Posted by: Chris Vannini on Thursday May 26, 2016

Oregon State: New staffer Chuckie Keeton tells The Bald Faced Truth that his undefined role will focus on the recruiting side, rather than football. Keeton played for Gary Andersen at Utah State, and his playing career ended last season. 

Baylor: The school says it has been contacted by the NCAA and will cooperate with any further steps regarding its sexual assault scandal.

Limestone College (SC): Former Colorado State-Pueblo wide receivers coach Roy Roundtree has been named wide receivers coach at Limestone College. The former Michigan wide receiver spent one season at CSU-Pueblo, last year.

Baylor: Head coach Art Briles has been "suspended with intent to terminate," the school has announced. 1660 ESPN first reported Briles' dismissal. Pat Forde reports defensive coordinator Phil Bennett is expected to be named interim head coach, but the Waco Tribune-Herald reports a decision has yet to be made. Briles reportedly told players the rest of the staff will remain intact. In addition, AD Ian McCaw has been "sanctioned and placed on probation," and president Ken Starr will transition to the role of chancellor. Additional athletics officials and administrators have been dismissed, but will not be named publicly. Read more here.

Central Methodist (MO): Former Missouri running backs coach Brian Jones has joined the Central Methodist staff in the same role. Jones spent the past 24 seasons under Gary Pinkel at Missouri and Toledo.

Norwich University (VT): York Central High School (NY) head coach Mike Kemp has joined the Norwich staff as quarterbacks coach. Kemp spent one year at York Central and has coached in the high school ranks since 2011. He was the head coach at Utica College from 1999-2007.

Oregon State: Former Utah State QB Chuckie Keeton and Utah State graduate assistant Funaki Asisi will join the Oregon State staff in undetermined roles, according to The Oregonian. Both played for Gary Andersen at USU. Keeton’s playing career finished last year, and Asisi spent the last two years as a USU GA.

Here are today’s News, Notes & Quotes.

Posted by: Chris Vannini on Wednesday May 25, 2016

Syracuse: Head coach Dino Babers is part of the six-person search committee to find a new athletic director. The other members are chancellor Kent Syverud, faculty athletics representative Richard Burton, deputy AD Kimberly Keenan-Kirkpatrick, board of trustees athletics committee chair Robert Miron and women’s basketball player Brittney Sykes. The goal is to have a new AD by the start of the 2016-17 academic year. No decision has been made yet on possibly using a search firm.

Cleveland Browns: St. Ignatius High School (OH) head coach Chuck Kyle has been named youth football advisor for the Browns. Kyle will remain the head coach at St. Ignatius, but will expand his involvement with the Browns’ youth and high school football initiatives in the community. He’s been at St. Ignatius since 1983.

Same conference: More than 40 coaches changed jobs within the same FBS conference this offseason. Here is the full list.

Tennessee: Arizona Western offensive line coach Jon Shalala has joined the Tennessee staff as a defensive graduate assistant working with safeties. Shalala spent one season at Arizona Western and was previously the offensive line coach for the Iowa Barnstormers. 

Fort Valley State: The school has announced three finalists for its head coaching job: former Point University head coach Kevin Porter, former NFL assistant and current NCAA staffer Charlie Jackson and former Kentucky State head coach Joshua Dean. They will take part in open interview sessions and a Q&A on May 31.

Big Ten: Associate commissioner Scott Chipman has been promoted to associate commissioner of football operations. Chipman has been the Big Ten’s top communications official for the last 12 years.

Miami (FL): Mark Richt told boosters he will donate $1 million of his own money to help fund Miami’s indoor practice facility, according to the Palm Beach Post. Richt has said an indoor facility is his No. 1 priority for the program. 

Washington: UW paid $105,000 for Parker Executive Search’s assistance on its AD search, which resulted in the promotion of Jennifer Cohen. 

Here are today’s News, Notes & Quotes.

