Posted by: Chris Vannini on Friday March 27, 2015
Savannah State: Former Norfolk State offensive line assistant and current Northeast Guilford HS (NC) head coach Donovan Jackson has joined the Savannah State staff as offensive line coach.
Oklahoma State: Former Southern Miss director of strength and conditioning Mark Smith and former Southern Miss strength and conditioning coordinator Anthony Hibbert have joined the Oklahoma State staff as assistant strength and conditioning coaches. Both spent the past two years at USM.
Rushing defense: 19 schools have improved their rushing defense for two straight years. Here’s a look.
Harvard: Bentley University (MA) defensive line coach Logan Thompson has joined the Harvard staff as assistant defensive line coach. Thompson previously spent 2013 as a special teams quality control coach at Coastal Carolina and has also coached at Fitchburg State (MA).
College Football Playoff: Former Vanderbilt head coach Bobby Johnson will replace Archie Manning on the playoff selection committee.
Graduate transfer: An NCAA group will look at potentially changing the graduate transfer rule.
Rutgers: Springfield College (MA) outside linebackers graduate assistant Jared Keyte has accepted a player development position at Rutgers. Keyte spent two seasons at Springfield.
Colby College (ME): Springfield College (MA) offensive line graduate assistant Matt Dugan has accepted a running backs position at Colby College. Dugan spent two seasons at Springfield.
Saint Augustine’s University (NC ): Per source, Fayetteville State defensive coordinator / defensive backs coach Errick Hargrove has joined the Saint Augustine staff as defensive coordinator / defensive backs coach / associate head coach / recruiting coordinator. Hargrove previously served as defensive coordinator at Virginia State from 2006-2013.
St. Lawrence University (NY): Men’s soccer coach / assistant athletic director Bob Durocher has been promoted to athletic director.
Minnesota State: Simpson College (IA) offensive coordinator / assistant head coach Joe Beschorner has joined the Minnesota State staff as interim offensive coordinator. Beschorner spent the past seven seasons at Simpson.