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Sunday July 20, 2008

Weekly Poll Result

You have 3 hours to talk ball on the grease board with one of the following.  Who would you choose?
    
     36%     Pete Carroll
     27%     Peyton Manning
     24%     Mark Richt
     14%     Ron Jaworski  (ESPN Analyst)


The Citadel: Head coach Kevin Higgins has signed a five-year contract extension that will run through 2013.  Higgins led The Citadel to an impressive 7-4 overall record last season, going 4-3 in the Southern Conference.  In three seasons, Higgins is now 16-17 as the head football coach at The Citadel.

Portland State: Jesse Thompson has been hired to coach the running backs at Portland State.  Thompson spent last season as the running backs coach at Northern State University. 
Friday July 18, 2008

North Carolina: Former Mississippi State graduate assistant, Paul Gonnella, has been hired as the director of player personnel at UNC. 

North Carolina A&T: John McKenzie will be the offensive coordinator.  Tayrone Odums will assume the responsibility of defensive coordinator.  Myron Jackson named defensive line coach.  Chris Robinson named outside linebackers coach.

Samford University: Joe Sicolla hired as director of football operations.  Sicolla previously served as an assistant coach at Gulf Shores High School in Alabama.

UW-Stevens Point:  Mike Heffernan hired as offensive line coach / recruiting coordinator.  Heffernan coached the defensive line at Northern State in 2007.  Also, Casey Morgan and Nick Venden have been hired as graduate assistant coaches. 

Washington Redskins: Veteran coach Don Breaux is retiring after 27 years due to a heart condition. Breaux spent 17 years coaching in Washington.

JOB OPENINGS:

Bethany College: located in Lindsborg, KS, is accepting applications for a Defensive Line or Linebacker's Coach.  This is a nine month position which includes the responsibility of supervising and scheduling work study for the Strength Facility.  Compensation is approximately $5,600.  No room or board is provided.  Coaching or playing experience required.  Bethany College is a member of the NAIA and Kansas Collegiate Athletic Conference.  Please email or fax information to Head Coach Jamie Cruce at fax 785-227-2021.

Cleveland Gladiators: The Gladiators are seeking a player personnel intern for the fall of 2008.  This is an unpaid position with flexible hours that will run through December of 2008. Anyone interested should e-mail a resume and cover letter to
Thursday July 17, 2008

Aurora University: Matt Kalb has been named offensive coordinator / quarterbacks coach.  Kalb previously held the same position at Loras College.  Brandon Sturman joins the staff as the linebackers coach after spending the past two seasons as a graduate assistant coach at Valparaiso University.  Additionally, Luke Cutcomp has been promoted to defensive coordinator for the Spartans.

University of Houston: Wes Nurse hired as defensive quality control at Houston.  Nurse previously held the position of defensive restricted earnings coach at The Citadel.

Wagner College (NY): Ivery Gaskins hired as wide receivers graduate assistant at Wagner College.

Alfred University (NY): A graduate assistant coaching position has opened up at Alfred University in Alfred, NY. Interested applicants should email their resume with references to as soon as possible.

Juniata College: seeks intern coach defensive side of the ball. Prefer someone with experience in the defensive secondary. Duties include coach own position, recruiting, and film editing. Benefits include salary $12,000 over 10 months, house provided near the stadium/football office, health insurance, meal plan. E-mails accepted at <mailto:> , phone 814-641-3513 or fax 814-641-3508.

Norwich: has a full-time job open. Email . Job has medical/dental and pays a minimum of twenty-three thousand dollars.

HIGH SCHOOL

Parkdale High School: Riverdale, MD is looking for asst. coaching candidates. We are looking to add two coaches for the upcoming season. One position will be defensive coordinator on the JV squad and the other will be RB/ Safeties coach with the Varsity team. Preference will be given to candidates capable of teaching within the school. The school has several openings, but no PE. If interested please contact Head Coach Rich Holzer at 301-752-3446 or email at  
Wednesday July 16, 2008

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The Citadel: Former Alabama defensive back, Gerald Dixon, has been hired as defensive quality control at The Citadel.  Dixon coached last season at Coral Park High School in Miami, FL.

Lane College: Head coach Dearrion Snead and assistant coach Leon Gray Jr. will not return to the staff.  The vice president of institutional advancement for Lane College claims the coaches will not return due to a "deliberate alteration" of a student transfer document.  The information was changed regarding whether a "prospective transfer student was under any type of disciplinary probation."  Trent Boykins has been promoted to head coach.

South Alabama: Head coach Joey Jones has hired former Southern Miss offensive line coach, Mitch Rodrigue.  Rodrique will continue to coach the offensive line at South Alabama.

