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Thursday February 12, 2009

Appalachian State: Our sources tell us that University of Alabama offensive graduate assistant, Lance Taylor, has just accepted the wide receivers job at Appalachian State.

Arizona: We hear Texas Tech running backs coach Seth Littrell will accept a position on the Arizona offensive staff.  Former Texas Tech offensive coordinator Sonny Dykes now serves as the Arizona offensive coordinator.

Central Michigan: Former Michigan (2005-2007) defensive line coach Steve Stripling has accepted the defensive ends job under Butch Jones at Central Michigan. 

Detroit Lions: Stan Kwan (STC), Shawn Jefferson (WR), Sam Gash (RB), Don Clemons (QC / defensive assistant), Brad Banta (assistant special teams) have been retained.  Newest hires include Tim Walton (defensive backs), Daron Roberts (assistant defensive backs), Kris Kocurek (assistant defensive line), George Yarno (offensive line), Jeff Horton (quarterbacks), Tim Lappano (tight ends), and Todd Downing (offensive quality control).

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Stillman College: We hear former Miami (FL) quarterback Derrick Crudup Jr. will accept the offensive coordinator / quarterbacks job at Stillman College.  Crudup has served as Forest Park HS in Atlanta. 

Tampa Bay Bucs: Chris Mosley has accepted the assistant offensive line position.  As we reported over a week ago, Steve Logan has joined the staff.   Logan will coach the tight ends.

Virginia: Assistant head coach Bob Pruett has resigned.  Pruett went through a very trying year off the field.  He was to serve as special teams coordinator this spring after serving as defensive coordinator last season.

Wagner College: Check the DFO Scoop on the bottom right hand side of the homepage

Washington: University of San Diego offensive coordinator Jimmie Dougherty has joined the staff at Washington as wide receivers coach.  We hear Arizona State tight ends coach Dan Cozzetto could be heading to UW as the offensive line coach.

Washington Redskins: Veteran coach Chip Garber is joining the staff as defensive quality control.  Garber recently coach in the CFL.


University of Charleston (WV): has a Wide Receivers coaching position open.  This may be a part-time position, student assistant or graduate assistant spot depending on the individual.  Email resume to <mailto:>. 
Wednesday February 11, 2009 (Update 3)

Lafayette College (PA): Matt Hachmann is moving from linebackers to offensive line.  Joe Dougherty is moving from wide receivers to defensive line. John Loose is moving from the secondary to linebackers. Mickey Fein is the offensive coordinator / quarterbacks /wide receivers.  Phil Hallahan has been promoted from part time to full time running backs. 

Pikeville: Defensive coordinator Joe Johnson has been promoted to head coach.

Stanford: We hear running backs coach Willie Taggert interviewed for the Cleveland Brows running backs job.

Tennessee: Former Tennessee defensive back Inky Johnson has accepted a defensive graduate assistant position with the Vols.

Texas A&M - Commerce: Head coach Guy Morris has hired Jack Peavy (Mississippi College) as assistant head coach / offensive line coach, Don Lounsbury as offensive coordinator, Brian Williams as defensive coordinator, Pierre Ingram (SUNY-Courtland) as wide receivers coach, Nick Myatt as running backs coach.


Alfred University:is currently accepting applications for a Graduate Assistant football coaching position . It is a position on the defensive side of the ball. Education is the main graduate program offered to Graduate Assistants at Alfred University. Interested applicants should mail a resume to: Alfred University Football (Attention: Bob Rankl), McLane Center, Saxon Drive, Alfred, NY 14802

Bemidji State University (MN): is currently seeking 2 graduate assistant football coaches for RB's & WR's.  Annual salary and benefits include $8,500 & 12 semester credits of tuition, out-of-state fees waived, shared office, computer with internet & e-mail capabilities provided.  Applicants should e-mail resume to Coach Eric Medberry at .  More info available at www.bemidjistate.edu/football and http://faculty.bemidjistate.edu/ckippenhan/MSSportStudies/

Pace University: Defensive Assistant - located in Westchester, NY, an NCAA Division II institution competing in the Northeast-10. The position will be responsible for coaching a Defensive position (Defensive Line preferred). The position will also require on and off campus recruiting and other duties assigned by the head coach.  This is a 10-month position which will pay $7,000; No Housing Included. Qualifications must include but not limited to: 4 year College degree and experience with editing software. Please send resume and references to <> No phone calls.

Rockford College: located in Rockford, Illinois an NCAA Division III institution in the Northern Athletics Conference is seeking a graduate assistant in football.  Primary responsibilities are to assist the head coach in all facets of the program. Position includes stipend, room, board and full tuition waiver.  Previous participation or coaching (Quarterbacks/Receivers) at the collegiate level is preferred.  Experience with DSV editing system/strength and conditioning a plus. Acceptance into graduate school at Rockford College is required (Masters in Teaching or MBA).   Start date is August 1, 2009.  Send or e-mail cover letter, current resume and three (3) letters of recommendation to: Randy Schrader, Head Football Coach, Rockford College 5050 East State Street Rockford, IL 61108 <>  
Wednesday February 11, 2009 (Update 2)

Cincinnati: Our sources tell us that former defensive coordinator Joe Tressey may have been on the short list for the Miami defensive coordinator job.  We heard UC head coach Brian Kelly wasn't too happy about it.

Tampa Bay Bucs: We hear that wide receivers coach Richard Mann could soon add the title of assistant head coach.


Central Methodist University: NAIA seeks immediate applicants for Offensive Graduate Assistant.  Playing and or coaching experience with Wide Receivers or Quarterbacks is preferred.  Monthly stipend, housing and tuition benefit. Position does NOT include meals or other benefits.  Email cover letter, resume and list of references to: Trever Whiting, <><mailto:> .  Application review will begin immediately. Starting date will be determined upon hire. No phone calls, please.

Lafayette College (PA): has a secondary position open.  Please email your resume to <>
Wednesday February 11, 2009

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Arizona Cardinals: We hear quarterbacks coach Jeff Rutledge has been dismissed. 

Cal Poly: Mel Kaufman, who served as the linebackers coach at Cal Poly, has unexpectedly passed away at the age of 50.  Please keep his family in your thoughts.

Carolina Panthers: Richard Smith has accepted the linebackers job.  Ron Milus will coach the secondary. 

Kansas State: Former Arizona assistant Dana Dimel will be joining the Kansas State coaching staff under Bill Snyder. 

Methodist: Keven Williams is joining the staff as wide receivers coach.

Rutgers: Check the DFO Scoop on the bottom right hand side of the homepage.

Southwestern Oklahoma: Toby Trotter has been named secondary coach.

Tampa Bay Bucs: Our sources tell us Alfredo Roberts has joined the Bucs' staff as tight ends coach.

Yale: Our sources tell us that Stanford offensive assistant Mike Sanford will be joining the Yale staff as tight ends coach / recruiting coordinator.
Tuesday February 10, 2009 (Update 3)

Memphis: FootballScoop has just learned that University of Memphis defensive coordinator Tim Walton has accepted the defensive backs job with the Detroit Lions.

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