Posted by: Chris Vannini on Monday March 30, 2015
Edinboro University: Former Georgetown offensive coordinator Vinny Marino will join the Edinboro staff as offensive coordinator. Marino spent last season at Boston College in an off-field role.
Alabama A&M: Georgia Military College linebackers coach Marlon Watson has joined the Alabama A&M staff as nickel / defensive backs coach, and former SMU basketball strength and conditioning coach Karl Jordan has joined the staff as head strength and conditioning coach. In addition, defensive coordinator Reggie Johnson will coach defensive line, nickel coach Brent Pradia will move to linebackers coach / special teams coordinator, assistant head coach Andy Fuller will coach tackles / tight end, and wide receivers coach Ashley Lelie will serve as passing game coordinator.
North Carolina: Graduate assistant Gerald McRath has stepped down, he said in a statement. McRath was arrested Monday morning for driving while impaired.
IMG Academy: Cardinal Newman HS (FL) head coach Steve Walsh has been named director of football at IMG Academy in Florida, and Carmel HS (IN) head coach Kevin Wright has been named IMG head coach. Both replace Chris Weinke, who held both roles and left for the quarterbacks coaching job with the St. Louis Rams.
Alabama: As coaching salaries have increased in recent years, here’s a comparison of the Alabama staff salaries in 2010 and 2014.
Cleveland Browns: General manager Ray Farmer has been suspended without pay for the first four games of the 2015 season for sending text messages to personnel during games in the 2014 season. The Browns were also fined $250,000. Reports indicate Farmer texted an assistant coach and team representative about strategy and use of personnel.
Penn State: UTSA graduate assistant Ryan Smith has joined the Penn State staff as a defensive graduate assistant. Smith previously played at William & Mary from 2009-13.
Stanford: Northern Arizona cornerbacks coach T.J. Rushing has joined the Stanford staff as a defensive assistant. Rushing is a former Stanford player and served as a graduate assistant at Arizona State from 2012-13.
Northern Arizona: Former SMU assistant offensive line coach Tim Davis has joined the Northern Arizona staff as offensive line coach. Davis has more than 30 years of coaching experience and joined the SMU staff last September, after June Jones stepped down. Davis previously coached Florida’s offensive line from 2012-13.
Northern Illinois: St. Francis (IL) assistant Adam Siwicki has joined the NIU staff as a defensive line graduate assistant. Siwicki spent two seasons at St. Francis after serving as a graduate assistant at Montana Tech in 2012. In addition, Nick Brautigam will serve as a defensive backs graduate assistant.