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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