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Saturday June 27, 2009

Holy Cross: Former Dutch Fork HS (SC) assistant Neal Boozer has been hired as assistant secondary coach.  Brian McCarthy has joined the staff as the new running backs coach.  McCarthy previously served as a grad assistant at Springfield College.
Friday June 26, 2009

Richmond: FootballScoop has just learned that Mike London and the University of Richmond have agreed to a contract extension.  London led the Spiders to the DI-AA national championship in 2008.

Presbyterian: We are hearing that North Paulding HS (GA) coach Klay Killingsworth has just accepted the linebackers job at Presbyterian.

Georgia Southern: Former Valdosta State quarterback, Tucker Pruitt, is the new quarterbacks coach at GSU.  Pruitt replaces Joe Hollis.

Alabama: Alabama is reportedly negotiating a contract extension for head coach Nick Saban.  The new deal is reportedly centered more around an extension of years than an increase in salary.

Mesa State: We hear wide receivers coach Don Holmes will participate in the Bill Walsh NFL Minority coaching fellowship with the Seattle Seahawks during training camp.

Nicholls State: FootballScoop has learned that Morehouse College assistant coach Rashad Watson has accepted the secondary job at Nicholls State. 

LRS Sports & Southwestern Athletic Conference: All ten conference schools receive network bundle for sports programs. SWAC implements LRS Sports' technology with network bundled video-editing solutions conference-wide for its ten schools. Each network bundle includes a server, 2 laptops, video-editing software, camera with accessories, and skills transfer tutorials.  Annual support for the 5-year deal is also included for each school. LRS Sports provides video editing solutions to head coaches and video coordinators for sports programs.  Their product suite focuses on the full range of athletic program needs at the high school, collegiate, and professional levels. 
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Wilson...The Official Ball of the NCAA Football Championships

Today, we take a long at the coaches throughout the country that are coaching at their alma mater. 

Air Force: Blane Morgan                                       Auburn: Tracy Rocker
Stanford: David Shaw                                           Duke: Scottie Montgomery
Florida State: Dexter Carter                                Florida State: Lawrence Dawsey
Georgia: Mike Bobo                                              Kansas State: Vic Koenning
Marshall: Mark Snyder                                         Miami: Randy Shannon
Miami: Michael Barrow                                         Ole Miss: Kent Austin
Northwestern: Pat Fitzgerald                              Notre Dame: Ron Powlus
Oklahoma: Josh Heupel                                      Texas: Major Applewhite
Syracuse: Doug Marrone                                      Virginia: Anthony Poindexter
Virginia Tech: Torrian Gray                                Western Michigan: Ryan Cubit 
Penn State: Mike McQueary                                Colorado State: Steve Fairchild
Boston College: Mike Siravo                               Syracuse: Danny Conley
UCLA: Rick Neuheisal                                            Hawaii: Rich Miano
Hawaii: Nick Rolovich                                           Hawaii: Brian Smith
Hawaii: George Lumpkin                                       Boise State: Scott Huff
Boise State: Pete Kwiatkowski                              Boise State: Marcell Yates
Boise State: Brian Harsin                                       Nevada: Chris Ault
Nevada: Cameron Norcross                                   Virginia Tech: Frank Beamer
Nebraska: Barney Cotton                                       Nebraska: Marvin Sanders
North Texas: Clayton George                                UL-Lafayette: Kevin Fouquier
Oklahoma State: Mike Gundy                               Oklahoma: Cale Gundy
Notre Dame: Charlie Weis                                     West Virginia: Doc Holliday
West Virginia: David Lockwood                            West Virginia: Steve Dunlap
Kentucky: Joker Phillips                                         Kentucky: Chuck Smith
Cal: Tosh Lupoi                                                       San Jose State: Kenji Green
Clemson: Danny Pearman                                       Washington State: Paul Wulff
Washington State: Steve Broussard                       Washington State: Mike Levenseller
Washington State: Jody Sears                                BYU: Brandon Doman
BYU: Robert Anae                                                      BYU: Steve Kaufusi
BYU: Lance Reynolds                                                 Navy: Joe Speed
Ohio State: Luke Fickell
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Thursday June 25, 2009 (Update 2)

Presbyterian College (SC): Our sources have just informed us that linebackers coach Jeff Wilson has resigned. 


United States Merchant Marine Academy:  Assistant Football/Assistant Lacrosse Coach.  Intern position - Assist the Head Coach in all phases of the Football Program including coaching your own position, scouting, recruitment of student-athletes, and other duties to be assigned. Assistant Lacrosse coach in the winter/spring duties to be assigned. USMMA is one of the five Federal Academies. Qualifications: Demonstrated ability to coach successfully at the college level and the ability to support the mission of the academic, regimental and athletic excellence of USMMA.  Room and board and a modest stipend are included.  More information about the Academy can be found at http://www.usmma.edu .  USMMA is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer.  Please send all resumes and references to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
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.
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