Posted by: Chris Vannini on Sunday February 08, 2015

Central Michigan: Detroit Lions special teams coordinator John Bonamego has officially been named head coach at CMU. Here’s a look at his long career path to his “dream job.”

San Francisco 49ers: LSU has announced that wide receivers coach Adam Henry has left the program to take a job with the 49ers. Keep track of open FBS assistant jobs here.

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Texas: Cedar Hill HS (TX) head coach Joey McGuire has turned down the tight ends / special teams job at Texas, according to multiple reports. 

Green Bay Packers: WDUZ in Green Bay reports offensive coordinator Tom Clements will be promoted to associate head coach and get play-calling duties, and wide receivers coach Edgar Bennett will move to offensive coordinator. 

UCLA: The school has officially announced that defensive coordinator / inside linebackers coach Jeff Ulbrich has stepped down. He will reportedly join the Atlanta Falcons staff as linebackers coach. 

Western Kentucky: Offensive quality control coach Bryan Ellis has been promoted to running backs coach, and offensive graduate assistant Zach Lankford has been promoted to offensive quality control, according to Sports Illustrated’s Thayer Evans. In addition, wide receivers coach JaMarcus Shephard will share special teams duties with defensive backs coach Ricky Brumfield.

UCLA: Jim Mora talks about the balance of trying to keep assistants, but also supporting career advancement

Hawaii: Idaho State offensive coordinator / quarterbacks coach Don Bailey and former SMU interim head coach / defensive coordinator Tom Mason are the leading candidates for Hawaii’s offensive and defensive coordinator jobs, respectively, according to the Honolulu Star-Advertiser, which notes that their hirings are not yet done.

Northern Arizona: Offensive coordinator Rich Scangarello will not return next season, according to the Arizona Daily Sun.

Western Carolina: Head coach Mark Speir has received a four-year extension through the 2020 season.

Garden City CC (KS): Per source, Menlo College (CA) running backs coach Donte Ellington has joined the Garden City staff in the same role.

Clarion (PA): Interim head coach / offensive coordinator Chris Weibel has been named head coach.

Houston: Here’s a look at Tom Herman’s completed staff.

Posted by: Chris Vannini on Saturday February 07, 2015

Houston: New Mexico run game coordinator / tight ends coach Derek Warehime has joined the Houston staff as offensive line coach. This completes Tom Herman’s staff. Keep track of open FBS assistant jobs here.

Notre Dame: Irish Illustrated lists South Florida running backs coach Autry Denson as a potential candidate for the open running backs job. Denson is the all-time leading rusher in Notre Dame history and spent last season as the running backs coach at Miami (OH) under former Notre Dame offensive coordinator Chuck Martin.

Notre Dame: Irish Illustrated reports former Buffalo head coach Jeff Quinn will joining the Notre Dame staff. Quinn previously coached under Brian Kelly at Cincinnati, Central Michigan and Grand Valley State. 

New Orleans Saints: Arkansas running backs coach Joel Thomas has accepted the same job with the New Orleans Saints, according to Sports Illustrated's Thayer Evans.

Ohio State: Irish Illustrated reports Notre Dame running backs coach Tony Alford plans to take the same job at Ohio State. Sports Illustrated reports Alford has accepted the job. WSBT repots Alford will also have the title of assistant head coach.

Arkansas: Bret Bielema’s contract has been extended two years through 2020. He will earn $4 million annually, with a $100,000 raise each year.

Posted by: Chris Vannini on Friday February 06, 2015

Seattle Seahawks: KING 5 News in Seattle reports defensive backs coach Kris Richard will be promoted to defensive coordinator.

Ohio State: Irish Illustrated reports Notre Dame running backs Tony Alford is a target for Urban Meyer for the open OSU running backs job.

Detroit Lions: Former Vikings interim special teams coordinator Joe Marciano has accepted the same job with the Lions, according to Sports Illustrated’s Thayer Evans. 

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Houston: Houston is discussing a contract extension with athletic director Mack Rhoades, according to FOX26. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports Rhoades may be a candidate for the Missouri AD job.

