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Friday July 18, 2014

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Minnesota Vikings: Special teams coordinator Mike Priefer has been suspended three games following the team's investigation into allegations of anti-gay remarks. 

Mayville State (NAIA - ND): Per source, head coach Derek Schlieve has resigned to become assistant head coach / defensive coordinator on the Spring Hill (TX) High School staff.

New Mexico Military (JC): Bill Ross has joined the staff to coach the linebackers. Ross was an all-conference linebacker at New Mexico Military, and a two time all-conference linebacker at Arkansas-Pine Bluff.

Old Dominion: Linebackers coach Ulrick Edmonds has stepped down after seven months on the job to take an unspecified position at N.C. State, while former Connecticut staff member Darrell Perkins has been hired as cornerbacks coach. Kermit Buggs will move to safeties, and defensive coordinator Rich Nagy will coach the linebackers. 

Millersville (D-II - PA): Per source, Red Land HS (PA) assistant coach Scott Acri has accepted a position on the Millersville staff.

Millikin (D-III - IL): Millikin University is accepting nominations and applications for an assistant football coach (intern). This internship is designed as a ten month educational experience from August 1 through May 31 and is designed to give an individual with an interest in coaching the opportunity to hone his or her skill development and coaching ability in one or more position areas. The appointment is for one year, with a possible one year renewal. Pursuing a graduate degree at a nearby university may be possible. You may view a complete position description at www.millikin.edu/employment. Applicants should go to www.millikin.edu/employment to get an application. Please attach a cover letter, resume and professional references with your application and send your application materials to .

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Urbana (D-II - OH): Stephen Pribble, who coached the quarterbacks and wide receivers at Manchester College (D-III - IN) the last few seasons, has been hired as offensive coordinator / quarterbacks coach at Urbana on Dave Taynor's staff.

Lyon College (NAIA - AR): Lyon College is looking for JV games for the 2015 season. Please contact Kyle Phelps at  for dates and scheduling info if interested.

Ohio: Ohio University is seeking an Intern to work with either recruiting OR video. Requirements include a bachelor’s degree and 2 years working at the FBS level. Preferred requirements include experience with Photoshop or similar software and working in a recruiting office OR with DVSport (or similar software) and DragonFly video exchange. The pay for this position is $750 per month. Please send all inquiries to Chris Rodgers at . No phone calls please.

Samford (FCS - AL): Samford is seeking applicants for a volunteer offensive analyst position for the 2014 season. Interested applicants should email a cover letter and resume to tight ends coach Bobby Blick at .

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Bethel (NAIA - TN): Bethel University has two graduate assistant openings. Possible positions being filled are: corners, linebackers, and quarterbacks. Experience playing these positions is required. Any experience with strength and conditioning or video (HUDL) will be strongly considered. Graduate assistants receive tuition, housing, meals and a stipend. Please submit letter of application, resume and references to . No phone calls please.

Thursday July 17, 2014


Bethany College (NAIA - KS): Mike Lawrence has been announced as the wide receivers coach/special teams coordinator for the Swedes. He was previously the head coach at Wiregrass High School in Wesley Chapel, Fla.

Concordia (NAIA - AL): Former Alcorn State offensive grad assistant Michael Fantroy has been hired to coach the receivers.

East Stroudsburg (D-II - PA): Chadd Braine, who has previously served as the defensive coordinator at William Paterson (D-III - NJ) and Northern Michigan (D-II), has accepted the defensive coordinator job at his alma mater. 

Valdosta State (D-II - GA): Linebackers coach and special teams coordinator Bubba Walker has been promoted to defensive coordinator. Here's a quick interview with (and a laugh courtesy of) Bubba Walker

East Central (D-II - OK): Former tight ends coach / DFO Brett Marsaln has accepted the assistant defensive coordinator position at Wilburton HS (OK).

Millersville (D-II - PA): Millersville has an opening for a defensive volunteer assistant (OLB / secondary). Responsibilities include, coaching your own position, video editing and video breakdown. This is a seasonal 4-5 month position and on a volunteer basis. There is no salary, benefits, housing or meal plan. Local residents are encouraged to apply. Send all inquiries to defensive coordinator Ralph Clark at . No phone calls please.

