Posted by: Chris Vannini on Sunday May 14, 2017

Kansas City Chiefs: Director of pro scouting Will Lewis will not return, according to Inside The League. Lewis joined the Chiefs in 2013 and previously worked with the Seahawks from 1999-2013.

Buffalo Bills: Dolphins director of player personnel Joe Schoen has joined the Bills as assistant general manager. Schoen spent nine years with the Dolphins after seven years with the Panthers, where he worked with new Bills GM Brandon Beane.

Mike Sherman: Former Texas A&M and Packers head coach Mike Sherman has resigned as head coach at Nauset Regional High School (MA). Sherman went 4-18 in two seasons and plans to open a training facility in Massachusetts.

Lycoming (PA): Former Dickinson College (PA) outside linebackers coach Brian Kilbane has joined the Lycoming staff as linebackers coach. Kilbane spent one year at Dickinson and previously coached at King’s College.

Arizona State: Athletic director Ray Anderson will receive more than $300,000 in bonuses for the school’s APR scores, according to USA Today.

Posted by: Chris Vannini on Friday May 12, 2017

Big Ten: Commissioner Jim Delany earned nearly $2.4 million in 2015, according to USA Today, and he will receive more than $20 million in future bonus money.

UAB: Offensive analyst Hindley Brigham has been promoted to running backs coach, and previous running backs coach Randy Pippin has moved to director of player relations. Brigham joined UAB in 2016 and has previous coaching experience at Birmingham Southern and in the high school ranks.

Memphis: Head coach Mike Norvell has agreed to a one-year extension through 2021, which will include a $250,000 increase in the assistant salary pool, according to the Memphis Commercial-Appeal. Norvell went 8-5 in his first season, and the assistant salary pool was $2.15 million.

Sewanee (TN): Defiance College (OH) offensive line coach Doug Ehringer has joined the Sewanee staff as offensive coordinator / offensive line coach. Ehringer spent four months at Defiance and was previously a graduate assistant at Ball State for the last two seasons.

Here are today’s News, Notes & Quotes.

Posted by: Chris Vannini on Thursday May 11, 2017

Oklahoma: Offensive coordinator / quarterbacks coach Lincoln Riley has received a new three-year contract through 2019 and raise to $1.3 million. Riley has spent the last two years at OU and won the 2015 Broyles Award. His previous salary was $900,000.

Cornell: Wayne State (MI) wide receivers coach E.J. Henderson has joined the Cornell staff, according to his Twitter account. Henderson spent four years at Wayne State and coached at Princeton from 2007-10, where he worked with current Cornell defensive coordinator Jared Backus.

Charleston Southern: Former Penn State offensive analyst Ron Hudson has joined the Charleston Southern staff as offensive line coach. Hudson spent one year at Penn State and was previously coached the offensive line at Nevada, UMass, New Mexico, Louisiana-Lafayette and more. He also worked with Alabama State this spring. 

Michigan: Following an endowment gift to the athletic department, Don Brown’s new official title is Matthew and Nicole Lester Family Football Defensive Coordinator. Brown received a raise to $1 million this offseason, but details of the endowment were not disclosed. U-M’s athletic director, head coaching and offensive coordinator positions are already endowed from previous gifts.

Arizona State: Todd Graham will receive a $320,000 bonus for Arizona State’s APR of 971, according to USA Today. The bonus is 10 percent of his basic compensation. 

Eastern Michigan: Interim athletic director Christian Spears is not a candidate for the full-time job, according to The Detroit News. Spears has been at EMU since 2014.

South Carolina: Will Muschamp will receive a $75,000 bonus for South Carolina’s multi-year APR of 970, according to USA Today.

Arkansas: Bret Bielema will receive a $50,000 bonus for Arkansas’ multi-year APR of 966, according to USA Today.

Here are today’s News, Notes & Quotes.

