|Friday March 28, 2014
Cheyney (D-II - PA): Head coach Ken Lockard has resigned after three seasons as the helm. Offensive coordinator Anthony Johnson will serve as interim head coach while the school conducts a national search.
Yale (FCS - CT): The school announced that Joe Conlin has been promoted to offensive coordinator today. He was the associate head coach, run game coordinator and offensive line coach in 2013. Conlin replaces Kevin Morris, who accepted a similar post at Monmouth earlier this month.
Hawaii: Wayne Moses was formally introduced as Hawaii's running backs on Friday. He coached running backs at Army and has previously worked at UCLA, USC, Stanford and with the St. Louis Rams, among other places.
Tarleton State (D-II - TX): Per sources, McMurry head coach Mason Miller will be joining the Tarleton State staff on the offensive side of the ball. Will update...
Illinois: Ryan Cubit, son of offensive coordinator Bill Cubit, has been hired as director of student-athlete development. He most recently served as co-offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach at Western Michigan in 2012.
Susquehanna (D-III - PA): The Crusaders have added Rocco Salomone as defensive coordinator. Salomone is the long-time head coach at the SUNY Brockport (NY), where he holds the school's all-time wins record.
Arizona State: Sources tell us Tarleton State (D-II - TX) offensive line coach Josh Martin will join the Arizona State staff as an offensive GA.
Virginia University of Lynchburg (USCAA): Former Concordia College (AL) head coach Don Lee has officially accepted the AD/head football coach position. The university has decided they will play football next season and continue all athletics programs.
Fresno City College (JC - CA): Quarterbacks coach Tim Simons has left the staff to return to Clovis North High School as head coach. Additionally, the Rams have hired Ryan Rushhaupt as linebackers coach, filling a position vacated when Kerry Locklin joined the New Mexico State staff.
Louisiana Tech: Middle Tennessee director of player personnel Lance Basler is the new director of football operations at Louisiana Tech.
Alabama State (FCS): Former Super Bowl MVP Dexter Jackson has been named safeties coach and special teams coordinator.
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Los Angeles Valley College (JC - CA): Offensive coordinator/running backs coach Ceasar Sandoval will not return to the staff.
Yale (FCS - CT): Per source, Artie Asselta is leaving McNeese State to take the wide receivers job at Yale.
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McNeese State (FCS - LA): Sources tell us former Stephen F. Austin offensive coordinator/quarterbacks coach Landon Hoefer has taken the quarterbacks job at McNeese State.
Northern State (D-II - SD): Ben Ehret has been announced as offensive line coach. He spent 2013 as the running backs coach at Milliken (D-III - IL).
|Thursday March 27, 2014
Simon Fraser (D-II - Canada): Per source, Abe Elimimian has been hired as defensive coordinator.
Augustana College (D-II - SD): Augustana College (D-III - IL) defensive backs coach Jordan Malone has accepted the same job at Augustana College in South Dakota.
Concord (D-II - WV): Former West Virginia defensive lineman J.B. Lageman has joined the staff as a graduate assistant in charge of the outside linebackers.
Jamestown (NAIA - ND): Head coach Shawn Frank has announced the hiring of former Jimmies quarterback Josh Kittell as offensive coordinator. Kittell spent five years at Minot State, most recently as passing game coordinator and co-special teams coordinator. Jared Schwanz has also been promoted to defensive coordinator.
Edinboro (D-II - PA): Edinboro is looking to fill an open date for the weekend of September 6.
Harvard: Head coach Tim Murphy has announced that former staff member Mike Donovan will return as assistant defensive line coach.
Augustana College (D-III - IL): Chad Cleveland has been promoted to defensive backs coach. Cleveland spent the 2013 season as an intern after previously coaching at Eastern Illinois.
Muhlenberg College (D-III - PA): Joshua Carter will return to his alma mater as quarterbacks/wide receivers coach and special teams coordinator.
|Wednesday March 26, 2014
Please keep the Naval Academy staff and the family of running back Will McKamey in your prayers. McKamey passed away last night after collapsing at practice three days ago.
