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Report: Houston to name Buckeyes QB whisperer Tom Herman head coach

Ohio State quarterbacks coach Tom Herman will be the next head coach at Houston, according to a report Monday morning. Bruce Feldman of FOX Sports was the first to report the news of the Houston coaching hire, via Twitter. Herman got his coaching career started in the state of texas as a wide receivers coach…

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OSU’s Tom Herman nabs Broyles Award as nation’s top assistant

An assistant who helped navigate Ohio State through some choppy offensive waters and whose name is spinning loudly on the coaching carousel has been rewarded for his coaching efforts this season. At a luncheon Tuesday afternoon, the Rotary Club of Little Rock, Ark., announced that Ohio State offensive coordinator Tom Herman has been named as…

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Report: Chow to remain Hawaii’s head coach, AD will resign

Heading into the 2014 spinning of the coaching carousel, conventional wisdom had Hawaii’s athletic director firing head coach Norm Chow.  Instead, it’s the former who has found himself without a job. While nothing is official quite yet, the Honolulu Advertiser is reporting that Chow will be retained as the Rainbow Warriors’ coach.  Additionally, Chow’s boss, athletic…

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Las Vegas HS coach Tony Sanchez reportedly set to become UNLV’s next head coach

UNLV didn’t search far to find its next head coach. According to reports late Monday night from Thayer Evans of Sports Illustrated and Mark Anderson of the Las Vegas Review-Journal, Tony Sanchez is set to become the next UNLV head coach. If that name does not immediately ring a bell, you are forgiven. Sanchez is currently the head coach of…

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Too many teams, not enough seats at the B1G bowl table?

When it comes time to hand out and receive bowl bids, the Big Ten might find itself in a bit of a postseason pickle.  Or, more specifically, one member of that conference might. With the 2014 regular season in the books, and with invitations set to be handed out this weekend, the Big Ten has…

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Oregon State releases statement regarding Mike Riley’s departure

When the coaching carousel stops spinning for one school, another program takes a ride. With Nebraska’s hire of Mike Riley, the Oregon State Beavers were left in the lurch. Riley was Oregon State’s head coach from 2003-14. It was his second stint with the program after leaving in 1998 to become the head coach of…

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QB David Watford transferring from Virginia

It’s not just the season for the coaching carousel to spin; the transfer train’s chugging along as well. In a text message Tuesday night, Virginia head coach Mike London confirmed to the Washington Post that quarterback David Watford has decided to transfer out of the UVa. football program.  As Watford will graduate this month, he…

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Golden rule to continue at Miami, AD says

As the coaching carousel revs into high gear, it appears one of the casualties won’t be coming from South Florida. Three straight losses for Miami to close out the 2014 season — to then-No. 3 Florida State by four points, a 17-point defeat at 5-7 Virginia, a 12-point home loss to 6-6 Pittsburgh — had…

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Report: Memphis finalizing new contract for Justin Fuente

With the coaching carousel spinning and three big name programs looking to fill a vacancy, Memphis is in the process of securing their head coach before anyone else comes looking to make an offer. Justin Fuente, coming off a share of the American Athletic Conference and wrapping up the most wins in a regular season at…

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It’s Monday morning and Brady Hoke is still employed by Michigan

The first day of the offseason for 12 Big Ten programs flew by on Sunday, with Nebraska bringing an end to the Bo Pelini era and Illinois confirming Tim Beckman‘s job is secure. Meanwhile, the eyes of the college football world awaiting any peep out of Ann arbor, a day after the Wolverines were sent…

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Kevin Wilson will reportedly return as Indiana’s coach in 2015

It’s been a bad day for Big Ten coaches at the top of the standings, and a pretty good one for the guys at the bottom. Nebraska has canned Bo Pelini after a 9-3 season, but Illinois announced that Tim Beckman will return for a fourth season after going 6-6 in 2014. And now Kevin Wilson will reportedly return for a fifth…

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Tim Beckman will not ride on this year’s coaching carousel

Poking fun or taking jabs at the state of Illinois football has been fair and warranted at times over the past few seasons, but head coach Tim Beckman appears to be safe during this year’s edition of the coaching carousel. On the same day that saw Nebraska fire Bo Pelini despite a string of nine-win…

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‘Huskers rally past Iowa… and save Pelini’s coaching skin in process?

Those sounds you may have heard toward the end of the second quarter of the Nebraska-Iowa game? It was a mob in Lincoln firing up their torches and sharpening their pitchforks.  Whether what happened over the next two-plus quarters — and extra time — has quieted the grousing and grumbling in the nation’s heartland, however, remains to be seen.…

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Broyles Award nominees include Kiffin, Venables, 38 others

With the next round fo the coaching carousel about to get underway at full speed, some programs may want to pay attention to the list of names nominated for the Broyles Award. The Broyles Award is presented annually to the top assistant coach in college football, and the list of 40 nominees for this year’s…

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Hugh Freeze to Florida? Rumor mill is turning out unlikely scenarios

There is no question the Florida coaching vacancy that will soon officially become available will be one of the top landing spots for some coach in this season’s edition of the coaching carousel, and the rumor mill should be working at high speed in the coming weeks as Florida looks to find a replacement for…

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