|Wednesday June 18, 2014
Our Zach Barnett (@zach_barnett) is at the Angelo Football Clinic and will be posting/tweeting updates throughout the day. Wednesday's speakers include Texas A&M OL coach B.J. Anderson, Phil Bennett, Lane Kiffin and Texas defensive line coach Chris Rumph.
TCU: Longtime Horned Frogs assistant Eddie Williamson has retired, according to Stefan Stevenson of the Fort Worth Star-Telegram. Williamson had served as offensive line coach from 2001 until earlier this year, when he became the director of player personnel of offense. He had also been TCU's assistant head coach since 2002.
Alfred (D-III - NY): Per source, Rhodes College (D-III - TN) defensive backs / special teams coordinator Scott Linn has accepted the offensive coordinator job. Prior to his position at Rhodes, Linn coached the running backs at Alfred.
Tiffin (D-II - OH): Tiffin University has an opening for a graduate assistant coaching position at running back. Duties include coaching a position group, game/practice prep, video editing, and on road recruiting. It would be preferred that candidates have experience playing or coaching offense. Bachelor's degree is required. The position includes tuition, stipend, and a living expense. All interested applicants should email a resume and references to Head Coach Gary Goff at .
Alderson Broaddus (D-II - WV): Alderson Broaddus University is currently accepting applications for a graduate intern linebacker coaching position. This position pays a competitive salary, and also includes meals, housing, and health insurance. The successful candidate must have either coached or played linebacker at the college level. Please email resumes to assistant head coach Kirk Campbell at . No phone calls please.
Coffeyville CC (KS): Coffeyville CC has an opening for a defensive assistant. MUST have advanced knowledge of HUDL, video coordination, and computer skills. Coaching a position will be considered for the right applicant. The position offers housing, meals, benefits, and a small stipend. Coffeyville is among the top 3 most successful Juco programs in the nation. It is located within a short drive to Tulsa, OK, Kansas City, and Joplin, MO. Only serious applicants may send a resume and references to Defensive Coordinator Mitchell Pate at .
Connecticut: UConn has announced the appointments of their four grad assistants for the 2014 season. David Deboer and Nick Lezynski will serve as offensive grad assistants, and Tyler Stockton and Josh Zidenberg will work as the defensive grad assistants. Deboer was an offensive grad assistant at Central Michigan last year, Lezynski spent last year as a grad assistant at Holy Cross, Stockton recently wrapped up his playing career at Notre Dame, and Zidenberg served as a grad assistant at Virginia during the 2009-2011 seasons.
St. Norbert (D-III - WI): St. Norbert College is seeking a highly motivated individual for an intern coaching position within its football program. Qualifications would include a Bachelor’s degree. Experience within the coaching field and a willingness to develop great character and leadership within collegiate student-athletes a must. Experience with HUDL software, computer programming, or digital video development is a priority, as this position will fulfill the role of Video Coordinator within our staff. This assistant coaching position would have their own on-field coaching responsibilities and recruiting area. Position will include a competitive stipend of $9,500 paid over a 10 month period and off-campus housing. Email cover letter, resume, and at least three professional references to Steve Opgenorth, Head Football Coach at .
Morgan State (FCS - MD): Morgan State has open dates for football games in 2015. Looking to play FCS games only on Sept 12 and Sept 19. At least one needs to be a home game. Please contact Lee Hull at (443) 885-4156 or email at
The Apprentice School (D-III - VA): The Apprentice School in Newport News, VA is looking to start home-and-home series in 2015 with the following dates open: Sept. 12, Oct. 3, Oct. 17, Oct. 31 and Nov. 14. We would prefer to start at home, but could be open to discussion. Also, prefer to pursue scheduling opportunities with no more than 8 hours traveling distance from Newport News, VA. Please contact Keisha Pexton at if interested.
