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Tuesday November 26, 2013 presented by: 

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Montreal Alouettes (CFL): Former Winnipeg Blue Bombers head coach Paul LaPolice has been contacted about Montreal's vacant offensive coordinator position according to the Montreal Gazette.

Saint Francis (NAIA - IN) - Head coach Kevin Donley has received a contract extension through 2018. The founder of the program, Donley is 158-36 in 16 years with the program. 

Lindenwood (D-II - MO) - Lindenwood is accepting applications for a full time 12-month Offensive Line Coach, possible Run Game Coordinator. Required Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree, Master’s preferred, working knowledge of NCAA rules and regulations, and experience as a successful Offensive Line Coach. Please send a letter of application, a resume, and at least three personal references to Head Coach [email protected].  The position will begin immediately. Compensation will be competitive and relative to experience.

 

Coffeyville Community College (KS): Coffeyville has an open position helping work with the offensive line. We are looking for someone with playing and/or coaching experience at the college level and experience with the HUDL software. The candidate will also be a Resident Assistant in the dorms and will be paid a stipend, receive medical insurance, housing and a meal plan in the school cafeteria as well. The start date will be in January 2014. Qualified applicants can email their resume to Head Coach Aaron Flores at [email protected] or Offensive Line Coach Jamie Sumner at [email protected] . No phone calls. 

UConn: Desmond Conner who covers UConn for the Hartford Courant reports today that he doesn't expect the search to be settled before December 7th. His take (plus our inserts) on a number of potential candidates

Florida Atlantic: Athletics director Pat Chun stated today that he'd like to have a head coach in place by the second week of December, and that interim head coach Brian Wright is a candidate for the job. Also, Carl Pelini has officially been terminated for failure to report illegal conduct of a staff member. 

Mississippi Valley State: Dianthia Ford-Kee has been named athletic director. Ford-Kee spent the past five years as the athletic director at Lincoln University of Pennsylvania.

Southeast Missouri (FCS): Sources tell us head coach Tony Samuel will not return. Samuel spent eight years with the program and finished this past season 3-9. Update> The university has now announced this. 

Minnesota-Crookston (D-II): The University has now posted the head coaching job. Back in mid-July head coach Paul Miller took a leave of absence for health reasons and defensive coordinator Mike Fritze was elevated to interim head coach for the season.

St. Thomas (D-III - MN): We hear that they will have an offensive coordinator position available soon. This is a new position on staff. 

West Georgia (D-II): University of West Georgia is seeking to fill two open dates, 9/20/14 and 9/19/15. Looking for a division II opponent who can play at West Georgia in 2014 & at the opponent in 2015. Please contact athletic director Daryl Dickey at [email protected] or 678.839.6534

Montana Tech (NAIA): Sources tell us the offensive coordinator job at Montana Tech is open. 

Clark-Atlanta (D-II - GA): Clark-Atlanta is looking for a game on 10/11/14. Willing to do a home and home series. If interested, contact coach Weston at [email protected].

Stephen F. Austin (FCS - TX): Just closing the loop because we've seen some confusion out there, Coach Harper was officially let go as we reported. In making the announcement, Robert Hill, the athletic director, noted that they will "begin a national search" immediately. 

Weber State (FCS - UT): Sources tell us head coach Jody Sears will not return. Sears led Weber State to a 4-19 record in two seasons after his promotion from defensive coordinator to head coach following John L. Smith's departure to Arkansas in April 2012. 

Eastern Michigan: There was a brief media buzz yesterday surrounding the fact that Jerry Glanville had applied for the Eastern Michigan job. We reached out to a few folks for an update and a few names we hear that administration has liked thus far include Toledo quarterbacks coach Scott "Izzy" Isphording, Colorado Pueblo head coach John Wristen and Buffalo Bills running backs coach Tyrone Wheatley among others. As of yesterday, it wasn't clear to the sources that we spoke with who if anyone is the lead candidate; but we'll keep you posted.  

 




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Elon: In making the official announcement that Jason Swepson won't return, director of athletics Dave Blank noted that a "national search will begin immediately". In three seasons, Swepson wound up 10-24. 

