January 19, 2009

2008-09 Coordinators Carousel

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As programs put the finishing touches on their 2009 signing classes, some also are filling up the final spots on their coaching staffs.

Most of the high-profile coordinator positions have been filled, but a number of programs are still in the market for top assistant coaches.

Here's a look at how the "coordinator carousel" has spun this season:

Akron
NEW OFFENSIVE COORDINATOR: Shane Montgomery. He was head coach at Miami (Ohio).
OLD COORDINATOR: Joe Moorhead. He was hired as Connecticut's offensive coordinator.

Army
NEW OFFENSIVE COORDINATOR: Ian Shields. He was Cal Poly's coordinator.
OLD OFFENSIVE COORDINATOR: Tim Walsh. He was hired as Cal Poly's coach.
NEW CO-DEFENSIVE COORDINATORS: Payam Saadat and Chris Smeland. Saadat was Cal Poly's coordinator. Smeland was out of football after last serving as coordinator at Michigan State from 2003-06.
OLD DEFENSIVE COORDINATOR: John Mumford. He was retained as a defensive assistant.

Auburn
NEW OFFENSIVE COORDINATOR: Gus Malzahn. He was Tulsa's coordinator.
OLD OFFENSIVE COORDINATOR: Tony Franklin. He was fired midseason and hired as Middle Tennessee's offensive coordinator.
NEW DEFENSIVE COORDINATOR: Ted Roof. He was Minnesota's coordinator.
OLD DEFENSIVE COORDINATOR: Paul Rhoads. He was hired as Iowa State's coach.

Ball State
NEW OFFENSIVE COORDINATOR: Eddie Faulkner. He was promoted from running backs coach.
OLD OFFENSIVE COORDINATOR: Stan Parrish. He was promoted to coach.
NEW DEFENSIVE COORDINATOR: Doug Graber. He was a TV analyst on ESPN Regional broadcasts. His most recent coaching job was as coach of NFL Europe's Frankfurt Galaxy from 2001-03.
OLD DEFENSIVE COORDINATOR: Mark Smith. He was hired as San Diego State's linebacker coach.

Boston College
NEW OFFENSIVE COORDINATOR: Gary Tranquill. He was last the quarterbacks coach for the Rhein Fire of NFL Europe in 2007.
OLD OFFENSIVE COORDINATOR: Steve Logan. He was hired as the Tampa Bay Buccaneers running backs coach.
NEW DEFENSIVE COORDINATOR: Bill McGovern. He was promoted from linebackers coach.
OLD DEFENSIVE COORDINATOR: Frank Spaziani. He was promoted to coach.

Bowling Green
NEW OFFENSIVE COORDINATOR: Warren Ruggiero. He was Kansas State's quarterbacks coach.
OLD CO-OFFENSIVE COORDINATORS: Matt Campbell and Troy Rothenbuhler. Campbell was hired as co-coordinator at Toledo.
NEW DEFENSIVE COORDINATOR: Shannon Morrison and Joe Trainer. Morrison, the former Marshall safeties coach, and Trainer, former defensive coordinator at Rhode Island, were named co-defensive coordinators.
OLD DEFENSIVE COORDINATOR: Mike Ward. He was hired as co-coordinator at Toledo.

Buffalo
NEW OFFENSIVE COORDINATOR: Danny Barrett. He was promoted from quarterbacks coach.
OLD COORDINATOR: Turner Gill. The head coach relinquished his duties as offensive coordinator.

Cal
NEW OFFENSIVE COORDINATOR: Andy Ludwig. He was Utah's offensive coordinator in 2008.
OLD OFFENSIVE COORDINATOR: Frank Cignetti. He was hired as Pittsburgh's offensive coordinator.

Cincinnati
NEW DEFENSIVE COORDINATOR: Bob Diaco. He was promoted to defensive coordinator at Virginia after the season.
OLD COORDINATOR: Joe Tresey. He will not return for 2009. He was hired as South Florida's defensive coordinator.

