Posted by: Chris Vannini on Sunday March 01, 2015

Henderson State (AR): Per source, former Evangel Christian Academy (LA) assistant Darren Drago will join the Henderson State staff as linebackers coach / special teams coordinator.

Troy: The Dothan Eagle has acquired the salary information for Neal Brown’s staff: defensive coordinator / safeties coach Vic Koenning ($250,000), linebackers / assistant head coach Jon Sumrall ($190,000), co-offensive coordinator / offensive line coach Matt Moore ($170,000), defensive line coach Bam Hardmon ($85,000) and wide receivers coach Cornelius Williams ($80,000). Retained coaches will remain on their current contracts, which expire on May 31, and will be drafted new ones. Their salary info: co-offensive coordinator / inside receivers coach Kenny Edenfield ($116,699), tight ends / associate head coach / special teams coordinator Shayne Wasden ($115,961), cornerbacks coach Al Pogue ($90,000) and quarterbacks / running backs coach Sean Reagan ($88,818).

Columbia: Harvard defensive backs coach Jonathan Poppe has joined the Columbia staff as defensive backs coach, according to his Twitter account. 

Yale: The school is expected to name former Boston College linebackers coach / special teams coordinator Sean McGowan as defensive coordinator and Maine defensive line coach Jordan Stevens as defensive line coach, according to the New Haven Register.

Nebraska: Defensive backs coach Brian Stewart will earn $400,000 in 2015 and $425,000 in 2016, according to the Lincoln Journal Star. 

Washington Redskins: Former Redskins senior executive A.J. Smith has announced his retirement. 

Washington: Davidson (NC) offensive coordinator / quarterbacks coach Bush Hamdan has accepted a quality control position at UW. Hamdan is a former Boise State quarterback under Chris Petersen.

Buffalo: Wisconsin-Whitewater offensive line graduate assistant Tyler Pierce has joined the Buffalo staff as a graduate assistant, according to his Twitter account. 

Posted by: Chris Vannini on Saturday February 28, 2015

Toronto Argonauts: Per source, former Columbia offensive coordinator / quarterbacks coach Jaime Elizondo has joined the Toronto staff as wide receivers coach.

Incarnate Word (TX): Per source, Jackson State linebackers coach Robert Lyles will join the Incarnate Word staff as outside linebackers coach.

James Madison: West Virginia State offensive line coach Jamal Powell has joined the JMU staff as offensive line coach, according to his Twitter account. 

Simon Fraser University (Canada): Former BC Lions wide receivers coach Joe Paopao has been offered the offensive coordinator job at Simon Fraser, according to News1130 Sports. 

Tulsa: Graduate assistant Luke Olson is now a defensive quality control coach. 

Wisconsin: Former Pitt running backs coach John Settle will join the Wisconsin staff in the same role, according to the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. This fills the last opening on the Wisconsin staff. Settle previously coached Wisconsin’s running backs from 2006-10. Keep track of open FBS assistant jobs here

Posted by: Chris Vannini on Friday February 27, 2015

Houston: Former Ohio State quarterback Kenny Guiton has joined the Houston staff as a graduate assistant working with wide receivers, according to his Instagram account. 

Louisiana College: Per source, offensive coordinator / assistant head coach Clay Matchett has resigned to pursue business opportunities outside of coaching.

Kentucky: John Carroll University defensive graduate assistant Jonathan Cooley has joined the Kentucky staff as a defensive graduate assistant, according to his Twitter account. 

Chicago Bears: Former Denver Broncos director of player engagement Jerry Butler has joined the Bears as player development director, according to the Chicago Sun-Times. 

Spring football: Here are the spring practice start dates and game dates for every FBS team.

Northwestern: Offensive quality control assistant David Girardi is now a defensive graduate assistant, according to his Twitter account. 

San Diego Mesa College: Citrus College (CA) offensive coordinator Peter Lofthouse has been named head coach at Mesa.

Oregon: Northwestern graduate assistant Kwame Agyeman has joined the Oregon staff as a graduate assistant working with linebackers, according to his Twitter account. Agyeman is a former Oregon player.

