• 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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  • Where will Steve Patterson turn to find Texas' next head coach? (Photo: Deborah Cannon, AP)
    The Rumor Mill :: College Football Coaching News and Rumors – Friday, Jan. 3

    The names on the Texas coaching search board appear to be dropping quickly. If recent reports are to be believed, Florida State coach Jimbo Fisher is off the table. Now Baylor’s Art Briles and UCLA’s Jim Mora...

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  • Auburn head coach Gus Malzahn could be a prime candidate for the Cleveland Browns head coaching vacancy. (Photo: Dale Zanine, USA Today Sports)
    Report: Auburn’s Malzahn, Vanderbilt’s Franklin top candidates for Cleveland job

    Auburn coach Gus Malzahn and Vanderbilt’s James Franklin are prime targets for the Cleveland Browns head coaching vacancy, according to a report from CBSSports.com’s Jason La Canfora. The Browns shocked the NFL on Monday by firing Rob...

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  • Will Penn State head football coach Bill O'Brien be the next Houston Texans' coach? (Photo: Gene J. Puskar, AP)
    Report: Bill O’Brien to be named Texans coach

    Penn State coach Bill O’Brien has reached an agreement to replace Gary Kubiak as head coach of the Houston Texans, according to reports. ESPN reports that the deal is expected to be announced no later than Saturday....

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  • Sources indicate that even if the NFL comes calling, expect Charlie Strong to stay put in college.
    Source: Charlie Strong has not interviewed for Texas job

    A report surfaced Monday that Louisville’s Charlie Strong met with Texas officials regarding the Longhorns’ head coaching vacancy, but a source close to the situation tells Football Rumor Mill that is not true. At least not yet....

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  • Florida State coach Jimbo Fisher has reportedly signed a contract extension to remain the Seminoles' coach. (Photo: John Raoux, AP)
    Report: Florida State’s Jimbo Fisher signs contract extension

    Reports surfaced before Florida State’s Dec. 7 ACC Championship Game win over Duke that Jimbo Fisher had agreed to a contract extension to remain the Seminoles’ coach. Word leaked soon after that Fisher had not yet signed the...

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  • Penn State coach Bill O'Brien will be named head coach of the Houston Texans. (Photo: Gene J. Puskar, AP)
    The Rumor Mill :: College Football Coaching News and Rumors – Sunday, Dec. 29

    There’s certainly plenty of smoke that Penn State’s Bill O’Brien is primed for a return to the NFL. It’s been making the news rounds the past couple of weeks, and now ESPN reports that O’Brien has emerged...

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  • Is Penn State head football coach Bill O'Brien ready to return to the NFL? (Photo: AP)
    Report: Penn State’s Bill O’Brien to interview for Texans job

    Penn State coach Bill O’Brien’s possible return to the NFL is looking more and more like a reality. O’Brien has been rumored to be one of the Texans’ top targets to replace Gary Kubiak, and according to Ian Rapoport on the...

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