|Friday May 30, 2014
Please keep Wingate University assistant coach Mike Pope in your prayers. Coach Pope has had to cancel his Hawg Tuff football camp due to a serious illness, and your prayers would be greatly appreciated.
New York Jets: The Jets have hired Johnathan Stigall and Seth Turner as scouts. Stilgall spent the past four years as a scout for the Cleveland Browns, and before that worked for the Philadelphia Eagles, Miami Dolphins and Chicago Bears. Turner spent the previous 13 years in the Tampa Bay Buccaneers organization.
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Manchester (D-III - IN): Manchester University anticipates an opening for an offensive intern. This is a 10-Month position with an earnings cap of $12,500 and includes health benefits, optional dorm housing if available, and meal plan. Offensive position is TBD and at this time we are asking that resumes to be sent to Shannon Griffith at . Preferred qualifications are minimum 2 years of college coaching, knowledge of spread offense, recruiting experience, and Hudl experience. Start date is August 1st. Please no phone calls at this time.
Austin Peay: Offensive grad assistant Brandon Jordan has been promoted to defensive line coach and Leron Eaddy, who played for head coach Kirby Cannon at Central Michigan, will coach the defensive backs with Cannon.
Tampa Bay Bucs: Former Syracuse offensive line coach Pat Perles has joined the staff as a player personnel scout. Perles originally accepted the offensive line job with the Toronto Argonauts earlier this year, but never officially joined the staff. Also, Shelton Quarles is transitioning from director of pro scouting to to director of player personnel, Scott Cohen is moving from senior personnel advisor to director of pro scouting, and Andre Ford, Tony Harde, Byron Kiefer and Tony Kinkela all return as college scouts along with the addition of Brian Hudspeth, who was a national scout last year.
Salisbury (D-III - MD): Salisbury University has an opening for an intern position for the 2014-2015 academic year. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to coaching a position, maintaining a recruiting territory, and film breakdown. Email cover letter, resume and references to Ryan Fleetwood at to receive more details on the position. No phone calls please.
North Carolina Wesleyan (D-III - NC): NC Wesleyan is no longer accepting applications for the three intern positions. Thank you all for the overwhelming interest.
Buffalo Bills: Syracuse alum and grad assistant Siriki Diabate has been chosen by the Bills to participate in the Bill Walsh Minority Fellowship program.
Morrisville State (D-III - NY): Former Claremont-Mudd-Scripps (D-III - CA) offensive coordinator / offensive line coach Patrick Rotchford is joining the staff as offensive line coach / run game coordinator. Also Taylor Hall, who served as linebackers coach at Pace University (D-II - NY), is joining the staff and will coach the safeties.
|Thursday May 29, 2014
Georgia Tech: Georgia Tech has promoted Pete Hurt from assistant director of player personnel to director of player personnel.
Minot State (D-II - ND): Minot State has a part-time position open coaching defensive backs or linebackers. No benefits. Pay is $15,000. Please send all resumes to .
Averett (D-III - VA): Averett University is currently accepting applications for an Assistant Coach/Graduate Assistant Football Coach. The Assistant Coach will help in all areas of the program to include but not limited to coaching a position (defense), managing own recruiting territory, film editing and breakdowns, game-day organization, aiding in strength and conditioning, and other duties to be assigned by the Head Coach. Preference will be given to applicants with strong background emphasis in Strength and Conditioning. Enrollment in one of Averett’s graduate programs in a requirement of this position, applicants with a cumulative undergraduate GPA of a 3.0 is required for admission. Averett University has an Masters of Arts in Education and a Masters in Business Administration programs. Position comes with room, board, tuition waiver, and a stipend (2,200). Please send cover letter, resume, and professional references to Jay Kirland at .
Jacksonville Jaguars: Offensive line coach George Yarno has been diagnosed with cancer, but will remain with the team during his treatment. Please keep coach Yarno in your thoughts.
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Wilkes (D-III - PA): Head coach Trey Brown has finalized his full time staff as follows; Matthew DiBernardo (assistant HC / OL), Harry Armstrong (WRs), Paul Jefferson (DL), Cole Glennon (DC).
Culver-Stockton (NAIA - MO): Culver-Stockton is looking to hire volunteer coaches. This is a great opportunity to get into the college coaching profession. Responsibilities will include breaking down opponent film, self-scout, coaching the defensive or offensive scout teams, potentially coaching a position group. Looking for help on both sides of the ball. Hours will be flexible based upon other employment. We can help with outside job opportunities to help with cost of living. Three of these positions have been hired in the program over the last three years. Please email resume and a list of 3 references to head football coach Jeff Duvendeck at .