UCLA: Scout.com reports defensive coordinator Jeff Ulbrich has accepted the linebackers job with the Atlanta Falcons. Keep track of open FBS assistant jobs here.

Michigan: Miami (FL) offensive graduate assistant Derron Montgomery will join the Michigan staff and work with receivers as a GA, according to his Twitter account. In addition, Miami assistant director of football operations Matt Doherty has accepted the recruiting coordinator job at Michigan, according to multiple reports.

Central Michigan: Hondo Carpenter of SpartanNation.com reports Detroit Lions special teams coordinator John Bonamego is expected to be named head coach at Central Michigan.

Oakland Raiders: Miami (FL) defensive line coach Jethro Franklin will join the Raiders staff, according to Sports Illustrated and multiple reports.

Indiana State: Head coach Mike Sanford has received a contract extension through the 2019 season.

Ole Miss: Per source, LSU graduate assistant Sean Patterson will join the Ole Miss staff.

TCU: Per source, LSU offensive quality control coach Hudson Fuller will join the TCU staff. Fuller previously served as a GA at TCU. 

Michigan: The Detroit Free Press has obtained the contract information for Michigan’s staff: Offensive coordinator / offensive line coach Tim Drevno and defensive coordinator / linebackers coach D.J. Durkin (3 years, $800,000), defensive line coach Greg Mattison (2 years, $500,000, plus $200,000 signing bonus), special teams coordinator John Baxter (3 years, $350,000-$400,000), running backs coach Tyrone Wheatley (2 years, $335,000-$365-000), defensive backs coach Greg Jackson (2 years, $300,000-$365,000), defensive backs coach Mike Zordich (2 years, $287,000-$295,000), tight ends / assistant special teams coach Jay Harbaugh (2 years, $175,000-$200,000), and passing game coordinator / wide receivers coach Jedd Fisch (1 year, $200,000).

Oakland Raiders: Seahawks linebackers coach Ken Norton Jr. has been named defensive coordinator for the Raiders. 

Tennessee: Wide receivers coach Zach Azzanni has been promoted to passing game coordinator, and running backs coach Robert Gillespie has added recruiting coordinator duties. 

Florida: Texas defensive line coach / assistant head coach for defense Chris Rumph has officially joined the Florida staff as defensive line coach. Rumph and Jim McElwain worked together at Alabama in 2011. 

Pittsburgh Steelers: Defensive assistant Jerry Olsavsky has been promoted to inside linebackers coach, and defensive assistant Joey Porter has been promoted to outside linebackers coach.

Florida Atlantic: Running backs coach Roger Harriott has resigned to focus on his family.

Florida: Former Cincinnati tight ends coach / special teams coordinator Marc Nudelberg has joined the Florida staff as a quality control coach, according to his Twitter account. 

Arkansas: Wide receivers coach Michael Smith has signed a new contract, Bret Bielema announced. Details have not been disclosed. 

Marshall: Ohio Dominican offensive coordinator Todd Goebbel will join the Marshall staff as tight ends coach, according to Sports Illustrated’s Thayer Evans.

Vanderbilt: Derek Mason says taking over the defense is “the best decision I’ve made.”

South Florida: Per source, USF director of player personnel Paul Gonnella will be leaving the staff and starting a recruiting service called The Process.

New York Jets: University of Buffalo defensive line coach John Scott Jr. has accepted the assistant defensive line job with the Jets, according to Sports Illustrated’s Thayer Evans. 

Tennessee: Tennessee has officially announced the hiring of Michigan sport administrator Mike DeBord as offensive coordinator / quarterbacks coach.

Michigan: Gwendolyn Bush has joined the Michigan program in a player development role, according to MLive. Bush most recently was a teacher / administrator in Broward County Public Schools, and she is the mother of Stanford cornerback Wayne Lyons, a graduate transfer looking for a new team. Jim Harbaugh recruited Wayne Lyons when he was the Stanford head coach.

