Posted by: Pete Roussel on Thursday January 23, 2014

Tampa Bay Bucs: According to the Tampa Bay Times, Quinn Tedford and Miles Smith will join the staff as interns.

Illinois: According to the Chicago Tribune, athletic director Mike Thomas' contract was extended through August 2019 with a pay raise to $554,320 annually. 

UMass: Mike Cassano's title at UMass is passing game coordinator / wide receivers coach.

Louisville: According to Scout.com's Louisville site, defensive line coach Clint Hurtt has left the program. A source tells CoachingSearch he will join the Chicago Bears staff. Here is our story.

Eastern Illinois: New head coach Kim Dameron has announced the hiring of the seven final assistants: Tony Gilbert (special teams), Michael Hodges (linebackers), Danny Nutt (running backs), Micah Smith (outside receivers), James Truxillo (safeties), Dennis Winston (defensive line) and Thomas Woods (inside receivers. They join Greg Stevens (offensive coordinator) and Kane Wommack (defensive coordinator). Here is our story.

Cleveland Browns: According to the New York Daily News, Buffalo Bills linebackers coach Jim O'Neil will be named defensive coordinator in Cleveland if the Bills allow O'Neil out of his contract.

Ohio State: According to The Lantern, defensive line / assistant head coach Larry Johnson will earn $400,000 annually and co-defensive coordinator / safeties coach Chris Ash will earn $520,000.

Arizona Cardinals: The Cardinals have promoted scout Terry McDonough to vice president of player personnel.

Ohio State: Ohio State officially announced Chris Ash as co-defensive coordinator / safeties coach. 

Cleveland Browns: The Browns have announced Buffalo Bills defensive coordinator Mike Pettine as the new head coach, first reported by the Cleveland Plain Dealer. 

Jacksonville State: According to Andrew Bone of TideSports.com, former Alabama player Nick Williams will join the Jacksonville State staff as wide receivers coach.

Baltimore Ravens: According to the Baltimore Sun, the Ravens will conduct second interviews for the offensive coordinator job with former Washington Redskins offensive coordinator Kyle Shanahan on Thursday and Pittsburgh Steelers running backs coach Kirby Wilson on Friday.

Cleveland Browns: According to Jason La Canfora, if Mike Pettine lands the head coaching job with the Browns, then Green Bay running backs coach Alex Van Pelt is a strong candidate for the offensive coordinator job in Cleveland. A source informed CoachingSearch earlier in the week that Van Pelt will shift to quarterbacks coach if he remains in Green Bay.

Alabama A&M: Head coach James Spady has announced the hiring of four assistants: Willie Totten (quarterbacks) comes from Albany State, Andy Fuller (running backs) was retained, Ashley Leslie (wide receivers) comes from Nevada and Brent Pradia (defensive backs) comes from Mesquite High School in Texas. 

Eastern Michigan: University of Sioux Falls offensive coordinator Ryan Grubb has been announced as offensive line coach at Eastern Michigan.

Belhaven: Hal Mumme explains why he accepted the head coaching job.

Notre Dame: CoachingSearch has learned that former Washington Redskins quarterbacks coach Matt LaFleur has accepted the quarterback job at Notre Dame. Washington Post reported Mike Jones has also confirmed the hire. UHND.com was the first to report.

Cleveland Browns: According to ESPN's Adam Schefter, the Browns are expected to offer the head coaching job to Buffalo Bills defensive coordinator Mike Pettine. 

Sam Houston State: CoachingSearch first reported this morning that former Delaware head coach K.C. Keeler had been presented a contract by Sam Houston State. The school has now announced Keeler as head coach. Here is our story.

San Jose State: CoachingSearch has learned that San Jose State head coach Ron Caragher has offered his defensive coordinator position to Tulane co-defensive coordinator / defensive line coach Jon Sumrall. A source tells CoachingSearch that Sumrall has not accepted the job, at this point.

South Alabama: A source has informed CoachingSearch that Samford University wide receivers coach Tim Bowens has been offered the wide receivers job at South Alabama.

