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Broncos coach Vic Fangio hires 2 more assistants

Jan. 17, 2019 7:19 PM EST

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — New Broncos head coach Vic Fangio has hired two more members of his staff: tight ends coach Wade Harman and defensive backs coach Renaldo Hill. Harman has spent 19 of his 22 years as an NFL assistant coaching tight ends, including the last four years in Atlanta, where he was...

Washington hires Junior Adams as wide receivers coach

Jan. 17, 2019 6:00 PM EST

SEATTLE (AP) — Washington has hired Junior Adams as its new wide receivers coach. Adams replaces Matt Lubick, who left coaching for a business opportunity in Colorado. Adams had served as the offensive coordinator at Western Kentucky for the past two seasons but was part of the coaching staff that was let...

Iowa looking to plug holes at TE, DL in the offseason

Jan. 17, 2019 5:16 PM EST

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Iowa coach Kirk Ferentz on Thursday identified defensive line and tight end as the team's biggest concerns heading into the offseason. The Hawkeyes, who finished 9-4 and ranked 25th after beating Mississippi State in the Outback Bowl, lost a program-high four players who left school...

Maryland hires former ECU coach Montgomery to run offense

Jan. 17, 2019 4:19 PM EST

COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) — Maryland coach Michael Locksley has hired former East Carolina coach Scottie Montgomery to be his offensive coordinator and put John Papuchis in charge of special teams. Locksley's initial coaching hires, announced Thursday, also include John Reagan as offensive line coach; Cory...

Missouri hires former Tech DC David Gibbs, promotes McGee

Jan. 17, 2019 3:22 PM EST

COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — Missouri has hired former Texas Tech defensive coordinator David Gibbs as an assistant coach. Gibbs spent the last four seasons in Lubbock and the Red Raiders in 2017 led the Big 12 and ranked sixth nationally with 29 forced turnovers. From 2013-17, Gibbs' defenses at Tech and Houston...

Harbaugh hires Nua, completes staff for 5th year at Michigan

Jan. 17, 2019 2:13 PM EST

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — Jim Harbaugh has completed his coaching staff for his fifth season at Michigan. He hired defensive line coach Shaun Nua on Thursday, a week after adding offensive coordinator Josh Gattis and defensive assistant Anthony Campanile. Harbaugh says Nua is a rising star in the coaching...

Steelers hire Faulkner as running backs coach

Jan. 17, 2019 11:39 AM EST

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Eddie Faulkner is the new running backs coach for the Pittsburgh Steelers. The team announced Faulkner's hiring on Thursday. Faulkner replaces James Saxon, whose contract was not renewed after the Steelers finished 9-6-1 and missed the playoffs. Faulkner comes to the Steelers from North...

Ex-high school coach pleaded guilty to having sex with girl

Jan. 17, 2019 11:35 AM EST

NORTHAMPTON, Mass. (AP) — A former volunteer high school basketball coach in Massachusetts has pleaded guilty to raping and sexually assaulting a teenage girl. The Daily Hampshire Gazette reports that 35-year-old Anthony Florio Jr. was sentenced Wednesday to up to five years behind bars after pleading...

Tulsa beats UConn after both coaches ejected

Jan. 16, 2019 10:44 PM EST

TULSA, Okla. (AP) — The coaches weren't around to see all of it, but reserve Jeriah Horne scored a career high 27 points and Tulsa defeated UConn 89-83 Wednesday night, snapping a two-game conference losing streak. Both Tulsa coach Frank Haith and UConn coach Dan Hurley were ejected with 11:40 to play in...

Broncos hire 49ers QBs coach Scangarello as OC

Jan. 16, 2019 10:04 PM EST

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — The task of modernizing Denver's outdated offense goes to Rich Scangarello, whose stellar work as San Francisco's quarterbacks coach the last two seasons led to his hiring as the Broncos' offensive coordinator Wednesday. "We're getting an experienced coach who was a trusted and...