- Report: Stanford DC Derek Mason to be named Vanderbilt coachPosted 2 days ago
- Ex- Wake Forest coach Jim Grobe to interview at UABPosted 2 days ago
- Alabama’s DB coach resigns; Saban shuffles defensive staffPosted 3 days ago
- Florida State DC Jeremy Pruitt leaves for GeorgiaPosted 4 days ago
- Alabama junior safety Vinnie Sunseri declares for NFL DraftPosted 6 days ago
- UMass hires Mark Whipple as head coachPosted 6 days ago
- Report: Saban officially hires Kiffin as Bama’s offensive coordinatorPosted 1 week ago
- Western Kentucky names Jeff Brohm head coachPosted 1 week ago
- UAB head coach Garrick McGee bolts to become Louisville OCPosted 1 week ago
- Reports: James Franklin will be next Penn State coachPosted 1 week ago
The Coaching Wire: Saturday, Jan. 19, 2013
By Football Rumor Mill Staff on January 19, 2013
Update 3:12 pm EST.
- NCAA: The NCAA passed 25 of 26 proposed rule changes as part of its effort to streamline the Division I rulebook and move toward “a more flexible manual based on common sense.” The changes eliminate some rules (such as prohibitions on texting recruits and regulations of printed recruiting materials) and adds others (schools can pay for medical expenses and can’t scout opponents in person). The only proposal that did not pass was the universal start date of July 1 before a prospect’s junior year for off-campus contact, which was tabled for further discussion in April. The rule changes go into effect August 1, 2013. You can read the full list of rule changes here, and a Q&A with NCAA President Mark Emmert here.
- Wisconsin: The University of Wisconsin Board of Regents has approved contracts for incoming football coach Gary Andersen and his offensive and defensive coordinators. Andersen will be paid $10 million over five years. He’ll make $1.8 million in 2013, and then get $100,000 raises in each of the next four years. Offensive coordinator Andy Ludwig and defensive coordinator Dave Aranda both received a two-year deal worth $480,000 per year. That’s $215,000 more than their predecessors made last year.
- Miami (Fla.): Hurricane offensive coordinator Jedd Fisch has been hired by the Jacksonville Jaguars for the same position. Fisch has been offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach at Miami the past two seasons. He was the quarterbacks coach in Seattle in 2010, where he worked with new Jaguars coach Gus Bradley. His NFL experience includes stints with the Houston Texans, Baltimore Ravens, Denver Broncos, and Minnesota Vikings.