|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.
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.
Oberlin College (D-III - OH): Oberlin is seeking to hire a full-time ten month offensive intern. Bachelor's degree is required with at least one year of coaching and / or relevant competitive experience preferred but not required; collegiate playing experience preferred. Salary range of $7,500 - $10,000 plus an excellent benefits package. Please submit a letter of application, resume, one page coaching philosophy and names and contact information of three references to Eric Lahetta, Director of Football Operations, to by June 2nd. No phone calls please.
Fort Scott CC (KS): Per source, Garden City defensive coordinator Jeff Kelly has accepted the defensive coordinator / assistant head coaching position at Fort Scott.
Oberlin College (D-III - OH): Oberlin is seeking to hire a full-time ten month defensive line coach. Bachelor's degree is required with at least one year of coaching and / or relevant competitive experience; collegiate playing experience preferred. Salary range of $18,000 - $22,000 plus an excellent benefits package. Please submit a letter of application, resume, one page coaching philosophy and names and contact information of three references to Eric Lahetta, Director of Football Operations, to by June 2nd. No phone calls please.
|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.
Taylor (NAIA - IN): Taylor University is seeking 2 highly motivated coaches, one position coach on offense and one on defense. Specific positions are yet to be determined. Each position coach will assist with all aspects of the football program including, video editing and breakdown (Hudl), recruiting area, summer camps and other duties as assigned. Compensation includes a 10 month, $10,000 stipend along with the prospect of affordable off campus shared housing and/or meals. Interested candidates should submit a letter of interest that specifically details their football experience as well as an active and growing Christian faith and a desire to mentor others in that faith. Send letter with a resume and references to .
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.
Findlay (D-II - OH): The University of Findlay has a graduate assistant position available. The GA will assist with the following; a recruiting area and management, position coaching, summer camp coaching, video editing and breakdown (DVSport), and other duties as assigned. Preference will be given to applicants with a 3.0 GPA or higher. Graduate School tuition remission, monthly stipend and meal plan provided. E-mail cover letter, resume, and references to: Head Football Coach Rob Keys at .
Delaware Valley (D-III - PA): Delaware Valley College is looking for an offensive line intern. This is a 9 month position that pays 4,500 along with on campus housing. Responsibilities include: assisting the offensive staff during practice, recruiting area and working directly with our video coordinator using Hudl. Strength and Conditioning experience is a plus. Preference will be given to local candidates. Please email resume and cover letter to head coach Duke Greco at .
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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Mount Ida (D-III - MA): Mount Ida College seeks qualified candidates for the position of assistant football coach / offensive coordinator. This position is responsible for coordinating the offense, coaching a position, recruiting, and other duties as assigned by the head coach. This is a 12-month, full-time, benefit eligible position. Qualifications include 5 years of collegiate coaching and recruiting experience. Preference will be given to candidates with experience coaching Offensive Line or Quarterbacks. Qualified candidates should forward a cover letter, resume and names and contact information of three professional references to .
|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.
Midland (NAIA - NE): Midland University, a private, Christian, liberal arts university in Fremont, Nebraska (just outside of metro Omaha), is seeking two graduate assistant coaches. These positions will be offered within our graduate assistant structure, requiring admission to the University's Master of Education and Leadership or Master of Business Administration programs. The person who holds this position will receive tuition remission from the University and potentially receive an on campus meal plan, free campus housing, and monthly stipend. Inquiries should send resume and letter of interest to head coach Josh Gehring at .
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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.
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Reinhardt (NAIA - GA): Reinhardt University is seeking 3 highly motivated interns. Two of the positions will be on the defensive side working with the corners and defensive line. The offensive position will work with the tight ends. There is a small monthly stipend, affordable off campus shared housing, and affordable meal plan that goes with each position. Collegiate playing and/or coaching experience preferred. No graduate school available. Preference given to applicants with background in Georgia or surrounding states. Required knowledge of HUDL and Microsoft office. Please contact Coach Adam Carter with cover letter, resume, and references at .
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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Southwestern Oklahoma State (D-II): SWOSU is looking to hire two graduate assistants. One will work with the defensive line, and the other will be responsible for the defensive backs. The GAs will assist with all aspects of a NCAA Division II football program including compliance with NCAA, and University rules and regulations, recruiting area and management, position coaching, summer camp coaching, video editing and breakdown (Hudl), and other duties as assigned. Bachelor's and admission to the SWOSU graduate program is required. Previous participation and/or coaching experience is preferred. Graduate School tuition remission, and a monthly stipend are provided. Student insurance is available. We will NOT accept resumes after June 15th. Forward letter of application describing interest and qualifications for the position, resume, and names, addresses and telephone numbers of at least three professional references to: Head Football Coach Dan Cocannouer at . Applicant would start immediately upon approval and hire.
Occidental (D-III – CA): Occidental College, located in Los Angeles, CA is currently seeking applications for a RB coach. This is a 5 month position and there is a stipend of $3000 available. No housing or benefits are attached to the position. Responsibilities include all aspects of the football program including; but not limited to, video breakdown, recruiting, equipment, and other duties as assigned by the Head Football Coach. Qualifications: Bachelor's degree required and experience playing or coaching the running back position. Interested applicants should send a Cover Letter, Resume, and three Professional References (including phone numbers) to Director of Football Operations, Justin Luthey at . Minority applicants and those from the Los Angeles area are encouraged to apply. Note: Occidental Football is a morning practice team. Applicant must be free from 6:30am-9:30am.