Sunday February 7, 2021
FBS Staff Tracker: The 2020-21 FBS Staff Tracker page, where you can see how each new head coach is filling their staff, is up and running.
Tennesssee: Josh Heupel’s search for his new defensive coordinator has taken him to Ohio State.
Memphis: Kolt Peavey has joined the offensive staff at Memphis in a quality control role source tells FootballScoop. Peavey spent last season as a grad assistant at Arizona.
Tennessee Titans: Colgate University (FCS – NY) offensive line coach Jason Houghtaling is expected to join the Tennessee Titans staff on the offensive side of the ball source tells FootballScoop.
Louisville: Army co-defensive coordinator / safeties coach Greg Gasparato is expected to join the Louisville coaching staff, Bruce Feldman tweets. He previously worked with Scott Satterfield at Appalachian State.
Kansas City Chiefs: Improbably set to return to Kansas City in 2021, Eric Bieniemy will first need a new contract.
Indianapolis Colts: Scottie Montgomery, who most recently served as the offensive coordinator at Maryland, has been hired to coach the running backs, Pete Thamel tweets. Montgomery, who was the head coach at ECU from 2016-18, also previously served as the offensive coordinator at Duke and spent a few years coaching the wide receivers for the Steelers (2010-12).
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Rice: Multiple reports share the Rice will hire UMass run game coordinator / offensive line assistant Jim Jackson as their new tight ends coach.
Independence CC (JC – KS): Independence CC, an NJCAA school and member of the Jayhawk Conference, seeks an offensive assistant coach, working with the wide receivers.
Preferred candidates will have prior experience playing/coaching on the offensive side of the ball. This is an UNPAID position. Housing and meals are provided. Candidates will assist coaching WR’s, be responsible for recruiting area, film breakdown, and any additional administrative support assigned. Interested candidates should send their resume, cover letter, and references to [email protected].
Florida Atlantic: Ed Warinner expected to join Willie Taggart’s staff, per report. More here.
Western Kentucky: The Hilltoppers are making a change at offensive line coach.
Montana State (FCS): An update on the candidacy of Oregon linebackers coach Ken Wilson for the Montana State head coaching job (see bottom of article).
New Coaching Changes Page: Keep track of all the 2020-21 NFL and College head coaching movement here.