Ohio University: A source tells CoachingSearch that former UMass and West Virginia assistant Dave Johnson will interview for a position on the staff at Ohio

Washington Redskins: ESPN's Adam Caplan reports that former UCONN quarterbacks coach Shane Day will join Jay Gruden's staff as an assistant offensive line coach.

Vanderbilt: Former Houston Texans quarterbacks coach Karl Dorrell will be named offensive coordinator at Vanderbilt, per The Tennessean. Barton Simmons of 247 Sports first reported that Dorrell was in line to become the offensive coordinator several days ago.

Lehigh: Kutztown head coach Drew Folmar has accepted the offensive coordinator job at Lehigh.

Southeastern Louisiana: Per source, among the candidates that have emerged for the open position on the offensive side of the ball at SLU are Franklinton HS head coach Shane Smith, Central HS offensive coordinator David Simoneaux, and Catholic HS (Baton Rouge) running backs / special teams coordinator Eric Held.

Updated list: Open assistant coaching jobs in major college football

Washington Redskins: According to the Washington Post, former Grambling State head coach Doug Williams is likely to join the Redskins' front-office in some capacity.

Detroit Lions: According to the Pioneer Press, former Vikings defensive coordinator Alan Williams has accepted the defensive backs job with the Lions.

Penn State: A source tells CoachingSearch that in addition to coaching the running backs, Charles Huff will also serve as the special teams coordinator at Penn State.

Ohio University: Ohio University coaches have spoken with Toledo quarterbacks coach Scott Isphording, but no decision has been reached, a source tells CoachingSearch.

Posted by: Pete Roussel on Wednesday January 22, 2014

Cleveland Browns: According to ESPNCleveland.com, the Browns had more conversations with New England Patriots offensive coordinator Josh McDaniels this week. NFL Network's Ian Rapoport says McDaniels is not in the mix and that Buffalo Bills defensive coordinator Mike Pettine is the clear favorite for the job.

Ohio: Don't be surprised if Ohio head coach Frank Solich targets Toledo quarterbacks coach Scott Isphording for the quarterbacks job.

Houston Texans: According to NFL Network's Ian Rapoport, New England Patriots tight ends coach George Godsey will join Bill O'Brien's staff in Houston, "barring something unforeseen."

Tennessee Titans: According to The Tennessean, former Tampa Bay offensive line coach Bob Bostad has accepted the offensive line job with the Titans. In addition, former Buffalo Bills linebackers coach Giff Smith has accepted the defensive line job. CoachingSearch reported that Smith had been offered the defensive line job at Army earlier in the week. The Titans have also added former Buffalo Bills assistant Kevin Patullo as the assistant wide receivers coach.

New York Giants: Former Minnesota Vikings quarterbacks coach Craig Johnson has accepted the running backs job with the Giants.

Pittsburgh Steelers: According to the Houston Chronicle, Mike Munchak will join the Pittsburgh staff as offensive line coach.

Florida State: According to 247 Sports, linebackers coach / special teams coordinator Charles Kelly will be promoted to defensive coordinator. The report indicates Kelly will move from linebackers to defensive backs and outside linebackers coach Sal Sunseri will add the title of assistant head coach.

Cleveland Browns: NFL Network's Ian Rapoport reports the Browns met with an unnamed candidate in Florida this morning. Fox Sports' Alex Marvez reports it was Greg Schiano.

Chicago Bears: According to Alex Marvez of Fox Sports, former Houston Texans' assistant Reggie Herring will join the Chicago staff as linebackers coach.

Tampa Bay Bucs: Former Chicago Bears defensive line coach Mike Phair will join Lovie Smith's staff in Tampa as the assistant defensive line coach, according to Bucs insider Jenna Laine.

Sam Houston State: Despite reports, no one has been offered or accepted the Sam Houston State head coaching job. An offer could happen tonight.

UAB: According to Andrew Bone of TideSports.com, Jacksonville State pass game / recruiting coordinator Jody Wright will join Bill Clark's staff. Here's what Clark said at his introductory press conference.

Minnesota Vikings: According to Fox Sports' Alex Marvez, former Tennessee Titans defensive coordinator Jerry Gray will be named defensive backs coach for the Vikings.

Penn State: According to CBS' Bruce Feldman, Herb Hand's title at Penn State will be offensive line coach / run game coordinator. 

