|Saturday February 2, 2013||presented by:|
College of the Redwoods (CC - CA): Head coach Tino Romero has been reassigned to another position within the athletic department. Defensive coordinator Mike Cox has been promoted to head coach.
Fresno City College: We hear linebackers coach Joe Schey will move to offensive line.
Utah State: Sources tell us Fresno City College offensive line coach Cole Popovich has been hired as an offensive grad assistant.
Stanford: Sources tell us Stanford plans to fill their open intern positions from internal candidates.
FIU: Stanford offensive assistant Morgan Turner has joined the staff at FIU.
LA Tech: Sources tell us Sam Houston State defensive coordinator Scott Stoker is a strong candidate for defensive coordinator at Louisiana Tech.
Temple: Former Detroit Lions fullback Shawn Bryson will join the Owls' staff as a graduate assistant according to Keith Pompey of the Philadelphia Inquirer.
|Friday February 1, 2013||presented by:|
Quick thank you from all of us at FootballScoop for another record month. A couple of fairly amazing stats... viewership of our "news" articles (on the homepage) was up over 100% over last January and views of High School Scoop were up over 50%. Total "mobile" viewership of the site was 43% of all views. Amazing mobile growth. More great things to come in February...
Texas A&M: Texas A&M has now officially announced the hiring of Mark Hagen as linebackers coach.
Montana State (FCS): Former New Hampshire and Florida International offensive coordinator Tim Cramsey has been hired to the same position at Montana State, the school announced Friday.
Jacksonville Jaguars: Sources tell us the Jaguars have hired Matthew Smiley as their assistant special teams coach. His previous job was as the special teams coordinator for Charleston Southern.
Boise State: Former Broncos linebacker Byron Hout has been hired as a defensive graduate assistant. Hout served in the same role at Washington State in 2012. He will help with the linebackers at Boise State.
Middle Tennessee: Rick Stockstill has now officially announced the hiring of Geep Wade as the Blue Raiders' offensive line coach. Wade previously worked at Marshall and Chattanooga.
Tampa Bay Bucs: Dave Wannstedt will join Greg Schiano's staff as special teams coordinator, according to Adam Schefter.
Arizona Cardinals: Several outlets reported a few weeks back that Todd McNair would be joining the Cardinals staff. Scott Enyeart tweeted this afternoon that McNair has said he will not be joining the Cardinals.
Indiana State (FCS): Sources tell us Mike Sanford has hired former Indiana quality control David Kenney as defensive line coach.
Louisiana Lafayette: Sources tell us that James Willis will be named defensive coordinator at ULL.
Kutztown (D-II - PA): Sources tell us that defensive coordinator Dennis Iezzi will not return.
College of the Canyons (CC - CA): Ted Iacenda has been named head coach. Iacenda previously served as an assistant at Alemany HS (CA).
Morgan State (FCS): Former South Florida and South Alabama offensive coordinator Greg Gregory has been hired to the same position at Morgan State.
New Mexico State: As expected, sources tell us Doug Martin has been offered and has accepted the head coaching position at New Mexico State.
Bethany College (D-III - WV): Head coach Tim Weaver has stepped down to "pursue an opportunity at the Division I level". Offensive coordinator Bill Garvey has been promoted to head coach. Additionally, director of sports information Brian Rose will serve as the acting director of athletics and recreation, a position that Weaver also held.
Citadel: Cody Worley has been promoted to quarterbacks / fullbacks coach. Worley served as a quality control assistant the past two seasons.
Rhodes College (D-III - TN): Rhodes College in Memphis, TN is looking for an opponent for September 20, 2014. If interested, please contact head coach Dan Gritti at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Grand Valley State (D-II - MI): Grand Valley has announced a few changes in their coaching staff. Offensive line coach Tim Morrison has been promoted to offensive coordinator, and Jack Ginn will move from receivers to quarterbacks. Additionally, running backs coach Eddie Brown has resigned to accept the defensive backs job with the Toronto Argonauts of the CFL.
Averett (D-III - VA): Averett has filled their offensive grad assistant position with the hiring of former Robert Morris University (PA) receiver Anthony Coleman.
Lakeland College (D-III - WI): Alma College offensive line coach Tyler Wellman has accepted the offensive line / run game coordinator job at Lakeland.
Baldwin Wallace (D-III - OH): Baldwin Wallace is now accepting applicants for their offensive line vacancy. To apply, please visit this link and combine your resume, cover letter, and references into a single word document to submit.
