|Monday May 5, 2014
Scott (@FootballScoop) and Zach (@Zach_Barnett) are both heading to the DFO meetings over the next few days. Follow them on Twitter for updates from the event.
Our condolences are with the family of Florida head coach Will Muschamp, who lost his father (Herbert Larry Muschamp) last week. Please keep the Muschamp family in your prayers.
Brown: Todd Parsons has joined the staff as quarterbacks coach. Parsons served as the wide receivers and special teams coordinator at Assumption College (D-II - MA) last season.
Jim Tressel: Coach Tressel told a reporter today that after 38 years of coaching, that he no longer sees himself returning the the sideline, according to Cleveland.com. Tressel is a candidate for the President positions at Youngstown State and Akron.
Washington State: Washington State is no longer accepting applicants for their vacant defensive grad assistant position. Thank you for the overwhelming interest.
Claremont-Mudd-Scripps (D-III - CA): CMS has a full time opening for a special teams coordinator / offensive line coach. See this link for more details, and how to apply.
Sul Ross State (D-III - TX): Sul Ross State University is accepting applications for multiple GA positions. The grad assistants will coach a position group and assist with other aspects of the program as assigned by the head coach. The GAs will receive monthly stipend and in-state tuition rates. Bachelor’s degree and admission to graduate program required. Experience playing or coaching wide receivers, linebackers, or defensive line preferred. Position starts August 1st . Send letter of interest, resume and 3 professional references to
Stevenson (D-III - MD): Stevenson has a full time opening on the defensive side of the ball. Apply at www.stevenson.edu. No phone calls.
Washington State: Washington State is now accepting applications for a defensive graduate assistant football position that will be effective immediately. This is an on the field coaching position. Candidates must have a Bachelor’s Degree, intercollegiate football experience (preferably with defensive back coaching experience), and qualify for admission into Washington State University’s graduate program. Please send a letter of application, resume (including undergraduate GPA), and a list of references to .
Chicago Bears: Navarro College (JC - TX) running backs / tight ends coach / recruiting coordinator Josh Moore has accepted the assistant to the head coach position with the Bears.
Augustana (D-III - IL): Augustana College has an opening for an offensive intern for the 2014-15 school year beginning August 1 and ending May 31. The position includes a $10,000 coaching stipend and we are looking for the possibility of partnering with a Residence Life position that includes housing in a residence hall, a partial meal plan, and an additional stipend of $10,000. No benefits. The coaching position will be determined based on experience. Experience with option football preferred. Position requires a Bachelor's degree and a positive background check. Please email cover letter, resume, and three references to Rob Cushman, Head Football Coach, Augustana College at . No phone calls.
Concordia-Chicago (D-III): Former offensive line coach / recruiting coordinator Eric Hennessy has accepted the head coaching job at Newington HS (CT).
Becker College (D-III - MA): Becker College has 2 coaching openings on defense and 1 on offense. All positions pay $7,000 with no benefits. Housing and meals are included. Applicants will be required to coach own position group, recruit a geographic area, manage video upload and breakdown (HUDL) and take general direction from the Head Coach and Associate Head Coach daily. Bachelor’s degree required, masters a plus. Looking for applicants who are extremely motivated and know that coaching is their career. Experience in strength and conditioning is a plus. Please send a resume, cover letter and references to . No phone calls.
Saturday May 3, 2014
Seattle Seahawks: The organization has announced the appointment of Will Harriger as offensive assistant, Chris Morgan as assistant offensive line coach, Chad Morton as assistant special teams coach, Nate Carroll as assistant wide receivers coach and John Glenn as defensive quality control.
|Friday May 2, 2014
Eastern Michigan: Minnesota State - Mankato interim head coach Aaron Keen has accepted the tight ends / special teams coordinator role at Eastern Michigan, per source.
Georgia Tech: Special teams coordinator Dave Walkosky has left the staff. The AJC reports that Paul Johnson deferred comment to Walkosky and notes the separation "appears to be unexpected".
Middle Tennessee: University of Tennessee assistant director of player personnel Brandon Lawson will be the new director of player personnel at MTSU, per source. We hear that Tennessee plans to fill the position with a new hire but hasn't narrowed to a shortlist yet.
IUP (D-II - PA): Former Ohio State and Indiana defensive grad assistant Bryant Haines has joined the IUP staff and will coach the defensive line, and serve as strength and conditioning coordinator.
Lamar: Ray Woodard has now announced the addition of Mark Criner and Arlington Nunn. Criner will work with the linebackers and Nunn will take over the running backs.