New England Patriots: Offensive line / assistant head coach Dante Scarnecchia will retire after 32 seasons and be replaced by Maryland offensive line coach Dave DeGuglielmo.

Tennessee Titans: Former Jacksonville Jaguars head coach Mike Mularkey has been named tight ends coach for the Titans. 

Central Connecticut: Central Connecticut has officially announced Peter Rossomando as head coach. Rossomando previously served as the head coach at New Haven.

Dallas Cowboys: According to ESPN's Ed Werder, Cowboys offensive coordinator Bill Callahan and defensive coordinator Monte Kiffin may have different roles next season, but both will return.

Penn State: Vanderbilt director of football operations Michael Hazel and player personnel coordinator Andy Frank will join the Penn State staff.

Vanderbilt: CoachingSearch has confirmed that San Jose State defensive coordinator Kenwick Thompson will join Derek Mason’s staff.

Air Force: Co-defensive coordinator / inside linebackers / assistant head coach Steve Russ has been promoted to defensive coordinator.

Dallas Cowboys: According to Fox Sports' Mike Garafolo, former New York Giants tight ends coach Mike Pope will join the Cowboys' staff.

Cleveland Browns: According to ESPN, Atlanta Falcons offensive coordinator Dirk Koetter interviewed for the Browns head coaching job on Wednesday. Buffalo Bills defensive coordinator Mike Pettine tells the Cleveland Plain Dealer that he should get feedback about his Tuesday night interview by the end of Wednesday.

Cal: Former Cincinnati defensive coordinator Art Kaufman has accepted the defensive coordinator job at Cal.

UConn: Athletic director Warde Manuel says he is not a candidate for the Virginia Tech AD job and has not been contacted about it.

Maryland: New offensive line coach Dave DeGuglielmo has left for an NFL position. 

Georgia: According to 247 Sports' Georgia site, South Alabama defensive coordinator Kevin Sherrer has joined the staff at Georgia. Sherrer spent 2010-12 at Alabama as director of player development, working with new Georgia defensive coordinator Jeremy Pruitt. 

Lafayette College: Head coach Frank Tavani has received a contract extension through the 2016 season.

Fresno State: A source tells CoachingSearch that former Boise State director of football operations Lou Major will join Tim DeRuyter's staff at Fresno State.

Atlanta Falcons: Former Kansas City Chiefs general manager Scott Pioli has been named assistant general manager for the Falcons.  

Vanderbilt:
 Former Florida director of player personnel John Haskins has joined Derek Mason's staff in the same capacity.

Virginia Tech: According to Greg Roberts of 960AM in Roanoke, six finalists for the Virginia Tech athletic director job are UConn AD Warde Manuel, Texas women’s AD Chris Plonsky, College Football Playoff chief operating officer Michael Kelly, Cincinnati AD Whit Babcock, James Madison AD Jeff Bourne and Virginia Tech associate AD for football operations John Ballein.

Jacksonville State: Jacksonville State has promoted offensive coordinator / quarterbacks coach John Grass to head coach.

Tennessee Titans: According to The Tennessean, former Tampa Bay Bucs assistant John McNulty will join Ken Whisenhunt's staff as quarterbacks coach. 

Minnesota Vikings: According to the Minneapolis Star Tribune, Scott Turner will be named quarterbacks coach of the Vikings.

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Posted by: Pete Roussel on Tuesday January 21, 2014

Baltimore Ravens: A source tells CoachingSearch that John Harbaugh has interviewed UCF offensive coordinator Charlie Taaffe.

Jacksonville State: Offensive coordinator John Grass has been promoted to head coach.

Army: A source tells CoachingSearch that former Buffalo Bills and Georgia Tech assistant Giff Smith has been offered the defensive line job at Army.

Navy: A source tells CoachingSearch that assistant Justin Davis will assume the role of outside linebackers coach at Navy. In addition, former Elon defensive backs coach Dan O’Brien will be the assistant outside linebackers coach. O’Brien was a defensive analyst and defensive graduate assistant under Nick Saban at Alabama from 2007-10.

San Francisco 49ers: Chief operating officer Paraag Marathe has been promoted to team president.

