Posted by: Chris Vannini on Monday January 26, 2015
Toronto Argonauts: Edmonton Eskimos offensive line coach / run game coordinator Jonathan Himebauch has joined the Argonauts staff as offensive line / assistant head coach.
South Carolina: Steve Spurrier reiterated that he won’t be getting rid of coaches, but hinted that adjustments could be coming.
Central Michigan: Hondo Carpenter of SpartanNation.com reports Notre Dame defensive line coach Mike Elston is in the mix for the CMU head coaching job. Elston previously coached at CMU from 2004-06 under Brian Kelly.
Kentucky: Former Cal defensive coordinator Andy Buh has interviewed for the open job on Mark Stoops’ staff, according to WKYT. Keep track of open FBS assistant jobs here.
New York Jets: Former Titans assistant wide receivers coach Kevin Patullo will join the Jets as quarterbacks coach, according to the Tampa Bay Times.
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Tennessee Titans: NFL.com’s Gil Brandt tweets that he’s hearing former Steelers defensive coordinator Dick LeBeau could join the Titans, but Titans beat writer Jim Wyatt reports that, while he’s in play, it depends on what LeBeau wants to do.
Alabama: Former Chicago Bears defensive coordinator Mel Tucker will join the Alabama staff as defensive backs coach, according to Sports Illustrated’s Thayer Evans. Tucker was a graduate assistant under Nick Saban at Michigan State and served as Saban's defensive backs coach at LSU in 2000. Tucker was last in college in 2004 at Ohio State. This fills the last opening on Nick Saban's staff.
Buffalo Bills: The Bills have hired former Bears offensive coordinator Aaron Kromer (offensive line), Clemson graduate assistant Michael Hamlin (special teams quality control), former Jets wide receivers coach Sanjay Lal (wide receivers), former Jets running backs coach Anthony Lynn (running backs / assistant head coach), former Jets intern D’Anton Lynn (defensive assistant) and former Titans offensive coordinator Chris Palmer (senior offensive assistant). In addition, Rex Ryan has retained assistant offensive line coach Kurt Anderson, defensive backs coach Donnie Henderson, outside linebackers coach Jason Rebrovich and offensive quality control coach Jason Vrable.
College Football Playoff: Arkansas athletic director Jeff Long has been re-elected as selection committee chairman.
Denver Broncos: The Broncos have officially named Ravens quarterbacks coach Rick Dennison as offensive coordinator. In addition, former Bears linebackers coach Reggie Herring will join the Broncos in the same role, according to ESPN’s Adam Caplan.
North Dakota State: Head coach Chris Klieman has agreed to a two-year extension through the 2020 season.
LSU: Defensive coordinator Kevin Steele will earn $1 million annually in a two-year deal, according to the Baton Rouge Advocate.
Alabama: Nick Saban has promoted defensive analyst Tosh Lupoi to outside linebackers coach.
St. Louis Rams: According to CBS Sports' Jason La Canfora, the Rams will interview Nate Hackett for the offensive coordinator position for a second time. Hackett served as the offensive coordinator of the Buffalo Bills in 2014.
Missouri: Missouri has announced that defensive line coach Craig Kuligowski has turned down an opportunity to become the co-defensive coordinator / defensive line coach at Illinois. Here is the story from Dave Matter of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch.
Washington Redskins: Former Giants defensive coordinator Perry Fewell will interview with the Redskins on Monday, according to NJ.com. Fewell met with the 49ers last week about their defensive backs job.
Indianapolis Colts: The Colts have parted ways with running backs coach David Walker.
Ohio State: Former OSU center Jim Cordle has joined the Ohio State staff as an offensive line graduate assistant, according to his Twitter account.
Oakland Raiders: The Raiders are interested in Louisville defensive coordinator / outside linebackers coach Todd Grantham for their defensive coordinator job, according to NBC D.C.’s Dianna Maria Russini.
Open FBS jobs: Breaking down the open jobs in FBS college football.
Oakland Raiders: Chiefs tight ends coach Bernie Parmalee will join the Raiders as running backs coach, and former Bills wide receivers coach Rob Moore will join the Raiders in the same position, according to the San Jose Mercury-News.
Atlanta Falcons: Former Broncos linebackers coach Richard Smith is expected to join the Falcons as defensive coordinator, according to NFL Network’s Albert Breer, who also reports Redskins defensive backs coach Raheem Morris will join the staff as assistant head coach and will run the pass defense.
VMI: Christopher Newport University (VA) defensive coordinator Justin Wood has joined the VMI staff, according to his Twitter account.
Chicago Bears: Former Broncos defensive line coach Jay Rodgers will join the Bears in the same role.
Northern Iowa: Shippensburg offensive coordinator / quarterbacks coach Joe Davis will join the Northern Iowa staff, according to the Waterloo Cedar Falls Courier.