Posted by: Chris Vannini on Thursday May 26, 2016
Oregon State: New staffer Chuckie Keeton tells The Bald Faced Truth that his undefined role will focus on the recruiting side, rather than football. Keeton played for Gary Andersen at Utah State, and his playing career ended last season.
Baylor: The school says it has been contacted by the NCAA and will cooperate with any further steps regarding its sexual assault scandal.
Limestone College (SC): Former Colorado State-Pueblo wide receivers coach Roy Roundtree has been named wide receivers coach at Limestone College. The former Michigan wide receiver spent one season at CSU-Pueblo, last year.
Baylor: Head coach Art Briles has been "suspended with intent to terminate," the school has announced. 1660 ESPN first reported Briles' dismissal. Pat Forde reports defensive coordinator Phil Bennett is expected to be named interim head coach, but the Waco Tribune-Herald reports a decision has yet to be made. Briles reportedly told players the rest of the staff will remain intact. In addition, AD Ian McCaw has been "sanctioned and placed on probation," and president Ken Starr will transition to the role of chancellor. Additional athletics officials and administrators have been dismissed, but will not be named publicly. Read more here.
Central Methodist (MO): Former Missouri running backs coach Brian Jones has joined the Central Methodist staff in the same role. Jones spent the past 24 seasons under Gary Pinkel at Missouri and Toledo.
Norwich University (VT): York Central High School (NY) head coach Mike Kemp has joined the Norwich staff as quarterbacks coach. Kemp spent one year at York Central and has coached in the high school ranks since 2011. He was the head coach at Utica College from 1999-2007.
Oregon State: Former Utah State QB Chuckie Keeton and Utah State graduate assistant Funaki Asisi will join the Oregon State staff in undetermined roles, according to The Oregonian. Both played for Gary Andersen at USU. Keeton’s playing career finished last year, and Asisi spent the last two years as a USU GA.
Here are today’s News, Notes & Quotes.