Posted by: Chris Vannini on Wednesday May 27, 2015
SEC: The SEC has announced it will drop its conference restrictions on satellite camps in 2016 if the NCAA does not ban the camps, as the SEC will propose. Here's what it means.
Auburn: Athletic director Jay Jacobs told reporters that defensive coordinator Will Muschamp’s annual salary is $1.6 million, making him the highest-paid assistant coach in college football. Muschamp’s annual salary at Florida was $2.7 million last year.
Florida: Jeremy Foley explains why there’s no second-guessing about the Will Muschamp era.
Athletic departments: Oregon led all public athletic departments in revenue, with $196,030,398 brought in in 2013-14, according to USA Today. The paper reports 24 of 230 Division I departments met the NCAA’s definition of self-sufficiency, but all 50 public Power 5 departments were self-sufficient when accounting for various money paid to schools. Read more at USA Today.
Georgia Tech: CollegeAD.com reports San Diego State senior associate athletic director John David Wicker will be named associate athletic director for operations at Georgia Tech. He previously served as an associate athletic director at Washington State from 2001-11.
Houston Texans: The Texans will appear on HBO’s “Hard Knocks” this fall. Here are some of the personalities you’ll get to see: head coach Bill O’Brien, defensive coordinator Romeo Crennel, linebackers coach Mike Vrabel and head strength coach Craig Fitzgerald, he of shirtless warm-ups in the rain fame.
Elizabethtown College (PA): Kean University (NJ) athletic director Chris Morgan has been named athletic director at Elizabethtown. Morgan has been at Kean since 2011 and previously worked at Goldey-Beacom College.
Memphis: West Georgia defensive graduate assistant Rod Ojong has joined the Memphis staff as a defensive graduate assistant. Ojong spent 2013 as the outside linebackers coach at Lindsey Wilson College (KY).