Clemson
NEW OFFENSIVE COORDINATOR: Billy Napier. He was Clemson's tight ends coach.
OLD OFFENSIVE COORDINATOR: Rob Spence. He was hired as Syracuse's coordinator.
NEW DEFENSIVE COORDINATOR: Kevin Steele. He was Alabama's linebacker coach.
OLD DEFENSIVE COORDINATOR: Vic Koenning. He was hired as Kansas State's co-coordinator.

Colorado
NEW OFFENSIVE COORDINATOR: Eric Kiesau He was promoted from wide receivers coach.
OLD COORDINATOR: Mark Helfrich. He was hired as Oregon's offensive coordinator.

Connecticut
NEW OFFENSIVE COORDINATOR: Joe Moorhead He was Akron's offensive coordinator.
OLD COORDINATOR: Rob Ambrose. He was hired as Towson's coach.

Eastern Michigan
NEW OFFENSIVE COORDINATOR: Ken Karcher. He was Toledo's quarterback coach.
OLD OFFENSIVE COORDINATOR: Scott Isphording. He was hired as Ohio's tight ends coach.
NEW DEFENSIVE COORDINATOR: Eric Lewis. He was Louisville's secondary coach.
OLD DEFENSIVE COORDINATOR: Jay Peterson. He was hired as Illinois State's linebacker coach.

Florida
NEW OFFENSIVE COORDINATOR: Steve Addazio. He was promoted from offensive line coach.
OLD COORDINATOR: Dan Mullen. He was hired as Mississippi State's coach.

Florida Atlantic
NEW OFFENSIVE COORDINATOR: Darryl Jackson. He was promoted from wide receivers coach.
OLD COORDINATOR: Gary Nord. He was hired as Purdue's coordinator.

Fresno State
NEW CO-OFFENSIVE COORDINATORS: Jeff Grady and Derek Frazier. Grady will call the plays and organize the passing game. Frazier will organize the run. Grady was promoted from quarterbacks coach, Frazier from offensive line coach.
OLD COORDINATOR: Doug Nussmeier. He was hired as Washington's offensive coordinator.
NEW CO-DEFENSIVE COORDINATORS: Randy Stewart and Tim Skipper. Stewart will call the plays and coordinate the pass defense. Skipper will organize the run defense. Stewart was promoted from secondary coach. Skipper was promoted from running backs coach.
OLD COORDINATOR: Dan Brown. He retired.

Illinois
NEW OFFENSIVE COORDINATOR: Mike Schultz. He was TCU's coordinator.
OLD COORDINATOR: Mike Locksley. He was hired as New Mexico's coach.

Iowa State
NEW OFFENSIVE COORDINATOR: Tom Herman. He was Rice's offensive coordinator.
OLD OFFENSIVE COORDINATOR: Robert McFarland.
NEW DEFENSIVE COORDINATOR: Wally Burnham. He was South Florida's defensive coordinator.
OLD DEFENSIVE COORDINATOR: Wayne Bolt.

Kansas
NEW CO-DEFENSIVE COORDINATOR: Bill Miller. He was Louisville's linebacker coach.
OLD COORDINATOR: Clint Bowen. He now is co-coordinator.

Kansas State
NEW PASSING GAME COORDINATOR: Del Miller. He was San Diego State's offensive coordinator.
NEW RUNNING GAME COORDINATOR: Dana Dimel. He was Arizona's running backs coach.
OLD OFFENSIVE COORDINATOR: Dave Brock. He was retained as an offensive assistant.
NEW CO-DEFENSIVE COORDINATORS: Chris Cosh and Vic Koenning. Cosh was Maryland's coordinator. Koenning was Clemson's coordinator.
OLD DEFENSIVE COORDINATOR: Tim Tibesar.

Louisiana-Monroe
NEW OFFENSIVE COORDINATOR: Jonas Weatherbie and Vance Vice. Both were promoted from within. Weatherbie is the passing game coordinator. Vice is the running game coordinator.
OLD OFFENSIVE COORDINATOR: Steve Farmer. He was hired as Illinois State's coordinator.
NEW DEFENSIVE COORDINATOR: Troy Reffett. He was New Mexico's defensive coordinator.
OLD CO-DEFENSIVE COORDINATORS: Phil Elmassian and Manny Michel. Elmassian was hired as Illinois State's coordinator.

