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Buffalo: Sources tell us that Eric Lewis has been hired to coach the defensive backs. Lewis most recently served as the defensive coordinator at Weber State.
LSU: The school has now formally announced the hiring of Bradley Dale Peveto as special teams coordinator/defensive assistant.
Indiana University Pennsylvania (D-II): Head coach Curt Cignetti has announced the hiring of Johnny Franco to coach the defensive backs. Franco is a former an All-American at IUP.
Eastern Michigan: Per source, Indiana associate director of player personnel Herb Haygood is joining the staff as receivers coach.
Whittier (D-III - CA): Whittier has announced the additions of Cameron Deen (offensive grad assistant) and Nathan Poole Jr. (defensive grad assistant).
Frostburg State (D-III - MD): Frostburg State is looking for Home JV games for the 2014 season. Open to playing on Sundays or Mondays, many dates still available. Please contact Jamie Schumacher by email at email@example.com or by phone 412-389-9536 if interested.
Harvard: Head coach Tim Murphy is at home recovering from a "medical issue" he suffered earlier this month, according to a report from Boston.com. Coach Murphy is expected to return by the time that spring practice starts at the end of March. Offensive coordinator Joel Lamb and defensive coordinator Scott Larkee will manage the team until Murphy returns.
Rice: Frank Okam, who played at Texas and was drafted by the Houston Texans, has joined the staff as a defensive grad assistant, according to Joseph Duarte.
Lafayette College (FCS - PA): New Hampshire linebackers coach Art Link has been named defensive coordinator. Link has coached the linebackers at UNH the past two seasons, and was the defensive coordinator at Campbell University prior to that.
Kennesaw State (FCS - GA): Kennesaw State is looking for a new video coordinator. See how to apply here.
Vanderbilt: Sources confirm to us that Utah State defensive line coach Frank Maile will be the new defensive line coach at Vanderbilt.
Minot State (D-II - ND): Chris Brunkhorst has been added as defensive line coach/strength and conditioning coach.
Southern Miss: Southern Miss is looking for a video grad assistant. Full details here.
Sam Houston State (FCS - TX): Sam Houston State University is looking for a home game on either 9/13/14 or 9/20/14 against an FCS opponent. Contact Phil Longo via email at firstname.lastname@example.org or (215) 779-4763 if interested
Cornell (FCS - NY): Cornell has announced Roy Istvan as its offensive coordinator. He served in the same capacity at Rhode Island for the past three seasons.
Augustana (D-II - SD): Sources tell us that defensive coordinator Jake Dickert is leaving to become the defensive coordinator at Minnesota State-Mankato (D-II) and linebackers coach / special teams coordinator Brian Bergstrom is being promoted to defensive coordinator.
Concordia (NAIA - MI): Concordia University, located in Ann Arbor, MI is seeking applicants for a Part-Time Assistant Football Coach/Defensive Backs. Interested candidates should e-mail a cover letter, resume, and references to Josh Schumacher at Joshua.email@example.com by March 8, 2014.
Aurora (D-III - IL): TCU grad assistant Kyle Skierski has been hired as the offensive line coach at Aurora University, per source.
Northern Colorado (FCS): Per source, Trevor Wikre is the new offensive line coach at Northern Colorado. Wikre spent this past season at Adams State (D-II - CO) coaching the offensive line.
Edmonton Eskimos (CFL): Per source, former Wake Forest offensive line coach Jonathan Himebauch will officially join the the staff as offensive line coach later today.
Nassau Community College (NY): Nassau Community College is seeking applicants for a defensive coordinator position. Minimum of 3 to 5 years defensive football coaching linebacker’s and/or coordinating experience is preferred. Interested candidates should email a cover letter, resume, and references to Joe Osovet, Head Football Coach at Joseph.Osovet@ncc.edu by Friday March 7, 2014. NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE.