Montreal Alouettes (CFL): Mike Miller, who was demoted from his offensive coordinator position during the season, will leave the team when his contract expires on Dec. 31, the team announced today

Elon (FCS - NC): Sources tell us head coach Jason Swepson will not be retained. 

Concordia (D-II - MN): Sources tell us that Concordia University has let go defensive coordinator Todd Strop

Westminster (D-III - PA): The program has announced that Jeff Hand has resigned from the head coaching position. Hand was 34-55 over his nine seasons with the program, including a 4-6 mark this season.

Morgan State (FCS - MD): As expected after last year's fiasco, Head coach Donald Hill-Eley will not return. 

Central Connecticut State (FCS): Head coach Jeff McInerney has announced his resignation after eight seasons with the program.

Here is our full list of head coaching changes to date in college football.

Stephen F. Austin (FCS - TX): Sources tell us the school will announce today that head coach J.C. Harper will not return. 

St. Norbert (D-III - WI): St. Norbert College is seeking applicants for their head coaching position. Bachelors required. Masters preferred. Qualifications: One to two years related experience as an Assistant College Coach or High School Head Coach. This is a full-time, 12 month position and is responsible for overseeing and managing all aspects of the football program, including: recruiting student-athletes, developing a mentoring relationship with and monitoring academic progress of student-athletes, participating in various community service efforts, and teaching activity courses. To see the full listing, and to apply, visit this link

James Madison: Head coach Mickey Matthews will not return. Matthews won 109 games in 15 seasons at JMU including the 2004 National Championship. Athletic director Jeff Bourne has announced that he is "beginning an immediate, national search". Matthews truly is a "Great American". 

Emory and Henry College (D-III - VA): Sources tell us that head coach Don Montgomery will not return.




Sunday November 24, 2013

St. Norbert College (D-III - WI): Jim Purtill announced today that he has resigned. Purtill led the Green Knights to 130 wins in 15 seasons. Athletic director Tim Bald said the search for a successor will begin immediately. 

Florida: The Orlando Sentinel is reporting that, per a source close to the program, Will Muschamp will return as head coach; but that there will be "significant changes" to his staff. This is consistent with what we were hearing before yesterday's game; but we have not spoken with anyone to confirm this today. 

UW-Oshkosh (D-III): The University of Wisconsin Oshkosh needs to fill two games for 2014. Looking for home and away for both contests. Availability includes weeks 1, 3, and 4. Interested parties please contact coach Craig Smith at [email protected].




Saturday November 23, 2013

Beloit College (D-III - WI): Head coach Chris Brann has resigned.

Paine College (D-II - GA): Paine College has an immediate need to fill three full-time positions on their staff. Wide receivers, quarterbacks (possibly offensive coordinator) and defensive coordinator with secondary experience. The start date will be Jan. 4. Please email all resumes to head coach Gregory Ruffin at [email protected]




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Pace (D-II - NY): The school announced today that Chris Dapolito will not return after three seasons as head coach. 

McPherson College (NAIA - KS): Sources tell us head coach Pete Sterbick has been let go. 

West Alabama: The University of West Alabama has named Desmond Lindsey interim head coach. Lindsey has been a member of the staff for six seasons, most recently serving as the assistant head coach / receivers coach / recruiting coordinator.

Central Michigan: Athletics director Dave Heeke has signed a four-year contract extension keeping him at the school through 2017. He will be paid $245,000 per year. 

Wisconsin-Stout (D-III): Two assistant coaches, Bob Thomas (kickers) and John O'Grady (tight ends) have decided to retire. Both coaches are members of the Wisconsin Football Coaching Hall of Fame, and O'Grady was our 2012 D-III Coordinator of the Year.

Arkansas Tech (D-II): Arkansas Tech University is accepting applications for a full time Offensive Coordinator. Required Qualifications: Bachelor of Science Degree, Working knowledge of NCAA rules and regulations, and experience with Hudl. Preferred Qualifications: Master’s Degree preferred or related field and experience at the collegiate level. Please send a letter of application, a resume, and at least three personal references to Head Coach, Raymond Monica at [email protected]. Closing date for accepting applications is December 20, 2013 with anticipated start date of January 1, 2014.

Penn: After nearly 20 years of service, director of athletics Steve Bilsky has announced that he will retire on June 30, 2014,