Indianapolis Colts: Former Bills senior offensive assistant Jim Hostler has joined the Colts staff as wide receivers coach, offensive assistant Tim Berbenich has moved to defensive assistant, assistant offensive line coach Hal Hunter has been promoted to offensive line coach, assistant linebackers coach Brad White has been promoted to outside linebackers coach, and wide receivers coach Charlie Williams has moved to running backs coach.

Colorado State: BYU director of player personnel Geoff Martzen has joined the Colorado State staff in the same role. 

Clemson: Former Clemson tight end Durrell Barry has joined the Clemson staff as offensive player development coach, according to his Twitter account.

Posted by: Chris Vannini on Thursday February 05, 2015

San Jose State: Al Borges’ title at SJSU is offensive coordinator / quarterbacks coach, and Dan Ferrigno’s title is tight ends coach / special teams coordinator.

Colorado: Defensive coordinator / linebackers coach Jim Leavitt’s contract at Colorado is a three-year deal, and Joe Tumpkin’s title is safeties coach. In addition, Jim Jeffcoat will coach the entire defensive line, and defensive backs coach Charles Clark moves to cornerbacks.

Tampa Bay Buccaneers: Central Michigan offensive line coach Butch Barry has joined the Bucs as assistant offensive line coach, Falcons offensive assistant Andrew Weidinger has joined as offensive quality control coach, and coaching assistant Miles Smith (son of head coach Lovie Smith) has been promoted to defensive quality control coach.

Carolina Panthers: Per source, FIU quarterbacks / wide receivers coach Cam Turner will join the Carolina Panthers staff as assistant wide receivers coach. Keep track of open FBS assistant jobs here.

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San Diego State: Air Force quarterbacks coach Blane Morgan will join the San Diego State staff in the same role, according to the San Diego Union-Tribune.

Chicago Bears: The Chicago Tribune reports Ohio State running backs coach / assistant head coach for offense Stan Drayton is expected to join the Bears staff in the same role. The Bears have since confirmed the hire. Eleven Warriors reports Drayton interviewed for the job today.

Oakland Raiders: The San Francisco Chronicle reports the Raiders are interested in Seahawks linebackers coach Ken Norton Jr. for their defensive coordinator job.

William & Mary: Per source, safeties coach / recruiting coordinator Trey Henderson has been promoted to defensive backs coach. 

Michigan: Former UConn interim head coach / offensive coodinator T.J. Weist has joined the Michigan staff as senior offensive analyst. 

Wisconsin: A look at Paul Chryst’s completed staff at Wisconsin.

James Madison: Tight ends coach John Bowers will move to outside linebackers, and Ohio State graduate intern Sean Fisher has joined the staff as tight ends coach. JMU is also in the process of hiring a director of player personnel.

South Carolina: New hire Jon Hoke will share defensive coordinator duties with current coordinator Lorenzo Ward, according to The State. Hoke will coordinate the pass defense, while Ward will coordinate the run defense. In addition, the paper reports defensive backs coach Grady Brown will move to an off-field position.

Tennessee Titans: Dick LeBeau’s title with the Titans is assistant head coach / defense, and tight ends coach Mike Mularkey has added the title of assistant head coach. In addition, Saskatchewan Roughriders wide receivers coach Jason Tucker has joined the staff as assistant wide receivers coach.

Colorado: Former 49ers linebackers coach Jim Leavitt has agreed to join the Colorado staff as defensive coordinator / linebackers coach, and former Central Michigan defensive coordinator Joe Tumpkin has accepted the defensive backs job, according to Sports Illustrated’s Thayer Evans. Leavitt was South Florida's head coach from 1997-2009. This fills the openings on the Colorado staff. 

Tennessee: Michigan sport administrator Mike DeBord will join the Tennessee staff as offensive coordinator, according to multiple reports. DeBord last coached with the Bears in 2012 and last coached college football in 2007, as Michigan’s offensive coordinator / tight ends coach.

St. Louis Rams: Quarterbacks coach Frank Cignetti is expected to be promoted to offensive coordinator, according to NFL Network’s Ian Rapoport.

