Thursday June 25, 2009

Troy University: FootballScoop is hearing that Troy defensive line coach Mo Crain will participate in an internship with the Dallas Cowboy this summer.

West Alabama: We hear UWA wide receivers coach Desmond Lindsey will take part in the Bill Walsh NFL Minority coaching fellowship program with the Pittsburgh Steelers during training camp.

Exciting new content coming July 1st: FootballScoop is starting a new daily column (separate from The Scoop) starting July 1st.  Please be sure to check the site daily throughout the summer.  As we mentioned last week, FootballScoop will also be making improvements and upgrades in the coming weeks to even better serve our viewers, as well as our advertisers.
Wednesday June 24, 2009

SMU: FootballScoop has learned that running backs coach Wes Suan will now coach the offensive line.  Offensive line coach Dennis McKnight will move to special teams.  Eric Metcalf will coach the running backs.

Gibbs HS (FL): FootballScoop has just learned that former Tampa Bay Bucs defensive back, Donnie Abraham, has accepted the head coaching position.

Dodge City CC: is no longer accepting applications.

Oklahoma: Head coach Bob Stoops has received a contract extension through 2015.  Stoops had his contract extended through the 2015 season and will make $3.675 million this coming season. His new contract includes an annual raise of $250,000, a $700,000 stay bonus each July and an additional one-time $800,000 bonus in 2011. If Stoops remains through all seven years, he will make more than $4 million a year in the final five years of the contract and make nearly $5 million in the the 2011 season.

Oregon: FootballScoop has learned that Oregon has yet to fill the offensive GA position.

South Dakota State: We hear there is still a position open on defense and possibly a grad assistant job as well.
New Hampshire: Check the DFO Scoop

Aplington-Parkersburg HS (IA): Very sad news to report this morning out of Iowa.  Aplington-Parkersburg High head football coach Ed Thomas has been shot while working with students in the weight room.  CNN is now reporting that he has died.  Thomas is a legend in Iowa high school football and will be missed by all.  Please keep him, his family, players and the entire school and town in your prayers.

Lake Forest College: Restricted Earnings Position at Lake Forest College is open. Defensive Assistant, must have some video editing knowledge, salary is around $15-20,000. Email resume's and three references with phone numbers to Jim Catanzaro, Head Football Coach This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. No phone calls or faxes, please.
Tuesday June 23, 2009 (Update 2)

Itawamba Community College (MS): Our sources tell us ICC head coach Jeff Terrell has promoted defensive line coach Kenny Jackson to defensive coordinator.  Jackson has served the last several years as the defensive line coach / recruiting coordinator at ICC after playing college ball for Ole Miss.

Northwestern: FootballScoop would like to congratulate head coach Pat Fitzgerald on receiving a 7-year contract extension through 2015.

Texas: Our sources are telling us that former Iowa State assistant Jeff Koonz is now back with the Texas Longhorns as defensive quality control.  Koonz once served on the Longhorns' staff while Gene Chizik was the defensive coordinator.

Troy: FootballScoop has learned the for Faulkner University head coach, Jim Nichols, will work with the staff at Troy in some capacity.  Nichols served as a grad assistant under Tommy Tuberville at Auburn for three seasons before leading the Faulkner program for three seasons.

Valdosta State: West Texas A&M wide receivers coach Mike Nesbitt turned down the opportunity the coach the quarterbacks at Valdosta State.  Nesbitt also serves as the recruiting coordinator at West Texas A&M.


Iowa Western Community College: has an opening for assistant football coach. Responsibilities will include coaching own position, working closely with offensive/defensive coordinator, knowledge of special teams play, recruitment of student-athletes, video editing and other duties assigned by the head coach. Room & board, plus a stipend.  Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. if interested. 

South Dakota State University: (Div. I FCS, Missouri Valley Football Conference) is looking to fill a defensive GA position immediately.  Please e-mail information to: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 
Tuesday June 23, 2009

Alabama: We are hearing that Alabama has hired former Texas A&M employee, Milton Overton, to oversee technology growth and services within athletic department.

Davidson College: We hear former Georgetown University slot receivers coach, Josh Lustig, has accepted the wide receivers job at Davidson University.  In 2007, Lusting served as the tight ends coach at Richmond before joining the Georgetown staff.

US Coast Guard Academy: Recent East Carolina graduate, Kurt Von Bragen, has joined the staff as a defensive assistant.


Arkansas Tech University: is looking for a GA to work with offensive line.  must have all of the following: a clean driving record or current CDL,  experience with the DSV video editing system and have some collegiate offensive line experience.  Position will begin following the fourth of July.  Classes plus a stipend.  E mail resumes and cover letters to:  Scott Preston, Offensive Coordinator at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or fax to 479-968-0647.
Monday June 22, 2009

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Oregon State: We hear former Western Washington head coach, Robin Ross, has joined the Oregon State staff as offensive GA.  Western Washington dropped their football program after the 2008 season. 

Tennessee: Our sources tell us that Central Florida director of player personnel, Steve Rubio, is leaving the Golden Knights' staff to accept a position under Lane Kiffin at Tennessee.   Rubio will serve as the recruiting intern.

Alabama A&M: Former North Carolina A&T assistant coach John McKenzie has accepted the wide receivers position at Alabama A&M.

University of Washington: Former Arizona State tight end, Brent Miller, has accepted the offensive GA position under head coach Steve Sarkisian.  Miller will work with the tight ends at UW.
Oregon: Check the DFO Scoop

FootballScoop Announcement: FootballScoop will be adding 2 new content features to help coaches & athletic directors in the coming weeks.  The site will also undergo 3 small improvements to our current format to better serve our viewers and advertisers.  If you have a creative idea for our staff, please email us with your suggestions anytime.     

The Coach Tracker: The database goes out July 1, 2009 to nearly 100 colleges.  If you have yet to setup a subscription, please call us (225)445-8223. 
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Award Winner: Debo Clark, Founder/Owner of Collegiate Sports Travel was honored on June 11, 2009 with the "Texas Coaching Legend" award at the Angelo Football Clinic in San Angelo, TX. The award was presented to her for her 20 years of dedication and contribution not only to the College Football industry but to the San Angelo Football Clinic as well.  In the clinic's 36-year history, Clark was only the 12th person to receive the award as well as being the only woman and only "non-coach" to receive it.


Methodist University: Part-time jobs at Methodist University (Fayetteville, NC) Offering 2 part-time jobs (one on offense and one on defense). There is a $2,000 stipend. On the field duties only, working with jayvees and scout team. 20 hours per week from August 9 until mid-November. Send resume to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. No phone calls please. 

The Extra Point presented by Wilson

Wilson...The Official Ball of the NCAA Football Championships

We thought it was interesting to look at the assistant coaches that will coach against their former teams in 2009.  

Alex Gerke (Utah State) at Hawaii                                 Eddie Gran (Tennessee) vs. Auburn
Lorenzo Guess (South Florida) vs. Cincinnati             John Lovett (Miami) at North Carolina
Shannon Morrison (Bowling Green) at Marshall         Ed Orgeron (Tennessee) at Ole Miss
Danny Pearman (Clemson) at Maryland                     David Reeves (Tennessee) vs. South Carolina
Lance Thompson (Tennessee) at Alabama                Joe Tresey (South Florida) vs. Cincinnati
James Willis (Alabama) at Auburn                              Tracy Rocker (Auburn) vs. Ole Miss
Terry Price (Ole Miss) at Auburn                                 Dan Mullen (Mississippi State) vs. Florida
John Hevesy (Mississippi State) vs. Florida                Greg Knox (Mississippi State) vs. Auburn
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