LSU: The hiring of Virginia Tech offensive line coach / run game coordinator Jeff Grimes at LSU is now official. He has the same titles at LSU.

Wofford: CoachingSearch has learned that Butler defensive line coach Jerome Riase will join the Wofford staff.  

UAB: CoachingSearch has confirmed that Jacksonville State head coach Bill Clark will be named head coach at UAB. According to AL.com, Clark's buyout is $400,000, but UAB received $550,000 when Garrick McGee left for Louisville.

Chicago Bears: According to the Chicago Tribune, former UConn head coach Paul Pasqualoni is expected to join the Bears' defensive staff, coaching either linebackers or defensive line.

Indiana: A source tells CoachingSearch that Indiana will promote co-offensive coordinator / quarterbacks / wide receivers coach Kevin Johns to offensive coordinator and shift special teams coordinator / assistant defensive line coach James Patton to tight ends / fullbacks.

Cleveland Browns: Fox Sports' Alex Marvez reports Atlanta Falcons offensive coordinator Dirk Koetter will interview for the Browns head coaching job.

University of Dubuque (IA): A source tells CoachingSearch that Illinois graduate assistant Drew Nystrom will be named offensive coordinator at Dubuque. He spent 2011-12 at Dubuque as offensive line coach. 

Cleveland Browns: According to NFL Network's Ian Rapoport, the Browns will talk to Buffalo Bills defensive coordinator Mike Pettine tonight and will again speak with Seattle Seahawks defensive coordinator Dan Quinn in New York. They are not allowed to speak with Quinn within a week before the Super Bowl.

UAB: According to AL.com, Jacksonville State head coach Bill Clark is expected to be named head coach at UAB.

Louisiana Tech: A source tells CoachingSearch that former Mississippi State and Texas defensive coordinator Manny Diaz will join the Louisiana Tech staff as defensive coordinator. Here is our story.

Tampa Bay Buccaneers: According to Fox Sports' Jay Glazer, Arizona Cardinals director of player personnel Jason Licht will be named general manager for the Bucs. ESPN's Adam Schefter reports it is a four-year deal with a team option, matching Lovie Smith's contract.

Baltimore Ravens: NFL Network's Ian Rapoport reports Pittsburgh Steelers running backs coach Kirby Wilson will interview for the Ravens offensive coordinator job. John Harbaugh told reporters on Tuesday that the coaches who have already interviewed for the job are Ravens wide receivers coach Jim Hostler, former Washington Redskins offensive coordinator Kyle Shanahan and former Detroit Lions offensive coordinator Scott Linehan.

Philadelphia Eagles: According to Alex Marvez of Fox Sports, former Minnesota Vikings offensive coordinator Bill Musgrave will be named quarterbacks coach for the Eagles.

Southeastern Louisiana: A source tells CoachingSearch that LSU offensive quality control assistant Aaron Vice has interviewed for the vacant position on the offensive staff at Southeastern Louisiana. 

Mississippi Valley State: Former Jackson State head coach Rick Comegy has officially been named head coach at MVSU.

Indiana: Former Bowling Green defensive line coach Larry McDaniel has been named defensive line coach at Indiana. 

Virginia Tech: According to the Washington Post, former Texas offensive line coach Stacy Searels is expected to be named offensive line coach at Virginia Tech.

Detroit Lions: NFL Network's Ian Rapoport reports Jim Caldwell's contract is for four years and worth between $4-5 million annually. 

Cleveland Browns: According to NFL Network's Ian Rapoport, Denver Broncos offensive coordinator Adam Gase has thanked the Browns for their interest, but withdrawn from the search and will focus on the Super Bowl.

Wofford: A source tells CoachingSearch that Butler defensive line coach Jerome Riase has emerged as a strong candidate to join the Wofford staff.  

New England Patriots: According to ESPN Boston, linebackers coach Pepper Johnson will not return next season.

Cincinnati Bengals: Former Houston Texans defensive backs coach Vance Joseph has been named defensive backs coach for the Bengals. 

Indiana: Don’t be surprised if former Wake Forest defensive line coach Ray McCartney joins Kevin Wilson’s staff in the coming days. 

