Posted by: Chris Vannini on Monday March 09, 2015

Graduate assistants: Here’s a look at graduate assistants and quality control coaches hired to full-time FBS jobs this offseason.

Washington: Former Boise State wide receiver Kirby Moore will join the Washington staff as a graduate assistant, according to the Seattle Times.

Penn State: Rutgers graduate assistant Sam Williams has joined the Penn State staff as a special teams / recruiting quality control coach.

Oklahoma State: New tight ends / fullbacks coach Jason McEndoo: “Mike Gundy asked me three questions.”

Georgia: Per source, Creekside HS (GA) Olten Downs will join the Georgia staff in an off-field position.

Denver Broncos: Pittsburgh Steelers director of player development Ray Jackson has joined the Broncos as director of player development. Jackson had served in the role with the Steelers since 2005, after three years as Cleveland Browns player development coordinator.

Kentucky: Mark Stoops explains why Kentucky won't have a special teams coordinator this season.

North Carolina: Tennessee-Martin defensive line coach Tray Scott will join the UNC staff in the same role, according to 247Sports. Keep track of open FBS assistant jobs here.

Iowa State: Former ISU player Zac Brouillette has joined the staff as an assistant strength and conditioning coach.

Missouri: Houston athletic director Mack Rhoades has officially been named athletic director at Missouri, and he will assume the post in late April.

McNeese State: Former Nicholls State player Russ Gisclair has joined the McNeese State staff as a defensive quality control coach.

Tennessee: Offensive coordinator / quarterbacks coach Mike DeBord will call plays from the coaches box.

Florida: OnlyGators.com has a breakdown of Jim McElwain’s support staff at Florida

Maryland: Per source, Old Dominion cornerbacks coach Darrell Perkins will join the Maryland staff as defensive backs coach. Perkins worked under Randy Edsall at UConn in 2010 as cornerbacks coach. Other stops in his career include Louisiana-Monroe, Purdue and more. 

Posted by: Chris Vannini on Sunday March 08, 2015

Missouri: Houston athletic director Mack Rhoades is expected to be named to the same position at Missouri, according to CBS Sports' Dennis Dodd. The 49-year-old Rhoades has been at Houston for five seasons, and he has previously worked at Akron and UTEP. Current Missouri AD Mike Alden will step down in August.

North Carolina: UT-Martin defensive line coach Tray Scott is a candidate for the North Carolina defensive line job, according to 247Sports. Scott recently completed his second year at UT-Martin, and other stops in his career include Ole Miss, Arkansas State and Arkansas Tech. Keep track of open FBS assistant jobs here.

Michigan: Interim athletic director Jim Hackett describes how U-M’s coaching search played out.

Posted by: Chris Vannini on Saturday March 07, 2015

Army: Per source, running backs coach Lamont Seward is no longer with the program. Keep track of open FBS assistant jobs here.

Montana State: Minnesota State-Mankato offensive coordinator / offensive line coach Jason Eck has accepted the offensive line job at Montana State.

Columbia: Valpo linebackers coach / special teams coordinator Justin Stovall has joined the Columbia staff.

Denver Broncos: Chicago Bears director of analytics Mitch Tanney has joined the Broncos as director of football analytics. 

Posted by: Chris Vannini on Friday March 06, 2015

Mississippi State: Per source, former Texas graduate assistant Ephraim Banda and former Louisiana Tech graduate assistant Jonathan Patke have joined the Mississippi State staff as defensive graduate assistants. 

New England Patriots: San Francisco 49ers safety Bubba Ventrone has joined the Patriots staff as assistant special teams coach.

Wisconsin-Whitewater: The school has announced the addition of Wisconsin-Platteville defensive coordinator Rob Erickson (defensive coordinator / defensive backs / assistant head coach), UW-Oshkosh co-offensive coordinator Craig Smith (offensive coordinator / quarterbacks), former Augustana linebackers coach Brent Allen (offensive line coach) and former South Dakota running backs coach Jace Rindahl (run defense coordinator / linebackers coach). CoachingSearch first reported Erickson had been offered the defensive coordinator job.

Missouri: Missouri approached Ole Miss athletic director Ross Bjork about its AD position, but Bjork declined interest, according to the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, which adds that Texas A&M senior associate athletics director for external affairs Jason Cook is not a candidate. The school’s Board of Curators is set to meet Monday and prepared to “approve a major personnel hire,” according to the paper.

BYU: Bronco Mendenhall says a new director of football operations could be named by the end of this week. In addition, the coach said a player personnel job has been posted, and a hire could be made within three to four weeks.

Ohio State: Former Kentucky quarterback Michael Hartline has joined the Ohio State staff as a quarterbacks coaching intern, according to his Twitter account.

Wisconsin: Running backs coach John Settle will earn $200,000 annually, according to the Wisconsin State Journal.

New Mexico Highlands: Indiana State defensive line coach Jeff Mills will be named head coach at New Mexico Highlands, according to the Santa Fe New Mexican.

Georgia State: Per source, Southern University offensive graduate assistant Reid Sanders will join the Georgia State staff as a graduate assistant.

Oklahoma State: The three recent staff additions now have titles on Oklahoma State’s website. Greg Adkins will serve as offensive line coach, Marcus Arroyo will serve as running backs coach, and Jason McEndoo will serve as tight ends coach. Here's a look at Mike Gundy's finalized staff for 2015.

Posted by: Chris Vannini on Thursday March 05, 2015

Texas A&M: Defensive coordinator / linebackers coach John Chavis was asked about his lawsuit involving LSU and Texas A&M on Thursday, saying, “There’s not anything I can say that would help the matter, we’ve got a great law team handling it,” according to the Houston Chronicle

Abilene-Christian: Wide receivers coach Kendrick Holloway has resigned to take an assistant job at Dallas Skyline HS (TX). In addition, offensive coordinator Nathan Young has moved from running backs duties to tight ends / H-backs / fullbacks, Missouri Southern running backs coach Rodney Freeman has joined the staff as running backs coach, and tight ends coach Steven Thrash has moved to wide receivers coach.

Georgia State: Former Southeast Missouri State head coach Tony Samuel will join the Georgia State staff as outside linebackers coach, according to Sports Illustrated’s Thayer Evans. Keep track of open FBS assistant jobs here.

Oklahoma: Bob Stoops says defensive coordinator / outside linebackers coach Mike Stoops will experiment working from the coaches box this spring.

Central Michigan: Former Colorado State offensive line coach Derek Frazier has joined the CMU staff as offensive line coach. This completes John Bonamego’s staff

East Tennessee State: Riverside Military Academic (GA) head coach Gary Downs has joined the ETSU staff as running backs coach.

FAU: Former FAU running backs coach Roger Harriott will be named head coach at St. Thomas Aquinas HS (FL), according to WNIZ.

Purdue: Ave Maria (FL) linebackers coach / special teams coordinator Zach Opsal has joined the Purdue staff as a defensive / special teams graduate assistant, according to his Twitter account.