McKendree University (D-II - IL): McKendree University is seeking qualified candidates (2) for the position of defensive graduate assistant coach (Defensive Line and Secondary). These positions will begin immediately. College coaching or playing experience preferred. Interested candidates should e-mail a cover letter, resume, and at least 3 professional references to: Steve Barrows, Defensive Coordinator at: email@example.com. No phone calls or faxes, please.
Urbana (D-II - OH): We have learned that linebackers coach Trevor Zeiders is no longer with the program.
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Texas Tech: Sources tell us Jacob Mathis has joined the staff as defensive quality control.
Tusculum (D-II - TN): Running backs coach / director of football operations Caleb Slover has been hired as the head coach at Cocke County HS (TN), according to the Newport Plain Talk.
Oregon: Sources are telling us that former Arizona Cardinals defensive line coach Ron Aiken will join the Ducks' staff as defensive line coach. We will confirm. Update: The hire has been announced.
Appalachian State: Scott Satterfield has announced that offensive line coach Dwayne Ledford and newly hired quarterbacks coach Frank Ponce will serve as co-offensive coordinators. Ledford will coordinate the run game and Ponce will coordinate the pass game.
Tampa Bay: Sources tell us Maine defensive coordinator Paul Ferraro will be the new special teams coordinator for the Bucs.
Oregon: Scott Frost has now officially been named offensive coordinator / quarterbacks.
Redlands: We hear tight ends / fullbacks coach Kiyoshi Harris will move to defensive line.
San Diego State: Rocky Long has signed a two-year contract extension through 2017.
Ball State: Brian Hardin has been announced as the new deputy athletic director. Hardin spent the past seven years as the director of football media relations at Notre Dame.
Denison University (D-III - OH): Denison University is seeking qualified candidates for the position of offensive assistant coach (running backs or wide receivers). This is a seasonal, full-time intern position which will start August 1, 2013 and will conclude November 15, 2013. Compensation includes a $4000 stipend including meals. College coaching or playing experience preferred. Interested candidates should e-mail a cover letter, resume, and at least 3 professional references to: Jack Hatem, Head Football Coach at: firstname.lastname@example.org. No phone calls or faxes, please.
Delta State (D-II - MS): Delta State University has two open dates for the 2013 season that we are looking to fill with Division II or NAIA opponents. DSU is currently looking for home or road opportunities on the following dates 10/12 and 11/9. Please contact Matt Jones, Assistant Athletic Director at email@example.com if interested.
College of Wooster (D-III - OH): Johns Hopkins (D-III - MD) defensive coordinator Frank Colaprete has been named the new head coach at Wooster.
Arkansas-Monticello (D-II): Sources tell us former Nicholls State offensive line coach Mario Jeberaeel is the new offensive line / recruiting coordinator at Monticello.
Denison University (D-III - OH): Denison University is seeking qualified candidates for the position of defensive assistant coach (linebackers or secondary). This is a seasonal, full-time intern position which will start August 1, 2013 and will conclude November 15, 2013. Compensation includes a $4000 stipend including meals. College coaching or playing experience preferred. Interested candidates should e-mail a cover letter, resume, and at least 3 professional references to: Jack Hatem, Head Football Coach, Denison University at: firstname.lastname@example.org. No phone calls or faxes, please.
Kansas State: The University has announced that Bill Snyder has a new five year, $14.75 million agreement.
McMurry (D-II - TX): Mason Miller has now officially been announced as the program's head coach.
East Mississippi (CC): Buddy Stephens has completed his coaching staff with the hirings of Jordan Lesley (defensive coordinator), Andy Greening (linebackers), Tony Gilbert (defensive line), and Cade Wilkerson (running backs / special teams). Lesley and Greening are both former Northwest Mississippi CC assistants, while Gilbert joins the staff after serving as a defensive grad assistant at Auburn last year. Wilkerson served on the EMCC staff last year as a graduate assistant on the defensive side of the ball.
Peru State (NAIA - NE): Peru State College seeks qualified applicants for a Graduate Assistant - Residence Life/Football. The Graduate Assistant will be expected to participate as an active member of the Residence Life Team. The Graduate Assistant will provide supervision for residence hall staff and residents. Coaching responsibilities will include coaching on offense, experience with option football is preferred, all aspects of recruiting, assisting with film breakdown, game and practice preparation which includes video cut-ups, serving as an assistant for equipment. This is a two year assistantship that requires a bachelor’s degree, admission to the graduate program of the College, a background in residence life and collegiate playing / coaching experience. Anticipated start date is July 15, 2013. Compensation will be an annual $10,000 stipend, graduate school tuition, and campus housing and meals during the academic year based upon the dining services hours of operation. This is a ten-month position (July 15-May 15 yearly). For application procedure call Human Resources at 402-872-2230 or visit this link.
