The Coaching Wire: Wednesday, March 13, 2013
Alabama: Ole Miss coordinator of recruiting development Tyler Siskey is leaving to join Alabama’s support staff. Siskey followed Hugh Freeze from Ole Miss prior to the 2012 season. He was at Arkansas State four the previous four seasons, all as wide receivers coach.
Austin Peay (FCS): Gary Shephard, the Governor’s linebackers coach and recruiting coordinator the past two seasons, has resigned.
Central Florida: Mark Cammack will replace Drew Hughes as director of player personnel. Cammack was a defensive graduate assistant at UCF the past two seasons. Cammack was also with the Knights from 2006-09. He worked as a student assistant his first two seasons before serving as the operations graduate assistant in 2008-09. In 2010, he was defensive backs coach and special teams coordinator at Lake Howell (Fla.) High School.
N.C. State: As we mentioned on Twitter yesterday, Central Florida director of player personnel Drew Hughes has left to join the N.C. State staff. Dave Doeren welcomed Hughes to the staff on Twitter earlier today. Hughes joined the UCF staff in December 2011 after five seasons as a student assistant at Alabama. He played a major role in the Knights’ 2013 recruiting class. Hughes’ position at N.C. State has not been specified.
Princeton: Ryan Roeder, the Tigers’ tight ends coach the past three seasons, will join the New York Giants’ staff as an offensive assistant. A former quarterback at Albany, Roeder spent a year as wide receivers coach at Rhode Island and three seasons at Temple coaching wide receivers, tight ends and the offensive line.
Western Carolina (FCS): Mark Speir has completed his staff with the addition of assistant Dennis Thomas. Thomas spent the past four years on the staff at South Carolina, where he also played, beginning as a graduate assistant and later as a quality control assistant both with the defensive line.
Auburn: Gus Malzahn’s staff will make $5,735,000 in guaranteed money this season; $1.6 million less than Gene Chizik and staff earned in 2012.
Urbana (D-II, Ohio): E.J. Henderson will be the Blue Knight’s offensive coordinator and wide receivers coach. The hire was announced on Urbana Football’s Facebook page on Monday. Henderson was wide receivers coach and special teams coordinator at Davidson the past two seasons.