs coach Tommie Robinson has joined the LSU staff as running backs / assistant head coach, and Louisiana Tech running backs coach Mickey Joseph has joined LSU as wide receivers coach. Robinson spent 2013 and 2016 at USC (working with Ed Orgeron in 2013) and the two years in between at Texas. Joseph spent one year at LA Tech and is a New Orleans native. 

Arkansas: New defensive line coach John Scott Jr. will earn $340,000 on a one-year deal, according to the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette. He also has an SEC non-compete clause, as all new hires under Bret Bielema have.

Penn State: Appalachian State graduate assistant Matt Fleischacker has joined the PSU staff as a defensive graduate assistant. Fleischacker spent one year at App State and was previously a student assistant at PSU.

Memphis: Wide receivers coach David Johnson tells the Commercial Appeal that he turned down a job offer from LSU.

Utah State: Per source, Utah State special teams volunteer Aman Anand has been promoted to defensive graduate assistant. Anand has been with the program since last June.

Oregon State: Per source, Utah State defensive graduate assistant Matty Ah You has joined the Oregon State staff as a outside linebackers graduate assistant. Ah You spent one year at USU.

Independence CC (KS): Per source, Utah State defensive graduate assistant Manoa Latu has joined the Independence staff as linebackers coach. Latu spent three years at USU.

Tampa Bay Buccaneers: Offensive quality control assistant Ben Steele will be promoted to tight ends coach, according to the Tampa Bay Times. Steele has been with the Bucs for three years.

NC State: Defensive line coach Ryan Nielsen will join the New Orleans Saints as defensive line coach, and Texas Tech DL coach Kevin Patrick has accepted the DL job at NC State, according to 247Sports. Patrick spent one year at Texas Tech and previously coached at North Texas. 

Auburn: Tight ends coach / special teams coordinator Scott Fountain will not return in the same role, according to Auburn Undercover. Fountain has been at Auburn since 2009 and a full-time assistant for four years. He could remain on staff in another role, but is seeking an on-field job.

Mississippi State: Per source, Georgia quality control assistant D.J. Looney will join the Mississippi State staff as tight ends / tackles coach. Looney spent one year at Georgia and was previously the tackles / tight ends coach at Central Arkansas. 

Texas Tech: Former LSU running backs coach Jabbar Juluke has rejoined the Texas Tech staff in the same role. Juluke spent one year at LSU. He briefly joined Texas Tech last offseason from Louisiana Tech, before going to LSU. 

Arkansas: Former New York Jets assistant defensive line coach John Scott Jr. has been named defensive line coach at Arkansas. Scott spent two years with the Jets and previously coached at Buffalo and Texas Tech. The hire comes as Arkansas moves to a 3-4 defense. 

TCU: Per source, running backs coach Curtis Luper has been promoted to co-offensive coordinator. Luper has been on staff since 2013.

Georgia: A source tells CoachingSearch that defensive line coach Tracy Rocker will not return. first reported the news. Rocker spent three years at UGA and previously coached with the Tennessee Titans. 

SMU: Per source, former Texas tight ends coach / special teams coordinator Jeff Traylor will join the SMU offensive staff. Traylor spent two years at Texas and was previously the head coach at Gilmer High School (TX) for 15 years. 

TCU: Chris Thomsen’s title at TCU is offensive line coach, Sonny Dykes’ title is offensive analyst/consultant, and previous offensive line coach Jarrett Anderson has moved to inside wide receivers. 

Texas State: Everett Withers has announced several changes in duties. Newly-hired Zak Kuhr will be offensive coordinator / running backs coach, wide receivers coach / special teams coordinator Parker Fleming moves to quarterbacks coach / passing game coordinator, running backs / tight ends coach Ron Antoine moves to wide receivers, offensive line coach Adrian Mayes moves to tight ends / tackles, and graduate assistant Preston Mason will coach safeties with Withers. The staff opening is offensive line.