Arkansas: Bret Bielema says his interview process with a coach includes assistants, secretaries, the director of football operations, the recruiting staff and more.

Tufts University (MA): Colorado State interim athletic director John Morris will be named athletic director at Tufts, according to The Coloradoan. 

Wofford (SC): Per source, former Adams State passing game coordinator / wide receivers coach Steve Neal has accepted the on-campus recruiting coordinator position at Wofford.

Detroit Lions: Senior personnel adviser James Harris has retired. 

Washington Redskins: Former Tennessee Titans quarterbacks coach coach Dave Ragone has joined the Redskins as an offensive quality control coach. 

Posted by: Chris Vannini on Thursday February 26, 2015

South Florida: Former Michigan State offensive lineman Blake Treadwell has joined the USF staff as an offensive graduate assistant. Treadwell coached at East Lansing High School (MI) last season. In addition, UTSA defensive graduate assistant Benny Morrison has joined the USF staff in the same role.

UCLA: Former South Florida defensive graduate assistant Tommy Donatell has joined the UCLA staff in the same role.

Chowan University (NC): Former South Florida graduate assistant Kurt von Bargen has joined the Chowan staff as linebackers coach. 

Mississippi State: Head coach Dan Mullen has signed an extension through 2018. He will earn $4 million in 2015 and average $4.275 million over the next four years.  

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Oklahoma State: Mike Gundy has announced five staff additions. Former Buffalo Bills tight ends coach Greg Adkins, former Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterbacks coach Marcus Arroyo and Montana State offensive line coach Jason McEndoo have joined as assistants, but the school did not announce titles. This fills the open spots on the staff. In addition, former OK State defensive coordinator Bill Clay and former Texas co-offensive coordinator / wide receivers coach Darrell Wyatt have joined the staff as analysts. Keep track of open FBS assistant jobs here.

Georgia Southern: Head coach Willie Fritz has received a raise of $100,000 to $500,000 annually. 

LSU: Per source, South Alabama graduate assistant Chevis Jackson will join the LSU staff as an analyst. Jackson is a former LSU cornerback. 

Michigan: Offensive coordinator / offensive line coach Tim Drevno will call plays, he told reporters Thursday night. 

Erie Community College (NY): Former Buffalo assistant Scott Pilkey has been named head coach at ECC.

UC Davis: The school has officially announced the addition of Indiana University (PA) running backs coach Jim Chapin (running backs), Winona State co-defensive coordinator / linebackers coach David Braun (defensive line) and Minnesota-Crookston running backs / tight ends coach Wes Nurse (cornerbacks). 

Detroit Lions: Former Penn State graduate assistant Steve Williams has joined the Lions staff as a defensive quality control coach. 

TCU: Gary Patterson told reporters he never considered an outside hire to replace retiring defensive coordinator Dick Bumpas, and Patterson sensed in the middle of last season that Bumpas would be retiring. Patterson promoted safeties coach Chad Glasgow and linebackers coach DeMontie Cross to co-coordinators earlier this week. 

Penn State: North Greenville University (SC) offensive line coach Tommy Galt has joined the Penn State staff as a graduate assistant, according to 247Spots. Galt is the son of PSU head strength coach Dwight Galt and twin brother of PSU assistant strength coach Dwight Galt IV. The job opened when former graduate assistant Steve Williams accepted a position with the Detroit Lions. 

Appalachian State: CollegeAD.org reports Missouri deputy athletic director Doug Gillen will be named athletic director at Appalachian State. 

Alabama: Director of player development Chris Samuels is the new head coach at Osbourn HS (VA).

Posted by: Chris Vannini on Wednesday February 25, 2015

Stephen F. Austin: Per source, offensive line coach / run game coordinator Bill Best interviewed for the Edmonton Eskimos offensive line job, but has decided to stay at SFA.

Lamar: Lincoln University (PA) head coach Ramon Flanigan has joined the Lamar staff as quarterbacks coach. 

Notre Dame: Former Notre Dame quarterback and quarterbacks coach Ron Powlus will rejoin the Irish as director of player development, according to 247Sports.

