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.