Posted by: Chris Vannini on Wednesday January 18, 2017

Here are today’s News, Notes & Quotes.

South Florida: Former FAU head coach Charlie Partridge is in the mix for the USF defensive line job, according to 247Sports.

Lindenwood-Belleville (IL): Urbana offensive line / assistant head coach Kevin Turco has been named head coach at Lindenwood-Belleville. Turco has spent two years at Urbana and previously worked at Northwestern Oklahoma State. 

Gus Bradley: NFL.com’s Mike Silver reports the former Jaguars head coach was interested in the 49ers defensive coordinator job if Tom Cable got the head coaching job. With Kyle Shanahan expected to be the next coach, Bradley isn’t interested, meaning he’s likely to end up with the Chargers. 

Fresno State: Stanford strength and conditioning assistant Andy Ward has been named head strength coach at Fresno State. Ward spent six years at Stanford.

McNeese State: Defensive coordinator Tommy Restivo will not return, according to his Twitter account.

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Oregon: Head strength coach Irele Oderinde has been suspended for one month without pay following workouts that hospitalized at least three players. Oderinde will now report to director of performance and sports science Andrew Murray, instead of Willie Taggart.

Indiana State: Wyoming defensive backs coach Curt Mallory is expected to be named Indiana State head coach, according to 247Sports and multiple reports. Mallory has been at Wyoming for two years and previously spent four years at Michigan. He is the son of former Indiana head coach Bill Mallory.

Minot State (ND): Minot State’s coaching search is down to three finalists: Former Missouri Western State head coach Jerry Partridge, Southwest Minnesota State associate head coach Mike Aldrich and former Lindenwood head coach Patrick Ross.

Minnesota: Defensive coordinator Robb Smith will coach linebackers, and Brian Callahan's title is tight ends coach. In addition, head strength coach Dan Nichol’s move from Western Michigan is official, and P.J. Fleck has brought three staffers from WMU: Gerrit Chernoff (general manager), Marcus Hendrickson (director of player personnel) and Matt Childers (director of video).

Oregon: David Reaves’ title at Oregon is co-offensive coordinator / passing game coordinator / tight ends coach. Reaves follows Willie Taggart from USF. Keep track of new FBS staffs here.

San Francisco 49ers: The 49ers plan to offer their head coaching job to Falcons offensive coordinator Kyle Shanahan when their season ends, according to Adam Schefter. 

Baylor: Houston deputy athletic director Jeramiah Dickey has accepted the same position at Baylor, according to the Houston Chronicle. Dickey had been at Houston since 2010.

San Jose State: A source tells CoachingSearch that SJSU head strength and conditioning coach Gary Uribe will remain in the same role. Here’s a look at SJSU’s complete full-time staff. 

Wake Forest: Former Minnesota defensive coordinator Jay Sawvel is finalizing terms to become Wake Forest’s defensive coordinator, according to 247Sports. Sawvel spent one full season as Minnesota’s DC, producing the No. 21 scoring defense. He had been at Minnesota since 2011 and was on Jerry Kill’s staffs dating back to 2001. Keep track of open FBS assistant jobs here.

Houston: Co-defensive coordinator / defensive backs coach Clay Jennings has a 1-year deal worth $250,000, according to the Houston Chronicle.

San Francisco 49ers: Seahawks co-director of player personnel Trent Kirchner has withdrawn from the 49ers GM search, according to NFL Network’s Mike Garafolo.

Washington Redskins: Outside linebackers coach Greg Manusky has interviewed for the defensive coordinator job.

Boise State: Former Fresno State offensive coordinator Eric Kiesau has joined the Boise State staff as wide receivers coach. Kiesau spent one year at Fresno and was previously an analyst at Alabama. He has also coached at Kansas, Washington, Colorado and more.

Oregon State: According to The Oregonian, new wide receivers coach / passing game coordinator Jason Phillips will earn $220,008 annually on a 2-year deal, and new safeties coach John Rushing will earn $200,004 annually on a 2-year deal.

Wisconsin: Paul Chryst will consider current assistants for the defensive coordinator job. Outside linebackers coach Tim Tibesar interviewed for the job last year. 

Wingate University (NC): A source tells CoachingSearch that Washington State special teams graduate assistant Jack Taylor has joined the Wingate staff as outside linebackers coach / co-special teams coordinator. Taylor spent one year at Wazzu and previously served as defensive line coach at Tarleton State (TX).

