|Tuesday May 27, 2014
Proud to announce the addition of 3 ballers to the FootballScoop Staff! Please welcome Taylor Mitchell, Joe Bowen and Jake Williams. Will share more about each of these guys over the next few weeks. Stay tuned...
Cheyney (D-II - PA): The school has announced that offensive coordinator Anthony Johnson has been promoted to interim head coach.
University of Northwestern (MN): Matt Moore, who has been with head coach Kirk Talley on staff at Northwestern since 2006, has been promoted to defensive coordinator. Moore has coached both defensive line and linebackers while with the program.
New Mexico State: Former South Florida and Western Kentucky offensive line coach Walt Wells will fill the offensive line vacancy at New Mexico State staff.
Southwest Baptist (D-II - MO): Former defensive line grad assistant Steve Cole has accepted the head coach / athletic director job at Greenfield HS (MO).
Iowa State: Offensive grad assistant Mitch Moore has been promoted to assistant director of player personnel / recruiting, per source. Update> Iowa State has now announced the move.
ESPN: ESPN has announced has announced that chairman George Bodenheimer will step down, ending his 33 year career with the network.
CBS: Adam Zucker will be Tim Brando's replacement as the host of CBS's "College Football Today", and Allie LaForce has been previously announced as the new sideline reporter for CBS's SEC package. Tracy Wolfson has been promoted to CBS's new Thursday night NFL package.
Idaho: Idaho has now posted their vacant assistant coaching position. As we told you last week, they are looking to hire a wide receivers coach, and the pay range is listed at $46,000 per year. See the full listing of the position here. Time is of the essence on this one.
Augustana (D-III - IL): Augustana has added former University of Northern Iowa offensive quality control coach Jordan Leuschen as an offensive inter. Leuschen will work with the offensive line and tight ends.
Colorado School of Mines (D-II): Colorado School of Mines has an opening for an assistant DFO and recruiting. See the full post here.
Reinhardt University (NAIA - GA): Per source, Clark Atlanta University (D-II - GA) offensive line coach James Miller has accepted the offensive line job at Reinhardt University.
|Monday May 26, 2014
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Washington Redskins: The Redskins have announced that general manager Bruce Allen has been named team president. Allen will remain as GM, according to Albert Breer.
Western State (D-II - CO): McPherson College (NAIA - KS) defensive line coach / special teams coordinator Quad Sanders has accepted the defensive line job, per source.
Chicago Bears: University of South Dakota defensive line coach Marquice Williams has accepted the Bill Walsh Minority Fellowship with the Bears.
Taylor (NAIA - IN): Running backs coach Brett Fox has accepted the head coaching job at Columbia City HS (IN).
Post University (Sprint - CT): Tim Shea has been added to the staff as offensive line coach. Shea has been the head coach at Woodland Regional HS (CT) since 2008.
St. Olaf (D-III - MN): Justin Lerfald, assistant defensive coordinator / linebackers coach coach, has been promoted to defensive coordinator.
Saturday May 24, 2014
Denver Broncos: Fresno City College secondary / special teams coordinator Ricky Manning Jr. has been selected to to work a Bill Walsh Minority Internship with the Broncos this summer.
Fort Scott CC (KS): Per source, Garden City defensive coordinator Jeff Kelly has accepted the defensive coordinator / assistant head coaching position at Fort Scott.
|Friday May 23, 2014
UCLA: UCLA has given a substantial raise to Jim Mora's staff, particularly offensive coordinator Noel Mazzone and offensive line coach Adrian Klemm. See the in depth report here.
Pac-12: Commissioner Larry Scott earned $3.3 million according to his most recent tax returns, per USA Today.
Florida International: Per source, FIU plans to hire Marc Davis as their new DFO.
Millersville (D-II - PA): Per source, wide receivers coach Ralph Clark has been moved to defensive coordinator and outside linebackers coach Matt Sutjak has moved to defensive line. Also, student assistant Nate Hinkle has moved from coaching the tight ends to coaching the running backs. We are told Millersville has a full-time opening at WR and a few part-time openings as well.
Northwestern: New Mexico State defensive grad assistant Joe Martin is joining the Northwestern staff as a recruiting assistant.
Georgia Tech: Lumpkin County (GA) head coach Brad Waggoner is joining the Georgia Tech staff as assistant director of player personnel per source.
Middlebury (D-III - VT): Middlebury College is looking to add a full-time assistant coach. The candidate must be able to coach a position independently. Other duties on the football staff will include recruiting, preparation of game plans, academic advising, and other duties as assigned by the head coach. Other duties to be assigned by the Director of Athletics may include teaching Physical Education classes, assisting in a second sport, strength coach responsibilities, and Event Management. A Bachelor’s degree is preferred. 2-3 years coaching experience, preferably at the collegiate level, is also desired. View the full job description and apply online here.
American International (D-II - MA): Rocco Fernandez, who previously coached the running backs at American International College, has accepted the head coaching job at Westfield HS (MA). Fernandez is a 2004 grad of the school.
Ferris State (D-II - MI): Per sources, Tony Annese has promoted defensive backs coach Ryan Hodges to defensive coordinator. Hodges will be the third defensive coordinator in three seasons for the program.
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|Thursday May 22, 2014
Washington State: Per source, Washington State has hired former UCLA GA Chris Reinart as a defensive GA. Reinart worked at UCLA with Washington State assistant Jim Mastro.
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Virginia Tech: Per this story from Hokies beat writer David Teel, Virginia Tech is looking to hire a director of player personnel and a director of high school relations.
Garden City Community College (KS): Defensive coordinator/linebackers coach Jeff Kelly has resigned, the school has announced.
Davenport (NAIA - MI): As we reported back on Tuesday, Ferris State (D-II - MI) defensive coordinator Lou Esposito has now been formally announced as the new head coach at Davenport University.
Minnesota-Crookston: Wes Nurse has been announced as the running backs and tight ends coach on Mike Fritze's staff. Nurse spent the past two seasons coaching the corners at the University of North Dakota. The following adjustments were also announced; Robby Case will serve as both OC and OL coach, Mike Clark will continue to work with the QBs / WRs while also serving as pass game coordinator, and DL Levi Bullerman has added the titles of special teams coordinator and recruiting coordinator.
Bluffton (D-III - OH): Heidelberg special teams coordinator/wide receivers coach Bryan Moore has been named the offensive coordinator at Bluffton University.
Western Carolina: Per source, Jaybo Shaw, an offensive quality control coach at Army, is the new receivers coach at Western Carolina.
Dirk Koetter, Offensive Coordinator: The Atlanta Falcon's Offensive Coordinator reveals only to X&O Labs why he considers Four Verticals a horizontal concept; how the "Stop" route by Outside Receivers can be more productive than the "Comeback"; how you should vary routes for your Single Back to make him the most effective receiver in the package; and other details he's never told about his offense. Click here to read the exclusive Dirk Koetter interview.
Morthland College (D-III - IL): Mike Rude, who has spent 44 years as a high school coach, has been hired to help start the football program and serve as athletic director at Morthland College. The program will being as a JV squad and hopes to field a varsity squad in 2016.
Kansas Wesleyan: Former head coach Dave Dallas has been tabbed as the new head coach at North County HS (Bonne Terre, MO).
Mercyhurst (D-II - PA): We are told that Mercyhurst has no open positions on staff at this time.
St. Francis (FCS - PA): Mercyhurst University defensive line coach Matt Gueguen has been hired to coach the defensive line.
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