Posted by: Chris Vannini on Friday October 31, 2014

Alabama State: Head coach Reggie Barlow has received a new contract through the 2017 season. According to the Montgomery Advertiser, it includes a $32,000 raise to $172,420 annually. Barlow has been head coach since 2007.

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Kentucky: The school has announced a one-year contract extension for Mark Stoops through the 2019 season. Stoops previously received a one-year extension in May. According to the Louisville Courier-Journal, Stoops receives a prorated raise for the remainder of this season. Stoops will make a guaranteed $3.25 million in 2015, with raises of $250,000 each year, up to $4.25 million in 2019, along with new bonuses. He was previously set to earn $2.65 million in 2018, which was the final year of his contract. If Stoops is dismissed before Dec. 1, 2017, without cause, he would be owed the entirety of his contact. If it’s between Dec. 1, 2017 and Nov. 30, 2018, he would be owed 80 percent, and if it’s after Nov. 30, 2018, he’ll receive 60 percent. There is no buyout on Stoops’ end if he leaves. Stoops told reporters Friday there are also deals in the works for his assistant coaches.

Michigan: The school has announced that athletic director Dave Brandon has resigned. As part of his contract, Brandon will be paid $3 million over the next four years. Expect Michigan to consider UConn's Warde Manuel, Boston College's Brad Bates and Arkansas' Jeff Long as full-time replacements. All three have previous ties to the school. Former U-M player and current vice chairman of Steelcase (furniture company) James Hackett will serve as interim athletic director and will evaluate the football program. Here's what you need to know about what's next for Michigan football.

Posted by: Chris Vannini on Thursday October 30, 2014

NCAA: Former Alabama, Kentucky and Georgia State head coach Bill Curry has been appointed to the Division I Committee on Infractions.

New Mexico State: According to the Alburquerque Journal, there are nine candidates remaining for the NMSU athletic director position, including Miami (FL) deputy athletics director Anthony Hernandez and Washington State associate athletic director / development Christopher Walker. For the full list of candidates, check out the Journal’s story.

Posted by: Chris Vannini on Wednesday October 29, 2014

Florida A&M: According to the Tallahassee Democrat, all eight assistant coaches have received 60-day non-renewal notices, including interim head coach Corey Fuller.

Posted by: Chris Vannini on Tuesday October 28, 2014

Northern Colorado: Running backs coach Terrance Robinson is no longer with the team as of Sunday, Oct. 26, according to the school.

SMU: June Jones tells Fox Sports’ Bruce Feldman he plans to do “one more turn-around” somewhere and coach for five-to-seven more years. Jones resigned as head coach at SMU earlier this season.

Florida A&M: The school has announced that head coach Earl Holmes has been dismissed, and defensive backs coach Corey Fuller will serve as interim head coach. The news was first reported by the Tallahassee Democrat. When Holmes was hired in 2013, the other two finalists were John Eason and John Hendrick. Eason is Georgia’s director of player development, while Hendrick is now the special teams coordinator at Arkansas-Pine Bluff. FAMU has a new athletic director this time around in Kellen Winslow, and don’t be surprised if Winslow targets a very recognized name.