UNC-Pembroke (D-II - NC): UNC-Pembroke is looking to hire a full time offensive coordinator / quarterbacks coach. Master's degree in PE/Health/Recreation required. Please send resumes and cover letter to head coach Shane Richardson at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Presbyterian College: Sources tell us that Mitch Hall has joined the staff as running backs / tight ends coach. Hall previously coached the defensive line at Newberry College, and has a previous stop at Presbyterian back in 2005 and 2006.
Fairmont State (D-II - WV): Fairmont State is looking for an assistant football coach to work with the defensive backs. Qualifications include 3-5 years of college coaching experience with preference given to those whose experience lies in the secondary. If interested, please send a cover letter, resume, and references with "Defensive backs vacancy" in the subject line to email@example.com. No phone calls please.
|Wednesday February 26, 2014||presented by:|
St. Norbert College (D-III - WI): Southern Door (Wisc.) High School head coach Dan McCarty has been named defensive coordinator, and Bay Port (Wisc.) High School offensive coordinatorGreg Rabas will join the staff as an offensive assistant.
UTSA: Former Miami, Northern Illinois and Army assistant Marquis Mosely will join Larry Coker's staff as wide receivers coach.
Western Michigan: As we've previously reported, PJ Fleck has now announced the hiring of Matt Simon to coach the receivers.
Concordia University (D-III - Chicago, IL): Joe Jacoby, who narrowly missed being inducted into the NFL Hall of Fame this last year, has been hired to coach the offensive line. Jacoby has previously coached at Shenandoah (D-II - VA).
Nicholls State (FCS - LA): Head coach Charlie Stubbs has announced several role changes to his staff. Steve Adams has been promoted to defensive coordinator, associate head coach Chuck Hepola will serve as special teams coordinator, receivers coach Justin Anderson has been promoted to assistant head coach and will also coach the tight ends. Also, Brandon Nowlin has been promoted to linebackers coach and corners coach Freddie Banks has added the title of video coordinator.
Duquesne (FCS - PA): Jason Makrinos has been announced as co-defensive coordinator/defensive backs coach.
Wisconsin-Whitewater (D-III): The University of Wisconsin-Whitewater is looking for a game on either 9/20/14 or 9/27/14. Would prefer a home game but will consider all options. Contact Brian Borland via email at firstname.lastname@example.org or (262) 472-1058 if interested.
Averett (D-III - VA): Averett has promoted defensive backs coach Jay Kirland to defensive coordinator, and has announced the hiring of Shannon Johnson as offensive coordinator. Johnson spent the past five years at Emory and Henry as an assistant coach, most recently coaching the quarterbacks and serving as pass game coordinator.
Puget Sound (D-III - WA): Tight ends coach Ricky Daley has accepted the head coaching job at Mount Tahoma HS (WA), according to sources.
Savannah State: Former head coach Steve Davenport has been named head coach at Woodland HS (GA).
Louisiana Monroe: Per source, former Army defensive line coach John Mumford will be the new defensive line coach at ULM.
Coach Draft> The results are in. Who drafted the best team?
University of San Diego: Per source, offensive assistant Tyler Sutton is being promoted to running backs coach.
Waldorf (NAIA - IA): Sources tell us that Waldorf has hired former Iowa Wesleyan offensive line / co-recruiting coordinator Erik Personius as an offensive grad assistant with offensive line coaching duties.
Oklahoma State: Per source, Mount Ida (D-III - MA) offensive line coach Mike Tatten will join the Oklahoma State staff as a grad assistant working with the offensive line.
Auburn: Former Auburn linebacker and graduate assistant Travis Williams has been hired as a defensive analyst according to AUTigers.com.