Posted by: Chris Vannini on Wednesday May 10, 2017

Georgia Tech: Paul Johnson will receive a $100,000 bonus for the football team’s multi-year APR of 983, according to USA Today.

Texas A&M: Kevin Sumlin will receive a $50,000 bonus, as well as a $25,000 bonus for the staff pool, because of the football team’s single-year APR of 971, according to USA Today.

Tennessee: Butch Jones will receive a $100,000 bonus for Tennessee’s single-year APR of 978, according to USA Today.

Texas Tech: Miami (FL) deputy athletic director Tony Hernandez has been named deputy athletic director at Texas Tech. Hernandez has been at Miami since 1998, and worked there with current Texas Tech AD Kirby Hocutt from 2008-11.

Indianapolis Colts: Former Redskins and Browns personnel director Morocco Brown will join the Colts personnel staff, according to NFL Network’s Ian Rapoport. Brown served as the Redskins director of pro personnel from 2008-13 and the Browns vice president of player personnel from 2014-15. The MMQB reports Brown’s title will be college director of player personnel, and Kevin Rogers will remain as director of pro personnel.  

Texas: Defensive coordinator Todd Orlando’s contract is a 3-year deal worth $1.09 million annually, and offensive coordinator Tim Beck’s contract is a 3-year contract worth $790,000 annually, per the Austin Ameican-Statesman. The salaries for the remaining assistants are: RB coach Stan Drayton ($455,000 in 2017; $515,000 in 2018), safeties coach Craig Naivar ($490,000), DL coach Oscar Giles ($390,000), OL coach Derek Warehime ($390,000), WR coach Drew Mehringer ($340,000) and strength coach Yancy McKnight ($425,000). Salaries for cornerbacks coach Jason Washington and tight ends coach Corby Meekins were not made available.

Colorado Mesa: Athletic director Tom Spicer is leaving the university due to philosophical differences, the school announced. Spicer had been the AD since spring 2013 and was previously the AD at Colorado School of Mines and Fort Hays State.

NFL: Senior director of officiating Al Riveron has been named senior vice president of officiating, filling Dean Blandino’s role. Riveron has been part of the NFL’s officiating department since 2013 and has 40 years of officiating experience.

Northwestern State (LA): Quarterbacks coach Kyle Manley has been promoted to offensive coordinator. Manley has been on staff since 2013.

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Posted by: Chris Vannini on Tuesday May 09, 2017

Buffalo Bills: Panthers assistant general manager Brandon Beane has been named GM of the Bills. Beane was promoted to Panthers assistant GM in 2015 after seven years as director of football operations, and he worked with new Bills head coach Sean McDermott in Carolina. The MMQB reports Beane will have a 5-year deal.

Missouri Valley: The conference has invited Valparaiso to join the league, replacing the spot opened by Wichita State’s departure for the AAC. Most of Valpo’s teams play in the Horizon League, but the football program is in the Pioneer Football League, and Valpo says football will remain in the PFL.

Indianapolis Colts: Jets director of college scouting Rex Hogan and Seahawks senior personnel executive Ed Dodds will join the Colts, according to Newsday. Hogan has been with the Jets since 2015 after 13 years with the Bears, and Dodds has spent 10 years with the Seahawks. The MMQB reports both will be co-vice presidents of player personnel.

Auburn: Outgoing director of football operations Jamie Croley will work at a foundation Gus Malzahn and his wife will start soon, and the door remains open for him to return to the staff as an operations administrator, according to 247Sports.

Indianapolis Colts: Former U.S. Army evaluator Brian Decker has joined the Colts as a player personnel strategist, according to ESPN’s Seth Wickersham. Decker is a former Green Beret and ran the Special Forces Assessment and Selection program for the Army, changing the process of evaluating Green Berets. He spent some time with the Browns in 2013 and has been looke at by NFL teams since then. Wickersham wrote a profile on Decker’s background last year.

Here are today’s News, Notes & Quotes.