Thursday June 25, 2009 (Update 2)
Presbyterian College (SC): Our sources have just informed us that linebackers coach Jeff Wilson has resigned.
Thursday June 25, 2009
Troy University: FootballScoop is hearing that Troy defensive line coach Mo Crain will participate in an internship with the Dallas Cowboy this summer.
West Alabama: We hear UWA wide receivers coach Desmond Lindsey will take part in the Bill Walsh NFL Minority coaching fellowship program with the Pittsburgh Steelers during training camp.
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Wednesday June 24, 2009
SMU: FootballScoop has learned that running backs coach Wes Suan will now coach the offensive line. Offensive line coach Dennis McKnight will move to special teams. Eric Metcalf will coach the running backs.
Gibbs HS (FL): FootballScoop has just learned that former Tampa Bay Bucs defensive back, Donnie Abraham, has accepted the head coaching position.
Dodge City CC: is no longer accepting applications.
Oklahoma: Head coach Bob Stoops has received a contract extension through 2015. Stoops had his contract extended through the 2015 season and will make $3.675 million this coming season. His new contract includes an annual raise of $250,000, a $700,000 stay bonus each July and an additional one-time $800,000 bonus in 2011. If Stoops remains through all seven years, he will make more than $4 million a year in the final five years of the contract and make nearly $5 million in the the 2011 season.
Oregon: FootballScoop has learned that Oregon has yet to fill the offensive GA position.
South Dakota State: We hear there is still a position open on defense and possibly a grad assistant job as well.
Aplington-Parkersburg HS (IA): Very sad news to report this morning out of Iowa. Aplington-Parkersburg High head football coach Ed Thomas has been shot while working with students in the weight room. CNN is now reporting that he has died. Thomas is a legend in Iowa high school football and will be missed by all. Please keep him, his family, players and the entire school and town in your prayers.
Tuesday June 23, 2009 (Update 2)
Itawamba Community College (MS): Our sources tell us ICC head coach Jeff Terrell has promoted defensive line coach Kenny Jackson to defensive coordinator. Jackson has served the last several years as the defensive line coach / recruiting coordinator at ICC after playing college ball for Ole Miss.
Northwestern: FootballScoop would like to congratulate head coach Pat Fitzgerald on receiving a 7-year contract extension through 2015.
Texas: Our sources are telling us that former Iowa State assistant Jeff Koonz is now back with the Texas Longhorns as defensive quality control. Koonz once served on the Longhorns' staff while Gene Chizik was the defensive coordinator.
Troy: FootballScoop has learned the for Faulkner University head coach, Jim Nichols, will work with the staff at Troy in some capacity. Nichols served as a grad assistant under Tommy Tuberville at Auburn for three seasons before leading the Faulkner program for three seasons.
Valdosta State: West Texas A&M wide receivers coach Mike Nesbitt turned down the opportunity the coach the quarterbacks at Valdosta State. Nesbitt also serves as the recruiting coordinator at West Texas A&M.
Tuesday June 23, 2009
Alabama: We are hearing that Alabama has hired former Texas A&M employee, Milton Overton, to oversee technology growth and services within athletic department.
Davidson College: We hear former Georgetown University slot receivers coach, Josh Lustig, has accepted the wide receivers job at Davidson University. In 2007, Lusting served as the tight ends coach at Richmond before joining the Georgetown staff.
US Coast Guard Academy: Recent East Carolina graduate, Kurt Von Bragen, has joined the staff as a defensive assistant.