Washington Redskins: A source tells CoachingSearch that Alabama offensive quality control assistant Jake Peetz will join the Washington Redskins' staff in the same capacity.

Eastern Illinois: According to The Daily Eastern News, UL-Monroe graduate assistant James Truxillo has joined the EIU staff as safeties coach.

Tampa Bay Buccaneers: With Atlanta Falcons director of player personnel Lionel Vital saying he will stay in Atlanta, the Bucs are down to three known candidates for the general manager position: Arizona Cardinals director of player personnel Jason Licht, New York Giants vice president of player evaluation Marc Ross, and Tennessee Titans director of player personnel Lake Dawson.

Detroit Lions: ESPN's Chris Mortensen reports the Lions will hire New Orleans Saints quarterbacks coach Joe Lombardi as offensive coordinator. 

Posted by: Pete Roussel on Monday January 20, 2014

Michigan: A source tells CoachingSearch that Alabama offensive graduate assistant John Van Dam will be the offensive quality control assistant at Michigan. Here is our story.

Baltimore Ravens: According to The Baltimore Sun, former Detroit Lions offensive coordinator Scott Linehan interviewed for the Ravens offensive coordinator job on Monday.

Vanderbilt: Offensive line coach Herb Hand tweets that he will not return to Vanderbilt. Vandy tight ends coach / special teams coordinator Charles Bankins tweets that Hand will join James Franklin's staff at Penn State. 

Louisville: According to Mark Ennis of ESPN 680, former Louisville tight end Pete Nochta is joining the staff as a graduate assistant and will work with tight ends. 

Western Michigan: The school will name Eastern Michigan running backs coach Mike Hart as its running backs coach, pending background checks, according to director of media relations Mat Kanan. 

Fresno State: According to ESPN, Tim DeRuyter's five-year extension is worth $1.5 million per season. He previously averaged $650,000 over the past two years. 

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Tennessee Titans: Cleveland Browns defensive coordinator Ray Horton has been named defensive coordinator for the Titans, and Browns defensive backs coach Louie Cioffi has been named defensive backs coach in Tennessee. 

Indiana: Don’t be surprised if Kevin Wilson promotes co-offensive coordinator / quarterbacks / wide receivers coach Kevin Johns to offensive coordinator.

Tulsa: According to the Tulsa World, offensive line coach Denver Johnson is expected to be promoted to offensive coordinator, running backs coach Dan Bitson will move to wide receivers and graduate assistant David Johnson will move to running backs.

North Carolina: According to Scout.com's North Carolina site, UNC will name Indiana offensive coordinator / tight ends / fullbacks coach Seth Littrell as offensive coordinator. CoachingSearch first reported Larry Fedora met with Littrell about the vacancy.

Mississippi State: Defensive coordinator / linebackers coach Geoff Collins has signed a two-year extension worth $1.2 million. CoachingSearch first reported the school was offering Collins a multi-year extension and raise. Here is our story. "Contract adjustments" for the remainder of the staff will be announced in the future.  

Detroit Lions: According to the Detroit Free Press, Jim Caldwell met with former Tampa Bay Buccaneers defensive backs coach Tony Oden on Monday and will interview former Lions defensive backs coach Marcus Robertson tonight.

Lenoir-Rhyne: A source tells CoachingSearch that Augustana (IL) defensive coordinator Tom Casey will be named defensive coordinator at Lenoir-Rhyne.

Houston Texans: CBS' Jason La Canfora reports Romeo Crennel has signed a three-year deal to become defensive coordinator of the Texans.

Miami Dolphins: According to the Florida Times-Union, Jacksonville Jaguars linebackers coach Mark Duffner has accepted the same job with the Dolphins. 

Indiana: CoachingSearch has confirmed that new Air Force defensive coordinator Brian Knorr has accepted the defensive coordinator job at Indiana. CoachingSearch first reported Knorr had been offered the job.

Sam Houston State: According to the Denton Record-Chronicle, North Texas offensive coordinator Mike Canales will interview for the head coaching job at Sam Houston State.

Fresno State: According to CBS' Bruce Feldman, Fresno State head coach Tim DeRuyter has received a five-year extension through 2018.