|Friday May 16, 2014
New Mexico Highlands (D-II): Per source, McMurry (D-III - TX) offensive coordinator Chase Holbrook has accepted the offensive coordinator role at New Mexico Highlands.
Wisconsin-Eau Claire (D-III): Sam Cummings has been named defensive coordinator, the school has announced. Cummings had served as special teams coordinator and defensive line coach at Concordia-St. Paul since 2011.
USC: Lane Kiffin made $3.1 million in 2012, and defensive coordinator Monte Kiffin made $1.9 million in his final year with the program, according to tax documents obtained by USA Today.
FootballScoop: We plan to respond to all of the applicants for our intern position later today. Thank you all for your incredible interest in the position.
The recruiting story of the Spring...compliments of Billy Lynch
Nichols College (D-III - MA): Per source, Paul Janoscak has been hired as a grad assistant at Nichols College. Janoscak previously served as the special teams coordinator at WPI (D-III - MA).
Dynasty Mechanics: Renowned mechanics guru Tom House and Adam Dedeaux will be in the DFW to put on his first ever Texas QB camp. Tom is currently working with Brady, Brees, Flacco, Dalton, Pryor, and many others! Come out to Northwest HS to experience this once in a lifetime opportunity May 30/31. Go to the link to register.
|Thursday May 15, 2014
Listen to Mike Leach describe the experience of playing at LSU's Tiger Stadium
Iowa State: Nicole Hunter has joined the staff as the assistant for football recruiting. Hunter has spent the last two seasons as a student assistant within the Cyclone program.
Tampa Bay Bucs: The Bucs have announced the additions of Jon Robinson as director of player personnel, and Andy Speyer as national scout. Speyer spent the last dozen seasons in the Philadelphia Eagles organization.
Texas A&M-Commerce: Sam Houston State student assistant Omasha Brantley has joined the staff as a grad assistant.
Snow College (CC - UT): Snow College is no longer accepting applicants for their two open part-time positions. Thank you for the overwhelming interest and the finalists will be notified in the next few days.
Craig Bohl recalls the exact moment he knew he was ready to become an FBS head coach
East Tennessee State: Former Virginia Tech quarterbacks coach and James Madison offensive coordinator Mike O'Cain has joined Carl Torbush's staff at ETSU as offensive coordinator. O'Cain also served as the head coach at NC State from 1993-2000.
San Bernardino (CC - CA): Golden West (CC - CA) offensive coordinator John Shipp will be the new head coach at San Bernardino CC, per source.
Elon: Elon has hired former Ball State quarterback Kelly Page as their new DFO. More details here.
|Wednesday May 14, 2014
Cleveland Browns: Former NFL player Aaron Glenn will join the Browns as assistant defensive backs coach according to Seth Walder of the New York Daily News. Glenn currently works as a scout for the New York Jets, where he worked in conjunction with former Jets defensive coordinator and current Browns head coach Mike Pettine.
Western State Colorado (D-II): Per source, wide receivers / tight ends coach Wyatt Henderson has resigned to pursue other opportunities.
Tampa Bay Bucs: New England Patriots college scouting director Jon Robinson has joined the franchise, per Rick Stroud. Robinson has been with the Pats organization the past 13 years.
Miami Dolphins: Tampa Bay Buccaneers director of college scouting Eric Stokes has joined the Miami organization as assistant general manager, per Rick Stroud.
Virginia Tech: Former assistant coach Billy Hite, who spent last season as the director of alumni relations for athletics, announced that he will retire July 1, after 36 years with the University. Hite joined the coaching staff in 1978 and gave up his coaching duties in 2011 when he moved into an administrative role. This is in addition to the retirement of Jim Cavanugh in April; Cavanaugh assisted on Frank Beamer's staff from 1996-2011 and moved into a director of recruiting and high school relations role in 2011. Congratulations to Hite and Cavanugh on great careers at Virginia Tech.
Dayton (FCS - OH): The University Of Dayton is currently accepting applications for the position of an assistant football coach (intern) with experience coaching the secondary. Primary responsibilities include: assisting with recruiting student-athletes; training players in team and individual environments; and assisting with sports camps, video editing and assisting with management of office activities. This is a full time, 9-month position with benefits with a one-year optional renewal. Qualified applicants will have a Bachelor’s Degree (minimum), intercollegiate level playing or coaching experience, experience with non-scholarship football recruiting, a valid State Issued Driver’s License with less than 6 points. Preferred qualifications include: experience playing or coaching the secondary in college, experience in using video equipment (video recording/editing) and experience in strength training. Applicants can apply via this link (Job #S00413P). Posting closes on May 26, 2014.
|Tuesday May 13, 2014
Los Angeles Valley (CC - CA): Per source, Pierce College (CC - CA) defensive coordinator Juan Navarro will be the new head coach at Los Angeles Valley.