Baldwin Wallace (OH): Cincinnati La Salle High School (OH) head coach Jim Hilvert has been named head coach at Baldwin Wallace. Hilvert spent two years at La Salle and won two state titles.

Coastal Carolina: Wide receivers coach Renato Diaz will not return. Diaz spent five years at Coastal Carolina.

Los Angeles Chargers: Anthony Lynn has confirmed that offensive coordinator Ken Whisenhunt will remain in the same role.

Cleveland Browns: Former Rams assistant defensive line coach Clyde Simmons will join the Browns as defensive line coach, according to The Sporting News’ Alex Marvez. Simmons spent five years with the Rams and worked with new Browns defensive coordinator Gregg Williams.

Arizona State: Josh Henson’s title at Arizona State is offensive line / assistant head coach / run game coordinator. Henson spent one year as an Oklahoma State analyst and was Missouri’s offensive line coach from 2009-15. 

Utah: Eastern Washington running backs coach Kiel McDonald is expected to become Utah’s running backs coach, according to Fox Sports’ Bruce Feldman. McDonald spent five years at EWU, working alongside new Utah offensive coordinator Troy Taylor.

Houston Texans: Defensive coordinator Romeo Crennel’s contract expires next week, according to ESPN’s Adam Caplan. Bill O’Brien wants the 69-year-old Crennel to return. 

Carolina Panthers: Wide receivers coach Ricky Proehl will step down due to family reasons. Proehl spent six years on the Panthers staff.

Denver Broncos: Defensive backs coach Joe Woods has been promoted to defensive coordinator. Woods has spent the last two years with the Broncos. In addition, KUSA reports former Raiders defensive backs coach Marcus Robertson will join the Broncos as defensive backs coach.

College Football Playoff: Frank Beamer has been named to the Playoff selection committee, along with Ohio State athletic director Gene Smith and Robert Morris president Chris Howard.

Jacksonville Jaguars: Former Chargers linebackers coach Mike Nolan has interviewed for the Jaguars linebackers job, according to The Sporting News.

Buffalo Bills: Former Jaguars offensive coordinator Greg Olson will interview for the Bills offensive coordinator job today, according to the Buffalo News.

Jacksonville Jaguars: The Sporting News’ Alex Marvez reports the Jaguars are expected to hire Clemson co-defensive coordinator / defensive ends coach Marion Hobby as defensive line coach. Fox Sports reports Hobby is "giving serious consideration" for the job. Hobby has been at Clemson since 2011. He and Doug Marrone worked together on the New Orleans Saints staff from 2006-07. Hobby’s departure would mean Clemson loses both of its defensive line coaches, following Dan Brooks’ retirement. 

Nebraska Kearney: Co-offensive coordinator / offensive line coach Joe Holtzclaw will not return, according to Fox Nebraska. Holtzclaw spent two years at UNK.

Western Michigan: Davenport (MI) head coach Lou Esposito has resigned to take a job on Tim Lester’s staff, per multiple reports. Esposito has been at Davenport since 2014 and went 6-5 this year, which was the program’s first season. He has previously worked at WMU from 2010-12. At Davenport, offensive coordinator Steve Casula has been promoted to interim head coach. Keep track of new FBS staffs here.

Keiser University (FL): Former Buffalo Bills offensive assistant Doug Socha will be the program’s first football coach, according to ESPN West Palm. Socha spent one year with the Bills and was previously a high school coach in South Florida. The Keiser program will begin play in 2018.

New Orleans Saints: Former 49ers special teams coordinator Derius Swinton is expected to interview for the Saints special teams coordinator job, according to the New Orleans Advocate.

Defense: Here are the FBS most improved scoring defenses in 2016.

Western Michigan: Former Indiana offensive coordinator Kevin Johns has joined the WMU staff, according to several Indiana players. Johns worked at Indiana from 2011-16.

Elon (NC): A source tells CoachingSearch that Penn State defensive graduate assistant Ryan Smith has joined the Elon staff as cornerbacks coach. Smith spent two years at PSU and previously was a graduate assistant at UTSA.

Lamar (TX): Faulkner (AL) defensive coordinator Cam Clark has joined the Lamar staff as outside linebackers / safeties coach. Clark spent two years at Faulkner and previously worked at Auburn.

