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Report: Jim Harbaugh not the only NFL coach Michigan is chasing

With the NFL’s own coaching carousel ready to start spinning in the next seven-to-10 days, we’re beginning to find out which college coaches that have caught the NFL’s eye and, apparently, the other way around. Michigan’s interest in San Francisco 49ers head coach Jim Harbaugh is widely known, but he’s apparently not the only NFL coach that…

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UCLA’s Mora and Auburn’s Malzahn potential NFL targets?

The college football world may be on Jim Harbaugh watch to see what happens with his coaching future (NFL or Michigan?), but two other college coaches could be ready to receive some NFL overtures as well. UCLA head coach Jim Mora and Auburn head coach Gus Malzahn are two names of interest according to Ian…

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Report: Stanford’s David Shaw will not entertain potential NFL offers

San Francisco 49ers head coach Jim Harbaugh has remained mostly silent on his potential coaching future despite reports saying his alma mater, Michigan, have gone all in on luring him to Ann Arbor. No matter what happens in the coaching carousel in the NFL, Harbaugh’s successor at Stanford plans on staying put at Stanford. David…

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Colorado State University-Pueblo wins first D2 national title

Saturday may not have been a great day for Colorado State, but another Colorado program achieved the ultimate glory on the field. Colorado State University-Pueblo shutout offensive juggernaut Minnesota State to win the Division 2 national championship. The ThunderWolves scored a 13-0 victory in Kansas City to win the first national championship in program history.…

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Report: Ohio St. co-DC Chris Ash interviews for Colorado St. vacancy

Ohio State has already lost its offensive coordinator to a head coaching job.  Could a coordinator on the other side of the ball be next? According to Brett McMurphy of ESPN.com, OSU co-defensive coordinator Chris Ash interviewed for the head-coaching vacancy at Colorado State.  Former USC associate head coach John Baxter interviewed for the job…

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Ragin’ Cajuns win fourth straight New Orleans Bowl to start bowl season

For the fourth straight season, the Louisiana-Lafayette (9-4, 7-1 Sun Belt Conference) season comes to an end by celebrating a victory in the R+L Carriers New Orleans Bowl. The Ragin’ Cajuns buckled down defensively to hold off Nevada (7-6, 4-4 Mountain West Conference) for a 16-3 victory. UL-Lafayette is the first school to ever win…

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Justin Fuente, Memphis reach agreement on new deal

One of the benefits usually associated with having your name mentioned as part of the annual spinning of the coaching carousel?  Ofttimes, a shiny new deal. The latest to reap a reward from the spinning carousel is Justin Fuente, who has reached an agreement with Memphis on a contract extension, the school announced Thursday.  The financial…

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Michigan raises stakes and goes all in on Jim Harbaugh sweepstakes

At this point in the coaching carousel one thing seems to be pretty clear. Michigan is waiting for a certain someone to become available, and they are willing to wait for the moment to be just right.There may be no other way to explain how Michigan would part ways with Brady Hoke a few days…

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Wisconsin makes hiring of Pitt’s Chryst officially official

The worst kept secret in this year’s coaching carousel is now out of the bag. Wisconsin has hired Paul Chryst, who had been the head coach at Pittsburgh. Wisconsin was expected to name Chryst the new head coach as soon as the vacancy opened up, but state law in Wisconsin prevented the school from extending…

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Miss. St. DC Geoff Collins takes same job at Florida

As Jim McElwain assembles his first coaching staff at Florida, it appears one key piece of that puzzle will come at the expense of a fellow SEC football program. According to SI.com‘s Thayer Evans, “Mississippi State [defensive coordinator] Geoff Collins is expected to accept the same position at Florida per a source.” Evans does note, though,…

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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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