|Saturday June 14, 2014
Put some work on the back burner today and tomorrow and give yourself some much deserved family time.
We are sad to report that Southern Illinois graduate assistant Cory Warren passed away in a car accident this week. He was only 26. Warren leaves behind his wife, Kris. A scholarship has been set up in his name at Uniontown (KS) High School. Donations may be sent to Konantz-Cheney Funeral Home, 15 W. Wall St., PO Box 309, Fort Scott, KS, 66701. Our thoughts and prayers are with his family.
Bridgewater (D-III - VA): Former St. Vincent (D-III - PA) head coach Bob Colbert has joined the staff as tight ends coach. Also, former St. Vincent (D-III - VA) offensive coordinator Brett Colbert has been hired to coach the receivers.
Alderson-Broaddus (D-II - WV): Per source, Randolph Macon (D-III - VA) offensive line coach Salvatore DeWalt is the new offensive line coach at Alderson Broaddus.
Rutgers: Per source, director of football recruiting operations Tariq Ahmad has resigned. Sources tell us that they expect Kyle Flood to promote Phil Galiano (assistant director of player development) to director of recruiting.
Northern Colorado (FCS): Head coach Earnest Collins, Jr., has received a contract extension through 2017. He has a base salary of $117,000, plus $15,000 for home paid attendance of 4,500 or more, $20,000 for an APR of 940 or greater, $2,500 for a team GPA of 2.85 or higher, $1,000 for each win beyond six, $5,000 for a Big Sky championship, $5,000 for winning Big Sky Coach of the Year, $5,000 for an FCS playoff appearance, and $20,000 for an FCS national championship.
|Friday June 13, 2014
Pro Football Hall of Fame coach Chuck Noll passed away Friday night at age 82. Our thoughts are with the Noll family and the entire Pittsburgh Steelers organization.
American International (D-II - MA): American International College is seeking a part time assistant football coach. Qualifications: Bachelors degree required, master’s preferred, prior coaching and competitive experience is required. This is a part time, exempt, non-benefit eligible position. Qualified applicants should electronically submit a brief cover letter, current resume, and the contact information for three professional references (all saved as one document) via the online application that can be found here.
Louisiana-Lafayette: After months of rumors, Mark Hudspeth has finally signed a six-year, $6.45 million contract, according to the Lafayette Advertiser. Read more here.
American International (D-II - MA): American International College is seeking a full time assistant football coach. Qualifications: Bachelors degree required, master’s preferred, prior coaching and competitive experience is required. This is a full-time exempt position with eligible benefits. Qualified applicants should electronically submit a brief cover letter, current resume, and the contact information for three professional references (all saved as one document) via the online application, which can be found here.
Philadelphia Eagles: Southern Connecticut State defensive coordinator Jon Shelton has been selected to participate in the Bill Walsh Minority Fellowship program with the Eagles.
Fort Scott CC (KS): Brannon Green has been hired to coach the tackles and tight ends. Green played tight end at Oklahoma and recently graduated, and played JUCO ball at Fort Scott.
Ohio Mid Western College (USCAA): Antonio Davis has been hired as offensive coordinator, Richard Bailey has been named offensive line coach and Jihad Quran has been hired to coach the linebackers and coordinate special teams..
Wesley College (D-III - DE): Wesley College has hired Joel Elliot as a graduate assistant working with the defensive ends. Elliot replaces Rob Rowan who has accepted a teaching and assistant coaching job at Archbishop Wood HS (PA).
Faulkner (NAIA - AL): Head coach and athletic director Brent Barker has resigned and accepted the athletic director position at Eagle Mountain-Saginaw ISD (TX). Barker had been part of Faulkner athletic for the past 14 years, serving as head football coach since 2012.
|Thursday June 12, 2014
Pittsburgh Steelers: Shepherd (D-II - WV) defensive line coach Ramal Faunteroy has been selected to work with the Pittsburgh Steelers as part of the Bill Walsh Minority Fellowship program.
Concordia (D-II - St. Paul, MN): Per source, Matt Dovenberg has been hired as the offensive grad assistant and will coach the receivers.
Shepherd (D-II - WV): Offensive line coach Daryl Hayes has taken the head coaching job at Washington HS (Charleston, WV).
Capital (D-III - OH): Capital University has promoted offensive line coach Matt Kelleher to run game coordinator.
Garden City CC (KS): Per source, former Warner Christian (NAIA - FL) offensive coordinator Jared Powers has accepted the offensive coordinator / offensive line position at Garden City CC. Also, Oscar Rodriguez has been promoted to associate head coach / defensive coordinator, Erik Hickson is the running backs / wide receivers coach, Jordan Sanders is coaching the linebackers, and Steve Vincent is working with the defensive line and will serve as strength and conditioning coach. We understand that the staff is now full.
Baltimore Ravens: Former NY Giants cornerback Sam Madison has joined the Ravens as part of the Bill Walsh Minority Fellowship program.
Of the 160 offensive line coaches in the NFL and FBS, only five are black. Why?
