Posted by: Chris Vannini on Monday October 03, 2016
Alabama: Steve Sarkisian will earn $35,000 this year as an offensive analyst, according to AL.com. He does not have a contract, and he began work on Sept. 4.
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Oklahoma State: Defensive coordinator Glenn Spencer moved to the press box for Saturday’s win over Texas. The Cowboys allowed 25 points in the first half and six in the second.
Tennessee Titans: Special teams coordinator Bobby April has been dismissed. Assistant special teams coach Steve Hoffman will take over. April was in his first season with the Titans. Hoffman has been with the Titans since 2013. The Titans are 1-3 this year.
Texas: Defensive coordinator Vance Bedford has been demoted to defensive backs coach, and Charlie Strong will take over the defense. Here were 10 key quotes from Strong's press conference.
Ohio State: Offensive coordinator / tight ends coach Ed Warinner will earn $650,000 on a one-year deal this season, according to Eleven Warriors. That’s up from $600,000 last year.
Arkansas State: Head coach Blake Anderson has received a one-year extension through 2019. His salary of $700,000 remains the same. Anderson is 16-14 in two-plus years, including a Sun Belt title last season, but the Red Wolves are 0-4 this year. In addition, defensive coordinator Joe Cauthen received a $30,000 raise to $210,000 annually and an extension through 2017, and new offensive coordinator Buster Faulkner will earn $210,000 annually through 2017. Athletic director Terry Mohajir also received an extension through June 2020 with a $305,000 salary.
Texas: OrangeBloods.com reports Charlie Strong will take over full defensive play-calling duties from defensive coordinator Vance Bedford. Strong said Saturday that he called “a few” plays in the 49-31 loss at Oklahoma State. In addition, Sports Illustrated’s Pete Thamel reports the school is “very close” to making a head coaching change at the end of the season. ESPN reported Saturday that the school will not make a change during the season.
Here are today’s News, Notes & Quotes.
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