Posted by: Chris Vannini on Thursday January 22, 2015
Denver Broncos: Houston Texans defensive line coach Bill Kollar will join the Broncos staff, according to the Houston Chronicle.
Chicago Bears: The Bears have hired Saints assistant offensive line coach Frank Smith as tight ends coach.
Florida State: Former Florida defensive line coach Brad Lawing will join the FSU staff as defensive ends coach, according to Warchant.com. Keep track of open FBS assistant jobs here.
Oakland Raiders: Florida State defensive ends coach Sal Sunseri will join the Raiders staff, according to 247Sports. In addition, ESPN's Adam Caplan reports the Raiders will hire former Bills quarterbacks coach Todd Downing for the same role.
Philadelphia Eagles: Boston College offensive coordinator / quarterbacks coach Ryan Day is expected to join the Eagles as quarterbacks coach, according to ESPN’s Adam Caplan. Day played under and worked with Chip Kelly at New Hampshire. Update: The Eagles have announced the hire.
Tampa Bay Buccaneers: Tennessee offensive coordinator / quarterbacks coach Mike Bajakian has joined the Bucs as quarterbacks coach, the team announced. Sports Illustrated first reported the news.
San Francisco 49ers: Tight ends coach Eric Mangini will remain with the team as defensive coordinator, and his contract is a three-year deal, according to ESPN’s Adam Schefter.
Virginia Tech: Per source, Old Dominion wide receivers coach / passing game coordinator Zohn Burden will interview for the Virginia Tech wide receivers job on Friday.
Tulane: New Orleans Saints offensive assistant Carter Sheridan will join the Tulane staff as wide receivers coach, according to the New Orleans Advocate.
Missouri: Butler CC (KS) offensive line coach Cody Oates has joined Missouri’s staff as an offensive analyst, first reported by Rivals.com.
San Francisco 49ers: Former Raiders interim head coach Tony Sparano will join the 49ers as tight ends coach, according to ESPN’s Adam Schefter.
B.C. Lions: Jeff Tedford has completed his staff: George Cortez (offensive coordinator / quarterbacks), Mark Washington (defensive coordinator), Chuck McMann (running backs / special teams coordinator), Khari Jones (wide receivers), Doug Malone (offensive line), Robin Ross (defensive line), Johnny Holland (linebackers), Quinn Tedford (offensive quality control) and Willie Fields (defensive quality control / assistant defensive backs).
Arkansas: Offensive coordinator / quarterbacks coach Dan Enos will make $550,000 annually with a deal through June 30, 2018, according to the Arkansas News. He also cannot leave for another SEC assistant job, as all of Bielema’s new assistants have in their deals. Enos earned $360,000 in 2014 as Central Michigan head coach.
Ohio State: The Buckeye staff received nearly $2 million in postseason bonuses, according to Cleveland.com. The nine assistants and strength coach Mickey Mariotti received a bonus of three-months salary for reaching the national title game (nothing more for winning it) and 1.5-months salary for winning the Big Ten. Urban Meyer received $250,000 for reaching the national title game and $150,000 for winning the Big Ten. Cleveland.com has the full numbers.
Youngstown State: Former Nebraska running backs coach Ron Brown has joined the YSU staff as running backs / associate head coach, and offensive coordinator Shane Montgomery has been retained.
Tennessee: Offensive coordinator / quarterbacks coach Mike Bajakian is leaving the staff to pursue other coaching opportunities, according to Fox Sports’ Bruce Feldman. Despite reports Bajakian will be the quarterbacks coach for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, ESPN reports no deal is done, and Bajakian is also interested in the Central Michigan head coaching job. Keep track of open FBS assistant jobs here.
St. Louis Rams: Former Bills offensive coordinator Nathaniel Hackett will interview for the same job with the Rams on Thursday, according to the St. Louis Post-Dispatch.
Tampa Bay Buccaneers: The Bucs have added former Falcons offensive assistant Andrew Weidinger as an offensive quality control coach, according to the Tampa Bay Times, which adds that current offensive quality control coach Ben Steele will remain on staff.
Jacksonville Jaguars: ESPN notes that former offensive line coach George Yarno, who is battling cancer and hasn't been with the team since last spring, is still under contract, and the Jags are still providing salary and medical benefits for him.
Arkansas: Here’s a look at what Dan Enos brings to Arkansas as offensive coordinator.
Central Michigan: The school has confirmed Dan Enos’ resignation, but did not name an interim head coach in a release. Athletic director Dave Heeke says the school will move “quickly and decisively in naming a new coach.” If CMU makes an outside hire, former Michigan head coach Brady Hoke and Ferris State head coach Tony Annese could be names to keep an eye on, along with Tennessee offensive coordinator Mike Bajakian and Tennessee wide receivers coach Zach Azzanni, who have previously coached at the school.
Arkansas: Central Michigan head coach Dan Enos has been named offensive coordinator / quarterbacks coach at Arkansas. Enos posted a 26-36 record at CMU in five seasons. He has never been a coordinator at the FBS level, but called plays at CMU.
North Carolina: Scout.com’s UNC site reports former Nebraska defensive coordinator John Papuchis will join the UNC staff.
Utah State: Scout.com’s Utah State site reports USU will hire former Oklahoma co-offensive coordinator / quarterbacks coach Josh Heupel as offensive coordinator.
Illinois State: Head coach Brock Spack has received an extension through the 2021 season and a raise to $300,000 annually, up from $268,000, according to The Pantagraph.
Florida: Per source, Mississippi State defensive graduate assistant Justin Hinds will join the Florida staff.
Washington Redskins: Outside linebackers coach Brian Baker will not return, Baker told ESPN980.