Miami Dolphins: Former NFL player and Cal student assistant Andre Carter will interview for the Dolphins assistant defensive line job, according to The Sporting News. Carter was the No. 7 overall pick in the 2001 NFL Draft and played through 2013. 

Army: Defensive coordinator Jay Bateman has been fined $25,000 and suspended two weeks for a role in the Wake Forest gameplan leaking scandal, the school announced.

Florida: Director of player personnel Drew Hughes has turned down a job offer from South Carolina, according to the AJC.

Los Angeles Rams: Falcons quarterbacks coach Matt LaFleur is expected to become the Rams offensive coordinator, according to Adam Schefter. LaFleur spent two years with the Falcons. He was the Redskins quarterbacks coach from 2010-13, where he worked alongside new Rams head coach Sean McVay.

Buffalo Bills: FIU defensive backs coach Bobby Babich has joined the Bills staff as assistant defensive backs coach. Babich spent 2016 at FIU and had been retained by Butch Davis. He was previously the assistant defensive backs coach with the Browns from 2013-15. Babich’s father, Bob, is the Bills linebackers coach.

Atlanta Falcons: Alabama offensive coordinator Steve Sarkisian has been named Falcons offensive coordinator. Read more here.

Iowa State: Ohio University director of player personnel Eric Kohr has joined Iowa State as director of scouting / recruiting operations. Kohr spent three years at Ohio, with a brief stint at Maryland.

St. Olaf (MN): St. Francis High School (IL) head coach Joe Lepsche has joined the St. Olaf staff as offensive coordinator. Lepsche spent one year at St. Francis after eight years as an assistant at the University of St. Thomas.

Bryant (RI): Anna Maria College (MA) defensive backs coach Ryan Mattison has joined the Bryant staff as tight ends coach. Mattison spent one year at Anna Maria.

Southeast Missouri State: North Dakota State assistant strength coach Ryan Napoli has joined the SEMO staff as head strength coach. Napoli spent six years at NDSU.

Marshall: Villanova tight ends coach Mark Powell has joined the Marshall staff as a linebackers graduate assistant. Powell spent two years at Villanova and previously coached at Yale and Lafayette (PA).

Mississippi State: Texas State offensive coordinator / quarterbacks coach Brett Elliott will rejoin the Mississippi State staff to coach quarterbacks, according to the Clarion-Ledger and multiple reports. Elliott spent one year at Texas State after one year at James Madison, and he was an offensive quality control assistant at MSU from 2012-14. 

Indiana State: Limestone College (SC) wide receivers coach / director of high school relations Roy Roundtree has joined the Indiana State staff as wide receivers coach. Roundtree spent one year at Limestone and played at Michigan when new ISU head coach Curt Mallory was an assistant there.

Sewanee (TN): Head coach Tommy Laurendine has resigned. Laurendine spent six seasons leading the Division III program, posting a 15-45 record.

San Francisco 49ers: The Sporting News reports Kyle Shanahan’s staff will include Buccaneers tight ends coach Jon Embree (TE / assistant head coach), current 49ers defensive backs coach Jeff Hafley (DBs) and current 49ers linebackers coach Jason Tarver. In addition, Shanahan is targeting new Chargers linebackers coach Robert Saleh and Falcons defensive pass game coordinator Jerome Henderson as co-defensive coordinators.

Baylor: Assistant strength coach Brandon Washington has been dismissed following an arrest over the weekend. Washington joined the staff this offseason from Temple.

Here are today’s News, Notes & Quotes.

Posted by: Chris Vannini on Monday February 06, 2017

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San Francisco 49ers: Falcons offensive coordinator Kyle Shanahan has been named head coach of the 49ers. Read more here.

LSU: Ed Orgeron has targeted USC running backs coach Tommie Robinson and LA Tech running backs coach Mickey Joseph to join the LSU staff, according to The Advocate.