Endicott (D-III - MA): Endicott has announced the hiring of Middlebury (D-III - VT) linebackers coach Shem Johnston-Bloom as defensive coordinator, and St. Lawrence University quarterbacks coach Tom Blumenauer of offensive coordinator.
TCU: Gary Patterson earned $4.01 million in 2012, a $2.99 million base salary plus bonuses and deferred compensation, according to documents obtained by the Fort Worth Star-Telegram. Only four coaches earned more than $4 million in 2012 according to USA Today. Athletics director Chris Del Conte earned just over $800,000 in 2012, according to the paper.
Edward Waters (NAIA - FL): Offensive line coach Lamont Turner has been promoted to associate head coach.
Alderson Broaddus (D-II - WV): Offensive coordinator Kirk Campbell has been promoted to assistant head coach and head-coach-in-waiting. Campbell is in his second season on the staff. No timeline has been set for his ascension. Also, defensive backs coach J.J. Mayer has been promoted to defensive coordinator and running backs coach Aaron Rule has added the title of special teams coordinator.
Abilene Christian (FCS): University of Arkansas assistant recruiting coordinator Cody Moore will join the ACU staff as defensive line coach, per source.
Bill Curry: Former Georgia State and Alabama head coach Bill Curry has teamed up with Porter Novelli public relations firm to help college sports organizations "avoid reputational harm, monitor for potential issues, and manage through crisis situations" per Bloomberg Businessweek.
Angelo Football Clinic: The 2014 clinic (June 17 - 19) is expected to be our largest yet. Your $80 registration fee provides access to hear (and visit with) coaches from Texas Tech, Florida State, Oklahoma State, Rice, Texas A&M, Baylor, Alabama, Texas, Florida, Michigan State, Auburn and many more. See the full schedule here.
Georgia Tech: Scout and 247 are reporting that Ray Rychleski will join the Georgia Tech staff as special teams coordinator. We are told the hire is on its way, pending background check.
|Monday May 12, 2014
Hamilton College (D-III - NY): Per source, Alfred University (D-III - NY) head coach Dave Murray is leaving to become the head coach at Hamilton College.
Central Florida: Head coach George O'Leary has signed a four-year contract extension worth more than $2 million annually after incentives according to Jeremy Fowler of CBSSports.com.
Pikeville (NAIA - KY): The University Of Pikeville is seeking applications for a Defensive Back Coach. This position is responsible for coaching the defensive backs, acting as Head of Video, working with red shirt players, managing a recruiting area, holding own position meetings, assisting with day-to-day defensive preparation and any other areas assigned by the Head Coach or Defensive Coordinator. Requirements include a bachelor’s degree with college coaching experience preferred. Interested applicants should submit a completed application, resume, three professional references, and a letter of interest via this link.
FootballScoop: We are looking to hire at least one great intern for the Summer. Details on Athletic Connections.
Methodist University (D-III - NC): Methodist University is no longer accepting applicants for their full-time receivers job. Thank you for the overwhelming interest in the position.
Buffalo: Per source, Wilkes (D-III - PA) running backs coach Zach Sobota has been hired as the offensive grad assistant.
Samford: Auburn offensive grad assistant Kodi Burns has been hired to coach the running backs. Burns spent 2012 as an offensive grad assistant under Gus Malzahn at Arkansas State, and played quarterback and receiver at Auburn from 2007-2010.
Southwestern Oklahoma State: Sources tell us that receivers coach Michael Collins has accepted the quarterbacks job at Bishop McGuinness HS (Oklahoma City, OK).
Eastern Kentucky: EKU is looking to hire three unpaid interns that have the desire to get into film/video, operations or equipment and marketing in college football. See more details here.
Buffalo: Per source, Kevin Abrams has been hired as the defensive grad assistant at Buffalo.
St. Francis (FCS - PA): Defensive backs coach Jason Glezman has accepted the head coaching job at Plainfield HS (NJ).
Illinois Wesleyan (D-III): Two new grad assistants have been hired at Illinois Wesleyan. Alex Dennison will serve as the offensive GA, and Justin Macella will serve as the defensive GA.
Nichols College (D-III - MA): Per source, linebackers coach Shane Szydlo will not return to the staff.
Snow College (CC - UT): Snow College is no longer accepting applicants for their two open part-time positions. We appreciate the overwhelming interest and are now moving forward with the selection process.