Posted by: Chris Vannini on Saturday July 30, 2016

Seattle Seahawks: After getting a new extension, Pete Carroll was asked how much longer he plans to coach. He's the oldest NFL coach, and the 64-year-old Carroll said, “I know you guys keep wondering, ‘How long is he going to coach?’ I got no end to this, I don’t see it. I will go as long as it’s good and we are winning games and all that.”

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Central Arkansas: Per source, Holmes CC (MS) defensive line coach Larry Hart has accepted the same position at Central Arkansas. Hart joined the Holmes staff earlier this offseason and was previously a graduate assistant at Arkansas State. He's also a former Central Arkansas player and strength intern. 

Oakland Raiders: General manager Reggie McKenzie has received a four-year extension through the 2021 draft. McKenzie has been the Raiders’ GM since 2012. 

Philadelphia Eagles: Former safety Brian Dawkins has joined the scouting department as the first recipient of the Nunn-Wooten Scouting Fellowship, which is a new program the NFL has introduced to get former players into scouting. Dawkins last played in 2011 and was most recently an ESPN analyst.

Missouri: USA Today’s Dan Wolken reports some other names “out there” for the Missouri AD job include Boston College AD Brad Bates, ECU AD Jeff Compher and Maryland AD Kevin Anderson.

Central Arkansas: Defensive line coach / special teams coordinator Dan Augustine has stepped down to accept a position outside of coaching. Augustine has been on the UCA staff since 2009.

Oklahoma Baptist: Kentucky Christian assistant Brennan Marion has joined the Oklahoma Baptist staff as running backs coach / director of player personnel. Marion joined KCU in March and was an offensive quality control assistant at Arizona State last year. He was previously a high school head coach.

Posted by: Chris Vannini on Friday July 29, 2016

Houston Texans: General manager Rick Smith has received an extension through the 2020 draft. The 47-year-old Smith is in his 11th season as the Texans GM.

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Georgia State: Assistant athletic director for facilities and operations Steve Wojcikowski has moved to assistant AD for football operations. Wojcikowski has been at Georgia State since 2013. 

Missouri: SMU athletic director Rick Hart is a candidate for the Missouri AD job, according to KOMU. Hart’s grandfather, Dave Hart, was Missouri’s AD from 1978-86.

Texas A&M: Offensive line coach Jim Turner and tight ends coach / special teams coordinator Jeff Banks have been suspended for two weeks without pay and will serve 20 hours of community service, following inappropriate material at a women’s football event. 

Missouri: Interim chancellor Hank Foley has named himself interim athletic director, following previous interim AD Wren Baker’s move to North Texas.

North Texas: Wren Baker has officially been named athletic director. He will begin duties on Aug. 22.

Caldwell University (NJ): RPI offensive coordinator / quarterbacks coach Daryle Weiss has accepted the head coaching job at Caldwell, which will hold its first season in 2017. Weiss has been at RPI since 2014 and previously worked at Bates College. 

NFL: Former NFLPA attorney Arthur McAfee has been named senior vice president of player engagement for the NFL. McAfee worked with the NFLPA from 1995-2012 and has currently been a partner with The McAfee Group.

Florida: Steve Spurrier has been named an ambassador and consultant for Florida athletics. He also resigned from his ambassador role at South Carolina.

Kansas: Houston Baptist quarterbacks coach Jeff Love has joined the Kansas staff as director of football technology. Love had been at Houston Baptist since 2012 and previously worked with David Beaty at Kansas from 2008-09.

Here are today’s News, Notes & Quotes.

Posted by: Chris Vannini on Thursday July 28, 2016

Houston Baptist: Houston analyst Charlie Reeve has joined the Houston Baptist staff as quarterbacks coach / passing game coordinator. Reeve joined UH this offseason and was previously the tight ends coach at UTSA.

Bowling Green: Head coach Mike Jinks tells CoachingSearch that graduate assistant Seth Doege has been promoted to outside receivers coach. Doege joined the staff earlier this offseason in his first coaching job. He played quarterback at Texas Tech from 2008-12. This fills the last open FBS assistant job.

Minnesota Vikings: The Vikings have announced a contract extension for Mike Zimmer. The terms and length were not disclosed. Zimmer is 18-14 in two seasons with the Vikings. 

Toledo: Head coach Jason Candle tells CoachingSearch that offensive coordinator Brian Wright will call the plays. Candle was Toledo’s offensive coordinator last year.

Eastern Michigan: Head strength coach Ron McKeefery has stepped down and joined PLAE as VP of performance and education. He spent three seasons at EMU.

Buffalo: Defensive backs coach D.J. Vokolek has left the team for personal reasons, and director of player personnel Taiwo Onatolu has been promoted to cornerbacks coach. Both spent one season at UB and previously worked at Missouri State. In addition, former Eastern Michigan defensive coordinator Brad McCaslin has joined the staff as defensive assistant / director of player personnel. McCaslin spent the last two years at EMU. The school also announced Najja Johnson, Ryan Olson and Reece Petty as graduate assistants, offensive assistant Grant Murray has moved to director of high school relations, Akron video coordinator Jason Sanders has joined UB as assistant athletic director for football video and external relations, Albany administrative assistant Billy Bonneau has joined UB as an administrative assistant for recruiting, and former NFL offensive lineman Tom Farniok has joined as an assistant strength coach.

