Alex Grinch isn’t the only member of Mike Leach’s staff who is ticketed out of Pullman this offseason. According to Sports Illustrated’s Bruce Feldman, Oregon had poached Washington State assistant Jim Mastro to be the Ducks’ new running backs coach and run game coordinator. Am told the decision with Mastro/Oregon was made early last week but he wanted this
Kevin Sumlin is still sorting out his new staff at Arizona but reportedly has his special teams coordinator locked up and it’s a familiar face from his previous stop in College Station. While Texas A&M’s former special teams coordinator Jeff Banks was hired for the same position at Alabama, Sumlin has hired his No. 2
Chad Morris’ first big hire upon taking over the head coaching spot at Arkansas was to bring in veteran SEC defensive coordinator John Chavis. If the pair is still together beyond the 2018 season though, it will be an expensive combination for the school based on the contract of the latter. USA Today’s Steve Berkowitz obtained the
Ex-Minnesota QB Demry Croft, former Illinois LB Christion Abercrombie among the others added.
As a grad transfer, the LB is eligible to play for the Cougars in 2018.