Posted by: Chris Vannini on Tuesday May 24, 2016

Central Washington: Per source, Central Washington defensive backs coach / special teams coordinator Benny Boyd has been selected to participate in the Bill Walsh Minority Fellowship with the Oakland Raiders. Boyd participated in the fellowship with the Steelers in 2010.

Washington: Interim AD Jennifer Cohen has been promoted to the permanent AD role. Cohen had been in the interim role since January and has worked at UW for 18 years. She was previously a senior associate AD. Here's an updated list of FBS athletic director changes.

Tennessee: Associate director of football operations Keith Pantling has accepted the athletic director job at La Salle High School in Cincinnati. Pantling had been at UT since 2014 and worked at Cincinnati from 2010-12.

FCS: Nearly 40 FCS assistants were hired in FBS this offseason. Here is the full list.

Baylor: HornsDigest.com reports the Baylor board of regents have dismissed school president Ken Starr, due to the ongoing scandal over the school’s handing of arrests and sexual assaults by football players. Reporter Chip Brown adds that senior vice president of operations / COO Reagan Ramsower is the leading candidate to take over on an interim basis. In addition, Brown reports other people at the school would be let go before it came to Art Briles, whom Brown says is safer than AD Ian McCaw.

Tampa Bay Buccaneers: Per source, North Carolina defensive quality control assistant Tony Gilbert has been selected to participate in the Bill Walsh Minority Fellowship with the Bucs. Gilbert has been at UNC since last May and played in the NFL for seven years.

Here are today’s News, Notes & Quotes.

Posted by: Chris Vannini on Monday May 23, 2016

Two moves: Nearly 20 FBS coaches made two moves this offseason. Here is the full list.

Grossmont College (CA): Former San Jose State outside linebackers coach Joe Staab has joined the Grossmont staff. Staab spent the past three seasons at SJSU and previously coached at the University of San Diego.

North Texas: Athletic director Rick Villarreal will step down on June 20, according to the Denton Record-Chronicle. Villarreal has spent nearly 15 years at the school and still had two years remaining on his contract. He will receive a buyout. Here is an updated list of FBS athletic director changes.

Kansas State: Associate athletic director Clint Dowdle has left the school and accepted a job at CAA, according to Sports Illustrated. The 33-year-old Dowdle oversaw the football program and spent three years at K-State.

Central Michigan: Per source, former Syracuse graduate assistant Jesse Johnson has joined the Central Michigan staff as on-campus recruiting coordinator. Johnson spent one season at Syracuse and was previously a GA at CMU from 2013-14.

Stanford: Colorado defensive graduate assistant Tyrone McKenzie has accepted a position at Stanford, according to the Daily Camera. McKenzie spent one season on the CU staff, where he worked with outside linebackers.

Here are today’s News, Notes & Quotes.

Posted by: Chris Vannini on Sunday May 22, 2016

Auburn: More than 15 Auburn staffers under Gus Malzahn have become full-time coaches over the past three years. Here is the full list.

Baltimore Ravens: Colorado offensive graduate assistant Patrick Williams has accepted a position with the Ravens, according to the Daily Camera. Williams had been on the CU staff since 2013 and spent two years as GA. He spent two weeks with the Ravens last summer as part of the Nunn-Wooten Scouting Fellowship.

Stanford: What does it take to be a coach? Here’s David Shaw’s advice.

Bridgewater State (MA): Head coach Charles Denune has been placed on paid administrative leave following his arrest.

Florida State: Jimbo Fisher tells the Palm Beach Post that he’s had “decently serious” contact from NFL teams in the past few years, but turned down the interest after thinking about it for a half-hour. “I love college and I had opportunities to go to pro football as an assistant coach and as a coordinator and I’ve had inquiries as a head coach. It’s got to be the right organization at the right time and the right situation if you’re ever interested. We have a great situation where I’m at. It’s not something that drives me.”

Oregon State: Assistant director of football operations Zak Bigelow has been named head coach at Fossil Ridge High School (CO). Bigelow spent last year at Oregon State and has also worked at Northern Colorado and Tulsa.

Open jobs: Keep track of open FBS assistant jobs here.