Posted by: Chris Vannini on Tuesday May 12, 2015

Texas: In the ongoing legal battle between Texas offensive coordinator / offensive line coach Joe Wickline and Oklahoma State, Mike Gundy says Wickline’s move from OSU to Texas was a lateral move, according to the Associated Press. There is debate as to whether or not Wickline calls plays at Texas. Such a ruling would require Wickline to pay a $600,000 buyout.

Angelo State (TX): Athletic director Sean Johnson has resigned, according to Johnson has been athletic director since July 2012. The site reports assistant athletic director James Reid will serve as interim AD.

Nebraska: The Omaha World-Herald reports Bo Pelini’s final buyout terms with Nebraska will pay him $128,009 monthly through February 2019, for a total of $6.54 million. Pelini will earn $213,894 annually as part of a four-year deal at Youngstown State.

Posted by: Chris Vannini on Monday May 11, 2015

Oregon State: Athletic director Bob De Carolis will step down effective June 30. De Carolis has served as AD since August 2002 and joined the Oregon State administration in 1998.

Fumble Pro: The top rushing teams in the NFL and NCAA use the Fumble Pro to reduce turnovers. Shouldn’t you? Auburn running backs coach Tim Horton says, "Cameron Artis-Payne, 2013 SEC leading rusher, used the Fumble Pro every day and had 350 touches. He only fumbled two times!” Teach all your players the correct way to carry the football with the Fumble Pro. Check out the Fumble Pro at, check out the videos on YouTube, or call at 321-406-0556.

Boise State: Middle Tennessee State assistant strength and conditioning coach Tyson Gale has joined the Boise State staff in the same role. Gale is a former Marshall linebacker and graduate assistant. 

Miami (FL): Florida Atlantic intercollegiate athletics coordinator Brooke Wilson has joined the Miami (FL) staff as assistant director of football operations / recruiting. Wilson spent two years in her role at FAU after one year as an athletic academic advising intern.

New England Patriots: Florida Atlantic defensive backs coach Nick Caley has accepted a job with the Patriots, according to Owl Access. Caley spent 2014 at FAU after serving as a graduate assistant at Arkansas in 2013. Other stops in his career include Eastern Illinois, Iowa State, Auburn, Akron and John Carroll. Caley’s move means there are now three open assistant jobs in FBS.

Florida Atlantic: Graduate assistant Graham Wilbert has been promoted to director of player personnel and external relations.

Philadelphia Eagles: Sports science coordinator Shaun Huls’ title has changed to director of sports science and reconditioning. Huls joined the Eagles in 2013 after previously serving as the head strength and conditioning coach and combatives coordinator for Navy Special Warfare.

Tulsa: How has first-year head coach Philip Montgomery sold up-tempo offense to his players? More touchdowns.

Morehead State: Offensive coordinator Craig Mullins has passed away following a battle with cancer. Mullins joined the staff in 2013 and coached for 16 years at Georgetown College. Our thoughts and prayers are with his family and friends.

Open jobs: There are three open FBS assistant jobs

Posted by: Chris Vannini on Saturday May 09, 2015

Purdue: Per source, director of football operations Casey Nuss will leave the Purdue staff later this month. Nuss has been with the Boilermakers since 2009, also serving as director of high school relations for one season. 

Tackles for loss: Here are the defensive play-callers with the most tackles for loss over the last three years.

Missouri State: Missouri analyst Justin Kramer has joined the Missouri State staff as tight ends coach / special teams coordinator. Kramer has been on the Mizzou staff since 2012 after previously serving as an assistant at Southeast Missouri State from 2008-12.

Minnesota: Former Chicago Bears offensive quality control assistant Carson Walch has joined the Minnesota staff as an offensive consultant, according to the Rochester-Post Bulletin. He will work with the passing game and wide receivers. Walch spent two seasons with the Bears and previously served on the Montreal Alouettes staff.

Posted by: Chris Vannini on Friday May 08, 2015

Gavian College (CA): Offensive coordinator / quarterbacks / wide receivers coach Mike Dovenberg has been promoted to head coach. Dovenberg joined the staff in January 2014 after two seasons as the wide receivers coach at Kansas Wesleyan.

Cal: Interim athletic director Mike Williams has officially been named to the permanent position. Williams has been in the interim role since July 2014. He was elected to the UC Berkeley Foundation Board of Trustees in 2007.

Michigan State: Mark Dantonio says, “We’re selling results. Other people are selling hope.”

Tampa Bay Buccaneers: Director of pro scouting Scott Cohen has been dismissed, according to the Tampa Bay Times. Cohen had been with the Bucs since July 2013. In addition, national scout Rob McCartney has been promoted to pro scouting director, college scout Byron Kiefer has been promote to national scout, scouting assistant Donovan Cotton has been promoted to college scout, and scouting assistant Zack Grossi has been promoted to pro scout. Former Wesleyan player Shane Scannell has also been hired as a scouting assistant. 

Posted by: Chris Vannini on Thursday May 07, 2015

Blinn Junior College (TX): Offensive line coach Chuck Parsons has been promoted to offensive coordinator. Parsons joined the Blinn staff in 2014. He previously served as head coach at North Dakota State College of Science from 2007-13.

Ohio State: Joe Odoguardi has been hired by the OSU athletic department as chief financial officer. Odoguardi has served as the school’s senior associate general manager and chief financial officer for the division of business advancement since 1998 and will continue that role along with his new athletics duties.

Lawrence University (WI): Per source, former Willamette (OR) and Menlo (CA) head coach Mark Speckman will join the Lawrence staff as offensive coordinator. Speckman was most recently the running backs coach with the CFL’s Montreal Alouettes from 2013-14. He served as head coach at Willamette from 1998-2011 and at Menlo in 2012.

New Mexico State: Brian Bell’s title at New Mexico State is safeties coach. He will also assist with special teams. Bell has spent the past eight seasons as the defensive backs coach at Minnesota State-Mankato. Keep track of open FBS assistant jobs here.