Saturday May 3, 2014
Seattle Seahawks: The organization has announced the appointment of Will Harriger as offensive assistant, Chris Morgan as assistant offensive line coach, Chad Morton as assistant special teams coach, Nate Carroll as assistant wide receivers coach and John Glenn as defensive quality control.
|Friday May 2, 2014
Eastern Michigan: Minnesota State - Mankato interim head coach Aaron Keen has accepted the tight ends / special teams coordinator role at Eastern Michigan, per source.
Georgia Tech: Special teams coordinator Dave Walkosky has left the staff. The AJC reports that Paul Johnson deferred comment to Walkosky and notes the separation "appears to be unexpected".
Middle Tennessee: University of Tennessee assistant director of player personnel Brandon Lawson will be the new director of player personnel at MTSU, per source. We hear that Tennessee plans to fill the position with a new hire but hasn't narrowed to a shortlist yet.
IUP (D-II - PA): Former Ohio State and Indiana defensive grad assistant Bryant Haines has joined the IUP staff and will coach the defensive line, and serve as strength and conditioning coordinator.
Lamar: Ray Woodard has now announced the addition of Mark Criner and Arlington Nunn. Criner will work with the linebackers and Nunn will take over the running backs.
Todd Dodge: Former North Texas head coach, and former Pitt quarterbacks coach, Todd Dodge has left the head coaching job at Marble Falls HS (TX) to become the head coach at Austin Westlake HS (TX).
Concordia (D-II - St. Paul, MN): Concordia University St. Paul is looking for a volunteer kicking coach to work with kickers and punters this fall. Interested applicants please email head coach Ryan Williams at .
Amherst (D-III - MA): Former WPI offensive coordinator Anthony Fucillo is the new quarterbacks coach at Amherst College.
William Paterson (D-III - NJ): Alonso Escalante has accepted the secondary / safeties position at WPU, per source. Escalante served as a defensive coaching assistant with the Tampa Bay Bucs the past two seasons.
WPI (D-III - MA): Per source, offensive coordinator Anthony Fucillo has left the program.
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Delaware: Sources tell us that Robert Sabol (offensive quality control) and Mark Bailey (defensive quality control) have joined the staff.
|Thursday May 1, 2014
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NC State: NC State University has an immediate opening for an offensive line graduate assistant position. Applicant must have playing or coaching experience on the offensive line. Applicant must also gain acceptance to grad school and have a minimum of a 3.0 undergraduate GPA. Please email a resume and cover letter to . Deadline for application is May 5th. No phone calls please.
Alabama: Remember all the chatter in December & early January about Saban speaking with Texas? Know who was worried he would leave? Alabama AD Bill Battle
West Virginia: Defensive coordinator Tony Gibson has received a raise from $250,000 to $350,000 according to Mike Casazza of the Charleston (W. Va.) Daily Mail. He is now the third-highest paid assistant on the staff, trailing senior associate head coach/defensive line coach Tom Bradley ($600,000) and associate head coach/special teams coordinator/safeties coach Joe DeForest ($500,000). Overall, Dana Holgorsen's staff has received a collective 12.5 percent raise since 2012.
DFO Spring Meetings: The meetings are Monday and Tuesday in Dallas. The agenda & speakers have been finalized. We look forward to seeing many of you there.
Southern Connecticut State: As we reported back in early March, former New Hampshire defensive ends coach Jon Shelton will be the new defensive coordinator at SCSU taking the spot of longtime defensive coordinator Mike Dodge who was not retained, per source. We also hear now that receivers coach Chris Bergeski will be the new offensive coordinator.
FIU: FIU's DFO position opened yesterday.
MIT (D-III - MA): MIT is looking to fill a home game for September 20th, 2014. Please call (617) 715-4085 or email if interested.