Manchester University (IN): Earlham College (IN) offensive coordinator Chuck Ehret has joined the Manchester staff as wide receivers coach / special teams coordinator, and former Manchester quarterback Logan Haston has joined the staff as quarterbacks coach. Ehert spent the last two years at Earlham and previously coached at Manchester from 2008-09, and Haston finished his playing career last season. 

Webber International (FL): Campbellsville (KY) defensive line coach Vincent Davis has accepted the same position at Webber International. Davis had been at Campbellsville since 2012 and has previously worked at Waldorf College and Tiffin University. 

Los Angeles Rams: John McKay has joined the Rams as a scouting assistant. McKay is the son of Falcons president / CEO Rich McKay and spent last season as a labor operations seasonal intern with the NFL.

Here are today’s News, Notes & Quotes.

Posted by: Chris Vannini on Wednesday July 27, 2016

Jacksonville Jaguars: Former Alabama defensive line coach Bo Davis has joined the Jags as a training camp intern, according to ESPN’s Michael DiRocco. In addition, former NFL running back Leon Washington, former NFL defensive back Dexter Jackson, former NFL wide receiver Chad Lucas and Chattanooga running backs coach Shawn Bryson have also joined as training camp interns. 

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NFL: Former Giants head coach Tom Coughlin will join the NFL’s football operations department, according to ESPN’s Jim Trotter.

North Texas: Missouri interim athletic director Wren Baker will be named AD at North Texas, according to USA Today’s Dan Wolken. Baker became Missouri’s interim AD less than two weeks ago and had been the deputy AD since May 2015. He worked at Memphis from 2013-15 and was the AD at Northwest Missouri State from 2011-13. Keep track of updated AD changes here.

New Mexico Highlands: Louisiana-Lafayette defensive quality control assistant Joe Gallo has joined the New Mexico Highlands staff as safeties coach. Gallo spent the last three seasons as an offensive quality control assistant at Indiana State and joined ULL in the spring. 

Tyler JC (TX): Louisiana-Lafayette graduate assistant Garrett Kreamer has joined the Tyler staff as defensive backs coach. Kreamer has been on the ULL staff since 2012.

Carolina Panthers: Former Alabama wide receiver Tyrone Prothro has joined the Panthers as a training camp intern, according to NFL Network’s Ian Rapoport. Prothro played for Panthers offensive coordinator Mike Shula at Alabama.

Lock Haven (PA): Linebackers / assistant head coach John Miech will retire at the end of the month after 41 years in coaching. In addition, defensive line coach / special teams coordinator Kevin Smith will be promoted to full-time, defensive coordinator Randi Moore will move from defensive backs to linebackers, and Rashad Elby will rejoined the staff as defensive backs coach. Elby was a season assistant who worked with running backs last year. 

Tulane: Former Nicholls State athletic director Rob Bernardi has joined Tulane as senior associate athletic director for administration. Bernardi stepped down at Nicholls State earlier this month. In addition, Sun Belt digital media assistant Kati Morse has joined Tulane as assistant director of football operations. Morse spent one year with the Sun Belt.

Here are today’s News, Notes & Quotes.

Posted by: Chris Vannini on Tuesday July 26, 2016

Illinois: Lovie Smith says defensive coordinator Hardy Nickerson will call defensive plays. Smith also says he wants more full-time coaching positions in college, like the NFL.

Seattle Seahawks: Pete Carroll has agreed to a new contract through 2019, according to ESPN’s Adam Schefter. Carroll is 60-36 with the Seahawks since 2010.

Michigan State: Former MSU players Javon Ringer and Jarius Jones have rejoined the program as recruiting interns. Ringer last played for the Spartans in 2008, and Jones in 2013. 

North Texas: The Denton Record-Chronicle reports Missouri interim athletic director Wren Baker is the leading candidate for the North Texas AD job. It's notable that Missouri is also going through a search and reportedly wants a quick process.

Big Ten: Commissioner Jim Delany will retire from his role in 2020, according to USA Today. The 68-year-old Delany has been the league's commissioner since 1989.

Buffalo Bills: Zak Kromer has joined the Bills staff as a coaching assistant. Kromer is the son of Bills offensive line coach Aaron Kromer and was most recently a student at Oklahoma. 

Virginia: Bronco Mendenhall tells ESPN he will call the defensive plays at Virginia, as he did at BYU.

Iowa: Athletic director Gary Barta says the school is working on a contract extension for Kirk Ferentz to finish his career at Iowa, but there is no timetable on its finalization yet. Ferentz has been Iowa's head coach since 1999 and is tied for the longest-tenured head coach in the country. 

Presentation College (SD): Former Central Lakes College (MN) offensive coordinator Neil Linhart has joined the Presentation staff as an offensive assistant, and Ottawa University (KS) graduate assistant Paytton Hobbs has joined Presentation as a defensive assistant. Linhart spent four year at Central Lakes, and Hobbs spent two years at Ottawa.

North Texas: The Denton Record-Chronicle reports Central Arkansas athletic director Brad Teague and Missouri interim AD Wren Baker are names that have come up for the North Texas AD job. A board of regents conference call is scheduled for Friday.

South Dakota School of Mines: Former Rocky Mountain College offensive line coach / strength and conditioning coordinator Ethan Hutson has joined the SD Mines staff as offensive line coach. Hutson spent one year at Rocky Mountain College after his playing career at Ole Miss and Troy.

Here are today’s News, Notes & Quotes.