Cleveland Browns: Sources tell us that Michigan defensive grad assistant Aubrey Pleasant has accepted a position with the Browns.
Montreal Alouettes (CFL): The Alouettes have reportedly interviewed Kansas City quarterbacks coach Jim Zorn for the head coaching job, as well as Dan Hawkins, former Arizona Cardinals offensive coordinator Mike Miller, former Edmonton Eskimos head coach Danny Macocia (current head coach at Univ. of Montreal), and Sacramento Mountain Lions head coach Turk Schonert. Sources tell us Toronto defensive coordinator Chris Jones is also a candidate. Update> Sources tell us Chris Jones has pulled out of running and has re-signed with Toronto.
Indiana State (FCS): Former Colorado offensive grad assistant Joe Bever is the new receivers coach at Indiana State.
Waldorf College (NAIA - IA): Waldorf College is seeking to fill the following dates for the 2013 season. Aug. 31, Sept. 28, Oct. 5 with 2014 as an option. Please contact Head Coach Kent Anderson at email@example.com
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Miami Dolphins: The Dolphins have officially named Marwan Maalouf assistant special teams coach and they have promoted Zac Taylor to quarterbacks coach, Charlie Bullen to assistant defensive line coach and Ben Johnson to assistant quarterbacks coach. Maalouf was the special teams coordinator for the Colts in 2012.
|Wednesday January 30, 2013||presented by:|
Please keep Butler strength coach Jim Peal in your prayers. Coach Peal, a legend in the profession, was diagnosed with cancer earlier this week. Here is his story. Let's all help Coach beat this!
New Mexico: Sources tell us former Nevada receivers coach Scott Baumgartner will be the new receivers coach at New Mexico.
Tampa Bay: Schiano continues to make changes. This evening word is out that he has let special teams coordinator Bob Ligashesky go.
Pittsburgh Steelers: Washington Redskins special teams coordinator Danny Smith has reportedly accepted the same role with the Steelers.
Georgia Tech: Georgia Tech has announced the hiring of Mike Pelton as defensive line coach. Pelton was Auburn's defensive line coach in 2011-12.
Luther College (D-III - IA): William Penn (NAIA - IA) offensive coordinator Aaron Hafner has been named head coach at Luther.
Virginia: The school has announced Steve Fairchild as offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach. Fairchild most recently worked as the senior offensive assistant for the San Diego Chargers and was the head coach at Colorado State for four seasons before that. Fairchild will make $450,000 per year with a two year agreement.
Jamestown College (NAIA - ND): Jamestown is seeking to fill open dates of October 19 and November 9 2013. Looking for home games & will return in 2014. Would prefer an NAIA opponent; but open to D-III and D-II opponents as well. Please contact head coach Shawn Frank at firstname.lastname@example.org.
University of Chicago (D-III): UChicago is now accepting applications for two internships offensive Assistant Football Coaching positions. Areas of responsibly included coaching a skill position; running backs or wide receivers or tight-ends as well as video breakdown responsibilities. These in-season positions include a stipend and 4- 5 weeks of on campus housing and meals. All interested applicants should email a resume and references to Craig Knoche, Offensive Coordinator at email@example.com. Please no phone calls.
Lake Forest College (D-III - IL): Lake Forest will be accepting applications for the position of Quarterbacks coach. Requirements 3 years college coaching experience and a bachelor’s degree, though a Master’s degree is preferred. Previous experience as a player or coach with Quarterbacks. Candidates must have demonstrated strong computer skills and experience with off-campus recruiting. The only way to be considered for this position is to send a letter of application, resume, and three references with phone numbers to Athleticsearches@mx.lakeforest.edu. Please put "QB POSITION" in the subject line of your email. Phone Calls will not be returned.
Cincinnati Bengals: Hue Jackson will be making the move from defensive assistant to running backs coach to take over for the retiring Jim Anderson, according to the Cincinnati Enquirer.
Mount St. Joseph (D-III - OH): Tyler Hopperton has been promoted to full-time defensive assistant. Hopperton, an all conference linebacker at the Mount, served as a seasonal assistant last season.
App State (FCS - NC): Sources tell us former FIU receivers coach Frank Ponce will be the new quarterbacks coach at App State.