Georgia: Marshall director of high school football relations Aaron Hill has joined the Georgia staff. 

Alabama: South Alabama defensive ends / outside linebackers coach Freddie Roach will join the Alabama staff in a player development role, according to 247Sports. Roach is a former Alabama player and served as an assistant strength and conditioning coach from 2008-10. Keep track of open FBS assistant jobs here.

Wisconsin: The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel has acquired the salary information for Paul Chryst’s staff: Offensive coordinator / offensive line coach Joe Rudolph ($575,000), defensive coordinator / inside linebackers coach Dave Aranda ($520,000), wide receivers coach Ted Gilmore ($265,000), special teams coordinator Chris Haering ($250,000), outside linebackers coach Tim Tibesar ($250,000), defensive line coach Inoke Breckterfield ($215,000), defensive backs coach Daronte’ Jones ($215,000) and tight ends coach Mickey Turner ($125,000). Rudolph and Aranda have two-year deals, while the other assistants have one-year deals. The running backs job is still open.

Hawaii: Defensive intern Lance Samuseva has been promoted to defensive line coach, according to Sports Illustrated’s Thayer Evans. This fills the last opening on the staff. 

Texas: Former Texas tight ends coach Bruce Chambers has been hired as an assistant athletic director by the Arlington school district, according to the Austin American-Statesman.

Jacksonville Jaguars: The Jags are expected to hire former Jets general manager John Idzik as a consultant, according to ESPN’s Adam Schefter.

Arkansas: A look at the finalized Arkansas staff for 2015, along with the staff turnover in three years.

TCU: Safeties coach Chad Glasgow and linebackers coach DeMontie Cross have been promoted to co-defensive coordinators. In addition, director of player personnel for special teams Dan Sharp has been promoted to defensive line coach, and graduate assistant Paul Gonzales has been promoted to cornerbacks coach. This fills the openings on the staff. 

Arkansas: Running backs coach / special teams coordinator Jemal Singleton will earn $310,000 in a one-year deal, according to the Arkansas Democrat Gazette, which adds that the contract includes an SEC no-compete clause, and Singleton would owe the school $100,000 if he left for a non-head coach or coordinator position. Singleton earned $280,000 at Oklahoma State.

Tampa Bay Buccaneers: Former Jacksonville Jaguars assistant defensive line coach Paul Spicer has joined the Bucs staff in the same role.

Old Dominion: Graduate assistant Arick Forrest has been promote to wide receivers coach, filling the lone opening on the staff. 

Arkansas: Oklahoma State running backs coach Jemal Singleton has joined the Arkansas staff as running backs coach / special teams coordinator, the school announced. 

Ohio Dominican: Per source, quarterbacks coach / recruiting coordinator Zac Bruney has been promoted to offensive coordinator, and former Columbus South HS (OH) head coach Keith Dimmy has joined the staff as an offensive assistant. 

Mt. San Antonio College (CA): Per source, Baldwin Park HS (CA) head coach Daniel Al-Gattas will re-join the Mt. San Antonio staff as an assistant.  

Stanford: How close was David Shaw to losing full-time assistants this winter?

Arkansas: Bob Barry of KFOR in Oklahoma City reports Oklahoma State running backs coach Jemal Singleton is expected to take the same job at Arkansas, which includes a pay raise. Singleton reportedly interviewed Tuesday. 

New Mexico State: Valdosta State offensive coordinator / offensive line coach Andy Richman has joined the NMSU staff as offensive line coach. 

LSU: Per source, Alabama player personnel assistant Cooper Petagna will join the LSU staff in the same role. 

UCLA: Here’s a look at what Tom Bradley brings to UCLA as defensive coordinator.

LSU: Per source, former Louisiana-Lafayette quarterback Blaine Gautier will join the LSU staff in a quality control role. Gautier spent last season as a coach at St. James HS (LA).

Alabama State: Head coach Brian Jenkins will earn a base salary of $175,000 next season, along with potential bonuses up to $125,000 throughout the three-year deal, according to AL.com.