New York Jets: The Jets have targeted former Seahawks offensive coordinator Jeremy Bates for their quarterbacks job, according to The MMQB’s Albert Breer. Bates last coached in 2012 with the Chicago Bears.

Michigan: Hawaii defensive coordinator Kevin Lempa is a candidate for an off-field job at Michigan, according to the Honolulu Star-Advertiser.

Eastern Illinois: A source tells CoachingSearch that Memphis offensive analyst Kwahn Drake has joined the Eastern Illinois staff as defensive line coach. Drake spent one year at Memphis after three years at Tulane.

Lafayette (PA): A source tells CoachingSearch that Valdosta State defensive line coach Justin Hinds will join John Garrett’s staff at Lafayette. Hinds spent one year at Valdosta and previously worked at Florida with Garrett.

Army: Former Army offensive line coach Todd Spencer has rejoined the staff as offensive line coach, according to Spencer coached at Army in 2013 and 15. He didn’t coach in 2014 due to undisclosed reasons and stepped down after 2015 due to medical reasons.

Buffalo Bills: Former Buccaneers cornerbacks coach Gill Byrd will join the Bills as defensive backs coach, according to The Buffalo News. Byrd worked with the Bucs from 2014-15 and previously worked with the Bears.

Oregon: Former offensive coordinator / tight ends coach David Reaves has officially resigned following a DUI charge last month, according to the Eugene Register-Guard. The school had announced it was in the process of dismissing Reaves. 

Air Force: Former Minnesota offensive line coach Bart Miller has joined the Air Force staff as tight ends coach. Miller spent one year at Minnesota and was previously at FAU, Wisconsin and New Mexico State. 

Georgia Tech: VMI tight ends coach Tyson Wachenheim has joined the Georgia Tech staff as a defensive graduate assistant. Wachemheim spent two years at VMI. The spot at VMI is open and is an unpaid position.

LaGrange College (GA): East Coweta High School (GA) head coach Steve Pardue has been named head coach at LaGrange. Pardue spent three years at East Coweta and was previously the running backs coach at Kentucky. He was also an assistant at LaGrange High School for 19 years.

Furman (SC): Tusculum College (TN) defensive coordinator / defensive backs coach Addison Williams has joined the Furman staff as cornerbacks coach. Williams spent four years at Tusculum.

Morthland College (IL): Head coach Mike Popovich has resigned. He led the program for one season.

Tennessee: Former Oregon defensive coordinator Brady Hoke is expected to join the Tennessee staff as defensive line coach, according to Fox Sports’ Bruce Feldman. Hoke spent one year at Oregon and was previously the head coach at Michigan, San Diego State and Ball State.

Baldwin Wallace (OH): Lindsey Wilson College (KY) offensive coordinator Brian Foos has joined the Baldwin Wallace staff as offensive coordinator. Foos spent seven years at Lindsey Wilson.

Baylor: Former Temple offensive coordinator Glenn Thomas will join the Baylor staff as quarterbacks coach, according to multiple reports. Thomas spent two years at Temple after seven years with the Atlanta Falcons. He’s also a Texas native.

Here are today’s News, Notes & Quotes.

Posted by: Chris Vannini on Sunday February 05, 2017

Maryland: Kentucky defensive line coach Jimmy Brumbaugh will join the Maryland staff as co-defensive coordinator / defensive line coach, according to 247Sports. Brumbaugh spent four years at Kentucky, including working with current Maryland defensive coordinator Andy Buh. Keep track of open FBS assistant jobs here.

San Francisco 49ers: Patriots linebackers coach Brian Flores will be a target for the 49ers defensive coordinator job, according to Jay Glazer.

Oklahoma: Indiana graduate assistant Brian Lepak has joined the Oklahoma staff as a graduate assistant. Lepak spent three years at IU and is a former Oklahoma player.

San Francisco 49ers: Kyle Shanahan will target former Jaguars linebackers coach Robert Saleh for the 49ers defensive coordinator job, according to NFL Network’s Ian Rapoport. Saleh has reportedly been expected to join the Chargers as linebackers coach. 

