Posted by: Chris Vannini on Tuesday August 09, 2016
Missouri: New athletic director Jim Sterk will have a seven-year deal worth $700,000 annually, according to the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, including $500,000 in base salary. The contract includes up to $150,000 in incentives. The buyout is $1.4 million, decreasing by $200,000 for each of the first six years.
Augustana (SD): Per source, Abernathy High School (TX) offensive coordinator Colton Brewer has joined the Augusta staff as wide receivers coach, and Zion Bentley High School (IL) offensive coordinator Dante Warren has joined the Augustana staff as a running backs graduate assistant. Brewer spent two years at Abernathy. Warren spent two years at Zion Bentley and is a graduate of South Dakota.
Experience: More than 1/3 of FBS head coaches had previous experience at their school. Here is the full list.
New Mexico State: Ryan Robinson has joined the NMSU staff as a player development coordinator. Robinson spent last year as a volunteer defensive assistant at NMSU.
TCU: Gary Patterson has signed an extension through 2022. Patterson is entering his 16th season as TCU’s head coach, with a 143-47 record, and his 19th year at the school. TCU doesn’t need to disclose salaries as a private school, but Patterson earned about $4 million in 2014.
Grossmont College (CA): Per source, former Cerritos College (CA) cornerbacks coach C.J. Arnold has accepted the defensive coordinator job at Grossmont. Arnold spent three years at Cerritos and has previously served as the defensive coordinator at San Jose City College.
Purdue: Georgia Tech athletic director Mike Bobinski will be the next AD at Purdue. Current Purdue AD Morgan Burke will step down from his position in June 2017. Bobinski plans to begin work at Purdue by Sept. 3. Bobinski has been at Georgia Tech since 2013 and has Midwest experience as a Notre Dame graduate and has also served as the AD at Xavier and Akron. There are now 20 AD changes this year. Keep track of AD changes here.
Independence CC (KS): Former New Mexico graduate assistant Sylvester Hatten has joined the Independence CC staff as offensive line coach / run game coordinator.
Here are today’s News, Notes & Quotes.