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Auburn: Blake Kirk has been hired as the assistant to the director of student recruiting. After graduating in April, Kirk helped the staff with camp itineraries and aided coaches in recruiting.
|Wednesday June 11, 2014
Florida: Receivers coach Joker Phillips has resigned, and Chris Leak has been promoted to coach the wide receivers. Leak served as an offensive grad assistant last season.
RPI (D-III - NY): RPI is looking for qualified candidates to fill qualified candidates to fill the roles of offensive coordinator, and also a special teams coordinator. Minimum qualifications include a Bachelor's degree and one year of coaching experience. Qualified candidates are invited to apply online at https://rpijobs.rpi.edu and reference search #20130302 for the OC spot, and #20130303 for the special teams coordinator position.
Feather River (CC - CA): Former Omaha Nighthawks (UFL) head coach Bart Andrus is the new head coach at Feather River.
Claremont-Mudd-Scripps (D-III - CA): Claremont-Mudd-Scripps is looking for a part-time running backs coach. The in-season position includes a $3,500 stipend, which includes five meals per week. There is no relocation assistance, housing or benefits. To apply, please visit this link. No phone calls please.
Edinboro (D-II - PA): Edinboro University is accepting applications for a FT Assistant Football Coach/Offensive Coordinator. Only on-line applications will be accepted at https://jobs.edinboro.edu/postings/2357. Application deadline is June 27, 2014.
Chicago Bears: Per source, Chris White has accepted a scouting assistant position with the Chicago Bears. He was previously with Florida State in a graduate assistant post in the recruiting department.
Vanderbilt: Per source, Vanderbilt has hired former Commodores linebacker Chris Marve as a defensive GA, former Albany offensive line coach Mike Morita as an offensive quality control assistant, and Eric Lammers as assistant director of player personnel.
Clark Atlanta (D-II): Per source, Brevard College assistant head coach / recruiting coordinator Brock Pursley will join the Clark Atlanta staff as offensive coordinator.
Temple: Per source, the assistant recruiting coordinator (external operations - Chuck Cantor's role) position at Temple has opened.
Cincinnati: Former Sam Houston State player Nick Grimes (son of Auburn offensive line coach J.B.) is joining the Cincinnati staff as an offensive grad assistant.
San Francisco 49ers: Private quarterbacks coach George Whitfield has joined the organization as part of the Bill Walsh Minority Fellowship program. Also, former NFL offensive lineman Bob Whitfield (no relation) will also work with the organization this summer.
Southern Virginia (D-III): The school has announced Nathan Bigelow as tight ends coach. Bigelow spent the past two seasons as tight ends coach at Snow College in Utah.
Trinity (D-III - TX): Offensive line coach L.D. Green has left the staff to become the head coach at San Antonio Central Catholic (TX).
|Tuesday June 10, 2014
Oregon State: New offensive coordinator John Garrett will earn $320,000 in year one and $330,000 in year two of his two-year contract, the Oregonian reported on Tuesday. Garrett will also earn a $20,000 bonus if the Beavers rank among the Pac-12's top four offenses in either of those seasons.
Oklahoma Panhandle State (D-II): OPSU is now accepting applicants for a defensive coach with DL or LB experience. We are looking for the best fit / best coach and can adjust position responsibilities accordingly, including a possibility to coordinate. 3-4 front background and knowledge is a must. Position will start July 1st. A bachelor's degree with coaching experience at the collegiate level is preferred. For information about the position, visit this link. No phone calls please.
Liberty: Per source, former Jacksonville Jaguars offensive assistant / assistant to the head coach Charlie Skalaski has been named director of player personnel at Liberty. Also, we hear that Kettie Fickter will be the assistant director of player personnel.
Oklahoma Panhandle State (D-II): Defensive coordinator Jesse Thompson has left the program to pursue other opportunities., we understand that Thompson has accepted a grad assistant position on Hud's staff at Louisiana Lafayette.
Angelo State: Angelo State student assistant Mario Ramos has been promoted to defensive grad assistant and will work with the defensive line, per source.
It's back: Announcing the Second Annual FootballScoop Video of the Year Contest
Millsaps: University of Georgia associate AD for internal operations Josh Brooks is expected to be named the new athletic director at Millsaps.
Northwestern State (FCS - LA): Northwestern State has an opening for a video coordinator.
Millersville (D-II - PA): Millersville has an opening for a full-time assistant coaching the receivers / running backs or quarterbacks. Applications are due by June 19th. No phone calls please. To apply, please visit this link.
AirRaid Clinic: June 27-28 in San Antonio, TX featuring speakers: Les Koenning, Todd Dodge, Bill Bedenbaugh, Carlton Buckels, Polo Gutierrez, Bert Hill, Tom Mason, Bryan Gamble and Hal Mumme. Only $75 to attend. For more info or to register please visit HalMummeFB.com
Montreal Alouettes: Offensive coordinator Rick Worman has been dismissed, per the Montreal Gazette.