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Monday February 17, 2014
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Georgia Military College (JC): Former Hardaway High (GA) assistant David Mackie will be the new corners coach at Georgia Military, per source. 

Arkansas: Randy Shannon will make $400,000 as senior associate head coach. Last season Shannon made $315,000. Shannon's new agreement includes a $100,000 buyout if he leaves before December 31 of this year and then $50,000 if he leaves before July 2015. 

Phoenix College (CC - AZ): Phoenix College is looking for a QUALIFIED Offensive Coordinator that can also coach QB or RB's. Candidates with ties to Arizona recruiting are preferred. This position will stay open until filled by approved candidate. Bachelors required, Masters preferred. Desired Qualifications;. Recruiting connections in Arizona high schools, One (1) or more years of experience working with student athletes from diverse and diverse socioeconomic backgrounds , Three (3) or more years of college or professional experience playing and coaching football. See the full posting here, and apply here.

Bentley (D-II - MA): Sources tell us that Norwich University (D-III - VT) associate head coach / defensive backs coach Leo Fanning has joined the staff at Bentley.

Concordia - St. Paul (D-II - MN): Concordia University, St. Paul, located in St. Paul, MN, is seeking applicants for an offensive graduate assistant (WR Experience preferred). Compensation includes full tuition, semester stipend. Minorities are encouraged to apply. Must be committed to finishing graduate school. Interested applicants should send letter of interest, resume, and references to [email protected].

UAB: David Reeves (defensive line) and Chuck Dunn (inside linebackers) have been formally announced as new members of the staff. Both spent last season with Bill Clark at Jacksonville State.

Virginia State (D-II): Virginia State is looking to fill the date of Saturday, September 13th 2014. Preference would be to schedule a home-and-home series for 14-15 (They would prefer a home game in 2014 and will provide a guarantee, if that’s not an option will travel in 2014). They would also play an FCS guarantee game if there is any interest. Please contact Coach Keith Braxton at [email protected] or 540-817-0771 with inquiries

Michigan: The Board of Regents will vote later this week on endowing the head coaching position in response to a $10 million donation. If approved, Brady Hoke's title will add the name  "J. Ira and Nicki Harris Family head coach" according to Mark Snyder of the Detroit Free Press. 

Penn State: We told you about this last week; but just closing the loop now that it is official...Towson tight ends coach Tyler Bowen is now at Penn State as a grad assistant working with the offensive line. 

Fort Hays State (D-II - KS): Per source, former Pitt State (D-II - KS) defensive grad assistant Ike Eguae will be the new defensive line coach at Fort Hays State. 

UConn: Running backs coach Ernest Jones has resigned. Bob Diaco stated that Jones' decision was "entirely family and personally related." Jones was scheduled to earn $192,000 this year. 

Purdue: Taver Johnson's new base salary as corners coach at Purdue is $225,000. His base salary at Arkansas last year was $250,000. 

Toledo: Toledo is looking for someone to help with recruiting / day to day operations and serve as a video grad assistant. More details on the DFO Scoop.

Montreal Alouettes (Canada): Offensive line coach Frank Verducci has been let go after one season, according to the Montreal Gazette.

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Middle Tennessee: Per source, Murray State student assistant (and former quarterback) Casey Brockman is joining the Middle Tennessee staff as an offensive grad assistant. 

Saginaw Valley State (D-II - MI): Sources tell us that Jahmal Brown, who spent the last three seasons as a grad assistant at Bowling Green, has joined the SVSU staff.

Moorpark College (CC - CA): Moorpark is seeking a part time defensive backs coach. The position pay ranges around $12,000 per season. Must be willing to coach position and recruit during off season. Must be able to commute to campus and must have at least 3 years of coaching experience and a college degree. Email Defensive Coordinator, Mike Stuart your resume at [email protected]. No phone calls please.

Waldorf College (IA): Waldorf is no longer accepting resumes for the grad assistant position. 

Georgia: Mark Richt's son, Jon, is joining the staff as a volunteer quality control coach. Jon played at Mars Hill College (D-II - NC).

Wayne State (D-II - MI): Alex Bailey will join the staff as receivers coach per source. Bailey served as passing game coordinator at Valparaiso this past season. 

Wagner College (FCS - NY): Per source, Marcus Edwards, who spent the past two seasons at Bowling Green as a graduate assistant, will join the staff at Wagner. 

Southern Miss: Per source, former Cincinnati and Alcorn State staff member Eddie Hicks is returning to his alma mater as a defensive grad assistant. 

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Cincinnati: Kenyon Blue, who served as a grad assistant at Washington this past season, is joining the Cincinnati staff working with the corners. 

Sam Houston State: Per sources, Arizona State grad assistant on-campus recruiting coordinator Dan Lanning will join the Sam Houston State staff coaching the defensive backs. 

Cleveland Browns: Davidson offensive coordinator Mike LaFleur has accepted a position on the Browns staff the team announced Friday morning

West Alabama: Per source, former Citadel offensive coordinator Bob Bodine will join the staff as offensive coordinator / offensive line. 

