Posted by: Chris Vannini on Saturday July 23, 2016

Wake Forest: Former Citadel running back Terrell Dallas has joined the Wake Forest staff as a recruiting assistant. Davis played at The Citadel from 2008-12.

North Texas: UTEP graduate assistant John David Baker has joined the North Texas staff as an offensive quality control assistant. Baker recently joined UTEP this offseason and was previously a graduate assistant / quarterbacks coach at Abilene Christian. 

Posted by: Chris Vannini on Friday July 22, 2016

Michigan State: Former Detroit Lions vice president of pro personnel Sheldon White has joined the program as a consultant. White spent the past 19 seasons with the Lions, including a stint with as interim GM last season.

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Northwestern: Per source, Texas State director of player personnel Anthony Crespino has joined the Northwestern staff as assistant director of football operations. Crespino has previously worked at Penn State, Western Michigan and Pittsburg State.

Mississippi State: Former Davidson quarterbacks coach Jarrail Jackson has joined the Mississippi State staff in a recruiting role, according to Sports Illustrated. Jackson spent one year at Davidson and previously worked in an off-field role at Washington State.

New England Patriots: Brian Belichick, John Carroll University graduate assistant Daniel Debick and former Ohio State linebacker Camren Williams have joined the Patriots staff as a scouting assistants. In addition, operations intern Mike Pellegrino and staffer Cole Popovich have been named coaching assistants. 

Northwestern: Per source, Purdue defensive graduate assistant Zach Opsal has joined the Northwestern staff as a special teams quality control assistant. Opsal spent one year at Purdue and previously worked at Ave Maria, Northern Illinois and Wisconsin.

Alderson Broaddus (WV): Muhlenberg outside linebackers coach Patrick Ruley has joined the Alderson Broaddus staff as linebackers coach / special teams coordinator. Ruley spent two years at Muhlenberg.

Here are today’s News, Notes & Quotes.

Posted by: Chris Vannini on Thursday July 21, 2016

Tennessee: Alabama compliance director Jonathan Bowling has joined the Tennessee staff as associate athletic director for football compliance and administration, according to 247Sports. Bowling was promoted to the director role at Alabama in 2008 and was previously a compliance coordinator. 

Samford: Per source, UAB director of recruiting Taylor Edwards has accepted the director of player personnel job at Samford. Edwards has been at UAB since 2014 and has previously been a graduate assistant in the Troy athletic department. 

Campbell University (NC): Intern Ben Bolling has been promoted to defensive quality control / safeties coach, and assistant director of football operations Kady Knight has been promoted to the DFO role. Bolling rejoined the staff in Febraury, and Knight has been on staff since 2014.

Iowa: Tulane deputy athletic director Barbara Burke has joined Iowa as senior associate athletic director for sport administration and event management. Burke spent one year at Tulane and was previously the AD at Eastern Illinois from 2008-14.

Alabama: Athletic director Bill Battle has completed treatments for multiple myeloma and will return to work soon. 

NC State: Cornerbacks coach George Barlow has added the title of assistant head coach for defense, and running backs coach Des Kitchings has added the title of assistant head coach for offense. Barlow is entering his third season on staff, and Kitchings is entering his fifth. 

Bowdoin (ME): MIT offensive coordinator Tim Viall has joined the Bowdoin staff as offensive coordinator, and former Saint Anselm (NH) defensive coordinator Rob Eggerling has joined the staff as defensive backs coach. Viall spent five years at MIT, and Eggerling spent eight years at Saint Anselm. 

Tufts (MA): Former Saint Anselm (NH) head coach Patrick Murphy has joined the Tufts staff. Murphy spent eight seasons leading Saint Anselm. 

Northwestern: Pat Fitzgerald earned more than $3.35 million in 2014, according to tax documents obtained by USA Today. That’s nearly $1.1 million more than the year before. Athletic director Jim Phillips made $1.1 million in 2014.

Here are today’s News, Notes & Quotes.

