Posted by: Chris Vannini on Tuesday May 31, 2016
Baylor: Assistant athletic director for football operations Colin Shillinglaw and associate AD for community relations and special projects Tom Hill have been dismissed amid the sexual assault scandal, according to USA Today’s Dan Wolken. Baylor had announced that other athletics personnel would be dismissed along with Art Briles, but the names wouldn’t be released publicly. Shillinglaw had been at Baylor since 2008, and Hill spent 15 years with the program in various roles, both official and unofficial.
New Orleans Saints: Giants scout Steve Malin and former Bills scout C.J. Leak have joined the Saints as area scouts, according to Inside The League. Malin spent 15 seasons with the Giants and has also been an XFL scout and SMU assistant in the 1990s. Leak was a Bills scout from 2008-16 and was previously a graduate assistant at Florida.
Texas: The San Antonio Express-News reports athletic director Mike Perrin is working without a contract and will earn $750,000 annually. He was named the interim AD in September and was announced for the permanent role in December. The “agreement” technically expires on Aug. 31, but the paper reports Perrin has agreed to work through the 2017-18 school year.
Ole Miss: Hugh Freeze tells ESPN that he has no plans to dismiss any assistants, saying the alleged NCAA violations during his tenure were accidental. But Freeze also said at SEC meetings today, "If I get that knowledge (that coaches paid players), there will be problems."
Cleveland Browns: Packers pro Glenn Cook has joined the Browns as assistant director of scouting. Cook spent the last four seasons with the Packers. In addition, Browns director of football research Ken Kovash has been promoted to vice president of player personnel, department assistant Mike Cetta has been promoted to director of scouting, football research analyst Kevin Meers has been promoted to director of research and strategy, senior player personnel associate Chisom Opara has been promoted to director of player personnel, player personnel manager Dan Saganey has been promoted to director of scouting, and area scout Bobby Vega has also been promoted to director of scouting.
University of New Haven: Per source, linebackers coach Anthony Mortali has left the staff to pursue a career outside of coaching. Mortali spent seven season on the New Haven staff. The program has one staff opening on offense and one on defense.
Here are today’s News, Notes & Quotes.