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Monday February 8, 2016
Army: Daryl Dixon is Army’s new outside linebackers coach according to the Times Herald-Record.
Kansas: Garland HS (TX) head coach Jeff Jordan is joining the staff as director of personnel, per Matt Stepp.
Indiana: Kevin Wilson has announced that defensive line coach Larry McDaniel will not return.
Indianapolis Colts: Per source, Morgan State (FCS – MD) head coach Lee Hull is joining the Colts staff as wide receivers coach. SI is also reporting the move.
Eastern Michigan: Per SI, former Syracuse defensive backs coach Fred Reed is the new corners coach at EMU.
Western New Mexico (D-II): Western New Mexico is searching for an offensive coordinator. Experience coordinating and coaching QBs at the college level is preferred. Recruiting experience in Southern California, Hawaii, Las Vegas, or Florida is preferred. Master’s degree is preferred. There will be game management responsibilities for the athletic department as well. Please email resumes to head coach Adam Clark at email@example.com.
Western Kentucky: Brian Brohm has been named quarterbacks coach at WKU. Brian is the younger brother of head coach Jeff Brohm, and is a former NFL and Canadian League quarterback until his recent release in January.
Atlanta Falcons: Joel Collier has been named director of pro personnel. Collier has over 20 years of NFL experience and spent the past five seasons as the assistant GM of the Chiefs.
Cleveland Browns: The Browns have officially announced the additions of Johnny Holland (LBs), Rock Cartwright (offensive quality control), Louie Cioffi (DBs), Ken Delgado (assistant DL), Cannon Matthews (assistant DBs), Robert Nunn (DL), Eric Sanders (defensive quality control), and Ryan Slowik (OLBs).
Emporia State (D-II – KS): Emporia State University, located in Emporia, KS is seeking applicants for a defensive graduate assistant working with either Linebackers or Defensive Backs. Compensation includes tuition and a monthly stipend. Housing is not a part of the package. Position includes but is not limited to: working with either the Linebackers, Safeties or Corners, video editing, equipment room, assisting with on-campus recruiting visits, having an out of region recruiting area, and other duties assigned by the head coach. Must have capable computer skills relating to Hudl Video Editing, Photoshop & Microsoft Office. Must be able to provide Transcripts & be admitted to Graduate School. All interested and qualified applicants email resume and references to co-defensive coordinator, Mike LoPorto firstname.lastname@example.org.
Logan City Wolverines (Australia): The Logan City Wolverines of the National Gridiron League is seeking applicants for offensive position coach opportunities, as well linebackers / defensive coordinator. Collegiate coaching experience required, along with extensive HUDL experience. This is a new professional league that will begin play in September of 2016. The contract will run from June 20, 2016 – December 31, 2016, with a club option for an extension. Compensation package includes a salary (+/- $2500 US/month), housing, retirement contribution, insurance, and travel to/from Australia. Please send resume’s to email@example.com to be considered.
Texas: The Regents will vote this week on contracts for Sterlin Gilbert (3 years, $850k base salary), and Matt Mattox (3 years, $550k base salary).
Western Kentucky: Former Houston head coach Tony Levine will join the WKU staff as offensive assistant and special teams coordinator, per a report from Bruce Feldman with Fox Sports.
Cal Poly (FCS): Cal Poly has announced the addition Payam Saadat as defensive line coach. This will mark Saadat’s, third stint at Poly, and he spent the last two seasons as the defensive coordinator at Central Washington (D-II).
Maryland: Per source, former Syracuse offensive graduate assistant Joe Furco is now an offensive graduate assistant at Maryland.
Old Dominion: Per the Virginia Pilot, running backs coach / special teams coordinator Michael Zyskowski and offensive line coach / run game coordinator Bill Dee will not return.
Sul Ross (D-III – TX): Per source, Snow College (JC – UT) offensive coordinator / quarterbacks coach Zac Connors has accepted the same position at Sul Ross State.
Ave Maria (NAIA – FL): Joe Patterson, who was the head coach at St. John’s College HS (Washington, DC) for the past 12 seasons, as been named head coach.
Sydney Express (Australia): Per source, former Atlanta Falcons assistant and former Tulane head coach Chris Scelfo, has agreed to terms to become the first head coach of the Sydney Express of the new professional league of Australia.