McMurry (D-III - TX): Per source, Independence CC (KS) defensive line coach / recruiting coordinator Adam Kirby has joined the McMurry staff as offensive line coach.
|Tuesday June 17, 2014
Virginia Tech: As we told you last week, Temple's coordinator of external operations Chuck Cantor had left the program. We can report today that he is officially joining the Virginia Tech staff in a player personnel capacity. 247 is reporting his title will be director of player personnel.
Washington Redskins: Virginia receivers coach Marques Hagans has joined the Redskins at minicamp as part of the Bill Walsh Minority Coaching Fellowship program.
Exclusive study: Small college players are excellent FBS head coaches
Jamestown (NAIA -ND): Randy Elenberger has accepted the tight ends / fullbacks job at Jamestown. Elenberger spent last season at Minnesota State Community and Technical College (JC) as the co-offensive coordinator and offensive line coach.
Arkansas Tech (D-II): Arkansas Tech University has an opening for a graduate assistant coaching position at cornerback or running back. The position includes 6 hours of tuition per semester and a $6,000 stipend per year. The job’s responsibilities include coaching a position, handling a recruiting area, film breakdown (Hudl) and other duties assigned by the head football coach. All interested applicants should email a resume and references to Raleigh Jackson at .
American International (D-II - MA): American International College is currently accepting applications for a full time and a part time Assistant Football Coach. QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor’s degree required, master’s preferred, Pass NCAA compliance test with 90 days of employment. Please visit this link for a detail description and how to apply.
Methodist University (D-III - NC): Per source, Kevin Hyland has been hired to coach the receivers at Methodist. Hyland was an offensive grad assistant at Kent State last year.
South Carolina State (FCS): South Carolina State is seeking to hire a linebackers coach with college coaching experience. Position pays between $25,000 and $30,000 depending upon experience and other factors (no benefits). Housing is included. Please contact defensive coordinator Tommy Restivo at No phone calls please.
Anna Maria (D-III - MA): Per source, Anna Maria College has hired former safety Dan McKenna as their defensive backs coach.
Maine Maritime Academy (D-III): Maine Maritime Academy has an opening for a defensive coordinator / Strength and Conditioning Coordinator. The successful candidate will possess (or obtain within six months of hire) a USAW, NSCA CSCS, or ISSA, certification. Candidates must have a bachelor’s degree and a minimum of three years of coaching at the collegiate level. This is a 12-month position. For complete job listing, please visit our web site here. Interested persons should send a letter of application, resume, and a list of at least three professional references to .
Morrisville State (D-III - NY): Walter Kusmirek has accepted the running backs job. Kusmirek coached the outside linebackers at Maine Maritime Academy last season.
Mansfield (Sprint - PA): Mansfield University has an opening for a 9 month restricted earnings QB or WR coaching position. Looking for a highly motivated coach, conduct position meetings, ability/desire to recruit, and proficiency in Microsoft office applications. High consideration given to experience with HUDL or video coordinating experience. Salary range $4,000 - $6,000 including housing, and some meals. The position is open until filled. Online application can be submitted here.
Ohio Northern (D-II): Ohio Northern University is accepting resumes for the position of offensive intern coaching tight ends and H-backs. The 10-month position begins on August 1st. The job includes responsibility for own position and recruiting area as well as additional duties as assigned. Proficiency with HUDL editing software is required. Compensation includes $10,000 stipend and a room in an apartment. Send letter of application, resume and three professional references with phone numbers to Coach Mike Schmitz . Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. No phone calls.
Itawamba (CC - MS): We have learned that defensive coordinator Sean Cannon will be promoted to head coach at Itawamba CC.
Sioux Falls (D-II - SD): Kingsley Akinwole, former defensive coordinator at Iola HS (TX), has been named defensive line coach.
Southeast Missouri State (FCS): SEMO is seeking applicants for a video coordinator job. See the full details and how to apply here.
|Monday June 16, 2014
Faulkner (NAIA - AL): Assistant head coach Charlie Boren has been promoted to head coach, the school announced today.
TCU: The Horned Frogs have hired former TCU and NFL player Zarnell Fitch as director of high school relations.
