Posted by: Chris Vannini on Sunday February 01, 2015

Georgia: Greg McElroy explains what Brian Schottenheimer will bring to Georgia and says Schottenheimer nearly joined the Alabama staff in 2012.

Oklahoma: Multiple reports indicate Notre Dame defensive backs coach Kerry Cooks is in the mix for the open cornerbacks job at Oklahoma. Keep track of open FBS assistant jobs here

Michigan: Interim athletic director Jim Hackett plans to stay on the job “for the foreseeable future,” according to the Detroit Free Press. 

Texas Tech: South Oak Cliff HS (TX) head coach Emmett Jones will join the Texas Tech staff in a support role, according to multiple reports. 

Arizona Cardinals: Outside linebackers coach James Bettcher is expected to be promoted to defensive coordinator, according to NFL Network’s Ian Rapoport. Here’s what Bruce Arians said last week about promoting from within.

Posted by: Chris Vannini on Saturday January 31, 2015

USC: Scout.com reports Oklahoma State offensive line coach Bob Connelly will join the USC staff in the same role after Signing Day.

Michigan: NorthJersey.com reports former Paramus Catholic (NJ) head coach Chris Partridge will join the Michigan staff. Partridge is the former high school coach of two current Michigan players. It was previously reported that Partridge was expected to join the Rutgers staff when he resigned, but that is not the case. NorthJersey.com reports Partridge had several Division I job offers, but the Rutgers offer was rescinded last week. 

Louisville: Defensive coordinator / outside linebackers coach Todd Grantham will receive a raise to as much as $1.4 million annually, according to ESPN. Grantham earned $975,000 in 2014 and turned down the Oakland Raiders defensive coordinator job. Earlier this week, CoachingSearch took a look at Grantham’s defenses

San Francisco 49ers: Former USC and Cal defensive coordinator Clancy Pendergast will join the 49ers as inside linebackers coach, and former Falcons defensive backs coach Tim Lewis will also join in the same position in San Francisco, according to Fox Sports’ Alex Marvez, who adds that Pendergast interviewed for the defensive coordinator jobs with LSU, Utah and the Redskins. 

Cleveland Browns: Fox Sports’ Alex Marvez reports former NFL quarterback and current ESPN analyst and QB tutor Kevin O’Connell will be the Browns’ quarterbacks coach, and former Florida offensive coordinator / quarterbacks coach Kurt Roper will join the staff as a senior offensive assistant. 

Atlanta Falcons: The Falcons plan to name Seahawks defensive coordinator Dan Quinn as head coach on Tuesday, according to Pro Football Talk. He cannot officially be offered the job until the Seahawks' season ends. 

Posted by: Chris Vannini on Friday January 30, 2015

Ohio State: Athletic director Gene Smith’s contract has been altered, removing the $18,000 incentives for Big Ten championships, according to the Associated Press. Smith’s base salary remains $959,263. He can still receive bonuses for academic success. The deal runs through June 30, 2020, and beginning in 2016, Smith can receive a bonus for athletes getting jobs in their degree field after graduation.

Tennessee Titans: The Titans have parted ways with vice president of player personnel Lake Dawson.

UCLA: Fox Sports’ Bruce Feldman reports UCLA offensive coordinator Noel Mazzone has not interviewed for the same position at Tennessee and is not a candidate, despite a recent report.

Utah: The Los Angeles Daily News reports that former USC defensive coordinator Clancy Pendergast has emerged as the leading candidate for the defensive coordinator position at Utah.

Green Bay Packers: Head coach Mike McCarthy has announced that special teams coordinator Shawn Slocum will not return.

Eastern Washington: The school has announced some shuffling with the staff. Safeties coach / special teams coordinator Jeff Schmedding will take over as defensive coordinator, former defensive coordinator John Graham will serve as tight ends / associate head coach, former tight ends coach Brian Strandley will move to defensive line coach, and defensive line coach Ryan Sawyer will add the title of defensive front coordinator. 

Chicago Bears: Mike Groh has been retained as wide receivers coach. 

Bret Bielema: ESPN has an interesting story about Bret Bielema interviewing for the Miami Dolphins job after the 2011 season and wanting to draft Russell Wilson. Part of the reason Bielema pulled out of the search was the clashing opinions of Wilson. Read the story here.

Wisconsin-Whitewater: Defensive line coach / defensive run game coordinator Kevin Bullis has been promoted to head coach. Bullis has been at the school for the past seven seasons. Whitewater has won six Division III national championships in the past eight years.  

Central Michigan: Ferris State head coach Tony Annese tells Central Michigan’s student paper that he has not interviewed for the CMU head coaching job, despite a recent report. In addition, the Detroit Free Press reports former Michigan head coach Brady Hoke is not in the mix, though CMU did consider him. 

Tennessee: WNML’s Jimmy Hyams reports Boise State offensive coordinator / quarterbacks coach Mike Sanford is in the mix for the Tennessee offensive coordinator job. 