Louisville
NEW OFFENSIVE COORDINATOR: Steve Kragthorpe. The head coach will be his own play-caller.
OLD COORDINATOR: Jeff Brohm. He was hired at Florida Atlantic's quarterbacks coach.
NEW DEFENSIVE COORDINATOR: Brent Guy. He was Utah State's coach before being fired after the season.
OLD COORDINATOR: Ron English. He was hired as Eastern Michigan's coach.

LSU
NEW DEFENSIVE COORDINATOR: John Chavis. He was Tennessee's coordinator.
OLD CO-COORDINATORS: Doug Mallory and Bradley Dale Peveto. Mallory was hired as New Mexico's coordinator and Peveto was hired as coach at Northwestern State (La.).

Maryland
NEW DEFENSIVE COORDINATOR: Don Brown. He was Massachusetts' coach.
OLD COORDINATOR: Chris Cosh. He was hired as Kansas State's co-coordinator.

Memphis
NEW DEFENSIVE COORDINATOR: Kenny Ingram. He we promoted from linebackers coach.
OLD COORDINATOR: Tim Walton. He was hired as the Detroit Lions defensive backs coach.

Miami University
NEW OFFENSIVE COORDINATOR: Peter Vaas. He was out of football after serving as Duke's coordinator in 2007.
OLD CO-OFFENSIVE COORDINATORS: Matt Hohman and Brian Von Bergen
NEW DEFENSIVE COORDINATOR: Carl Reese. He was out of football after retiring as Texas' defensive coordinator following the 2003 season.
OLD DEFENSIVE COORDINATOR: Jay Hood. He was hired as Ball State's linebackers coach.

University of Miami
NEW OFFENSIVE COORDINATOR: Mark Whipple. He was an offensive assistant for the Philadelphia Eagles.
OLD COORDINATOR: Patrick Nix.
NEW DEFENSIVE COORDINATOR: John Lovett. He was North Carolina's special teams coordinator.
OLD COORDINATOR: Bill Young.

He was hired as Oklahoma State's defensive coordinator. Michigan
NEW DEFENSIVE COORDINATOR: Greg Robinson. He was Syracuse's head coach.
OLD COORDINATOR: Scott Shafer. He was hired as Syracuse's coordinator.

Middle Tennessee State
NEW OFFENSIVE COORDINATOR: Tony Franklin. He was Auburn's offensive coordinator until he was fired midseason.
OLD COORDINATOR: G.A. Mangus. He was hired as South Carolina's quarterback coach.

Minnesota
NEW OFFENSIVE COORDINATOR: Jeff Fisch. He was the Denver Broncos WR coach.
OLD OFFENSIVE COORDINATOR: Mike Dunbar.
NEW CO-DEFENSIVE COORDINATORS: Kevin Cosgrove and Ronnie Lee. Cosgrove was out of football after serving as Nebraska's coordinator from 2004-07. Lee was Minnesota's secondary coach.
OLD DEFENSIVE COORDINATOR: Ted Roof. He was hired as Auburn's coordinator.

Mississippi State
NEW OFFENSIVE COORDINATOR: Les Koenning. He was offensive coordinator at South Alabama.
OLD OFFENSIVE COORDINATOR: Woody McCorvey. He was hired as Clemson's director of football operations.
NEW DEFENSIVE COORDINATOR: Carl Torbush. He was linebackers coach at Carson-Newman.
OLD DEFENSIVE COORDINATOR: Charlie Harbison. He was hired as Clemson's secondary coach.

Missouri
NEW OFFENSIVE COORDINATOR: David Yost. He was promoted from quarterbacks coach.
OLD COORDINATOR: Dave Christensen. He was hired as Wyoming's coach.
NEW DEFENSIVE COORDINATOR: Dave Steckel. He was promoted from linebackers coach.
OLD COORDINATOR: Matt Eberflus. He was hired as the Cleveland Browns linebackers coach.

New Mexico
NEW OFFENSIVE COORDINATOR: Darrell Dickey. He was Utah State's offensive coordinator.
OLD OFFENSIVE COORDINATOR: Dave Baldwin. He was hired as Utah State's coordinator.
NEW DEFENSIVE COORDINATOR: Doug Mallory. He was LSU's co-coordinator.
OLD DEFENSIVE COORDINATOR: Troy Reffett.

