Posted by: Chris Vannini on Monday January 26, 2015

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.

Posted by: Chris Vannini on Sunday January 25, 2015

Missouri: Despite a report that has surfaced by another media outlet, CoachingSearch has learned that Missouri defensive line coach Craig Kuligowski has NOT accepted the co-defensive coordinator / defensive line job at Illinois. 

Alabama: Former UAB running backs coach Jody Wright is expected to join the Alabama staff as director of player personnel, according to  

Oakland Raiders: Lions assistant offensive line coach Bobby Johnson has accepted the tight ends job with the Raiders, according to Sports Illustrated’s Thayer Evans. 

Arizona Cardinals: Former Steelers defensive coordinator Dick LeBeau will not join the Cardinals staff, according to the Arizona Republic’s Kent Somers, who adds that Bruce Arians is expected to fill the open defensive coordinator job from within.

Atlanta Falcons: Former assistant offensive line coach Wade Harman will rejoin the Falcons as tight ends coach, according to ESPN’s Vaughn McClure. In addition, NBC D.C.’s Dianna Marie Russini reports that, if Redskins defensive backs coach Raheem Morris joins the Falcons, it will not be as defensive coordinator.

Central Michigan:’s Hondo Carpenter reports Central Michigan has interviewed Detroit Lions special teams coordinator John Bonamego for their head coaching job. Bonamego is a former CMU player.

Washington Redskins: The Redskins have requested to interview Packers senior personnel executive Alonzo Highsmith for their director of personnel job, according to Fox Sports’ Mike Garafolo.

Texas: Charlie Strong explains how Bob Stoops helped Texas land Jay Norvell

Atlanta Falcons: Seahawks defensive coordinator Dan Quinn will be named head coach of the Falcons on Feb. 2, the day after the Super Bowl, according to the Atlanta Journal-Constitution. Keep track of NFL head coaching changes and interviews here.

Posted by: Chris Vannini on Saturday January 24, 2015

New York Jets: Bears national scout Rex Hogan will join the Jets as director of college scouting, according to NFL Network’s Albert Breer, who also reports Rams scout Brian Heimerdinger will join in a front office role. 

Houston Texans: Former Bears defensive line coach Paul Pasqualoni will join the Texans in the same role, according to the Houston Chronicle. 

Alabama: Defensive analyst Tosh Lupoi is expected to be promoted to outside linebackers coach, according to Sports Illustrated’s Thayer Evans. Keep track of open FBS assistant jobs here.  

Chicago Bears: Former Broncos offensive quality control coach Bo Hardegree has joined the Bears as an offensive assistant. 

UNC-Pembroke: Per source, South Dakota outside linebackers coach Joe Ford will join the UNC-Pembroke staff as co-defensive coordinator / defensive backs coach. In addition, the school has announced that wide receivers coach Billy Lindquist has added the duties of recruiting coordinator. 

Alabama: Offensive coordinator / quarterbacks coach Lane Kiffin will return next season, the school announced. Kiffin reportedly was a front-runner for the 49ers offensive coordinator job. Kiffin was a Broyles Award finalist last season. In a release, Nick Saban said, “He’s done a fabulous job and is one of the finest offensive coaches in the country. He is going to have plenty of opportunities in the future, and we want to continue to help him develop as a coach, so when he leaves here, he’ll be in a very good situation. Our offense was extremely productive last season, and we look forward to building on some of the good things we did on that side of the ball with this year’s team.”

Atlanta Falcons: Redskins defensive backs coach Raheem Morris is expected to join the Falcons staff, according to the Washington Post. 

New York Jets: The Jets have hired former Buffalo Bills defensive line coach Pepper Johnson for the same position. 

Tennessee: Mike Bajakian explains how things played out Friday and why he left for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. 

Central Michigan: Special teams coordinator / assistant head coach Kyle Nystrom has been named interim head coach. 

Glazier Clinics: The Glazier Football Clinics begin soon.  Here are a few notable cities & dates: 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 this weekend to attend the Glazier Clinics.

Posted by: Chris Vannini on Friday January 23, 2015

Syracuse: Air Force tight ends coach Jake Moreland will join the Syracuse staff in the same role, and tight ends coach Bobby Acosta will move to wide receivers coach, according to This fills the lone opening on the staff. Keep track of open FBS assistant jobs here.

Cal: Graduate assistant Jacob Peeler has been promoted to inside receivers coach. In addition, offensive coordinator / quarterbacks coach Tony Franklin has added running backs duties, and running backs coach / run game coordinator Pierre Ingram moves to wide receivers coach / pass game coordinator. Linebackers coach Garret Chachere adds the title of associate head coach, and special teams coordinator Mark Tommerdahl adds the title of assistant head coach. This fills the last opening on Sonny Dykes’ staff. 

