- Report: Stanford DC Derek Mason to be named Vanderbilt coachPosted 3 days ago
- Ex- Wake Forest coach Jim Grobe to interview at UABPosted 3 days ago
- Alabama’s DB coach resigns; Saban shuffles defensive staffPosted 5 days ago
- Florida State DC Jeremy Pruitt leaves for GeorgiaPosted 6 days ago
- Alabama junior safety Vinnie Sunseri declares for NFL DraftPosted 7 days ago
- UMass hires Mark Whipple as head coachPosted 1 week 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 2 weeks ago
- Reports: James Franklin will be next Penn State coachPosted 2 weeks ago
The Coaching Wire: Monday, Feb. 11, 2013
Chris Naeole to join Hawaii staff
Chris Naeole, a former All-American at Colorado and an 11-year NFL vet, will join Norm Chow’s staff at Hawaii. An opening was created with Tommy Lee’s retirement as offensive coordinator in December. Chow said there will be an “adjustment” to the coaching staff, and assignments on offense still are to be determined. Naeole spent the past two years coaching at Iolani High School in Honolulu.
Purdue announces Gerad Parker hire
Purdue’s Darrell Hazell has officially announced the hiring of tight ends coach and recruiting coordinator Gerad Parker. Parker was previously wide receivers coach at Marshall. Parker spent the past two seasons at Marshall. Before that, he spent three seasons at UT-Martin as the Skyhawks’ passing game coordinator, recruiting coordinator, wide receivers and running backs coach. He began his collegiate coaching career as a graduate assistant at Kentucky, his alma mater.
Matt Mattox hired at Eastern Illinois
Matt Mattox has joined Dino Babers‘ staff at Eastern Illinois as offensive line coach. Mattox has six years experience as an offensive line and tight ends coach in the junior college ranks. Last year, he was offensive coordinator at Coffeyville (Kan.) Community College, and before that, Mattox spent five seasons as the offensive line/tight ends coach at Butler (Kan.) C.C.