Susquehanna: Nate Milne hired as offensive coordinator.  Milne was the offensive line coach at SUNY-Cortland.

West Virginia: George Shehl returns to his alma mater at West Virginia University as a defensive graduate assistant.  He previously served as a defensive graduate assistant at The Citadel. 

JOB OPENINGS:

Eureka College: is accepting applications for a part-time defensive assistant football coach.  Compensation includes $5000 stipend and a room with a value of $5580 (taxable benefit) - no board.  Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: coaching assigned defensive position group, assisting with the football strength program, assisting in football operations, assigned recruiting territory, and video work.  Playing and/or previous coaching experience preferred.  Eureka College, located in Eureka, IL, is NCAA DIII, a member of the SLIAC conference and is an equal opportunity employer.  Please e-mail resume and a minimum of 3 references    

Humboldt State University: Arcata, CA - Seeks applicants for a restricted earnings position with either the Defensive backs or Linebackers. This is a 10 month position with video and recruiting responsibilities attached.  Salary will be discussed based upon experience. Humboldt State is a Div.II program which competes in the highly competitive Great Northwest Athletic Conference. Please email or fax information to Shay McClure at or Fax# 707-826-5446.
Tuesday July 15, 2008

Carroll University: Matt Buenning joins the staff at Carroll University and will coach the offensive line.  Buenning previously coached at Manchester College (IN) where he was the run game coordinator and offensive line coach.

Earlham College: As FootballScoop first reported, Nick Johnson has been named defensive coordinator.  Tom Dunham has been named offensive coordinator.  John DeCou will coach the defensive line.  Brent O'Brien will coach the defensive backs.  Matt Macy will coach the offensive line.

Elmhurt College: Former Western Michigan QB Tim Lester has been hired as the new head coach at Elmhurt College.  Lester coached the quarterbacks at Western Michigan in 2005 and 2006.  Last season, Lester was actually the defensive coordinator at North Central.

Rutgers: Former Ole Miss defensive back, B Brown, has just accepted a graduate assistant position at Rutgers.  In April, Rutgers hired former Ole Miss assistant Chris Rippon to coach the Scarlet Knight special teams.

San Diego State: Charlie Stansbury joins the staff as a graduate assistant.  Stansbury previously coached the offensive line at Santa Barbara City College.

JOB OPENINGS:

Millikin University: Decatur, Il.- seeks applicants for a full time Assistant Football Coach. Millikin is a member institution of the College Conference of Illinois and Wisconsin. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, position group responsibility[WR's or LB's], recruiting, assisting the head coach in all practice and game day preparation, and other duties as assigned by the Head Football Coach.  This position will include other duties as assigned by the Athletic Director.  Requirements - Candidates must have a minimum of a bachelor's degree with collegiate playing experience preferred.  Interested applicants should email a cover letter, resume, and references to Doug Neibuhr, Head Football Coach at   . Application review will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.  Millikin University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. 

Northeastern Oklahoma A&M College: a Junior College in Miami OK which plays in the SWJCFC is accepting applications for an Offensive Graduate Assistant.  Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, coaching your own position, assisting in game planning, & working as a Resident Hall Supervisor. Secondary duties will include, Supervising weight room day-to-day activities and conduct periodic performance & strength testing, along with any other duties assigned by the Head Coach.  Candidates must have college experience either as a player or as a coach. The position will begin as soon as a qualified coach is found.  Submit a letter of application & resume along with three references to Coach Rhatigan Defensive Coordinator, via e-mail - Please no phone calls - NEO is an equal opportunity employer.

Southern Oregon University: located in Ashland, OR has two (2) Restricted Earnings / Part Time coaching positions available on Offense. Positions include RB's, WR's with Recruiting area of responsibility. Preference given to applicants with: Extensive Special Teams back round, DSV video back round and prior college coaching experience. Positions begin August 1st and will include Stipends, Housing or both.  NO meals, NO Benefits and NO School. Full time responsibility with part time pay.  Qualified and interested applicants please send Resume and reference materials to Jake Olsen at NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE. 

West Hills Community College: Located in Coalinga, California in the Central Valley region of the state.  The football program has one opening for a part-time defensive coach/asst. resident hall advisor.  The job pays a $5,000 stipend with housing and meals. The defensive assistant will help with game planning, coordinate video needs for the staff and assist in recruiting.  Interested candidates should email a cover letter and resume to Head Football Coach, Cal Tincher at

HIGH SCHOOL

Westfield High School (Houston, TX): 5A powerhouse Westfield HS has a wide receivers job open.  $50,000 + depending on experience (extra stipend for Master's Degree).  Email resume to   

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