Florida: Defensive line coach Terrell Williams has left to join the Miami Dolphins staff, and Texas defensive line coach / assistant head coach Chris Rumph has joined the Florida staff to fill the role, according to multiple reports. The Gainesville Sun reports Rumph has not yet accepted the offer.

Penn: Former Kansas offensive coordinator John Reagan has been named offensive coordinator / offensive line coach at Penn.

North Carolina: Gene Chizik explains why he joined the UNC staff.

Jacksonville Jaguars: Defensive line coach Todd Walsh has added the title of run-game coordinator. 

San Jose State: Northern Arizona offensive line coach Adam Stenavich will join the SJSU staff in the same role, according to the San Jose Mercury-News. This finalizes SJSU’s staff changes. 

Notre Dame: Vanderbilt cornerbacks coach Todd Lyght is expected to join the Notre Dame staff, according to multiple reports.

North Carolina: Defensive coordinator / cornerbacks coach Dan Disch has been dismissed, according to Inside Carolina. 

Oklahoma: Former Notre Dame defensive backs coach Kerry Cooks has officially announced his move to OU in the same role. 

Jacksonville Jaguars: The Jags have adjusted the role of quarterbacks coach Frank Scelfo to senior offensive assistant, according to the Florida Times-Union.

Posted by: Chris Vannini on Wednesday February 04, 2015

Missouri: Memphis cornerbacks coach Ryan Walters will join the Missouri staff as safeties coach, according to Sports Illustrated’s Thayer Evans. Keep track of open FBS assistant jobs here.

TCU: Defensive coordinator / defensive line coach Dick Bumpas is set to retire, according to SB Nation's TCU site. The school has confirmed the news. Bumpas has been defensive coordinator since 2004. 

New Orleans Saints: Former 49ers wide receivers coach John Morton is a name to keep an eye on for the Saints wide receivers job. Morton was an offensive assistant on Sean Payton’s first staff with the Saints in 2006.

Central Michigan: Defensive coordinator Joe Tumpkin has resigned, according to multiple reports. The Chippewas are currently without a head coach. 

UCLA: Jim Mora says at his Signing Day press conference that defensive coordinator Jeff Ulbrich hasn’t yet decided if he will take the Atlanta Falcons linebackers job, despite a report. Mora says he will fight to keep Ulbrich.

Western State Colorado: Per source, former wide receivers coach Wyatt Henderson has accepted the head coaching job at Westchester High School in Los Angeles. 

San Jose State: Offensive line coach Keith Carter will join the Atlanta Falcons staff, according to the San Jose Mercury-News. In addition, the paper reports offensive coordinator / quarterbacks coach Jimmie Dougherty is now the wide receivers coach, and former Michigan offensive coordinator Al Borges will join the staff as offensive coordinator. 

Oklahoma: Washington State outside receivers coach Dennis Simmons will join the Oklahoma staff as wide receivers coach, according to Fox Sports’ Bruce Feldman. 

SUNY Brockport: Former Susquehanna defensive coordinator Rocco Salomone has passed away after a battle with cancer, according to the Democrat & Chronicle. Salomone was the winningest head coach in SUNY Brockport history.

Wisconsin: Former Raiders wide receivers coach Ted Gilmore will join the Wisconsin staff in the same role, according to Sports Illustrated’s Thayer Evans. This completes Paul Chryst's staff. See new FBS staffs here.

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Florida: Asked about the open wide receivers job, Jim McElwain said at his press conference, “We’ll have one here real shortly.” Here's how McElwain and Florida finished recruiting so strongly.

Arizona Cardinals: Assistant to the head coach Mike Chiurco has been promoted to defensive assistant / assistant defensive backs coach, and Clemson defensive analyst Wesley Goodwin has joined the staff as assistant to the head coach. Goodwin’s hire continues a string of career advancement for former Clemson graduate assistants

Tennessee: Wide receivers coach / recruiting coordinator Zach Azzanni had the quote of the day.

Tulane: Defensive backs coach Jason Rollins has been promoted to co-defensive coordinator. 

