Posted by: Pete Roussel on Sunday December 08, 2013
According to the L.A. Daily News, defensive grad assistant Ross Cumming will coach the defensive line in the bowl game.
According to Wyoming beat writer Robert Gagliardi, Craig Bohl has signed a 5-year deal that guarantees $750,000 annually, plus incentives.
The Idaho Statesman reports that Boise State linebackers coach Bob Gregory has interviewed for the head coaching job. Meanwhile, Dirk Koetter is on Falcons' team charter heading back to Atlanta, so Koetter is not interviewing. At least, he's not interviewing tonight.
CBS' Jason La Canfora reports the Redskins will pursue Baylor head coach Art Briles, if and when Mike Shanahan is let go.
Special teams coordinator Joe Rossi will serve as the defensive coordinator for the bowl game, while grad assistant Darnell Stapleton will coach the offensive line. Ron Prince will coach the quarterbacks.
As expected, Dave Clawson is interviewing with Wake Forest today, according to Sports Illustrated writer Pete Thamel.
As CoachingSearch.com reported last night, CBS Sports' Jeremy Fowler now reports that UConn has requested to interview Michigan State defensive coordinator Pat Narduzzi. Mark Dantonio has confirmed that UConn has reached out to Narduzzi.
Adam Schefter reports the Texans are expected to interview San Diego Chargers offensive coordinator Ken Whisenhunt at first chance. CBS Sports reports the Texans are still interested in Kevin Sumlin, who hasn't yet signed his new contract at Texas A&M, as the details get hammered out. CBS Sports also reports the Texans are expected to interview Lovie Smith.
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Rutgers: According to Tom Luicci of the Star-Ledger, head coach Kyle Flood has dismissed defensive coordinator Dave Cohen, quarterbacks coach Rob Spence, and offensive line coach Damian Wroblewski. Read the entire Star-Ledger story, right here.
UConn: CoachingSearch.com has learned that Bowling Green head coach Dave Clawson is not in play at UConn.
FAU: Keep an eye on Ohio State running backs coach Stan Drayton.
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Miami (OH): A source tells me that Illinois State offensive coordinator / offensive line coach George Barnett, Illinois State quarterbacks coach Eric Koehler, and Notre Dame offensive grad assistant Pat Welsh will join Chuck Martin's staff at Miami (OH). Welsh assisted with the quarterbacks at Notre Dame this season.
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Wyoming: Craig Bohl will fly to Wyoming today and return to North Dakota State tomorrow morning. Bohl said there was 'very limited contact at all' with Wyoming during the week. Here's what Bohl said this morning.
Jon Gruden: Mort reports that Gruden will remain with MNF and not return to coaching in 2014.
Washington Redskins: There is clearly friction between Mike Shanahan and owner Dan Snyder. According to this ESPN report, Shanahan was ready to leave the organization in 2012 over Dan Snyder's relationship with RG3. Shanahan has one more year left on his contract.
Michigan State: Before the Big Ten Championship Game, athletic director Mark Hollis told the Detroit Free Press that Mark Dantonio and his assistants will receive raises, though he didn't give specifics.
FAU: A source tells me that FAU could name a new head coach as early as Monday. The name I continue to hear AD Pat Chun is very high on is Ohio State co-defensive coordinator / safeties coach / assistant head coach Everett Withers.
Kansas: Charlie Weis has officially announced the hiring of Rice offensive coordinator John Reagan to the same position. Interestingly, Weis also announced the linebackers coach Clint Bowen add the title of defensive coordinator. Dave Campo will now serve as the assistant head coach in charge of overseeing the defense.
Wyoming: This afternoon, I tweeted, "It wouldn't surprise me if Craig Bohl emerges as the guy at Wyoming. Presser tomorrow." Now, according to CBS Sports' Bruce Feldman, Wyoming will indeed name Bohl as its head coach.
Texas: ESPN's Joe Schad tweets, "If Mack Brown chooses to retire, I wouldn't say this new deal totally eliminates Texas for Fisher."
Florida State: According to the Palm Beach Post, FSU and Jimbo Fisher have reached a new deal that will make Fisher one of the top 10 highest paid coaches in the country. Here's the story. Joe Schad reports the deal is 5-years worth $21 million.
Texas: Following the loss to Baylor, when asked if he wants to come back next season, Mack Brown declined to answer.
Washington: The Idaho Statesman reports that Boise State running backs coach / recruiting coordinator Keith Bhonopha will join the Washington staff.
Grambling State: Head coach Broderick Fobbs will earn $195,000 annually, according to the AP.
UCONN: A source tells me that UConn AD Warde Manuel is indeed likely to interview Michigan State defensive coordinator Pat Narduzzi.
Tulane: Tulane has signed head coach Curtis Johnson to a contract extension through 2020. The Times-Picayune reports that Johnson will earn over $1 million annually. He had been earning $800,000 annually.
Wyoming: Wyoming will hold a presser tomorrow night. The job is not going to Brock Spack or Jeff Tedford. Oakland Raiders wide receivers coach Ted Gilmore tells WyoSports.net it's not him.
New Mexico: CoachingSearch.com has confirmed New Mexico defensive coordinator / defensive backs coach Jeff Mills will not return.
Wake Forest: CBS Sports' Jeremy Fowler reports that Wake Forest will interview Bowling Green head coach Dave Clawson in the next few days.
UCONN: UCONN AD Warde Manuel says he'll begin face-to-face interviews tomorrow.
Wyoming: CBS Sports' Bruce Feldman reports that Illinois State head coach Brock Spack is interviewing today with Wyoming.
Boise State: A source tells me that Boise State is targeting Arkansas State head coach Bryan Harsin. Broncos' AD Mark Coyle would like to interview Harsin.
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Mississippi Valley State: According to WAGB ABC 6 in Mississippi, head coach Karl Morgan has been dismissed.
FAU: The Sun Sentinel suggests to keep an eye on Ohio State co-defensive coordinator / safeties coach Everett Withers, who previously served as the interim head coach at UNC.
University at Albany (NY): A source tells CoachingSearch.com that Maryland defensive line coach Greg Gattuso will be named head coach at Albany.