Posted by: Chris Vannini on Tuesday April 25, 2017
Tennessee: College Football Playoff CFO Reid Sigmon has joined Tennessee as executive associate athletic director and COO. Sigmon spent four years with the CFP and previously worked under new Tennessee AD John Currie at Kansas State from 2009-13.
Florida Atlantic: Per source, Southern Miss defensive graduate assistant Rip Rowan has joined the FAU staff as a defensive GA. Rowan spent two years at Southern Miss and was previously a high school assistant in Tennessee.
Washington: Per source, Southern Miss special teams quality control assistant Jeff Crosby has joined the Washington staff in the same role.
Idaho State: Matt Troxel has returned to the ISU staff as offensive coordinator / quarterbacks coach. Troxel left ISU for Montana in January, but has returned to his previous role. Troxel has been at ISU since 2011.
Tommy Tuberville: 247Sports reports Tuberville will not run for governor of Alabama, after exploring the possibility.
Illinois Wesleyan: Wesleyan (CT) defensive coordinator / linebackers coach Jeff McDonald has joined the Illinois Wesleyan staff as defensive coordinator. McDonald spent the last eight years at Wesleyan.
Ball State: Offensive line coach Kyle DeVan has added the title of assistant head coach, and linebackers coach Johnny Curtis has added the title of defensive run game coordinator. Both are entering their second year on staff. In addition, defensive line GA Shawn Chaffee has moved to linebackers, defensive backs GA Cory Connolly has moved to defensive line, wide receivers GA Dean Petzing has moved to offensive line, and new GA Blair Cavanaugh will work with wide receivers.
Pitt: Deputy athletic director for external affairs Julio Freire has resigned. He had been at Pitt since March 2016 and was previously the AD at UT-Martin.
Here are today’s News, Notes & Quotes.