Dickinson State (NAIA - ND): Dickinson State has an opening for a football assistant coach/assistant track coach/instructor of health and physical education position. Salary is between $40,000 and $45,000 and begins on August 1. Teaching load is six credits. Comprehensive fringe benefit package including employer paid full family coverage for health insurance, TIAA-CREF retirement, tuition waiver benefits and much more. Completed applications are due by April 15. For more information, click here.
Oklahoma State: Graduate assistant Robby Discher will handle the Cowboys' special teams this season.
Frostburg State (D-III - MD): Sources tell us Frostburg State has hired former Southern Virginia offensive coordinator Tye Hiatt to the same post.
Winston-Salem State (D-II - NC): The offensive line job is open. View the job listing here.
Marietta College (D-III - OH): Staff changes at Marietta College as Kadeem Corbin has moved from corners coach to defensive line coach. Former Wittenberg defensive back, Jamaal Everett, has been hired as the new corners coach. Tim Conner has moved from running backs to wide receivers and former Marietta High School head coach as well as former Cornell College defensive coordinator Adam Eichorn has been hired as the new running backs coach. Tight ends coach Dan Starr has been promoted to JV Head Coach.
Kent State: Sources tell us the Flashes will hire former Miami (Ohio) head coach Don Treadwell as running backs coach. He is expected to start on the job on Tuesday.
Jones (JC - MS): Sources tell us that Chip Bilderback, the defensive coordinator at Purvis HS (MS), has been hired to coach the safeties.
Kean (D-III - NJ): Per source, John Liberato is now coaching the offensive line at Kean University. Liberato was the head coach at Summit HS (NJ) for six years previously and led the team to two state titles.
Slippery Rock: Dom Razzano has been hired to coach the linebackers, and Eric Thatcher will coach the secondary and coordinate the special teams.
William and Mary: Winston October, who most recently coached the receivers at VMI, has now officially joined the staff and will coach the receivers.
|Tuesday March 25, 2014
Buffalo Bills founder and owner Ralph Wilson passed away at age 95 on Tuesday. Our thoughts and prayers are with his family.
The Navy Coaches Clinic scheduled for Friday and Saturday has been cancelled. If you've already registered, your will receive a refund. Please join the Midshipmen in praying for Will McKamey.
Methodist (D-III - NC): Sources tell us Methodist has hired former Mary Hardin-Baylor (TX) safeties coach/recruiting coordinator Derrick Williams has been hired as cornerbacks coach, and former Huntingdon College (AL) running backs coach Benjamin Ganus has been hired to coach running backs.
Michigan: Brady Hoke announced today that Justin Dickens is the Wolverines' new director of football operations. Dickens had spent the past three years as the director of public and media relations for Michigan's football program.
Southern Virginia (D-III): Snow College (Utah) co-offensive coordinator/tight ends coach Mike Meifu has been announced as the offensive coordinator at Southern Virginia.
LA Harbor (CC - CA): Sources tell us that defensive line coach Greg Hoyt will not return.
Fox Sports: Former Baltimore Ravens head coach Brian Billick will not return to Fox's NFL coverage after six seasons as a game analyst with the network.
Benedict (D-II - SC): James Woody has completed his staff as follows; Sean Anderson (OC), Antwon Nicholas (DC), Kareem Jackson (secondary / special teams coordinator) Chris Thomas (RBs) Alonzo Shuler (DL / strength and conditioning), Norman Richards (OL).
Purdue: Per source, Cincinnati director of recruiting Mike Waugh will join the Purdue staff as director of player personnel.
UW-Whitewater (D-III): Sources tell us that 2012 FootballScoop D-III Coordinator of the Year John O'Grady will join Lance Leipold's staff and will coach the tight ends. O'Grady previously served as offensive coordinator at Wisconsin-Oshkosh (D-III).
Wisconsin: Keegan Andersen, the son of head coach Gary Andersen, has announced that he will be joining the staff as a grad assistant.
Western Carolina: Per source, receivers coach Trey Elder will be the new head coach at Woodruff HS (SC).
Auburn: Sources tell us that Eric Munoz has been promoted to defensive analyst. Munoz previously served as assistant high school relations.
|Monday March 24, 2014
Manchester College (D-III - IN) head coach Shannon Griffith's son, Isaac, is being released from the hospital and is heading home after a swimming incident in Florida almost a week ago. Thank you for your prayers.