Benedict College (D-II - SC): Benedict is looking for a Division II / NAIA opponent for a home game. The available dates are September 13th and possible September 20th, 2014. If interested please contact Director of Athletics Willie Washington at or (803) 705-4784, James Woody at or (803) 705-4420
|Wednesday April 30, 2014
Southwestern Oklahoma State (D-II): SWOSU invites applicants for offensive graduate assistant( RB Coach). 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. Applicant must have the energy & desire to perform duties as a full time coach would! Graduate School tuition remission, and a monthly stipend are provided. Student insurance is available. We will NOT accept resumes after May 14th. 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 . Minorities are highly encouraged to apply. Applicant would start immediately upon approval and hire.
Green Bay Packers: The Packers will hire New Mexico State offensive line coach Steve Marshall as their assistant offensive line coach according to Rob Demovsky of ESPN.com. Marshall has previous NFL experience with the Houston Texans and Cleveland Browns. Update> We have confirmed that he is going to the Packers. Sources tell us that there is no clear replacement at NMSU. Will keep you posted.
North Carolina: Carrboro HS (NC) head coach Jason Tudryn has accepted the director of high school relations position on Larry Fedora's staff.
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Willamette (D-III - OR): Willamette University, located in Salem, OR, is seeking applicants for a defensive assistant (linebacker or d-line) coach. This is a 10 month position starting in August 2014 and ending in May of 2015. This job does not have benefits. The salary is $5,000 and may also include housing. This coach will be responsible for his own position and recruiting territory, as well as defensive video breakdown on HUDL. Please email a resume, references, and cover letter to our defensive coordinator Nathan Naggi at . No phone calls please.
|Tuesday April 29, 2014
Oregon: Scott Frost has received a $30,000 raise and will make $400,000 in 2014 according to the Oregonian. Just to recap, Frost and offensive line coach Steve Greatwood ($385,000) each received raises and new contracts, while running backs coach Gary Campbell ($300,000), and tight ends / special teams coach Tom Osborne ($367,584) will earn the same salaries they did in 2013 with new contracts. The rest of the staff will make as follows; DL coach Ron Aiken ($500,000), DC Don Pellum ($400,000), DBs coach John Neal ($325,000), WR coach Matt Lubick ($325,000) and OLB coach Erik Chinader ($275,000).
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SUNY Cortland (D-III): SUNY Cortland has an immediate full time defensive position (Defensive Line or Linebackers). Candidates will also be given strong consideration as having the Defensive Coordinator title. 10 month contractual position, remuneration mid 40k and full time NYS benefits. Required college coaching level experience, comprehensive knowledge of a 3-4 defensive scheme with demonstrated success. Initial appointment will be temporary one year contract. Please email materials to head coach Dan MacNeill at .
King's College (D-III - PA): King’s College, located in Wilkes-Barre, PA has an opening for a restricted earnings tight ends coach. Experience playing or coaching tight end is preferred. Responsible for all aspects of the TE position, film breakdown, scouting reports, assist with all aspects of recruiting, and other duties assigned by head coach. Stipend is $7,000 and includes most meals. No housing, but able to assist to find housing. Please email cover letter, resume, and references to Jeff Knarr at . Please no phone calls. Position is for 10 months and begins Aug 1st.
Boise State: Defensive grad assistant Kyle Ward has left the program to take a full-time job at West Mesquite HS (TX).
Louisiana College: Head coach Dennis Dunn has been named athletic director at Louisiana College. He will continue to serve as head football coach as well.
Central Florida: Interim defensive coordinator Tyson Summers has been named the Knights' full-time defensive coordinator.
Oklahoma State: Former defensive coordinator Bill Young is taking over the head coaching job at Yukon HS (OK), per Eddie Radosevich.
Hampton (FCS - VA): Hampton University is looking to fill some open dates. 2015: September 19. 2016: Possible September 17th. 2016 & 2017: Home and Away September 3rd, September 2nd. Looking for FCS, will consider other possibilities. Contact assistant head coach John Eder at .
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West Valley College (CC - CA): West Valley College has decided to discontinue the football program. We understand that head coach Jim Winkler plans to remain on campus.
Muskingum (D-III - OH): Muskingum University is no longer accepting resumes for their two grad assistant positions. Thank you for the overwhelming interest in the positions.
College of Wooster (D-III - OH): Former Miami (OH) grad assistant Matt Mountjoy will be joining the Wooster staff and will coach the tight ends and running backs.