Alfred (D-III - NY): Alfred University is now accepting applications for a Graduate Assistant Football Coach. The position includes free graduate school and a small stipend. All interested applicants should mail a resume and references to Alfred University Football, Attention Bob Rankl, McLane Center, Alfred, NY 14802.
Abilene Christian (FCS): Abilene Christian University has 3 open dates for the 2013 season that we are looking to fill with Division I, II, III or NAIA opponents. ACU is currently transitioning from DII to D1 FCS level this fall. ACU is looking for home or road opportunities on the following 3 dates 9/14, 9/21, 11/2. Please contact John Houser Assistant Athletic Director at firstname.lastname@example.org or Athletic Director Jared Mosley at email@example.com if interested.
Nassau CC (NY): Nassau CC is seeking a game. Open dates include August 29, August 30, August 31. If interested contact Curtis Guilliam at Guillic@ncc.edu. Home game wanted. We are willing to play on a Thursday or Friday night, or Saturday afternoon.
Alabama State (FCS): Alabama State is looking for a home game on 8/31/2013. If interested, please contact Craig Payne at 334-229-4440. We would prefer D-II or NAIA school.
Lindenwood (D-II - MO): Lindenwood is seeking qualified candidates for an Offensive Line Graduate Assistant position. Offensive Line coaching and playing experience is preferred. Duties include assisting in coaching the offensive line, use of Hudl and other administrative duties assigned by the head coach or coordinator. Compensation will include tuition, some meals and possible stipend based on experience. Please send all resumes to firstname.lastname@example.org. No phone calls please.
Northwestern State (FCS - LA): New Head Coach, Jay Thomas, has completed his new staff. Offensive Coordinator/QBs-Robby Brown, Offensive Line/Assistant Head Coach-Ben Norton, Running Backs-Derek Foster, Wide Receivers/Recruiting Coordinator-Kyle Manley, Tight Ends/Inside Receivers-Matt Powledge. Defensive Coordinator/Associate Head Coach-Chris Boone, Defensive Line-Jake Landoll, Linebackers/Special Teams Coordinator-Shep Campbell, Cornerbacks-De'vonn Lockett. Director of Football Operations-Dan Korn. Korn, Powledge, and Lockett were retained from Bradley Dale Peveto's staff.
Bryant University (FCS - RI): Former NC State grad assistant Andrew Ervin has accepted an assistant position on the staff at Bryant we hear.
Tampa Bay: The Bucs have hired former Jaguars defensive backs coach Tony Oden in the same capacity per Rick Stroud who covers the Bucs. Sources tell us the same.
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Georgetown (FCS): We hear that Georgetown University has filled all of their positions internally.
Chicago Bears: Sources tell us Carson Walch of the Montreal Alouettes will join Marc Trestman's staff as offensive assistant / quality control.
Fairmont State University (D-II – WV): Head coach Jason Woodman has announced the addition of Joe Nemith III to his coaching staff. Nemith will serve as the defensive coordinator for the Falcons. Nemith comes to Fairmont State after serving as the defensive coordinator at Otterbein University (D-III) in Ohio for the last three seasons.
Otterbein (D-III - OH): Sources tell us Allan Moore will be promoted to defensive coordinator at Otterbein.
Cornell (FCS - NY): Sources tell us Kenyon (D-III - OH) defensive coordinator Greg Jones will join the Cornell staff as linebackers coach.
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Seattle Seahawks: Multiple outlets are reporting the Seahawks have agreed to hire Travis Jones as their defensive line coach. Jones had been the assistant defensive line coach for the New Orleans Saints.
Buffalo Bills: The Bills have hired Jason Vrable as offensive quality control. Vrable spent the last two seasons as offensive coordinator / quarterbacks / running backs at University of Charleston (D-II - WV).
Pittsburgh Steelers: Jack Bicknell Jr. is the new offensive line coach for the Steelers. Coached the offensive line for the Chiefs last season.
Cincinnati Bengals: The Bengals have announced that running backs coach Jim Anderson has retired after 29 seasons with the team.
Stanford: David Shaw has announced that offensive line coach Mike Bloomgren has been elevated to Andrew Luck Director of Offense / offensive coordinator, running backs coach Mike Sanford will now coach the quarterbacks and wide receivers, and former Stanford quarterback Tavita Pritchard will move from defensive assistant to running backs coach.
St. Louis Rams: The Rams announced earlier today that Rob Ryan will not be their new defensive coordinator.
Cornell: Sources tell us Georgetown University (FCS) receivers coach Mike Neuberger is joining Cornell's staff.
Arkansas State: Gerald Alexander has joined the staff as a grad assistant.
