Posted by: Chris Vannini on Tuesday June 30, 2015
Appalachian State: Per source, South Florida tight ends coach / special teams coordinator Stu Holt is no longer on the USF staff. Sports Illustrated's Thayer Evans reports Holt is expected to join the Appalachian State staff. Holt had been on the USF staff since 2013. Keep track of open FBS assistant jobs here.
Houston: Defensive coordinator / linebackers coach Todd Orlando has a base salary of $501,000 on a two-year deal, according to the Houston Chronicle. That is believed to make Orlando the highest-paid Group of Five assistant coach. Former Houston defensive coordinator David Gibbs was the highest-paid in 2014 at $400,000.
Running backs: Here are the nation’s highest-paid running backs coaches.
Penn State: Newly-hired consultant Jim Haslett tells the Washington Post he was planning to take this year off from coaching, before James Franklin called. Haslett’s duties at PSU will include sitting in on staff meetings, watching film and going to practice. He will miss a few Penn State games in order to watch all of his son’s games at Indiana (PA). You can read more here.
NCAA: President Mark Emmert made more than $1.8 million in 2013, according to USA Today. His base salary of $1.3 million was a raise of about $100,000 from 2012. Chief operating officer Jim Isch (who retired this year) made nearly $1.1 million in 2013, and executive vice president Donald Remy made more than $775,000.
New Mexico State: Director of football operations Kevin Tibolt is leaving to pursue an advanced degree. Tibolt has been at NMSU since 2011, beginning as an assistant to the special teams coach. He also served as a football operations intern at New Hampshire in 2010.
Maryland: Head coach Randy Edsall has signed a three-year contract extension through 2019. Salary terms were not disclosed, but he earned just more than $2 million in 2014. The 56-year-old Edsall is 20-30 in four years at Maryland, but they’ve gone 7-5 in the past two regular seasons, with two bowl appearances. The Terps went 4-4 and finished third in the Big Ten East in 2014.
ACC: Breaking down the ACC running backs coaches by salary, tenure and more.
Akron: The Akron Beacon Journal has a powerful story on defensive line coach Todd Stroud, who continues to battle through disease and coach for the Zips.