Sunday March 15, 2009
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Arkansas-Monticello: We hear former Davidson University assistant Troy Stubbs has been hired to coach the quarterbacks and running backs. Also, we hear former Illinois State wide receivers coach Jafar Williams has joined the staff as wide receivers coach / pass game coordinator.
Colorado State: Assistant coach Pat Meyer has received a promotion to offensive line coach / run game coordinator.
Fresno State: Defensive coordinator Dan Brown passed away Friday at the age of 50 after a two-year battle with brain cancer. Please keep Coach Brown's family in your thoughts.
Missouri: Defensive quality control Brandon Barnes will switch to the offensive side and work with the wide receivers.
Albright College: An NCAA Division III institution and a member of the highly competitive Middle Atlantic Conference (MAC), is seeking a highly motivated individual for the position of Intern Assistant Football Coach (TE's/Asst. OL). Qualifications: Bachelors degree required with successful football playing and/or coaching experience, strong professional/interpersonal communication skills and organizational efficiency, outstanding character and leadership qualities a must. The successful applicant should also possess strong computer skills and a working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, Power-point, and Access software. Some experience with DV-Sport digital editing system is a plus. Duties include coaching the tight ends and assisting with the offensive line; plan, organize, and instruct TE meetings and drills; contribute to offensive game plan; recruit your own territory and attract top quality student-athletes to attend Albright College. Administrative duties include: game week organizational tasks, film breakdown, opponent scouting, self-scouting, tendency reports, video cut-ups, scouting reports, assist S&C coach with weight room, oversee and counsel players on academic and social issues, and other duties as assigned by the Head Football Coach. Compensation includes a $3,000 annual stipend paid over a 10 month contract, free off-campus housing, free meal plan in campus dining hall. No health benefits are included with this position. How to apply: Email resume and cover letter along with 3 professional references to <> or mail to: Mike Winslow, Assistant Football Coach, Albright College, Thirteenth & Bern Streets, P.O. Box 15234, Reading, PA 19612-5234. Applications will be reviewed immediately and accepted until the position is filled. Albright College is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer and is actively committed to diversity within its community. In pursuit of that, we actively encourage diversity among applicants for this position.
University of St. Thomas (MN): Has an opening for a restricted earnings Assistant Coaching position. The opening is for a defensive position coach with a priority on D-Line background. This will include coaching a position group, recruiting your own area, other in-office duties, and could begin this spring. The position pays a monthly stipend $1,000. E-mail cover letter, resume, and references directly to <><mailto:>
Friday March 13, 2009 (Update 3)
Arizona State: FootballScoop has learned Eastern Washington quarterbacks coach / co-special teams coordinator Chris Peterson has accepted a position on the Arizona State staff. Peterson served as a graduate assistant when Dennis Erickson was the head coach at Idaho.
Oregon: Head coach Mike Bellotti has resigned. Bellotti will become athletic director on July 1, 2009. Chip Kelly takes over as head coach.
Friday March 13, 2009 (Update 2)
Clemson: We hear Clemson has contact former Tennessee defensive line coach Dan Brooks.
Friday March 13, 2009
Central State: Southwest Baptist defensive coordinator EJ Junior has accepted the head coaching job at Central State.
Cleveland Browns: We hear Eric Mangini offered the wide receivers job to Florida wide receivers coach Billy Gonzales. Gonzales has decided to remain with the Gators.
Eastern Washington: Hilhi High School coach Zak Hill has been hired to coach the quarterbacks.
Minnesota: Former Syracuse assistant Chris White has been hired as assistant special teams coach. Also, former Hamilton Tiger-Cats front office assistant Dennis Polian has been hired as assistant to the head coach.
Thursday March 12, 2009 (Update 3)
LA Tech: FootballScoop has learned that head coach Derek Dooley has hired Louisiana-Monroe tight ends /special teams coordinator Mark Tommerdahl.
South Florida: Clemson linebackers coach David Blackwell has accepted the co-defensive coordinator / linebackers job at South Florida.