Los Angeles Rams: The Rams will request permission to speak to Falcons quarterbacks coach Matt LaFleur for their offensive coordinator job, per Adam Schefter.  

Colorado: A source tells CoachingSearch that Louisiana-Lafayette strength and conditioning graduate assistant Terrance Motley has joined the Colorado strength staff. Motley spent two years at ULL and previously interned at LSU and BYU.

Los Angeles Rams: The Sporting News reports Packers defensive quality control coach Ejiro Evero will join the Rams as defensive backs coach. Evero spent one year with the Packers after five with the 49ers.

West Virginia: Arizona wide receivers coach Tony Dews will join the WVU staff as running backs coach, according to the Charleston Gazette Mail. Dews spent five years at Arizona and previously coached wide receivers at WVU in 2007.

Posted by: Chris Vannini on Saturday February 04, 2017

Arkansas: Defensive line coach Rory Segrest will not return. He spent three years on staff.

Florida: South Florida defensive backs coach Corey Bell and North Texas offensive line coach Brad Davis have joined the Florida staff. Bell spent the last two years at FAU and had recently joined the USF staff, while Davis spent one year at North Texas. 

Pitt: Defensive line coach Tom Sims will not return, according to multiple reports. Sims spent two years at Pitt. In addition, Pat Narduzzi also told reporters Friday that if the 10th assistant passes, he plans to add to the defensive staff.

South Florida: West Virginia cornerbacks coach Blue Adams will join the USF staff, according to Adams spent one year at WVU and after four years with the Miami Dolphins.

Houston: Former Falcons tight ends coach Chris Scelfo has joined the Houston staff as offensive line coach, according to the Houston Chronicle. Scelfo coached with the Falcons from 2008-14. 

Washington Redskins: A source tells CoachingSearch that Florida defensive backs coach Torrian Gray will join the Redskins staff as defensive backs coach. first reported the news. Gray spent one year at Florida after 11 years at Virginia Tech. 

Oregon: Per source, former Oregon quarterback and GA Nate Costa has joined IMG Academy as offensive coordinator / quarterbacks coach. Costa worked on the Oregon staff from 2013-15 and spent last year working with STRIVR virtual reality. 

Indiana State: Former San Jose State offensive line coach Adam Stenavich has joined the Indiana State staff as offensive line coach, and Mount Union defensive line coach Tyler Funk has joined the Indiana State staff as tight ends coach. Stenavich spent two years at SJSU, and Funk spent three years at Mount Union.

Tyler JC: Southwestern Oklahoma State defensive line coach Alex Wierzbicki has accepted the same job at Tyler JC. Wierzbicki spent two years at SWOSU.

Bethune-Cookman: Offensive coordinator Jim Pry has announced his retirement, Alabama State wide receivers coach Allen Suber has joined the B-CU staff as offensive coordinator / quarterbacks coach, and former Texas College head coach Greg Ruffin has joined the staff as tight ends coach. In addition, tight ends coach Lawal McCray has moved to offensive line coach / run game coordinator, and defensive coordinator Charles Jones has added the title of assistant head coach.

Posted by: Chris Vannini on Friday February 03, 2017

Indiana: Houston offensive line coach Darren Hiller will join the Indiana staff, according to Fox Sports’ Bruce Feldman. Hiller spent 2016 at USF and previously at Cincinnati. He and Tom Allen worked together at Arkansas State in 2011. Keep track of open FBS assistant jobs here.

Iowa: Former Dolphins senior research analyst Ken O’Keefe will rejoin the Iowa staff as quarterbacks coach, according to multiple reports. The 63-year-old O’Keefe was the Iowa offensive coordinator from 1999-2011 and was with the Dolphins from 2012-16. 

Jacksonville Jaguars: Doug Marrone has completed his Jaguars staff. Here is the full staff.

