Open Dates Database will be updated again this afternoon. Athletic directors: send in your information for 2009 & 2010.
Boston College: Head coach Jeff Jagodzinski has interviewed with the NY Jets.
Chicago Bears: We hear linebackers coach Lloyd Lee will not return.
Iowa State: Sources tell us that UNLV running backs coach Kenith Pope will join the Iowa State staff.
North Dakota State: We hear offensive coordinator Pat Perles is a candidate to join both the Ball State and Miami (OH) coaching staffs. We also hear linebackers coach Kyle Nystrom is a candidate to join the Eastern Michigan coaching staff.
Presbyterian College: In addition to becoming athletic director of Spartanburg district-5 school district, former head coach Bobby Bentley, will return to Byrnes High School (SC) as offensive coordinator.
USC: As FootballScoop first suggested nearly a month ago, Carl Smith has rejoined the Trojans staff as quarterbacks coach. Smith will also carry the title of assistant head coach for offense. Smith is expected to call the plays.
Wesleyan (CT): We hear Rico Brogna is returning to Wesleyan as an assistant coach. Brogna coach at Wesleyan in 2004 as wide receivers coach.
Notre Dame College: invites applications for the full time position of Head Football Coach. This will be a new scholarship program for 2009. Notre Dame College competes in the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics and is a member of the American Mideast Conference. Reporting to the Director of Athletics, the head coach will possess a high level of academic integrity; competency in football skill instruction; practice and player conditioning; recruitment and retention of student athletes; effective interpersonal and public relations skills. The head coach will work closely with the Director of Athletics in obtaining practice fields, hiring the position staff and purchasing the equipment. The head coach will have an inherent ability to build and maintain positive relationships with student athletes, faculty, administration, staff and the community. The candidate will have an understanding of our mission as a Catholic institution in the tradition of Sisters of Notre Dame who educates a diverse population in the liberal arts for personal, professional and global responsibility. Preferred Qualifications:
- Masters Degree
- College coaching experience
- Head Coaching experience
- Recruiting and program administration
- The understanding and demonstrated commitment to a NAIA/NCAA rules compliance and scholarship program
- Recruiting experience in Northeastern Ohio or ties to Northeastern Ohio