Wisconsin: The Badgers have announced a new contract for head coach Gary Andersen; he'll make $2.2 million in 2014 and receive a $100,000 raise in each of the five years on the contract.
Missouri Valley College (NAIA): University of Sioux Falls (D-II - SD) defensive backs coach Lavell Jackson has accepted the same position at MVC.
West Georgia (D-II): Per source, Ouachita Baptist defensive line coach Josh Aldridge has accepted the same position at West Georgia.
Southeastern University (NAIA - FL): Muskingum (D-III - OH) defensive coordinator Shap Boyd has accepted the same role at Southeastern. Boyd fills the position left open with Shannon Benton accepted the head coaching position at Frostproof High School.
Northern State (D-II - SD): Former Northwest Missouri State player and graduate assistant and current Millikin (D-III - IL) tight ends coach Ben Ehret has accepted the Offensive Line job at Northern State.
Kansas: Charlie Weis has announced two additions to his staff. Former player Ryan Cantrell, who spent two seasons working as an offensive quality control coach at Rice before working his way into a grad assistant role, has joined the staff as assistant DFO and Maurice Crum has moved from assistant DFO to assistant director of high school relations.
Baldwin Wallace (D-III - OH): Baldwin Wallace University offensive coordinator/quarterbacks coach Keith Grabowski has resigned to run his company Coaches Edge Technologies. More about Coaches Edge Technologies soon.
TCU: We hear that the grad assistant position at TCU has already been filled. Will update.
LSU: Per source, TCU grad assistant Hudson Fuller is heading to LSU as an offensive quality control coach.
Michigan State: Mark Dantonio has had a few incentives and changes added to his contract including; $275,000 for making the College Football Playoff, $300,000 for making the title game, $375,000 if they win the title game (not cumulative, meaning only one will be paid out depending on how far they go), $125,000 for making a non-College Football Playoff bowl, a $5 million buyout if he leaves before January 15, 2017, and a guaranteed two-year job in the MSU athletic department (worth $200,000 annually) if he so chooses after retiring.
Ohio Northern: Dean Paul has announced a few new coaches, and a shuffling of his current staff. Former assistant Glenn Scheutzow has rejoined the staff as defensive coordinator and linebacker coach, and former Urbana (D-II - OH) offensive coordinator EJ Henderson will coach the WRs and serve as co-offensive coordinator. Current assistant Mike Schmitz will transition to offensive coordinator and QB coach, Bob Rohan will coach the defensive line, and Brad Watkins will coach the running backs.
Rutgers: Per source, Phil Galiano will rejoin the staff in an off the field, advisory role focusing on special teams and defense titled assistant director of player development. Galiano coached the past two seasons with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.
Boise State: Boise State is seeking applicants for a football operations coordinator. See more details on the position here.
West Hills (CC - CA): Head coach Robert Tucker has finalized his coaching staff with the additions of Cameron Olson (LBs/ RC), Bryant Ross (OL), and Ryan Surabian (DBs). The rest of his staff will be as follows; Steve Wright (OC), Brett Arce (offensive assistant), Pedro Garcia (DL), Jesse Cota (WR), Gary Howard (RBs). Tucker will also serve as the defensive coordinator.
Franklin and Marshall (D-III - PA): Franklin & Marshall College has two part-time assistant football coaching positions available. We are looking for an offensive and defensive assistant coach. Applicants can apply online at http://www.fandm.edu/jobs.
Fiesta Bowl: Director of game and event operations Patrick Cannon has been released by the Fiesta Bowl.
Indiana State: Per source, former New Mexico defensive coordinator / secondary coach Jeff Mills will be the new defensive line coach at Indiana State.
Youngstown State: Sources tell us that former FAU and Nebraska grad assistant Ross Watson has accepted the DFO job.
Avila (NAIA - MO): Defensive coordinator Chris Eads has accepted the defensive backs job at Upper Iowa University.
Pittsburgh Power (Arena): Ron James has been hired as the team's new head coach. James previously served as the head coach of the Utah Blaze for the past four seasons.