Posted by: Chris Vannini on Wednesday July 26, 2017

Green Bay Packers: College scout Charles Walls has been promoted to area scout in his fifth year with the team, and former player Brandian Ross has been hired as a scouting intern. 

Ole Miss: Former Northern Michigan defensive coordinator Dave Corrao will join the Ole Miss staff as an analyst, according to Sports Illustrated. Corrao spent 2016 at NMU, the previous eight years with the Miami Dolphins and three years at Ole Miss under Ed Orgeron from 2005-07.

Virginia Tech: Furman executive associate athletic director Angie Littlejohn has been named senior associate athletic director for internal operations at Virginia Tech. Littlejohn spent nearly two years at Furman.

Green Bay Packers: College scout John Wojciechowski has been promoted to director of pro personnel in his sixth season with the team, college scout Richmond Williams has been promoted to pro scout after nine years with the team, intern Luke Benuska has been promoted to pro scout in his second year, scouting assistant Joe Huebner has been promoted to college scout in his third year, scouting assistant Charlie Peprah has been promoted to college scout in his second year, and former 49ers scout Matt Malaspina has been hired as a college scout.

Michigan State: Central Michigan on-campus recruiting coordinator Jesse Johnson has joined the MSU staff as a defensive backs graduate assistant. Johnson spent the last past year at CMU and is a former MSU player.

Here are today’s News, Notes & Quotes.

Posted by: Chris Vannini on Tuesday July 25, 2017

Kansas City Chiefs: Michael Vick has joined the Chiefs as a training camp intern. 

North Texas: Former UNT player Kenny Buyers has joined the UNT staff as a graduate assistant, and former Cowboys and Georgia Tech running back Tashard Choice has joined the UNT staff as an offensive quality control assistant. Choice had been working as a volunteer at UNT in recent months.

Arizona Cardinals: Former NFL receiver Plaxico Burress and former defensive tackle Tommy Kelly have joined the Cardinals as training camp interns.

USC: Georgia operations assistant Sam Curtis has joined the USC staff as assistant director of football operations. Curtis joined Georgia in February and was previously an operations intern at Tennessee.

Denver Broncos: Former head coach Gary Kubiak will rejoin the Broncos personnel staff, assisting with scouting and primarily based in Texas, according to NFL Network’s James Palmer. Kubiak retired after the 2016 season due to health issues.

Seton Hill (PA): Former Furman defensive line coach Ramal Faunteroy has joined the Seton Hill staff as defensive line coach / run game coordinator. Faunteroy spent one season at Furman after seven years at Shepherd University (WV).

Ole Miss: Matt Luke will earn an additional $500,000 as interim head coach, on top of his $660,000 annual salary. 

Here are today’s News, Notes & Quotes.

Posted by: Chris Vannini on Monday July 24, 2017

Ohio State: Urban Meyer says defensive coordinator Greg Schiano turned down two “significant” head coaching jobs this offseason.

Carolina Panthers: Director of player personnel Mark Koncz has been dismissed, according to the Charlotte Observer. Koncz had been the team’s pro scouting director since 2000 and was promoted in May.

Denver Broncos: General manager John Elway has agreed to a new 5-year contract through 2021, according to Adam Schefter.

Ole Miss: Matt Luke says he will hire a new offensive line coach, as he focuses on head coaching duties, and he hopes to have it by the end of the week.

Western Michigan: Former Syracuse center Jason Emerich has joined the WMU staff as an offensive quality control assistant. Emerich played at Syracuse from 2012-16, including under current WMU head coach Tim Lester.

East Tennessee State: Former Northwestern State defensive coordinator Darryl Daye has joined the ETSU staff as defensive line coach. Daye spent the last two years at NSU and had decided to step away from football in December.

William & Mary: Central Connecticut State outside linebackers coach Holman Copeland has joined the W&M staff as an assistant. Copeland had been at CCSU since 2014.

Ole Miss: New defensive coordinator Wes McGriff has added the title of associate head coach. McGriff joined the staff this offseason.

UL-Monroe: Head coach Matt Viator will not attend Sun Belt Media Day, due to a family matter. Defensive coordinator Mike Collins will take Viator’s place in New Orleans.

Husson (ME): Skowhegan High School (ME) head coach Matt Friedman has joined the Husson staff as wide receivers coach. Friedman was the Skowhegan head coach for five years.

Here are today’s News, Notes & Quotes.

Posted by: Chris Vannini on Saturday July 22, 2017

Michigan: Arizona director of on-campus recruiting and player personnel Matt Dudek will join the Michigan staff as director of recruiting, according to multiple reports. Dudek spent five years at Arizona and previously worked at Rutgers and Pitt.

Texas A&M-Commerce: Per source, defensive backs coach Darren Garrigan has accepted a Bill Walsh Minority Fellowship position with the Kansas City Chiefs. Garrigan has been at A&M Commerce since 2014. He participated in the fellowship program last summer with the Detroit Lions.

Lamar (TX): Former defensive coordinator Craig McGallion has rejoined Lamar as director of football operations. McGallion worked at the school from 2010-15, before retiring.

Quincy (IL): MacMuray College running backs coach Ben Clark has joined Quincy as tight ends coach, and East Ridge High School (FL) linebackers coach Phil Schron III has joined Quincy as a defensive graduate assistant. Clark spent one year at MacMurray, and Schron spent one year at East Ridge.

Posted by: Chris Vannini on Friday July 21, 2017

Michigan: Former 49ers senior personnel executive Tom Gamble will join the Michigan staff, according to The Athletic. Gamble worked with the 49ers for 10 years, including when Harbaugh was the head coach. 

Occidental (CA): Head coach Doug Semones has retired after four years leading the program. Semones posted three winning seasons in the final three years. Other stops in his career included Yale, Hawaii and the high school ranks. A search for an interim head coach is underway.

Los Angeles Rams: Former Lions senior personnel executive Brian Xanders will join the Rams front office, according to NFL Network’s Tom Pelissero. Xanders spent four years with the Lions and the previous five with the Broncos.

Northeastern Oklahoma A&M: Trinity Valley CC (TX) linebackers coach / special teams coordinator Blake Bryan has joined the NEO staff as special teams coordinator. Bryan spent six years at Trinity Valley.

Quincy (IL): Defensive coordinator Khanis Hubbard has moved to offensive coordinator / offensive line coach, and linebackers coach Sean Kelly has been promoted to defensive coordinator. The moves come under interim head coach Gary Bass, who was promoted from offensive coordinator in May. Hubbard is entering his fifth year on staff, and Kelly is entering his seventh.

Here are today’s News, Notes & Quotes.