Boise State: Boise State has signed Bryan Harsin to a five-year contract with at least $6.5 million guaranteed, with an automatic one-year extension every time the Broncos reach the nine-win mark. He will earn a base salary of $1 million in 2014 up to $1.65 million in 2018, with bonuses ranging from $15,000 for a division title and $250,000 for a national championship. Staff salaries include: defensive coordinator Marcel Yates ($317,500), offensive coordinator Mike Sanford ($305,000), offensive line coach Scott Huff ($270,000), special teams/running backs/associate head coach Kent Riddle ($250,000), defensive line/assistant head coach Steve Caldwell ($220,000), linebackers coach Andy Avalos ($210,000), tight ends coach Eliah Drinkwitz ($160,000), wide receivers coach Junior Adams ($160,000), and defensive backs coach Julius Brown ($160,000). Additionally, director of football operations Brian Wilkerson will earn $72,500, director of player personnel Taylor Tharp will make $65,000, assistant director of player personnel Antwon Murray will make $45,000 and assistant athletics director for football Brad Larrondo will earn $71,511.
Illinois Wesleyan (D-III): Per sources, IWU has hired former University of San Diego running backs coach Christian Taylor to be their offensive coordinator.
John Carroll (D-III - OH): Chris Shula has accepted the defensive coordinator job at John Carroll, according to a report from the Cleveland Plain-Dealer. Shula spend last season as a defensive grad assistant at Indiana.
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North Texas: Per source, North Texas will add Houston Texans assistant defensive backs coach Perry Carter as safeties coach and Concordia University (MI) defensive backs coach LaMarcus Hicks as corners coach.
Bucknell: Per source, Susquehanna defensive coordinator Brad Fordyce is joining the Bucknell defensive staff as linebackers coach / recruiting coordinator.
Idaho: Sources tell us Idaho is looking for "best fit" to fill the open defensive position (doesn't necessarily have to be corners).
Michigan State: Michigan State released details of Mark Dantonio's new agreement today along with updated salary figures for all of his staff. Full details are here...short summary is Dantonio isn't leaving for a long, long time. Dantonio ($3.64M), Narduzzi ($904k), DBs Harlon Barnett ($260k), DL Ron Burton ($244k), LBs Mike Tressel ($260k), co-OC Jim Bollman ($368k), co-OC Dave Warner ($379k), QBs Brad Salem ($255k), WRs Terrence Samuel ($244k), OL Mark Staten ($255k). Pat Narduzzi is now the highest paid assistant in the Big Ten.
Prairie View (FCS - TX): With Cliff Yoshida taking over as defensive coordinator, we hear Anthony Nunnley will take over as defensive line coach. Longtime defensive line coach Miles Brandon is leaving the staff per source.
Coaches Draft: Which coaches will be drafted tomorrow in the inaugural FootballScoop / SB Nation coaches draft?
Bowling Green: Per source, Idaho corners coach Mike Mickens is joining the Bowling Green staff. Sounds like Mickens will coach the corners...will update once finalized.
Cal Poly: Per source, former NIU defensive grad assistant Olaitan Oguntodu has been offered the corners position at Cal Poly.
Saint Francis (FCS - PA): Saint Francis is looking for a game 9/27/14 or 10/4/14. Prefer a home game. If interested please email A.J. Anderson at email@example.com
Central Michigan: As we previously reported, Sherrone Moore has now been officially introduced as tight ends coach. Moore spent last season at Louisville in the same capacity and will take over for Butch Barry, who now oversees the defensive line.
Michigan: Doug Nussmeier has a three year deal and will make $830,000 this season, $860,000 in year 2 and $880,000 in year 3. He will also get a $200,000 bonus if he is still there at the end of year 3.
Southern Connecticut State: Sources tell us, and the New Haven Register is reporting that offensive coordinator Tom Godek is being promoted to head coach.
Oklahoma Panhandle State: Per source, OPSU has hired Northern Arizona grad assistant Kyle Jacobo to coach the receivers.
