Posted by: Chris Vannini on Monday April 27, 2015
Houston: The Houston Chronicle reports Houston associate vice president / chief operation officer for athletics Hunter Yurachek is expected to be promoted to athletic director. Yuracheck joined the Houston athletic department in February 2014 after four years as athletic director at Coastal Carolina.
BYU: Russell Tialavea has been named assistant director of football operations at BYU. Tialavea is a former BYU defensive lineman, playing from 2005-09 and in 2012 after an LDS mission. He spent last season as an academic specialist in the BYU student athlete academic center.
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Washington State: Mike Leach describes the five traits he looks for in a quarterback, and why two of them are vital.
Northern Iowa: Offensive line coach Rick Nelson will be named head coach at Ankeny High School (IA), pending board approval, Ankeny announced Monday. Nelson has been at UNI since 2000, and he spent the previous 11 seasons at Missouri State. Nelson is a former UNI player.
Houston: CollegeAD.com reports Houston associate vice president / chief operating officer for athletics Hunter Yurachek is one of two finalists for the Houston athletic director job.
Buffalo: Former Missouri State inside linebackers coach Taiwo Onatulo has joined the Buffalo staff as director of player personnel. Onatulo coached at Missouri State for four years after spending four years on the staff at Nebraska-Omaha.
Texas Tech: Washington State head coach Mike Leach tells 104.5 ESPN Baton Rouge that he’s still in the process of trying to get his 2009 salary from Texas Tech, which was his last season at the school. He reportedly has only received $300,000 of the $2.6 million in salary.