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Former Oklahoma, Colorado, New England Patriots and New Jersey Generals head coach Chuck Fairbanks passed away Tuesday at age 79. Our condolences are with his family.
Nevada: Former NFL wide receiver Ashley Lelie has joined the Nevada program as an offensive quality control assistant. Sources tell us he will be a graduate assistant this fall.
East Tennessee State: The newly formed football program has landed College Football Hall of Fame coach Phillip Fulmer to serve the program in a so far untitled role. "I'll be whatever they need me to be," he told Josh Smith of WJHL.
Johnson C. Smith (D-II - NC): JCSU is still seeking a home game (Charlotte, NC) on November 9, 2013. Will do a 2 year contract if possible, but willing to do 1 year deal. Looking for D2 opponents. If interested, please contact Coach Steven Aycock at [email protected].
Florida: Sources tell us that former Kentucky grad assistant, and former FootballScoop GA of the Day, Kyle Krantz has accepted a grad assistant position at Florida.
Austin Peay: Athletic director Dave Loos has decided to step down, but will remain men's basketball coach.
North Alabama (D-II): North Alabama is looking to fill games for the first three weeks of the 2014 season. Please contact coach Wallace or coach Willis in the football office at 256-765-4397.
St. Ambrose (NAIA - IA): St. Ambrose University, located in Davenport, Iowa is seeking a graduate assistant to coach the Defensive Line. The position includes tuition and a stipend. Looking for applicants that have a passion for coaching and the energy to perform all the duties associated with being a full-time coach. Candidates with previous defensive line coaching experience and/or Hudl experience a plus. Interested applicants should email a cover letter and resume to Jeff Girsch, Defensive Coordinator [email protected]. No phone calls please.
West Virginia Wesleyan: WV Wesleyan is still seeking a home game on November 16, 2013. Will do a 2 year contract if possible, but willing to do 1 year deal. Looking for D2 opponents. If interested, please contact Coach Josh Ward at [email protected].
Missouri Western State (D-II - MO): Sources tell us that Joel Beard has been added to the staff as an assistant coach. Beard previously coached the receivers at Southeast Missouri (FCS).
Colorado: Defensive coordinator Kent Baer is close to finalizing a multi-year contract. When finalized, Baer will be just the second assistant in program history to receive a multi-year deal.
William Jewell (D-II - MO): Former Rams linebackers coach Blake Williams has been hired as a defensive consultant and will also work with the linebackers. Trent Figg, who coached the linebackers last season, will now coach the secondary.
South Dakota: Sources tell us the Wisconsin - Whitewater linebackers coach Jace Rindahl has accepted the grad assistant job at South Dakota working with the running backs.
Missouri Southern (D-II): Sources tell us that Chandler Tygard has accepted the defensive line job. Tygard coached the defensive line at the University of the Cumberlands (NAIA - KY) last season.
Louisville: Former quarterback Will Stein is now a grad assistant on Charlie Strong's staff.
Lane College (D-II - TN): Lane College has an open date for September 21 2013, with a corresponding date for the 2015 season. Looking for D2, D3, or NAIA opponent. If interested, please contact Head Football Coach Derrick Burroughs at [email protected] or call (731) 425-2540.
Colgate (FCS - NY): Former co-defensive coordinator Pat Foley has accepted the head coaching job at Brooks HS (MA).