Posted by: Chris Vannini on Monday October 24, 2016
Western Michigan: Athletic director Kathy Beauregard tells The Detroit News that the school is working to increase P.J. Fleck’s salary, saying, “Don’t just assume we can’t keep him.” Fleck earned $800,000 in 2015, the highest salary in the MAC by more than $200,000.
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Texas: OrangeBloods.com’s Anwar Richardson reports Charlie Strong and AD Mike Perrin had a closed-door meeting today “to get on the same page and express administration’s expectations.” But a UT spokesman tells reporters it was simply a visit to "say hi to the folks in football" and that it wasn't a meeting with Strong.
UNLV: Athletic director Tina Kunzer-Murphy will leave her position after the fiscal year ends June 30, 2017, according to the Las Vegas Review-Journal. Kunzer-Murphy has been the AD since 2013.
San Diego State: Georgia Tech senior associate athletic director John David Wicker has been named athletic director at SDSU. Wicker had been at Georgia Tech since July 2015 and was previously the deputy AD at SDSU from 2011-15. He was also an associate AD at Washington State from 2001-11.
Fresno State: Here are 8 factors to keep in mind for Fresno State’s search.
San Francisco 49ers: Chip Kelly says he’s not considering defensive staff changes after a 34-17 loss to the Buccaneers. The 49ers are 1-6.
Fresno State: The school won’t use a search firm in its coaching search, according to the Fresno Bee.
Cleveland Browns: Quarterbacks / assistant head coach Pep Hamilton took over play-calling from head coach Hue Jackson for the final five minutes of the Browns’ 31-17 loss to the Bengals.
Here are today’s News, Notes & Quotes.