Chicago Bears: Former Browns quarterbacks coach Dowell Loggains and former Falcons linebackers coach Glenn Pires have joined the Bears in the same roles.

Colorado State-Pueblo: Former McKendree University running backs coach / special teams coordinator Samuel Sewell has joined the CSU-Pueblo staff as running backs coach, according to his Twitter account. 

Houston: Tom Herman has officially named Ohio State football operations coordinator Fernando Lovo as Houston director of operations, as CoachingSearch first reported. In addition, Ohio State graduate assistant Adrian Mayes has been named director of recruiting, associate director of football operations Marcus McGraw has moved to director of player personnel, and director of operations Tory Teykl has moved to director of internal operations.

Utah State: Offensive line coach Mark Weber has added the title of associate head coach.

Florida International: Former Pitt defensive coordinator Matt House has been named to the same position at FIU. 

Virginia: Running backs coach Chris Beatty and offensive line coach Dave Borbely will each earn $220,000 in base salary and $30,000 in supplemental compensation, according to the Daily Press. 

LSU: Defensive line coach Ed Orgeron’s contract is a two-year deal worth $450,000 annually, according to the Baton Rouge Advocate. His deal also includes a clause that, if Les Miles were no longer the head coach, Orgeron would be paid for just the next six months. In addition, running backs coach / recruiting coordinator / associate head coach Frank Wilson will receive a pay increase to $660,000 as part of a three-year extension through 2017, and tight ends coach Steve Ensminger ($300,000), defensive backs coach Corey Raymond ($310,000) and wide recievers coach Adam Henry ($375,000) also have deals through 2017.

New York Jets: The Jets have announced the hiring of several assistants, including Dolphins defensive line coach Kacy Rodgers as defensive coordinator and Raiders special teams coordinator Bobby April Jr. to the same position. Other assistants include Karl Dorrell (wide receivers), Robby Brown (offensive quality control), Mike Caldwell (inside linebackers / assistant head coach), Mark Collins (outside linebackers), Joe Danna (defensive backs / safeties), Justus Galac (head strength and conditioning coach), Kavan Latham (assistant strength and conditioning coach) and Aaron McLaurin (assistant strength and conditioning coach).

Oakland Raiders: Sal Sunseri’s title with the Raiders is linebackers coach. 

Michigan: Jim Harbaugh’s contract has a base salary of $500,000 with $4.5 million in additional compensation for seven years, according to, with a 10 percent raise after the third and fifth years. In addition, Harbaugh must give U-M 48 hours notice before discussing other jobs, and if he terminates the contract, he owes U-M a portion of his $2 million signing bonus. Within 30 days of the final game of the 2015 season, the school will consider a deferred compensation bump. The assistant salary pool is between $4-5 million, not including strength and conditioning coaches.

Morehead State: East Carter HS (KY) head coach Zack Moore has joined the Morehead State staff as linebackers coach. Moore is a former Morehead player and assistant. 

Utah State: Josh Heupel’s title at Utah State is offensive coordinator / quarterbacks / assistant head coach. Here's what Heupel brings to Utah State

Phoenix College: The junior college has announced the hiring of former Washington assistant Dan Cozzetto as head coach. Cozzetto was most recently the run game coordinator for the FXFL's Boston Brawlers last summer.

Garden City Community College: Former Southwestern College assistant Logan Wyrick has joined the Garden City staff as tight ends coach. 

Texas State: Per source, Texas State has made some support staff adjustments. Offensive graduate assistant Carter English moves to recruiting coordinator, recruiting coordinator Reuben Vaughn moves to player development coordinator, and Pittsburg State graduate assistant Luke Miller has joined as a graduate assistant.

Tulsa: Stephenville HS (TX) head coach Joe Gillespie will join the Tulsa staff, according to Matt Stepp of Update: Tulsa has announced Gillespie as linebackers coach. Keep track of new FBS staffs here.

Houston Texans: National scout Jon Carr has been promoted to director of college scouting. 

Indianapolis Colts: Special assistant to the head coach Rob Chudzinski’s contract expires on Monday, and he is expected to interview for the Rams and 49ers offensive coordinator jobs, according to Fox Sports’ Alex Marvez. The Colts have blocked interview requests while he’s under contract.

Fumble Pro: The National Wing-T Clinic begins Friday in Pittsburgh at the Embassy Suites at the Pittsburgh International Airport. Whatever you do, make sure you check out the Fumble Pro booth. The Fumble Pro is the #1 training tool to reduce or eliminate fumbles! Teach ALL your players the correct way to carry the football with the Fumble Pro. Go to for drill ideas and to order your Fumble Pro. Or call at 321-406-0556.

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 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 

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 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. 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:’s UNC site reports former Nebraska defensive coordinator John Papuchis will join the UNC staff.

Utah State:’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.