Chabot (CC - CA): Chabot Community College is seeking qualified candidates to coach the running backs and a defensive assistant coach. These are stipend only positions. Interested applicants should email resume and references to Head Coach Danny Calcagno at firstname.lastname@example.org
Muhlenberg (D-III - PA): Muhlenberg College invites applicants for an immediate opening of Assistant Football Coach (Quarterbacks & WR's / Special Teams Coordinator). Apply by email, noting "Your first and last name & Assistant Football Coach" in the subject line of your email. Attach a single document which includes a cover letter addressing your qualifications for the position, your resume, and the names and contact information of at least three references. Email (no phone calls please) should be directed to Mr. Corey Goff, Athletics & Physical Education, at email@example.com. Visit this link for the full job descripition and qualifications needed to apply.
Arizona: Per source, Sean Patterson (former Duquesne quarterback) is joining the staff as offensive grad assistant. Patterson fills the position of Lee Coleman who recently accepted the receivers position at Georgia Military College.
Arizona State: Former Texas director of player personnel Patrick Suddes will be Arizona State's new assistant athletics director for recruiting according to ASUDevils.com.
Sioux Falls (D-II - SD): Eric Inama has accepted the defensive backs / special teams position at Sioux Falls. Inama spent last season at Midland University (NAIA - NE) as the defensive coordinator. We understand that Sioux Falls has no open positions on staff at this time.
Arizona Christian (NAIA - AZ): Arizona Christian University (NAIA Phoenix, AZ) is looking for a defensive line coach. The ideal candidate will have at least 5 years experience at the collegiate or high school varsity level, experience working with HUDL, and MUST be Christian. Responsibilities include on field coaching, player position meetings, game planning and recruiting. This is a stipend position only that pays up to $5000. There is no meal plan, classes, housing or benefits associated with this position. Phoenix area residents are strongly encouraged to apply, however all applicants will be considered. Please email resume to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Kentucky Christian (NAIA): Blake Cattrell, a former Culver-Stockton assistant, has been hired as the offensive line coach.
Houston Texans: Will Lawing is joining the staff as a defensive quality control coach. Will (the son of Florida defensive line coach Brad Lawing) spent last season as a grad assistant at Penn State under Bill O'Brien.
Wilkes (D-III - PA): Muhlenberg (D-III - PA) special teams coordinator / quarterbacks coach Trey Brown has now been announced as the program's new head coach.
Georgia Southern: Per source, Chattanooga (FCS) offensive line coach Alex Atkins will be the new offensive line coach at Georgia Southern.
Azusa Pacific: Sources tell us that Sioux Falls defensive backs coach Cesar Rivas has accepted a position at Azusa Pacific. We hear that he will coach the linebackers.
Henderson State (D-II - AR): Henderson State University is seeking applicants for an Offensive Analyst position and a Defensive Analyst position. Positions will include meals and housing. Interested applicants should email a cover letter and resume to offensive line coach Jeremiah Fiscus email@example.com.
Davidson (FCS - NC): Per source, former Arkansas State co-offensive coordinator / quarterbacks Bush Hamdan will join the Davidson staff as offensive coordinator. 247 has reported the same.
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South Dakota State (FCS): Luke Schleusner has been named tight ends coach.
Minnesota: At Minnesota, sources tell us defensive coordinator Tracy Claeys will be the lead person on the search to fill the linebackers position. We understand the program already has a number of candidates; but for serious inquiries, please contact Coach Claeys at firstname.lastname@example.org No phone calls please.
Auburn: Per sources, Byrnes HS (SC) head coach Bobby Bentley has been offered a position on staff at Auburn and is expected to accept it today. Will update... Update> Sources confirm to us that Bentley has accepted an off the field role (we hear offensive analyst...focusing on quarterback play). Expect an announcement from Auburn later today or tomorrow confirming.
Montreal Alouettes (CFL): Former Calgary Stampeders head coach Tom Higgins will be the new head coach in Montreal, according to Herb Zurkowsky. Higgins has most recently served as the director of officiating for the CFL. Update> We have confirmed the hire.
Texas A&M: Per source, New Mexico defensive grad assistant TJ Poe has accepted the defensive grad assistant job at Texas A&M and will work with the defensive line.