Georgia Southern: Sources tell us that Victor Cabral will rejoin the staff.

LA Pierce College (CC - CA): Sources tell us that linebackers coach / special teams coordinator Bill Coan has been hired as the new head coach at Arleta HS (CA).

Bucknell (FCS - PA): Bucknell University will have an entry level position available. The position will coach WRs, and have a geographic recruiting responsibility. The position will pay a generous stipend. Interested applicants should email a cover letter and resume to head coach Joe Susan at [email protected].

Army: Jaybo Shaw, who spent last season as an offensive grad assistant at Georgia Southern, is now working in an offensive quality control role at Army.

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Georgia: Inside linebackers coach/defensive special teams coordinator Mike Ekeler will earn $250,000 in 2014 according to the Athens Banner-Herald. That ranks third among Georgia's defensive coaches, behind defensive coordinator Jeremy Pruitt ($850,000) and defensive line/will linebacker coach Tracy Rocker ($300,000) but ahead of sam linebacker/star nickel coach Kevin Sherrer ($200,000). 

Cincinnati: More than a month after we first reported it, Cincinnati has officially announced the promotion of Marc Nudelberg to tight ends coach and special teams coordinator. 

NFL: Roger Goodell was paid $35 million in fiscal 2013 and earned another $9 million in deferred compensation. That's $44 million folks. That's a nice year.

Pitt: Former Cleveland Browns running backs coach John Settle has been named running backs coach for Pitt, and head coach Paul Chryst has announced that he will coach the quarterbacks as Brooks Bollinger (who coached the QBs last year) has resigned to pursue "non-coaching opportunities". The receivers job remains unfilled at this time. 

Rice: David Bailiff has agreed to a new five year agreement with Rice the University has announced.

Feather River (CC - CA): Head coach JD Johnson has announced his resignation, effective at the end of April. Offensive coordinator Josh White and defensive coordinator Mike Haydon will stay on board until a new head coach is named.

Purdue: Taver Johnson's title will be defensive backs coach with the Boilermakers.

UAB: Jody Wright (assistant head coach / running backs) and Daric Riley (outside linebackers and special teams coordinator) have been announced as new additions to Bill Clark's staff. Both worked under Clark at Jacksonville State.

Ohio: Frank Solich has now officially announced the additions of Scott Isphording as co-offensive coordinator / quarterbacks coach, and Dave Johnson as offensive line coach.

Highland CC (KS): Highland community College in Highland, Kansas, a member of the Kansas Jayhawk Conference, has an immediate opening for a defensive line coach. Requirements: Bachelor’s degree, computer and Hudl proficiency, and prior coaching or playing experience at the college level. This is a full-time position with benefits. For confidential consideration, please request an application packet from HCC Human Resources, [email protected].

UT-Martin (FCS): Sources tell us that Justin Rascati, former quarterback coach at Weber State, has joined the UT-Martin staff and will coach the running backs.

McKendree (D-II - IL): Former Wyoming assistant Matt Rahl has joined the staff as offensive line coach and special teams coordinator. 

Hamilton College (D-III - NY): Hamilton College is conducting a search for a new head coach. Andrew Cohen will not return as head coach. 

Highland CC (KS): Highland Community College in Highland, Kansas, a member of the Kansas Jayhawk Conference, has an immediate opening for a part-time wide receivers coach. Requirements: Bachelor’s degree, computer and Hudle proficiency, and prior coaching or playing experience at the college level. This is a part-time position with no benefits but would include on-campus housing. For confidential consideration, please request an application packet from HCC Human Resources, [email protected].

Pitt: Paul Chryst has shuffled the duties of his defensive staff. New hire Troy Douglass will oversee the secondary with defensive grad assistant Hank Poteat, Matt House will move from safeties to inside linebackers, Chris Haering will now serve as the special teams coordinator and coach the outside linebackers, and John Palermo will coach the defensive ends.

Oklahoma State: Mike Gundy has announced the hiring of Bob Connelly as offensive line coach. Connelly has coached offensive line at Texas A&M Commerce, Cisco Junior College, Cal State Northridge, San Jose State, Washington State, Alabama, UCLA, UTEP and Arizona State. Just days ago Connelly had joined the Georgia Southern staff. He spent the 2013 season at Gilbert (AZ) High School. 

Army: FAU defensive coordinator Jovan DeWitt will join the Army staff, per sources.

FAU: Sources tell us that co-defensive coordinator / defensive line coach Roc Bellantoni will be promoted to defensive coordinator.

Green Bay Packers: David Raih has joined the Packers staff as an offensive coaching assistant, according to Tom Dienhart. Raih most recently coached the outside receivers at Texas Tech for the Holiday Bowl and served as the director of high school relations prior to that.

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Dallas Cowboys: Middle Tennessee offensive grad assistant Turner West has accepted a defensive assistant position working with the linebackers, per sources.

