Posted by: Chris Vannini on Monday March 02, 2015
Idaho State: Former UNLV tight ends coach Rob Phenicie has joined the Idaho State staff as wide receivers coach, and David Fiefia’s title at ISU is running backs / tight ends coach.
Alabama: Colorado State offensive graduate assistant Rob Ezell has joined the Alabama staff in a support role, according to AL.com.
Arizona State: The school has announced that defensive ends coach / senior associate head coach Paul Randolph will move into an administrative role as associate athletics director of championship life. Former Green Bay Packers special teams coordinator Shawn Slocum has been hired as outside linebackers coach / special teams coordinator / associate head coach. The change means ASU is no longer among schools returning their entire staff next season.
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South Florida: Senior associate athletic director for sport administration Dick Tomey will earn $3,192.85 on a bi-weekly basis for a 10-month stint, according to the Tampa Bay Times.
Morehead State: Eastern Michigan defensive graduate assistant John Perin has joined the Morehead State staff as defensive backs coach / special teams coordinator.
Oregon State: Inside linebackers coach Ilaisa Tuiaki has added special teams coordinator duties.
Idaho State: Utah State graduate assistant David Fiefia has joined the Idaho State staff.
Minnesota: Former Minnesota quarterback Adam Weber has joined the staff as an offensive graduate assistant, and former Pittsburg State defensive line coach Terry Szucs has joined the staff as a defensive quality control assistant.
Notre Dame: Brian Kelly explains why running backs coach Autry Denson won the job in the interview.
Northern Illinois: Ross Watson’s role at NIU is linebackers coach, Rod Carey said Monday. Watson joined the staff in January as a defensive assistant.
Youngstown State: Per source, former FAU head coach Carl Pelini is in Youngstown and in talks with his brother, Bo, about joining the YSU staff as defensive line coach.
North Greenville (SC): Appalachian State tight ends graduate assistant Nic Cardwell will join the North Greenville staff as offensive line coach, according to Sports Illustrated’s Thayer Evans.
Youngstown State: Bo Pelini’s staff at Youngstown State is nearly complete. Retained coaches include Shane Montgomery (offensive coordinator / quarterbacks), Ron Stoops Jr. (defensive coordinator) and Carmen Bricillo (offensive line coach). New hires include Ron Brown (running backs / associate head coach), Brian Crist (wide receivers), Kyle Brey (tight ends), T.J. Hollowell (linebackers), Richard McNutt (defensive backs) and Tim Marlowe (assistant defensive backs). There is still one open position.
Nicholls State: Per source, defensive line coach Anthony Camp will add special teams coordinator duties.
Mississippi State: Recruiting assistant Brian Squeglia has been promoted to football recruiting specialist, according to his Twitter account.
Notre Dame: Brian Kelly says it hasn't yet been determined who will call offensive plays. Notre Dame will also add three analysts to the staff. Here’s a look at the finalized Notre Dame staff for 2015.
Miami Dolphins: Head analyst Dennis Lock has been promoted to director of analytics.
West Virginia: Former Youngstown State tight ends coach Dan Gerberry will join the West Virginia staff as a tight ends graduate assistant, according to WFMJ’s Dana Balash.
Notre Dame: Notre Dame has officially announced several staff additions, including Boise State offensive coordinator / quarterbacks coach Mike Sanford for the same role, Vanderbilt cornerbacks coach Todd Lyght as defensive backs coach, South Florida running backs coach Autry Denson as running backs coach, North Carolina defensive line coach Keith Gilmore as defensive line coach, former Notre Dame player Maurice Crum Jr. as a defensive graduate assistant, former Notre Dame quarterbacks coach Ron Powlus as director of player development and former Wisconsin player Donovan Raiola as an offensive graduate assistant. In addition, offensive coordinator Mike Denbrock will move to wide receivers / associate head coach, defensive line coach Mike Elston will move to linebackers coach / recruiting coordinator, and inside linebackers coach Bob Elliott will move to special assistant to the head coach in an off-field role.
Temple: Temple has officially announced the addition of former NC State wide receivers coach Frisman Jackson for the same role and former Falcons quarterbacks coach Glenn Thomas for the same role. In addition, former wide receivers coach Adam DiMichele has been reassigned to director of player development.