South Carolina: ESPN’s Chris Low reports former Bears defensive backs coach Jon Hoke has agreed to join the South Carolina staff to “oversee” the defense. Spurrier has said he’s not dismissing any coaches, but did say he could add some and move others around. Hoke was Spurrier's last defensive coordinator at Florida.

Atlanta Falcons: Fox Sports’ Alex Marvez reports UCLA defensive coordinator / inside linebackers coach Jeff Ulbrich will join the Falcons staff as linebackers coach, and former Syracuse director of football operations Steve Scarnecchia will join as assistant to the head coach. In addition, Marvez also reports Notre Dame quarterbacks coach Matt LaFleur will serve in the same role with the Falcons. Ulbrich spent time with new Falcons head coach Dan Quinn in Seattle.

Central Michigan: Tennessee wide receivers coach / recruiting coordinator Zach Azzanni told sports radio WMNL this afternoon that he has not spoken with Central Michigan about their head coaching search. Azzanni said, “Any time you’re talking about jobs and career advancement, it’s about taking the right jobs at the right times. I can tell you that with absolutely no hesitation that the key to a long and successful coaching career is to take the right jobs at the right time. I’m totally immersed in our recruiting and building on our momentum here. I have not spoken with CMU. We just had a top-five recruiting class in America. The foundation for that (class) began two years ago. Everyone in this state can sense where we’re going. It’s what I want to be a part of. You all know what we have coming back here and you know what we’re about to do here. It’s really as simple as that. I want to be a part of this.” Azzanni served as the wide receivers / assistant head coach at CMU from 2007 - 2009 under Butch Jones, so many believed he would pursue the job. Central Michigan is likely to name its new head coach in the next 48 hours.

Texas Tech: Special teams coordinator Darrin Chiaverini has added the duties of outside receivers coach, according to his official bio.

Kentucky: Mark Stoops has announced the hiring of former Cal defensive coordinator Andy Buh as outside linebackers coach. Cornerbacks coach Derrick Ansley will take over the entire defensive backfield, with help from Stoops. There will not be an official special teams coordinator. This fills the last opening on the staff. 

Notre Dame: Irish Illustrated reports Notre Dame quarterbacks coach Matt LaFleur is expected to join the Atlanta Falcons staff. 

VMI: Former CFL wide receiver Tim Maypray has joined the VMI staff as running backs coach, according to his Twitter account. 

Atlanta Falcons: ESPN’s Josina Anderson reports Seahawks defensive assistant Marquand Manuel will join the Falcons as defensive backs coach / senior defensive consultant. 

Duke: David Cutcliffe has announced new defensive staff responsibilities for next season. Defensive coordinator Jim Knowles has added inside linebackers duties, and assistant defensive coordinator Jim Collins will work with outside linebackers and defensive ends. In addition, graduate assistant Matt Guerrieri, who was promoted last month, will work with safeties, and cornerbacks coach Derek Jones will continue in his role. Graduate assistant Clayton McGrath will coach the defensive tackles. Duke begins spring practice on Friday.

Richmond: Virginia graduate assistant Clint Sintim has joined the Richmond staff as assistant linebackers / defensive line coach.

Oklahoma State: Mike Gundy confirms there are two openings on the staff, as offensive line coach Bob Connelly will join the USC staff. 

Green Bay Packers: Assistant special teams coach Ron Zook is the front-runner to become head special teams coach, according to the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.

Maryland: USA Today’s Steve Berkowitz notes Maryland offensive coordinator Mike Locksley can earn a $25,000 bonus if Maryland finishes with a top-40 recruiting class in any recruiting service and a $20,000 bonus if it’s a top-four class in the Big Ten.

Notre Dame: Brady Hoke tells Scout.com’s Sam Webb via text message that he is not going to Notre Dame. On CBS Sports Network, Hoke says he had a discussion with Brian Kelly, but he will take the year off from coaching.

Notre Dame: Per source, former Michigan head coach Brady Hoke will join the Notre Dame staff after Signing Day. Multiple reports earlier the the week indicated Notre Dame defensive backs coach Kerry Cooks will join the Oklahoma staff, opening a spot on the defensive side of the ball at Notre Dame.

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