Posted by: Chris Vannini on Monday May 04, 2015

Philadelphia Eagles: Director of college scouting Anthony Patch, pro personnel director Rick Mueller and area scout Brad Obee have been dismissed, according to the Philadelphia Daily News. The three were close with former general manager Howie Roseman, who is now the executive vice president of football operations, as Chip Kelly took over player personnel control in January. 

New York Jets: The Jets have announced the dismissals of director of pro personnel Brendan Prophett and college scouts Rick Courtright, David Hinson, Cole Hufnagel, Chris Prescott and Seth Turner. All six were holdovers from the previous front office regime. 

Furman: Athletic director Gary Clark will step down, but remain for a period of time to assistant in the transition to a new AD. Clark has served as AD at Furman since 2000.

Colorado State: Per source, Mississippi State intern Mike Stacchiotti will join the CSU staff as a graduate assistant strength coach.

Southern Illinois: Western Illinois athletic director Tommy Bell has been named athletic director at Southern Illinois. Bell previously served as associate director of institutional advancement for SIU from 2001-07 and has been at WIU since 2013.

Presbyterian: Per source, intern Eric Miller has been promoted to a full-time position and will coach wide receivers. Miller joined the Presbyterian staff last August after three seasons as an assistant at Tucker High School (GA), where he worked with receivers, defensive backs and special teams.

Cal: Sonny Dykes tells the AP that special teams quality control / assistant inside receivers coach Burl Toler III has been activated to recruit off-campus as Dykes looks for a new wide receivers coach. Dykes added that he’s not yet sure if the new hire will have the open recruiting coordinator title. Keep track of open FBS assistant jobs here.

UNLV: The Las Vegas Review-Journal reports former head coach Bobby Hauck was paid $400,000 for his buyout and paid $2,515.39 in gross pay for Dec. 1, 2014, which was the final day of his contract following his resignation. Hauck has indicated he wants to be paid for the full month of December.

Grambling State: Director of kinesiology, sport and leisure studies Obadiah Simmons has been named interim athletic director. Simmons has been in his current role at the school since 2008. His interim AD term is from May 1 to June 30. A new president is expected to be hired by then and will hire a new permanent athletic director.

Posted by: Chris Vannini on Sunday May 03, 2015

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Posted by: Chris Vannini on Saturday May 02, 2015

UAB: Temple senior associate athletics director Mark Ingram has been named athletic director at UAB. Ingram had been at Temple since 2012. Other stops in his career include Tennessee, Georgia and Missouri.

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Posted by: Chris Vannini on Friday May 01, 2015

Kansas State: Athletic director John Currie has signed a restructured contract through the June 30, 2020. The deal adds one year to Currie’s current contract and increases his base salary while reducing the incentives, including getting rid of all athletic-related bonuses. His annual salary increases to $775,000.

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California (PA): Per source, safeties coach Tom Rebholz’s contract will not be renewed for the upcoming year due to university budget cuts. Rebholz has spent the past five seasons at California (PA), including four as safeties coach.

Wofford (SC): North Greenville University (SC) defensive backs coach Brian Mance has joined the Wofford staff as cornerbacks coach, and former Brevard College (NC) fullbacks coach Dane Romero has joined the staff as running backs coach. Mance spent the past thre seasons at North Greenville, and Romero has recently worked in the private sector. Romero is a former Wofford running back and was inducted in the school’s athletics Hall of Fame last fall.

Posted by: Chris Vannini on Thursday April 30, 2015

UNLV: Regarding Bobby Hauck’s buyout, UNLV’s attorney tells the Las Vegas Review-Journal that Hauck agreed to work through Dec. 1, but the coach wants to be paid for the entire month.

Arkansas: Bret Bielema saw the effect of new running backs coach Jemal Singleton this spring.

Anderson University (SC): Clemson executive senior associate athletic director for IPTAY external affairs Bill D'Andrea will be named athletic director at Anderson University, according to the Anderson Observer. D’Andrea has been at Clemson for more than 25 years, serving as an assistant football coach in the 1980s. He became a senior associate athletic director in 2002.

Virginia Tech: Pete Moris has been named associate athletic director for strategic communications at Virginia Tech. Moris most recently served as Oklahoma assistant athletic director for communications since 2012.

Boise State: The Boise State assistant base salary pool is $2,105,109 in 2015, according to the Idaho Statesman, up from $2.05 million a year ago. Defensive coordinator Marcel Yates received a new three-year deal worth $330,013 annually, a raise of $12,501, and new offensive coordinator / quarterbacks coach Eliah Drinkwitz will earn $300,020, up from $140,005 a year ago as tight ends coach. New running backs coach Lee Marks will earn $125,008. The remaining staff salaries are as follows: offensive line coach Scott Huff ($270,005), tight ends / associate head coach / special teams coordinator Kent Riddle ($265,013), defensive line / assistant head coach Steve Caldwell ($230,007), linebackers coach Andy Avalos ($225,015), wide receivers coach Junior Adams ($185,016) and defensive backs coach Julius Brown ($175,012).

FIU: Per source, South Dakota safeties coach Ryan Jirgl has joined the FIU staff as a defensive graduate assistant, student assistant Graham Hobbs has moved to quality control assistant, and former Miami (FL) fullback Ronnie Regula and Chris Schultz have joined the staff as quality control assistants. Jirgl spent one season at South Dakota after two years coaching linebackers and special teams at Albright College (PA).

Iowa State: Defensive backs coach Maurice Linguist has added the title of defensive passing game coordinator. Linguist joined the ISU staff last season after two years as co-defensive coordinator at Buffalo.

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Albany: Ave Maria (FL) defensive coordinator / associate head coach Nick Sanchez has joined the Albany staff as cornerbacks coach / director of football operations. Sanchez joined the Ave Maria staff in 2012 after one year as a graduate assistant at Syracuse.