Posted by: Chris Vannini on Wednesday February 25, 2015
Stephen F. Austin: Per source, offensive line coach / run game coordinator Bill Best interviewed for the Edmonton Eskimos offensive line job, but has decided to stay at SFA.
Lamar: Lincoln University (PA) head coach Ramon Flanigan has joined the Lamar staff as quarterbacks coach.
Notre Dame: Former Notre Dame quarterback and quarterbacks coach Ron Powlus will rejoin the Irish as director of player development, according to 247Sports.
Georgia: Marshall director of high school football relations Aaron Hill has joined the Georgia staff.
Alabama: South Alabama defensive ends / outside linebackers coach Freddie Roach will join the Alabama staff in a player development role, according to 247Sports. Roach is a former Alabama player and served as an assistant strength and conditioning coach from 2008-10. Keep track of open FBS assistant jobs here.
Wisconsin: The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel has acquired the salary information for Paul Chryst’s staff: Offensive coordinator / offensive line coach Joe Rudolph ($575,000), defensive coordinator / inside linebackers coach Dave Aranda ($520,000), wide receivers coach Ted Gilmore ($265,000), special teams coordinator Chris Haering ($250,000), outside linebackers coach Tim Tibesar ($250,000), defensive line coach Inoke Breckterfield ($215,000), defensive backs coach Daronte’ Jones ($215,000) and tight ends coach Mickey Turner ($125,000). Rudolph and Aranda have two-year deals, while the other assistants have one-year deals. The running backs job is still open.
Hawaii: Defensive intern Lance Samuseva has been promoted to defensive line coach, according to Sports Illustrated’s Thayer Evans. This fills the last opening on the staff.
Texas: Former Texas tight ends coach Bruce Chambers has been hired as an assistant athletic director by the Arlington school district, according to the Austin American-Statesman.
Jacksonville Jaguars: The Jags are expected to hire former Jets general manager John Idzik as a consultant, according to ESPN’s Adam Schefter.
Arkansas: A look at the finalized Arkansas staff for 2015, along with the staff turnover in three years.
TCU: Safeties coach Chad Glasgow and linebackers coach DeMontie Cross have been promoted to co-defensive coordinators. In addition, director of player personnel for special teams Dan Sharp has been promoted to defensive line coach, and graduate assistant Paul Gonzales has been promoted to cornerbacks coach. This fills the openings on the staff.
Arkansas: Running backs coach / special teams coordinator Jemal Singleton will earn $310,000 in a one-year deal, according to the Arkansas Democrat Gazette, which adds that the contract includes an SEC no-compete clause, and Singleton would owe the school $100,000 if he left for a non-head coach or coordinator position. Singleton earned $280,000 at Oklahoma State.
Tampa Bay Buccaneers: Former Jacksonville Jaguars assistant defensive line coach Paul Spicer has joined the Bucs staff in the same role.
Old Dominion: Graduate assistant Arick Forrest has been promote to wide receivers coach, filling the lone opening on the staff.
Arkansas: Oklahoma State running backs coach Jemal Singleton has joined the Arkansas staff as running backs coach / special teams coordinator, the school announced.
Ohio Dominican: Per source, quarterbacks coach / recruiting coordinator Zac Bruney has been promoted to offensive coordinator, and former Columbus South HS (OH) head coach Keith Dimmy has joined the staff as an offensive assistant.
Mt. San Antonio College (CA): Per source, Baldwin Park HS (CA) head coach Daniel Al-Gattas will re-join the Mt. San Antonio staff as an assistant.
Stanford: How close was David Shaw to losing full-time assistants this winter?
Arkansas: Bob Barry of KFOR in Oklahoma City reports Oklahoma State running backs coach Jemal Singleton is expected to take the same job at Arkansas, which includes a pay raise. Singleton reportedly interviewed Tuesday.
New Mexico State: Valdosta State offensive coordinator / offensive line coach Andy Richman has joined the NMSU staff as offensive line coach.
LSU: Per source, Alabama player personnel assistant Cooper Petagna will join the LSU staff in the same role.
UCLA: Here’s a look at what Tom Bradley brings to UCLA as defensive coordinator.
LSU: Per source, former Louisiana-Lafayette quarterback Blaine Gautier will join the LSU staff in a quality control role. Gautier spent last season as a coach at St. James HS (LA).
Alabama State: Head coach Brian Jenkins will earn a base salary of $175,000 next season, along with potential bonuses up to $125,000 throughout the three-year deal, according to AL.com.