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The Argonautes of Aix en Provence (France): The Argonautes of Aix en Provence (France) are accepting applications for their Head Coach position. Compensation: $30,000/year (on a 6-months basis to begin with) Season: Jan-June (games start mid-Feb) can be combined with US fall season Benefits: full health insurance + car + cell phone Qualification: MUST have NCAA D-I or D-II experience (minimum at a GA position or better), you can coach several positions in defense, must be a motivator willing to make practice fun and competitive for amateur players (19-30y/o), must have HUDL experience, you have previously traveled overseas and know how to deal with foreign cultures. Due to the number of applications received only candidates fitting the description above will be contacted and shortlisted. Send resumes to .

Louisiana-Monroe: Per source, Joshua Boulware has joined the ULM program as a defensive grad assistant. Boulware spent last season as a grad assistant at McKendree (D-II - IL) where he assisted with the defensive backs.

Point University (NAIA - GA): Point University is looking to hire a defensive coach (linebackers or defensive backs) immediately for an entry level position. Position includes $12,000 plus a housing stipend. No benefits or meals included. Interested candidates can send their resumes to . No phone calls.

Arizona Western (JC - AZ): Arizona Western has announced the hiring of offensive line coach Korian Chambers. Chambers played offensive line at Arizona Western before moving on to play at the University of New Mexico.

Cumberland University (NAIA - TN): Cumberland University is now accepting applications for the position of graduate assistant football coach for the 2014-2015 school year. Linebacker or secondary coaching/playing experience preferred. Requirements: Bachelor’s Degree, proficient in using HUDL, strong interpersonal skills, communication, leadership, and organization. Compensation includes room, board and tuition. No stipend. To apply send a letter of application, resume, and references to Donnie Suber, head football coach, at .

College of the Siskiyous (CC - CA): College of the Siskiyous has a defensive backs position open. Minimum requirements are a Bachelor’s Degree and at least two years of coaching experience. Master’s Degree preferred. Responsibilities include on coaching, game planning, weight room, HUDL video and recruiting. The position will be from Fall Semester: August 5th – December 13th. Salary is $9500. You will be paid as an hourly instructor on campus. Contact head coach Charlie Roche at . No phone calls.

Ohio Mid-Western College (USCAA): Ohio Mid-Western is seeking a home game for the first and/or third week in November 2014. Any USCAA, JuCo, CC, D-II JV, D-III JV, NAIA JV school willing to travel to Cincinnati; we would return the favor in 2015. Please contact Head Coach Brian Wells 513-614-4507 or .

Wednesday July 16, 2014


Former Troy State University head coach, and former Auburn assistant Tom Jones has passed away. Please keep his family in your prayers during this difficult time.

Ferrum (D-III - VA): Pete Shaw, who spent the past ten seasons at Ferrum College, has accepted the head coaching job at Colt's Neck HS (NJ). 

Central Oklahoma (D-II): The school has announced the hiring of Jason Smelser as linebackers coach and special teams coordinator. He spent three seasons on the Henderson State staff, the last two as linebackers coach/strength & conditioning coordinator. 

Texas: In their new book "My Conference Can Beat Your Conference," Paul Finebaum and Gene Wojchieckowski write that Texas boosters were willing to offer Nick Saban a $15 million signing bonus and a contract worth $100 million-plus, before incentives, according to an advanced copy obtained by AL.com. "Texas was dead serious about trying to money-whip Saban," the pair writes. The book corroborates reports by this website and others back in December on the seriousness of Texas' pursuit of Saban. 

The College at Brockport (D-III - NY): The College at Brockport is seeking applications for a part-time (10 Month) coaching position (Defensive Backs). Bachelor’s degree, playing or coaching experience of Defensive backs at the collegiate level is required. Road recruit your own area. Assist in planning, organizing, conducting, and evaluating practice sessions along with development, implementation, and evaluation of game plans and strategies. Salary is $15,000 per year, housing and benefits. Please submit resume, cover letter, and three professional references to . Please no phone calls.

Holy Cross: Holy Cross is accepting applications for an intern/restricted position on Defense. Prefer college experience playing or coaching in the secondary and XOS film background. Please send resume, cover letter, and references to Mike Kashurba at . Review of applications will being immediately and will continue until filled. No phone calls please.