Tennessee: Butch Jones is in discussions with former Oregon defensive coordinator Brady Hoke about joining the Tennessee staff, according to the AJC.

Florida Atlantic: Local Miami quarterback coach Chris Perkins will join the FAU staff as an offensive analyst, according to Fox Sports’ Bruce Feldman.

Dartmouth: Former UC Davis offensive coordinator Kevin Daft has joined the Dartmouth staff as offensive coordinator / quarterbacks coach. Daft spent five years on UC Davis.

Indiana: A source tells CoachingSearch that Central Michigan running backs coach Nick Sheridan will join the Indiana staff as quarterbacks coach. Sheridan spent the last three years as a graduate assistant at Tennessee and had recently joined CMU. At Tennessee, he spent two years with new Indiana offensive coordinator Mike DeBord. He also played under DeBord at Michigan. 

Green Bay Packers: Illinois linebackers coach Tim McGarigle has accepted a defensive quality control job with the Packers. McGarigle spent one year at Illinois and previously worked at Western Michigan from 2012-15.

Presbyterian (SC): Former head coach Harold Nichols has been named director of major gifts at the school. Nichols was head coach from 2009-16. He resigned in November.

Georgia Tech: Former Georgia Tech wide receiver Kevin Cone has joined the staff as assistant director of operations. Cone played at Georgia Tech from 2008-10.

South Carolina: managing producer Justin King has joined South Carolina as associate AD for new and creative media. King is a South Carolina alumnus.

Denver Broncos: The team is set to begin discussions with general manager John Elway on an extension, according to the Denver Post. Elway has been in the front office since 2011.

Southern Illinois: Former Minnesota running backs coach Pat Poore will rejoin the Southern Illinois staff. Poore was on the SIU staff from 2001-07 under Jerry Kill.

Murray State: Itawamba CC offensive line coach Cody Woodiel has joined the Murray State staff as offensive line coach. Woodiel spent three year at ICC. In addition, defensive quality control assistant Carson Hunter has been promoted to quarterbacks coach.

Liberty: Compliance officer Matt Bevins has joined the football program as director of high school relations. Bevins spent five years in the school’s compliance office and is a former Liberty player.

Oklahoma State: A source tells CoachingSearch that offensive line coach Greg Adkins will not return. The Tulsa World first reported the news. Adkins spent two years at OK State. His replacement will be OK State’s fourth offensive line coach in five years.

Missouri: Washington State quality control assistant Brian Odom has joined the Missouri staff as outside linebackers coach. Odom is the brother of head coach Barry Odom. Brian Odom spent two years at WSU and previously worked in strength and conditioning at Houston and Arizona. He was a graduate assistant at Missouri in 2005. In addition, safeties coach Ryan Walters will now coach the entire defensive backfield. 

Furman: Shorter University (GA) quarterbacks / fullbacks coach David Sims has been named running backs coach at Furman. Sims spent two years at Shorter.

Incarnate Word (TX): Per source, Texas Military Institute head coach Polo Gutierrez has joined the Incarnate Word staff as defensive line coach / special teams coordinator. Gutierrez spent the previous six years on the UTSA staff.

South Florida: Former Texas head strength coach Pat Moorer has been named head strength coach at USF. Moorer spent seven years with Charlie Strong at Texas and Louisville. 

Los Angeles Rams: Former Redskins assistant defensive backs coach Aubrey Pleasant has accepted a position with the Rams, according to the Washington Post. Pleasant spent four years with the Redskins.

Purdue: Jeff Brohm has completed his coaching staff at Purdue. Here is the staff.

New Haven: Per source, defensive line coach / special teams coordinator Chris Nugai has left the staff for a high school job in Massachusetts. New Haven has two full-time staff openings, one offensive line and one defensive line or defensive backs.

Holy Cross (MA): Per source, New Haven (CT) offensive line coach Chris Smith will join the Holy Cross staff. Smith spent three years at New Haven.

Here are today’s News, Notes & Quotes.