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It's that time of year. The coaching caravan is in full swing with movers showing up at doorsteps and college administrators patting their newest hires on the back while smiling like the kid who got a BB gun for Christmas.
Texas A&M athletic director Bill Byrne certainly looked like he'd won the lottery when he announced Kevin Sumlin as the Aggies new head coach. "The thing that I liked about him was how genuine his love for Texas A&M is and how much he loves working in the state of Texas and how much he loves what we stand for here at Texas A&M."
That's three "loves" in one sentence with a "like" thrown in for good measure. But that is typical of the romantic-comedy dialogue that always accompanies a coaching change.
Former Arkansas State head man Hugh Freeze cried when he was announced as Old Miss's new coach. Not a minute into his speech Freeze tried to acknowledge and wife and daughters when his voice caught in his ...
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This recruiting blurb is so chock full of teh awesome that I hardly know where to begin.
But lemme try, anyway: Charlie Weis, “known mostly for his recruiting prowess”, has picked up his first commitment at Kansas, a seventy-inch tall, 160-pound receiver whose dad coached for Weis at Notre Dame and whose high school coach is joining Weis’ Jayhawk staff. Sounds like Charlie...
On Friday, the world was an uncomplicated place for Tre Parmalee, as he prepared to take his official visit to Northern Illinois - where he was committed to play football. A call from Charlie Weis and an offer from the University of Kansas threw a wrench into things, however, and on Tuesday he went with his heart. Parmalee is a Jayhawk.
At his introductory press conference Friday, Charlie Weis promised a quick resolution to the matter of hiring a coaching staff. With Reggie Mitchell already on board, Tuesday the first additional pieces fell into place, in the form of Tim Grunhard - who will take over the offensive line - and Ron Powlus - who will handle the quarterbacks.
In a move that should signal Frank Verducci is staying at Florida, Kansas coach Charlie Weis hired Tim Grunhard as his offensive line coach.
The Gators brought in Verducci in January, and coach Will Muschamp said one of the main factors in the hiring was his prior experience with Weis. Weis and Verducci coached together at Notre Dame in 2009, when Verducci was the offensive line...
Kansas football coach Charlie Weis graduated from Notre Dame, and like most college alums, holds his alma mater...
KANSAS CITY, Kan. -- Charlie Weis is guaranteed $2.5 million annually over the course of his five-year deal with Kansas, along with incentives that could push the total over $3 million.
Charlie Weis is guaranteed $2.5 million annually over the course of his five-year deal with Kansas, along with incentives that could push the total over $3 million. A copy of the contract, which is dated Dec. 9, was obtained Wednesday by The Associated Press. Weis' base salary is $230,000, though he is also in line for an additional $2.27 million in "professional services...
Kansas head football coach Charlie Weis added to his staff Tuesday afternoon by announcing former Notre Dame and Akron quarterbacks coach, Ron Powlus, has joined the Jayhawks. Powlus will coach the quarterbacks at KU. He joins Tim Grunhard and Reggie Mitchell, as Weis begins completing his coaching staff at Kansas.
Charlie Weis has begun assembling his coaching staff at Kansas, hiring Ron Powlus to tutor quarterbacks and Tim Grunhard to work with the offensive line.
New Kansas coach Charlie Weis is dipping into the local high school scene to get his new offensive line coach. Weis announced Tuesday that Bishop Miege HS coach Tim Grunhard will join his staff as Jayhawks’ new O-line coach effective Jan. 1. Grunhard, like Weis, is a Notre Dame graduate (1990) and played for the Kansas City…
KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) Charlie Weis is guaranteed $2.5 million annually over the course of his five-year deal with Kansas, along with incentives that could push the total over $3 million.
“At the end of the day, the job that they laid in front of me was a job that anyone with really common sense in my position would take. It was a very sound presentation and it was a very, very, very good job offer that our family collectively said was just too good to pass up.” — Charlie Weis
One of the first decisions Gators head coach Will Muschamp made following the departure of Charlie Weis was to name assistant Brian White the interim offensive coordinator.
The Gators face Ohio State on Jan. 2 in the Gator Bowl, and with Muschamp placing a heavy emphasis on taking his time on what he calls a "critical hire,'' he tabbed White to call the plays against...
GAINESVILLE, Fla. One of the first decisions Gators head coach Will Muschamp made following the departure of Charlie Weis was to name assistant Brian White the interim offensive coordinator.
The Gators face Ohio State on Jan. 2 in the Gator Bowl, and with Muschamp placing a heavy emphasis on taking his time on what he calls a "critical hire," he tabbed White to call the...
Turner Gill, who was fired after a disastrous run at Kansas, was named the new head football coach at Liberty University Thursday.
"In our search for a new head football coach, almost every adviser recommended Turner Gill," chancellor and president Jerry Falwell Jr. said in a release from the Christian university.
"Every indication is that he is a perfect fit for...