VMI: A source tells CoachingSearch that Penn State graduate assistant Tommy Galt will join the VMI staff as offensive line coach. Galt spent two years at Penn State.

Tennessee: Utah State running backs / assistant head coach Mike Canales has interviewed for the Tennessee offensive coordinator job, according to the Knoxville News-Sentinel. 

Arkansas: Defensive backs coach Paul Rhoads has been promoted to defensive coordinator. Rhoads has been on staff for one season after seven years as Iowa State head coach. He was previously the defensive coordinator at Auburn and Pitt.

Here are today’s News, Notes & Quotes.

Posted by: Chris Vannini on Monday January 16, 2017

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North Carolina: Texas A&M defensive backs coach Terry Joseph will join the UNC staff in the same role, according to ESPN’s Adam Rittenberg. Joseph spent three years at A&M and previously coached DB’s at Nebraska and Tennessee. 

Jacksonville Jaguars: Michigan running backs coach Tyrone Wheatley is the new running backs coach with the Jaguars. Wheatley was a finalist for the Western Michigan head coaching job and worked under Doug Marrone at Syracuse and with the Bills from 2010-14.

Albany: A source tells CoachingSearch that Albany defensive assistant Keith Dudzinski will be promoted to safeties coach / assistant head coach of defense. Dudzinski is entering his second season on staff and was previously Maryland’s defensive coordinator.

Washington Redskins: Outside linebackers coach Greg Manusky will interview for the defensive coordinator job, according to ESPN’s John Keim.

Eastern Washington: Offensive line coach / run game coordinator Aaron Best and defensive coordinator Jeff Schmedding will serve as co-interim head coaches, according to Fox Sports’ Bruce Feldman.

Cal: Eastern Washington head coach Beau Baldwin will be the new offensive coordinator at Cal. Baldwin went 83-32 in nine years at EWU, including six FCS playoff appearances. He went 12-2 this past season, and they finished third in FCS in scoring at 42.4 points per game. EWU quarterback Gage Gubrud led FCS with 5,160 passing yards. Baldwin was a candidate for the Nevada head coaching job, and becomes the second EWU coach to become a Pac-12 offensive coordinator this offseason, after EWU co-OC Troy Taylor was hired at Utah.

Chicago Bears: Dolphins assistant offensive line coach Jeremiah Washburn will join the Bears as offensive line coach, according to The Sporting News’ Alex Marvez. Washburn spent one year with the Dolphins and previously worked with the Lions.

Houston Texans: Offensive coordinator George Godsey will not return. Godsey had been with the Texans since 2014.

Offense: Here are the FBS most improved scoring offenses in 2016.

Tennessee: ESPN’s Chris Low reports Phillip Fulmer has emerged as a prime candidate for Tennessee’s athletic director job.

San Francisco 49ers: Seahawks co-director of player personnel Scott Fitterer interviewed for the 49ers general manager job today.

Washington Redskins: Former 49ers linebackers coach Jason Tarver will interview for the Redskins defensive coordinator job, according to the Washington Post.

Oakland Raiders: Midwest scout Trey Scott has been promoted to assistant director of player personnel. Scott has been with the Raiders for five years.

UConn: Albany wide receivers coach Aaron Smith has joined the UConn staff as wide receivers coach / recruiting coordinator, and former Minnesota head strength coach Eric Klein has joined UConn as head strength coach. Smith spent four years at Albany, and Klein spent six years at Minnesota.

Gus Bradley: NFL Network’s Mike Silver reports Chargers head coach Anthony Lynn is pressing Bradley for a decision on the Chargers defensive coordinator job, but Bradley is waiting to see if Tom Cable gets the 49ers head coaching job.

Colorado State-Pueblo: Rhode Island linebackers coach Mark Criner will join the CSU-Pueblo staff as co-defensive coordinator, according to the Pueblo Chieftan. Criner spent one year at Rhode Island and has previously coached at Lamar, Eastern Michigan, Idaho and Minnesota.

Jacksonville Jaguars: Chip Kelly is interviewing for the Jaguars offensive coordinator job today, according to 1010XL and NFL Network.

Minnesota Vikings: Kevin Stefanski is expected to remain on staff and move to a different role, according to ESPN’s Adam Caplan. Stefanski has been with the Vikings for 11 years.