Todd Dodge: Former North Texas head coach, and former Pitt quarterbacks coach, Todd Dodge has left the head coaching job at Marble Falls HS (TX) to become the head coach at Austin Westlake HS (TX).
Concordia (D-II - St. Paul, MN): Concordia University St. Paul is looking for a volunteer kicking coach to work with kickers and punters this fall. Interested applicants please email head coach Ryan Williams at .
Amherst (D-III - MA): Former WPI offensive coordinator Anthony Fucillo is the new quarterbacks coach at Amherst College.
William Paterson (D-III - NJ): Alonso Escalante has accepted the secondary / safeties position at WPU, per source. Escalante served as a defensive coaching assistant with the Tampa Bay Bucs the past two seasons.
WPI (D-III - MA): Per source, offensive coordinator Anthony Fucillo has left the program.
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Delaware: Sources tell us that Robert Sabol (offensive quality control) and Mark Bailey (defensive quality control) have joined the staff.
|Thursday May 1, 2014
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NC State: NC State University has an immediate opening for an offensive line graduate assistant position. Applicant must have playing or coaching experience on the offensive line. Applicant must also gain acceptance to grad school and have a minimum of a 3.0 undergraduate GPA. Please email a resume and cover letter to . Deadline for application is May 5th. No phone calls please.
Alabama: Remember all the chatter in December & early January about Saban speaking with Texas? Know who was worried he would leave? Alabama AD Bill Battle
West Virginia: Defensive coordinator Tony Gibson has received a raise from $250,000 to $350,000 according to Mike Casazza of the Charleston (W. Va.) Daily Mail. He is now the third-highest paid assistant on the staff, trailing senior associate head coach/defensive line coach Tom Bradley ($600,000) and associate head coach/special teams coordinator/safeties coach Joe DeForest ($500,000). Overall, Dana Holgorsen's staff has received a collective 12.5 percent raise since 2012.
DFO Spring Meetings: The meetings are Monday and Tuesday in Dallas. The agenda & speakers have been finalized. We look forward to seeing many of you there.
Southern Connecticut State: As we reported back in early March, former New Hampshire defensive ends coach Jon Shelton will be the new defensive coordinator at SCSU taking the spot of longtime defensive coordinator Mike Dodge who was not retained, per source. We also hear now that receivers coach Chris Bergeski will be the new offensive coordinator.
FIU: FIU's DFO position opened yesterday.
MIT (D-III - MA): MIT is looking to fill a home game for September 20th, 2014. Please call (617) 715-4085 or email if interested.
Benedict College (D-II - SC): Benedict is looking for a Division II / NAIA opponent for a home game. The available dates are September 13th and possible September 20th, 2014. If interested please contact Director of Athletics Willie Washington at or (803) 705-4784, James Woody at or (803) 705-4420
|Wednesday April 30, 2014
Southwestern Oklahoma State (D-II): SWOSU invites applicants for offensive graduate assistant( RB Coach). Will assist with all aspects of a NCAA Division II football program including compliance with NCAA, and university rules and regulations, recruiting area and management, position coaching, summer camp coaching, video editing and breakdown (Hudl), and other duties as assigned. Bachelor's and admission to the SWOSU graduate program is required. Previous participation and/or coaching experience is preferred. Applicant must have the energy & desire to perform duties as a full time coach would! Graduate School tuition remission, and a monthly stipend are provided. Student insurance is available. We will NOT accept resumes after May 14th. Forward letter of application describing interest and qualifications for the position, resume, and names, addresses and telephone numbers of at least three professional references to: Head Football Coach Dan Cocannouer at . Minorities are highly encouraged to apply. Applicant would start immediately upon approval and hire.
Green Bay Packers: The Packers will hire New Mexico State offensive line coach Steve Marshall as their assistant offensive line coach according to Rob Demovsky of ESPN.com. Marshall has previous NFL experience with the Houston Texans and Cleveland Browns. Update> We have confirmed that he is going to the Packers. Sources tell us that there is no clear replacement at NMSU. Will keep you posted.
North Carolina: Carrboro HS (NC) head coach Jason Tudryn has accepted the director of high school relations position on Larry Fedora's staff.
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Willamette (D-III - OR): Willamette University, located in Salem, OR, is seeking applicants for a defensive assistant (linebacker or d-line) coach. This is a 10 month position starting in August 2014 and ending in May of 2015. This job does not have benefits. The salary is $5,000 and may also include housing. This coach will be responsible for his own position and recruiting territory, as well as defensive video breakdown on HUDL. Please email a resume, references, and cover letter to our defensive coordinator Nathan Naggi at . No phone calls please.