Tulsa: Former Houston football analyst Michael Bloesch has joined the Tulsa staff as an offensive quality control assistant. 

Henderson State (AR): Offensive coordinator / quarterbacks coach Mike Volarvich is the new head coach at Nashville HS (AR). Henderson State is looking for an offensive or defensive coordinator to fill the spot. 

Posted by: Chris Vannini on Thursday January 29, 2015

Texas A&M: Offensive line coach / run game coordinator Dave Christensen will earn $475,000 annually, according to the Dallas Morning News. Christensen took a $25,000 pay cut to leave Utah, where he was offensive coordinator. 

Eastern Washington: Head coach Beau Baldwin has a signed a new five-year deal worth $212,717 annually, with a $10,000 raise each year, according to The Spokesman-Review.

NC State: Per source, NC State offensive coordinator / quarterbacks coach Matt Canada has agreed to a three-year extension. The Wolfpacker first reported the news. WMNL’s Jimmy Hyams reported Canada was a candidate for the Tennessee offensive coordinator job. That is no longer the case. 

An incredible list of speakers: The Glazier Football Clinics begin soon. Here is a list of upcoming clinics: Orlando (January 30 - February 1), Pittsburgh (January 30 - February 1), Kansas City (February 5-7), Atlanta (February 6-8), Baltimore (February 6-8), Chicago (February 6-8), and Phoenix (February 6-8). Make plans now to attend the Glazier Clinics.

Colorado State: Per source, Samford assistant strength and conditioning coach John Michael Clay will join the Colorado State staff as an assistant strength coach for football. 

Virginia Union: Former Meadowbrook HS (VA) head coach Troy Taylor has joined the Virginia Union staff as quarterbacks coach. 

Missouri: Athletic director Mike Alden will step down, effective Aug. 31, according to the Columbia Daily Tribune. 

San Francisco 49ers: Former Eagles vice president of player personnel Tom Gamble has been named senior personnel executive with the 49ers. 

New York Jets: The team has hired former Vikings tight ends coach Jimmie Johnson in the same role and former Cardinals coaching intern Daylon McCutcheon as a defensive backs assistant. 

Central Michigan: Ferris State (MI) head coach Tony Annese has interviewed for the Central Michigan head coaching job, according to The Morning Sun. Ferris State went 11-1 in 2014. The Morning Sun, however, details a recent suspension that could hurt his chances. 

San Diego Chargers: Former Falcons defensive coordinator Mike Nolan has joined the Chargers as linebackers coach. 

Montreal Alouettes: Anthony Calvillo’s title with the Alouettes is wide receivers coach. Calvillo joined the staff in December. 

Bill Clark: Former UAB head coach Bill Clark tells AL.com he won’t coach in 2015, citing the fact he’ll be fully vested in the state retirement system within a year and also hope that the program will be revived. He also says he wants to remain as a head coach when he gets back into coaching.

Alabama: Mel Tucker’s title at Alabama is defensive backs / assistant head coach. In addition, former UAB running backs coach Jody Wright has officially joined the staff as director of player personnel. 

Louisville: With Todd Grantham turning down the Raiders defensive coordinator job, here’s a look at his defenses.

Tennessee: Butch Jones has interviewed five candidates for the offensive coordinator job, according to WNML’s Jimmy Hyams, who reports candidates include Michigan sport administrator Mike DeBord, Tennessee wide receivers coach Zach Azzanni, NC State offensive coordinator Matt Canada, USC offensive coordinator Clay Helton, UCLA offensive coordinator Noel Mazzone and former Florida offensive coordinator Kurt Roper. Here’s what Jones said about the search on Wednesday

Philadelphia Eagles: Assistant director of player personnel Ed Marynowitz has been promoted to vice president of player personnel with a three-year deal. Marynowitz joined the Eagles in 2012 after serving as Alabama's director of player personnel from 2008-11. 

Washington Redskins: Chargers defensive quality control assistant Chad Grimm has joined the Redskins in the same role. 

Posted by: Chris Vannini on Wednesday January 28, 2015

Denver Broncos: Former Houston Texans defensive coordinator Wade Phillips has joined the Broncos in the same role, according to ESPN’s Ed Werder. In addition, former Raiders defensive backs coach Joe Woods has joined the staff in the same role.

San Francisco 49ers: Quarterbacks coach Geep Chryst is expected to become offensive coordinator, according to NFL Network’s Albert Breer.

Washington State: New defensive coordinator Alex Grinch will earn $425,000 next season, and new outside linebackers coach Roy Manning will earn $236,500, according to The Spokesman-Review.

Thomas More College (KY): Head coach Jim Hilvert has resigned to take the head coaching job at LaSalle HS (OH).

Oklahoma: Offensive coordinator / quarterbacks coach Lincoln Riley’s contract is a two-year deal worth $500,000 annually, according to The Oklahoman. 