Illinois: Longtime Maryland offensive line coach Tom Brattan will be the Illini's offensive line coach, per source. Brattan began coaching offensive line at William & Mary in 1984 and has previously worked at Northwestern and Stanford in addition to Maryland.

Purdue: Purdue has hired Austin Schaffer as a recruiting grad assistant. Schaffer was a recruiting intern at Cincinnati last year.

Missouri Western (D-II): At Missouri Wester, we hear that defensive line coach Wes Bell has been promoted to defensive coordinator, offensive line graduate assistant Ryan Olson has been promoted to tight ends coach. Also, former Arkansas Tech graduate assistant Josh Jones has been hired to coach the weakside linebackers.

Augsburg (D-III - MN): Augsburg College is looking for a part time wide receiver or defensive backs coach. This is a seasonal position that pays $3,000 with NO other benefits. The ideal candidate would be local and available for all practices. Please send resume to . No phone calls please.

Temple: Head coach Matt Rhule tore his calf

Limestone (D-II - SC): Limestone College has two defensive intern openings. Start date is August 1. They are both 10 month positions with a $10,000 stipend. College coaching or playing experience required. Please send resumes to head coach Bobby James at . No phone calls please.

CoachComm: CoachComm is seeking a regional sales manager to cover the states of Ohio, Michigan, West Virginia and Indiana. Candidate will be responsible for selling of the CoachComm Headset product line as well as practice management and sound systems. Customer base includes D2, D3 NAIA, JUCO and High Schools. Ideal candidate will have coaching and sales experience as well as recruiting background in these markets. Extensive overnight travel required, serious inquiries only. Please send resume to .

Louisiana-Monroe: Former Boerne HS (TX) linebacker coach Daniel Lopez has accepted the defensive grad assistant job.

South Dakota Mines (D-II): South Dakota Mines has an opening for an offensive assistant (stipend) for the upcoming 2014 season. Responsibilities will include coaching a position group, special teams coaching responsibilities, video breakdown, video editing, and recruiting. This is a 4-6 month stipend position with NO benefits or housing and will begin when filled. Email letter of interest and resume to .

Tuesday July 15, 2014


Florida Atlantic: Former Wisconsin defensive lineman Patrick Muldoon has joined Charlie Partridge's staff as a defensive graduate assistant.

Oklahoma: The Sooners have announced the hiring of Colorado State director of player personnel Drew Hill to the same position. 

Northwestern: Pat Fitzgerald netted just under $2.5 million in compensation in 2012 according to tax documents obtained by USA Today.

Stanford: Head coach David Shaw earned $1.175 million in base pay, $290,000 in bonuses and more than $470,000 in deferred compensation in 2012 according to tax documents obtained by USA Today. Shaw has since signed a new, lengthy extension which is believed to have raised his compensation significantly. 

New York Giants: Brandon Berning, who spent the last seasons at Wisconsin as a recruiting and football ops intern, has accepted a pro scouting internship with the Giants.

Webber International (NAIA - FL): Webber International is accepting applications for an intern position. Responsibilities include assisting the head coach in all facets of the program, including equipment room and film (Hudl) responsibilities. Required qualifications include a Bachelor’s degree and a valid driver’s license. Previous participation and/or coaching experience required. This is a 10 month position and includes room and board. Please send resume, cover letter, and references to OC Matt Leone . No phone calls please.

Norwich (D-III - VT): Special teams coordinator / inside linebackers coach Bill Russell has added the title of associate head coach.

Missouri S&T (D-II): Missouri S&T in Rolla, MO is looking for one intern football coach preferably on the offensive side of the ball for the upcoming 2014 season. This is an entry level position. Daily duties will be to assist with coaching a position, film breakdown, running the scout teams and other duties assigned by the head coach. These are non-paid positions. NO HOUSING INCLUDED. Interested candidates can send resume and 3 professional references to head coach Tyler Fenwick at . Please no phone calls. Deadline to apply is August 1st.

Finlandia (D-III - MI): The school has announced the hiring of Dan Mettlach as offensive coordinator. 

