Posted by: Chris Vannini on Monday November 21, 2016
Arizona Cardinals: Bruce Arians has been released from the hospital and is expected back to work this week, according to Adam Schefter.
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New Orleans Saints: Former Tampa Bay Buccaneers special teams coordinator Kevin O’Dea will join the Saints staff to assist with special teams. O’Dea most recently spent 2014-15 with the Bucs and has been an NFL coach since 1994.
Oregon: Running backs coach Gary Campbell is considering retirement, he told The Oregonian, but a final decision hasn't been made. The 65-year-old Campbell has been at Oregon since 1983 and is the longest-tenured assistant in FBS.
Northwestern State: Per source, defensive line coach Jake Landoll has left the staff to take a position in private business. Landoll spent the past four years at NSU.
San Francisco 49ers: Asked if he’s been told the 49ers will bring him back next year, Chip Kelly said today, “No. We haven’t had any conversations about that at all. About anybody’s job security.” Kelly then asked the reporter if he expects to have his job next year, saying they’re in the same boat.
Delaware: Athletic director Chrissi Rawak tells The News Journal that UD’s pool of candidates is down to about six. The paper reports possible candidates have included Coastal Carolina head coach Joe Moglia, Richmond head coach Danny Rocco, Chattanooga head coach Russ Heusman, Tennessee defensive coordinator Bob Shoop, Sam Houston State offensive coordinator Phil Longo and Maryland assistants Pete Lembo and Mike London.
Lamar (TX): Head coach Ray Woodard will not return. Woodard went 34-46 in seven years after the program returned in 2010.
Florida State: FSU president John Thrasher tells the Tallahassee Democrat, "Jimbo and I talk frequently and based on that he is happy here and wants to stay. He has given me no reason to think differently.” Thrasher added, “If there is something he needs or wants — within reason — we are open to looking at that.”
UC Davis: Head coach Ron Gould will not return. Gould went 12-33 in four seasons.
Texas: Charlie Strong addressed job rumors at his Monday presser. Here’s what he said.
Arizona Cardinals: Bruce Arians has been hospitalized with chest pains, according to ESPN’s Adam Schefter. Early test results have been “favorable.”
Florida International: Former Memphis safeties coach Brent Guy will be Butch Davis’ defensive coordinator at FIU, according to The Sporting News’ Alex Marvez. Guy spent 2015 at Memphis and has defensive coordinator experience at Tulsa, Louisville, Arizona State and Boise State. He was Utah State’s head coach from 2005-08, posting 9-38 record.
Purdue: P.J. Fleck has yet to speak with Purdue and won’t entertain any job inquiries until after the regular season, according to Sports Illustrated. That could mean after the MAC championship game on Dec. 2.
UConn: Asked if staff changes are coming, Bob Diaco told reporters, “We'll talk about that here in the future.”
Oberlin (OH): Offensive coordinator / offensive line coach Keith Grabowski has left the staff. Grabowski spent two years at Oberlin.
Briar Cliff University (IA): Head coach Tom Rethman will not return next season. Rethman went 21-78 in nine seasons.
Mayville State (ND): Head coach John Haines will not return next season. Haines led the program for three seasons.
Purdue: The Lafayette Journal & Courier reports Purdue could announce a new head coach as early as next weekend.
Here are today’s News, Notes & Quotes.