Wilkes (D-III - PA): Wilkes University is currently accepting applications for a nine month offensive intern position for the 2014-2015 season. Responsibilities include but are not limited to coaching a position (running backs), maintaining a recruiting territory, and film breakdown (HUDL). Experience using Microsoft products including Visio is a plus. This position includes housing (year round), meals, and a stipend. Email resume and references to assistant head football coach Matthew DiBernardo at .
Michigan: The offensive coordinator position has been named after Michigan alum Sanford Robertson after a $3 million donation to the football program. Doug Nussmeier will now have the official title of "the Sanford Robertson Offensive Coordinator".
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Georgia Southern: Per source, West Virginia State (D-II) receivers coach Derrick Sherman has accepted a grad assistant position at Georgia Southern working with the wide receivers.
Penn State: Brad "Spider" Caldwell, who spent 31 years with the Penn State program, has decided to accept the activities director / AD position at Fair Haven Union HS (VT). Caldwell has worked with the equipment staff since 1986.
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North Carolina Wesleyan (D-III - NC): NC Wesleyan is seeking applicants for 3 intern positions for the 2014-2015 season. Two of the openings are on the defensive side of the ball and one on offense. Responsibilities include but not limited to coaching a position, maintaining a recruiting territory, and, film breakdown (HUDL). Compensation includes $7,000 salary, room, and board for 10 months beginning in August. Email cover letter, resume and references to the Head Football Coach Jeff Filkovski at . No phone calls please.
|Wednesday May 28, 2014
Tampa Bay Buccaneers owner/president Malcolm Glazer has passed away at age 85. Our thoughts and prayers are with his family and the Tampa Bay organization.
Mendocino College (JC - CA): Frank Espy will be the new head coach at Mendocino, per source.
Georgia: On campus recruiting director Daryl Jones has left the program.
Arizona: Per Doug Haller, Rich Rod has agreed to an extension through May 2019. The new deal calls for Rich Rod to earn about $2 million this year (before payments from Nike & IMG) and rise by $100,000 each year thereafter. Athletic director Greg Byrne has also agreed to a new contract which runs through May 2019 as well. Byrne's salary will increase from $500,000 to $625,000. Both Rich Rod and Byrne also stand to benefit significantly from a unique retention scheme funded by a major benefactor of the university. More to come on this as it all becomes more clear.
Auburn: Ole Miss intern, and former A-State quarterback, Ryan Aplin is joining the Auburn staff as an offensive grad assistant.
Arizona State: Todd Graham has received a one year extension (through June 2019) and a $300,000 raise pushing his annual salary to $2.7 million.
Troy: Per source, East Mississippi CC outside linebackers coach Webb Hamilton has been added to the staff as a graduate assistant.
Southern Miss: Assistant head coach / player personnel Steve Buckley has decided to step down from the staff. Buckley was one of the nine countable coaches. We understand that Buckley plans to take a more active role in a local business that he already owned.
Temple: Temple has an opening on their operations staff.
North Carolina: Offensive grad assistant Ryan McKee has signed an NFL contract to join the Kansas City Chiefs as an offensive lineman.
Franklin Pierce (Sprint - NH): Franklin Pierce University has a graduate assistant coaching position opening. Position includes a stipend and all graduate degree courses, Coaching a position, recruiting and other responsibilities according to the head football coach. Position is contingent upon acceptance to graduate school. To apply, send letter of application, resume, and references to head football coach Peter Ewald at .
Earlham (D-III - IN): Earlham College is accepting applications for a part-time defensive assistant coach. Applicants must have experience coaching or playing the defensive line. Special teams experience is also desirable. The position is a 10 month appointment paying approximately $12,000 with housing and some meals. QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor’s degree required. Previous college coaching and recruiting experience are preferred. Email resumes and cover letters to Coach Neil Kazmierczak at .
Allegheny College (D-III - PA): Allegheny College is currently seeking applications for an assistant football coach working with the running backs. This is a ten-month position that includes basic medical coverage and a competitive salary. Bachelor’s degree preferred. Duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to: Assist head coach with the organization and direction of all aspects of a competitive football program. Specific responsibilities include identification and recruitment of athletically and academically qualified student- athletes; regular practice sessions and game preparation. Event management or other major duties will be assigned by the Athletic Director. Please submit a letter of application, resume, and three references to the Office of Human Resources at . Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. The anticipated start date for the position if July 14, 2014.