Tennessee Titans: Temple wide receivers coach / passing game coordinator Frisman Jackson has joined the Titans as wide receivers coach, and former Chargers special teams coordinator Craig Aukerman has joined the Titans as assistant special teams coach. Jackson had been retained at Temple by Geoff Collins. He played under Titans offensive coordinator Terry Robiskie with the Browns, and he worked with Glenn Thomas at Temple — Thomas worked with Mike Mularkey and Robiskie with the Falcons. 

Denver Broncos: Former Jaguars offensive line coach John Benton has joined the Broncos as assistant offensive line coach. Benton spent one year with the Jaguars an previously coached with the Dolphins, Texans and Rams.

Cleveland Browns: Former Southeastern Louisiana defensive coordinator Blake Williams will join the Browns as linebackers coach, and former Southeastern Louisiana special teams coordinator Jerod Kruse will join the Browns as assistant defensive backs coach, according to the Cleveland Plain Dealer. Williams is the son of new Browns defensive coordinator Gregg Williams.

Arizona State: Oklahoma State offensive analyst Josh Henson is expected to join the Arizona State staff as offensive line coach, according to The Arizona Republic. Henson spent one year at OK State and was Missouri’s offensive line coach from 2009-15.

Washington State: Former Minnesota defensive line coach Jeff Phelps is a strong candidate for the Washington State defensive line job, according to Fox Sports’ Bruce Feldman.

San Francisco 49ers: Seahawks co-director of player personnel Trent Kirchner will interview for the 49ers general manager job today, according to multiple reports.

Alabama: Offensive analyst Mike Locksley has been promoted to a full-time offensive assistant. Locksley has spent one year at Alabama and was previously Maryland’s offensive coordinator. The spot opened when Mario Cristobal left for Oregon. In addition, athletic director Bill Battle will move to the role of special assistant to the president, as Greg Byrne takes over as athletic director on March 1.

San Francisco 49ers: Patriots offensive coordinator Josh McDaniels is stepping away from the 49ers head coaching search to focus on the playoffs, according to multiple reports. This likely makes Falcons offensive coordinator Kyle Shanahan and Seahawks offensive line coach Tom Cable the remaining finalists for the job. Adam Schefter reports the 49ers are "honing in" on Shanahan.

Washington Redskins: Former Buffalo Bills assistant Rob Ryan will interview for the Redskins defensive coordinator job, according to The MMQB’s Albert Breer.

Tennessee: North Carolina defensive backs coach Charlton Warren has joined the Tennessee staff in the same role, and previous UT defensive backs coach Willie Martinez will not return. Warren spent two years at UNC and previously coached at Nebraska and Air Force. 

Central Arkansas: Head coach Steve Campbell has received a new four-year contract worth $200,587 annually, according to the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette. Campbell is 23-13 in three seasons.

Minnesota Vikings: Former UCLA offensive coordinator Kennedy Polamalu will join the Vikings staff as running backs coach, according to The Sporting News’ Alex Marvez. Polamalu spent three years at UCLA. He previously coached running backs in the NFL from 2004-09 with the Browns and Jaguars. 

Penn State: Princeton assistant director of football operations Andrew Goodman has joined the Penn State staff as assistant recruiting coordinator. Goodman spent two years at Princeton.

Chattanooga: Former Minnesota assistant strength coach Chad Pearson has joined the Chattanooga staff as head strength coach. Pearson spent six years at Minnesota.

UC Davis: Cornerbacks coach Wes Nurse has been retained by Dan Hawkins and moved to the role of director of football operations. Nurse has been at UC Davis in his current stint since 2015.

Western Michigan: Tim Lester will earn $800,000 annually, according to MLive.com. That’s the same salary P.J. Fleck made and is the highest in the MAC. Bonuses can take it up to $1.1 million.

Eastern Illinois: Former Oklahoma State player and student assistant Victor Irokansi has joined the Eastern Illinois staff as a defensive graduate assistant. 

San Diego State: New athletic director John David Wicker will earn $340,000 annually, according to the San Diego Union-Tribune. That’s $75,000 more than the previous AD.

UCLA: Offensive line coach Adrian Klemm will not return, according to Scout.com. Klemm was suspended in 2015 for recruiting violations and was given a two-year show-cause penalty in September. He was the highest-paid public school assistant in the Pac-12 last year.

Here are today’s News, Notes & Quotes.

