Posted by: Chris Vannini on Tuesday September 20, 2016
Florida: The Clarion-Ledger reports Mississippi State athletic director Scott Stricklin has been offered the Florida AD job for a second time. The paper reports Stricklin turned down an offer earlier this month, but Florida returned with a better offer, which includes more than $1 million annually. He currently earns $500,000 at Mississippi State. ESPN's Brett McMurphy reports Stricklin hasn't been offered the job.
Notre Dame: Brian Kelly says he will be in defensive meetings more moving forward but won’t be on the defensive headset during games.
Kansas State: Regarding a report that K-State athletic director John Currie is in Gainesville today, Currie has tweeted that he’s in Dallas at the Division I AD meetings.
Nicholls (LA): The four finalists for the Nicholls athletic director job are Eastern Kentucky deputy AD K. Matthew Roan, Queens College (NY) AD China Jude, Washington State associate AD Christopher Walker and Southern Miss senior associate AD Kent Hegenauer.
Cleveland Browns: CBS Sports’ Jason La Canfora reports the several scouts whom the Browns dismissed weeks before the draft preferred Carson Wentz to Jared Goff. The Brown traded their No. 2 overall pick for several other picks.
Here are today’s News, Notes & Quotes.
Monday September 19, 2016
Seattle Seahawks: Pete Carroll has been fined $200,000 and the Seahawks have been fined $400,000 for violating offseason workout rules. The Seahawks also lost their 2017 fifth-round pick and the first week of 2017 OTAs.
Texas: Charlie Strong says he will get more involved with the defense, and when asked if staff changes are coming, Strong said there are two weeks to look at it. The Longhorns are off this week. Read more here.
Oakland Raiders: Jack Del Rio says there “may have been a point” where he took over defensive play-calling in Sunday’s 35-28 loss to the Falcons.
Week 3: Here are the Assistant Coaches of the Week.
Sunday September 18, 2016
Buffalo Bills: Former offensive coordinator Greg Roman was set to make about $2.5 million this year and will be paid for the next two years after his dismissal, according to ESPN’s Adam Schefter.
The Inside Zone: 16 takeaways from Week 3.