Reminder: We are accepting Video of the Year submissions at or @FootballScoop through June 27.
New York Jets: University of Arizona quality control assistant Miguel Reveles will take part this summer in a Bill Walsh Fellowship with the Jets.
FootballScoop Study: Black coaches lacking leadership opportunities on the offensive side of the ball.
Pacific: Defensive line coach John Steiger has been moved to running backs coach and has been promoted to special teams coordinator.
West Alabama (D-II): West Alabama is seeking to hire a video coordinator.
Oakland Raiders: Palomar College (JC - CA) linebackers coach / recruiting coordinator Robert Bala has been selected to participate in the Bill Walsh Minority Coaching Fellowship.
William Penn (NAIA - IA): William Penn University in Oskaloosa, IA has two defensive graduate assistant coaching positions open for the 2014 football season. Each includes $4,000 stipend, housing, and tuition wavier. Must be accepted into Master’s program in Business Leadership (Min 3.0 GPA). Please email Cover Letter, Resume, and at least 3 references to Defensive Coordinator Brad Griffin . No Calls. Start Date August 1st.
Howard Payne (D-III - TX): Howard Payne is now seeking applicants for an offensive assistant, preferably offensive line. The University is seeking the best coach/best fit and can adjust position responsibilities accordingly. Position will start July 1st. A Bachelor’s degree is required; Master’s degree preferred. One year of coaching experience at the college level is preferred. Applications are available at www.hputx.edu/jobs.
Southwest Minnesota State (D-II - MN): Southwest Minnesota State University has one offensive and one defensive intern opening for the 2014 football season. This would be a great entry level position that would provide an opportunity to work at the collegiate level. These are non-paid positions (no housing/some meals). Interested candidates should email Head Coach, Cory Sauter at . Please include resume and 3 professional references. Positions will be filled by June 27th. No phone calls.
Kentucky Wesleyan (D-II - KY): We hear the offensive line job is open.
Franklin and Marshall (D-III - PA): Former Widener (D-III - PA) defensive coordinator Mark Fetterman is the new defensive coordinator at Franklin and Marshall.
Texas State: Per source, Penn State director of player development Anthony Crespino will be the new director of football operations at Texas State. Prior to coming to Penn State, Crespino was the DFO at Western Michigan.
Sunday June 15, 2014
Happy Father's Day to all the dads out there. Be sure to take some time to call your father at some point today.
|Saturday June 14, 2014
Put some work on the back burner today and tomorrow and give yourself some much deserved family time.
We are sad to report that Southern Illinois graduate assistant Cory Warren passed away in a car accident this week. He was only 26. Warren leaves behind his wife, Kris. A scholarship has been set up in his name at Uniontown (KS) High School. Donations may be sent to Konantz-Cheney Funeral Home, 15 W. Wall St., PO Box 309, Fort Scott, KS, 66701. Our thoughts and prayers are with his family.
Bridgewater (D-III - VA): Former St. Vincent (D-III - PA) head coach Bob Colbert has joined the staff as tight ends coach. Also, former St. Vincent (D-III - VA) offensive coordinator Brett Colbert has been hired to coach the receivers.
Alderson-Broaddus (D-II - WV): Per source, Randolph Macon (D-III - VA) offensive line coach Salvatore DeWalt is the new offensive line coach at Alderson Broaddus.
Rutgers: Per source, director of football recruiting operations Tariq Ahmad has resigned. Sources tell us that they expect Kyle Flood to promote Phil Galiano (assistant director of player development) to director of recruiting.
Northern Colorado (FCS): Head coach Earnest Collins, Jr., has received a contract extension through 2017. He has a base salary of $117,000, plus $15,000 for home paid attendance of 4,500 or more, $20,000 for an APR of 940 or greater, $2,500 for a team GPA of 2.85 or higher, $1,000 for each win beyond six, $5,000 for a Big Sky championship, $5,000 for winning Big Sky Coach of the Year, $5,000 for an FCS playoff appearance, and $20,000 for an FCS national championship.