Posted by: Chris Vannini on Sunday January 15, 2017

Alabama: AL.com reports athletic director Bill Battle will step aside this week, and the Arizona Daily Star reports Arizona AD Greg Byrne will be named Alabama AD. Battle's contract ends in March. Byrne has been at Arizona since 2010.

Elon (NC): A source tells CoachingSearch that Ohio Dominican running backs coach / special teams coordinator Matt Merritt will join the Elon staff as running backs coach / special teams coordinator. Merritt spent one year at Ohio Dominican and was previously an intern / graduate assistant at Ohio State from 2013-15.

East Carolina: Northern Iowa defensive backs coach / assistant head coach for defense Brandon Lynch has joined the ECU staff in the same role. Lynch spent fur years at UNI. Keep track of open FBS assistant jobs here.

Western Michigan: A source tells CoachingSearch that Purdue assistant strength coach Grant Geib has accepted the head strength job at Western Michigan. Geib had been at Purdue since 2012 and worked with Tim Lester there.

Temple: Kansas video assistant Kyle Lane has joined the Temple staff as video coordinator. Lane spent one season at Kansas. Here is the full-time Temple staff.

UConn: Former Cincinnati offensive line coach J.B. Grimes will join the UConn staff, according to AL.com. Grimes was Auburn’s offensive line coach from 2013-15, where he worked with Rhett Lashlee. Keep track of new FBS staffs here.

TCU: Former Cal head coach Sonny Dykes will join the TCU staff in an undetermined role, according to 247Sports’ TCU site and ESPN. A full-time staff spot opened when Doug Meacham left for Kansas, but Arizona State offensive line coach Chris Thomsen is also joining the TCU staff. 

Memphis: Running backs / assistant head coach Darrell Dickey has been promoted to offensive coordinator, quarterbacks graduate assistant Kenny Dillingham has been promoted to quarterbacks / tight ends coach, and offensive line coach Ryan Silverfield has added the title of run game coordinator. Dickey was Memphis’ co-offensive coordinator from 2014-15 under Justin Fuente and was retained by Mike Norvell. Dillingham has been at Memphis for one year and previously worked with Norvell at Arizona State.  

NC State: Rutgers assistant defensive backs coach Aaron Henry will join the NC State staff, according to NJ.com. Henry spent one year at Rutgers and was previously a graduate assistant at Arkansas. 

Central Michigan: A source tells CoachingSearch that Northern Michigan wide receivers coach Marcus Knight has joined the Central Michigan staff as wide receivers coach. Knight spent five years at NMU and previously coached at Valpo. 

Indianapolis Colts: Jay Glazer reports Colts owner Jim Irsay made a strong push to hire Peyton Manning to lead football operations, but it’s very unlikely to happen.

Cal: Justin Wilcox will not retain any of the full-time assistants, according to Scout.com.

Buffalo Bills: Chiefs co-offensive coordinator Brad Childress and former Jaguars offensive coordinator Greg Olson are candidates for the Bills offensive coordinator job, according to NFL Network’s Ian Rapoport. 

Jacksonville Jaguars: Adam Schefter reports the Jaguars interviewed Chip Kelly for their head coaching job, before hiring Doug Marrone. 

San Francisco 49ers: Seahawks offensive line coach Tom Cable will interview for the 49ers head coaching job today, according to NFL Network’s Ian Rapoport. Falcons offensive coordinator Kyle Shanahan and Patriots offensive Josh McDaniels are also strong candidates, but their teams won on Saturday. However, as the only remaining opening, the 49ers can wait. 

Cal: Former Oregon offensive line coach Steve Greatwood will join the Cal staff in the same role, according to CSN Bay Area. In addition, CoachingSearch is told that Cal head strength coach Damon Harrington will not be retained. Greatwood spent 30 years on the Oregon staff. 

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Jacksonville Jaguars: The Sporting News’ Alex Marvez reports Michigan running backs coach Tyrone Wheatley will join the Jaguars staff, but Scout.com's Sam Webb reports it's premature, and all options are being considered. Wheatley was a finalist for the Western Michigan head coaching job and worked under Doug Marrone at Syracuse and with the Bills from 2010-14.

Los Angeles Chargers: Former Bills offensive assistant Pat Meyer will follow Anthony Lynn to LA as offensive line coach, according to Alex Marvez. Meyer spent two years with the Bills.