St. Joseph's College (D-II - IN): Sources tell us defensive line coach / special teams coordinator David Denham has resigned for personal issues.
Lindenwood (D-II - MO): Lindenwood University is seeking a defensive graduate assistant coach. Preferable experience coaching and/or playing Corner Back. The job includes coaching a position, recruiting, use of Hudl, and other administrative duties as assigned by the head coach and coordinator. The position will begin immediately. Compensation includes tuition, some meals and possible stipend based upon experience. Candidates should email resume to: email@example.com
Kansas: We hear Pierce College (Los Angeles) defensive coordinator Ty Greenwood has accepted the special teams quality control job at Kansas.
Southern (FCS - LA): Sources tell us the new receivers coach at Southern is former Lenoir-Rhyne receivers coach Chris Coleman.
Idaho State: Sources tell us Illinois State's Sheldon Cross will join the staff as outside receivers coach.
Chabot College (CC - CA): Chabot College is seeking qualified candidates for offensive line position. This is a stipend postion only. Interested applicants should email resume and references to Head Coach Danny Calcagno @ firstname.lastname@example.org
Ave Maria (NAIA - FL): Ave Maria University is looking for a home game for any of the following dates for the 2013 football season: 9/7, 9/14, 10/5, 10/19. We are looking to play NAIA, D2, or D3 teams. Interested teams can contact assistant coach Mike Armstrong at Michael.Armstrong@avemaria.edu
San Diego Chargers: Head coach Mike McCoy has added Chad Grimm (defensive quality control), Frank Reich (quarterbacks) and Kevin Spencer (special teams) to the Chargers coaching staff after coaching for the Cardinals last season. Additionally, Andrew Dees has been named assistant offensive line coach, and Nick Sirianni will be the offensive quality control coach. The team has also announced that Byron Storer will remain on staff as the assistant linebacker coach.
Louisiana Monroe: Sources tell us Todd Berry is adding former New Mexico State offensive coordinator Jerry McManus to the staff as tight ends coach.
Gardner-Webb (FCS - NC): Sources tell us North Greenville offensive coordinator Kenny Ray has decided join Carroll McCray's staff at Gardner-Webb in the same capacity. We hear Ray was offered the opportunity to be head coach at North Greenville.
Murray State (FCS - KY): Sources tell us Steve Adams, defensive quality control / assistant recruiting coordinator, has been promoted to director of football operations. Adams is a quality young coach.
Arizona Cardinals: Bruce Arians has added former Steelers assistant Larry Zierlein as an assistant offensive line coach, according to Zierlein's son Lance, who works as a radio host on Sports Talk 790.
Chicago Bears: The Bears have added former Boston College running backs / special teams coach Sean Desai (defensive quality control), and former Tampa Bay special teams coordinator Dwayne Stukes (assistant special teams coach) to the staff.
Philadelphia Eagles: Former Browns linebackers coach Billy Davis has interviewed for the defensive coordinator job, according to Adam Schefter. Davis has previously served as defensive coordinator with the 49ers and Cardinals.
New York Giants: Offensive assistant / assistant to the head coach Lunda Wells will be promoted to assistant offensive line coach according to Jenny Vrentas with the Star-Ledger (sources tell us the same). Wells is the former assistant special teams / assistant to the head coach at LSU as well.
Temple: Sources tell us Boston College defensive backs / recruiting coordinator Mike Siravo is joining Matt Rhule's staff, coaching the linebackers.
Philadelphia Eagles: Bruce Feldman is reporting that Virginia offensive coordinator / quarterbacks coach Bill Lazor is heading to Philly to join Chip Kelly's staff.
Wisconsin: Defensive coordinator Dave Aranda and offensive coordinator Andy Ludwig have agreed to two year contracts worth $480,000 annually. The deals include a base salary of $300,000.
Widener University (D-III - PA): Sources tell us new head coach Bobby Acosta has completed his staff. Mark Fetterman has been promoted to defensive coordinator / associate head coach and T.J. DiMuzio (Bowling Green director of player personnel & former Delaware running backs coach) will serve as offensive coordinator. Fred Baxter (former Jet and Patriot) will coach the tight ends, Shawn Mayer (Player Development Rutgers, former New England Patriot) will coach the defensive backs / co-special teams coordinator, Andy Marino (Delaware tight ends / tackles) will serve as offensive line / run game coordinator, Colin Hitschler will serve as defensive line / co-special teams coordinator, Dontavius Smith as receivers, Eugene Jones as linebackers / Video Coordinator and Gary Vinciguerra as assistant defensive backs.