The Wire: Monday, March 25, 2013

The Wire: Monday, March 25, 2013

Nevada: Former Iowa assistant Lester Erb will join Brian Polian’s staff as running backs and special teams coach. Here’s our story.

Fairleigh Dickinson (D-III): Scott Woodward has been hired as offensive coordinator. He takes over for Sean Gleeson, who was recently hired as running backs coach at Princeton. Woodward, who was a backup quarterback at UMass from 2005-09, spent the past three years as quarterbacks coach for Westfield State University.

Millersville (D-II): The school is holding an open forum for faculty, staff, alumni and members of the community with six candidates for the head football coach position. Each candidate will meet with the public for one hour in the Student Memorial Center during his on-campus interview. The candidates are (in alphabetical order): Greg Breitbach, offensive coordinator, University of North Dakota; James Clements, head coach, Delaware Valley College; Robert Forgrave, defensive coordinator, East Stroudsburg University; Adam Gonzaga, defensive coordinator, Ohio Northern University; James Morgan, running backs coach/recruiting coordinator, Shippensburg University; and David Taynor, head coach, Urbana University. Open forum dates, times and locations as well as more information on each candidate is listed below. The finalists where chosen from a group of more than 60 applicants. You can view the schedule for the open forum sessions here.

Grand Valley State (D-II): As originally reported on the March 15th Wire, Matt Vitzhum has officially been named the Lakers’ running backs coach. Vitzhum was quarterbacks coach at Wittenberg in 2012, after spending three years at St. Cloud State as a graduate assistant coach. He replaces Eddie Brown, who joined the Toronto Argonauts’ staff in February.

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