New Mexico State
NEW OFFENSIVE COORDINATOR: Timm Rosenbach. His last job was as Washington State's quarterbacks coach in 2007.
OLD OFFENSIVE COORDINATOR: Coach Hal Mumme, was who was fired, served as his own coordinator.
NEW DEFENSIVE COORDINATOR: To be determined.
OLD DEFENSIVE COORDINATOR: Joe Lee Dunn.

Notre Dame
NEW OFFENSIVE COORDINATOR: Charlie Weis. The head coach will be his own coordinator.
OLD COORDINATOR: Mike Haywood. He was hired as Miami University's coach.

Oklahoma State
NEW DEFENSIVE COORDINATOR: Bill Young. He was Miami's defensive coordinator.
OLD DEFENSIVE COORDINATOR: Tim Beckman. He was hired as Toledo's coach.

Oregon
NEW OFFENSIVE COORDINATOR: Mark Helfrich. He was Colorado's offensive coordinator.
OLD OFFENSIVE COORDINATOR: Chip Kelly. He was promoted to head coach.

Pittsburgh
NEW OFFENSIVE COORDINATOR: Frank Cignetti. He was Cal's offensive coordinator.
OLD OFFENSIVE COORDINATOR: Matt Cavanaugh. He was hired as the New York Jets' quarterbacks coach.

Purdue
NEW OFFENSIVE COORDINATOR: Gary Nord. He was Florida Atlantic's coordinator.
OLD OFFENSIVE COORDINATOR: Ed Zaunbrecher. He was hired as Rice's offensive coordinator.
NEW DEFENSIVE COORDINATOR: Donn Landholm. He was Eastern Kentucky's linebackers coach and recruiting coordinator.
OLD DEFENSIVE COORDINATOR: Brock Spack. He was hired as Illinois State's coach.

Rice
NEW OFFENSIVE COORDINATOR: Ed Zaunbrecher. He was Purdue's offensive coordinator.
OLD COORDINATOR: Tom Herman. He was hired as Iowa State's coordinator.

Rutgers
NEW CO-OFFENSIVE COORDINATORS: Kirk Ciarrocca and Kyle Flood. Both were promoted internally.
OLD OFFENSIVE COORDINATOR: John McNulty. He was named the Arizona Cardinals wide receivers coach.
NEW CO-DEFENSIVE COORDINATORS: Bob Fraser and Ed Pinkham.
OLD DEFENSIVE COORDINATOR: Head coach Greg Schiano served as his own coordinator.

San Diego State
NEW OFFENSIVE COORDINATOR: Al Borges. He was out of football after serving as Auburn's coordinator from 2004-07.
OLD OFFENSIVE COORDINATOR: Del Miller. He was hired as Kansas State's tight ends coach.
NEW DEFENSIVE COORDINATOR: Rocky Long. He was New Mexico's coach.
OLD DEFENSIVE COORDINATOR: Bob Elliott.

South Florida
NEW OFFENSIVE COORDINATOR: Mike Canales. He was promoted form wide receivers coach.
OLD COORDINATOR: Greg Gregory. He was hired as South Alabama's offensive coordinator
NEW DEFENSIVE COORDINATOR: Joe Tresey. He was Cincinnati's defensive coordinator.
OLD COORDINATOR: Wally Burnham. He was hired as Iowa State's defensive coordinator.

Syracuse
NEW OFFENSIVE COORDINATOR: Rob Spence. He was Clemson's coordinator.
OLD OFFENSIVE COORDINATOR: Mitch Browning.
NEW DEFENSIVE COORDINATOR: Scott Shafer. He was Michigan's coordinator.
OLD DEFENSIVE COORDINATOR: Derrick Jackson. He was retained as defensive line coach.

TCU
NEW CO-OFFENSIVE COORDINATORS: Jarrett Anderson and Justin Fuente. Anderson was promoted from wide receivers coach, Fuente from running backs coach.
OLD COORDINATOR: Mike Schultz. He was hired as Illinois' coordinator.