Ohio Northern (D-III): Per source, defensive backs coach Mark Frey has been hired as the new head coach at Riverdale HS (Blanchard, OH).
Midwestern State (D-II - TX): Midwestern State University is currently seeking a Defensive Graduate Assistant Football Coach. The position includes a stipend, housing, and tuition assistance for graduate school. Coaching responsibilities to include; but not limited to, Defensive Backs. Experience playing and coaching Defensive Backs. Responsibilities include all aspects of the football program including; but not limited to, video editing, practice organization, contest preparation, recruitment weekends, student athlete development, and other duties as assigned by the Head Football Coach. Qualifications: Bachelor's degree required. Interested applicants should send a letter of application, resume, and three recommendation contacts including phone numbers to: Rich Renner, Assistant Coach, . Please no phone calls.
Wilmington (D-III - OH): Wilmington College has an offensive intern position available. Ideal candidate will assist with all aspects of the football program, including video editing and breakdown, coaching a position (TEs), maintain own recruiting area, and other duties as assigned. Compensation includes 9 month, $5,000 stipend, on campus housing, on campus meal plan. Start date is July 29th. Interested applicants should email a Cover Letter, Resume, and 3 References to Head Coach Stacey Hairston at . Please, no phone calls.
Lyon College (NAIA - AR): Lyon College is looking for a defensive coordinator and 2 interns. Lyon College will use 2014-15 as a developmental year and open in 2015. The intern positions will pay $2,000 with no benefits or housing. The defensive coordinator position is full-time. Please send resumes to head coach Kirk Kelley at . No phone calls please.
South Dakota State: The South Dakota State football program is looking to hire a video coordinator. See more details, and how to apply, here.
Midwestern State (D-II - TX): Midwestern State University is currently seeking an Offensive Graduate Assistant Football Coach. The position includes a stipend, housing, and tuition assistance for graduate school. Coaching responsibilities to include; but not limited to, Tight Ends. Experience playing and coaching Tight Ends or Offensive Line preferred. Responsibilities include all aspects of the football program including; but not limited to, video editing, practice organization, contest preparation, recruitment weekends, student athlete development, and other duties as assigned by the Head Football Coach. Qualifications: Bachelor's degree required. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Interested applicants should send a letter of application, resume, and three recommendation contacts including phone numbers to: Adam Austin, Assistant Coach, . Please no phone calls.
|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.
Bluefield College (NAIA - VA): Bluefield College is seeking applicants for the 2 assistant coach positions; Quarterbacks Coach (multiple option offense) and Defensive line Coach for the 2014-2015 season. Responsibilities include but not limited to coaching a position, maintaining a recruiting territory, academic coaching, spiritual growth of position, film breakdown (HUDL), and other office assignments. Compensation includes $18,000 salary and a comprehensive benefits package (no housing or meals included) to begin in July. To be eligible for the position, applicants must complete an employment application, resume, statement of faith explaining personal Christian testimony and pass a background check. Email materials to . Candidates will not be reviewed until all materials are submitted. No phone calls.
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.
Bluefield College (NAIA - VA): Bluefield College is seeking applicants for the position of Offensive Assistant Intern (Receivers/Tight Ends) for the 2014-2015 season. Responsibilities include but not limited to coaching a position, maintaining a recruiting territory, academic coaching, spiritual growth of position, film breakdown (HUDL), and social media development. Compensation includes $10,000 salary for 10 months beginning in July (no housing or meals included). To be eligible for the position, applicants must complete an employment application, resume, statement of faith explaining personal Christian testimony and pass a background check. Email materials to . Candidates will not be reviewed until all materials are submitted. No phone calls.
|Monday May 26, 2014
The entire staff here at The Scoop would like to recognize, and give a sincere thanks to all veterans for sacrificing everything for the freedoms we enjoy daily. You are appreciated.
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.
Monterey Peninsula College (CC - CA): Monterey Peninsula College has an opening for a defensive assistant coach. Position area is flexible (prefer Linebackers or Safeties). Minimun requirement is college playing and coaching experience. Salary is $10,000 per year (this is a part time position). Starting immediately with summer practice beginning June 30. Contact Head Coach Mike Rasmussen at
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.