Posted by: Chris Vannini on Wednesday July 20, 2016

Army: Army has announced the additions of Kenyon College offensive coordinator Pat Tresey (offensive quality control), Sam Houston State head strength coach Brian Hess (assistant strength and conditioning), Columbia director of football operations Jansen Petagna (director of scouting / on-campus recruiting), former USC graduate assistant Luis Nevarez Jr. (director of player development) and Samford director of player personnel Bobby Blick (director of player personnel). 

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Iowa State: Per source, Maryland quality control assistant Joe Schaefer will join the Iowa State staff as director of scouting. Schaefer joined Maryland this offseason and was previously the head coach at Benedictine High School (OH). He played at Bowling Green when Matt Campbell was on staff and later served as a GA at Toledo when Campbell was there.

Play-callers: There are nearly 20 first-time defensive play-callers in FBS this season. See the list here.

Apprentice School (VA): Christopher Newport University (VA) offensive line assistant Nick Kepa has joined the staff at Apprentice School. Kepa spent two seasons at Christopher Newport. 

Crown College (MN): St. Scholastica (MN) defensive backs coach Matt Bremer has joined the Crown staff as offensive coordinator. Bremer spent six years at St. Scholastica and is a former Crown quarterback.

Old Dominion: Wake Forest recruiting assistant Jay Haeseker has joined the Old Dominion staff as director of recruiting. Haeseker spent two years at Wake Forest an was previously a recruiting GA at South Carolina. 

Southern Miss: Alcorn State strength and conditioning assistant William Prince has joined the USM staff as executive assistant to the head coach. Price will “oversee the athletic, educational and social development” of the team. He had been at Alcorn State since 2012.

Here are today’s News, Notes & Quotes.

Posted by: Chris Vannini on Tuesday July 19, 2016

Buffalo: Per source, Buffalo video coordinator Jon Barnum has accepted a position at Maryland. Barnum had been at UB since 2011 and previously worked at Jacksonville State. 

Dakota College (ND): Former ASA Miami tight ends / H-backs coach Roger Mitchell has joined the Dakota College staff as offensive coordinator / offensive line coach. Mitchell spent last season at ASA Miami and was previously the head coach at Piper High School in Florida.

Georgia: UGA will spend $2,893,550 on 34 support staff positions, according to the Athens Banner-Herald. That’s up 33 percent from $2,171,393 from last season with eight more positions than last season. Some salaries include: director of player development Jonas Jennings ($215,730), director of football operations Josh Lee ($185,400), director of football administration Mike Cavan ($185,000), director of player personnel Marshall Malchow ($180,000), director of player wellness Bryant Gantt ($128,750) and special teams analyst James Vollono ($82,400).

Los Angeles Rams: Per source, Louisiana Tech director of recruiting Chance Trickett has accepted a position with the Rams. Trickett spent one year at LA Tech and was previously a recruiting assistant at Florida State in 2014. 

Louisiana Tech: Per source, LA Tech plans to promote recruiting assistant Armani Perez to the director of recruiting role. Perez has spent one year at LA Tech and was previously in the Florida State recruiting department for two years.

Kentucky Wesleyan: Cumberland University graduate assistant Fred Marshall has joined the Kentucky Wesleyan staff as defensive backs coach. Marshall spent two years at Cumberland after his playing career at Presbyterian. 

St. Scholastica (MN): Beloit College offensive line coach Matt Keith has joined the St. Scholastica staff as offensive line coach / head strength coach. Keith spent one year at Beloit following a playing career at Mount Union.

Oklahoma: Offensive line coach Bill Bedenbaugh and defensive backs coach Kerry Cooks have been promoted to assistant coordinator positions. Bedenbaugh is entering his fourth season on staff, and Cooks is entering his second. Both received new two-year contracts and raises in June.

Navy: Per source, assistant director of player personnel Preston Pehrson has been promoted to football recruiting coordinator. Pehrson is entering his second season at Navy and previously spent four seasons at Georgia Tech.

Here are today’s News, Notes & Quotes.