Augustana (D-II - SD): Augustana College, located in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, is seeking applicants for an offensive graduate assistant and a defensive graduate assistant (secondary experience preferred). Compensation includes tuition, monthly stipend, and a meal plan. Housing is not a part of package. This is a great opportunity for a young coach to obtain a master’s degree from one of the top academic institutions in the Midwest. Minorities are encouraged to apply. Interested applicants should send letter of interest, resume, and references to [email protected].

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Arkansas: Director of recruiting Chris Hauser is leaving the staff according to Hawgs247.

Oregon State: Offensive line coach Mike Cavanaugh announced on Twitter he will stay at Oregon State. 

Texas Tech: Kliff Kingsbury has promoted Eric Morris to offensive coordinator/wide receivers coach, according to Don Williams of the Lubbock Avalanche-Journal. A co-offensive coordinator last season, Morris will now oversee all four receiver spots. Kingsbury will remain Tech's primary play caller. 

Toronto Argonauts (CFL): Head coach Scott Milanovich has announced his coaching staff - Marcus Brady (offensive coordinator), Tim Burke (defensive coordinator), Jim Daley (special teams coordinator), Jason Maas (wide receivers coach), Pat Perles (offensive line coach), Anthony Ierullo (running backs coach/video coordinator), Eddie Brown (defensive/special teams assistant), Casey Creehan (linebackers coach) and Will Plemons (defensive line coach). 

Dallas Cowboys: Offensive assistant/quality control Keith O'Quinn is expected to be promoted to assistant special teams coach according to Nick Eatman of DallasCowboys.com. 

New England Patriots: The Patriots are close to hiring former Cleveland Browns general manager Michael Lombardi according to the Boston Globe. 

Central Florida: Offensive line coach Brent Key has been promoted to assistant head coach of the offense. 

FAU: Per source, Cal defensive quality control Terrance Jamison is joining the FAU staff. We're told Jamison will coach the defensive line. Will update.

Wisconsin-River Falls (D-III): UW-River Falls is looking for a local part time assistant football coach on offense or defense. Compensation will be discussed on an individual basis as part of the hiring process. River Falls, WI is located just east of the Twin City metro area. Please send your resume and references via email to Head Football Coach Matt Walker at [email protected] No phone calls please

Chattanooga: Per sources, Murray State running backs coach Sean Dawkins will be the new running backs coach at Chattanooga. 

Anderson University (D-III - IN): Toby Buck has joined the staff as an assistant coach. Buck served as the Ravens defensive coordinator back in 2007 and has also coached at the high school level in recent years.

Centre College (D-III - KY): Centre College in Danville, KY, is accepting applications for a part time position on offense. Requirements include a bachelor’s degree, familiarity with the HUDL Editing system, and proficiency in Microsoft Office. The position will pay a stipend of $3,000.00 plus housing, and meals. Please email resume to [email protected]. No phone calls please.

Arkansas State: Blake Anderson has announced the addition of Dan Dodd to his staff to coach the tight ends and serve as recruiting coordinator. Dodd has previously coached at Tulane, New Mexico, TCU, and Utah State as well as the FCS and high school level.

Ventura College (JC - CA): VC is seeking walk on coaches for defense and offense. These positions pay ranges from $1500-$5000 per season. Must be willing to coach position and recruit during off season. Must be able to commute to campus, No Housing, No Benefits. Email Coach Mooshagian your resume at [email protected]. No phone calls please.

Nicholls State (FCS - LA): Defensive coordinator Jeremy Atwell has accepted the head coaching job at Vandebilt HS (LA).

Grand Valley State (D-II - MI): Head coach Matt Mitchell has handed the defensive coordinator title off to two coaches, but will still call the plays on game day. As we reported yesterday, St. Cloud State assistant Jim Louis will be one co-defensive coordinator, and secondary coach Nick Postma will be the other co-defensive coordinator. Also, Matt Yoches will move from defensive line to running backs, Matt Vitzthum has moved from running backs to receivers, and Jack Ginn will coach the receivers after previously handing the quarterbacks.

Grambling: Longtime Southern University assistant Terrence Graves is the new linebackers coach / special teams coordinator at Grambling. Graves had been the assistant head coach / linebackers coach at Mississippi Valley State since 2010, eventually taking over as the interim head coach until Rick Comegy was hired last month.

USC: Kyle DeVan, who worked as a grad assistant last season at Oregon State coaching the tight ends, has accepted a similar position at USC, according to a report from the Oregonian.

Wyoming: Per source, St. Joseph's College (D-II - IN) receivers / tight ends coach Shane LaDage will join the Wyoming staff coaching the tight ends (restricted earnings). 

Minnesota: Golden Gopher administration and head coach Jerry Kill are working on a new contract, and an announcement should be made soon. Kill is making $1.2 million annually right now (not including bonuses), which is lowest among Big Ten coaches.

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Jacksonville University (FCS - FL): Jacksonville University is looking for games for the 2014 season. Dates are Sept. 6th and Oct. 25th. Home or away all scenarios will be considered. Contact is defensive coordinator Jerry Odom at [email protected] if interested.