Louisville: Defensive coordinator / outside linebackers coach Todd Grantham will remain at Louisville and not join the Raiders as defensive coordinator, according to ESPN’s Brett McMurphy. In a release, Grantham says, “My family loves it in Louisville, and I think we are establishing something special here.” 

Florida State: Jimbo Fisher’s new contract will pay him $5 million annually in base salary, with a raise of $100,000 each year, up to $5.7 million in 2022, according to Tomahawk Nation. Fisher’s buyout will be $5 million in 2016, $3 million from 2017-18 and $1 million before 2019. In addition, the assistant salary pool has increased by $750,000.

Oregon State: Gary Andersen has announced the addition of four graduate assistants: former Wisconsin GA Keegan Andersen and tight end Brian Wozniak on offense, and former Wisconsin GA Cory Hall and Oregon State volunteer assistant Andrew Seumalo on defense. Keegan Andersen is Gary’s son. In addition, assistant director of football video operations Cameron Radford has bee promoted to the head position. 

Jacksonville Jaguars: Former Bills offensive coordinator Nathanial Hackett has pulled out of the Rams offensive coordinator search and will join the Jags as quarterbacks coach, according to NFL Network’s Ian Rapoport. 

Cleveland Browns: Former Florida offensive coordinator Kurt Roper will interview for the Browns quarterbacks job on Thursday, according to NFL Network’s Ian Rapoport. 

Washington Redskins: Former Bears quarterbacks coach Matt Cavanaugh has joined the Redskins in the same role. 

Oakland Raiders: Louisville defensive coordinator / outside linebackers coach Todd Grantham has been offered a two-year deal to be the Raiders’ defensive coordinator, according to NFL Network’s Ian Rapoport. 

Takeaways: A look at the teams with the most takeaways over the last four years.

San Francisco 49ers: Former ECU head coach and former Tampa Bay Bucs running backs coach Steve Logan will join the 49ers as quarterbacks coach with a two-year deal, according to WRAL in North Carolina, where Logan works as a radio host.

Baltimore Ravens: The Ravens have finalized their staff with some announcements. Offensive assistant Richard Angulo has been promoted to tight ends coach, assistant defensive backs coach Chris Hewitt has been promoted to head defensive backs coach, defensive quality control / linebackers coach Matt Weiss has been promoted to cornerbacks coach, former Bears tight ends coach Andy Bischoff has joined as an offensive quality control coach, and coaching staff assistant Drew Wilkins and defensive intern Mike Macdonald have been promoted to defensive assistants. 

Cleveland Browns: Former Kentucky head coach Joker Phillips will join the Browns as wide receivers coach, according to ESPN’s Adam Caplan. Phillips was most recently the wide receivers coach at Florida in 2013. This is Phillips’ first NFL coaching job. 

VMI: The school has officially announced the addition of eight assistants: Concord offensive coordinator / quarterbacks coach Dustin Ward (same positions), William & Mary defensive backs coach / special teams coordinator Tom Clark (defensive coordinator), former Columbia offensive line coach Gordon Sammis (offensive line) and UConn defensive graduate assistant Josh Zidenberg (defensive backs / special teams co-coordinator). Retained coached include Brad Robbins (wide receivers / tight ends / internal recruiting coordinator) and Justin Hamilton (outside linebackers / special teams co-coordinator). CoachingSearch previously reported the hiring of Mike Saint Germain (defensive line / external recruiting coordinator) and Justin Wood (inside linebackers).

Texas: Cedar Hill HS (TX) head coach Joey McGuire is in the mix for the tight ends / special teams coordinator job on the Texas staff, according to 247Sports and OrangeBlood.com. 

Washington Redskins: Former Chicago Bears strength and conditioning coach Mike Clark has joined the Redskins in the same role. 

Florida A&M: Head coach Alex Wood has announced six additions to his staff: former Buffalo wide receivers coach Martin Spieler (offensive coordinator / quarterbacks), former Savannah State head coach Theo Lemon (defensive coordinator / defensive line), former Mesa CC defensive coordinator Richard Solomon (defensive backs), former Bethune-Cookman director of player personnel D.J. McCarthy (wide receivers) and Itawamba CC special teams coordinator Dennis Smith (tight ends / sepecial teams). In addition, offensive line coach Edwin Pata has been retained. 

Arizona Cardinals: Bruce Arians updates the search for a new defensive coordinator

Denver Broncos: Ravens assistant special teams coach Tony Coaxum has joined the Broncos in the same role, according to Sports Illustrated’s Thayer Evans. 

Cleveland Browns: Former NFL quarterback and current ESPN analyst Kevin O’Connell will interview for the Browns quarterbacks job today, according to ESPN’s Adam Schefter. O'Connell was a player for the Jets from 2009-11, when Mike Pettine was the defensive coordinator. 

New York Jets: The Jets have hired Packers assistant offensive line coach Steve Marshall as offensive line coach and UMass running backs coach Marcel Shipp in the same role. Keep track of open FBS assistant jobs here.