• Stanford defensive coordinator Derek Mason will be named head coach at Vanderbilt. (Photo: AP)
    Report: Stanford DC Derek Mason to be named Vanderbilt coach

    Vanderbilt is expected to name Stanford defensive coordinator Derek Mason as its head coach, according to media reports. Mason, who was believed to be the favorite all along, will replace James Franklin, who earlier this month left...

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  • Kevin Steele, one-time defensive coordinator at Clemson and Alabama, will coach Bama's linebackers next fall. (Photo: AP)
    Alabama’s DB coach resigns; Saban shuffles defensive staff

    In yesterday’s Rumor Mill, we reported that Alabama defensive backs coach Greg Brown was likely to step down, and that there could be additional movement on Nick Saban’s staff. It looks like those moves are all but...

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  • Florida State defensive coordinator Jeremy Pruitt is leaving the Seminoles for the same position on Mark Richt's staff at Georgia. (Photo: Don Juan Moore, AP)
    Florida State DC Jeremy Pruitt leaves for Georgia

    Florida State defensive coordinator Jeremy Pruitt has accepted the same position at Georgia, according to multiple media reports. Pruitt was reportedly in Athens on Tuesday meeting with Mark Richt and the UGA coaching staff. Todd Grantham resigned...

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  • Stanford defensive coordinator Derek Mason (Photo: Nick Ut, AP)
    The Rumor Mill :: College Football Coaching News and Rumors – Tuesday, Jan. 14

    It looks like Stanford defensive coordinator Derek Mason has emerged as the favorite to replace James Franklin at Vanderbilt. Multiple sources tell us that Mason is the leading candidate for the job, and CBSSports.com’s Jeremy Fowler reports...

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  • Alabama has hired former USC head coach Lane Kiffin as the Crimson Tide's offensive coordinator. (Photo: Danny Moloshok, AP)
    Report: Saban officially hires Kiffin as Bama’s offensive coordinator

    As we mentioned first on Tuesday, Alabama’s Nick Saban had a backup plan when Crimson Tide offensive coordinator Doug Nussmeier bolted for Michigan, and now he’s made it official. Saban has hired former USC head coach Lane...

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  • Vanderbilt's James Franklin will be named Penn State head coah. (Photo: Mark Humphrey, AP)
    Reports: James Franklin will be next Penn State coach

    Vanderbilt’s James Franklin will replace Bill O’Brien as Penn State head coach, according to multiple media reports. A Pennsylvania native, the 41-year-old Franklin won 24 games in three seasons with the Commodores. He led Vanderbilt to three...

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  • Alabama offensive coordinator Doug Nussmeier has reportedly left for the same position at Alabama. (Photo: AP)
    Borges out at Michigan; Hoke lands Alabama’s Nussmeier

    Al Borges is out, and apparently Alabama’s Doug Nussmeier is in as Michigan’s offensive coordinator. Michigan head coach Brady Hoke announced that Borges had been let go earlier Wednesday. “Decisions like these are never easy,” said Hoke...

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  • Western Kentucky coach Bobby Petrino will be named the new Louisville head football coach on Thursday. (Photo: Hans Pennink, AP)
    Petrino to be named Louisville coach Thursday

    The stage is set for Bobby Petrino’s return to Louisville. The former Cardinals coach is expected to officially be named as Charlie Strong’s successor at a Thursday press conference. The school told media Wednesday that the athletic...

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  • Greg Roman (left) has spent the past five seasons working for Jim Harbaugh. (Photo: AP)
    Penn State coaching search update

    Vanderbilt’s James Franklin may be the frontrunner to be the next Penn State coach, but with his NFL options still on the table, the Nittany Lions don’t appear to be done vetting candidates. CBSSports.com‘s Jason La Canfora reported...

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  • Sources indicate that even if the NFL comes calling, expect Charlie Strong to stay put in college.
    Charlie Strong to be named Texas coach

    Texas is expected to name Louisville’s Charlie Strong as its next head football coach. According to a report from CBSSports.com’s Bruce Feldman, Strong will be announced as Texas’ new head coach on Sunday. Strong met with Louisville athletic director Tom Jurich late...

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