Los Angeles Valley College (JC - CA): Los Angels Valley College is searching for an offensive line coach. This is a stipend position with the possibility of adding 1 to 2 Kinesiology classes based on qualifications. Responsibilities will include recruiting and coaching your own position. Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree (Master degree in the Physical Education / Kinesiology field required for additional teaching opportunities), collegiate playing experience and high school/collegiate coaching experience, excellent communication and leadership skills. Please send all resumes and references to head coach Juan Navarro at .

San Bernardino Valley College (CC - CA): San Bernardino Valley College is looking for a running back and a tight end coach. There is a $4,500.00 stipend. Please contact John Shipp at 714-745-1628 if interested.

Western State (D-II - CO): Western State is currently seeking qualified candidates for the position of Wide Receiver Coach. Preference will be given to those who have previous playing/coaching experience with WRs at the college level. The position will pay $1,000 per month, with no benefits. Possible housing available on-campus. Please email cover letter, resume, and references to Head Coach Jas Bains at . Looking to fill immediately.

Tennessee Titans: Matt Waugh has been hired as a player personnel intern. Waugh was a recruiting intern at the University of Cincinnati last year. 

Ohio Mid-Western College (USCAA): Terrill Byrd, a former Cincinnati standout, has been hired to coach the defensive line.

Paine College (D-II - GA): Per source, former North Carolina Central assistant offensive line coach Jamar Harp has accepted the defensive line job at Paine College.

Stetson (FCS - FL): Head coach Roger Hughes has announced the addition of Charles Huff to coach the defensive line. Huff comes to Stetson from Northern Arizona, where he coached the defensive backs the past three seasons.

St. Scholastica (D-III - MN): The College of St. Scholastica invites applications for the position of offensive line coach. This is a full-time, 11-month per year position. Responsibilities include assisting the head coach in the administration of all phases of an intercollegiate football program; including, but not limited to coaching, recruiting, monitoring academic progress of student-athletes, setting up travel arrangements, assisting with campus visit arrangements. A bachelor's degree and coaching experience in college, high school, or the equivalent is required as is a strong background in coaching at position. Video editing experience and a background in strength training and conditioning of football players is preferred. For more information, and to apply, visit www.csshrjobs.com

Massachusetts Maritime (D-III): Massachusetts Maritime Academy, located in Cape Cod, MA is seeking an assistant football coach to begin in August. This position is a seasonal stipend position ($5,900.00) - no classes, benefits or housing. Duties will include coaching a position on defense as well as video breakdown, recruiting, game & practice prep, and assisting theh ead coach in all phases necessary. This is an August - December position. Please email cover letter, resume, and references to head coach Jeremy Cameron at . No phone calls.

College of the Sequoias (JC - CA): College of the Sequoias s accepting applications for up to (2) assistant coaching positions. Responsibilities include, coaching a position, recruitment of local student athletes, organize all position specific practice drills, film breakdown with players, and monitoring the academic progress of position group student athletes. A Bachelor’s degree is recommended as well as previous college football participation and/or coaching experience required. This is an entry-level position and pays a small stipend only (no class teaching assignments). Preference will be given to local candidates. Please send resume, cover letter, and references to Head Coach Irv Pankey at . Please no phone calls regarding these possible positions.

Presentation (NAIA - SD): Presentation College has a restricted earnings position available immediately. Coaching a position on offense or defense, assisting with special teams, recruiting an area, and other duties within the football program. Compensation is $6000, no benefits or housing. Please contact HC Andy Carr at for further details.

Appalachian State: Per soruce, Brevard College (D-II - NC) offensive line coach Taylor Cornett has accepted the special teams grad assistant job.

Monday July 14, 2014


Abilene Christian: Ken Collums has hired former Tarleton State offensive coordinator Scott Carey as offensive line coach. Cody Moore (who spent last season as the assistant recruiting coordinator at Arkansas and was the defensive line coach at Central Arkansas prior to that) is now coaching the defensive line and former ACU quarterback John David Baker is joining the staff as a grad assistant. 

Mount Union: Chris Kappas has been promoted to defensive coordinator. Head coach Vince Kehres served as the defensive coordinator last season, his first with both titles/responsibilities. 

