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Big East coaching change scorecard

February, 26, 2010
2/26/10
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In a world of constant job changes, you need a scorecard just to keep up with who is on the sidelines. So here is your guide to all the coaching changes this offseason in the Big East:

CINCINNATI

In:

Head coach Butch Jones (from Central Michigan)

Steve Stripling, assistant head coach/defensive line (from Central Michigan)

Mike Bajakian, offensive coordinator/quarterbacks coach (from Central Michigan)

Tim Banks, co-defensive coordinator (from Central Michigan)

Jon Jancek, co-defensive coordinator/linebackers (from Georgia)

Mark Elder, running backs/recruiting coordinator (from Central Michigan)

Don Mahoney, offensive line (from Central Michigan)

T.J. Weist, wide receivers (from Western Kentucky)

Phil Zacharias, tight ends/special teams coordinator (from Central Michigan)

Out:

Head coach Brian Kelly and his entire staff except for Kerry Coombs, associate head coach/defensive backs coach

CONNECTICUT

In:

Jon Wholley, tight ends (from Fordham)

Darrell Perkins, defensive backs (from Louisiana-Monroe)

Out:

Dave McMichael, tight ends (to West Virginia)

Scott Lakatos, defensive backs (to Georgia)

LOUISVILLE

In:

Head coach Charlie Strong (from Florida)

Vance Bedford, defensive coordinator (from Florida)

Mike Sanford, assistant head coach/offensive coordinator (from UNLV)

Dave Borberly, offensive line (from Virginia)

Kenny Carter, running backs (from Florida)

Ron Dugans, wide receivers (from Georgia Southern)

Mike Groh, quarterbacks (from Alabama)

Clintt Hurtt, defensive line/recruiting coordinator (from Miami)

Brian Jean-Mary, linebackers (from Georgia Tech)

Out:

Head coach Steve Kragthorpe and his entire staff except for Larry Slade, secondary

PITTSBURGH

In:

Bernard Clark, linebackers (Hampton)

Scott Turner, wide receivers (promoted from administrative role)

Out:

Joe Tumpkin, linebackers (to Central Michigan)

Bryan Bossard, wide receivers (not retained)

RUTGERS

In:

Phil Galiano, tight ends (from Florida International)

Randy Melvin, defensive line (from Temple)

P.J. Fleck, receivers (from Northern Illinois)

Out:

Gary Emanuel, defensive line (to Purdue)

Joe Susan, tight ends/recruiting coordinator (to Bucknell)

Brian Jenkins, wide receivers (to Bethune Cookman)

SOUTH FLORIDA

In:

Head coach Skip Holtz (from East Carolina)

Rick Smith, assistant head coach/defensive backs

Mark Snyder, defensive coordinator/linebackers (from Marshall)

Todd Fitch, offensive coordinator (from East Carolina)

Vernon Hargreaves, special teams coordinator/defensive ends

Peter Vaas, quarterbacks

Steve Shankweiler, offensive line (from East Carolina)

Out:

Head coach Jim Leavitt (fired)

Mike Canales, offensive coordinator (not retained)

Joe Tresey, defensive coordinator (not retained)

David Blackwell, linebackers/co-defensive coordinator (not retained)

Mike Simmonds, offensive line (not retained)

John Hendrick, special teams (not retained)

New role:

Kevin Patrick, from defensive line coach to defensive tackles

Carl Franks, from running backs coach to administrative position

SYRACUSE

In:

Rob Moore, receivers (from Phoenix Junior College)

Tyrone Wheatley, running backs (from Eastern Michigan)

Jimmy Brumbaugh, defensive line (from Louisiana Tech)

Nathaniel Hackett, quarterbacks (from Buffalo Bills)

Out:

Rob Spence, offensive coordinator (not retained)

Derrick Jackson, defensive line (not retained)

Jamie Elizondo, receivers (not retained)

Stan Drayton, running backs (to Florida)

New role:

Head coach Doug Marrone will serve as offensive coordinator

WEST VIRGINIA

In:

Dave McMichael, tight ends/special teams co-coordinator (from Connecticut)

Out:

Doc Holliday, associate head coach/tight ends/recruiting coordinator (to Marshall)

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