Minnesota: MLive.com reports Western Michigan head strength coach Dan Nichol has resigned, meaning he’s expected to join the Minnesota staff.

Georgia Southern: Tight ends coach / special teams coordinator Chad Lunsford has added the title of assistant head coach.

Lafayette (PA): Florida graduate assistant Christian Pace has joined the Lafayette staff as running backs coach. Pace worked at UF with new Lafayette head coach John Garrett.

Buffalo Bills: Former Rams defensive line coach Mike Waufle will join the Bills staff as defensive line coach. Waufle spent five years with the Rams and has coached in the NFL since 1998.

Louisville: With the addition of Mike Summers, co-offensive coordinator / offensive line coach Chris Klenakis will move to tight ends. In addition, Inside linebackers coach / special teams coordinator Tony Grantham is no longer with the program. Keep track of open FBS assistant jobs here.

Washington Redskins: CBS Sports reports quarterbacks coach Matt Cavanaugh is expected to be promoted to offensive coordinator, with head coach Jay Gruden calling plays.

Boise State: Azusa Pacific (CA) linebackers coach Spencer Danielson has joined the Boise State staff as a defensive assistant. Danielson spent four years at Azusa Pacific.

Minnesota: Western Michigan offensive graduate assistant Greg Harbaugh has joined the Minnesota staff as an offensive quality control coach. Harbaugh spent two years at WMU.

Jacksonville Jaguars: Former 49ers offensive line coach Pat Flaherty has joined the Jags in the same role. Flaherty spent one year with the 49ers and worked under Tom Coughlin with the Giants from 2004-15.

TCU: Arizona State offensive line coach Chris Thomsen will join the TCU staff, per multiple reports. Thomsen is a former TCU player.

Louisville: Florida offensive line coach Mike Summers will be the new offensive line coach at Louisville, according to ESPN’s Brett McMurphy. Summers has been at Florida since 2014, and he was previously Louisville’s offensive line coach under Bobby Petrino from 2003-06. 

Western Michigan: Tim Lester will make “as much as $1.1 million annually,” according to the Lansing State Journal. P.J. Fleck’s $800,000 salary at WMU was already the highest in the MAC, not including bonuses. Lester’s assistant salary pool will also be $1.1 million. Here’s what Lester said at his introduction. 

Clemson: Dabo Swinney says defensive tackles coach Dan Brooks is retiring. Brooks has been at Clemson since 2009 and previously worked at Tennessee for 15 years. He was named the 2016 AFCA assistant coach of the year. 

Delaware: Buffalo running backs coach / special teams coordinator Matt Simon has been named offensive coordinator at Delaware. Simon spent six years at Buffalo.

Los Angeles Rams: Former Saints defensive line coach Bill Johnson will join the Rams in the same role, according to The Sporting News’ Alex Marvez. Johnson was with the Saints from 2009-16. In addition, former Redskins defensive coordinator Joe Barry will join the Rams as linebackers coach, according to NFL Network’s Ian Rapoport. Barry spent the last two years with the Redskins.

Lehigh (PA): Wide receivers coach Scott Brisson will be promoted to offensive coordinator. Brisson has spent the past three years at Lehigh.

Georgetown: Safeties coach / special teams coordinator Kevin Doherty has been promoted to defensive coordinator. Dohety has been on staff for five years. 

Oakland Raiders: The Raiders have decided to file paperwork to move to Las Vegas, according to NFL Network.

Indianapolis Colts: Adam Schefter reports owner Jim Irsay did pursue Jon Gruden, but Gruden will stay in TV.

Old Dominion: The Virginian-Pilot reports head coach Bobby Wilder’s new 5-year contract remains unsigned. The deal would increase Wilder’s salary from $554,900 to about $660,000, but Wilder wants more security for his assistants. 

UConn: New defensive coordinator Billy Crocker will earn $300,000 annually on a 3-year deal, according to the school. Crocker previously coached at Villanova for 12 years.

Houston Texans: Bill O’Brien tells the Houston Chronicle that he isn’t leaving and will continue to coach the Texans, amid reports of friction with the organization.

Cleveland Browns: Winnipeg Blue Bombers offensive line coach Bob Wylie will join the Browns as offensive line coach, according to The Sporting News’ Alex Marvez. Wyle has spent the past three years in the CFL and has been coaching since 1980.

Denver Broncos: Running backs coach Eric Studesville will be retained, according to The Denver Post.