East LA (JC - CA): Quarterbacks coach Narciso Diaz has been named head coach at Franklin HS (Los Angeles, CA).
Toledo: Max Smith, who spent last season as an offensive grad assistant working with the receivers, has accepted the head coaching job at Boca Ciega HS (FL). Prior to joining the Toledo staff, Smith was the head coach at Dunedin HS (FL).
Winnipeg Blue Bombers (CFL): Gene Dahlquist has been announced as quarterbacks coach. Dahlquist has previously served as the offensive coordinator at Oregon, Boise State, Illinois and Texas during his 30 year coaching career.
Kansas: Charlie Weis has announced the hiring of Bernie Parmalee as special teams quality control. Parmalee is the father of current Jayhawks wide receiver Tre' Parmalee and worked previously under Weis at Notre Dame and with the Kansas City Chiefs.
New Mexico: Sources tell us that former New Mexico defensive lineman Jacori Greer has joined the staff as a defensive grad assistant.
Florida State: Per source, Minnesota linebackers coach Bill Miller has accepted the final coaching position on Florida State's staff. 247 is reporting the same. Jerry Kill has now announced the move.
Rutgers: As we previously noted, Mike Teel has joined the staff as a graduate assistant. Rutgers has also now announced that Michael Zuckerman is joining the staff as a grad assistant.
Arkansas Baptist (JC): Arkansas Baptist is looking for a home game October 25, 2014. Looking for a D-II, D-III or NAIA opponent. Please contact director of football operations Lance Flint at 870.820.5558
Midland (NAIA - NE): Midland University is seeking applicants for a Full-Time Assistant Football Coach/Defensive Coordinator position. Minimum of 3 to 5 years defensive football coaching and/or coordinating experience is preferred. Interested candidates should e-mail a cover letter, resume, and references to Josh Gehring, Head Football Coach, email@example.com by Friday February 28, 2014.
Nevada: Following up on last night's report, per sources, Scott Boone will be named defensive coordinator at Nevada later today.
MacMurray (D-III - IL): MacMurray College, located in Jacksonville, IL is looking for an entry-level intern assistant football coach for the upcoming Spring Ball period and the 2014-2015 school year. This position will coach WRs and have recruiting responsibilities. There is NO stipend for this position. Housing and a partial meal plan is provided. Those interested should send a letter of application, resume, and list of three references to: HR@mac.edu. Any selected candidate must pass a background screening. MacMurray College is an equal opportunity employer.
Oklahoma Panhandle State (D-II): OPSU is looking for a game on November 15, 2014. Do not have a corresponding date in 2015. Open to any level of competition or possibly playing for game guarantee, home or away. Please contact head coach Russell Gaskamp at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Morgan State (FCS - MD): Morgan State is looking for games in the 2014 season. FCS home game on Sept 13 and a guarantee game on Oct 11 or Oct 25. Please contact Lee Hull by email email@example.com or phone (443) 885-4156.
Susquehanna (D-III - PA): Susquehanna University is seeking applicants for a full time assistant football (defensive coordinator)/asst. strength coach position. Minimum of 3 to 5 years defensive football coaching experience on the college level is required. Bachelor’s degree required, Master’s degree preferred. NSCA or equivalent certification desired. Recruiting experience at the NCAA Division III level and familiarity with Hudl software is desired. Interested candidates must e-mail a cover letter, resume and reference list to http://jobs.susqu.edu/postings/98. No phone calls please.
Sunday February 23, 2014
Nevada: Per sources, William & Mary defensive coordinator Scott Boone is a strong candidate to be the new defensive coordinator at Nevada. Have heard it might be a done deal already. Will update in the morning.
Colorado State-Pueblo (D-II): Per source, Highland Ranch High School head coach Darrel Gorham is the lead candidate for the tight ends job at CSU-Pueblo. We hear this could be official this week.