Stanford associate head coach and former Santa Clara coach Dick Davey is retiring after the season. The 69-year-old Davey, in his fourth season coaching the Cardinal under Johnny Dawkins, announced his decision Tuesday.
Former offensive coordinator Al Saunders will remain on the Oakland Raiders coaching staff as a senior offensive assistant.
The Oakland Raiders didn’t look far to find a defensive coordinator, hiring Stanford’s Jason Tarver to take over the same position for the NFL team across San Francisco Bay.
Oakland Raiders coach Dennis Allen has made the first hire for his staff, bringing back Greg Knapp as the team’s offensive coordinator.
Dennis Allen, the new coach of the Oakland Raiders, said Monday the team has enough talent to compete for a championship and “will play with discipline.”
New Oakland Raiders general manager Reggie McKenzie on Tuesday continued the football team’s tradition of firing its head coaches by dismissing Hue Jackson after Jackson had held the job for only one year.
From Nick Saban and Steve Spurrier to Dennis Erickson, winning college coaches have long failed to translate their success to the next level.
Police have 23-year-old Anthony Loza in custody and he is facing multiple felonies.
The Penn State Board of Trustees fired legendary coach Joe Paterno and the university president Wednesday night for their inaction in the sex abuse scandal involving eight boys over 15 years.
Johnny Dawkins only needs to glance down at his roster and see four seniors listed to feel a little better about Stanford’s chances this season. After all, that’s four more than last year.