Arizona Western (JC - AZ): Arizona Western has announced the hiring of linebacker coach Steffon Martin. Martin played linebacker at Arizona Western, as well as Arizona State.

NCAA: The NCAA paid president Mark Emmert $1.7 million in 2012, according to tax documents obtained by USA Today. Chief operating officer Jim Irsch earned $1.01 million, and VP/chief legal officer Donald Remy made $620,000.

Santa Barbara City College (CC - CA): Santa Barbara City College is accepting applications for an intern running backs position. Responsibilities include assisting the head coach in all facets of the program, including coaching a position, the recruitment of quality student athletes, organization and planning of all practices, game preparation, film breakdown, and monitoring the academic progress of student athletes. A Bachelor’s degree is required. Previous participation and/or coaching experience preferred but not required. This is an entry-level position and pays a small stipend only. Preference will be given to local candidates. Please send resume, cover letter, and references to assistant coach Dan Lever at . No phone calls please.

SEC Network: Longtime college football writer Tony Barnhart, ESPN play-by-play voices Tom Hart and Dave Neal, and current Longhorn Network reporter Kaylee Hartung have each joined SEC Network. Additionally, analysts Matt Stinchcomb and Andre Ware have signed multi-year agreements with the network.

Marshall: The Thundering Herd have announced a two-year contract extension for head coach Doc Holliday, keeping him under contract through 2018. While his $600,000 base salary has not changed, Holliday is now eligible for $30,000 bonuses both for winning a Conference USA championship and reaching a bowl game. The school notes his buyout structure of $600,000 for leaving for another head coaching job and a $3 million buyout for taking the West Virginia job remain intact. Holliday is 27-24 in four seasons at Marshall.

Savannah State (FCS - GA): We have learned that defensive coordinator / secondary coach Corey Barlow has been let go. We understand the position is expected to be filled from within.

Concordia (NAIA - Ann Arbor, MI): Concordia University in Ann Arbor is looking for a safeties coach. This is a part-time position and includes a small stipend ($2,000 for the fall with the potential for another small stipend for spring practice) but does not provide room or board. This position is responsible for coaching the safeties, holding position meetings, assisting with day-to-day operations / defensive practice preparation and any other areas assigned by the head coach or defensive coordinator. Previous experience coaching or playing is preferred but all applicants will be considered. Interested candidates should e-mail their letter of interest, resume and references to defensive coordinator . No phone calls please.

Adrian (D-III - MI) : Adrian College has an opening for a part-time coach working on the offensive side of the ball. Position includes a $1,200 stipend with no housing or meals. All interested candidates please email . No phone calls please.

Fox Sports: Erin Andrews has replaced Pam Oliver as the sideline reporter for FOX's top NFL crew, according to Richard Deitsch of SI.com. Oliver will work with FOX's No. 2 crew consisting of Kevin Burkhardt and John Lynch for the 2014 season, and will then move to a different role within the network following the season.

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Malone University (D-II - OH): Malone is accepting applications for an intern position. Responsibilities include assisting the head coach in all facets of the program, including coaching a position on offense (probably TE’s), the recruitment of quality student athletes, organization and planning of all practices, game preparation, film breakdown, and monitoring the academic progress of student athletes. A Bachelor’s degree is required. Position will ideally turn into a GA position beginning in the summer of 2015. Previous participation and/or coaching experience required. This is a 10 month position and includes a monthly stipend, but not housing. Applicants must specifically articulate a Christian statement of faith. Please send resume, cover letter, and references to head coach Eric Hehman at . No phone calls please.

Fox Sports 1: Fox Sports 1 has hired ESPNU college football play-by-play voice Joe Davis to work Big 12 and Pac-12 games, according to Richard Deitsch of SI.com.

Bethel College (NAIA - KS): Bethel College has an immediate opening for GA position. Applicants must have prior playing experience and or coaching experience. This position must have a valid drivers license and social security card. The position will pay $3,000 a year with room and board, and is a 12 month position. Please e-mail cover letter, resume, and three professional references attention Coach Mathis to  if interested.

Murray State (FCS - KY): We hear that Murray State will fill the defensive line opening from within the staff.

East Mississippi (JC): Murray State defensive line coach Davern Williams has accepted a position on the East Mississippi staff.

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