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Thursday July 24, 2008

LSU: As FootballScoop first reported 2 weeks ago, LSU graduate assistant coach John Wonziak interviewed for a full-time position at Montana State.  Wonziak has recently accepted the position at Montana State.  Known for the great job he does with special teams, Wonziak was the special teams coordinator at Georgia Southern while Brian Van Gorder led the program.


East Texas Baptist University: is seeking to fill a defensive coaching position for the fall.  Preference will be given to those with collegiate coaching experience in the secondary.  Pay for this limited earnings position will be 14 - 17K with housing provided.  Interested applicants can fax or e-mail resumes with references to:  903/934-8121 or .  NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE!   

Iona College: is seeking a Defensive line coach. This is a restricted earnings position, no housing, no meals. You will coach your own position and have a recruiting area. You will be responsible for the performance of the defensive line, hold meetings, assist with the game plan and have video/breakdown responsibilities.  All interested candidates should send a cover letter, resume and references to the head coach Fred Mariani () and the defensive coordinator Ed Lynett ().

Mansfield University (PA): Defensive Assistant Coach needed at Mansfield University in Mansfield, Pennsylvania.  DB experience preferred, but can be flexible with position.  2600 dollars for the season, no housing.  Dates needed  August 18-November 7, 2008.  If interested, please call Dan Davis at 570-662-4451 or email at <mailto:

Mercyhurst College: (Div II) has an immediate opening for a Defensive Restricted Earnings Position.  Defensive Line experience preferred.  Please email or fax a resume and letter of interest to Eric Long,   <mailto:>  or 814-824.2082.  Salary is $10,000 plus possible housing and some meals.  Mercyhurst is a Division two program participating in the PSAC conference.  

Tarleton State University (TX): a Division II member of the Lone Star Conference, is taking applications for a Graduate Assistant Position Coaching the Running Backs.  Please email your resume to .  The position will be filled as soon as possible. 
Wednesday July 23, 2008

College of the Canyons: Offensive line coach Jason Youngs has accepted the same position at Warren Central HS in Ohio.  Warren Central HS is one of the premier programs in the state of Ohio.

University of Memphis: The University of Memphis has extended the contract of head coach Tommy West through 2012. 


Jacksonville State University: is seeking to fill the position of Football Video Coordinator.  This is a Graduate Assistant position for which the candidate will receive a scholarship covering 100% tuition, books as well as room and board.  The candidate will also receive a small work study stipend.  The Video Coordinator will oversee all video responsibilities for the JSU football program.  These responsibilities include the daily organization of all video staff, filming all practices and games, capturing all video in the software system, exchanging film with opponents, making video clips per coaches' requests as well as the troubleshooting and maintenance of all video equipment.  The ideal candidate is a college graduate with experience filming and editing college sports.  Experience with LRS Sports Software (or another Sports Editing System) is preferred, but not required.  To be considered for this position, please email or fax a cover letter and resume.  <> and fax (256)782-5666.
Tuesday July 22, 2008

Crown College: Jake Carr has been hired as the new offensive coordinator.  Carr previously coached the quarterbacks at Bethel College.  Chris Burke has been promoted from defensive line coach to defensive coordinator.  Also, former Bethel College player Jamie Wagner has been hired as defensive graduate assistant.


The Catholic University of America: is an NCAA Division III member that competes in the Old Dominion Athletic Conference for Football. CUA currently offers 21 intercollegiate sports with nearly 400 participants and recently completed construction of a new turf field. This position is a 12 month full time appointment reporting to the Head Football Coach. The Assistant Coach will be responsible for assisting the Head Coach in all aspects of administering the football program, including coaching, recruiting, and public affairs, with specific coaching duties related to coaching the offensive line and coordinating the strength and conditioning program for the athletic department.  Secondary responsibilities include providing staffing assistance in the equipment room . The successful candidate must demonstrate a significant knowledge of football, proven success in recruiting and coaching football, and a strong commitment to the academic success of student-athletes.  Candidates must possess a Bachelor's degree.  Please, no phone calls. Please submit a letter of application, resume, and three names and contact information of professional references to: dunnd <mailto:> @cua.edu  

Kentucky Christian University: invites applications for the position of Assistant Football Coach (intern position).  This is a five month position, reporting directly to the Head Football Coach and Defensive Coordinator at Kentucky Christian University, a new member of the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics and 2009 member of the Mid-South Conference.  This position pays a $5,000 stipend, a meal plan, and reduced housing.  Experience with video editing equipment is a must; experience on the defensive side is also preferred.  Start date is August 1st.   Any questions regarding this position need to be sent via email to Zack Moore, Defensive Coordinator at .   

Langston University: is looking for a Defensive GA. To assist Defensive Coordinator, will pay tuition, and monthly stipend. NO  HOUSING.  E mail resumes to Coach Jo Nixon Defensive Coordinator looking to fill position Immediately.
Monday July 21, 2008

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Duke University: Tom Long hired as head video coordinator for football.  Long, a former video assistant with the Washington Redskins, joins the Blue Devil program after working for XOS Technologies, Inc., in the technical support field. He is a 2004 graduate of Maryland where he served as a video assistant for football.

Ohio University: Ohio University has signed head coach Frank Solich to a five-year contract extension through 2013.  The Bobcats finished 6-6 last season. Solich led the team to the GMAC Bowl the previous season.


Kenyon College: invites applications for the position of Assistant  Football Coach. This is a 10-month reporting position with full benefits.  Kenyon College, a highly selective liberal arts college of 1650  students, is a Division III member of the NCAA and is a founding member of the North Coast Athletic Conference. Kenyon offers twenty-two varsity sports, eleven for men and eleven for women. The college is located in the beautiful village of Gambier, 50 miles northeast of  Columbus, Ohio.  This individual will assist the head coach in the instruction of student athletes during practice and competition, recruiting and  management of student-athletes, and attend various public relation  activities and perform various administrative duties as dictated by  the head coach.  Must have a bachelor's degree, masters preferred.   Travel in and out of state is required for scouting, recruiting and team travel.  Must have a through understanding of a highly selective liberal arts institution that competes at the Division III level.  To apply, send a letter of application, resume, and the names, addresses, telephone numbers and email addresses of four references to: . Please use "Assistant Football Coach" as the subject line of your email. Direct any questions to Ted Stanley, Head Football Coach . Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Employment at Kenyon is contingent upon a successful background check.  Kenyon College is an Equal Opportunity Employer. It is the College's policy to evaluate qualified applicants without regard to age, ancestry, disability, national or ethnic origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, political belief or activity, or status as a veteran. Kenyon welcomes diversity and encourages applications from women and minority candidates.
Sunday July 20, 2008

Weekly Poll Result

You have 3 hours to talk ball on the grease board with one of the following.  Who would you choose?
     36%     Pete Carroll
     27%     Peyton Manning
     24%     Mark Richt
     14%     Ron Jaworski  (ESPN Analyst)

The Citadel: Head coach Kevin Higgins has signed a five-year contract extension that will run through 2013.  Higgins led The Citadel to an impressive 7-4 overall record last season, going 4-3 in the Southern Conference.  In three seasons, Higgins is now 16-17 as the head football coach at The Citadel.

Portland State: Jesse Thompson has been hired to coach the running backs at Portland State.  Thompson spent last season as the running backs coach at Northern State University. 
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