Tennessee
NEW OFFENSIVE COORDINATOR: Jim Chaney. He was tight ends coach of the St. Louis Rams.
OLD OFFENSIVE COORDINATOR: Dave Clawson. He was hired as Bowling Green's coach.
NEW DEFENSIVE COORDINATOR: Monte Kiffin. He was the Tampa Bay Buccaneers' coordinator.
OLD DEFENSIVE COORDINATOR: John Chavis. He was hired as LSU's coordinator.

Toledo
NEW CO-OFFENSIVE COORDINATORS: Matt Campbell and Scott Satterfield. Campbell was Bowling Green's co-coordinator. Satterfield was Appalachian State's quarterback coach.
OLD OFFENSIVE COORDINATOR: Chris Hedden.
NEW CO-DEFENSIVE COORDINATORS: Paul Nichols and Mike Ward. Nichols was Marshall's cornerbacks coach. Ward was Bowling Green's coordinator.
OLD DEFENSIVE COORDINATOR: Tim Rose.

Tulane
NEW DEFENSIVE COORDINATOR: Steve Stanard. He was Ohio University's defensive line coach.
OLD COORDINATOR: O'Neill Gilbert.

Tulsa
NEW OFFENSIVE COORDINATOR: Herb Hand. He was promoted from offensive line coach.
OLD COORDINATOR: Gus Malzahn. He was hired as Auburn's coordinator.

UCLA
NEW DEFENSIVE COORDINATOR: Chuck Bullough. He was promoted from linebackers coach.
OLD COORDINATOR: DeWayne Walker. He was hired as New Mexico State's coach.

USC
NEW OFFENSIVE COORDINATOR: John Morton. He was USC's wide receiver coach. Former Denver Broncos assistant Jeremy Bates was named the assistant head coach for offense and will call plays.
OLD OFFENSIVE COORDINATOR: Steve Sarkisian. He was hired as Washington's coach.
NEW DEFENSIVE COORDINATOR: Rocky Seto. He was promoted from secondary coach.
OLD DEFENSIVE COORDINATOR: Nick Holt. He was hired as Washington's coordinator.

Utah
NEW OFFENSIVE COORDINATOR: Dave Schramm.He was promoted from running backs coach.
OLD OFFENSIVE COORDINATOR: Andy Ludwig. He was hired as Kansas State's coordinator.
NEW DEFENSIVE COORDINATOR: Kalani Sitake. He was promoted from inside linebackers coach.
OLD DEFENSIVE COORDINATOR: Gary Andersen. He was hired as Utah State's coach.

Utah State
NEW OFFENSIVE COORDINATOR: Dave Baldwin. He was New Mexico's coordinator.
OLD OFFENSIVE COORDINATOR: Darrell Dickey.
NEW DEFENSIVE COORDINATOR: Bill Busch. He was out of football after being Nebraska's safeties coach from 2005-07.
OLD DEFENSIVE COORDINATOR: Mark Johnson.

Virginia
NEW OFFENSIVE COORDINATOR: Gregg Brandon.He was Bowling Green's coach.
OLD OFFENSIVE COORDINATOR: Mike Groh. He was fired.
NEW DEFENSIVE COORDINATOR: To be determined.
OLD DEFENSIVE COORDINATOR: Bob Pruett. He retired.

Washington
NEW OFFENSIVE COORDINATOR: Doug Nussmeier. He was hired from Fresno as quarterbacks coach and promoted after the departure of Jim Michalczik.
OLD OFFENSIVE COORDINATOR: Tim Lappano. He was hired as the Detroit Lions tight ends coach. Jim Michalczik was hired as offensive coordinator but left to be the Oakland Raiders offensive line coach before coaching a game with Washington.
NEW DEFENSIVE COORDINATOR: Nick Holt. He was USC's coordinator.
OLD DEFENSIVE COORDINATOR: Ed Donatell. He was hired as the Denver Broncos' secondary coach.

Wyoming
NEW OFFENSIVE COORDINATOR: Marcus Arroyo. He was San Jose State's co-coordinator.
OLD OFFENSIVE COORDINATOR: Bob Cole.
NEW DEFENSIVE COORDINATOR: Marty English. He was Wyoming's linebacker coach.
OLD DEFENSIVE COORDINATOR: Mike Breske.




 

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